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Definitionto fill with or diffuse throughout — especially an emotional quality
- I have described myself as always having been imbued with a fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature.Chapter 2 (57% in)
- He was an uncouth man, but deeply imbued in the secrets of his science.Chapter 3 (44% in)
- The patriarchal lives of my protectors caused these impressions to take a firm hold on my mind; perhaps, if my first introduction to humanity had been made by a young soldier, burning for glory and slaughter, I should have been imbued with different sensations.Chapter 15 (26% in)
- From my infancy I was imbued with high hopes and a lofty ambition; but how am I sunk!Chapter 24 (46% in)
There are no more uses of "imbue" in Frankenstein.
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