- 1Give off (a liquid, light, smell, or quality).More example sentences
- Another was more understated and had no caretakers but effused solemn peace in and of itself.
- She effuses sexiness as his love interest in both movies.
- Then I meet Suzanne Leff, who effuses kindness.
- 1.1 [no object] Talk in an unrestrained, excited manner: this was the type of material that they effused aboutMore example sentences
- The latter introduced himself by effusing: ‘I think you're a genius.’
- Smith effuses about her wonderful experience.
- Asked what she likes best about her work, she effuses, ‘I just love being on stage.’
late Middle English: from Latin effusus, past participle of effundere 'pour out', from ex- 'out' + fundere 'pour'.
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