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suffuse

verb

Definition of SUFFUSE

1
to cause (as a person) to become filled or saturated with a certain quality or principle <she was suffused with an overwhelming feeling of liberation as her horse broke into a gallop>
Synonyms endue (or indue), imbue, inculcate, ingrain (also engrain), inoculate, invest, steep, suffuse
2
to spread throughout <a living room suffused with warm sunlight>
Related Words diffuse (through), impregnate, pass (into), penetrate; fill (up); drench, imbue, infuse, saturate, soak, steep; flood, glut

April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
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