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  1. instil

    Synonyms:
    pour, infuse, introduce, import, implant, insinuate, inculcate

    Antonyms:
    drain, strain, extract, eradicate, eliminate, remove, extirpate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. instill, instilverb

    enter drop by drop

    "instill medication into my eye"

    Synonyms:
    transfuse, inculcate, ingrain, tincture, infuse, instill, impregnate, impress

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  1. instilverb

    Synonyms:
    [Written also instill.] infuse, insinuate

  2. instilverb

    Synonyms:
    inculcate, impress, enforce, implant, ingraft

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "instil":

    inculcate, instill, imbue, infuse, inspire, breathe, inject

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#12414inspire
#15717implant
#16236impress
#23792inject
#41487instill
#51887tincture
#53685infuse
#96725imbue
#98828inculcate
#107601insinuate
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#124298impregnate
#183684ingrain
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How to use instil in a sentence?

  1. Mitul Kotecha:

    China is continuing to instil a degree of stability after the sharp volatility at the beginning of the month by announcing stable to firmer fixings, tighter liquidity has contributed to a squeeze on long USD/CNH positions and will mean investors are wary of shorting CNH in the near term.

  2. Ravi Menon:

    It is neither realistic nor desirable to expect the MAS to police every single transaction or activity in our financial markets, the responsibility lies with every FI (financial institution) to instil high standards of risk management and proper conduct at all levels.

  3. Charles Whall:

    If Shell can deliver clear, decisive capex guidance and instil confidence in the dividend sustainability, there is considerable performance potential given its valuation discount, ben van Beurden can pull this together.


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