Instill

Definition of Instill

In`still´
v. t.1.To drop in; to pour in drop by drop.
[imp. & p. p. Instilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Instilling.]
That starlight dews
All silently their tears of love instill.
- Byron.
2.To infuse (knowledge or attitudes) into the mind of another, slowly or gradually; to impart gradually; to cause to be imbibed.
How hast thou instilled
Thy malice into thousands.
- Milton.

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