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iN-Dic'A-TiVE-JLY, ad. In such a manner as shows.

iN'Di-CA-TOR, )i. He or that which shows: — an
instrument for determining the power exerted by
a steam-engine.

In'dj-CA-to-rv, a. Showing ; pointing out.

Jn-dTct' (in-dit'), V. a. To accuse or charge with
a crime or misdemeanor ; to impeach.

{N-DicT'A-BLE (in-dit'ai-bl), a. Liable to be in-
dic_ted.

Jn-dict'er (jn-dit'er), n. One who indicts.

|n-dic'tio3V, n. A declaration. — ( Chron.) A cycle
or period of fifteen years.

Jn-dic'tive, a. Proclaimed ; declared.

JN-DlCT'iviENT (in-dlt'ment), n. {Law.) Act of
indicting ; a bill for a penal oflTence, presented to
a court by a grand-jury.

Jn-dif'Fer-ence, ?i. State of being indifl^erent ;
neutrality ; insensibility ; negligence.

Si/re. — Indifference to a particular subject ; neu-
trality with regard to a disputed question or a
contest ; insensibility to all things ; negligence in
relation to duty or business.

Jn-dif'fer-ent, a. Neutral; unconcerned ; in-
attentive ; regardless ; impartial : — passable.

IN-dIf'fer-ent-ly, ad. In an indifferent manner.

fN'Dl-qiENCE, 71. Want; penury; poverty.

Yn'di-^ene, 77. A native animal or plant.

In-di9'e-?jous, a. Bom in a country ; native.

iN'Dl-ej^fiNT, a. Poor; needy; necessitous.

In-D}-(^est'ed, a. Not digested ; undigested.

iN-DJ-^EST'i-BLE, a. Not digestible.

iN-Di-^ES'TioN (in-de-jest'yun), n. Want of di-
gestion ; want of digestive power ; dyspepsy.

lN-DT(p-'l-TATE, V. a. To point out by the finger.

iN-DTQt-i-TA'TlpN, n. The act of pointing out.

JN-DIG'NANT, a. Having indignation ; affected by
resentment and disgust ; angry.

In-dTg'n^NT-ly, ad. With indignation.

IN-DIG-NA'TION, n. Anger mixed with contempt
or disgust ; the anger of a superior ; resentment.

In-dIg'ni-ty, 7i. Contemptuous injury; insult.

JN'DI-GO, 71. A species of plant ; a pigment ob-
tained from the plant, used in dyeing blue.

iN-Di-RiJCT', a. Not direct ; oblique : circuitous ;
not straight : — wrong ; improper ; not fair.

Tn-di-rijc'tion, 77. Oblique course or means.

lN-D!-Ri2CT'LY, arf. Not directly ; not rightly.

iN-D.r-RiiCT'NESS, 77. Obliquity ; unfairness.

jN-Dl^-ciJRN'l-BLE (Tn-djz-zer'ne-bl), a. Not dis-
cernible ; undiscernible.

TN-Dls-ci2RP-T!-BiL'!-TY, 77. Indestructibleness.

Ilt-Dls-ciJRP'Ti-Bi.E, a. Not to be separated or
destroyed ; indestructible.

Yn-dIs'ci-plin-a-ble, a. Incapable of discipline.

iN-Dis-cftv'ER-A-BLE, a. Undiscovcrable.

Tn-dis-cov'er-y, 77. The state of being hidden.

Tn-dis-crei^t', a. Not discreet; wanting discre-
tion ; imprudent ; injudicious ; incautious.

In-dis-creet'lv, orf. Without discretion.

iN-Dls-CRiiTE', a. Not discrete or separated.

lN-nis-cRE"Tr9N (Tn-djs-kresh'i.in), 77. Want of
discretion ; rashness ; imprudence.

iN-Dis-CRlM'r-NATE, a. Heitig without discrimi-
nation ; confused ; promisriioirs.

In-D1S-cRIM'!-NATE-I.V, a.d. Without distinction.



[?f-Dis-CRiM'i-NAT-iNG, a. Making no distinction.

lN-D!S-CRiM-l-NA'TipN,77. Want of discrimination.

iN-Dls-PEN-SA-Bl'L'l-TY, 77. Absolute necessity.

lN-Dis-Pi2N'SA-BLE, a. That cannot be dispensed
with ; necessary ; essential.

iN-Dis-piiN'SA-BLE-NESS, 77. Absolute necessity.

in-dis-pen'sa-bly, ad. Necessarily.

Tn-dis-po§e', v. a. Tct make unfit ; to disincline.

Tn-dis-posed' (In-dis-pozd'), p. a. Not disposed;
disinclined : — disordered in health.

Tn-dis-p6§'ed-]vess, 77. Indisposition; unfitness.

lN-DTs-PO-§i"TlpN (In-dis-po-zish'un),7j. Disordel
of health ; slight disease: — disinclination.

*tN-Dts'PU-TA-BLE [in-dis'pu-ta-bl, S. J. E. F. Ja.
Sm. C. : Tn-dis'pu-t^-bl or in-djs-pii'ta-bl, TV. P.
K.], a. That cannot be disputed ; incontroverti-
ble ; incontestable ; indubitable ; clear.

*Tn-dis'pu-ta-ble-ness, 77. Certainty; evidence.

*IN-Drs'pu-TA-BLY, ad. Without controversy.

iN-Dls-sp-LV-BiL'l-TY, 77. Firmness ; stableness.

In-dTs'so-lu-ble, a. That cannot be dissolved ot
destroyed ; firm ; stable ; binding for ever.

iN-Dis'sp-LU-BLE-Nijss, 77. Indissolubility.

in-dTs'so-l v-BLY, ad. In a manner not to be broken.

in-di^-^olv'a-bLe, a. That cannot be dissolved.

IN-Dis-TINCT', a. Not distinct; not plainly marked
or represented ; obscure; confused.

Syn. — The words are indistinct ; the whole
writing, confused; the meaning, obscure.

Tn-dis-tinc'TION, 77. Confusion; uncertainty.

Tn-dis-tinct'ly, ad. Confusedly ; uncertainly.

Tn-dis-tTnct'ness, 77. Confusion ; uncertainty.

iN-Djs-TtN'GUlSH-A-BLE, a. Undistinguishable.

In-dite', v. a. To compose ; to write ; to dictate.

iN-DiTE'MENT, 77. Act of inditing.

iN-DlT'lpR, 77. One who indites.

■flN-Dl-viD'A-BLE, a. Indivisible. Shak.

*in-di-vTd'u-al (in-de-vid'yu-al) [in-de-vTd'u-Fil,
S. J. F. Ja. ; in-de-vid'u-al or in-de-vid'ju-sil,
W.], a. Relating to the person or thing ; relating
to one ; par'xular; single; numerically one.

*Tn-di-vid'u-al, 77. A single person or being.

*iN-Di-vYD'u- \z,-t§M, 77. Quality of being individ-
ual ; attachment to the interest of the individual ;
selfisiiness.

*lN-D|-vTD-y-XL'l-TY, 77. Distinct existence. — ■
{Phren.) The faculty of observing and individu-
alizing objects. _ [separate.

*TN-Dl-ViD'TJ-AL-lZE, V. a. To distinguish ; to

*TN-Di-viD'u-^L-LY, ad. With distinct existence.

*In-di-vId'u-ate, V, a. To make single; to in-
dividualize.

*Tn-di-vTd'u-.^te, a. Undivided.

*iN-Di-vTD-il-A'TipN, 77. Act of making single.

iN-Di-vT^-l-BiL'l-TY, j 77. The state or quality of

iN-Dj-vi^'i-BLE-NESS, j being indivisible.

iN-Di-vi§'l-BLE, a. That cannot be divided.

YN-Di-Vi§'i-BLY, ad. So as not to be divided.

Tn-d6(;'-!-bTl'i-ty, 77. Unteachableness.

iN-DO^'i-BLE [Tn-dos'e-bl, S. IV. .J. F. Ja. Sm. ; Tn-
do'se-bl, P. Wb.], a. Unteachable ; untractable.

IN-Doip'lLE [in-dos'sil, S. fV. J. E. F. Ja. Sm.;
in-do'sil, P. C. fVb.],a. Unteachable ; untractable.

Tn-do-cjl'i-tv, 77. Unteachableness; dulness.

Tn-doc'trix-ate, v. a. To instruct in principles.

Jn-doc-tri-na'tion, 77. Instruction in principles.

"JN'Dp-LiiNCE, 77. duality of being indolent ; lazi-
ness ; idleness ; listlessness.

Tn'dp-li:nt, a. Careless; lazy; idle; listless. —
(Med.) Indolent tumor, a tumor that has little
or no pain.

Syn. — An indolent life; a carc/css servant ; an
idle habit ; a lazy or sluggish loiterer.

Yn'dp-l£nt-LV, ad. Carelessly ; lazily ; listlessly.

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

Tn'door (In'dGr), a. Being within doors.

I\-U(iRs'A-BLE, a. That may be indorsed.

iN-t)()RSE', 7;. a. [in & dorsum, li. ; cndosscr, Fr.]
To write upon, as a name on the back of a paper;
to asslgii^; to confirm : — written also endorse.

TN-l)(')R-siiE', 77. One to whom a bill is indorsed.



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(n-dorse'MENT, n. Act of indorsing ; sum in-
dorsed ; superscription ; endorsement.

JN-DORS'ER, n. One who indorses.

JN-DRENCH', V. a. To soak ; to drown.

iN-Du'Bi-oOs, a. Not dubious; not doubtful.

fN-DU'EJ-TA-BLE, a. Undoubted ; unquestionable.
Syn. — fndubitable evidence ; undoubied fact ;
unquestionable authority ; indisputable claim ; un-
deniable truth.

In-dC'bi-ta-ble-ness, 71. The bemg indubitable.

Kn-du'EI-TA-BLY, arf. Undoubtedly; certainly.

iN-DUCE', V. a. To influence ; to persuade ; to
incite ; to instigate ; to produce.

In-duce'ment, n. Motive to any thing ; that
whjch persuades to any thing ; incitement.

Jn-Du'cer, n. One who mduces ; a persuader.

JN-Du'ci-BLE, a. That may be induced.

JN-DUCT', V. a. To introduce ; to bring in.

In-duc'tile, a. Not ductile ; intractable.

iN-Dyc-TiL'i-TY, n. Uuality of being inductile.

|N-dCc'tion, n. Entrance : — a mode of reasoning
from particulars to generals : — inference.

Syn. — fnduction is the counter-process, in sci-
entific method, to deduction. Induction implies the
raising of individuals into generals, and these into
still higher generalities ; deduction is the bringing
down or reducing of universals to lower genera,
or to individuals.

In-duc'tiqn-al, a. Implying induction.

In-dCjc'tive, a. Leading ; proceeding by induction.

iN-Duc'TlVE-LY, ad. By induction ; by inference.

In- Due 'TOR, n. The person who inducts.

In-due', v. a. [induo, L.j To supply with ; to in
vest ; to endow. See Endue.

iN-DtJL^E',^. a. To humor; to gratify ; to cherish.

In-dDlge', v. n. To give indulgence.

JN-DtjL'9^ENCE, 71. Act of indulging; kindness;
forbearance of restraint ; tenderness ; favor ; com-
pliance ; gratification : — remission of punishment
for sin, granted by the Pope.

IN-DUL'^ENT, a. Disposed to indulge ; compliant ;
kind ; fond ; gentle ; mild ; favorable.

IN-DUL'^ENT-LY, ad. Without severity ; mildly.

lN-DtJL'f/_EE, 71. One who indulges.

*IN'Dy-RATE [Tn'dy-rat, S. fV. P. J. E. F. Ja. K.
Sm. ffb. ; in-du'rat, Ash], v. n. To grow hard ;
to harden.

*Tn'du-rate, v. a. To make hard ; to harden.

*in'DU-rate, a. Impenitent ; obdurate ; hard, f iJ.]

In-DU-ra'tion, 71. Act of hardening ; obduracy.

Jn-dus'tri-ai^, a. Relating to industry ; per-
formed by manual labor ; laboring.

jN-Dus'TRl-oDs, a. Regularly employed ; dis-
posed to labor ; diligent ; laborious ; assiduous.

In-dDs'tri-oDs-ly, ad. Laboriously ; assiduously.

iN'DUS-TRY [in'dus-tre, S. W. P. J. E. F. Ja. K.
Sm. W b. ; — \i\-d\is'lxe, vulgar], n. Habitual em-
ployment ; diligence ; assiduity.

In'dwell-ER, n. An inhabitant.

In'dwell-ing, n. Act of dwelling within.

Jn'DWEll-Jng, a. Dwelling within ; internal.

*In-e'bri-ant, 77. Any thing that intoxicates.

*iN-E'BRl-ANT, a. Tending to intoxicate.

*iN-E'BRi-ATE hn-e'bre-at, S. W. P. J. F. Sm.:
in-eb're-at, Ja.\, v. a. To intoxicate ; to make
drunk : —to disorder the senses.

*In-e'bri-ate, v. n. To be intoxicated.

*|N-E'BRi-^TE, 77. One intoxicated ; a drunkard.

*iN-E-BRi-A'TlON, 77. Drunkenness ; intoxication.

In-e-BrI'e-ty, 77. Drunkenness; ebriety.

In-ed'it-ed, a. Not edited ; not published.

In-ef-fa-bi'l'ity, 77. Unspeakableness.

1n-ef'fa-ble, a. Unspeakable; unutterable.

In-ef'fa-ble-ness, 77. Unspeakableness.

In-ef'f.^-bly, ad. In an ineffable manner.

In-ef-face'a-ble, a. That cannot be effaced.

lN-EF-Fi2c'T!VE,a. Producing no effect ; inefficient.

iNEF-FECT'ii-AL (in-ef-fekt'yu al), a. Not effect-
ual ; inefficient ; weak ; vain ; fruitless.

Syn. — Ineffectual endeavor; inefficient or weak
efibrt ; vain attempt ; fruitless labor.



Tn-EF-fEct'u-AL-ey, ad. Without efl^cct.

llv-EF-FiiCT'v-AL-NEss, n. Want of efiect.

jn-ef-fer-ves'cence, 77. Want of effervescencei

In-ef-fer-ves'cent, a. Not etfervescent.

iN-EF-FER-VEs'ci-BLE, a. Not effervescible.

iN-EF-Fi-CA'cioys (In-ef-fe-ka'shus), a. Not ef'
ficacious; unable to produce elTects; weak.

iN-EF-Fi-CA'cious-NESs, 77. Want of efficacy.

iN-EF'Fi-CA-cy, 77. Want of power; want of
effect ; weakness.

lN-EF-Fi"ciEN-CY (Tn-ef-fish'en-se), n. Want of
efliciency ; weakness.

Tn-ef-fi"cient (in-ef-fish'ent), 77. Not efficient.

In-e-Las't)C, a. Not elastic; unelastic.

Tn-el'e-gance, 71. Want of elegance or beauty.

Tn-el'e-gant, a. Not elegant; not beautiful.

Tn-el'e-gant-lv, ad. Not elegantly ; coarsely.

Tn-el-!-(^!-bil'!-t Y, 77. State of benig ineligible.

lN-EL'!-(jt!-BLE, a. Incapable of being elected.

Tn-el'q-QUEnt, a. Not eloquent; not oratorical.

IN-E-LU'DI-BLE, a. That cannot be eluded.

Tn-ept', a. _ Not apt or fit ; trifling ; foolish.

iN-EP'Tl-TfJDE or Tn-ept'ness, n. Unfitness.

Tn-e-qual'i-ty (in-e-kwol''e-te), n. Want of
equality ; difl%reiice in quantity, degree, or quality.

In e-qui-lib'ri-o, [L.] In an even poise.

Tn-eq'ui-ta-ble, a. Not equitable ; unjust.

Tn-er-RA-bTl'i-tv, 77. Exemption from error. [iJ.]

Tn-er'RA-BLE, a. Exempt from error, [if.]

iN-iiRT', a. Inactive; sluggish; motionless.

Jn-ek' Tf-A, n. [L.] Inactivity ; want of action.

TN-itR'TiON, 77. Want of activity ; inertness.

Tn-ert'lv, ad. Inactively; sluggishly; dully.

Tn-ert'ness, 71. Want of motion or activity.

in es'sc, [h.] In being; actually existing.

Tn-es'ti-ma-ble, a. Above all price ; invaluable.

Tn-es'TI-MA-bly, ad. So as not to be estimated.

Tn-ev'i-dent, a. Not evident; obscure.

I\-EV-j-TA-BiL'i-TY, 77. State of being inevitable.

Tn-ev'i-ta-ble, a. That cannot be avoided or
escaped ; unavoidable ; certain.

Tn-ev'1-ta-ble-ness, 77. Certainty; inevitability.

T^'-Ev'l-TA-BLY, ad. Without possibility of escape.

Yn-e^-act', a. Not exact ; incorrect.

iN-EX-ci^T'A-BLE, a. Not excitable ; torpid.

in-ex-cu'sa-ble, a. Not to be excused or pal-
liated ; admitting no excuse.

Tn-ex-cu'§a-ble-ness, 77. Enormity beyond ex-
cuse.

in-ex-cu'§a-bly, ad. To a degree beyond excuse.

In-ex-e-cu'tion, 77. Non-perforinance.

TN-E5f-ilAL'A-BLE, a. That cannot be exhaled.

TN-E5f-HAUST'ED, a. Not exhausted ; uneinptied.

iN-Ejf-HAUS'Ti-BLE, a. That cannot be exhausted.

iN-EX-llAUs'TJ-BLE-NESS, 77. The quality of being
inexliaiistible.

TN-EJf-i'sT'ENCE (in-egz-is'tens), 77. Want of being.

Tn-E5j:-'ist'ent, a. Not having being ; not existing.

Tn-ex-p-ra-bTl'i-ty, 77. State of being inexorable.

Tn-ex'p-RA-ble, a. That cannot be moved fay
entreaty; implacable; unrelenting; cruel.

Tn-ex'p-ra-bly, ad. In an inexorable manner.

Tn-ex-pec-ta'tion, 77. Want of expectation.

*1n-ex-pe'D!-ence, ; 77. Want of fitness, propri-

*TN-EX-PE'Di-EN-CY, \ ety, or expedience.

*iN-EX-PE'D!-ENT [in-eks-pe'de-eiit, TV. P. J. Ja,
Sm.; in-eks-|)5'dyent, S. E. F. K.], a. Not expe-
dient ; inconvenient ; unfit ; improper ; unsuitable.

Tn-ex-pe'R!-ence, 77 Want of experience.

in-ex-pe'ri-enced (tn-eks-pe're-enst), a. Not
experienced ; untried.

Tn-ex-pert', a. Not expert ; unskilful ; awkward.

In-ex'pi-a-ble, a. That cannot be expiated ; ad'
mitting no atonement; irreconcilable.

TN-EX'pi-A-BLV, ad In an inexpiable manner.

Tn-ex-plain'a-BLE, a. Unexplaiiiable.

iN-iJx'PLl-CA-BLE, a. Incapable of being ex*
plained ; unaccountable ; strange.

in-ex'pi>i-ca-ble-ness, n. The state of bemg in'
explicable.

Tn-ex'pli-ca-bly, ad. So as not to be explained.



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IfN-EX-PLf^'iT, a. Not explicit ; not clear.

1n-ex-plor'a-ble, a. That cariiiot be explored.

In-ex-pres'si-ble, a. Not to be told ; unutterable.

In-ex-pres'si-bly, ad. Unutterably ; unspeak-
ably.

iN-EX-PRES'siVE, a. Not expressive ; unexpressive.

in-ex-pDg'na-ble, a. Not to be taken by assault.

In ex-tSn'so, [L.] At large ; in full.

IN-EX-TINCT', a. Not extinct ; not quenched.

IN-EX-TiN'GUiSH-A-BLE (in-eks-ting'gwish-j-bl),
a. Not to be extinguished ; unquenchable.

In-ex-tir'PA-ble, a. That cannot be rooted out.

Jn-£x'tR!-ca-ele, a. That cannot be disentan-
gled, unravelled, or extricated.

In-ex'tri-ca-ble-ness, n. The state of being
inextricable.

In-ex'tri-ca-bly, ad. In an inextricable manner.

JN-EYE' (jn-i'), V. a. To inoculate, as a tree; to bud.

tN-FAL-L{-BiL'l-TY, 1 71. State of being infallible ;

in-fal'L]-ble-ness, ( exemption from error.

iN-FAL'Li-BLE, a. Not fallible ; certani ; unfailing.

IN-EAL'Ll-BLY, ad. Without failure ; certainly.

iJf'FA-MOOs, a. Notoriously bad ; shameless ; of
ill report • scandalous ; opprobrious.

IN'FA-Hous-LY, ad. With infamy ; shamefully.

iN'FAMY, n. Public reproach or disgrace ; noto-
riety of bad character ; ignominy ; disgrace.

In'fan-cy, n. The state of an infant ; tile first part
of life, cliildhood : — beginning.

In'FANT, 71. A babe: — a child under seven years of
age. — (Law.) A person less than 21 years old.

Tn'fant, a. Pertaining to infancy ; young.

JJV-FAN'TA, 71. [Sp.] (Spain and Portugal.) A
princess of the royal blood.

IN-FAN' TE,n. [Sp.] (Spain and Portugal.) A
prince of tlie royal blood.

1n-f1n'ti-cTde, 71. The murder, or a murderer,
of infants.

In'fan-tile [in'fan-til, S. W.J. E. F. Ja. K. R.
C. ; in'fan-til, P. Sm. ; in-fan'tjl, .^sli], a. Per-
taining to an infant ; childish ; infantine.

In'fan-tTne or In'fan-tine [Tn'fan-tin, W. Ja.
R. C. ! In'fjn-tin, Sm.], a. Childish ; young ; in-
fantile.

In'fan-try, n. The foot-soldiers of an army.

Jn-Fat'U-ate (in-fat'yu-at), v. a. To strike with
folly : to deprive of understanding ; to stupefy.

Jn-fAt'V-at-ed, p. a. Deprived of reason ; stu-
pefied ; insane.

Jn-fXt-u-a'tion, n. A deprivation of reason.

lN-FEA-§!-BtL'l-TY, I 71. State of being infeasible ;

iN-FEA'^i-BLE-NESS, \ impracticability.

lN-FEA'§i BEE (In-fe'ze-bl), a. That cannot be
done ; impracticable.

In-fect', v. a. To taint ; to corrupt ; to pollute.

}N-Fject'ed, p. a. Hurt by infection ; tainted.

JN-FEC'TION, Ti. Act of infecting ; quality of being
infectious ; that which infects : contagion ; taint ;
poison.
N-FEC'Tioys, a. Communicated by air, breath,
or exhalation, as a disease ; contagious.

jN-FEC'Tious-Ly, ad. By infection.

In-fijc'tious-nEss, 71. Quality of being infec-
tious ; infection.

JN-FEC'TIVE, a. Having the quality of infection.

1n-FEC'vnd [in-fek'und, JV. Ja. Sin ; in-fe-kund',
S. P. K.], a. Unfruitful ; infertile.

In-fe-cDnd'i-ty, 71. Want of fecundity.

In-fe-li(;;'i-ty, 7!. Unhappiness ; misery; ca-
lamity.

|N-FJ30FF' (in-fef), 7). a. See Enfeoff.

Jn-fer', v. a. To deduce ; to draw, as conclusions
from premises ; to conclude ; to imply.

|N-Fi5R'A-BLE, a. Tliat may bo inferred ; infer-
rible.

In'fer-ence, n. A conclusion drawn from prem-
ises ; a truth drawn from another ; deduction.

In-F^-rEn'tial, a. Containing inference.

Jn-fe'ri-qr, a. Lower in place, station, or value.

Jn-fe'ri-or, 71. One lower in rank or station.

Jn-fk-ri-or'i-ty, n. A lower state or quality.



In-fer'nae, a. Relating to hell or the lower re
gions ; hellish ; tartarean ; detestable.

In-fer'nal, 71. An infernal being.

Jn-fer'ri-ble, a. That may be inferred : — writ
ten also infertile and i7iferahle.

in-fer'tile, a. Unfruitful ; not productive.

iN-FER-TiL'i-TY, 71. Want of fertility ; unfruitful-
ness ; baiTenness.

IN-FEST', D. a. To harass ; to disturb ; to plagua

iN-FES-TA'TIpN, 71. Molestation ; annoyance.

lN-FEST'ED,p. a. Diseased ; harassed ; troubled-

In-fes'tered (jn-fes'terd), a. Rankling.

IN-FES'TIVE, a. Having no festivity or mirth.

IN-FES-Tiy'j-TY, n. Want of festivity.

iN-FEy-DA'TipN (In-fii-da'shun), 7j. (imc.) The
act of putting one in possession of a fee or estate.

Tn'fi-del, 71. A disbeliever of Christianity ;
an atlieist ; an unbeliever.

Syn. — An infidel is one who has no belief in
divine revelation ; unbeliever and disbeliever are
terms commonly, but not always, used in the
same sense : — a sceptic professes to doubt of all
things: — a deist believes in the existence of
God, but disbelieves revelation: — an ai/jeist de-
nies the existence of God : — frectlmiker is com-
monly used in an ill sense, as synonymous with
infidel.

TN'Fi-DiiL, a. Unbelieving; wanting belief.

Tn-F!-del'i-ty, 77. The quality or state of being an
infidel ; want of faith .; disbelief of Christianity ;
atheism : — treachery ; unfaithfulness.

In-fil'ter, 7). a. To filter in ; to infiltrate.

Jn-fil'trate, v. n. & a To enter a substance by
penetrating the pores ; to infilter.

Tn-fil-tra'tion, 71. Entrance by the pores.

Tn'fi-nTte, a. Boundless ; unlimited ; immense.

Tn'fi-nite-lv, ad. Without limits ; immensely.

Tn'fJ-nite-ivess, 77. Immensity ; infinity.

Tn-fTn-i-Tes']-mal, a. Infinitely small or divided ;
less than any assignable quantity.

Tn-fTn-i-tes'i-mal, n. (Math.) An infinitely
small quantity.

In-fTn'i-tive, a. Not limited. — (Oram.) The r«-
finitive mood expresses the action or meaning of a
verb, without limiting it to number or person.

In-fJn'i-tOde, 7(. Infinity; immensity.

JN-FlN't-TY, 77. The quality or state of being infi.
nite ; immensity ; endless number.

in-firm', a. Disabled of body ; not firm ; not
sound ; zceak ; feeble ; irresolute.

In-firm'a-rv, 77. A residence for the sick ; a hos-
pital for the sick poor.

In-firm' !-T¥, 71. State of being infirm ; debility;
weakness : — failing ; fault : — disease.

Tn-f'irm'ness, !i. Weakness ; feebleness.

IN-Fix', V. a. To drive in ; to set ; to fasten.

In-flame', v. a. To set on fire ; to enkindle : —
to provoke ; to irritate.

In-flame', v. n. To grow hot, angry, or painful.

Jn-flamed', p. a.. Incensed ; irritated.

In-flam'er, 71. The person or thing that inflames.

Jn-flXm-ma-bie'i-tYj?). duality of catching fire.

Jn-flXm'MA-ble, a. That may lie inflamed or set
on fire ; ignitible ; combustible ; fiery.

In-flam'ma-ble-ness, 77. Quality of catching
fire ; inflammability.

Tn-flam-ma'tion, 77. State of being inflamed : —
a swelling and redness, attended by heat.

In-flXm'ma-TO-rv, a. Tending to inflame : tend-
ing to excite animosity or disturbance ; fiery.

In-feate', v. a. To swell with wind ; to piifFup,

{n-fla'tion, 77. Act of inflating ; flatulence

iN-FLiiCT', V. a. To bend ; tp turn ; to vary by
deviation : — to vary by terminatitms, as verbs.

|N-FLEc'TIpN, 77. Act of inflecting; curvature;
a bending : — modulation of the voice. — (Orain.)
The variation of nouns and verbs.

Jn-flEc'tive, a. Having the power of bending.

IN-FLfix-l-BlL'l-TY, 71. State of being inflexible.

(N-FLEx'i-BLE, a. That cannot be bent ; stilF;
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In-FLEx'I-BLE-nEss, n. Stiffness ; inflexibility.
iN-FLEX'i-BLY, ad. With firmness ; invariably.

In-flict', v. a. To lay on ; to apply ; to impose.
iN-FLlCT':5R, 71. One who inflicts or punishes.

In-flic'TION, n. Act of inflicting ; punishment.
iN-FLic'TlVE, a. Tending to inflict ; imposing.
iN-Fl.<?-RES'CENCE,». {Bot.) The collection of

flowers on a plant ; act of flowering ; flowers.
In'FLU-ence, n. An impulsive or directing pow-
er ; invisible power ; a power known only by its
effects: — authority ; credit; sway ; bias.
In'flu-ENCE, v. a. To act upon ; to bias ; to modi-
fy ; to prepossess ; to persuade ; to prejudice.
In-flu-en'tiaIj, a. Exerting influence or power.
In-flu-en'tial-LY, ad. With influence.

In-flu-en'za, n. [It.] An epidemic catarrh.

In'fliJx, n. Act of flowing in ; infusion ; power.

iN-FLtJx'ioN (in-fluk'shun), n. Infusion ; influx.

JN-FLtJx'iVE, a. Having a tendency to flow. [R.]

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

In-fo'li-ate, v. a. To cover with leaves.

|n-FORM', v. a. To instruct ; to acquaint ; to ap-
prise : — [to animate ; to give life to. Milton.]

Syn. — Inform the public ; instruct or teach a
pupil ; acquaint a friend, and apprise him of danger.

Jn-form', v. n. To give intelligence.

In-for'MAL, a. Not in the usual form ; irregular.

In-for-mal'i-TY, n. Want of regular form

In-for'mal-Ly, ad. Without attention to form.

Jn-form'ant, n. One who informs ; informer.
Syn. — A friendly informant ; an odious informer.

In fdr'ma pcM'per-ts, [L.] {Law.) In the form or
condition of a pauper.

In-for-Ma'tion, n. Intelligence given ; instruc-
tion: — a charge or accusation exhibited.

Jn-form'ER, n. One who informs : — an accuser.

iN-FOR'Ml-DA-BLE, a. Not formidable.

In fo'ro cSn-sci-Sn'ti-iz (kon-she-en'she-e), [L.]
Before the tribunal of conscience.

Jn-fract', v. a. To break ; to violate.

In-frXc'tion, n. The act of breaking ; violation.

In-frac'tor, n. A breaker ; a violator.

iN-FRAN'^i-BLE, a. Not to be broken ; inviolable.

In-fre'quence, In. State of being infrequent ;

In-fre'quen-cy, ( rareness.

1n-fre'QUENT, a. Not frequent ; rare ; uncommon.

iN-FRlqi'l-DATE, V. a. To chill ; to make cold.

iN-FRiqi-l-DA'TlpN, 71. Act of rendering cold.

JN-FRfNqtE' (in-frinj'), v. a. To violate ; to break.
Syn. — Infringe rights ; violate engagements ;
break or transgress laws.

iN-FRiNqtE'MENT, 7),. A breach ; a violation.

In-frin^'er, n. One who infringes ; a violator.

In-fu'ri-^^te, a. Enraged ; raging ; furious ; mad.

iN-FU'RJ-XTE, V. a. To render furious or insane.

In-fijs'cate, v. a. To darken ; to obscure.

iN-Fys-CA'TlQN, n. The act of darkening.

In-fO§e', v. a. To pour in ; to instil ; to inspire.

In-FuI'er, n. One who infuses.

iN-FU-si-Bil.'1-TY, n. State of being infusible.

1n-fu'§!-ble, a. That may be infused : — incapa-
ble of ifusion ; not fusible.

In-fO'^ION (in-fu'zhun), n. Act of infusing; in-
stillation : — suggestion : — liquor infused.

In-fu'sive, a. Having the power of infusion.



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