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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.

Usage examples (39)
  • One long hot breath followed by another causes clouds to seep from the bell.
  • As he climbed to a higher altitude, the chemical continued to seep from the plane.
  • Not until the late '70s, however, did the phrase seep into the American cooking vocabulary.
  • NY Times, and the WaPo can't drop f-bombs, but which of those actually informed you why the seep was a concern? for more
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  • The cellar walls have begun to "seep" (leak or ooze) and now I see a "cepe" (mushroom, also spelled "cep") growing in there.
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