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verb [transitive] formal pervade pronunciation in British English /pə(r)ˈveɪd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypervade
he/she/itpervades
present participlepervading
past tensepervaded
past participlepervaded
  1. to spread through the whole of something and become a very obvious feature of it
    A strange sour smell pervaded the air.
    Death is the theme that now pervades his poetry.

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