Im*bue" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbued (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Imbuing.] [L. imbuere; pref. im- in + perh. a disused simple word akin to L. bibere to drink. Cf. Imbibe.]
To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.
To tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with good principles.
Thy words with grace divine
Imbued, bring to their sweetness no satiety.
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