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instill
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to put ideas, principles, or teachings into another's mind
  • With the same unerring instinct Mr. Stelling set to work at his natural method of instilling the Eton Grammar and Euclid into the mind of Tom Tulliver.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (28% in)
  • Mrs. Glegg had on her fuzziest front, and garments which appeared to have had a recent resurrection from rather a creasy form of burial; a costume selected with the high moral purpose of instilling perfect humility into Bessy and her children.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Family Council (11% in)

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