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|Verb||1.||peter out - end weakly; "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"|
discontinue - come to or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"
|2.||peter out - use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out"|
peter out[ˌpiːtərˈaʊt] vi
[career, recovery] → s'essouffler