Suffuse – to spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light : flush, fill

Remember warm lines,
Lapping over the sunlight,
Mother’s hands disclose.

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Wassail – to indulge in riotous drinking

“Want a drink?” she asked his brother while pouring herself a glass of gin tonic.
He looked up at the clock – 11:19 am. Bustle in the kitchen, the turkey was in the hoven already, his little nieces running around followed by the dog.
“Why not” he replied then.