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pervasive
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
existing throughout something; or generally widespread
  • However, even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably, first in the state courts, then through the Federal courts until the ultimate tribunal is reached-the United States Supreme Court.
    4 — The Corner (86% in)

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