And this imbues Europeans with a sense of moral superiority, meaning that we the Europeans are the moral avant-garde.
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.
Patinkin imbues Saul with a hulking presence that fills entire rooms.
A Russian imbues his polite things with a heartiness, both of phrase and expression, that compels belief in their sincerity.
In Diodorus Aphrodite, enraged by a maiden, Derceto, imbues her with a fierce passion for a youth.
I take dyes in the sense of tinges, imbues with, and make it governed of zeal.
To what shall I liken its glorious perfection of form, or the fire that imbues the cold marble with the soul of a god?
It imbues all classes with a respect for the thing judged, and with the notion of right.
The minister can render a service when he imbues his people with the highest ideals of business morality.
early 15c., "to keep wet; to soak, saturate;" also figuratively "to cause to absorb" (feelings, opinions, etc.), from Latin imbuere "moisten," of uncertain origin, perhaps from the same root as imbrication. Cf. also Old French embu, past participle of emboivre, from Latin imbibere "drink in, soak in" (see imbibe), which might have influenced the English word. Related: Imbued; imbuing.