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The tendency is no sooner blocked along one channel than it begins to seep through another.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
They wanted to make sure whether enough water would seep through to carry any of the dam material along with it.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
A little below this glade was a place, shady and cool, where a seep of water came from under a bank.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
Then the brook can carry away the dish-water without having it seep into the ground and find its way to mingle with the pool.
GIRL SCOUTS AT DANDELION CAMPLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
The fourth night from the river we camped at a small "seep" spring.
JACOB HAMBLIN: A NARRATIVE OF HIS PERSONAL EXPERIENCEJAMES A. LITTLE
Dropping the cigarette on the floor and stepping on it, he let the grey smoke seep from his mouth and nostrils.
UNTHINKABLEROGER PHILLIPS GRAHAM
When the sun's rays seep through the interstices of the carving it leaps into a brilliancy that is blinding.
WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
Seeing the color seep back into Chris's cheeks, the men touched their caps to Mr. Wicker and went back to their interrupted tasks.
MR. WICKER'S WINDOWCARLEY DAWSON
They always flow over and seep through; they fall in cruel disaster on those who love us best.
THE MEANING OF FAITHHARRY EMERSON FOSDICK
She promised to tell the story I would drill into her, but I knew the truth would seep out in a thousand ways.
WHEN KNIGHTHOOD WAS IN FLOWERCHARLES MAJOR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SEEP

  • bleed
  • discharge
  • drain
  • dribble
  • drip
  • drop
  • escape
  • exude
  • filter
  • flow
  • issue
  • leach
  • leak
  • overflow
  • percolate
  • perspire
  • seep
  • spurt
  • strain
  • sweat
  • swelter
  • transpire
  • trickle
  • weep
  • well
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