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The dict-ified word of the day is permeate

| source : web1913 | Permeate \Per"me*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Permeated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Permeating}.] [L. permeatus, p. p. of permeare to permeate; per + meare to go, pass.] 1. To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand. --Woodward. 2. To enter and spread through; to pervade. God was conceived to be diffused throughout the whole world, to permeate and pervade all things. --Cudworth. | source : wn | permeate v 1: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration" [syn: {pervade}, {diffuse}, {imbue}] 2: pass through; "Water permeated sand easily" [syn: {percolate}, {sink in}, {filter}] 3: penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot" [syn: {interpenetrate}]

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