Example sentences for: instill

How can you use “instill” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Instead, he pledges "to usher in the responsibility era," in which we will "confront illegitimacy," instill "discipline and love" in juvenile justice, and accept that "we're responsible for our neighbors and helping in our communities."

  • Assemblies, homecoming week festivities, car wash fund-raisers, pep rallies, proms, graduation ceremonies--these rituals instill in their participants the "school spirit" that persuades many alumni to return to town every five years for reunions to celebrate high school's glory days.

  • It is noted that mostly women narrate these legends, among themselves or from mothers to daughters, in a didactic fashion, to instill fear in young women so that they will not disregard parental authority.

  • Such a "point," once made, could not resist the tendency to instill feelings of "envy" and ressentiment on the part of an author perhaps better compensated and perhaps more "popular," but in the view of the critical intelligence--if any such fitful and discredited light may still be conceived as being within our sphere--not really as good as mine.

  • Participants uniformly agreed that the nation needs a strong, viable SEC to instill investor confidence in our markets.


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