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pervade

per·vade

pervade

 
pronunciation:
pr veId
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pervaded, pervades, pervading
definition: to spread or be present everywhere in; permeate.
An air of optimism pervaded the capital.
synonyms:
fill, permeate
similar words:
charge, dominate, imbue, infiltrate, inform, infuse, interpenetrate, overrun, penetrate, saturate, suffuse
derivations: pervasive (adj.), pervadingly (adv.), pervasively (adv.), pervasiveness (n.)