verb (used with object), suf·fused, suf·fus·ing.
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This time the suffusion on her cheeks was not in the least doubtful.Pencil Sketches|Eliza Leslie
Suffusion: a clouding, or a spreading of one shade over another.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
There was not a change in his countenance; his piety was intact; there was not even a suffusion of colour.The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit|Richard Harris
Milton, speaking of his own blindness, expresses a doubt whether it arose from the Gutta Serena or the suffusion of a cataract.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The suffusion of the brain will increase quickly, so we must trephine at once or it may be too late.Dracula|Bram Stoker