Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of imbue.

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Examples

  • It's like a Gothic fortress pumped up on steroids, a scary building that was apparently designed with the idea of imbuing recruits with a bit of the honor code of the medieval knight.

    CounterPunch

  • I love the idea of imbuing the subjective narrative with authority; of defining the universe in a kind of Buddhist solipsism.

    en|Gender

  • It is apparently your contention that for this exact same population - a population accurately described as “demonstrably willing to risk death for a marginal improvement in their family’s prospects” - the idea of imbuing one’s children with free US citizenship has zero motivational value.

    Republicans Take Healthcare Away From Newborns

  • "Fans love the idea of imbuing a device with a visual and tactile importance.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • "Fans love the idea of imbuing a device with a visual and tactile importance.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • And the BNC dancers are so adept at bringing the Intersection characters to life, imbuing them as actors would with their own emotion and wisdom; each character has become something I didn't envision, and I love that.

    Michael Henry: Men and Women, Ballet, and the Shock of Recognition

  • As the 19th century gave way to the 20th, and the power of the church and other established institutions waned, Weber worried in books like The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism that newer institutions, especially large business corporations, were incapable of imbuing people with a sense of purpose.

    Do CEOs Matter?

  • One of the meeting's attractions to its participants has been imbuing the self-styled "global elite" with the sense that they were helping to tackle the globe's problems.

    This Year, Davos Doesn't Deliver

  • Suddenly instead of seeing them as something scary and different and other, you are standing shoulder to shoulder with them and you are imbuing them with things you think and you feel.

    ‘V’ star Scott Wolf talks cliffhangers, alien-human love and ‘newsguy hair’ | EW.com

  • And the BNC dancers are so adept at bringing the Intersection characters to life, imbuing them as actors would with their own emotion and wisdom; each character has become something I didn't envision, and I love that.

    Michael Henry: Men and Women, Ballet, and the Shock of Recognition

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