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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of imbibe.


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  • He is about the same age as Asch. Although some of his work is spoiled by an overinsistence upon symbolism, which he imbibed from the French, and much of his drama is too poetic to endure before the footlights, he is a highly successful seeker after beauty and truth.

    New York's Yiddish Writers 1918

  • Bancroft had studied at Göttingen and imbibed from the German historian Heeren the scientific method of historical study.

    Brief History of English and American Literature 1886

  • Bancroft had studied at Göttingen, and imbibed from the German historian Heeren the scientific method of historical study.

    Initial Studies in American Letters 1886

  • There he had first drawn his breath; there he imbibed from the lips of his revered grandfather, now no more, those lessons of virtue by which he had lived, and for which he was now ready to die.

    The Scottish Chiefs 1875

  • At this confirmation of a sudden terror, imbibed from the ambiguous words of Halbert, and which his fond heart would not allow him to acknowledge to himself, Wallace covered his face with his hands and fell with a deep groan against the side of the cavern.

    The Scottish Chiefs 1875

  • Greek empire, which he had imbibed from the honest accounts of a

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1206

  • Also, those who implement the party line at the local level are not always "imbibed" in the Marxist- Leninist ideology.

    Archive 2006-08-01 Abhay N 2006

  • Nor do I believe with General Sherman that its slowness on that occasion was due to anything "imbibed" from General Thomas.

    Forty-Six Years in the Army John M. Schofield

  • The chief difficulties are encountered in evaporating the "imbibed" moisture and also where the free water has to be removed through its gradual transfusion instead of boiling.

    Seasoning of Wood

  • The removal of the free water from the cells or pores will evidently have no effect upon the physical properties or shrinkage of the wood, but as soon as any of the "imbibed" moisture is removed from the cell walls, shrinkage begins to take place and other changes occur.

    Seasoning of Wood


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