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trickle

trick·le

trickle

 
 
pronunciation:
trI kl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: trickled, trickles, trickling
definition 1: to fall or flow in drops or in a thin, weak stream.
Juice trickled down the baby's chin.
synonyms:
dribble, drip
antonyms:
gush
similar words:
flow, leak, ooze, seep, spill, sprinkle, stream, weep
definition 2: to go or come slowly, or in small numbers.
Viewers trickled through the museum.
synonyms:
filter
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a thin, weak flow.
Lack of rain reduced the creek to a trickle.
synonyms:
dribble, drip
antonyms:
flood, gush, torrent
similar words:
drop, flow, stream
derivation: tricklingly (adv.)
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