fizzle collocations and examples

 UK /ˈfɪz(ə)l/
or fizzle out
 UK

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gradually fail, become less enthusiastic, or disappear


Nouns frequently used as the subject of fizzle
events/activities: attack, campaign, career, game, match, seasonWhile his singing career was fizzling out, his writing career was just beginning.feelings/relationships: excitement, passion, relationship, romanceAfter that relationship fizzled out she took up various office jobs.protests: fight, protest, revolution, strikeAt last year’s conference, small-scale protests fizzled out.
 
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