Monday, September 15, 2008
suffuse transitive verb [suh-FYOOZ] To spread through or over in the manner of fluid or light; to flush.
Definitions for suffuse
- To spread through or over in the manner of fluid or light; to flush.
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Citations for suffuse
She gave me a long slow look, as if she were deciding something, and then she allowed herself to blush, the color suffusing her throat in a delicious mottle of pink and white.
Have you ever felt happiness suffuse all the cells in your body and a smile light up your face?
Origin of suffuse
Suffuse comes from the past participle of Latin suffundere, "to overspread; to suffuse," from sub-, "under" + fundere, "to pour."