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permeate
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
spread or diffuse through
  • That diffuses itself all through the body, permeates.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (80% in)
  • There might have been lapses of an erring father but he wanted to turn over a new leaf and now, when at long last in sight of the whipping post, to lead a homely life in the evening of his days, permeated by the affectionate surroundings of the heaving bosom of the family.
    Episode 15 — Circe (19% in)

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