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Xn-stan-ta'ne-ous, a. Done in an instant :
— at a given instant.

Jn-stan'ter, \ ad. At the moment : — imme-

in'stant-ijr, J diately.

f n-state', v. a. To establish, as in office ; to
put in possession.

In-st2ad', ad. In the place of. [ankle.

In' step, n. Upper arch of the foot, next the

fn'sti-grate, v. a. To urge ; to incite.

In-sti-g'a'tion, n. Act of instigating ; that
which instigates ; incitement.

Xn'sti-ga-tor, n. One who instigates.

Jn-stil', V. a. To infuse slowly : — to infuse
into the mind by repetition.

Jn-stil-la'tion, ) n. Act of instilling ; that

In-stil'ment^ j which is instilled.

In'stinct, n. Natural impulse innate in ani-
mals ; involuntary prompting to action.

Jn-stinct', a. Moved ; stimulated.

Jn-stinc'tive, a. Prompted by instinct ; in-

Xn'sti-tute, v. a. To establish ; to found :
— to begin : — to invest, as with office. — 2,
n. Established law ; principle : — scientific
body : — institution.

tn-sti-tu'tion, n. Act of instituting ; that
which is instituted ; society organized for
any purpose : — characteristic feature, as
of a nation.

^-struct', V. a. To teach : — to direct au-

^n-Btrilc'ti^n, n. Act of instructing ; that
which instructs ; order ; education.

Jn-struc'tive, o. Conveying knowledge ; di-

Jn-striic't9r, n. One who instructs.

Zn'stn^-mint, «. Tool ; implement : — ma-
chine, especially one for producing musical
sounds : — agent or subordinate actor : —
written contract or deed.

In-stru-men'tal, a. Acting as an instru-
ment ; helpful : — not vocal — referring to

fn-stru-men-tai'i-ty, n. State of being in-
strumental ; agency.

Xn-sub-or'di-nate, a. Resisting authority ;
not obedient.

in-sub-br-di-na'tion, w. State of being in-
subordinate ; rebellion.

fn-suffer-a-ble, a. Intolerable ; detestable.

fn-saf-fi"cient (in-suf-fish'ent), a. Inad-
equate ; unfit ; deficient. — in-suf-f i"-
cien-cjr, w.

in'si-lar, a. Relating to, or like, an island :
— narrow ; prejudiced.

fn-si-lar'i-tx, n. State of being insular ;
narrowness of view ; exclusiveness.

In'su-late, v. a. To detach ; to separate from
contact or influence, as of heat or elec-

Xn'siti-lat-ed, a. Isolated ; separated from
contact or communication, especially elec-

In-sA-la'tion, n. Act of insulating ; state
of being insulated ; device for insulating,
as from electrical communication or con-

In'su-lat-or, n. He who or that which insu-

In' suit, n. Gross abuse ; indignity.

Jn-sult', V. a. To treat with insolence ; to

Jn-siilt'ingr, p- a. Bestowing insult ; abu-

fn-su'per-a-ble, a. That cannot be over-
come; invincible. — fn-su-per-a-bil'i-tx, n.

In-sup-port'a-ble, a. Intolerable ; unen-

Jn-sur'ance (in-shiir'ans), «. Act of insur-
ing ; security against loss : — premium paid
for insuring property or life.

Jn-sure' ( jn-^iir'), v. a. To make secure : —
to secure, by business contract, against loss
or injury of property or life.

in-siir'§ent, n. One who rises against the
government ; rebel. — 2, a. Rebellious.

Xn-sur-mbflnt'a-ble, o. Insuperable.

fn-sur-rec'tion, n. Seditious rising against
civil government; rebellion.

Xn-sur-rec'tion-a-rx, o. Relating to, or
like, insurrection ; rebellious.

In-tact', a. Not touched ; uninjured.

In-tan'I'i-ble, «. That cannot be touched :
— vague ; indescribable. — In-tan-l'i-bil'-
i-tx, n.

Jn'te-I'er, n. Whole number, as distin-
guished from a fraction.

In'te-gral, a. Not fractional ; whole : — con-
stituent. — 2, n. Whole made up of parts.




la'te-grrate, v. a. To make into a whole : —
to complete : — to renew.

Jn-tegr'ri-tx, «. Honesty ; uprightness : —
unimpaired state ; wholeness.

In-teg^'^-ment, n. Envelope ; covering.

In'tel-lect, n. Mind, with reference to the
reasoning faculty : — power of understand-
ing or reasoning ; mental ability or keen-

Xn-tel-lect'n-al, a. Kelating to, or endowed
with, intellect.

Jn-tel'li-i'ence, Wf Power of understanding :
— acquired knowledge ; information : —

jn-tel'Ii-fent, a. Endowed with under-
standing : — well-informed ; sagacious.

|n-tel'li-|'i-ble, a. That may be under-
stood ; clear ; comprehensible.

in-tem'per-ance, n. Act or state of being
intemperate ; excessive indulgence.

In-tem'per-ate, a. Immoderate ; indulging
to excess.

Jn-tend', v. a. To mean ; to design ; to pur-

f n-tend'ant, n. . Superintendent.

Jn-tense', a. Strained : — vehement : — se-
vere : — extreme.

Jn-ten'si-fy, v. a. To render intense or
more intense.

Jn-ten'si-tjr, n. State or quality of being
intense : — extreme degree.

?n-ten'sive, a. Adding force or intensity.

in-tent', a. Attentive ; diligently applied.
— 2, n. Purpose ; meaning.

Jn-ten'tion, n. Design ; purpose ; aim.

Jn-ten'tion-al, a. Done by design.

jn-ter', v. a. To bury in the ground.

Inter-. Latin prefix, signifying between — as,

In'ter-act, n. Short dramatic or musical
piece between others : — time between acts.

Jn-ter-ac'tion, n. Mutual or reciprocal

In-ter-cede', v. n. To interpose ; to mediate ;
to plead.

in-ter-cept', v. a. To seize on the way ;, to
obstruct ; to cut off.

in-ter-cep'tion, w. Act of intercepting ;
state of being intercepted ; seizure on the
way ; check ; obstruction.

In-ter-ces'sion (in-ter-sesh'un), n. Act of
interceding ; mediation.

In-ter-ces'sor, n. One who intercedes.

In-ter-ces'so-rj:, a. Pertaining to, or con-
taining, intercession.

In-ter-chan|-e', v. a. To give and take mut-
ually ; to alternate.

In'ter-chanf'e, n. Mutual exchange ; alter-

In-ter-chanfe'a-ble, a. That maybe inter-

in-ter-com-mu'ni-cate, v. n. To communi-
cate reciprocally.

In-ter-c8s'tal, a. Placed between the ribs.

Xn'ter-course, n. Communication ; com-
meree,- interchange.

In-ter-de-pen'dence, n. Mutual dependence
on each other.'

in-ter-dict', v. a. To prohibit ; to put under
an interdict.

in'ter-dict, w. Prohibition : — papal prohi-
bition of religious rites.

in-ter-dic'tion, n. Act of interdicting ;
curse ; interdict.

in'ter-est, v. a. To engage the attention or
curiosity of : — to affect ; to concern.

in'ter-est, w. Attention ; curiosity ; con-
cern : — share : — advantage : — premium
paid for the use of money.

In'ter-est-ed, J), a. Attentive; curious: —
concerned ; affected.

In'ter-est-ing, p. a. Exciting interest,
curiosity, or emotion.

In-ter-fere', v. n. To come into collision : —
to interpose ; to intermeddle.

in-ter-fePence, n. Act or state of inter-
fering ; interjposition ; mediation.

In'ter-im, n. Time between or intervening.

Jn-tl'ri-or, a. Internal ; remote from the
bounJiai'y. — 2, n. That which is within,
as the inland part of a country.

in-ter-ject', v. a. To put or throw between.

in-ter-jec'tion, n. Act of throwing be-
tween : — exclamation expressing emotion.

In-ter-lace', v. a. To lace together ; to inter-

In-ter-lard', v. a. To mix in ; to diversify
by mixing.

Sn-ter-lay', v. a. To lay between.

In-ter-leave', v. a. To put leaves between :
— to insert between leaves.

In-ter-line', v. a. To wi-ite between lines :
— to arrange in alternate lines.

in-ter-lin'e-ar, ) a. Written or inserted

In-ter-lin'e-a-ry, J between lines.

In-ter-lin-e-a'tion, n. Act of interlining ;
that which is interlined.

In-ter-lmk', v. To connect by links,

In-ter-lSck', v. To be locked together.

In-t^r-lo-cu'tion, n. Dialogue : — conference
before' decision.

In-ter-15c'A-tor, n. One who speaks with
others : — questioner.

In-ter-lSc'ii-to-rx, a. Consisting of dialogue.

in-ter-lope', v. n. To intermeddle ; to in-

In-ter-lop'er, n. Intruder.

In'ter-liide, n. Short entertainment of
drama or music, given between longer

In-ter-mar'ria|-e, n. Reciprocal marriage
between two families.

fn-ter-mar'rjr, v. n. To marry among each
other, as families or nations.

In-ter-mSd'dle, v. n. To meddle ; to inter-
fere without warrant.

Xn-ter-me'di-a-ry, n. Go-between ; media-
tor. — 2, a. Intermediate.

In-ter-me'di-ate, a. Lying between ex-
tremes ; intervening.

In-ter-me'di-ate, v. n. To interpose; to




jn-ter'ment, n. Act of interriag ; ceremony

of burial ; burial,
f n-ter'mi-ng.-ble, a. Endless ; without limits.
In-t§r-min'grle, v. To mingle ; to mix with

or together.
In-ter-mis'sion (in-tgr-mish'un), n. Act
of' intermitting; temporary cessation;
In-ter-mit', v. To cease or suspend for a

in-ter-mit'tent, a. Ceasing at intervals.
in-ter-mix',"y. To mingle ; to mix with or

In-ter-mixt'ure (-mikst'yur), n. Act of in-
termixing ; state of being intermixed ; ad-
In-ter-mu'ral, a. Lying between walls.
Jn-ter'nal, a. Inward ; interior : — domes-
tic, not foreign.
In-ter-na"tion-al (in-ter-nash'un-al), a.
Existing between nations. [deadly.

In-ter-ne'cine, a. Mutually destructive;
Jn-ter-o-ce-an'ic, a. Between, or connect-
ing, oceans.
In-ter-pel'late, v. a. To question formally

or officially,
in-ter-pel-la'tion, n. Formal request or

demand for information.
jn-ter'po-late, v. a. To put in : — to alter or

corrupt by inserting.
Jn-ter-po-la'tion, n. Act of interpolating ;

that which is" interpolated.
In-ter-po§e', v. To place or come between : —
to interfere : — to interrupt with a remark.
In-ter-po-§i"tion (in-ter-po-zish'un), n.
Act of interposing ; state of being inter-
posed ; intervention : — interruption.
Jn-ter'pret, v. a. To explain ; to translate :

— to represent.
Jn-ter-pre-ta'tion, n. Art, act, or manner
of interpreting ; exposition ; translation.
Jn-ter'pret-er, n. One who interprets.
fn-ter-reg'nym, n. Time between the end
of one government and the establishment
of the next.
In-ter-re-la'tion, w. Mutual or reciprocal

Jn-ter'ro-gate, v. To question ; to put ques-
tions • to examine.
Jn-ter-ro-ga'tion, n. Act of interrogating ;
question ; examination : — point, thus [?] ,
denoting a question.
Xn-ter-rog:'a-tive, a. Questioning. — 2, n.

Word used in asking questions.
Jn-ter-rog'a-to-ry, n. Question ; inquiry.

— 2, a. Containing a question.
In-ter-rupt', v. a. To break in upon : — to

interfere with ; to hinder : — to divide.
in-ter-rup'tion, n. Act of interrupting ;
state of being interrupted ; that which
interrupts : — hinderance : — temporary ces-
In-ter-sect', v. a. To cut ; to divide into

parts : — to cross.
In-ter-sec'tion, n. Act of intersecting ; state
of being intersected ; place of intersecting.

In-ter-sperse', v. a. To scatter among : — to
place at intervals.

In-ter-state'. a. Existing between states.

in'ter-stice, \ n. Small space between

Jn-tfer'stice, J things ; crevice.

In-ter-sti' ' tial { in-ter-stish'al ) , a. Eelating
to,* or containing, interstices.

fn-ter- twine', v. To twine or become
twined together.

in'ter-val, n. Space or time between : —
short pause : — low or alluvial land.

Xn-ter-vene', v. n. To come between : — to
interpose : — to mediate.

In-ter-ven'tion, n. Act of intervening ;
that which intervenes ; mediation.

fn'ter-view (-vii), w. Appointed meeting;
conversation. — 2, v. a. To have an inter-
view with.

Xn-ter- weave', v. a. To weave together.

in-tls'ta-cx, n. A dying without making a

in-tes'tate, a. Not having made a will.

Jn-tes'ti-nal, a. Belonging to the intes-

Jn-tes'tine, a. Inrernal : — domestic.

Jn-tes'tine§, n. pi. Part of the digestive
system ; bowels ; entrails.

Jn-thrall', v. a. To enthrall.

In'ti-ma-cx, n. State of being intimate ;
close association ; familiarity.

In'ti-mate, a. Inmost : — near ; familiar. —
2, n. Familiar friend ; confidant.

In'ti-mate, v. a. To suggest ; to hint.

f n-ti-ma'tion, n. Act of intimating ; hint.

jn-tim'i-date, v. a. To frighten ; to over-

Jn-tim-i-da'tion, n. Act of intimidating;
state of being intimidated.

In'tQ, prep. Noting entrance, penetration,
or inclusion.

In-tol'er-9.-ble, a. Insufferable ; unendura-

Xn-tol'er-ance, n. State of being intolerant :
— want of endurance or forbearance.

In-tol'er-ant, a. Not able to endure : — not

In-tol-er-a'tion, n. Want of toleration.

^n-tSmb' (in-tOm'), v. a. To entomb.

in'to-nate, v. n. To modulate the voice.

In-to-na'ti9n, n. Act or manner of modu-
lating the voice.

jn-tone', v. To intonate : — to chant.

?n-tox'i-cant, n. Any thing that can intoxi-
cate, as alcoholic liquor.

Jn-tox'i-cate, v. a. To make drunk :— to
excite to madness.

Jn-tSx'i-cat-ed, p. a. Inebriated : — infatu-

Jn-tox-i-ca'tion, n. State of being intoxi-
cated': — exhilaration : — infatuation : — in-

in-trac'ta-ble, n. Stubborn ; unmanageable.
— In-trac-ta-bil'i-tj:, n.

fn-tra-mii'rai, a. Within the walls.

In-trin'si-tive, a. Noting an action or
state wiich does not pass over to an object.




Jn-trgnch', v. To make furrows in : — to

fortify : — to encroach.
f n-trench'ment, n. Act of intrenching ;

state of being intrenched ; that which

fortifies or encroaches.
f n-trep'id, a. Fearless ; daring ; brave. —

In-tre-pid'i-tXt "•
In'tri-cate, a. Entangled ; complicated. —

In'tri-ca-cx, n.
Jn-trlgue' (in-treg'), w. Plot ; stratagem,

as in politics, or in a love-affair. — 2, v. n.

To make plots ; /to carry on by stealth.
Jn-triffu'er (in-treg'gr), n. One who in-
Jn-trin'sic, 1 a. Internal ; inherent ; be-
In-trin'si-cal, J longing by nature.
Intro-. Latin prefix, signifying within — as,

in-tro-diice', v. a. To bring in : — to make

known : — to insert.
In-tro-diic'tion, n. Act of introducing ;

state of being introduced ; that which

introduces : — preface.

Xn-tro-duc'tive, 1

Serving to introduce.
Act or process of self-

Containing, or given


In-tr9-8pec'tion, n.

Xn-tr«-spec'tive, a.
to, introspection.

fn-tro-vert', v. a. To turn inward.

Jn-trude', v. To come in uninvited : — to
force in rudely.

Jn-trtl'gion (in-tru'zhun), n. Act of in-

Jn-tru'sive, a. Intruding ; apt to intrude.

Jn-trfist', V. a. To deliver in trust ; to con-

in-ti-i"tion (in-tu-ish'yn), n. Faculty or
process of the mind by which it perceives
without reasoning.

Jn-tG'i-tlve, a. Pertaining to, or obtained
by, intuition.

?n-twine', ) v. To twist or be twisted to-

jn-twist'", j gether.

jn-iin'date, v. a. To overflow with water ;
to flood.

in-un-da'ti9n, n. Act of inundating ; state
of being inundated ; flood.

Jn-iire' (in-ynr'), v. a. To habituate ; to
accustom. — 2, v. n. To serve to the use or
benefit of.

In-ft-til'i-tx, n. Quality of being useless.

jn-vade', v. a. To enter forcibly, or with
hostile intention ; to attack.

Xn-val'id, a. "Weak: — having no legal
force '; void. — in-va-lid'i-t:K, «•

In-va-ltd', I n. Person wlio is infirm or ill.

In'va-lid, j — 2, a. Disabled ; infirm ; weak.

Xn-val'i-date, v. a. To make void ; to

In-val'4-gi-ble, a. Precious above all valua-

In-va'ri-a-ble, a. Unchangeable ; constant.
— Jn-va-ri-a-bil'i-tXf n.

Jn-va'jion, n. Act of invading; hostile
entrance ; attack.

Jn-vec'tive, w. Abusive or angry speech.

jn-veigh' (in-va'), v. n. To declaim bit-
terly ; to rail.

jn-vei'ffle (in-ve'gl), v. a. To coax; to

in-vei'gle-ment, n. Seduction ; enticement,

jn-vent', v. a. To discover : — to devise or
contrive : — to fabricate.

Jn-ven'tion, w. Act or faculty of inventing ;
thing invented.

Jn-ven'tive, a. Apt to invent ; ingenious.

jn-vent' or, n. One who invents.

In'ven-to-rjr, n. List or account of goods ;
catalogue. — 2, v. a. To make an inven-

jn-verse', a. Inverted ; opposite.

Jn-verse'lj:, ad. In inverted order.

jn-ver'sion, n. Act of inverting ; state of
being inverted : — transposition.

jn-vert', v. a. To turn upside down ; to
place in a contrary order ; to reverse.

in-ver-te-bra'ta, n. pi. Invertebrate ani-
mals collectively.

In-ver'te-brate, a. Having no vertebral
column : — irresolute. — 2, n. Animal with-
out a skull and a spinal column.

Jn-vert'ed, p. a. Changed by inversion.

jn-vest', V. a. To clothe : — to endow : — to
place at interest, as money : — to besiege.

Jn-vgs'ti-gate, v. a. To search out ; to find

Jn-ves-ti-ga'ti9n, w. Act or process of in-
vestigating ; research.

Jn-ves'ti-tire, n. Act of giving possession ;
state of being invested, as with an office.

Jn-vest'ment, n. Act of investing : — prop-
erty invested : — siege.

In-vet'er-ate, a. Long established ; con-
firmed. — jn-vSt'er-a-cjc, n.

Jn-vid'i-ous, a. Causing, or tending to
cause", ill-will ; offensive.

Jn-vlg'o-rate, v. a. To strengthen ; to give
vigor to ; to animate.

Jn-vig-o-ra'tipn, n. Act of invigorating ;
state of being invigorated.

Xn-vin'ci-ble, a. That cannot be conquered.
— in-vin-ci-bil'j-tx, «•

3Cn-vi'e-la-ble, a. That may not be violated,
profaned, or broken. — fn-vi-o-la-bil'j-tj:,

In-vi'o-late, «. Unhurt ; unprofaned.

In-vig^-ble, a. That cannot be seen. — In-
vl§-i-bil'i-tx, M.

in-vi-ta'tipn, n. Act of inviting ; that
which invites, as a message.

Jn-vite', V. a. To ask ; to attract : — to re-
quest the company of. — 2, v. n. To give

Jn-vit'ing, p. a. Alluring ; attractive.

In-vo-ca'tion, n. Act of invoking ; suppli-
cation : — ^summons.

In' voice, n. Goods shipped or received : —
bill of goods sent to a purchaser. — 2, v. a.
To insert in an invoice.

Jn-voke', v. a. To summon : — to solici* ; to




fn-vol'un-ta-rjr, a. -Without exercise of
will :— unwilling.

Jii-vo-15'tion, n. Act of involving ; state of
being involved ; complication : — ^progres-
sive multiplication of a number by itself.

Jn-volve', V. a. To inwrap ; to include : — to

fn-vfil'ner-a-ble, a. That cannot be
wounded ; secure : — irrefutable. — In-vfil-
ner-a-bil'i-tx, n.

In' ward, a. ' Internal ; interior.

in' ward, ) ad. Toward the inside or in-

In'wardg, J" ternal parts ; within.

In'ward-ness, n. True condition : — inward

)!n'ward§, n. pi. Bowels ; inner parts.

Jn-wlave', v. a. [i. inwove ; p. inwoven.]
To weave in with. [velop.

Jn-wrap' (-rap'), v. a. To enfold; to en-

jn-wreatfie' (-reth.'), v. a. To wreathe

Jn-wroug-ht' (-rawt'), a. Worked in : —

i'o-dine, n. Soft, non-metallic substance,
easily vaporized, used in medicine.

i-od'o-form, n. Strong-smelling medicinal
corapound of iodine.

S-o'ta, n. Smallest Greek letter : — tittle ;
least quantity.

I. 0. TI., n. Paper acknowledging a debt by
these letters written upon it, and valid in

Ip'e-cac, ) n. South Ameri-

Xp-e-cac-ft-Sn'ha (-an'a), J can plant, and
an emetic derived from it.

Ir-. Latin prefix, a form of in — ^as, irregular,

f-rSs'ci-ble, a. Prone to anger ; irritable.
— I-rSs-ci-bil'i-tj::, n.

f'rate, a. Angry ; enraged.

Sre, n. Anger ; rage ; resentment.

ir-i-dSs'cent (-des'sent), a. Colored like
the rainbow ; exhibiting a play of colors.
— fr-i-dgs'cence, w.

I'ris, n. Rainbow : — circle round the pupil
of the eye : — genus of bulbous or tuberous
plants, with showy flowers and sword-
shaped leaves.

Ir'ish, a. Relating to Ireland or its people :
—produced ta Ireland. — 2, n. People of
Ireland : — language of the Irish.

irk (urk), v. a. To weary: — ^used imper-

"irk' some (iirk'sum), a. Wearisome; disa-

fr'on (i'urn), n. Most common and useful
of metals : — pi. chains ; manacles. — 2, a.
Made of iron : — stem ; hard : — enduring ;
sturdy. — 3, v. a. To smooth with an iron :
— to fetter.

ir' on-clad, n. War-veseel cased in iron. — 2,
o. Clad or cased with iron : — stringent.

I-ron'ic, ) a. Containing, or given to,

i-ron'i-cal, j irony.

Ir'on-mia'ter (i'um-), n. Large producer
of iron.

ir'on-mSn-ier (I'um-mung-ier), n. Dealer
in iron, or in hardware.

ir' on- wire (i'urn-war), n. Hardware.

ir' on- wood (i'urn-wM), n. Tree of several
species, and its hard, heavy wood.

I'ron-j. (i'run-e), n. Mode of speech in
which the meaning is contrary to the
words ; sarcasm.

Jr-ra'di-ate, v. To shine : — to illuminate :
— to enlighten : — to diffuse.

Jr-ra-di-a'tion, n. Act of irradiating ; state
of being irradiated ; illumination.

fr-ra"tion-al (ir-rash'un-al), a. Lacking
reason : — contrary to reason ; absurd ;
foolish. — Ir-ra-tion-al'i-tjr, n. [claimed.

Ir-re-claim'a-ble, a. That cannot be re-

fr-rec-on-cil^a-ble, a. That cannot be ap-
peased : — inconsistent.

Ir-re-c6v'er-a-ble (ir-re-kuv^er-a-bl), a.
That cannot be recovered or redressed.

fr-re-deem'a-ble, a. Not to be redeemed.

Ir-re-dii'ci-ble, a. That cannot be reduced
or lessened, or changed into another state.

Ir-refra-gra-ble, a. Indisputable ; unan-

f r-re-fut'a-ble, \ a. That cannot be refuted ;

f r-rif A-ta-ble, j unanswerable.

Ir-reg'i-lar, a. Deviating from rule ; not
uniform'; disorderly.

ir-reg-ti-lar'i-tx, n. State of being irregu-
lar ; that which is irregular.

Ir-rel'e-vant, a. Not to the purpose ; inap-
plicable. — Ir-rel'e-van-cXi «•

ir-re-li§''i9n (ir-re-lid^jun) n. Impiety.

ir-re-li|'ious (ir-re-lid'jus), a. Lacking
religion ; impious.

ir-re-me'di-a-ble, a. That cannot be reme-
died ; incurable.

ir-rep'a-ra-ble, a. That cannot be repaired
or rectified ; hopeless.

fr-re-press'i-ble, a. That cannot be re-
strained or controlled.

Ir-re-pr5ach'a-ble, a. Not reproachable : —
pure ; spotless.

ir-re-gist'i-ble, a. That cannot be resisted ;
overpowering. — Ir-re-jist-i-bil'i-tj:) "•

Ir-re§'o-l\ite, a. Infirin of purpose ; unde-
cided. — ir-re§-o-lii'tion, n.

ir-re-spec'tive, a. Without regard for.

ir-re-spon'si-ble, a. Not responsible ; un-
reliable. — ir-re-spon-si-bil'i-tx, n.

ir-re-triev'a-ble, a. Irrecoverable ; irrep-

Ir-rev'er-ent, a. Lacking in respect or ven-
eration. — ir-rev'er-ence, n.

Ir-rev'o-ca-ble, a. That cannot be recalled
or reversed,

Ir'ri-erate, v. a. To wet ; to water, as lands.

Ir-ri-pa'tion, n. Act or method of irri-
gating ; state of being irrigated.

Jr'ri-ta-ble, a. Easily irritated ; irascible.
— Ir-ri-ta-bil'i-tj:, n.

ir'ri-tate, v. a. To provoke : — to excite to
heat or redness by friction.

fr-ri-ta'tion, n. Act of irritating ; state of
being irritated ; exasperation.




Jr-Tup'tion, n. Entrance by force ; invasion.

Jr-rup'tive, a. Rushing in ; breaking in.

I§ (iz), v. n. Third person singular of be.

Xsh'ma-el-ite, n. Social outcast.

l'§in-gl$ss (i'zing-glas), n. Gelatinous sub-
stance prepared from the air-bladders of
fishes : — mica.

I^'lam, M. Mohammedanism, its followers
collectively, and countries occupied by

Isl'and (Inland), n. Land entirely sur-
rounded by water.,

Isl'and-er (i'land-gr), n. Inhabitant of an

Isle (il), or isl'et (i'l?t), n. Little island.

i§'o-late, V. a. ' To detach ; to separate. —
Ig-o-la'tion, n.

I-sos'ce-leg, a. Having two equal sides —
applied to triangles.

f-so-ther'mal, a. Having equal heat.

I?'ra-el-ite, n. One descended from Israel ;

is's6e (ish'shu), n. Act of passing or send-
ing out ; that which is sent out at one
time : — event ; conclusion : — evacuation :
— offspring. — 2, v. To go or send out ; to
proceed : — to terminate.

Isth'mus (ist'mus), n. Neck of land join-
ing two larger portions.

It, pron. of the neuter gender, used for a

J-tal'ian (it-tai'yan), n. Native of Italy:
— language of Italy. — 2, a. Relating to

J-tal'ic, a. Denoting a sloping kind of type,
As in this line.

J-tal'i-cize, v. a. To print in italics.

J-tal'ics, n. pi. Italic letters.

itch, n. Eruptive skin disease : — uneasy,
irritating feeling of the skin : — teasing
desire. — 2, v. n. To feel irritation in the
skin : — to long.

I'tem, n. Article ; separate particular : —
paragraph, [detail.

I'tem-Ize, v. a. To specify by items, or in

It'er-ate, v. a. To repeat ; to do again.

It-er-a'tion, n. Act of iterating ; repetition.

i-tin'er-ant, a. Travelling ; wandering.

I-tin'er-a-rjj, n. Book of travels : — guide-

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