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Definition of suffuse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[often passive] suffuse somebody/something (with something) (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they suffuse
he / she / it suffuses
past simple suffused
-ing form suffusing
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(especially of a color, light, or feeling) to spread all over or through someone or something Her face was suffused with color. Color suffused her face. The room was suffused with a soft golden light.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: suffuse