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.un·im·bued, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH imbueimbrue, imbue
Example sentences from the Web for imbue
Her father, a prominent Jamaican economics professor teaching at Stanford, was trying to imbue his two American-born girls with a sense of pride in their roots.
This was a society in the 19th and early 20th century that was imbued with militaristic values.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Paulson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
The artists also imbue their pieces with their own styles, adding dashes of personality, spontaneity, and joy.
She imbues inanimate structures with energy and personality.World class: Remembering legendary travel writer Jan Morris|Liza Weisstuch|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
And this imbues Europeans with a sense of moral superiority, meaning that we the Europeans are the moral avant-garde.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline|Michael Moynihan|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Patinkin imbues Saul with a hulking presence that fills entire rooms.Give Mandy Patinkin an Emmy Nomination for ‘Homeland,’ Already!|Jason Lynch|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.
It imbues the entire character, and contains in itself the motive of all Christian conduct.
This something, which, itself unseen, imbues the whole with life and soul—this constitutes the art itself.
The minister can render a service when he imbues his people with the highest ideals of business morality.Church Cooperation in Community Life|Paul L. Vogt
In Diodorus Aphrodite, enraged by a maiden, Derceto, imbues her with a fierce passion for a youth.The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)|Max Duncker
It imbues all classes with a respect for the thing judged, and with the notion of right.American Institutions and Their Influence|Alexis de Tocqueville et al.