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pervasive
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
existing throughout something; or generally widespread
  • As for exercise, it was nice cold weather, and he was allowed to perform his ablutions every morning under the pump, in a stone yard, in the presence of Mr. Bumble, who prevented his catching cold, and caused a tingling sensation to pervade his frame, by repeated applications of the cane.
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (11% in)
  • Her disordered appearance, and a wholesale perfume of Geneva which pervaded the apartment, afforded strong confirmatory evidence of the justice of the Jew's supposition; and when, after indulging in the temporary display of violence above described, she subsided, first into dullness, and afterwards into a compound of feelings: under the influence of which she shed tears one minute, and in the next gave utterance to various exclamations of 'Never say die!' and divers calculations as to...
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (61% in)

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