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One entry found for dissolve.
Main Entry: disˇsolve
Pronunciation: diz-primarystressälv, -primarystressodotlv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): disˇsolved; disˇsolvˇing
1 : to mix or cause to mix with a liquid so that the result is a liquid that is the same throughout <sugar dissolves in water>
2 : to bring to an end : TERMINATE <dissolved their partnership>
3 : to fade away as if by breaking up or melting <his courage dissolved in the face of danger>
4 : to be overcome by a strong feeling <dissolved into tears>
5 : to appear or fade out gradually so that one scene is replaced by another (as in movies or television)
- disˇsolvˇer noun

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