circumfuse


cir·cum·fuse

verb \ˌsər-kəm-ˈfyüz\
cir·cum·fusedcir·cum·fus·ing

Definition of CIRCUMFUSE

transitive verb
:  surround 1
cir·cum·fu·sion \-ˈfyü-zhən\ noun

Examples of CIRCUMFUSE

  1. <circumfused in darkness, the isolated house seemed the perfect spot for a clandestine meeting>

Origin of CIRCUMFUSE

Latin circumfusus, past participle of circumfundere to pour around, from circum- + fundere to pour — more at found
First Known Use: 1605

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