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suffuse
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The House of Mirth
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  • "Oh, don’t," said Lily, with a quick suffusion of colour.
  • She could not herself have explained the sense of buoyancy which seemed to lift and swing her above the sun-suffused world at her feet.
  • "I’ve got a few new things," he said, suffused with pleasure, but lowering his voice as though he feared his fellow-passengers might be in league to despoil him.
  • "It was no place for you, anyhow," he agreed, so suffused and immersed in the light of her full gaze that he found himself being drawn into strange depths of intimacy.
  • A wave of colour suffused her, and the words died on her lips.
  • She had even felt a momentary exhilaration at the thought of thus relieving herself of her detested secret; but the sensation gradually faded in the telling, and as she ended her pallour was suffused with a deep blush of misery.

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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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