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pervasive
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  • A man with a pervading appearance on him of being inflated like a balloon, and ready to start.
  • ’You are useful to Mrs. Gradgrind, and (in a generally pervading way) you are serviceable in the family also; so I understand from Miss Louisa, and, indeed, so I have observed myself.

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  • We were losing 35 to 0 at halftime and there was a pervasive sense of gloom in the locker room.
  • It is a country where corruption pervades their government at every level.

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