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verb as in run out

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Lakes and rivers that overflow during the winter months are reduced to puddles and trickles come summer.

In late October, demand for tests at a mobile testing site near a playground in Midwood had slowed to a trickle.

There had always been a trickle and a presence largely on the West Coast, but now it has gushed and sprawled.

Animals began to move between the continents, in a trickle at first and then in a massive wave after the isthmus had fully formed around 3 million years ago.

Challenger banks can earn a trickle of revenue from merchants when customers swipe their debit cards, but not enough to thrive in the long term.

From Fortune

Reports began trickling out in the press this week that GOProud had decided to close up shop.

In L.A., the really exhilarant cooking was bubbling up from the bottom, not trickling down from the top.

Palestinians say that armed Jewish settlers have been trickling back to try and reestablish a permanent presence there.

But the money is not trickling down to the real stars of the show, the student-athletes.

That capital has been trickling back into government coffers as well.

My mouth was dry, and I could feel cold sweat trickling down my spine.

The charge had passed through his chest, and the blood was trickling forth sluggishly.

The sweat-drops rained from his brow, and fell trickling down through the pale moonlight.

The Douay version is: "And his sweat became as drops of blood trickling down upon the ground."

Trying to rise he felt blood trickling down his neck, and he turned sick and blind.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trickling, such as: stream, seep, leak, flow, ooze, and percolate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.