Definitions of Pervaded

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Usage examples for Pervaded

  1. Indeed, the air of vivid and feverish excitement which pervaded every look of hers from this time, making each morning and evening distinctive in his memory as a season of fresh fear and renewed suspense, was enough of itself to arouse this sense of an unknown, but surely approaching, danger. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  2. And then to console him he had the brig which seemed pervaded by the spirit of Freya, since whatever he did on board was always done under the supreme sanction of his love. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  3. It certainly was not there, and neither was the Herr Geheimrath to defend himself; since half- past seven he had been out looking for a cook, his mind pervaded by the idea that if only he could get a cook food would follow in her wake as naturally as flowers follow after rain. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  4. The clamour which was now made against the abolition pervaded all Paris, and reached the ears of the king; Mr. Necker had a long conversation with him upon it; the latter sent for me immediately. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  5. A rosy conscious silence pervaded the summer afternoon and the ancient drawing- room, in which the listeners were one here and one there, all apart- except Corney and " Mrs. Corney," as for love of Mark she liked to be called, on a sofa side by side, and Saffy playing with a white kitten, neither attending to the music, which may have been doing something for both notwithstanding. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald