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Synonyms for trickle

Synonyms for trickle

to fall or let fall in drops of liquid

the process or sound of dripping

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Synonyms for trickle

flowing in drops

run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream

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It may be that Freud has finally trickled down to small-town America, so people are alert to sexual innuendo, whether real or imagined, that would have blown over their heads a generation or two ago.
It's just routine to me,'' said Vick, puffing on a pipe outside his home as a stream of water trickled down the road.
The total economic loss to the region has been so far estimated between $30 and $40 million, and the effect has trickled down to businesses reliant on the industry all along the coast.
In the decade or so since, individual bishops have spoken out on this subject, some quite splendidly, but little of their social-justice teaching has trickled down to the Catholics in the pews.
It has trickled down to the outer boroughs, spurring new construction of affordable rental housing.
The rule then trickled down to the colleges and high schools.
To lie, and lie righteously, seems to be the one trickle-down effect that's actually trickled down.
These contracts trickled down to small manufacturers who specialize in manufacturing parts for aircraft, missiles, navigation devices, etc.