verb (used with object), im·bued, im·bu·ing.
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Origin of imbue
OTHER WORDS FROM imbueim·bue·ment, nounpre·im·bue, verb (used with object), pre·im·bued, pre·im·bu·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH imbueimbrue, imbue
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Example sentences from the Web for imbue
The researchers say this is a proof of principle that the xenobots can be imbued with a molecular memory, and future work could allow them to record multiple stimuli and potentially even react to them.Xenobots 2.0: These Living Robots Self-Assemble From Frog Skin Cells|Edd Gent|April 2, 2021|Singularity Hub
Some of us may be morally self-assured, imbued with heroic purpose.
It’s a maxim that has imbued Scottoline’s novels with authenticity and relevance ever since her first, “Everywhere That Mary Went,” was published in 1994.Lisa Scottoline’s latest novel, ‘Eternal,’ is not a thriller but is thrilling nonetheless|Carol Memmott|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
The beef at Ada’s is all prime and dry-aged, a process that imbues the steaks with a subtle mineral tang.A Potomac view meets polished cooking at Ada’s on the River in Alexandria|Tom Sietsema|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Australian red table wines offer accessible, vibrant fruitiness, but they’re also known for zesty baking spice notes, qualities that are picked up by the spirit as they absorb the wine that’s imbued in the oak.
They practiced ceremonial cannibalism, believing the hearts of their victims would imbue them with power.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, way up high in the North Carolina mountains, a Land of Oz can imbue a little magic.
And the use of reverberating metallic sound effects to imbue every other moment with sinister portent gets tedious after awhile.‘Broadchurch’ Is Great TV for Fans of ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ and ‘Prime Suspect’|Andrew Romano|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They had hoped for a younger man with more manifest energy and charisma to imbue the church with a new spirit.
“Unfortunately, the Jesuits failed to imbue me with the true Christian faith,” Castro told Frei Betto.Castro May Rejoin Catholic Church, Say Rumors in the Italian Press|Mac Margolis, Barbie Latza Nadeau|February 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And this effect of the law tends to imbue the proprietors with corresponding sentiments and feelings.
And more specifically he must imbue himself with the spirit of the childlike literature.Literature in the Elementary School|Porter Lander MacClintock
But even if it would not expose itself, it would be infinitely best to imbue it with righteous principle.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
Lastly, General Ptain managed to imbue all ranks with his energy and faith, and the enemy's drive was stopped.Verdun Argonne-Metz 1914-1918|Anonymous
Cynthia went from one to the other, trying to convince them and to imbue them with her own belief in Neal, but she could not.