Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. faden, vaden, prob. fr. fade, (a.); cf. Prov. D. vadden, to fade, wither, vaddigh languid, torpid,. Cf. Fade (a.) Vade
Already the feeble beginnings of returning consciousness had faded away, and the sick man's eyes were closed wearily.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
According to the books she had read, that solitary state belonged to old, disappointed bachelors, old maids, faded people generally.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
The smile faded and the aged eyes grew icier.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
There were curious chairs as well, and no end of square ottomans covered with brocade or tapestry, sadly faded now and some of the edges worn.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Mrs. Howland was lying on a sofa, which was covered with faded rep and had a broken spring.
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade
The color of the cap is apt to fade so that specimens will be found almost white.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
I reckon I'm like my mother, but my father has kind of faded; I'm often sorry I can't locate him well.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
There were no woollen mats to be faded or waxen fruits to be melted by the sun's heat.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton
His name, George Prince, in letters illumined upon his forehead, showed for a moment and then faded.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
Then, this too faded, and I saw the old men cowering, pleading with the three terrible envoys.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
Thou shall not me persuade
This love of ours
Can in a moment fade,
Like summer flowers;
"The Quarrel" by Richard Le Gallienne
Are its palaces and pleasures
Fantasies that fade?
And the glory of its treasures
Shadow of a shade?
"Speculation" by William Schwenck Gilbert
SWANHILD SINGS UNSEEN:
White wings, far wings,
Fade down the sky,
Dream things, fair things
Follow and fly;
"Songs From A Masque" by Margaret Widdemer
'He was a shining meteor light
That faded from the skies,
But I mistook him for a star
That only set to rise.
"Alexander And Zenobia" by Anne Bronte
Flower! Flower, I see Him pass
Each hour of night and day,
Down to an altar and a Mass
Go thou! and fade away.
"The Star's Song" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Companionship to hold,
Yet feeling every hour,
A beauty fading from the earth,
Thought losing half its power."
"The Sinless Child Part 4" by Elizabeth Oakes Smith
Apple's invincibility fades on iPhone miss, global woes.
It's enough for some orchestras to simply perform familiar and comforting tunes, taking no chances and sending audiences home with fading satisfaction.
The characters in "The Imperfectionists," by Tom Rachman, are employees of a newspaper, which is fading, like many today.
The Republican Party did have an isolationist faction before World War II, but it faded.
Olympic men's steeplechase: Evan Jager of Portland fades to 6th.
View full size The Associated Press The United States' Evan Jager (front left) and Donald Cabral (front right) led the steeplechase Sunday before fading to sixth and eighth respectively.
Jilted Africa cool to US vote after Obama fever fades.
Fallon and the band gets everything right, from the organ to the fade-out effects every '60s music show used.
Takeover Appeal Fades for Energy-Drink Maker Under Cloud of Health Concerns.
Browns' victory should calm jumpy nerves, while some (Cowher) rumors should just fade away.
Like health-care reform, President Obama's ambitious plans to beef up regulation of financial markets this year appear to be fading.
On Maui, as summer fades into fall, signs of the changing season don't come from the weather.
Rangers must take cue from Cowboys' failures to keep from fading for good.
Romney's '47 Percent' Gives Fading OWS a Birthday Present.
With the snow and cold weather now fading, the outdoor running season is in full swing with a plethora of fundraising events.
Since oscillations on the rising edge of bursts typically fade as the ﬂux increases, it is likely that either the spot or spots are spreading during this time which will reduce the observed amplitude.
Oscillations During Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts
Fig. 1.1(b), when the initial relaxation oscillations fade out, the harmonic mode remains sub-Poissonian for a long interaction time interval.
Quantum, classical and semiclassical analyses of photon statistics in harmonic generation
Luminosity naturally changes with redshift due to passive evolution: stellar populations fade with time as stars die out.
Rethinking Lensing and Lambda
Although submillimeter ﬂux depends only weakly on redshift, such that higher redshift sources fade in K ′ but not in 850 µm ﬂux, sources that are fainter in K ′ luminosity may be intrinsically fainter in 850 µm luminosity.
The Submillimeter Properties of Extremely Red Objects
This extended emission faded on a timescale of ∼ months and was not detected at any other epoch.
A radio jet in the prototypical symbiotic star Z And?