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English verb: interpenetrate

1. interpenetrate (contact) penetrate mutually or be interlocked

SamplesThe territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)penetrate, perforate

Narrower (hyponym)invade

2. interpenetrate (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, penetrate, permeate, pervade, riddle

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)penetrate, perforate

Narrower (hyponym)spiritise, spiritize

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