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permeate


permeate

verb

Definition of PERMEATE

to spread throughout <the smell of freshly baked bread permeated the house>
Related Words diffuse (through), impregnate, pass (into), penetrate; fill (up); drench, imbue, infuse, saturate, soak, steep; flood, glut

February 27, 2015
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