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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To pass or spread through every part.

Usage examples (33)
  • When nonviolence is accepted as the law of life, it must pervade the whole being and not be applied to isolated acts.
  • These shades of expression pervade their language, tempering all their communications, and frequently imparting its pathos or energy to their eloquence.
  • We affirm Judge Bridges's conclusion that severance is not possible because the four unconscionable terms pervade the dispute resolution section of the agreement.
  • Demring hurried on, in a scandalized voice: "When we had fared thus far, we found the darkness was dust and gas such as pervade the universe at home. for more
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