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 Meanings and Examples of IMBUE
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imbue
 v.  inspire or influence thoroughly; stain or dye deeply or completely
Classic Sentence:
1  I therefore, though with great prudence, commenced early to ascertain their views and feelings in regard to their condition, and to imbue their minds with thoughts of freedom.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  He had peasant parents whom he had contrived to imbue with respect for their son.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
3  I have described myself as always having been imbued with a fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 2
4  He was an uncouth man, but deeply imbued in the secrets of his science.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  I became imbued with the notion on that first occasion before we sat down to dinner, but I cannot define by what means.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
6  They took it for granted that she was imbued with their own patriotic fervor and would have been shocked to know how slight an interest in the war she had.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Among these were the Yankee schoolmarms who had come South imbued with the desire to uplift the Negro and the Scallawags who had been born good Democrats but had turned Republican after the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
8  Insomuch as I have imbued the Trojans in Ausonian blood, this likewise will I add, if I have assurance of thy will.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
Example Sentence:
1  The point is that the most vacuous of the vacuous draws big crowds and media and it doesn't imbue them with substance.
2  He managed to imbue his employees with team spirit.
3  As you listen, you notice how every single word is imbued with a breathless sense of wonder.
4  These cultivated individuals have been imbued with a sense of social purpose.
5  His philosophical writings are imbued with religious belief.
6  His poetry is imbued with deep, religious feeling.