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1‘all parents must instil in their children the need to be vigilant’
inculcate, implant, fix, ingrain, infuse, impress, imprint, introduce
engender, produce, generate, induce, inspire, promote, foster
hammer into, drum into, drive into, drill into, din into
2‘Boudin instilled Monet with the love of nature’
imbue, inspire, infuse, inculcate
3‘she was told how to instil eye drops’
administer, introduce, add gradually, infuse, inject
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