Pronunciation: (im-byOO'), [key]
—v.t., -bued, -bu•ing.
1. to impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions, etc.: The new political leader was imbued with the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
2. to saturate or impregnate with moisture, color, etc.
3. to imbrue.
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