impenetrate interpenetrate, penetrate, *permeate, pervade, impregnate, saturate
Analogous words: *enter, pierce, probe, penetrate: invade, entrench (see TRESPASS): drench, *soak

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  • impenetrate — ə̇m+ transitive verb Etymology: in (II) + penetrate : to penetrate thoroughly power to isolate and impenetrate Poland and the Balkan States John Gunther Synonyms: see permeate …   Useful english dictionary

  • impenetrate — v. penetrate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impenetrate — im·penetrate …   English syllables

  • permeate — permeate, pervade, penetrate, impenetrate, interpenetrate, impregnate, saturate can all mean to pass or cause to pass through every part of a thing. Permeate may be used in reference to either a material or an immaterial thing and implies… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • interpenetrate — impenetrate, penetrate, *permeate, pervade, impregnate, saturate Analogous words: see those at IMPENETRATE …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • instill — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. inculcate, implant, impart; pour in, mix in, infuse. See mixture, teaching, insertion. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. infuse, suffuse, transfuse, intermix, imbue, inject, infiltrate, interject, inoculate …   English dictionary for students

  • drench — *soak, saturate, sop, steep, impregnate, waterlog Analogous words: *permeate, pervade, penetrate, impenetrate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • imbibe — *absorb, assimilate Analogous words: *receive, take, admit, accept: *soak, saturate, steep, impregnate: *permeate, pervade, penetrate, impenetrate: acquire, obtain, *get Antonyms: ooze, exude …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • implant — implant, inculcate, instill are comparable when they mean to introduce into the mind. Implant usually implies teaching, and it stresses the fixedness or permanency of what has been taught {the teacher, the parent, or the friend can often do much… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • impregnate — 1 saturate, *permeate, pervade, penetrate, impenetrate, interpenetrate Analogous words: imbue, inoculate, ingrain, *infuse, suffuse, leaven: *enter, pierce, probe, penetrate 2 *soak, saturate, drench, steep, sop, waterlog Analogous words: immerse …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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