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melt away

to melt into a liquid. The ice cubes melted away quickly in the intense heat. When the wax candles melted away, they ruined the lace tablecloth.
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melt something away

to cause something to melt into a liquid. The sun melted the ice away. The sun melted away the ice.
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melt away

to disappear The polls show him with a big lead now, but his support could melt away before the election.
Usage notes: sometimes used in the form melt something away: She put on some music that's meant to melt your tension away.
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melt away

v.
1. To dissipate or fade away by or as if by melting: As the sun rose, the fog melted away.
2. To cause something to dissipate or fade away by or as if by melting: The medication melted my anxiety away. The soothing words melted away the child's fears.
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As women have an increasingly harder time unwinding, and moms specifically have more demanding family responsibilities to juggle, Lindt is encouraging women to gently melt away with LINDOR each day, and rewarding them for doing so.
Add a drop of water and the base and wiring begin to melt away.
1[degrees]C rise in water temperature can, in a year's time, melt away about 1 m of shelf ice.
So you wouldn't expect Hickory Farms' Melt Away Mints to be worse than any other sugary, artificially colored and flavored candy.
Seattle Chocolates' new peanut butter truffle center is a blend of milk chocolates, dark chocolate and all-natural peanut butter made from fresh roasted peanuts and is coated with Seattle Chocolates' signature milk chocolate melt away shell.
As the days get hotter and hotter, ice sculptor Adrian Innocent becomes more and more worried his works of art will melt away.
The Liberty Players' two-act production promises to melt away the last of the winter blues and also aims to raise money for charity.
I have watched the sun rise in the east and melt away in the west I've studied a spider busy spinning a web, until it was finished, it would not rest.
Bid/ask spreads will melt away as bidders offer to buy close to the prices that are being asked by sellers.
Thoughts slow, worries melt away, and breathing deepens to join the rhythmic ebb and flow of nature.
Suddenly the years melt away and the seniors from three of NewCourtland's six facilities and the children of Germantown's Settlement Music School in Philadelphia become an ageless voice in song.
Step onto the secluded property of the Bound Hill Hotel and Villas Resort nestled in the hills of Montego Bay, Jamaica, and feel your troubles melt away.
Pretense and posing melt away when a man succumbs to the warmth of a bouncer's hand touching his chest.
The season, surely, would seem to be a time of forgiveness, a time when unhappy memories of others or grudges against them ought to be purged or at least allowed to melt away.