Definitions for imbrueɪmˈbru

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  1. imbrue, drench(verb)

    permeate or impregnate

    "The war drenched the country in blood"

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  1. imbrue(Verb)

    To stain (in, with, blood, slaughter, etc.).

  2. Origin: From embruer, from Germanic.

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  1. Imbrue(verb)

    to wet or moisten; to soak; to drench, especially in blood

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. embruer, also embruver, embreuver, embrever, to give to drink, soak (see pref. En-, 1, 1st In-, and Breverage), but also OE. enbrewen, enbrowen, to stain, soil (cf. Brewis).]

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