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How to use the word dissipating in a Sentence?

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The new year is off to a rough start for President Biden, whatever bounce he may have had from the GOP’s lackluster midterms and the drawn-out speaker election may be dissipating. The timing of the classified documents controversy is especially bad for him in light of his rumored 2024 announcement since it neutralizes what was going to be one of his primary lines of attack against former President Trump.

Giancarlo Sopo

Found on FOX News
2 months ago

We moved the water off pretty quickly, but in some areas, obviously, it was really challenging, there were some problems getting through on some streets. One of the main arteries was unpassable, but by and large water is dissipating.

Dan Gelber

Found on FOX News
9 months ago

What was observed was an unrecoverable, dissipating rainbow sheen that was approximately 11 miles in length.

John Edwards

Found on CNN
1 year ago

If we find out the estate is selling off things, dissipating assets, we will go in for a court order.

Lisa Bloom

Found on Reuters
3 years ago

The cloud is dissipating. The levels that we registered throughout the event were very low.

Cory McPhee

Found on Reuters
7 years ago

Fear of an imminent interest rate hike appears to be dissipating, but the prospect of one seems to have created greater volatility in the market, we are in a rather uncertain period.

Michael Sprung

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

The optimism we saw at the start of the year is dissipating, there's no doubt that the markets will be choppy for the rest of the year.

Elvis Picardo

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

There were some suggestions earlier that perhaps at least some people in the Indonesian systems were having second thoughts but I'm afraid those signals seem to be dissipating.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

The euphoria from Friday's U.S. payrolls is dissipating, we're seeing a bit of profit taking, italy's downgrade is a good reminder that Europe is far from being out of the woods.

Pierre Martin

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

Instead of solid accomplishments, the man pursues pleasures and self-gratification. He will never achieve anything so long as he is surrounded by dissipating temptations.

I Ching

added by anonymous
13 years ago

Beware of dissipating your powers strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

added by anonymous
13 years ago

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