impassion
Verb

impassion (impassions, present participle impassioning; past and past participle impassioned)

  1. (transitive) make passionate, instill passion in
    • 1924, Herman Melville, Billy Budd, London: Constable & Co., Chapter 4,
      Personal prudence even when dictated by quite other than selfish considerations surely is no special virtue in a military man; while an excessive love of glory, impassioning a less burning impulse, the honest sense of duty, is the first.



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