Etymology
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inculcate (v.)

1540s, from Latin inculcatus, past participle of inculcare "force upon, insist; stamp in, impress, tread down," from in- "in" (from PIE root *en "in") + calcare "to tread, press in," from calx (1) "heel" (see calcaneus). Related: Inculcated; inculcating.

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Definitions of inculcate

inculcate (v.)
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions;
inculcate values into the young generation
Synonyms: instill / infuse
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