Monday, April 20, 2015

imbue

imbue (third-person singular simple present imbues, present participle imbuing, simple past and past participle imbued)

  1. (transitive): To wet or stain an object completely with some physical quality.
    The shirt was imbued with his scent.
  2. In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.
    The entire text is imbued with the sense of melancholy and hopelessness.

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