verb (used with object), ef·fused, ef·fus·ing.
verb (used without object), ef·fused, ef·fus·ing.
Origin of effuse
Examples from the Web for effuse
I depart as air ... I shake my locks at the runaway sun, I effuse my flesh in eddies and drift it in lacy jags.
Aperture above pointed, externally straight, below rounded, widened or effuse.
Outer lip thick, effuse, slightly reflected below, and contracted above.
Word Origin for effuse
late 14c., from Middle French effuser or directly from Latin effusus, past participle of effundere "to pour forth" (see effusion). Related: Effused; effusing.