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inculcating

verb
present participle of inculcate

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1 to cause (as a person) to become filled or saturated with a certain quality or principle
  • dedicated teachers inculcating young minds with a love of learning

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2 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
  • a malcontent who inculcated in his offspring an abiding distrust of all civil authority

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“Inculcating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inculcating. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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