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infuse

in·fuse

infuse

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn fyuz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: infused, infuses, infusing
definition 1: to introduce or inject, as if by pouring; instill (usu. fol. by into).
The teacher hoped to infuse knowledge into her students.
definition 2: to fill or inspire (usu. fol. by with).
The popular professor infused his students with a love of learning.
 
similar words:
saturate
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derivation: infusive (adj.)
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