to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind; as, christ inculcates on his followers humility. The most obvious and necessary duties of life they have not yet had authority enough to enforce and inculcate upon men's minds. (s. Clarke)

Synonym: to instill, infuse, implant, engraft, impress.

Origin: L. Inculcatus, p. P. Of inculcare to tread on; pref. In- in, on _ calcare to tread, fr. Calx the heel.

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