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 circumfusion (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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“Circumfuse.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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easily led, controlled, or managed

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