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Infiltrate  v. t.  To penetrate gradually; sometimes used reflexively.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Infiltrate" Quotes from Famous Books

... should thrust themselves, it is evidently the trade union. The coarse vegetables would make an awful howl if the anarchists, whom they imagine they have gagged, should profit by the circumstance to infiltrate themselves in droves into the trade unions and spread their ideas there without any noise or blaring of trumpets."[1] This plea had its effect, and more and more anarchists began to join the trade unions, while their friends, already in the unions, ...
— Violence and the Labor Movement • Robert Hunter

... and hungry and cold, and the day was raw with a high wind that hurt his eyes. But the aliens were trying to infiltrate and every sentry ...
— Two Timer • Fredric Brown

... have been so easily exhausted as at present; and I would not have thought of bargaining for my blood, drop by drop. I would rather have opened myself the veins of my arm and said to her: 'Drink, and may my love infiltrate itself throughout thy body together with my blood!' I carefully avoided ever making the least reference to the narcotic drink she had prepared for me, or to the incident of the pin, and we lived ...
— Clarimonde • Theophile Gautier

... When the orbital ridge is chipped off, without the cavity of the skull being opened into, the haemorrhage shows at once both under the conjunctiva and in the upper lid. If the frontal sinus is opened, air may infiltrate the scalp. ...
— Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition. • Alexander Miles

Words linked to "Infiltrate" :   fall in, permeate, pass, get together, join, go across, filter, infiltrator, percolate, sink in, penetrate

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