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Textual thesaurus for "fizzle"

(noun) bust, flop

a complete failure

the play was a dismal flop


(noun) hushing, hiss, hissing, sibilation

a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience


(verb) taper off, peter out, fizzle out

end weakly

The music just petered out--there was no proper ending