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trickle

(trik′ĕl)
To let a few drops fall at a time; to allow fluid to flow slowly. Local or topical anesthetics are often applied by trickling them over wounds or mucous membranes.
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Coaching techniques have trickled down in the same fashion as rule changes.
But the warnings have not trickled down to the mom-and-pop shops dotting the San Fernando Valley, who stock bags of the candy, often used to stuff pinatas.
What both of those boys have accomplished trickled down through the entire program.
Tears trickled down Yang's cheek, as they did of several in the audience who lost children, fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters.
The anticipated price drop had not trickled down to the retail level by midweek, though.
Enron and Arthur Anderson executives must have trickled down from Ronald Reagan's all-too-successful presidency.