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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
  • The air was cold and suffused with a strange odor, like clothes left to rot in a flooded basement.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • And though I didn’t do anything that day with Mary Burns to go against her wishes, it would be wrong to recall something other than a renewed lightness suffusing my spirit, a part of me which seemed, I was certain, to have been long ago dissipated, and lost.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • The mist begins to suffuse with light.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Climbing on it, I fashioned a lampshade with the paper: a cheery red glow at once suffused the bleak little room.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Once more his very presence made her feel better; she was suffused by a drowsy fatigue but the nausea and deep malaise were gone.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • When we bend our heads to pray I feel suffused with goodness, I feel included, taken in.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • The only other sixteen-yearolds with boobs as big as mine are suffused with silicone—and everyone knows it.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Thick brows knotted over a suffused face, he seemed in his way as taken aback by this apparition as I was.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • Yet every time I remembered it I was suffused with a glow of warmth.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • And then they saw her face-suffused with blood, with blue lips and staring eyes.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • "They could be—" The suffusion drained away from Jack’s face.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • In the hall Mildred’s face was suffused with excitement.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • And, if it did, Laila’s dreams were suffused with fire and detached limbs and the moaning of the wounded.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Streaked with shadows, the stark faces of the angels holding up the enormous desk looked even more suffused with pain.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The tree itself looked perfectly fine, whole and healthy, suffused with the essence of the Golden Fleece.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • A deep crimson suffused the countenance of Villefort.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The atmosphere was suffused with the sweet scent of smoke.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • Rows of dried herbs hung from the walls and suffused the air with strong, earthy aromas.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Everything was suffused with a mysterious golden light, which seemed to come from the stadium itself.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Soon we were running through a suffusing wide veil of mist; neither ship nor boat to be seen.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The answer sent a pang through him but the tone suffused him with joy.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • A deep flush suffused her face and no matter how she tried she could not find a place for her eyes to rest.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • The amiable Swede departed, her kindly face flushed, her eyes suffused with tears.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Another minute, and it was suffused with a crimson flush: and a heavy wildness came over the soft blue eye.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • The quiet that suffused the doctor’s house then, broken only by the murmur of the women eating sunshine cake, was only that: quiet.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • He was still in the strait waistcoat and in the padded room, but the suffused look had gone from his face, and his eyes had something of their old pleading.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • From here, the Scottish countryside spread out before them, suffused in a pale moonlight that sifted through the departing clouds.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He buried his head in his bombsight until his bombs were away; when he looked up, everything inside the ship was suffused in a weird orange glow.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • His homely face was suffused with a light of love for the army which was to him all things beautiful and powerful.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • Next morning — bright and cheerful out of doors — stole softened in through the blinds of the silent room, and suffused the couch and its occupant with a mellow, tender glow.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • In terms of sound it could be not unlike the buzzing of a hive of bees; in terms of light, a suffused glow.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • The roses flamed up as though with a sudden passion from within; a new and profound significance seemed to suffuse the shining pages of the books.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Clary could not help but think of medieval paintings of saints on their knees, gazing upward, their faces suffused with shining golden light.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • An ugly flush suffused Snape’s pallid face.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The room through the lace end of the blind was suffused with dusky golden light amid which the candles looked like pale thin flames.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • The hall was not dark, nor yet was it lit, only by the high-hung bronze lamp; a warm glow suffused both it and the lower steps of the oak staircase.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • But his face was suffused with a quiet glow when he met her.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Goddesses are possible now and the air suffuses with desire.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • All the lanterns were shuttered halfway so that a cool twilight suffused the air, lending an ethereal feel to the event.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Supposing them suffused with the luminescence of imagination, he followed one glowing man down the rue de Rivoli to a modest shop with a wooden sign in the shape of a top hat hanging over its door.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Blood suffused the Sardaukar’s face.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Like an enraged beast, the furnace throbbed with heat, suffusing a red glare over everything.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • A thin flush had suffused his features.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • So, Menelaos, were your ivory thighs dyed and suffused with running blood, your well-made shins and ankles, too.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Darl He sits the horse, glaring at Vernon, his lean face suffused up to and beyond the pale rigidity of his eyes.
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • Here in England, Monsieur," he added, with wonderful charm and dignity, "we but name the Scarlet Pimpernel, and every fair cheek is suffused with a blush of enthusiasm.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • My arms are suffused with an urge to hold, but a hug would startle her.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • But at last the lagging daylight asserts itself, the torches are extinguished, and a mellow radiance suffuses the great spaces.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
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