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melt away

1. To change from a solid state into a liquid; to melt. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "melt" and "away." The sun should melt away some of this snow. The ice melted away in a matter of minutes.
2. To lessen and disappear. My nerves just melted away as soon as I stepped on the stage and started to sing.
3. To cause something to lessen and disappear. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "melt" and "away." That massage was great—it totally melted all of my tension away.
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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 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 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 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.
Commenting repeatedly on the passage of time--as historical process understood in reference to his individual life--Debord states, "I have loved my epoch, which will have seen all existing security vanish, and everything which was socially ordained melt away.
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Rudy Nigro let the years melt away Wednesday as he looked out the front window of his Woodland Hills hardware store.