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drip feed

n.
1. Administration of blood, plasma, saline, or sugar solutions, usually intravenously, a drop at a time.
2.
a. The device or tubes by which such a substance is administered.
b. The substance administered.

drip′-feed′ v.
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A clearly upset David Blunkett leaving his central London home last night; Beverley Hughes: Drip-feed of allegations
The constant drip-feed of bad news is seeping through to children's consciousness.
A YEAR ago the Government was elected on a wave of goodwill but the past months has seen a constant drip-feed of broken promises.
In recent months the Catholic Church has had to weather scandal after scandal as the drip-feed of abuse allegations and cover-ups destroyed its credibility.
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But after talks with lawyers BBC bosses decided on Wednesday to drip-feed the expenses' revelations to the public.
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Based on SJ Watson's bestselling novel, Before I bestselling novel, Before I W Go To Sleep is an ingenious thriller, which drip-feeds us fragmented flashbacks, clouding our judgment of characters as they orbit Christine, purportedly out of love.
Based on SJ Watson's bestselling novel, Before I Go To Sleep is an ingenious thriller, which drip-feeds us fragmented flashbacks, clouding our judgment of characters as they orbit Christine.
You are waiting in limbo with this crowd at the gate while the airline drip-feeds disingenuous information on how long you'll be stuck there and why.
Based on SJ Watson's bestselling novel, Before I W Go To Sleep is an ingenious thriller, which drip-feeds us fragmented flashbacks, clouding our judgment of characters as they orbit Christine, purportedly out of love.