Suffusing
Suffuse Suf*fuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suffused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suffusing}.] [L. suffusus, p. p. of suffundere to overspread; sub under + fundere to pour. See {Fuse} to melt.] To overspread, as with a fluid or tincture; to fill or cover, as with something fluid; as, eyes suffused with tears; cheeks suffused with blushes. [1913 Webster]

When purple light shall next suffuse the skies. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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