instilment
Instillment In*still"ment, n. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled. [Written also {instilment}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • instilment — in·stil·ment …   English syllables

  • instilment — noun the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop • Syn: ↑instillation, ↑instillment • Derivationally related forms: ↑instil, ↑instill (for: ↑instillment), ↑instill …   Useful english dictionary

  • instillation — noun 1. the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑instillment, ↑instilment • Derivationally related forms: ↑instil (for: ↑instilment), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • instillment — noun the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop • Syn: ↑instillation, ↑instilment • Derivationally related forms: ↑instil (for: ↑instilment), ↑instill, ↑instill …   Useful english dictionary

  • Instillment — In*still ment, n. The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled. [Written also {instilment}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • instil — [ɪn stɪl] (also instill) verb (instils, instilling, instilled) 1》 gradually but firmly establish in someone s mind. 2》 put (a liquid) into something in drops. Derivatives instillation noun instilment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • insinuation — /ɪnˌsɪnjuˈeɪʃən/ (say in.sinyooh ayshuhn) noun 1. the act of insinuating. 2. covert or artful suggestion or hinting, as of something not plainly stated. 3. subtle or artful instilment into the mind. 4. ingratiation: he made his way by flattery… …   Australian English dictionary

  • instil — /ɪnˈstɪl / (say in stil) verb (t) (instilled, instilling) 1. to infuse slowly or by degrees into the mind or feelings; insinuate; inject: *She had struggled for years to instil a love of Greek culture in the children here. –angelo loukakis, 1981 …   Australian English dictionary

  • -l- — ll Much confusion is caused by differing spelling practice in BrE and AmE in verbs of two syllables pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, e.g. enthrall/enthral and fulfil/fulfill. Practice varies even within each variety of English; …   Modern English usage

  • -ll- — l , ll Much confusion is caused by differing spelling practice in BrE and AmE in verbs of two syllables pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, e.g. enthrall/enthral and fulfil/fulfill. Practice varies even within each variety of… …   Modern English usage

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