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  • v. To fuse or blend together

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To pour or spread between or among; to diffuse; to scatter.
  • transitive v. To spread through; to permeate; to pervade.
  • transitive v. To mix up together; to associate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pour or spread between or among; diffuse throughout; permeate or cause to permeate.
  • To fuse together or interblend; associate; make interdependent.


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inter- +‎ fuse


  • These qualities were the progenitors of form: truth, beauty, love, justice, harmony -- all these qualities combined in different degrees to give birth to ideas and to interfuse and give life to diverse forms.

    James O'Dea: Finding the Holy of Holies: Sticky Particles and the Ground of All Being

  • My first endeavor to solve the new questions was to check the _abandon_ of the trance condition, and interfuse it with more of sober consciousness.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 38, December, 1860

  • Not suddenly doth the sweet warmth of universal life, from brumal caves advancing, interfuse the vast abysmal air, or penetrate the deep heart of the frost-entranced Earth.

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

  • Weld, interfuse them in the patriot's flame, -- 10

    The Ontario High School Reader

  • So do the actualities and the pastimes, the real and the imaginary drama, miraculously interfuse at

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • For, build with what materials she may, the works of genius that stand in the world of thought survive all time's mutations, cemented by a spirit she alone can interfuse.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845

  • It is obvious that these three streams would mingle and interfuse with each other a good deal; but as far as they were separable the first would tend to create Solar heroes and Sun-myths; the second Vegetation-gods and personifications of Nature and the earth-life; while the third would throw its glamour over the other two and contribute to the projection of deities or demons worshipped with all sorts of sexual and phallic rites.

    Pagan and Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning

  • He seemed to penetrate into Gerald's more solid, more diffuse bulk, to interfuse his body through the body of the other, as if to bring it subtly into subjection, always seizing with some rapid necromantic fore-knowledge every motion of the other flesh, converting and counteracting it, playing upon the limbs and trunk of Gerald like some hard wind.

    Women in Love

  • Whatever preference the reader may entertain, there remains this unmistakable objection to its application to breeding, that “criminality” is not a specific simple quality, but a complex that may interfuse with other complexes to give quite incalculable results in the offspring it produces.

    Mankind in the Making

  • I swear to you, whoever you are, you can interfuse yourself with such things that everybody that sees you shall look longingly upon you.

    Think of the Soul


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