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|Verb||1.||fizzle out - end weakly; "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"|
discontinue - come to or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"
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verb (Informal) die away, fail, collapse, fold (informal), abort, fall through, peter out, come to nothing, miss the mark, end in disappointment The strike fizzled out on its first day.
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