Lon Chaney, Jr. was Larry Talbot, imbuing him with enough hand-wringing intensity to power a small fleet of Kate Winslets.
The briefs in the current Minnesota election dispute offer promise of imbuing Bush v. Gore with similar vitality.
The masters had their own reasons for imbuing blackface roles with goofy character traits.
Benjamin Lytal on how imbuing a holy figure with skepticism and doubt draws one back to the Bible itself.
Forced to carry the middle portion of the film while stranded at sea, Sharma delivers, imbuing Pi with deep emotional honesty.
He saw the advantage of connecting a great number of families with his cause, and imbuing them with the spirit of the army.
For he possesses a mysterious faculty of imbuing others with his own happiness.
The pictures instantly fascinate every child, imbuing it with a desire to do likewise.
He could only hope that Mrs. Rossmore would succeed in imbuing her husband with her Christian spirit.
The best operator, by pumping or pulling stops or switching levers, cannot entirely succeed in imbuing it with the breath of life.
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.