Yet, during my all-too-short time there, the charms of the country and its people began to seep under my defenses.
Its craziness is starting to seep in at the margins and affect our civil discourse.
In other words, take a minute to really be conscious of the emotion, instead of just letting it seep in.
And it takes time for world events to seep into the culture.
Petraeus allowed no daylight to seep in between himself and the president.
There were no sounds but the seep of sand, the moan of wind, the mourn of wolf.
The tension seemed to seep out of the room as tangible as a stream of water.
The fourth night from the river we camped at a small "seep" spring.
Strange stories of Bob's doings began to seep into my office.
Want of vegetable food, drinking water from seep wells and exposure to cold rains caused the sickness.
1790, variant of sipe (c.1500), possibly from Old English sipian "to seep," from Proto-Germanic *sip- (cf. Middle High German sifen, Dutch sijpelen "to ooze"), from PIE root *seib- "to pour out, drip, trickle" (see soap (n.)). Related: Seeped; seeping.