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Word: seep

Definition: pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage


Sentences Containing 'seep'

However, modern "Scyliorhinus" egg capsules are smoother than the Bear River Seep Deposit fossils, casting doubt on this possibility.
I am frantically mad, ever unable to seep.
If sewage or slops be poured upon the ground in the neighborhood of the well, the liquid will seep through the ground and some may make its way into the pump before it has been purified by the earth.
Large quantities of earth were removed and dumped in a landfill next to a nearby creek; the weight of the earth caused the river bank to collapse, which, in turn, allowed water to seep into the ground, creating a muddy foundation for the building that toppled."
Rapid decompression can rupture eardrums and sinuses, bruising and blood seep can occur in soft tissues, and shock can cause an increase in oxygen consumption that leads to hypoxia.
Shark eggs have been recognized in the fossil record. More than thirty fossil shark egg capsules have been discovered at the Bear River Seep Deposit of Washington state in the US.
The male will have a clear single note "seep" or "tseep".
Women in general are supposed to wear specific clothes, as stated by the hadith, like the hijab, which may take different styles depending on the culture of the country, where traditions may seep in.

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