circumfuse

verb
cir·​cum·​fuse | \ ˌsər-kəm-ˈfyüz How to pronounce circumfuse (audio) \
circumfused; circumfusing

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circumfusion \ ˌsər-​kəm-​ˈfyü-​zhən How to pronounce circumfuse (audio) \ noun

Examples of circumfuse in a Sentence

circumfused in darkness, the isolated house seemed the perfect spot for a clandestine meeting

First Known Use of circumfuse

1605, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for circumfuse

Latin circumfusus, past participle of circumfundere to pour around, from circum- + fundere to pour — more at found

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The first known use of circumfuse was in 1605

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“Circumfuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circumfuse. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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