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used in To the Lighthouse

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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
  • With the sunset sharpness was lost, and like mist rising, quiet rose, quiet spread, the wind settled; loosely the world shook itself down to sleep, darkly here without a light to it, save what came green suffused through leaves, or pale on the white flowers in the bed by the window.
    2 — Time Passes (93% in)
  • I lost my brooch—my grandmother's brooch," said Minta with a sound of lamentation in her voice, and a suffusion in her large brown eyes, looking down, looking up, as she sat by Mr. Ramsay, which roused his chivalry so that he bantered her.
    1 — The Window (79% in)

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