flaming_tyger (flaming_tyger) wrote in 1word1day,

diffuse- verb [v. di-fyooz; adj. di-fyoos]
1. to pour out and spread, as a fluid.
2. to spread or scatter widely or thinly; disseminate.
3. to spread.

4. characterized by great length or discursiveness in speech or writing; wordy.
5. widely spread or scattered; dispersed.


She watched in horror as the perfume that she bought in Paris diffused all over her nice rug from Turkey.
Tags: adjective, d, latin, verb

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