Petered-out sentence example
- This rain spread into the Midlands and East Anglia during the morning, then gradually petered out.
- However, the passage eventually petered out in a narrow rift.
- The investigation had finally petered out with no results.
- The rising was never finally crushed; it simply petered out.
- The flannel suits quickly gained popularity among men, too, and in fact were worn by men well into the twentieth century, while the usage by women had soon petered out.Advertisement