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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of embus.


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  • He was an uncouth man, but deeply embued in the secrets of his science.

    Chapter 3

  • I read and studied the wild fancies of these writers with delight; they appeared to me treasures known to few beside myself; and I have described myself as always having been embued with a fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature.

    Chapter 2

  • Gent, embued with such idealism, clearly needs a great leader to follow, and Mr. Pressfield finds him one in Salter, the once-disgraced and now-ennobled Marine Corps officer who has become a mercenary mastermind.

    Futuristic Soldiers of Fortune

  • The way he thanked the people who worked for him, over and over throughout the campaign, embued those kids with more will to win than was clearly expected.

    Entrance Poll: The Second-Prefs Winner Was ... Edwards

  • All of Vermeer's works are embued with a transforming, translucent light that seems to say that this is God's light -- and love -- in which all things are truly visible.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • I wanted to share this moving tribute with you, penned by "Canticle" contributer Judy McCloskey, as a reminder of what women "embued with the Spirit of the Gospel" can do to "aid humanity in not falling."

    In Memoriam...

  • Attaching meaning to objects thru limbic circuits is very different than believing in supernatural causes for natural effects or feeling that an object is embued with a unique quality.


  • It's funny how even the most mundane of things can suddenly become embued with interest.

    Underfoot 1

  • How possibly could a mind embued with rationality, intentionality, consciousness, will, and personhood be just a part of material nature?

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Rather, they are embued with the spirit of their country, traditions based on an idea of a country, which guides their principles.

    "Barack Obama does have an ideological core."


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