Definition of imbue :
1. To tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with good principles.
2. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.
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flood (part of speech: verb)
teach (part of speech: verb)
infuse (part of speech: verb)
- Remember, O Lord, in mercy and imbue their souls with patience under this affliction. - "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
- Let me drink the hue Of iron- weed and mist- flow'r here that hint, With purple and blue, The rapture that your presence doth imbue Their inmost essence with, Immortal though as transient as a myth. - "Kentucky Poems", Madison J. Cawein Commentator: Edmund Gosse.
- To begin with criticism, we are quite unconvinced that science alone can train the mind to logical methods, or imbue it with a respect for truth in matters outside the scientific sphere. - "The School and the World", Victor Gollancz and David Somervell.