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  • 141Tincture — Tinc ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinctured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tincturing}.] 1. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter. [1913 Webster] A little black paint will tincture and spoil twenty gay… …

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  • 142Tinctured — Tincture Tinc ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinctured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tincturing}.] 1. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter. [1913 Webster] A little black paint will tincture and spoil… …

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  • 143Tincturing — Tincture Tinc ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinctured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tincturing}.] 1. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter. [1913 Webster] A little black paint will tincture and spoil… …

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  • 144Tinge — Tinge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tingeing}.] [L. tingere, tinctum, to dye, stain, wet; akin to Gr. ?, and perhaps to G. tunken to dip, OHG. tunch[=o]n, dunch[=o]n, thunk[=o]n. Cf. {Distain}, {Dunker}, {Stain}, {Taint} a stain …

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  • 145Tinged — Tinge Tinge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tingeing}.] [L. tingere, tinctum, to dye, stain, wet; akin to Gr. ?, and perhaps to G. tunken to dip, OHG. tunch[=o]n, dunch[=o]n, thunk[=o]n. Cf. {Distain}, {Dunker}, {Stain}, {Taint} a …

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  • 146Tingeing — Tinge Tinge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tinged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tingeing}.] [L. tingere, tinctum, to dye, stain, wet; akin to Gr. ?, and perhaps to G. tunken to dip, OHG. tunch[=o]n, dunch[=o]n, thunk[=o]n. Cf. {Distain}, {Dunker}, {Stain}, {Taint} a …

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  • 147To dye in the grain — Dye Dye (d[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dyed} (d[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dyeing}.] [OE. deyan, dyen, AS. de[ a]gian.] To stain; to color; to give a new and permanent color to, as by the application of dyestuffs. [1913 Webster] Cloth to be dyed… …

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  • 148To dye in the wool — Dye Dye (d[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dyed} (d[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dyeing}.] [OE. deyan, dyen, AS. de[ a]gian.] To stain; to color; to give a new and permanent color to, as by the application of dyestuffs. [1913 Webster] Cloth to be dyed… …

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  • 149ensoul — transitive verb Date: 1605 to endow or imbue with a soul • ensoulment noun …

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  • 150indoctrinate — transitive verb ( nated; nating) Etymology: probably from Middle English endoctrinen, from Anglo French endoctriner, from en + doctrine doctrine Date: 1626 1. to instruct especially in fundamentals or rudiments ; teach 2. to imbue with a usually… …

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  • 151reman — transitive verb Date: 1666 1. to man again or anew 2. to imbue with courage again …

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  • 152revolutionize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1797 transitive verb 1. to overthrow the established government of 2. to imbue with revolutionary doctrines 3. to change fundamentally or completely < revolutionize an industry > intransitive verb to engage in revolution …

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  • 153secularize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1611 1. to make secular 2. to transfer from ecclesiastical to civil or lay use, possession, or control 3. to convert to or imbue with secularism • secularization noun • secularizer noun …

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  • 154sentimentalize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1788 intransitive verb to indulge in sentiment transitive verb to look upon or imbue with sentiment • sentimentalization noun …

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  • 155traditionalize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1882 to make traditional ; imbue with traditions or traditionalism …

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  • 156westernize — verb ( ized; izing) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1837 transitive verb to imbue with qualities native to or associated with a western region and especially the noncommunist countries of Europe and America intransitive verb to become westernized&#8230; …

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  • 157perfume — I. noun Etymology: Middle French perfum, probably from Old Occitan, from perfumar to perfume, from per thoroughly (from Latin) + fumar to smoke, from Latin fumare, from fumus smoke more at fume Date: 1533 1. the scent of something sweet smelling&#8230; …

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  • 158scent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sent, from Anglo French sente, from sentir Date: 14th century 1. effluvia from a substance that affect the sense of smell: as a. an odor left by an animal on a surface passed over b. a characteristic or&#8230; …

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  • 159tincture — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin tinctura act of dyeing, from tinctus, past participle of tingere to tinge Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic a substance that colors, dyes, or stains b. color, tint 2. a. a characteris …

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  • 160IMBU — UE. participe passé de l ancien verbe Imboire (Imbiber). Il ne se dit guère qu au figuré, et signifie, Qui est rempli, pénétré. On l applique Aux opinions, aux doctrines, aux préjugés, aux principes. Imbu, imbue de bons, de mauvais principes, de&#8230; …

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