Imbue

  • 21imbue — [ɪm bju:] verb (imbues, imbuing, imbued) (often be imbued with) fill with a feeling or quality. Origin ME (in the sense saturate ): from Fr. imbu moistened , from L. imbut , imbuere moisten …

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  • 22imbue — v. a. 1. Tinge, dye, stain, tint, tincture, color. 2. Tincture deeply, pervade, infuse, steep, bathe, impregnate, inoculate …

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  • 23imbue — verb the painting has become deeply imbued with the idea of Basque separatism Syn: permeate, saturate, diffuse, suffuse, pervade, bathe, drench, steep; impregnate, inject, inculcate, ingrain, instill, invest, inspire, breathe; fill …

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  • 24imbue — v 1. impregnate, fill with, inject with; indoctrinate, inculcate, implant; impress, instill, ingrain. 2. inspire, inflame, arouse; fire, charge, stir, stimulate; affect, infect, influence. 3. imbrue, drench, infuse, tincture, penetrate, permeate …

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  • 25imbue — im·bue …

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  • 26imbue — im•bue [[t]ɪmˈbyu[/t]] v. t. bued, bu•ing 1) to permeate or inspire profoundly 2) to saturate deeply with moisture or color 3) to imbrue • Etymology: 1545–55; < L imbuere to wet, drench im•bue′ment, n …

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  • 27imbue — /ɪmˈbju / (say im byooh) verb (t) (imbued, imbuing) 1. to impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions, etc. 2. to saturate with moisture, impregnate with colour, etc. {Latin imbuere moisten} –imbuement, noun …

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  • 28imbue —   v.t. soak; dye; impregnate; permeate …

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  • 29imbue — v.tr. (imbues, imbued, imbuing) (often foll. by with) 1 inspire or permeate (with feelings, opinions, or qualities). 2 saturate. 3 dye. Etymology: orig. as past part., f. F imbu or L imbutus f. imbuere moisten …

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  • 30imbue someone with (something) — imbue (someone/something) with (something) to fill someone or something with a particular quality or feeling. Her poetry was imbued with a love of the outdoors. They seemed more interested in enriching themselves than in imbuing people with the… …

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  • 31imbue something with (something) — imbue (someone/something) with (something) to fill someone or something with a particular quality or feeling. Her poetry was imbued with a love of the outdoors. They seemed more interested in enriching themselves than in imbuing people with the… …

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  • 32imbue with (something) — imbue (someone/something) with (something) to fill someone or something with a particular quality or feeling. Her poetry was imbued with a love of the outdoors. They seemed more interested in enriching themselves than in imbuing people with the… …

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  • 33imbue with — phrasal verb [transitive, often passive] Word forms imbue with : present tense I/you/we/they imbue with he/she/it imbues with present participle imbuing with past tense imbued with past participle imbued with formal imbue someone/something with… …

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  • 34imbue with — im ˈbue with [transitive] often passive [present tense I/you/we/they imbue with he/she/it imbues with present participle imbuing with past tense …

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  • 35Imbued — Imbue Im*bue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbuing}.] [L. imbuere; pref. im in + perh. a disused simple word akin to L. bibere to drink. Cf. {Imbibe}.] 1. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly… …

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  • 36Imbuing — Imbue Im*bue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbuing}.] [L. imbuere; pref. im in + perh. a disused simple word akin to L. bibere to drink. Cf. {Imbibe}.] 1. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly… …

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  • 37imbu — imbu, ue [ ɛ̃by ] adj. • 1460; réfect. de embu de emboire (vx); d apr. lat. imbutus, de imbuere « imbiber » ♦ Qui est imprégné, pénétré (de sentiments, d idées). ⇒ plein, 1. rempli. « un Genevois imbu de tous les préjugés anglais » (Michelet).… …

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  • 38infuse — infuse, suffuse, imbue, ingrain, inoculate, leaven mean to introduce one thing into another so as to affect it throughout. Infuse implies a permeating like that of infiltering fluid, usually of something which imbues the recipient with new spirit …

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  • 39infuse — transitive verb (infused; infusing) Etymology: Middle English, to pour in, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French infuser, from Latin infusus, past participle of infundere to pour in, from in + fundere to pour more at found Date: 1526 1. a. to …

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  • 40color — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Rainbow hue Nouns 1. color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, dye, complexion, tincture, cast, coloration, glow, flush; tone, key; color organ; Technicolor. 2. pure, primary, positive, or complementary color;… …

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