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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pervade \Per*vade"\ (p[~e]r*v[=a]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pervaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Pervading.] [L. pervadere, pervasum; per + vadere to go, to walk. See Per-, and Wade.] 1. To pass or flow through, as an aperture, pore, or interstice; to permeate. [1913 Webster] That labyrinth is easily pervaded. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. To pass or spread through the whole extent of; to be diffused throughout. [1913 Webster] A spirit of cabal, intrigue, and proselytism pervaded all their thoughts, words, and actions. --Burke. [1913 Webster]