other words for peter out
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If you dont get a spark under your old machinery, this old scheme will peter out like Spain and Rome.
I suspicioned he'd peter out when Pap Spooner died, but he fooled us the worst kind.
Lee says he never realized that Mr. Peters could peter out quite so completely.
Even rejoicings can get overfed and peter out into ginger tea.
I wouldn't be a whole lot surprised if they give us an awful fight before they peter out.
When you find silver or gold, you don't know how hard it may be to extract it from its rock or how soon the find will peter out.
But he tried to think of himself as fighting a real boy in the way as his father, his dreams seemed to peter out ignominiously.
Then stores began to fail, including soap and kerosene, and writing-paper and ink threatened to "peter out."
He'll have to pass you somewhere, because Elijah will begin to peter out after he's gone half a mile.
"Going to peter out I reckon," Abe answered with a sorrowful look.
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