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Jn-cum'ber, v. a. To encumber.
jn-cum'brance, n. Same as encwmbranee.
jn-eiir', v. a. To become liable to ; to con-
tract ; to be subject to.
In-cii'ra-ble, a. That cannot be cured. — 2, n.

Incurable patient.— Jn-cu-ra-bil'i-tj:, n.
fn-ciir'sion (-shun), n. Hostile invasion;

inroad. *
Jn-debt'ed (in-det'fd),_p. a. In debt ; under

|n-debt'ed-ness (in-det'gd-nes), n. State of

being indebted ; amount of debt.
In-de'cent, a. Immodest; unseemly; shame-
ful. — ^in-de'cen-cx, n.
in-de-ci"§ion (in-de-sizh'un), «. Want of

decision ; irresolution.
fn-de-oi'sive, a. Undetermined ; not con-
clusive or decisive.

in:di;VroIs;}- Unbecoming; improper.

f n-de-co'rum, n. State of being indecorous ;
unbecoming or improper conduct.

|n-deed', ad. In reality ; in truth.

In-de-fat'i-gra-ble, a. Untiring. — In-de-fat-
i-ga-bil'^i-tx, »*•

Xn-de-fea'§i-ble (in-de-fe'ze-bl), a. Inca-
pable of being defeated or made void.

in-de-fen'si-ble, a. That cannot be de-
fended or palliated : — untenable.

fn-de-fin'a-ble, a. That cannot be defined.

fn-defi-nite, a. Without limits ; not pre-
cise ; vague.

In-def i-nite-lX) «<^- Without settled limits.

in-del'i-ble, a. That cannot be effaced ;
permanent. — in-del-i-bil'i-tj:, n.

In-del'i-ca-cjr, n. State or quality of being
indelicate ; that which is indelicate.

in-del'i-cate, a. Coarse ; vulgar ; improper.

Jn-dem'ni-fy, v. a. To exempt from loss :
— to remunerate.

Jn-d^n'ni-tx, «• Security against loss: —
compensation for loss.

Jn-dent', v. a. To dent ; to notch : — to
bind by contract. — 2, n. Incision ; ii-
dentation ; notch,
f n-den-ta'tion, H. Actof indenting ; notch;

sharp depression.
Jn-dent'iire ( in-dent'yur) , n. Contract ;
written agreement. — 2, v. a. To bind by
in-de-pen'dence, n. State or quality of being
independent ; freedom : — self-rehance : —
self-support : — lack of bias or prejudice in

in-de-pen'dent, a. Free: — self-reliant: — self-
supporting : — unbiassed. — 2, n. Congrega-
tionalist : — person not adhering to any
party or sect.

in-de-scrib'a-ble, a. That cannot be de-

In-de-struc'ti-ble, a. That cannot be de-
stroyed.— in-de-striic-ti-bil'i-tx, «•

In-de-ter'mi-nate, a. Not fixed ; indefinite.

In'dex, n. ; pi. in'dex-e§ or in'di-ce§. Di-
recting point or pointer, as the hand of
a watch : — alphabetical table of contents
of a book. — 2, v. a. To furnish with, or
put into, an index.

In'dex-fin'ger, n. Forefinger.

Ind'ian (ind'yan), a. Relating to India, to
the" East or West Indies, or to the aborig-
ines of America : — made of maize. — 2, «.
Native of India or the Indies : — aborigi-
nal American.

ind'ian-ink', n. Fine sort of black ink.

fnd'ian-red', n. Purplish-red pigment.

fn'dia-riib'ber, n. Elastic substance made
from the gummy sap of certain tropical
plants and trees ; gum-elastic. [denote.

fn'di-cate, v. a. To show ; to point out ; to

f n-di-ca'tion, n. Act of pointing out ; that
wHich indicates ; evidence.

?n-dic'a-tive, a. Pointing out ; suggestive.

In'di-ca-tor, n. He or that which indicates.

in'di-ce§, n. ; pi. of index.

Jn-dict' (in-dif), v. a. To charge with a
crime formally or in writing.

Jn-dict'a-ble (in-dit'a-bl), a. Liable to in-

In-dict'ment (in-dit'ment), n. Act of in-
dicting ; bill for a peiial offence.

Jn-dif fer-ent, a. Apathetic ; unmindful :
— passable ; mediocre.— in-differ-ence, n.

In-dif 'e-nous, a. Native ; not foreign.

ln'di-§ent, a. Poor ; needy ; lacking mean«'
of subsistence. — fn'di-fence, n,

fn-di-§est'i-ble, a. Not digestible : — not
easily digested.

fn-di-lest'ion (in-de-jest'yun),n. Difficulty
of digestion ; dyspepsia.

Jn-dig'nant, a. Justly resentful ; wrathful.

in-dig-na'tion, n. Contemptuous anger ;
just resentment.

Jn-dig'ni-tjr, n. Insult ; contumely.

In'di-gro, n. Blue dye obtained from the
indigo plant ; plant of several species.

In-di-rect', a. Not tending directly ; round-
about : — dishonorable.




fn-dis-creet', a. Rash ; imprudent.

In-dis-cre"tion (in-dis-kresli'un), n. Qual-
ity or state of being indiscreet ; indiscreet
act or behavior.

In-dis-crim'i-nate, a. Lacking discrimina-
tion ; promiscuous ; confused.

in-dis-pen'sa-ble, a. Absolutely necessary.
— 2, n. That which is indispensable. —
in-dis-pen-sa-bil'i-tx, n.

Xn-dis-poge', v- a. To make unfit : — to dis-
order in health : — to disincline.

in-dis-po§ed' (in-dis-pozd'), jp. a. Disin-
clined : — disordered in health.

Xn-dis-po-§i"tion (in-dis-po-zish'un), n. 111-
ues3 :— disinclination.

In-dis'pu-ta-ble, ) ^_ Undeniable ; certain.

In-dis-put a-ble, J '

in-dis'so-Ki-ble, ) a. Not to be dissolved ;

In-di§-§olv'a-ble, / inseparable.

in-dis-tinct'', a. Not plain ; obscure : — con-

fn-dis-tin'iruish-a-ble, a. Not to be dis-

Jn-dite', V. a. To compose ; to vrrite : — to

in-di-vid'6-al, a. Existing as, or relating
to," one ; particular. — 2, n. Single person
or being.

In-di-vid-u-al'i-tj:, n. Quality or state of
being individual ; distinctive character ;
personal disposition.

In-di-vid'u-al-ize, v. a. To make individ-
ual ; to distinguish from others.

In-di-vi§'i-ble, a. That cannot be divided.
— in-di-vig-i-bil'i-tjf, n.

In-doc'tri-nate, v. a. To instruct in prin-
ciples or doctrines.

Jn-doc-tri-na'tion, n. Instruction in prin-
ciples or doctrines.

In'do-lent, a. Disinclined to action ; habit-
ually idle. — in'do-lence, n.

Jn-dom'i-ta-ble, a. Untamable ; invincible.

In'-door (in'dor), a. Being within doors.

Jn-dbrse', v. a. To write one's name on the
back of, as a bank check : — to assign in
writing : — to sanction.

Jn-dorse'ment, «. Act of indorsing : — name
signed on the back of a note or check : —

in-dii'bi-ta-ble, a. Undoubted ; unques-

Jn-diice', v. a. To persuade ; to incite : — to

Jn-duce'ment, n. That which induces ;

Jn-duct', V. a. To put into possession of ; to

Jn-duc'tion, n. Act of inducting or in-
ducing*; entrance into office: — process of
reasoning from particulars to generals : —

Jn-duc'tive, a. Proceeding by induction.

Jn-due', r. a. To endue.

|n-dulf e', V. a. To humor ; to gratify.

Jn-dQrfcnce, ti. Act of indulging ; quality
of being indulgent ; indulgent act ; favor.

In-dul'|-ent, a. Disposed to indulge ; le«

In'du-rate, v. To make or become hard.

in-du-ra'tion, n. Act of indurating ; state
of being indurated ; hardness.

In-dus'tri-al, a. Consisting of, or relating
to, manufactures or manual labor.

In-dus'tri-oiis, a. Diligent ; active.

in'dvis-trx, «• DUigence ; labor : — ^branch
of manufacture or trade.

In'dwell-ing, a. Dwelling within ; abiding.

In-e'bri-ate, v. a. To intoxicate.

jn-e'bri-ate, a. Drunken ; habitually given
to drunkenness. — 2, n. Habitual drunk-

In-e-bri-a'tion, \ «. Drunkenness ; intoxi-

in-e-bri'e-tx, j cation.

in-eff a-ble, a. Unspeakable ; indescribable.

in-ef-fec'tive, a. Futile; weak: — not

in-ef-fect'ft-al (in-ef-fekt'yu-al), a. Not
producing the desired effect ; fruitless.

in-gf-fi-ca' clous (-ka'shus), a. Not effect-
ual ; lacking" power to produce the desired
effect. — in-ef fi-ca-cx, n.

In-ef-fi"eient (i'n-ef-fish'gnt), a. Not ca-
pable ; incompetent. — in-ef-fi"cien-cy, n.

In-ei'e-gant, a. Wanting in taste, refine-
ment, or beauty. — in-el'e-g-ance, n.

in-el'i-f'i-ble, a. That cannot be chosen ;
not 'qualified. — in-el-i-fi-bil'i-tx, n.

in-ept', a. Inapt ; inappropriate ; foolisk.
— in-ep'ti-tiide, n.

In-e-qual'i-tx (in-e-kw61'g-te), n. State or
quality of being unequal ; unevenness : —
difference : — inadequacy.

f n-eq'ui-ta-ble, a. Not just.

in-e-rad'i-ca-ble, a. That cannot be rooted

in-ert', a. Inactive ; not having power to
move or to resist motion.

in-er'ti-a (in-er'she-a), n. State of being
inert': — ^property of matter by which it
tends to maintain its state, either of motion
or of rest.

In-es'ti-ma-ble, a. That cannot be esti-
mated ; priceless.

in-ev'i-ta-ble, a. Unavoidable ; that can-
not be escaped. — in-ev-i-ta-bil'i-tj:, n.

in-ej-act', a. Not exact j'not precisely true
of correct.

Jn-ex-cii'§a-ble, a. Unpardonable ; without

in-e5-hSust'i-ble, a. Not to be exhausted ;
unfailing. — In-e^-haust-i-bil'i-tj:, «•

in-ex'o-ra-ble, a." Unyielding; relentless.

in-ex-pe'di-ent, a. Inadvisable ; unprofit-
able ; unsuited to circumstances — in-ex-
pe'di-enoe, In-ex-pe'di-en-cx, n.

in-ex-pen'sive, a. Not expensive ; cheap.

In-ex-pe'ri-ence, n. Lack of practice or
practical knowledge.

In-?x-pe'ri-enced, a. Lacking experience.

In-ex-pert*, a. Not expert ; unskilful.

In-ix'pi-a-ble, a. That cannot be atoned




In-ex-plain'a-ble, ) a. Incapable of being

In-ex'pli-ca-ble, J explained ; unaccount-
able ; incomprehensible. — in-ex-pl|-c^-
bil'i-tx, n.

In-ex-pres'si-ble, a. That cannot be ex-
pressed ; unspeakable.

Jn-ex-tin'g:uish-a-ble, a. That cannot be

In-ex'tri-ca-ble, a. That cannot be disen-
tangled or cleared from perplexities.

Xn-fal'li-ble, a. Unerring ; certain ; in-
capable of error. — In-fal-li-bil'i-tx, n.

tn'fa-mous, a. Notoriously bad ; shameless.

In'fa-mx, n. Quality or state of being in-
famous : — disgrace ; shame.

fn'fan-cx, w. Period of being an infant ;
first part of life : — beginning.

In'fant, n. Babe ; young child': — minor. —
2, a. Eelating to infants ; young ; tender.

Jn-fan'ti-cide, n. Murder, or murderer,
of an infant.

In fan-tile, ^ ^ Pertaining to infancy or

in lan-nie, Uq an infant: childish ; young ;

In' fan-tine,^

In'fan-trj:, w. Foot-soldiers.

Jn-fat'ii-ate (in-fat'yu-at), v. a. To affect

with folly ; to delude : — to inspire with

foolish passion.
Jn-fat'ii-at-ed, p. a. Deluded ; overcome

with infatuation.
Jn-fat-A-a'tion, n. State of being deluded ;

folly ; foolish passion.
Jn-f5ct', V. a. To taint ; to corrupt,
jn-fgc'tion, «. Act of infecting ; state of

being infected ; that which infects.
Jn-f ec'tious, a. Contagious : — communi-
cating disease ; pestilential.
Sn-fe-lie'i-tous, a. Not happy ; unfort-
unate : — inappropriate.
Xn-fe-lig'i-tjr, n. Unhappiness ; misery.
Jn-fer', v. a. To deduce ; to derive from

the evidence.
In'fer-ence, n. Act of inferring ; conclusion

drawn from premises ; deduction .
In-fer-en'tial, a. Deduced or deducible by

inference. "
Jn-f e'ri-or, a. Lower in station or value. —

2, n. Inferior person.— ifn-fe-ri-or'i-tjj, «•
Jn-fer'nal, a. Eelating to hell ; devilish :

— detestable.
In-fer'tile, a. Unfruitful ; not productive.

— In-fer-til'i-tjr, n.
Jn-fest', V. a. To harass in numbers ; to

disturb ; to plague.
In'fi-del, n. Disbeliever, especially of Chris-
tianity. — 2, a. Wanting belief," especially

in Christianity,
in-fi-del'i-tx, n. Disbelief, especially of

Christianity: — unfaithfulness: — treachery.
Jn-fil'trate, v. To enter a substance by

penetrating ; to penetrate gradually.
Ili-fil-tra''tion, n. Act of infiltrating ; that

which infiltrates.
in'H-iiite, a. Boundless ; unlimited ; vast. —

2, n. The infinite Being ; God : — infinity.

f n'fi-nlte-lx, ad. "Without limits : — im-

In-fin-i-tes'i-mal, a. Infinitely small.

Jn-f in'i-tive, o. Mood of a verb expressing
the idea without person or number.

jn-f m'i-tude, \ n. Quality or state of being

jn-f in'i-tx, /infinite : — ^boundless ex-
panse : — illimitable time : — endless num-

|n-firm', a. Weak in body or mind : — irres-

Jn-firm'a-ry, n. Place for the lodgement
and care of the sick.

Jn-firm'i-tx, «. State of being infirm ; de-
fect ; weakness.

Jn-fix', V. a. To drive in ; to fasten ; to

jn-flame', v. To make or become hot,
angry, or painful, as by excessive action
of the blood-vessels: — to incense; to anger :
— to exaggerate ; to aggravate.

Jn-flam'ma-ble, a. Easily set on fire : — ex-
citable. — in-flam-ma-bil'i-tj:, "•

in-flam-ma tion, n. Act of inflaming ; state
of being inflamed : — swelling and redness,
attended by heat.

Jn-flam'ma-t9-r3r, a. Tending to inflame :
— exciting sedition.

Jn-flate', v. To distend ; to puff up : — to
elate : — to increase suddenly.

Jn-flat'ed, p. a. Filled or swollen with air :
— bonibastic ; turgid.

Jn-fla'tion, n. Act of inflating ; state of
being inflated.

Jn-flect', V. a. To bend : — to modulate : — to
vary the form or terminations of, as a verb.

Jn-flec'tion, \ n. Act of inflecting ; state of

jn-flex'ion, J being inflected : — modulation
of the Voice : — variation, as of a verb.

In-flex'i-ble, a. Eigid ; unyielding : — obsti-
nate.— in-flex-i-bil'i-tj:, n.

Jn-flict', v: a. To lay on ; to impose.

jn-flic'tion, n. Act of inflicting ; thing in-
flicted ;' punishment.

In-flo-res'c?nce, n. Act or mode of flower-

In'flu-ence, n. Power exerted ; effect of
power : — control ; authority. — 2, v. a. To
affect : — to guide ; to persuade.

In-flu-en'tial, a. Exerting influence.

In-flu-en'za, w. Epidemic catarrh.

in'flux, n. Act of flowing in ; infusion ;

Jn-fold', V. a. To involve ; to inwrap.

jn-form', v. a. To tell ; to notify : — to in-
struct : — to animate.

in-f or'mal, a. Not formal ; irregular.

in-for-mil'i-tx, "• State of being infor-
mal ; unconventional or irregular pro-

fn-form'ant, n. One who informs.

In-for-m5'tion, n. Act of informing: —
knowledge : — intelligence given or re-
quired : — accusation.

|n-f orm'^r, n. One who informs : — accuser





In-frac'ti^n, n. Act of breaking ; violation.

fn-fran'l-i-ble, a. That cannot be broken.

fn-fre'quent, a. Seldom occurring ; rare ;
uncommon. — Xn-fre'quence, in-fre'-
quen-CY, n.

Jn-£nn|-e (jn-frinj'), ». a. To violate; to

jn-frinf e'ment, n. Act of infringing ; vio-
lation ; encroachment.

Jn-fii'rj-^te, a. Enraged ; maddened ; furi-

Jn-fii'ri-ate, v. a. To enrage ; to madden.

jn-fiise', v. a. To pour in ; to shed : — to
steep : — to instil.

Jn-fu'§i-ble, a. Incapable of being melted
by heat. — jn-fu-gi-bil'i-tjc, "-

Jn-fii'gion (in-fu'zh'un) , w. Act of infusing ;
prepamtion made by steeping ; instillation.

Jn-fi-so'ri-a, n. pi. Microscopic animal-
cules found in water.

Jn-f en'ious, 1 a. Possessed of, or indicating,

|n-ge'ni-ou3, J ingenuity ; skilful ; clever.

fn-le-nS'i-tx, «• Quality of being ingeni-
ous ; power of invention ; acuteness.

Jn-fen'A-ou3 (jn-jen'yu-us), a. Frank;
candid : — generous ; noble.

In'gle, n. Fireplace : — flame.

lii'gle-side, n. Fireside.

in-glo'ri-oiis, a. Obscure : — disgraceful.

In' got, n- Mass or bar of unwrought metal,
cast in a mould.

In-errSft', V. a. To graft ; to insert ; to fix

Jn-grain', v. a. To dye in the raw state ; —
to fix deeply ; to imbue.

In' grain, \ a. Dyed before manufacture ;

In-grain', J thoroughly dyed or inwrought.

In-grate', | ^ Ungrateful person.

Jn-gra'ti-ate (in-gra'she-at), v. a. To put
in favor ; to insinuate.

In-grat'i-tude, n. Untbankfulness ; insen-
sibility to kindness.

|n-gre'di-ent, n. Component part of any
thing ;' constituent.

In'gress, n. Entrance ; power of entrance.

In'gui-nal(ing'gwe-nal), a. Belonging to
the groin.

Jn-gulf , V. a. To swallow up as in a gulf;
to cast into a gulf.

jn-hab'it, v. To live in ; to occupy.

jn-hab'i-ta-ble, a. That may be inhabited.

?^"^!K,i!'*^*' I n. One who inhabits.
Jn-hab'it-er, J

jn-hab-i-ta'tion, n. Act of inhabiting :
— dwelling-place.

In-ha-la'tion, n. Act of inhaling ; that
which is inhaled.

Jn-hale', v. a. To breathe in ; to draw into
the lungs.

In-har-mo'ni-ous, a. Discordant ; unmu-
sical : — conflicting.

Jn-here', v. n. To remain firm in : — to exist
in something else.

Jn-her'ent, a. Inhering ; innate ; inbred : —
essential. — ^pn-her'ence, Jn-hSr'-^n-cy, n.

jn-her'it, v. a. To receive by inheritance ;
to succeed to ; to possess.

jn-her'i-tance, n. Act or state of inherit-
ing ; that which is inherited or inherit^
able ; hereditary possession.

jn-hSr'it-or, n. One who inherits ; heir.

in-her'i-tress, or Jn-her'i-trix, «. Heiress.

jn-hib'it, v. a. To hinder ; to prohibit.

in-hi-bi"tion (-bish'un), n. Prohibition.

In-hos'pi-ta-ble, a. Not hospitable : — cheer-
less ; barren. — In-hos-pi-tal'i-tj:, n.

In-hu'man, a. Barbarous ; cruel ; unfeel-
ing. — fn-hA-man'i-tx, n.

Jn-im'i-cal, 1 a. Hostile ; adverse ; repug-

In-i-mi'c4l, J nant ; hurtful.

In-im'i-ta-ble, a. That cannot be imitated ;

ln-5q'ui-tofia (Jn-ik'we-tus), a. Unjust;
wick«l ; nefarious.

Jn-iq'ui-1^ (in-ik'we-te), n. State of being
iniquitous ; iniquitous act or conduct ;

jn-i"tial (in-ish'al), a. Beginning; incip-
ient.— 2, n. First letter of a word.

In-i"ti-ate (in-ish'e-at), v. a. To intro-
duce: — to instruct in the rudiments: — to

Jn-i-ti-a'tion (in-ish-e-a'shun), n. Act of
initiating ; admission ; entrance : — ^begin-

in-i"ti-a-tive (in-ish'e-a-tiv), w. Introduc-
tory step : — power of commencing.

jn-i"ti-a-to-rx, a. Introductory.

:pn-ject', V. a. To throw in ; to force in.

Jn-jec'tion, n. Act of injecting ; substance

In-ju-di"cious, a. Lacking in judgment ;
unwise ; indiscreet.

jn-junc'tion, n. Act of enjoining ; order :
— writ issued by a court to stay proceed-

In'jure, v. a. To hurt ; to wrong ; to dam-

jn-ju'ri-ous, a. Mischievous ; hurtful ;

In'ju-rj[, n. Damage ; hurt : — injustice.

In-jfis'tice, n. Unfairness ; imposition ;
unjust act.

Ink (ingk), w. Fluid for writing and print-
ing. — 2, V. a. To black or daub with ink.

Ink' ling, w. Hint ; intimation.
I»k' stand, n. Vessel for holding ink.
Ink' 3:, a. Consisting of, or like, ink : —

in-laid', i. & p. from inlay.
in'land, a. Interior ; away from the coast.
— 2, ad. Toward the interior. — 3, n. In-
terior part of a country,
jn-lay' (in-la'), v. a. [i. & p. inlaid.] To

ornament by inserting other material.
In'lay, n. Matter inlaid.
In' let, n. Passage : — narrow bay or recess.
in'ly,, ad. Internally ; within.
In'mate, n. Lodger ; dweller ; boarder.
Jn-mesh', v. a. To entangle or involve
within meshes, as of a net.




in' most, 1 a. Deepest within ; most

f n'ner-most, J interior.

inn, n. Public tiouse for travellers or

In-nate', a. Natural ; instinctive ; exist-
ing in the mind from birth.

Sn'ner, a. Interior ; internal.

Inn'ingr, ». Turn at the bat, or in power.

inn'keep-er, n. One who keeps an inn.

In'no-cence, ) n. Purity : — simplicity : —

In'no-cen-c3C, J harmlessness.

In' no-cent, a. Free from guilt : — artless : —
harmless. — 2, n. Innocent person, as a
child : — imbecile ; idiot.

In-noc'A-oiis, ) a. Harmless ; without hurt-

Xn-nox'ious, J ful effects.

In'no-vate, v. To introduce novelties ; to
make changes.

Jn-no-va'tion, n. Act of innovating ;
change ; novelty.

In'no-va-tor, n. One who innovates.

f n-ni-en'do, n. Indirect hint ; insinuation.

In-nu'mer-a-ble, a. That cannot be num-
bered ; countless.

ln-ni-tri"tious, a. Not nourishing.

in-ob-gerv'ant, a. Not observant ; heedless.

|n-oc'^-late (in-6k'ku-lat), v. a. To bud;
to propagate : — to insert the virus of a
disease into the flesh.

jn-oc-A-la'tion, n. Act of inoculating.

In-of-fen'sive, a. Not displeasing ; harm-

Xn-op'er-a-tive, a. Not acting ; producing
no effect.

Jn-Sp-por-tune', a. Untimely ; inappropri-

tn-br'di-nate, a. Immoderate ; excessive.

fn-pr-gan'ic, a. Lacking organs ; unorgan-
ized : — lifeless.

In' quest, n. Judicial inquiry, as in case of
violent death.

In-qui'e-tiide, n. Uneasiness of body or

Jn-quire', v. To seek for information ; to
ask ; to search.

Jn-quir'er, n. One who inquires.

jn-qui'rx, n. Act of inquiring ; question ;

In-qui-§K"tion, n. Judicial inquiry: — ec-
clesiastical court for punishing heretics.

Jn-quig'i-tive, a. Curious ; prying ; busy in

Jn-quig'i-tor, n. One who examines judi-
cially : — oflBcer of the Inquisition.

Jn-qui5-i-to'ri-al, a. Pertaining to inquisi-
tion ; searching ; prying.

In'r5ad (in'rod), n. Raid; hostile en-

In-sa-lii'bri-oiis, a. Unhealthful ; unwhole-
some. — In-sa-lii'bri-tj:, n.

In-sane', a. Mentally deranged ; mad ;

In-san'i-tjr, n. State of being insane ;
madness ; lunacy ; mania.

In-sa'ti-a-ble, \ a. Incapable of being satis-

In-sa'ti-ate, Jfied; greedy.

Jn-scribe', v. a. To write on : — to address ;
— to draw : — to engrave.

?n-scrip'tion, n. Title, name, address, Ac,
written or engraved.

in-scru'ta-ble, a. Unsearchable ; hidden.
— in-scru-ta-bil'i-tx, n.

In' sect, w. Small creeping or flying animal :
— one of a numerous class of minute, in-
vertebrate, oviparous animals.

In-sec-tiv'o-rous, a. Feeding on insects.

In-se-cure', a. Not confident : — unsafe : —
not fastened. — In-se-cu'ri-tjr, «.

In-sen'sate, a. Stupid ; foolish ; insensible.

In-sen'si-ble, a. Void of feehng or sensi-
bility ; dull : — imperceptible. — In-sen-sj-
bil'i-tj:, n.

In-sep'a-ra-ble, a. That cannot be sepa-

in-sert', v. a. To set or put in ; to infix.

jn-ser'tion, n. Act of inserting ; thing

In' set, n. Something set in ; insertion.

Jn-shrine', v. a. To enshrine.

In' side, «. Side or part within : — contents.
— 2, a. Interior.

In-side', J5re^. In the interior of ; within.

Jn-sid'i-oiis, a. Crafty ; treacherous ; de-
ceptive : — advancing imperceptibly.

In'sig-ht (in'sTt), n. Inspection: — power
of penetration : — understanding.

|n-siir'ni-a, n. pi. Badges ; tokens of oflice
or honor.

In-sig:-nif i-cant, a.. Unimporta,nt ; trivial ;
mean. — fn-sig-nif i-cance, In-sig-nif i-
can-cx, n.

In-sin-cere', a. Deceitful ; not to be trusted.
— In-sin-cer'i-tx, n.

Jn-sin'u-ate, v. To introduce gently or art-
fully : — to creep or flow in : — to hint ; to

In-sin'i-at-ingr, p. a. Gaining favor imper-
ceptibly : — artfully suggesting or hinting.

Jn-sin-u-a'tion, n. Act of insinuating ; sly
hint ; intimation.

In-sip'id, a. Wanting taste or spirit ; flat ;
dull.— in-si-pid'i-tj:, n.

Jn-sist', V. n. To press ; to urge firmly and

?n-sist'ence, n. Act of insisting ; persist-
ence in urging a claim, request, &c.

Jn-sist'ent, a. Persistently urgent ; perti-

?n-snire', v. a. To ensnare.

xn-so-bri e-tx, n. Drunkenness : — lack of
calmness or moderation.

In' sole, M. Inner sole of a shoe.

In'so-lence, n. Quality of being insolent ;
insolent conduct.

In' so-lent, a. Contemptuous ; overbearing ;

In-sol'ii-ble, a. Not to be dissolved : — not
to be solved or explained. — In-sol-6-bil'-
i-tjf, M.

In- sol' vent, a. Unable to pay debts ; bank-
rupt. — In-sol'ven-cj, n.

In-som'ni-a, «. Inability to sleep.




In-so-much', conj. To such a degree.

^n-spSct', «. a. To examine ; to view offi-

f n-speVtion, n. Act of inspecting ; exami-

Jn-spSct'or, n. One who inspects ; overseer.

In-spi-ra'tion, n. Act of inspiring ; state
of being inspired : — infusion of ideas into
the mind : — spiritual influence.

fn-spire', v. n. To draw in the breath. — 2,
V. a. To breathe into ; to animate : — to
affect the mind, as with high ideas or
superior influence.

Jn-spired', p. a. Endued with inspiration.

In-spir'ing:, a. Cheering ; exhilarating.

Jn-spir'it, V. a. To infuse spirit into ; to

Jn-spis'sate, v. a. To make thick, as
liquids, by evaporation.

fn-spis-sa'tion, n. A thickening by evap-

in-sta'ble, a. Changeable ; inconstant ; not
stable. — in-sta-bil'i-tx, «•

Jn-stall', V. a. To piit into position ; to in-
stitute in office, especially with ceremonies.

In-stal-la'tion, n. Act of installing.

Jn-stal'ment, n. Installation : — part; of a
sum paid, or payable, at one time.

in' stance, n. Solicitation: — example: —
time : — occurrence. — 2, v. To cite as ex-

f n'stant, a. Urgent : — ^immediate : — quick :
— current. — 2, n. Moment.

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