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 for Inculcate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inculcate \In*cul"cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inculcated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Inculcating.] [L. inculcatus, p. p. of
     inculcare to tread on; pref. in- in, on + calcare to tread,
     fr. calx the heel; perh. akin to E. heel. Cf. 2d Calk,
     Heel.]
     To teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions;
     to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers
     humility.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The most obvious and necessary duties of life they have
           not yet had authority enough to enforce and inculcate
           upon men's minds.                        --S. Clarke.
  
     Syn: To instill; infuse; implant; engraft; impress.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inculcate
      v 1: teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions;
           "inculcate values into the young generation" [syn:
           inculcate, instill, infuse]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "inculcate":
     beat into, brainwash, catechize, condition, engrave, etch, grave,
     imbue, implant, impregnate, impress, imprint, indoctrinate, infix,
     infuse, inoculate, inscribe, instill, program, stamp
  
  

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