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verb [intransitive] fizzle pronunciation in British English /ˈfɪz(ə)l/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefizzling
past tensefizzled
past participlefizzled
present tense
I/you/we/theyfizzle out
he/she/itfizzles out
present participlefizzling out
past tensefizzled out
past participlefizzled out

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or fizzle out fizzle pronunciation in British English

  1. to gradually fail, become less enthusiastic, or disappear, especially after starting successfully
    The group’s efforts at reform fizzled out after their leader left.


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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