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transfuse
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
impart gradually;
or: pour out of one vessel into another;
or: treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin;
or: give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
  • He knew that the tight pressure of his arms was the only answer which the boy was now able to hear and understand-and he held the trembling body as if the strength of his arms could transfuse some part of his living power into the arteries beating ever fainter against him.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (84% in)
  • ...to provide them with the means of their plan-so throughout the world and throughout men's history, in every version and form, from the extortions of loafing relatives to the atrocities of collectivized countries, it is the good, the able, the men of reason, who act as their own destroyers, who transfuse to evil the blood of their virtue and let evil transmit to them the poison of destruction, thus gaining for evil the power of survival, and for their own values-the impotence of death.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (69% in)

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