v. teach and impress by frequent repetitions
In an effort to inculcate religious devotion, the officials ordered that the school day begin with the singing of a hymn.
Sentence in Classic:
It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
My drunkenness is always sad, and when I am thoroughly drunk my mania is to relate all the lugubrious stories which my foolish nurse inculcated into my brain.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context