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English definition of “suffuse”

suffuse

verb [T often passive]     /səˈfjuːz/ literary
to spread through or over something completely: His voice was low and suffused with passion.Filling and completingSpreading and scattering
(Definition of suffuse verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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