Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
also instil, early 15c., "to introduce (liquid, feelings, etc.) little by little," from Latin instillare "put in by drops, to drop, trickle," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + stilla "a drop" (see distill). Related: Instilled; instilling.
instill in·still (ĭn-stĭl')v. in·stilled, in·still·ing, in·stills To pour in drop by drop.