drip, trickle, dribble
Meaning: flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
meaning of the word
trickle, dribble, filter
Meaning: run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; "water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose"; "reports began to dribble in"
He raised the patient's head, allowing it to trickle down his throat.
It was perhaps more of a trickle than a fade, but as a disappearance it was complete.
He settled the cap more firmly upon his head, spat upon his hands, and once more stooping in the fireplace, gave a leap, and up the chimney he went with a rattle of loose mortar and a black trickle of soot.