Fringe characters—guides, drivers—sometimes appear out of nowhere, with the reader being left to impute who "Vanya" is.
As a former rock critic, Ms. Maslin should know better than to impute bad intent here.
People will impute responsibility on them for the actions of the family member.
In that respect, I must take to myself all the blame you may choose to impute to me.
But I sincerely hope you do not impute improper motives to the incognito?
Be sure to convince Seymour, when I am no more, that I did not impute his absence to want of love, but merely to accident.
The natives, however, impute these defects to the wetness of the season.
His pride was touched, and in his irritation he was inclined to impute treachery to his friend and deceit to Jasmine.
I impute nothing whatever to him, he was ever most kind to me.
How presumest thou to impute the blame vpon Rhomeo, whose vnguiltines and innocent deede euery man alloweth?