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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·bue /-ˈbju/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·bue v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbued p. pr. & vb. n. Imbuing.]
 1. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.
 2. To tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with good principles.
 Thy words with grace divine
 Imbued, bring to their sweetness no satiety.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has
           permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the
           entire building" [syn: permeate, pervade, penetrate,
            interpenetrate, diffuse]
      2: fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with
         disinfectant" [syn: soak]
      3: suffuse with color [syn: hue, tinge]