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trickle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trickle

  1. 1 to fall or let fall in or as if in drops <trickled a little honey into her tea> Synonyms distill (also distil), dribble, drop, dripRelated Words drizzle, sprinkle; flow, pour, roll, run, stream; cascade, gutter, riffle, ripple; bleed, exude, ooze, seep, weep; dischargeNear Antonyms gush, spout, spurt

  2. 2 to flow in a broken irregular stream <the brook trickled along the glade> Synonyms bubble, dribble, guggle, lap, plash, ripple, splash, gurgle, washRelated Words eddy, purl, swirl; swash, swish, swoosh, whish; drip, drop; gush, jet, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms runAntonyms pour, roll, stream




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