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verb as in infuse, saturate

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Example Sentences

Her father, a prominent Jamaican economics professor teaching at Stanford, was trying to imbue his two American-born girls with a sense of pride in their roots.

From the get, Thomas imbues Maverick with innocence, humor and street smarts.

From Time

This was a society in the 19th and early 20th century that was imbued with militaristic values.

The artists also imbue their pieces with their own styles, adding dashes of personality, spontaneity, and joy.

From Eater

She imbues inanimate structures with energy and personality.

And this imbues Europeans with a sense of moral superiority, meaning that we the Europeans are the moral avant-garde.

Patinkin imbues Saul with a hulking presence that fills entire rooms.

Instead, he imbues his work with a brooding melancholy, while maintaining both its dignity and elegance.

It imbues them with the power to create worlds and minimizes the time that they must spend with actual mortal actors.

This something, which, itself unseen, imbues the whole with life and soul—this constitutes the art itself.

It imbues all classes with a respect for the thing judged, and with the notion of right.

I take dyes in the sense of tinges, imbues with, and make it governed of zeal.

It imbues the entire character, and contains in itself the motive of all Christian conduct.

The minister can render a service when he imbues his people with the highest ideals of business morality.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imbues, such as: permeate, ingrain, suffuse, inculcate, pervade, and leaven.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.