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effuse

  

      vb  
1    to pour or flow out  
2    to spread out; diffuse  
3    intr   to talk profusely, esp. in an excited manner  
4    to cause (a gas) to flow or (of a gas) to flow under pressure  
      adj  
5      (Botany)   (esp. of an inflorescence) spreading out loosely  
     (C16: from Latin effusus poured out, from effundere to shed, from fundere to pour)  
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