pervade

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pervade (third-person singular simple present pervades, present participle pervading, simple past and past participle pervaded)

  1. To be in every part of; to spread through
    Cruel wars pervade history.
    • 1907, Robert W. Chambers, The Younger Set, Ch.II:
      "I ought to arise and go forth with timbrels and with dances; but, do you know, I am not inclined to revels? There has been a little—just a very little bit too much festivity so far …. Not that I don't adore dinners and gossip and dances; not that I do not love to pervade bright and glittering places. []"

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pervade

  1. third-person singular present indicative of pervadere

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pervāde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pervādō