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Sentence count:21Posted:2017-01-31Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: dexterousboisterouspreposterouscompeteonerousnumerousgenerouscome roundMeaning: v. 1. end weakly 2. use up all one's strength and energy and stop working. 
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(1) The houses began to peter out, and eventually stopped.
(2) Some believe the protests will eventually peter out.
(3) Several times I took Peter out with me on jobs, familiarising him with the required techniques of film reporting.
(4) Traffic began to peter out and they found themselves in the middle of extensive minefields.
(5) These stripes run right down the body, but peter out near the base of the tail.
(6) The growth-boosting potential of debt seemed to peter out.
(7) "We believe inflationary pressures will peter out in the coming months," said Qu Hongbin, at HSBC.
(8) This outbreak could peter out, like a 1976 swine flu outbreak did.
(9) But that flow might peter out soon if the U.S. economy becomes a source of growth and related risks that bring reward.
(10) Many novels start well, but peter out before the end.
(11) Usually , however, such heresy - hunts peter out quickly in the face of faculty solidarity.
(12) Output peaked in 2002 and may peter out in a decade.
(13) After about six hours the pipelines peter out. The dense jungle scenery has not changed – although I notice the little wooden roadside homes have potted azaleas outside.
(14) Within a very short distance of the airport, roads peter out to cattle tracks.
(15) It was a precarious operation at the start — as all farming was in the new colonies—and it became precarious enough again in these past few years to peter out at last.
(16) That's important because consumers are likely to drift away if conversations peter out or if they feel that their voices are lost in a chaotic flood of comments.
(17) Seeing no future in it, his interest in the job peter out.
(18) An England international, the Hull-born Liverpudlian, who began his career as an exciting youngster at Tottenham, then saw his Liverpool career peter out disappointingly.
(19) The growth of China's massive economy is beginning to slow as stimulus funds peter out and aggressive monetary tightening measures take effect.
(20) A new concern Mr Rajan expressed while talking to the FT Financial Times, was that the productivity gains that have underpinned the world economy might peter out as fresh policy reforms stall.
(21) He did want Turkish Delight and to be a Prince (and later a King) and to pay Peter out for calling him a beast.
More similar words: dexterousboisterouspreposterouscompeteonerousnumerousgenerouscome rounddangerousponderousvociferousmeterodoriferousobstreperouset ceteraveteranlater ondiametercemeteryasteroidthermometerkilometerdeterminedeterrenta matter ofdeterminedhydrometerinveteratespeedometerdeteriorate
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