PERVASIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERVASIVE
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 a.  pervading; spread throughout every part
Classic Sentence:
1  Its tone was indeed solemn and pervasive.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
2  Now, by a subtle pervasion of the new spirit, he had somehow been pushed out.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  Despite airing them for several hours, Martha could not rid her clothes of the pervasive odor of mothballs that clung to them.
2  Dr. Nash's approach is now pervasive in economics and throughout the social sciences and is applied routinely in other fields, including evolutionary biology.