use petered in a sentence.
This one-liner vehicle driven by William Shatner and based on a Twitter feed of the same name petered out in one season; the original feed forges on with about 3 million followers.
Steve Forbes tried to do some of that but his candidacy for the Iowa caucuses kind of petered out real quickly so it never went anywhere.
About a dozen years ago, a discussion began about a subject that was important but kind of petered out without a resolution.
It was a regular read for me for years and it just kind of petered out about a year ago now.
In the past, pre-Web, the process, cascade, or stream kind of petered out at this point, or sooner.