• IPA: /ɪmˈbjuː/

imbue (imbues, present participle imbuing; past and past participle imbued)

  1. (transitive) To wet or stain an object completely with some physical quality.
    The shirt was imbued with his scent.
  2. In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.
    The entire text is imbued with the sense of melancholy and hopelessness.
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