Impregn
Impregn Im*pregn", v. t. [Cf. F. impregner. See {Impregnate}.] To impregnate; to make fruitful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

His pernicious words, impregned With reason. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Semele doth Bacchus bear Impregned of Jove. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]


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  • impregn — v. a. (Poetical.) See impregnate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • impregn — im·pregn …   English syllables

  • impregn — imˈprēn transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Late Latin impraegnare more at impregnate archaic : impregnate …   Useful english dictionary

  • impregna — IMPREGNÁ, impregnez, vb. I. tranz. şi refl. (Adesea fig.) A (se) îmbiba cu o substanţă (lichidă) pentru a căpăta impermeabilitate, rezistenţă etc. – Din fr. imprégner, lat. impraegnare. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  IMPREGNÁ vb. a… …   Dicționar Român

  • impregnable — impregnable1 impregnability, impregnableness, n. impregnably, adv. /im preg neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. strong enough to resist or withstand attack; not to be taken by force, unconquerable: an impregnable fort. 2. not to be overcome or overthrown: an… …   Universalium

  • impregnate — (v.) c.1600, from L.L. impraegnatus pregnant, pp. of impraegnare to render pregnant, from assimilated form of in into, in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + praegnare make pregnant (see PREGNANT (Cf. pregnant)). Earlier in same sense was impregn (1530s) …   Etymology dictionary

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