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Latin permeāre permeāt- to penetrate per- through per– meāre to pass mei-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Latin permeātus, participle of permeāre, meaning to pass through.
A distinct smell of stinking fish began to permeate the EU institutions !
Multiple television screens permeate country western music videos.
This smell can be difficult to get out of the house and, especially in damp weather, seems to permeate everything.
The high level of ammonia in a cat's urine will eventually permeate most plastic litter boxes, even if you use a liner.
The aromas of different varieties of wood permeate the air and add to the ambiance.
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