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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·still v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instilled p. pr. & vb. n. Instilling.]  [Written also instil.]
 1. To drop in; to pour in drop by drop.
 That starlight dews
 All silently their tears of love instill.   --Byron.
 How hast thou instilled
 Thy malice into thousands.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To infuse; impart; inspire; implant; inculcate; insinuate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction
          or repetition [syn: inculcation, ingraining]