What is the opposite of spurt?

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Noun
Opposite of a sudden gushing stream
Noun
Opposite of an act, or the state, of streaming or flowing out, especially rapidly
“The City Center division has to supply additional manpower to maintain law and order due to the large influx of supporters converging on the City Center.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden or brief outbreak or burst of something
Noun
Opposite of an instance or period of increasing or expanding in amount, value or size
“The researchers think this lessening of friction may occur among the grains in granular flows, such as snow cascading down a mountainside.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden and brief outbreak
Noun
Opposite of a sudden short bout of an illness or stress
“Probiotics can be used to provide defense against illnesses.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden flow or flood
“With this system, a trickle of water is discharged continuously near each plant.”
Noun
Opposite of a leakage of gas, liquid, or heat from a container
Storage of nitrogen in a wetland is only a temporary measure, whether nitrogen is assimilated into biomass or absorbed by the soil.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden occurrence of a particular activity (or emotion)
Noun
Opposite of a steady, continuous stream or supply of something
“As a result of the strike, there was a break in the production of European luxury cars.”
Noun
Opposite of an act or spell of running
“Graham was feeling rather full and bloated and decided to have a bit of a walk around the local park.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical forward or upward movement, typically sudden or powerful in nature
“It is certain that Attila made a sudden retreat into Pannonia and tradition has ascribed it to a superstitious fear of incurring the fate of Alaric.”
Noun
Opposite of increase of velocity
Noun
(somewhat rare) Opposite of a sudden outburst of emotion
“The medication gave her brief relief from her nagging cough, but within twenty-four hours, it had returned.”
Verb
Opposite of gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
Verb
Opposite of to cascade or issue forth from somewhere
“Each drawer will be clearly marked and will be lined with bin liners for easy disposal and to ensure that the liquid is contained.”
Verb
Opposite of to pass through a pore, membrane or interstice
Verb
Opposite of to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
“Glimmers of twilight began to seep through, as water might trickle through a basket's rushes.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or travel hurriedly
Verb
Opposite of to drive out with force
Verb
Opposite of to expel or discharge, typically gas or light
“This machine is so powerful that it can suck up dirt you never even knew existed.”
Verb
Opposite of to flow or move in a stream
“You can run the hairdryer over the wet patch on your dress and it should dry up pretty quick.”
Verb
(usually of a liquid) Opposite of to rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
“His tears began to ebb once he had gotten over the overwhelming emotion of landing his dream job.”
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Opposite of to expel or spew a substance
Verb
Opposite of to develop, increase or grow rapidly
“Following 1933, school expenditures again began to increase, and for the first time in the history of Pittsburgh, average daily attendance began to decline.”
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