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Transfuse   /trænsfjˈuz/   Listen

(past & past part. transfused; pres. part. transfusing)
Impart gradually.  Synonym: instill.  "Transfuse love of music into the students"
Pour out of one vessel into another.
Treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin.  Synonym: cup.
Give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to.

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"Transfuse" Quotes from Famous Books

... not understand? Where made he love in Prince Nicander's vein, Or swept the dust in Psyche's humble strain? Where sold he bargains, Whip-stitch, Kiss me ——, Promis'd a play, and dwindled to a farce? When did his muse from Fletcher scenes purloin, As thou whole Eth'rege dost transfuse to thine? But so transfus'd as oil and waters flow; His always floats above, thine sinks below. This is thy province, this thy wondrous way. New humours to invent for each new play; This is that bloated bias of thy mind, By which, one way, ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845 • Various

... moment of silence, and black eyes and blue exchanged an ardent gaze. Hugh's eyes were bright, with the brightness of a blue lake, where the sunbeams strike deep into it, and transfuse the clear water with light; but the eyes of the strange boy twinkled and snapped, as when sunshine sparkles from ripple to ripple. He was the first ...
— Hildegarde's Neighbors • Laura E. Richards

... we must do even though Love so transfuse us that we may well deem our nature to be half divine. We shall but speak of honour and duty in vain. The letter dropped within the dark door will lie unregarded, or, if regarded for a brief instant between two unspeakable lapses, left and forgotten again. The telegram will be undelivered, nor ...
— Widdershins • Oliver Onions

... fortunate, but in nothing more fortunate than in this, that so unique a companion should have been ready to devote herself to him with an affection wholly free from egotism or jealousy, an affection that yearned only to satisfy his subtlest needs, and to transfuse all that was best in herself into his larger being. And indeed that fortunate admixture or influence, whencesoever derived, which raised the race of Wordsworth to poetic fame, was almost more dominant and conspicuous in Dorothy Wordsworth than in the poet himself. "The ...
— Wordsworth • F. W. H. Myers

... in this respect there are four classes of persons. In our case this matter had to be neglected. For, gentlemen, there were two kinds of blood on that laboratory floor, and they do not agglutinate. This, in short, was what actually happened. An attempt was made to transfuse Cushing's blood as donor to another person as recipient. A man suffering from the disease caught from the bite of the tse- tse fly—the deadly sleeping sickness so well known in Africa—has deliberately tried a form of robbery ...
— The Dream Doctor • Arthur B. Reeve

Words linked to "Transfuse" :   pour, transfusion, impart, medicine, dispense, care for, bring, practice of medicine, bestow, add, administer, breathe, treat, lend, contribute, instill

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