Crossword clues for instilled
The Collaborative International Dictionary
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.]
To drop in; to pour in drop by drop.
That starlight dews All silently their tears of love instill.
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.
Syn: To infuse; impart; inspire; implant; inculcate; insinuate.
vb. (en-past of: instill)
Usage examples of "instilled".
Only the Discipline that had been instilled in them both, that one leader must survive, forced him to continue down his vine until he was inside the cave and knew it was safe to let go.
So far, he hadn't met anyone who instilled in him a desire to implement the procedures his manuals and texts described.
They are well protected, both by the fear of them that is instilled from the time we understand anything outside childish needs.
Had her early childhood training instilled such a questionless reverence for the Weyr that life must alter its pattern because Lessa of Ruatha had been Impressed by Ramoth?
He must rid himself of an inborn, carefully instilled prejudice, and he must accept the eventual abdication of an authority which he had good reason to respect and more reason to wish to perpetuate.
Or, if this mode of speech offend you, let me say, that my mother, the proud queen, instilled early into me a love of distinction, and all that, if the weakness of my physical nature and my peculiar opinions had not prevented such a design, might have made me long since struggle for the lost inheritance of my race.
My recovery from the plague and confirmed health instilled into her a firm belief that I was now secure from this dread enemy.
This name, applied at such a moment by my angel's mother, instilled into me more respect than I had ever before felt for this disdainful lady.
The public remonstrance which Osius was forced to address to the son, contained the same principles of ecclesiastical and civil government which he had secretly instilled into the mind of the father.
I believed he was naturally a man of better tendencies, higher principles, and purer tastes than such as circumstances had developed, education instilled, or destiny encouraged.
I feared early instilled prejudice: I wanted to have you safe before hazarding confidences.
And he would do anything to achieve the absolute power and freedom to fulfill all desires that the past had instilled in him.
He couldn't overcome the defensive instinct instilled in him by a lifetime of training.
The prejudice against Mandorailen that Lelldorin's unthinking partisanship had instilled in him finally shattered and fell away.
The spirit of Aldur sent Belgarath, the disciple in whom he had most wholly instilled his despite, to join with them.