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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Instill \In*still"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Instilling.] [L. instillare, instillatum; pref. in- in + stillare to drop, fr. stilla a drop: cf. F. instiller. See Distill.] [Written also instil.] 1. To drop in; to pour in drop by drop. [1913 Webster] That starlight dews All silently their tears of love instill. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To infuse (knowledge or attitudes) into the mind of another, slowly or gradually; to impart gradually; to cause to be imbibed. [PJC] How hast thou instilled Thy malice into thousands. --Milton. Syn: To infuse; impart; inspire; implant; inculcate; insinuate. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "instilled": chronic, confirmed, deep-dyed, deep-fixed, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, dyed-in-the-wool, established, fast, fixed, implanted, incorrigible, inculcated, infixed, ingrained, inveterate, irreversible, long-established, rooted, set, settled, settled in habit, thorough




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