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infusion
used in
The Scarlet Letter

2 uses
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Definition to add something to something else to make it better; or the thing added
  • It was impossible to doubt that, whatever painful efficacy there might be in the secret sting of remorse, a deadlier venom had been infused into it by the hand that proffered relief.
    Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (89% in)
  • The instilment thereof into her mind would probably have caused this aged sister to drop down dead, at once, as by the effect of an intensely poisonous infusion.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (45% in)

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