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  • verb Present participle of diffuse.

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  • adjective spreading by diffusion

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ali Larijani, the conservative speaker of parliament, jumped to Khamenei's support when, forty-eight hours before Khamenei's "historic" visit to Qom, a reporter asked Larijani whether this visit would be successful in diffusing the enemy's plan to show a rift between Khamenei and senior clerics.

    Geneive Abdo: Khamenei Seeks Rehabilitation in Qom

  • Ali Larijani, the conservative speaker of parliament, jumped to Khamenei's support when, forty-eight hours before Khamenei's "historic" visit to Qom, a reporter asked Larijani whether this visit would be successful in diffusing the enemy's plan to show a rift between Khamenei and senior clerics.

    Geneive Abdo: Khamenei Seeks Rehabilitation in Qom

  • Ali Larijani, the conservative speaker of parliament, jumped to Khamenei's support when, forty-eight hours before Khamenei's "historic" visit to Qom, a reporter asked Larijani whether this visit would be successful in diffusing the enemy's plan to show a rift between Khamenei and senior clerics.

    Geneive Abdo: Khamenei Seeks Rehabilitation in Qom

  • Ali Larijani, the conservative speaker of parliament, jumped to Khamenei's support when, forty-eight hours before Khamenei's "historic" visit to Qom, a reporter asked Larijani whether this visit would be successful in diffusing the enemy's plan to show a rift between Khamenei and senior clerics.

    Geneive Abdo: Khamenei Seeks Rehabilitation in Qom

  • Sessions, as desperate as Bush and company are to gut federally-protected rights and services, badly miscalculated the diverse, national resistance Pryor's nomination generated, and he was ineffectual in diffusing it.

    The Pryor Threat

  • In that way it is a most important factor in diffusing information.

    Throne and Empire

  • The eminent public services he had long rendered to Israel and the great amount of domestic comfort and national prosperity he had been instrumental in diffusing among the several tribes, were deeply felt, were universally acknowledged; and a testimonial in the form of a statue or obelisk would have been immediately raised to his honor, in all parts of the land, had such been the fashion of the times.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The high-profile gathering of leaders is also being used to hold further talks on brokering a peaceful settlement to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other issues such as diffusing tensions between Pakistan and India over nuclear disarmament.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The high-profile gathering of leaders is also being used to hold further talks on brokering a peaceful settlement to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other issues such as diffusing tensions between Pakistan and India over nuclear disarmament.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • What does it tell you when a former president is more capable at diffusing an international crisis than the current president?

    Obama applauds release of freed American journalists

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