imbue with

imbue (someone or something) with (something)

To fill, instill, or inspire someone or something with a particular quality or trait. We've always tried to imbue our children with a strong sense of empathy for other people. It's clear to see that the documentary was imbued with the anger felt by many working-class people.
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imbue someone with something

to indoctrinate someone with something; to build something into someone. I tried to imbue my children with a strong sense of justice. Her thinking and attitudes had been imbued with childhood fears.
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Real characters would help instead of the teen-cake mannequins director Jaume Collet-Serra keeps wasting time trying to imbue with personalities (yes, he's a commercials and music video guy).
Tickets to see Imbue with Click and Live Alien Broadcast are available at Ticketmaster and at the door on the day of the show.
Jones's knack for choosing brilliant designers and challenging accompaniments adds emotional resonance, even to unremarkable movement, which his amazing dancers always imbue with breathtaking urgency.