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1 to produce a vivid impression of
  • a puzzling detail that had been infixed in the detective's mind for over a decade

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2 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
  • a football coach celebrated for infixing in his players an all-consuming will to win

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implant, inculcate, instill, inseminate, infix mean to introduce into the mind. implant implies teaching that makes for permanence of what is taught. implanted a love of reading in her students inculcate implies persistent or repeated efforts to impress on the mind. tried to inculcate in him high moral standards instill stresses gradual, gentle imparting of knowledge over a long period of time. instill traditional values in your children inseminate applies to a sowing of ideas in many minds so that they spread through a class or nation. inseminated an unquestioning faith in technology infix stresses firmly inculcating a habit of thought. infixed a chronic cynicism

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The first known use of infix was in 1502

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“Infix.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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