Pervade

Per*vade"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pervaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Pervading.] [L. pervadere, pervasum; per + vadere to go, to walk. See Per-, and Wade.] 1. To pass or flow through, as an aperture, pore, or interstice; to permeate.
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That labyrinth is easily pervaded.
Blackstone.
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2. To pass or spread through the whole extent of; to be diffused throughout.
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A spirit of cabal, intrigue, and proselytism pervaded all their thoughts, words, and actions.
Burke.
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