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suffuse
used in The House of the Seven Gables

2 uses
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Definition
cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across;
or: to become overspread as with a fluid, a color, a gleam of light
  • "Dear Clifford, I wish I could keep the sound from your ears," said Hepzibah, patiently, but reddening with a painful suffusion of shame.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (91% in)
  • A blush, too,—the redder, because she strove hard to keep it down,—ascended bigger and higher, in a tide of fitful progress, until even her brow was all suffused with it.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (86% in)

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