Origin of diffusive
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One of the maxims of the old Greek philosophers was that good is diffusive of itself.Old-Time Makers of Medicine
James J. Walsh
I am so diffusive and wanting in close condensed habits of thought.Life of John Coleridge Patteson
Charlotte M. Yonge
Our national life is too diffusive to yield the best social fruits.The Collector
Henry T. Tuckerman
For what is Catholicity but a unity which expands and is diffusive?
The French writer is inevitably epigrammatic first, and, if diffusive afterward, it is with malice aforethought.
- characterized by diffusion
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