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verb [intransitive] fizzle pronunciation in American English /ˈfɪz(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfizzle
he/she/itfizzles
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 American 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.

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