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But the entendre and innuendo permeates the rest of the series—often innocently, but sometimes far more blatantly.

They believe that these two people died because of a racism that permeates our society.

And that really encapsulates the pure spirit of all Icelanders: an all-encompassing passion that permeates everything they do.

Today its influence, felt in everything from schooling to law enforcement, permeates Saudi society.

That obsession is true of pop culture, for sure, but also permeates our everyday lives.

The painter felt what he was painting, and an impulse of human love, an heroic and yet human life, permeates the picture.

It sometimes permeates a majority, but more frequently a minority.

Amongst the elaborate system of guilds which permeates Chinese society, one of the most meritorious is the lifeboat guild.

In a stew, on the contrary, you boil down this soup till it permeates the fibre which long exposure to heat has softened.

The spirit of youth and lightsome joy permeates this story of pure, exulting womanhood.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to permeates, such as: suffuse, seep, saturate, impregnate, pervade, and percolate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.