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    infiltrate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word infiltrate

    (verb) cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices Definition
    (verb) enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
    Synonyms : penetrate
    Example Sentence
    • The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor
    (verb) pass into or through by filtering or permeating
    Example Sentence
    • the substance infiltrated the material
    (verb) pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict
    Synonyms : pass through
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for infiltrate

IN+FILTER(water filter)....In filters water INFILTRATES through porous membrane so that the impurities are removed....

When an object is able to filter something, some part will stay in it and other part will 'PASS THROUGH' it. Imagine you are filtering your morning 'TEA'.

infiltrate:in(not)+filtrate(filter)-so if you are not filtering anything then it means you allow it to pass through.

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