01. I forgot I had a chocolate bar in my pocket, and it [melted] all over my leg.
02. The snow is starting to [melt], and it's really beginning to feel like Spring.
03. In "The Wizard of Oz," the wicked witch [melts] after Dorothy throws a bucket of water on her.
04. He put the bagel in the toaster oven for a second to [melt] the butter on it.
05. His nervousness at being on stage [melted] when he heard the audience applaud.
06. I felt like I was [melting] in the summer heat, and had absolutely no energy.
07. Her new love for him quickly [melted] away as she watched him hitting on her best friend.
08. The wolves quickly [melted] into the dark forest, and were gone.
09. The killer [melted] into the crowd, and police lost all sight of him.
10. The [melted] wax from the candle was dripping onto the birthday cake.
11. These candies [melt] in your mouth.
12. You can remove [melted] wax from your carpet by covering it with a piece of paper, and then passing a hot iron over it.
13. Dirty snow [melts] faster than clean snow.
14. If today's ice caps [melted] completely, sea level would rise across the world by more than 200 feet, which means the clock face on the Houses of Parliament in London would be under water.
15. Three Mile Island near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was the site of the worst nuclear disaster in United States history when the reactor [melted] down in 1979.
16. A Moroccan proverb suggests that evening promises are like butter; morning comes, and they're all [melted].
17. The annual [melt] season in Antarctica has increased by 2 to 3 weeks in just the past 20 years.
18. Kahlil Gibran once asked, "What is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to [melt] into the sun?"

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