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    peter out

    peter out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word peter out

    Definition
    (verb) end weakly
    Synonyms : fizzle , fizzle out , taper off
    Example Sentence
    • The music just petered out--there was no proper ending
    Definition
    (verb) use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    Synonyms : conk out , poop out , run down , run out
    Example Sentence
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out
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