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Imbrue

verb
(past & past part. imbureed; pres. part. imbureing)
1.
Permeate or impregnate.  Synonym: drench.






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"Imbrue" Quotes from Famous Books



... render my humble thankes to God, for that through his holy grace, and inscrutable Iustice, he hath let you to vnderstande, twoo diuers affections, in two seuerall persones of this worlde, which you loue so well. In one, the treason so pernicious, which prouoked you to soile and imbrue your handes (not without cause till this daye proued contrarie) in the bloud of your faithfull and dere beloued wife. In thother, a will and minde so good to obey you, and to persist in continuation of that effecte, which maketh her generally ...
— The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1 • William Painter

... swept over hill and dale with the dash and rattle of men in all the pride of youth and strength and the panoply of war. They were hasting, however, not to the battlefield but to the field of agriculture, there to imbrue their hands in the blood of the ...
— Hunted and Harried • R.M. Ballantyne



Words linked to "Imbrue" :   drench, impregnate, saturate



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