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suffuse
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Moby Dick
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  • Soon we were running through a suffusing wide veil of mist; neither ship nor boat to be seen.
  • It was while gliding through these latter waters that one serene and moonlight night, when all the waves rolled by like scrolls of silver; and, by their soft, suffusing seethings, made what seemed a silvery silence, not a solitude; on such a silent night a silvery jet was seen far in advance of the white bubbles at the bow.
  • One day the planks stream with freshets of blood and oil; on the sacred quarter-deck enormous masses of the whale’s head are profanely piled; great rusty casks lie about, as in a brewery yard; the smoke from the try-works has besooted all the bulwarks; the mariners go about suffused with unctuousness; the entire ship seems great leviathan himself; while on all hands the din is deafening.

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  • Suffusing it all, the pain.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Fear suffused Mark as he held on, squeezing his fingers so tightly they turned bone-white.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order

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