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permeate something with something

to saturate something with something. The comedian permeated his act with smutty jokes. The evening air was permeated with the smell of jasmine.
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permeate through something

to seep in and saturate something. The coffee spilled on the desk and permeated through all the papers and stuff. The strong odor permeated through the walls and nearly suffocated us.
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it has been inside the organism and has thus been permeated with an astral and ethereal content.
The art of biblical interpretation is the sensitive search within fallible and vulnerable human documents for a divine encounter that has the potential for transforming life that it might be permeated with trust, hope, and love.
An in-depth work of literary criticism that transcends boundaries to explore the occult forces that permeated Bowles' life, the Moroccan mysteries and North African customs, culture, and magic he studied, the mystical influence drugs, sex, and music, and much more.
Above all it was a conversation permeated with compassion and a search for understanding rather than naive moralistic judgements.
Foremost in its content, the creators of Vibe not only related the roots of urban culture but the frankness, manner and progress that echoed the ways in which hip-hop permeated nearly every aspect of modern society.
The outer perichondrium (lining of cartilage) is permeated by a spectrum of inflammatory cells, including neutrophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, and plasma cells (figures 1 and 2); these changes are frequently associated with edema or gelatinous cystic degeneration.
With today's professional sports climate permeated with many high-priced prima donnas whose performance falls far short of their salaries, it is worth recalling that on January 21, 1960, Musial asked for, and was granted, a pay cut from $100,000 to $80,000 a year on grounds that he had been overpaid in 1957 (when he led his league in batting) and 1958, and that his performance in 1959 had not measured up to his standards.
It has permeated our culture the way it once permeated the great underground fields of Ayrshire, Lanarkshire, the Lothians and Fife.
Shigeru Ban's work is permeated by a strong sense of Japanese architectural history reinterpreted in an explicitly contemporary manner.
Improvisation happily permeated music, singing, and dancing.
The proofreader changed the sentence in the published version to read: "All facets of our school program are permeated by a philosophy.