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suffuse something with something

to saturate something with something, usually a color. The sun suffused the afternoon sky with orange and yellow. The bright light suffused the leaves with a golden glow.
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2] Central to the Nordic 'mood painting' is an attempt to bring viewers into startling contact with evocative aspects of light, which suffuse the picture surface and are often its very subject.
He explains, for instance, how the Big Bang, the reigning theory of the universe's beginning, is finding corroboration with discoveries about the microwave radiation that suffuses the sky.
8-12) is hilarious, while gallows humour suffuses his anecdote (Concern for the Dead 12.
Moten places such performances in dialogue with an exhaustive collection of Western philosophers and theorists, including Sigmund Freud, who in chapter one helps Moten to think through the question of "drive" in Ellington's music; Martin Heidegger, whom Moten fruitfully relates to LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka in chapter two, the book's longest and most ambitious chapter; and Jacques Derrida, whose theory of "invagination" suffuses Moten's text as a whole but seems most productive when related to his readings of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and, later, the work of black philosopher and conceptual artist Adrian Piper.
The author reads her work and suffuses it with hope and pain, awe and desperation.
A warrior mentality suffuses the planning and attack behavior, and greater deaths and higher casualty rates are more likely if the perpetrator is psychotic at the time of the offense, says Butterworth.
At night, blue fluorescent light suffuses both ImageNet and the adjacent Vesper building, where Elliott is creating premises for a sister company engaged in recycling copier-ink cartridges.
He does not go so far as to describe Johnson as a diplomatic mastermind, but it seems safe to say that something more than grudging admiration suffuses his book.
Kemetic mythology suffuses the entire collection, but the remainder of the book is primarily focused on the experience and destiny of black people in the United States and is basically a series of elegies dedicated to African American artists and activists, particularly jazz musicians of the post-World War II era, including John Coltrane, Sun Ra, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk.