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inculcate

in·cul·cate

inculcate

 
 
pronunciation:
In kl keIt [or] ihn kuhl keIt
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: inculcated, inculcates, inculcating
definition 1: to implant in someone's mind by earnest and frequent repetition; instill (usu. fol. by in).
The sect inculcated respect for elders in their children.
definition 2: to cause to accept an idea or value; imbue (usu. fol. by with).
She inculcated her students with a love of learning.
similar words:
impress
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derivations: inculcation (n.), inculcator (n.)