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instill
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition to put ideas, principles, or teachings into another's mind
  • His childhood's sense of superiority, instilled into him by the favours of old Mr. Earnshaw, was faded away.
    Chapter 8 (49% in)
  • Joseph had instilled into him a pride of name, and of his lineage; he would, had he dared, have fostered hate between him and the present owner of the Heights: but his dread of that owner amounted to superstition; and he confined his feelings regarding him to muttered innuendoes and private comminations.
    Chapter 18 (87% in)

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