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  • v. Present participle of dissolve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Melting; breaking up; vanishing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the process of going into solution


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  • Crew members begin dissolving, literally, their bodies just melting down into nothing.

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  • Is salt dissolving is water is a natural, spontaneous process?

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  • We say that salt dissolving is water is a natural, spontaneous process — even if you are the one who dumped the salt in the water.

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  • Zachriel: Is salt dissolving is water is a natural, spontaneous process? fifth monarchy man: It depends on whether or not there is a person doing the dissolving

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  • Given that GM (Firestone and others) was complicit in dissolving the entire “trolley” industry, it seems like poetic justice.

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  • Again dissolving onself and metamorphosing into another being!

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  • Visions of a gray uniform came blending in dissolving views with the visions of monarchs in their robes of state and soldiers in heavy armour; it meant much, that gray uniform; and a sense of loss and want and desolation by degrees crept over me, which had nothing to do with the ruin of kingdoms.

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  • 'Nobody has got such kind nieces as me!' cried Sir Hugh, again dissolving into tenderness; 'for all nobody has deserved so ill of them.

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  • The process is a form of mental torture that results in dissolving at least one of the inmates’ memories.

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  • He may have been hypocritical when it came to human rights in his own backyard but, unlike many slave-owning, self-proclaimed Jeffersonians who insisted on states' rights as the slavery question grew ever more toxic, Madison could not abide the idea of dissolving the republic.

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