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
But what is the end game here, and what are the unintended consequences of imbuing a robotic device with cuteness?
The masters had their own reasons for imbuing blackface roles with goofy character traits.
“Radical acceptance” is one of the core concepts I have been working on imbuing in my therapy.‘LA Shrinks’: A Television Writer Discovers His Shrink Is on a Bravo Reality Show|Mike Chessler|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Benjamin Lytal on how imbuing a holy figure with skepticism and doubt draws one back to the Bible itself.What Mary Thought: ‘The Testament of Mary’ by Colm Tóibín|Benjamin Lytal|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Forced to carry the middle portion of the film while stranded at sea, Sharma delivers, imbuing Pi with deep emotional honesty.Is Ang Lee’s Visually Breathtaking Life of Pi This Year’s Slumdog Millionaire?|Marlow Stern|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The idea laid hold of him of reviving the spirit of his countrymen by imbuing them with the thoughts of the great Greek writers.
The best operator, by pumping or pulling stops or switching levers, cannot entirely succeed in imbuing it with the breath of life.The Joyful Heart|Robert Haven Schauffler
He could only hope that Mrs. Rossmore would succeed in imbuing her husband with her Christian spirit.The Lion and The Mouse|Charles Klein
For he possesses a mysterious faculty of imbuing others with his own happiness.The Story of Fifty-Seven Cents and Others|Robert Shackleton
He is quite capable of imbuing you with a taste for politics, too.Pride|Eugne Sue