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Seep

seep

 

When water or any other liquid moves slowly from one area to another, use the word "seep" to talk about the situation.

simple past past participle
seep
seeped
seeped
  • We have water seeping into our basement.
  • Water is seeping through a crack in the wall.
  • Water may seep into a tent overnight, depending on the weather conditions.
  • There’s a little bit of seepage of oil coming from the engine.
  • The engine is seeping oil.
  • This wet area shows that something is seeping through the cap.
  • Some sort of liquid seeped out of a bag and onto the floor.
  • Water seeping from a pipe indicates there is a leak.
  • Blood slowly seeped into the cloth bandage area of the band aid which helped stop the bleeding.

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March 19, 2018

 

 

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