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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of suffuse.

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Examples

  • Indeed, it is his humorous and graphic fancy more than the sober veracity of history which has given popular and perpetual form to the early life of New York, and it is Irving who has enriched it with romantic tradition such as suffuses the story of no other State.

    Literary and Social Essays

  • Thus, happiness is rather an optimal way of being, an exceptionally healthy state of mind that underlies and suffuses all emotional states, that embraces all the joys and sorrows that come one's way.

    Matthieu Ricard: Why Pleasure Is Not Happiness (VIDEO)

  • Animal sounds, giggling children, a celebration of home life - it all suffuses the album with a sweetness that the band always embraced but that the darkness of life didn't always allow to shine through completely.

    Michael Giltz: CDs Of The Week: Ladysmith Black Mambazo and David Wax Museum

  • Animal sounds, giggling children, a celebration of home life - it all suffuses the album with a sweetness that the band always embraced but that the darkness of life didn't always allow to shine through completely.

    Michael Giltz: CDs Of The Week: Ladysmith Black Mambazo and David Wax Museum

  • Despite the tradition of hype that suffuses this topic, the most any tax law change can reasonably promise is modest improvement in economic conditions in the fairly short run.

    James K. Galbraith: Testimony on Sensible Tax Reform

  • We would expect a thorough knowledge of Shakespeare to be on display in a novel about the Swan of Avon (although countless novels have bungled their way into disarming that expectation), but what really shines in excerpts like these and countless others in the book is something more, a love of Shakespeare that suffuses everything about the man, his times, and his plays.

    The OLM Blog

  • According to Mr. Kernen, market skepticism suffuses popular culture.

    Required, A Market Tutorial

  • He has come up with one of those increasingly rare Shakespeare productions: one that, without embracing any outrageous concept, suffuses the text with a wealth of psychological detail.

    Othello – review

  • Like the smell of the all-pervasive mangrove swamps, corruption suffuses every walk of life in Corridor County, and as Arlen and Paul, robbed of their money and cut off by the hurricane, start to uncover more about what's really going on, Arlen begins to realise their own lives are in danger.

    The Cypress House by Michael Koryta – review

  • “I feel only noia,” he says, referring to sense of ennui, dreary indifference, torpor, that suffuses his work.

    Greeting Cards From the World's Grumpiest Poet

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