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.
That starlight dews
All silently their tears of love instill. --Byron.
2. Specifically: 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.
Syn: To infuse; impart; inspire; implant; inculcate;
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