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Physical SpreadPlay
Use 'diffuse' to describe things spread over physical spaces, like light or smell. SlideThe fog diffused across the harbor.
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Not Just PhysicalPlay
'Diffuse' also explains the spread of intangible things, like ideas or trends. SlideThe new fashion trend diffused quickly through social media.
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Neutral ConnotationPlay
The adjective form is neutral, it doesn't imply if being spread out is good or bad. SlideThe diffuse lighting created a soft ambiance in the café.