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imbuō (inb-) uī, ūtus, ere

see PO-, to wet, moisten, soak, steep, saturate: palmulas in aequore, Ct.: imbuti sanguine gladii: sanguis imbuit arma, V.: imbuta sanguine vestis, O.: munus tabo imbutum, H.: oscula, quae Venus Quintā parte sui nectaris imbuit, H.: aram imbuet agnus, V.— Fig., to fill, steep, stain, taint, infect, imbue, imbrue: gladium scelere.—P. perf. with abl, tainted, touched, affected, tinged: nullo scelere imbutus: religione: Romanis delenimentis, L.: hac ille crudelitate.—To instruct superficially, color, tinge, inure, initiate, imbue: studiis se: dialecticis ne imbutus quidem: servilibus vitiis, L.: nos ita a maioribus imbuti sumus, ut, etc.: parentum praeceptis imbuti: (verna) Litterulis Graecis imbutus, H.: socios ad officia, Ta.: Imbuis exemplum palmae, i. e. you are the first to win, Pr.: opus tuum, begin, O.: Illa (navis) rudem cursu prima imbuit Amphitriten, i. e. first traversed the sea, Ct.

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