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1‘pass the water through a carbon filter’
sieve, riddle, colander
1‘the farmers filter the water’
sieve, strain, sift, filtrate, riddle
clarify, purify, clear, clean, make pure, refine, treat, process, decontaminate
2‘the rain had succeeded in filtering through her jacket’
seep, percolate, leak, trickle, ooze, dribble, bleed, flow
drain, well, exude, escape, leach
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