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permeate

view main entry for permeate verb  /ˈpɜrmiˌeɪt/
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permeation

  /ˌpɜrmiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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rhythmus

moving with rhythm, together as one

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