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Common salt (chloride of sodium) is, in fact, the most diffusive of solids.

Can we be in the presence of the diffusive life of the plant, a life which persists in a fragment?

The Life of the FlyJ. Henri Fabre

Puritanism was radical in its views and sentiments, yet lacking that diffusive propagandist power inhering in conventional bodies.

It is decidedly the contrary in the book of Montesquieu; the spirit is diffusive, and the letter teaches nothing.

A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

No social class or caste can resist the diffusive power of moral influence.

Its desires to do good are diffusive as the sun light—it is not confined to country—nation or caste.

In this one it advances with the diffusive and straggling movement of a summer cloud.

Shadows of the StageWilliam Winter

Their example is also contagious and diffusive, brightening and cheering all who come within reach of their influence.

CharacterSamuel Smiles

His eloquence is not so diffusive as to trifle with the senses, but he rambles just enough to strike and keep up the attention.

The French writer is inevitably epigrammatic first, and, if diffusive afterward, it is with malice aforethought.

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