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porous

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The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him.
Oscar Wilde
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porous (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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porous

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  1. Full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through.
    Sponges are porous so they can filter water while trapping food.
    Concrete is porous, so water will slowly filter through it.
  2. (Of legislation): full of loopholes

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