verb (used with object), suf·fused, suf·fus·ing.
Origin of suffuse
Examples from the Web for suffuse
At the name of Rochus I saw the blood rise into her cheeks and suffuse her whole face with crimson.The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter|Adolphe Danziger De Castro and Ambrose Bierce
It seemed that she, too, at that moment felt some of the glow that the fall of the Alamo was to suffuse through Texas.The Texan Scouts|Joseph A. Altsheler
Their attachment had been but physical; their affection only make-believe—to colour fact, and suffuse reality with romance.Why we should read|S. P. B. Mais
For by drudgery is meant those activities in which the interest in the outcome does not suffuse the means of getting the result.How We Think|John Dewey
Nothing can surpass the delicate tints of rose-color, silver gray, gold and purple which suffuse these summits in early morning.
Word Origin for suffuse
1580s, from Latin suffusus, past participle of suffundere (see suffusion). Related: Suffused; suffusing.