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posed^ oa. 1. HI; unwell. 2. Disinclined.
-in-cns'^po-si^tion, n. 1. Slight ill-
ness. 2. The state of being mentally disin-

ln-dls^pu-ta-bl(e, in-dis'piu-ta-bl, a. In-
capable of being disputed; unquestionable.

— in-dis'pn-ta-Dly. adv.
ln-dls^8o-Iu-bl(e, in-dis'o-lu-bl, a. That

can not be dissolved; perpetually binding.
— in-dis'so-lu-bly. adv.

ln-dite^ in-dait', vt. & vi. [in-di'ted<*;
in-di'ting.] To put into words or wri-
ting; dictate; compose, -ment, n.— lnm
dl'ter, n.

in'^dl-vld^u-al, in'di-vij'u-al or-vid'yu-
oJ. I. a. Pertaining to one thing; single.
II. w. A single person, animal, or thmg.

— in^Mi-Tid^'^u-aPi-ty, n. 1 , The state
of being Individual. 2. Personality.- in"-
di-vid/a-al-ly« adv.

in-doc^tri-nate, in-doc'tri-n^t,?;^. [-na"-
TED**; -NA'TENG.] To iustruct in doctrlncs.

in'do-lence, in^do-lgns, n. Habitual idle-
ness; laziness.— InMo-lent, a. Averse to
exertion, -ly, adv.

In-dom^t-ta-bKe, in-dem'i-ta-bl, a. Not
to be subdued.

1 n'door ^, in'dOr". a. Behig or done within
doors.— in''door8^,ae??;. Within a building.

In-dorse', in-dSrs', i;^ [in-dorsed'»; in-
DOBs'iNQ.l To write, as one's name, on the
back of; sanction, en-dorse^t.- in'''-
dor-see^ n. One to whom anything Is in-
dorsed.— in-dorse^meDt, n. The writing
of one's name on the back of a note, check,
etc.; ratification; approval, en-dorse'-
inentt.— in-dors^er, w. One who indorses.

in-da^bl-ta-b](e, in-ditl'bi-ta-bl, a. Not
open to doubt: unquestionable; certain.
-ness, n.— iu-du'bi-ta-bly, adv.

ln-duce',in-dius',i;<. [in-duced'^; in-du'-
cingJ 1, To influence to an act; prevail
on. 2. Tolead toor produce.— in-duce^-
inent, n. The act of inducing; an incentive^

in-duc^tton, in-duc'shun, n. 1 . The proc-
ess of inferring general conclusions from

0r; ftOtg^ie (fataie); aisle; an (oiet); ell; c (k); chat; dli (^^); ffo; sins, Ink; tliln.

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particular cases: inference; conclnsion. 2.
Electrification by nearness without con-
tact.— in-duct', vt. 1 . To put in posses-
sion; introduce; Install. 2. To obtain by In-
duction.— i n-duc^ti V (e« a. Pertaining to
Induction; proceeding or produced by Induc-
tion, -ly, adv.

In-due^S in-diu', vt. [in-dued'; in-du'-
iNG.] To endow.

in-due'^, vt. To put on, as a garment.

in-dulge^ in-dul5', vt. [in-dulged'; in-
dcl'ging.] To gratify, as a desire; leave
unrestrained, as a person.— in-duKgence,

«. 1. The act of Indulging; excess, ti. That
with which a person Is indulged. 3« R. C. Ch.
Remission of temporal punishment. — in-
dul^srenty a. Prone to Indulge; easy; le-

In^du-rate, in'diu-r6t, vt. & vi. [-ra'ted'*;
-RA'TiNG.] To make or become hard or
tough; harden.— In'du-rate, a. Hard or
hardened; Indurated.— in^'^du-ra^tiony n.

In-dus^tri-al, in-dus'tri-al, a. Pertaining
to industry or manufactures.

In'dus-try, in'dus-tri, n. [-tries", p?.] 1.
Earnest or constant application to work.
2. Useful labor; any branch of productive
work.— in - dus^tri - ous, a. Habitually
occupied with or given to work; diligent;
laborious, -ly, adv.

In-e^bri-ate, in-1'bri-gt. I. vt. [-a'ted<»;
-A"TiNG.] To intoxicate. II. a. Inebri-
ated. III. n. A habitual drunkard. —
In -e'^ri- action, in"e-bri'e-ty, n.
Drunkenness; habitual Intoxication.

ln-ef^fa-bl(e, iu-ef'a-bl, a. Too lofty or
sacred for utterance; unspeakable. — in-
ef 'fa-bly, adv.

in-er^rant, in-er'ant, a. Unerring.- In-
er'ran-cy, n. Freedom from all error.

In-erf, in-grt', a. Having no power to
move; possessing inertia; sluggish, -ly,
adv. -ness, w.— in-er'tia, In-er'shla, n.
l.The state of being Inert. 3o That prop-
erty of matter by virtue of which it continues
at rest or In motion unless acted on by some
force outside of Itself.

In-e8^ti-nfta-bl(e, in-es'ti-ma-bl, a.
Above price; very valuable.

ln-eVi-ta-bl(e, in-ev'i-ta-bl, a. That
can not be prevented; unavoidable.
— in-ev'l-ta-bly, adv.

ln-ex'o-ra-bl(e, in-ex'o-ra-bl, a. Not to
be moved by entreaty; unyielding.— In-
ex'o-ra-bly, adv.

ln-ex^tri-ca-bl(e, in-ex'tri-ca-bl, a. In-
volved or entangled beyond extrication.
-ness, «.— in-ex'tri-ca-bly, ado.

ln-fal^li-bl(e, in-fal'i-bl, a. Incapable of
error or failure; inerrant; certain. — in-faP-
li-bly. adt>.- in-fal"li-biFi-ty, n. The
state of being Infallible.

in'fa-mous, in'formns, a. Of evil repute;
notorious; detestable, -ly, atft; .—in'fa-my,
In'fa-ml. w. [-mie8«,p;.] Notorious evil re-
pute; disgrace; dishonor; something Infa-
mous .or aoomlnable.

in^fant, in'fant. I. a. Pertaining to in-
fancy; infantile. II. n. 1. A babe. 2.
Law. A minor.— in'fan-cy, n. The state
of being an Infant; babyhood; beginning.—
in-fan/ti-cide, n. Child murder, or one
who commits It.— in^faii-tii(e, a. Per-
taining to Infants. in^fan-tin(et*

in^fan-try, in'fan-tri, n. Foot-soldiery
equipped with small 9Jrms.

tn-fat^u-ate, in-f ach'u-gt or -fat'yu-gt, vt.
[-a'ted<»; -a'ting.] To inspire with un-
reasoning passion* deprive of judgment.
— iu-mt^u-a'tion, n.

in-fect'd, infect', vt. To taint with dis-
ease; corrupt; contaminate. — In-fec^clon,
n. Communication of disease, as by contact.
— in-fec^tious, a. Liable to Infect; conta-
gious, -ly, adv. -ness, n.

ln"fe-lic'i-ty, in'fg-lis'i-ti, n. Inappro-
priateness; unsuitableness; nnhappiness;
something infelicitous.— in'^fe-Ile4-tou8,
In"f§-ll8'l-fu8, a. Not felicitous or happy.
-ly, adv. -ness, n.

In-fer', in-fgr', vt. & vi. [in-ferred'; in-
per'ring.] To draw as a conclueion from
evidence ; draw inferences ;give evidence of;
conclude.— in-fer'a-bl(e, u-fer'rl-blCe, a.
— in'fer-ence, n. The act of Inferring; a
deduction or conclusion from evidence.—
in''fer-en'tial, a. Deduclble by inference.

in-fe'ri-or,in-fl'ri-^r. I. a. Lower, as in
position, rank, quality, or worth. 11. «.
One who is inferior* a subordinate.— In-
fe"ri-or'i-ty, n. The state of belTig Infe-
rior; low condition, quality, or station.

In-fer'nal, in-fgr'nal, a. Belonging to
hell; diabolical. Ay, adv.

in-fest^**, in-fest', vt. To fill or overrnn
annoylngly or harmfully.

In^fl-del, in'fi-del. I. a. Unbelievlne;
rejecting the Christian religion; faithless:
recreant. II. n. A disbeliever in God or
in the Bible; any unbeliever. — in'^fl-de."-
i-ty, n. r-TiE8«, pM 1. Unbelief m
religion. '2, want of fidelity; unfaithf olnese:.

in-fll'trate, in-fil'tr^t, vt. & vi. [-tra"-
TED«*; -TRA'TiNo.] To filter in or into;
percolate. — in^fll-tra'tion, n.

tn^fi-nit(e, in'fi-nit. I. a. Immeasnre-
able and unbounded; limitless; perfect;
countless. II. n. That which is mfinite;
p-] the Deity. Ay, adv. -ness, w.— lo-
fln^'i-tes^l-mal. I. a. Infinitely small
II. n. An Infinitesimal quantity. — in-
fin'i-tiv(e. I. a. Without limitation of
person or number. II. n. Oram. The

papd, ejsk; at, air; elgmgnt, thfey, us|ge; it, j, i (ee); o, oh; ©ratf r, er; fnll, nUe; birt.

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Inflnltive mode; as, to tor^.— in-finM-ty,
n. [-TIES", pL] Boundlessness; Infinitely
distant space; completeness; perfection.
IIl-flrIll^ in-ferm', a. 1. Feeble, as from
age. 2. Lacking soundness, stability^ or
firmness, -ly, adv. -ness, n.— in-flr'-
ma-ry, n. [-riss*. pi."] A small hospital.—
in-flT^mi-ty, n. [-tiks», pl.'\ Weakness or
Illness; a f olWe; flaw.
Ill-fix's in-flx', vt. To fix in, as by pier-
cing; implant firmly.
I ri- flame', in-fl6m', vt. & vi. [in-
rLAMBD'; in-pla'ming.] To kindle: burn;
rouse; excite; affect or be affected by in-
flammation.— In-flam'ma-bil'i-ty, n. In-
flam'ma - bl (e - nesst.— in - flam^'ma-
bl(e* a. Readily Inflamed; easily excited.—
in-flam'ma-bly. adv.— iii-flain-ma'-
tioiif n. The act of Inflaming; a diseased con-
dition attended with heat, redness, swelling,
and pain.— in-flam'ma-to-ry, a. Tend-
ing to inflame; pertaining to inflammation.
In-flate', in-flgf, vt. & vi. [in-pla'ted«*;
in-pla'tinq.] To puff up, as with air;
swell; elate; expand. — in-fla'tlon, /i. 1.
The act of inflating; figuratively, bom-
bast. 2. Overissue, as or currency.
In-flect'd, in-fleet', vt. & vi. 1. Gram.
To be subject to inflection; give the inflec-
tions of. 2. To deflect; swerve; bend.
— In-flec'tion, in-flex'ion, n. 1. An in-
flecting; modulation of voice. 2. Gram.
Changes in words to express case, gender,
person, tense, etc.
lD-fllct'<i, in-flict', vt. To lay on; impose.
— in-flic'tion, n. A punishment; imposi-
In^'flo-res^eence, in'flo-res'ens, n. 1.
£ot. A flower-cluster. 2. The arrange-
ment of flowers on the stem. 3. The act
of flowering; flowers collectively.
In'flu-enee, in'flu-fins. I. vt. [enced*:
-BN-ciNG.] To act upon, as by mental
power or unseen agency; affect; move. II.
n. The gradual or unseen operation of
some cause; ability to sway the will of
another.— in^'flu-en'tial, a. -ly, adv.
In^'fla-eii'za, in"flu-en'za, n. An epi-
demic catarrhal disease.
In'flux, in'flux, n, A flowing in; instil-
ling, [brace.
In-rold'*, In-fold', vt. To enclose; em-
in-form', in-fSrm', t;. I. ^ 1. To im-
part knowledge to; tell. 2. To give
form or animation to. II. i. To commu-
nicate facts; make accusation. — In-form'-
ant, n. One who gives informatton.— in-
for-ma'tion, n. Knowledge communi-
cated by others. — In-form^er. n. One
who Informs against others; a telltale.

in-fonn'al, in-fSrm'cd, a. Not in usual
form; without ceremony, -ly, adv.— In'^-
for-mal'i-ty, n. [-ties«, pi.] Absence
of regular form.

In- frac^tion, in-f rac'shun, n. 1 . 'fbe act

of breaking or infringing. 2. A fracture.

iii-n*liise% in-frinj% v. [in-pringed';

iN-PRiN'oiNG.] I. t. To encroach upon.

II. i. To transgress; trespass. — in-
frina-' ' -

frinare^ment* n.
In-fu^ri-ate, m-fifl'ri-gt. I. vt. [-a'ted*;

-A'TiNG.] To make furious. II. a. In-
furiated; enraged; mad.

In-fuse^, in-fiQz' vt. [in-pusbd'; in-pu'-
siNG.l 1 . To instil ; inculcate. 2. To steep;
pour in. — in-fu^sion, n. The act of in-
fusing; a steeping or a medicinal preparation
so obtained.

In^'^fu-so^rl-a, in'fiu-sO'ri-a, n. pi. An-
imalcules found in infusions of decaying

tn-gen^ious; in-jtn'yus, a. Inventive;
dexterous; skilful, -ly, adv.— In^^ge-nuf I-
ty, n. Contrivance; dexterity; skill.

In-gen^u-ous, in-jen'yu-us, o. 1. Free
from disguise or dissimulation. 2. High-
minded; sincere, -ly, adv. -ness, n.

In-clo^rl-o us, in-glo'ri-us, a. Marked by
failure or disgrace; without glory, -ly, adv,

In^got, in'get, n. A mass of cast metal.

in-graft^<>, in-grgft', vt. To graft; in-
corporate vitally.

ln-j^raln^ in-grgn', vt. To dye before
weaving; dye with lastmg color; fix deeply.

In'gratn, in'gr§n, a. Dyed before weav-
ing; thoroughly inwrought.

In'grain, n. A carpet made of worsted
or cotton warps and wool or other filling.

In'grate", in'grdf. I, a. Ungrateful. II,
n. One who is ungrateful.

In-gra^tl-ate, in-gr§'8hi-§t, »^ [-a'tbd*;
-A'TiNG.] To win for (oneself).

In-grat^-tude, in-grat'i-tifid, n. Lack
of gratitude.

In-g^re^dl-ent, in-grt'di-gnt, n. One ele-
ment of a mixture.

In^gress, in'gres, n. Entrance; place of

in-gulf^, In-gulf, vt. To engulf.

In-hab^ltd, in-hab'it. vt. To live or dwell
in: occupy.— In-halKit-B-blCe, a. Habit-
able.— in-h aVi t-ant. n. A resident.

tn-liale^, in-hdl', vt. [in-haled'; in-ha'-
LiNQ.] To draw in, as a breath; breathe
in.— m^'^a-la^tlon, n. 1. The act of in-
haling. 2. That which Is inhaled.— in-ha^-
ler, n.

t n-liere^, in-htr', vi. [in-herbd' ; in-hbr'-
iNG.] To be a permanent or essential part;
belong.— in-her^ence, n. in-taer^en-

Or; flfltl^re (future); aisle; au (out); ell; c (k); chat; dli (the); go; sins, i^^; tbin.

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cyt«— In-her^eiit, a. Permanently united;
Innitte; essential; Intrinsic.

tn-liei^lt<>, In-her'it, vt. & vi. To receive
by. descent; be endowed with: receive
property by inheritance. — In-hertt-a-
Dl(e» a. — in-her^it-ancet n. The act of
Inheriting; something Inherited. — in-
her^it-or, n.— in-ber^tt-rlx, n./em.

ln-liib^lt<>, in-hib'it, vt. To hold back;
prohibit.— In'^l-bl'tlon, in'hi-bish'xin, n.

tii-liOS^pl-ta-bl(e, in-hes'pi-ta-bl, a.
Not hospitable; barren; wild; cheerless.

In-im^l-cal, in-im'i-cal, a. Antagonistic;
unfriendly; hostile.

In-lq^ul-ty, in-ic'wi-tl, n. [-tii5s*» pl.l
Wickedness ; wrong ; sin.— in-lq'ul- tous, a.

In-rtial, in-ish'cd. I. a. Standing at the
beginning or head; first. II. n. The first
letter of a word.

In-Ftl-ate, in-ish'i-§t. l,vt. [-a'ted*;
-A'-TiNG.] 1. To instruct in rudiments;
introduce, as into a society. 2. To berfn.
n. a. Newly admitted. III. n. One
who has been initiated.— In-l'^ti-a'tlon,
.l-€'8hun, n. 1. The act of Initiating. 54.
Ceremonial admission, as Into a society.—
tn-t^ti-a-tivCe, -i-a-tlv. I. a. Pertaining
to initiation; serving to Initiate. JI. 7i. 1,
A first move. 2. The power of initiating.—
In-i'ti-a-to''ry, -l-a-tO'rl, a. Initiative.

in-Ject'«*, in-ject', vt. 1. To introduce
forcibly, as a fluid. 2. To interject.— in-
Jec^tion. n. The act of Injecting, or that
which Is mjected.— in-ject^or, n.

tn-join^, V. Same as ZNJOiir.

In-junc^tion, in-ju^c'shnn, n. 1. The
act of enjoining; admonition. 2. A ju-
dicial order prohibiting something.

In^jure, in'jur or in'j^r, vt. [Wjured;
IN'JUR-INQ.J To inflict harm or injury
upon. — in-ju'ri-oiis, a. Hurtful: detri-
mental.- in^ju«ry, n. r-BiK8«, pi.} Any
wrong, damage, or mischief.

In-ius^tlce, in-jus'tis, n. The violation
of justice; an unjust act; a wrong.

Ink, iflk. I«. vt. To cover o? stain with
ink. II. n. A colored liquid used in
writing, printing, etc.— Ink'stand", n.
A vessel to hold mk for writing.— ink'y, a.

Inkling, ivk'ling, n. A hint.

In^land, Indiana. I. a. 1. Remote
from the sea. 2. Not foreign. II. adv.
Toward the interior of a land.

In-lay^, ln-16'. I. vt. [m-LAiD'; m-
lay'ing.] To insert, as shell, ivory, or
the like In cabinet work. II. in^g', n.
That which is inlaid.

Inlet'^, inlet', n. 1, A small bay or
creek. 2. An entrance. [wardly.

In^y, in'li, (idv. In the inner parts; in-

In^mate, in'm^t, n. An occupant,

In^most^, in'mOst', a. Farthest within;

Inn, in, n. A public house; taven; hotel
— tnn^keep^er, n. The keeper of an
inn. inn^hold'^rt.

In'nate^, in'nfif, a. Inborn; natural.

In^ner, m'^r, a. Interior; internal; in-
ward; reconddte; hidden. — In^ner-most'^,
a. Inmost.

In^nlne, in'Ing, n. In baseball, cricket,
etc., a ramat the bat; the time that a party
is in power.

In^no-cent, In'o-sent. I. a. 1. Free
from guilt; pure; blameless. 2. Harm-
less. 3. Guileless; artless. II. n. 1.
Onetmstained by sin. 2. An imbecile.
-ly, a<2o.— in^no-cence, n. The state of
being Innocent. In'no-cen-cyt*

In-noc^u-ous, in-nec'yu-us, a. HaTing
no harmful qualities; hsumless.

In^no-vate, in'o-vfit, vi. [-va'ted*;
-VA'TiNG.] To make innovations; intro-
duce new things.— In'^no-va'tion, n. Tfce
changing of something established; a noTd-
ty.— ln'no-va"top, n.

In^nn-en^do, in'ya-en'do, n. [-nos*.
-DOES', pL] An indirect aspersion; in-

ln-nu^mer-a-bl(e, in-nifi'mgr-a-bl, a.
Countless, -ness, n. — in-nu^mer-a-bly,

In-oc^u-late, in-ec'yu-lgt, vt. T-i-a'ted';
-LA'TiNG.] 1 . To infect through the skin.
2* To insert a bud in, as a tree; bud.
— in-oc^u-la^tion, n.

In-or^di-nate, in-Sr'di-net or -ngt, a.
Unreasonable; excessive, -ly, adv.

In^or-gran^ic, in'Sr-gan'ic, a. Not bar-
ing organic structure; not the reexilt of liv-
ing processes.

In^quest, in'cwest, n. A judicial inqui^.
as concerning a sudden death.

In-qut'e-tude, in-cwoi'e-titid, n. Aeta:?
of restlessness; disquietude.

In-qulre^ in-cwair', v. [in-ouired'; i>
QUiR'mG.] I. t. To ask Information
about. II. i. To ask questions; inv(i>
tigate.— In-quir'er, n.— iii>qulr^y, in-
cwair'l, n. [-ib8«, pi.} The act of Inqulrltf
Investigation; a query; Interrogation.— Id"*
qui-sPtlon, In'cwi-zlsh'un, n. 1. [I*] A
tribunal for examination and punishment oi
heretics. 2. Judicial investigation; 8earr^
Ing Inquiry.- in^qni-sFtion-al. a.-iB-
qnls^i-tfT(e, a. Given to questioning o:
to Investigation; curious.— In-qnls^-tor.
n. One who makes Inquisition.— iii-qiiis''i'
to^ii-al, a. Of. pertaining to, or like «n
inquisitor or inquisition.

tn^road, in'rod, n. A hostile entrsncr
into a country; raid; encroachment.

papfi, Qsk; at, air; el^m^nt, th6y, us§ge; It, |, i (ee); o, 5h; orator, Sr; full, r Ale; bv;

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tn-8ane^ In-s^n', a. 1. Not sane; crazy;
irrational. 2. Pertaining to insanity or
the insane. — in-san^-ty, n. Mental dis-
order; deransement; lanacy.

ln-eia'tla-bl(e, in-sd'shia-bl, a. That
can not be satiated: onappeasable. In-

ln-8crtbe^, in-scraib', vt. [in-sckebbd';
in-scri'bing.] 1. To carve, as charac-
ters (upon); write; enroll. 2* To dedicate
(a book}.— ln-8crlp^tion. n. 1. The act
of Inscribing, or thafwhlcn Is Inscribed. 2*
Entry in a roll or the like.

ln-8cra^ta-bl(e, in-scrQ'ta-bl, a. That
can not be searched into: andiscoverable.

In^seet, in'sect. n. 1. A small siz«legged
animal. 2. Loosely, any small inverte-
brate; bug.— in^'^sec-ttv^o-rous, a. Feed-
ing or subsisting upon insects.

In-sen^sate, in-sen'set or-s§t, a. Lack-
ing sense or sensibility; foolish; mad.

in-sen^8l-bl(e, in-sen'si-bl, a. 1 . That
can not be perceived by the senses. 2.
Destitute of sensation or perception. — In-
sen^'si-bil^i-ty, n.— in-sen'sl-bly, adv.

ln-sert^<', in-sgrt', vt. To put or place in
among other things.— In-ser'tlon, n. The
act ofmserting; something inserted.

In'side'^, in'said'. I. a. Interior; in-
ternal. II. h. 1. The side or part that
is within. 2. Contents. 111. adv. In
or into the interior; within. IV. prep. In
or into the interior of.

In-sld^i-ous, in-sid'i-us, a. Doing or
contriving secret harm; treacherous.

In'sijvbt^, in'soif, n. Intellectual dis-

In-slg^ni-a, in-sig'ni-a, n. pi. Badges,
etc., as marks of office or distmction.

In'^sl^-nif^i-cant, in'sig-nif^-cant, a.
Not significant; unimportant; trivial.
— in'^'sig-nif't-cance. n.

In-sln^u-ate, in-sin'yu-et, v. [-a'ted<*;
-A"TiNG.] I. ^ 1. To suggest indirectly;
intimate. 2. To worm (oneself) in. II. i.
1. To hint. 2. To work oneself into
favor, etc.— in-sln'^u-a'tion, n. Insidious
suggestion or implication: something insin-

tn-slp^ld, in-sip'id, a. Without flavor;
unsavory; uninteresting, -ly, adv.— In^^'
sl-pid'i-ty, n. in-sip^ld-iiesst.

tn-slst'd, in-sist', vi. To assert or demand

in«8nare'« etc. Same as ensnare, etc.

In^so-lent, in'so-l^nt, a. Presumptuously
or defiantly offensive; impudent; grossly
disrespecti^ul. -ly, arfv.— in'so-Ience, n.

In-solT^ent, in-selv'ent. I. a. Bank-
rupt; inadequate for the payment of debts.

II. n. A bankmpt.— in-solv^en-cy, n.
[-CIES", pu Bankruptcy.

in-som'nl-a, in-sem^ni-a, n. Chronic
inability to sleep.

in^so-muclis in'so-mnch^ adv. In
such wise; to such a degree.

ln-8pect'<i, in-spect', vt. To examine care-
fully and critically.— in- spec^tlon, «.
Critical investigation; official examination.—
In-spect^or, n. 1. A supervisor; over-
seer. 2. An officer of police.- in-spec'-
toi'-ate, in-spec'tor-shlp, n. The of-
fice or district of an inspector.

tn-8plre^ in-spoir', v. fiN-spiRED'; in-
spiR'iNG. J T, t. 1 . To breathe into the
lungs. 2. To animate as by spiritual in-
fluence; instil, as thoughts or emotions.
II. i. To inhale air; draw in the breath.

— in^spi-ra'tion, n. 1, Inhalation,
2. The inbreathing or Imparting of an idea,,
emotion, etc.; lofty thought: controlling
divine influence. [spirit; animate.

In-spir'ltd, in-spir'it, vt. To fill with

in-spis^sate, in-spis'6t. I. vt. F-sa'-
TED«>; -SA'TINO.] TO tWckcn by boiling.
II. a. Thickened.

In'^sta-bin-ty , in'sta-bil'i-ti, n. [-ties*,
pl.^ Unstable condition ; changeableness ;

In-stalF, in-st51% vt. 1 . To invest form-
ally with office. 2. To establish.— in'^-
stal-la^tion, n. Ceremonial introduc-
tion: institution. — in • stal ^ ment« in-
stall^ment, n. 1. A partial payment;
stipulated portion. i£. The act of Installing.

In'stance, in'stans. T.vt. [iN'sTANCEDt;
iN'sTAN-cmG.] To refer to as an illustra-
tion. II. n. 1 . A single case as an ex-
ample. 2* Solicitation; suggestion.

in^stant, in'stant. I. a. 1. Immedi-
ately impending. 2. Now passing; cur-
rent. II. n. 1. A point of time. 2. A
moment; second. — in^-'stan-ta'ne.ous, a.
Acting Instantly, -ly, adv. -ness, n.—
in-stan^ter, adv. without an Instant of
delay.— in^8tant-ly, adv. On the Instant;

ln-state^ in-st€t', vt. [in-sta'ted*'; in-
sta'ting.] To place in an office or rank.

in-steads in-sted', adv. In place (of).

in'step, in'step, n. The arched upper part
of the numan foot.

In^stl-gate, in'sti-ggt, vt. [-ga'ted«>;
-GA'TiNG.] To stimulate to a bad action.

— in^'^sti - ga ' tion, n. — In'sti - ga^-
tor« n.

In-stlF, in-stil', vt. [in-stilled'; jn-
stil'ling.] 1. To inculcate gradually.
2. To pour in by drops. in-stl]l':t«

In-stlnct', in-stiQCt^ a. Animated from

0r; flfltg^re (fatare); aisle; au (out); ell; c (k); cliat; db (the); ffo; singi l^k; tbin.

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In'stlnct, in'sti^ct, n. A nataral impnlse
acting automatically ; animal sagacity.— In-
Btinc^tiTCe, a. Spontaneous, -ly, adv.

In'stl-tute, in'sti-tiut. I. vt. [-tu'ted<»;
-Tu'TiNG.] To establish: set in operation;
originate. II. n. 1 . An institution, as
of Earning. 2. »/. Fundamental principles.
— in^BM-tu^ion, In'sti-tlu'shun, n. 1.
That which Is Instituted; an established or-
der. *Z» A corporate body, or the building
occupied by It. 3. The act of Instituting.—
in'sti-tu^'tor, «. _ .

tn-Btruct'**, in-struct', vt, 1. To impart
knowledge to ; educate. 2 . To gi ve orders
or directions to.— in-struc^tlon, in-struc'-
shun,w. 1. The act of Instructing; teaching.
2. Imparted knowledge. 3* A direction or
order.— in-struct'Iv(e. a. Fitted to In-
struct; conveying knowledge.— In-struct'-
or, n. A teacher, in-strnct^ert.— in-
struct^ress, n.fem.

tn^stru-ment, in^stru-mgnt, n. 1. A
tool ; a mechanism for scientific or musical
purposes. 2. A legal writing.— in^stru-
men^tal, a. 1. Helpfu}. 2. Fitted for
or played upon musical Instruments.- in"-
stru-men-taPi-ty, n. [-ties«, pz.]

tn-8uf'fer-a-bl(e, in-suf'gr-a-bl, a. Not
to be endured; intolerable.— In-suffer-a-
bly, adv.

tn^su-lar, in'siu-lar, a. Pertaining to an
island; isolated; narrow; contracted.— in ''-
sii-lar^l-ty« n. Narrowness or llllberal-
Ity.— in'su-late, vt. [-LA'TEod; -la-ting.]
To separate, as by non-conductors of elec-
tricity; Isolate.— in^'sn-la^ti on, n. The
act or means of Insulating; Isolation.— in'-
su-la^'tor, n. One who or that which In-
sulates, as a non-conductor of electricity.

In-sult^, in-sult'. I*>. vt. To treat with
indignity; affront. II. in'sult, n. Some-
thing offensive said or done; an affront.

ln-8U^per-a-bl(ef in-siG'p$r-a-bl, a. Not
to be overcome; insurmountable.

In-sure'* in-shtir', v. [in-surbd'; in-
sur'ing.] I. t. To make sure; guar-
antee. II. i. To effect insurance.— In-
sur'ance, n. An act or system of guar-
anteeing a stipulated payment In case of
loss, accident, or death; any guaranty.

In-sur'gent, in-sur'jgnt. I. a. Up-
rising against an existing government; re-
bellious. II. n. One who joins in an in-

In'^sur-rec'tlon, in"sur-rec'shun, n. An
organized resistance to established gov-
ernment. — in"8ur-rec'tIon-al, in^sur-
rec'tion-a-ry, a.

In-tact', in-tact', a. Left complete or un-
impaired.— in-tact'ness, n.

In-ta'fflio, tn-ta'lyO, n. Incised or coun-
tersnnTc work; a gem or a die so cut.

In'te-ger, in't§-jgr, n. A whole namber;
whole.— in'te-gral, a.— In'te-grate, v.

r-GBA"TEDd; -qra'tinq.] I. t. To make
into a whole; give the sum total of. II. i.
To become whole.

In-teg'ri-tyt in-teg'ri-ti, ». 1 . Uprieht-
ness of character; probity. 2* Complete-
ness; soundness.

in-teg'u-ment, in-teg'yu-msnt, n. A
natural outer covering, as of skin.

In'tel-lect, in'tel-lect, n. The faculty of
perception or thought; mind.— in'^tel-lec'-
tu-al, a. Pertaining to or marked by In-

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