- to pour around; diffuse.
- to surround as with a fluid; suffuse: An atmosphere of joy circumfused the celebration.
Origin of circumfuse
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- to pour or spread (a liquid, powder, etc) around
- to surround with a substance, such as a liquid
Word Origin for circumfuse
C16: from Latin circumfūsus, from circumfundere to pour around, from circum- + fundere to pour
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