Difficult Words : Perjury and Permeate
Difficult Words : Permeate and Perjury
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Perjury (PUR jur ee) n: lying under oath
• The defendant was acquitted of bribery but convicted of perjury, because he had lied on the witness stand during his trial.
• To commit perjury is to perjure oneself.
• The former cabinet official perjured himself when he said that he had not committed perjury during his trial for bribery.
Permeate (PUR mee ATE) v: to spread or seep though, to penetrate
• A stinky smell quickly permeated the room after Jack lit a cigarette.
• Corruption had permeated the company. Every single one of its executives belonged in jail.
• Something that can be permeated is said to be permeable.
• A permeable raincoat is one that lets water seep through.
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