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Meaning of instill

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the
           children"; "transfuse love of music into the students"
           [syn: {instill}, {transfuse}]
      2: enter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye" [syn:
         {instill}, {instil}]
      3: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of; "Mother
         tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us" [syn:
         {impress}, {ingrain}, {instill}]
      4: teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions;
         "inculcate values into the young generation" [syn:
         {inculcate}, {instill}, {infuse}]
      5: fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures
         the air with carbon monoxide" [syn: {impregnate}, {infuse},
         {instill}, {tincture}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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