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Sample sentences for the GRE study word imbue

imbue can be used as a verb

1.Here, one would suppose, might have been sorrow enough to imbue the sunniest disposition through and through with a sable tinge. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2.He had peasant parents whom he had contrived to imbue with respect for their son. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.Thus, therefore, the floor of our familiar room has become a neutral territory, somewhere between the real world and fairy-land, where the Actual and the Imaginary may meet, and each imbue itself with the nature of the other. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.This is quite far enough to imbue me with great respect for the Martian firearm, and some telepathic force must have warned me against an attempt to escape in broad daylight from under the muzzles of twenty of these death-dealing machines. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
5.O powers of man how vain your glory, nipp'd E'en in its height of verdure, if an age Less bright succeed not imbue thought To lord it over painting's field and now The cry is Giotto's, and his name eclips'd. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6.This robe was imbued with a deadl. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
7.Beholdest moving in every direction imbued as with life th. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
8.They are imbued through all things conveying themselves willingly. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
9.He was an uncouth man, but deeply imbued in the secrets of his science. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
10.From my infancy I was imbued with high hopes and a lofty ambition but how am I sun. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
11.Why Because they are imbued with the proper spirit. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
12.I have described myself as always having been imbued with a fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
13.I became imbued with the notion on that first occasion before we sat down to dinner, but I cannot define by what means. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
14.But, imbued from her childhood with a brooding sense of wrong, and an inveterate hatred of a class, opportunity had developed her into a tigress. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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