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ta·per off

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  1. taper off, peter out, fizzle out, fizzleverb

    end weakly

    "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"

    Synonyms:
    run out, peter out, conk out, fizzle, poop out, fizzle out, run down

  2. taper offverb

    become smaller or less active

    "Business tapered off"

    Synonyms:
    fizzle, fizzle out, peter out

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  1. Johnny Carson:

    For three days after death hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.

  2. David Streit:

    Right now the expectation is we will start to moderate in the 11- to 15-day period, then continue to taper off to near or slightly below normal for the latter half of the month.

  3. The NWS:

    Most of the heavier rain to the west of New Orleans will taper off in the evening ... and for far eastern Louisiana it will probably end closer to midnight.

  4. Christina Steele:

    As in most years, the opening weekend is very busy, normally the number of visitors will likely peak around Wednesday and will then begin to taper off.

  5. Walt Stack:

    Start slow and taper off.


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