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1‘most of the water soon evaporated’
vaporize, become vapour, volatilize
2‘a stream of hot air is used to evaporate the water’
dry up, vaporize
3‘rock salt is mined, then washed and evaporated before being left to crystallize’
dry out, remove moisture from, dehydrate, desiccate, dehumidify
4‘the feeling has evaporated’
end, come to an end, cease to be, cease to exist, pass away, pass, die out, be no more, fizzle out, peter out, wear off
vanish, fade, disappear, melt away, dissolve, disperse
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