to fade (verb) to grow pale and lose colour / to vanish from sight Example: The daylight is beginning to fade. It will soon be dark. comeback (noun) a return to popularity when something has been out of fashion for a while Example: Do you think the Rubik's Cube will make a comeback? We will have to wait and see. to engross (verb) to occupy someone's attention and interest to the extent that everything else is blocked out Example: Have you been engrossed in the new Harry Potter book? impact (noun) the force of a one thing upon another Example: What impact do you think the Harry Potter books have had on young people's reading habits? to sell like hot cakes (popular phrase) to sell very quickly and in great amounts Example: Dido's new CD has been selling like hot cakes since it was released a few weeks ago.