Instill

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Instill

to drop in; to pour in drop by drop; hence, to impart gradually; to infuse slowly; to cause to be imbibed.

Synonym: to infuse, impart, inspire, implant, inculcate, insinuate.

Origin: L. Instillare = to drop, instillatum; fr. Stilla a drop: cf. F. Instiller.