Origin of instill
OTHER WORDS FROM instillin·still·er, nounin·still·ment, nounpre·in·still, verb (used with object)
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How to use instill in a sentence
He called for an overhaul of Georgia’s absentee ballot laws, recommending additional security measures for mail voting in an effort to instill the public’s trust in how the state verifies its mail-in ballots.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It was his mother, the restaurant’s namesake, who instilled in him a love of giving back.A restaurant that fed the homeless said it might have to close. Donations poured in.|Paulina Firozi|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
In either case, he stresses that companies eyeing the public market need to be prepared, noting that the “operational readiness and rigor” that was instilled at Dropbox has proved “invaluable” to the company.Former Dropbox CFO Ajay Vashee is joining the powerhouse venture firm IVP in January|Connie Loizos|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Established in 1916 at the eve of America’s entrance into World War I, JROTC’s mission is to instill in students “the values of citizenship, service to the United States, and personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment.”To honor veterans and make the country stronger, expand the JROTC|matthewheimer|November 11, 2020|Fortune
The hope is that this can instill a faster metabolism across VF’s brands.Why Vans and North Face owner VF Corp. is paying $2.1 billion for Supreme|Phil Wahba|November 9, 2020|Fortune
Larson, as usual, instills gravitas and agency in an otherwise underwritten character.
Kevin trains as a boxer, a discipline that instills in him both confidence and calm.
He goes about paying tribute to some of the countless ways that the natural world instills awe in us.What Richard Dawkins Reads: Jerry Coyne, Helena Cronin and More|Josh Dzieza|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Virgo New Moon tomorrow instills in you a renewed love for routine.
Carr says he hopes Page One instills in its audience a renewed appreciation of newspapers and the valuable service they provide.
She instills in the nervous temperament a preference for the lymphatic; in the sanguine, a liking for the bilious constitution.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
It may be urged that the apprentice system instills thoroughness.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
But love gives strength; it instills hope and faith, and kindles anew the fires of life.The Social Significance of the Modern Drama|Emma Goldman