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vanish

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The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity—love. And the story of a love is not important—what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
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Etymology

Aphetic for obsolete evanish, Old French esvanir, esvaniss- (French évanouir), Vulgar Latin evanescere, from vanus, "empty".

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Verb

Infinitive
to vanish

Third person singular
vanish

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to vanish (third-person singular simple present vanish, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To become invisible or to move out of view unnoticed.
  2. (mathematics) To become equal to zero.
    The function f(x)=x^2 vanishes at x=0.

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