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fizzle

Definitions of fizzle
  1. verb
    end weakly
    synonyms: fizzle out, peter out, taper off
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    type of:
    discontinue
    come to or be at an end
  2. noun
    a complete failure
    synonyms: bust, flop
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    types:
    bomb, dud, turkey
    an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
    type of:
    failure
    an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
  3. noun
    a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    synonyms: hiss, hissing, hushing, sibilation
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    type of:
    noise
    sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
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