Example sentences for: permeate

How can you use “permeate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Recently the ashtray smell has begun to permeate our apartment--I presume through the wooden floors.

  • Genes for sibling love come to permeate our species--as, in fact, they now do.

  • Since Japan’s Shinto deities are believed to permeate the natural surroundings — in this case, a beautiful cedar forest — the man-made shrine is just there for the fleeting present moment.

  • Errors, distorted emphases, discredited theories, internal inconsistencies, and outright prejudice permeate Buchanan's book right from the beginning.

  • Because defensins are cationic (positively charged), they are able to interact with negatively charged molecules on the surface of microbes and permeate their membranes.

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