Definition of suffuse in English:
Gradually spread through or over: her cheeks were suffused with colour the first half of the poem is suffused with idealism
More example sentences
- ‘The spirit of Morecambe and Wise gradually suffuses the show, and lots of Morecambe and Wise gags are lifted verbatim,’ says Clive.
- Where a dark grey curtain had hidden the hills from sight, a rosy glow gradually deepened and suffused every mountain top in sight.
- Sweet and spicy flavors, including date, pomegranate, coriander, and cumin, suffuse the foods spread out on a nearby buffet.
late 16th century: from Latin suffus- 'poured into', from sub- 'below, from below' + fundere 'pour'.
- Example sentences
- Working with light hues, the artist generates the impression of his motifs melting into a suffusion of light and shade on the computer generated prints.
- The tall spire of the Town Hall and its contrasting colours of azure and white stood majestically between a glorious suffusion of greenery.
- It's all here: the suffusion of the scientific with the erotic, the fascination for catastrophe and mutation, the Burroughsian black humour, provocative notions about ‘creative cancer’ and ‘omnisexuality.’
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