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Word: suffuse

Definition: spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.


Sentences Containing 'suffuse'

An angry flush suffuse Dawlish's face."It's easy enough to pick holes in other people's ideas, Mr. Sherlock Holmes," he sneered.
It was also well reviewed by David Langness, for Paste magazine, who called the novel "touching", "modest" and "powerful"; stating that ""Seldom Disappointed" unfolds with the quiet country cadences of the storytellers that consistently suffuse Hillerman's prose" and praising its "hilarious, perverse black humor".

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