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verb as in seep, drip (liquid)

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Russian militants continue to percolate through the Ukrainian border, hoping their Kremlin-stoked fantasies will come true.

And this effect would probably percolate up the food chain somewhat.

Novel gun control ideas continue to percolate through the commentariat.

I realize now that I was naive to think any of that would percolate through.

In the U.S., it took more than a decade for the lessons to percolate from the teach-ins to the startups.

With pulp treated in steeping tanks, fresh water is allowed to percolate or drain slowly through the mass.

No water can percolate athwart it, and consequently where it is, there the superincumbent soil is resolved into a quagmire.

The Gulf had risen close enough to their little well to percolate through the sand into it and render it as salt as itself.

Concentrate the weak percolate to a soft extract and dissolve in the reserved portion.

Through pressure of instincts from past lives, strengths or weaknesses percolate gradually into human consciousness.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to percolate, such as: bubble, filter, ooze, permeate, pervade, and bleed.

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