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It will harmonize and felicitate to whatever extent it is diffused.

That would account for the diffused quiet of the whole village.

Engraving on copper, invented in 1406, multiplied and diffused them.

The soul of the world was diffused everywhere from the centre to the circumference.

But the spring came and diffused its joy throughout all Nature.

Horse-power must be diffused into small and limited qualities to be economical.

Her eyes seemed to grow beautiful and young again—they diffused a fire—.

Indeed the dust is distinctly visible in the diffused daylight.

The air was fresh and elastic, and diffused a spirit of life and joyousness around.

The universities which her rulers have established have diffused the new learning.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s (transitive), 1650s (intransitive), from Latin diffusus, past participle of diffundere "to pour out or away" (see diffusion). Related: Diffused; diffusing.

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