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suffuse

verb

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  1. 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, infuseRelated Words animate, charge, enliven, invigorate, leaven; implant, instill, plant; impregnate, permeate, pervade, saturate; deluge, drown, fill, flood, inundate, overwhelm, submergeNear Antonyms deprive, divest, strip; clear, empty; eliminate, remove, take away

  2. 2 to spread throughout a living room suffused with warm sunlight Synonyms interpenetrate, percolate (into), pervade, riddle, permeate, transfuseRelated Words diffuse (through), impregnate, pass (into), penetrate; fill (up); drench, imbue, infuse, saturate, soak, steep; flood, glut

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