Suf*fuse" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suffused (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Suffusing.] [L. suffusus, p.p. of suffundere to overspread; sub under + fundere to pour. See Fuse to melt.]

To overspread, as with a fluid or tincture; to fill or cover, as with something fluid; as, eyes suffused with tears; cheeks suffused with blushes.

When purple light shall next suffuse the skies. Pope.

 

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