Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 11/12/16 Imbue

Imbue (verb)
imbue [im-byoo]

verb (used with object), imbued, imbuing.
1. to impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions, etc.: The new political leader was imbued with the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
2. to saturate or impregnate with moisture, color, etc.
3. to imbrue.

Can be confused

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1. charge, infect, fire.
2. permeate, infuse, tincture, soak.

Origin: 1545-55; < Latin imbuere to wet, drench

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