blow over

blow over
verb
disappear gradually
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The pain eventually passed off

Syn: ↑evanesce, ↑fade, ↑pass off, ↑fleet, ↑pass
Derivationally related forms: ↑passing (for: ↑pass), ↑evanescent (for: ↑evanesce), ↑evanescence (for: ↑evanesce)
Hypernyms: ↑disappear, ↑vanish, ↑go away
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Something is ——ing PP

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(of trouble) fade away without serious consequences

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blow over [phrasal verb]
of a storm : to come to an end :stop

The storm eventually blew over. [=blew itself out, ended]

— often used figuratively

The scandal blew over and was forgotten in a few months.

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Main Entry:blow

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ˌblow ˈover derived
to go away without having a serious effect

The storm blew over in the night.

The scandal will soon blow over.

Main entry:blowderived

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