Instills



[in-stil] /ɪnˈstɪl/

verb (used with object)
1.
to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings; insinuate; inject:
to instill courtesy in a child.
2.
to put in drop by drop.
v.

also instil, early 15c., “to introduce (liquid, feelings, etc.) little by little,” from Latin instillare “put in by drops, to drop, trickle,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + stilla “a drop” (see distill). Related: Instilled; instilling.

instill in·still (ĭn-stĭl’)
v. in·stilled, in·still·ing, in·stills
To pour in drop by drop.
in’stil·la’tion (ĭn’stə-lā’shən) n.

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