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synonyms for permeates

  • imbue
  • impregnate
  • infiltrate
  • infuse
  • invade
  • pass through
  • penetrate
  • percolate
  • pervade
  • saturate
  • seep
  • steep
  • suffuse
  • charge
  • diffuse
  • drench
  • fill
  • ingrain
  • pierce
  • soak
  • stab
  • stalk
  • transfuse
  • go through
  • interfuse

antonyms for permeates

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  • dehydrate
  • dry
  • take out
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How to use permeates in a sentence

The painter felt what he was painting, and an impulse of human love, an heroic and yet human life, permeates the picture.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
It sometimes permeates a majority, but more frequently a minority.
ETHICS IN SERVICEWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
Amongst the elaborate system of guilds which permeates Chinese society, one of the most meritorious is the lifeboat guild.
LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINAOLIVER G. READY
In a stew, on the contrary, you boil down this soup till it permeates the fibre which long exposure to heat has softened.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
The spirit of youth and lightsome joy permeates this story of pure, exulting womanhood.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The tyranny of the race dogma permeates the majority of the German historians and publicists from the early nineteenth century.
GERMAN PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIESCHARLES SAROLEA
The ferment of its strivings and its discontent permeates the whole people.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN, VOL. 15VARIOUS
It gradually develops into a sentiment which permeates his whole being.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
Automobiling figures in the story which is told with light, bright touches, while a happy gift of humor permeates it all.
THE THIRD DEGREECHARLES KLEIN AND ARTHUR HORNBLOW
A style like this 'permeates the inmost recesses' of the realms of taste, Mr. Giles, 'allow us to say.'
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1843VARIOUS
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