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English verb: pervade

1. pervade (contact) spread or diffuse through


SamplesAn atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration.
Music penetrated the entire building.
His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks.


Synonymsdiffuse, imbue, interpenetrate, penetrate, permeate, riddle


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)penetrate, perforate


Narrower (hyponym)spiritise, spiritize









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