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Jennie kept his parliamentary vestments for her son, apparently instilling in Winston the sense that he would be a leader.

He oversaw a brutal regime, aimed at instilling respect, deference and acceptance of duty into the princes.

They credit him with instilling small-d democratic principles that guide their lives today.

McCain would be calling the president out, by instilling reform that Obama only talks about.

Little by little we must try and see what we can do towards instilling that idea into the mind of Monsieur Douaille.

But immediately God set me up by instilling a beam of hope within my soul, that He would soon deliver me out of my trouble.

Everything to forefend against a day of stress or trial had been done, even to instilling courage into youthful hearts.

Still another favorite idea was that British emissaries were in the midst of the people, instilling notions hostile to paper.

One of the first requisites seems to be instilling into his mind a knowledge of God and His attributes.


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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to instilling, such as: inspire, engender, disseminate, inculcate, inject, and impart.

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