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 Evans (William).Events. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Evap’orate (4 syl.).
 
Be off; vanish into thin air.   1
        “Bob and Jonathan, with similar meekness, took their leave and evaporated.”—Dickens: Our Mutual Friend, part i. 6.
 


 Evans (William).Events. 

 
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