driblet


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Synonyms for driblet

a quantity of liquid falling or resting in a spherical mass

Synonyms for driblet

a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

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Liddell Hart railed against the piecemeal application of force: "If the British had used at the outset even a fair proportion of the forces they ultimately expended in driblets, it is clear from Turkish accounts that victory would have crowned the undertaking.
Unless you enjoy the feeling of your shirt stuck to your back and constant sweat driblets cascading down your temples, winter is, by far, the best time to visit Middle East destinations like Abu Dhabi.
the house partaking too of that air of scaling desolation, not having suffered from invasion but a shell marooned and forgotten in a backwater of catastrophe--a skeleton giving of itself in slow driblets of furniture and carpet, linen and silver, to help to die torn and anguished men.
But Mathur strongly felt that countries like India needed a dedicated PE fund instead of getting driblets from a global one.
Sneering anti-Hillary blog driblets from Weekly Standard web editor Michael Goldfarb most certainly count, as do John McCain's sarcastic remarks about the cynical way advocates of legal abortion deploy health-of-the-mother exceptions.
30) Tennyson had, Austin wrote, "abandoned a lofty but illusory aim, and contented himself with executing four charming and highly finished fragments or driblets, in the shape of 'Enid,' 'Elaine,' 'Vivien,' and 'Guinevere' (p.
So I have abruptly returned back, to answer his question " Dear brother don't lament as a Somali proverb says "if you are dying keep away the driblets from your month-means clean" so if you if the reason is that, why don't we return back home
The majority, on the other hand, make do with patchworks of what scant offerings remain from reinsurers and service firms, coupled with sporadic, typically makeshift internal driblets, which, in point of fact, are seldom more than token imitations of genuine learning.
It shoots out of one everything shaped, final, not in mere driblets, as sanity docs.
By driblets, pour hot cream into yolks, stirring (not beating) with whisk, until evenly blended.
Eternally, woman spills herself away in driblets to the thirsty, seldom being allowed the time, the quiet, the peace, to let the pitcher fill up to the brim.
Had this happened, as it did in other instances, it would have meant that blacks would have entered the Major Leagues not just as players, but as managers, general managers, and owners, As things turned out, they were lucky enough to enter the Majors in little driblets as players after World War II.
Imagine one day being able to drive your car with hydrogen as its power source, and water driblets as the output of your engine.