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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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All it has produced is a trickle and we are tired of getting trickled on," Engel said.
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