Antonyms for imbues

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In Diodorus Aphrodite, enraged by a maiden, Derceto, imbues her with a fierce passion for a youth.

A Russian imbues his polite things with a heartiness, both of phrase and expression, that compels belief in their sincerity.

To what shall I liken its glorious perfection of form, or the fire that imbues the cold marble with the soul of a god?

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

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

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

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

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

It imbues itself with its own life—pets and punishes itself like a favourite child.