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Sensory AssociationPlay
Use 'permeate' when a sensation like smell or sound fills an area completely. SlideThe aroma of spices permeated the market, creating a vivid sensory experience.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
'Permeate' can be used figuratively to describe ideas or qualities spreading within a group or society. SlideThe spirit of revolution permeated the hearts of the people.
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Not InstantaneousPlay
The process of permeating often suggests a gradual spread rather than an immediate one. SlideA sense of calm slowly permeated the room as the music played.