Words whose second letter is N

An () This word is properly an adjective, but is commonly called the indefinite article. It is used before nouns of the singular number only, and signifies one, or any, but somewhat less emphatically. In such expressions as "twice an hour," "once an age," a shilling an ounce (see 2d A, 2), it has a distributive force, and is equivalent to each, every.

An (conj.) If; -- a word used by old English authors.

Ana- () A prefix in words from the Greek, denoting up, upward, throughout, backward, back, again, anew.

Ana (adv.) Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or, contracted, aa), / ij., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces.

-ana () A suffix to names of persons or places, used to denote a collection of notable sayings, literary gossip, anecdotes, etc. Thus, Scaligerana is a book containing the sayings of Scaliger, Johnsoniana of Johnson, etc.

Anabaptism (n.) The doctrine of the Anabaptists.

Anabaptist (n.) A name sometimes applied to a member of any sect holding that rebaptism is necessary for those baptized in infancy.

Anabaptistic (a.) Alt. of Anabaptistical

Anabaptistical (a.) Relating or attributed to the Anabaptists, or their doctrines.

Anabaptistry (n.) The doctrine, system, or practice, of Anabaptists.

Anabaptize (v. t.) To rebaptize; to rechristen; also, to rename.

Anabas (n.) A genus of fishes, remarkable for their power of living long out of water, and of making their way on land for considerable distances, and for climbing trees; the climbing fishes.

Anabasis (n.) A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called "The Anabasis."

Anabasis (n.) The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation.

Anabatic (a.) Pertaining to anabasis; as, an anabatic fever.

Anabolic (a.) Pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature.

Anabolism (n.) The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from katabolism.

Anacamptic (a.) Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).

Anacamptically (adv.) By reflection; as, echoes are sound produced anacamptically.

Anacamptics (n.) The science of reflected light, now called catoptrics.

Anacamptics (n.) The science of reflected sounds.

Anacanthini (n. pl.) Alt. of Anacanths

Anacanths (n. pl.) A group of teleostean fishes destitute of spiny fin-rays, as the cod.

Anacanthous (a.) Spineless, as certain fishes.

Anacardiaceous (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, a family, or order, of plants of which the cashew tree is the type, and the species of sumac are well known examples.

Anacardic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the cashew nut; as, anacardic acid.

Anacardium (n.) A genus of plants including the cashew tree. See Cashew.

Anacathartic (a.) Producing vomiting or expectoration.

Anacathartic (n.) An anacathartic medicine; an expectorant or an emetic.

Anacharis (n.) A fresh-water weed of the frog's-bit family (Hydrocharidaceae), native to America. Transferred to England it became an obstruction to navigation. Called also waterweed and water thyme.

Anachoret (a.) Alt. of Anachoretical

Anachoretical (a.) See Anchoret, Anchoretic.

Anachorism (n.) An error in regard to the place of an event or a thing; a referring something to a wrong place.

Anachronic (a.) Alt. of Anachronical

Anachronical (a.) Characterized by, or involving, anachronism; anachronistic.

Anachronism (n.) A misplacing or error in the order of time; an error in chronology by which events are misplaced in regard to each other, esp. one by which an event is placed too early; falsification of chronological relation.

Anachronistic (a.) Erroneous in date; containing an anachronism.

Anachronize (v. t.) To refer to, or put into, a wrong time.

Anachronous (a.) Containing an anachronism; anachronistic.

Anaclastic (a.) Produced by the refraction of light, as seen through water; as, anaclastic curves.

Anaclastic (a.) Springing back, as the bottom of an anaclastic glass.

Anaclastics (n.) That part of optics which treats of the refraction of light; -- commonly called dioptrics.

Anacoenosis (n.) A figure by which a speaker appeals to his hearers or opponents for their opinion on the point in debate.

Anacoluthic (a.) Lacking grammatical sequence.

Anacoluthon (n.) A want of grammatical sequence or coherence in a sentence; an instance of a change of construction in a sentence so that the latter part does not syntactically correspond with the first part.

Anaconda (n.) A large South American snake of the Boa family (Eunectes murinus), which lives near rivers, and preys on birds and small mammals. The name is also applied to a similar large serpent (Python tigris) of Ceylon.

Anacreontic (a.) Pertaining to, after the manner of, or in the meter of, the Greek poet Anacreon; amatory and convivial.

Anacreontic (n.) A poem after the manner of Anacreon; a sprightly little poem in praise of love and wine.

Anacrotic (a.) Pertaining to anachronism.

Anacrotism (n.) A secondary notch in the pulse curve, obtained in a sphygmographic tracing.

Anacrusis (n.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.

Anadem (n.) A garland or fillet; a chaplet or wreath.

Anadiplosis (n.) A repetition of the last word or any prominent word in a sentence or clause, at the beginning of the next, with an adjunct idea; as, "He retained his virtues amidst all his misfortunes -- misfortunes which no prudence could foresee or prevent."

Anadrom (n.) A fish that leaves the sea and ascends rivers.

Anadromous (a.) Ascending rivers from the sea, at certain seasons, for breeding, as the salmon, shad, etc.

Anadromous (a.) Tending upwards; -- said of terns in which the lowest secondary segments are on the upper side of the branch of the central stem.

Anaemia (a.) A morbid condition in which the blood is deficient in quality or in quantity.

Anaemic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaemia.

Anaerobic (a.) Relating to, or like, anaerobies; anaerobiotic.

Anaerobies (n. pl.) Microorganisms which do not require oxygen, but are killed by it.

Anaerobiotic (a.) Related to, or of the nature of, anaerobies.

Anaesthesia (n.) Entire or partial loss or absence of feeling or sensation; a state of general or local insensibility produced by disease or by the inhalation or application of an anaesthetic.

Anaesthesis (n.) See Anaesthesia.

Anaesthetic (a.) Capable of rendering insensible; as, anaesthetic agents.

Anaesthetic (a.) Characterized by, or connected with, insensibility; as, an anaesthetic effect or operation.

Anaesthetic (n.) That which produces insensibility to pain, as chloroform, ether, etc.

Anaesthetization (n.) The process of anaesthetizing; also, the condition of the nervous system induced by anaesthetics.

Anaesthetize (v. t.) To render insensible by an anaesthetic.

Anaglyph (n.) Any sculptured, chased, or embossed ornament worked in low relief, as a cameo.

Anaglyphic (a.) Alt. of Anaglyphical

Anaglyphical (a.) Pertaining to the art of chasing or embossing in relief; anaglyptic; -- opposed to diaglyptic or sunk work.

Anaglyphic (n.) Work chased or embossed relief.

Anaglyptic (a.) Relating to the art of carving, enchasing, or embossing in low relief.

Anaglyptics (n.) The art of carving in low relief, embossing, etc.

Anaglyptograph (n.) An instrument by which a correct engraving of any embossed object, such as a medal or cameo, can be executed.

Anaglyptographic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaglyptography; as, anaglyptographic engraving.

Anaglyptography (n.) The art of copying works in relief, or of engraving as to give the subject an embossed or raised appearance; -- used in representing coins, bas-reliefs, etc.

Anagnorisis (n.) The unfolding or denouement.

Anagoge (n.) An elevation of mind to things celestial.

Anagoge (n.) The spiritual meaning or application; esp. the application of the types and allegories of the Old Testament to subjects of the New.

Anagogic (a.) Alt. of Anagogical

Anagogical (a.) Mystical; having a secondary spiritual meaning; as, the rest of the Sabbath, in an anagogical sense, signifies the repose of the saints in heaven; an anagogical explication.

Anagogics (n. pl.) Mystical interpretations or studies, esp. of the Scriptures.

Anagogy (n.) Same as Anagoge.

Anagram (n.) Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in its usual wider sense, the change or one word or phrase into another by the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned into I moyl in law.

Anagram (v. t.) To anagrammatize.

Anagrammatic (a.) Alt. of Anagrammatical

Anagrammatical (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or making, an anagram.

Anagrammatism (n.) The act or practice of making anagrams.

Anagrammatist (n.) A maker anagrams.

Anagrammatize (v. t.) To transpose, as the letters of a word, so as to form an anagram.

Anagraph (n.) An inventory; a record.

Anakim (n. pl.) Alt. of Anaks

Anaks (n. pl.) A race of giants living in Palestine.

Anal (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the anus; as, the anal fin or glands.

Analcime (n.) A white or flesh-red mineral, of the zeolite family, occurring in isometric crystals. By friction, it acquires a weak electricity; hence its name.

Analcite (n.) Analcime.

Analectic (a.) Relating to analects; made up of selections; as, an analectic magazine.

Analects (n. pl.) Alt. of Analecta

Analecta (n. pl.) A collection of literary fragments.

Analemma (n.) An orthographic projection of the sphere on the plane of the meridian, the eye being supposed at an infinite distance, and in the east or west point of the horizon.

Analemma (n.) An instrument of wood or brass, on which this projection of the sphere is made, having a movable horizon or cursor; -- formerly much used in solving some common astronomical problems.

Analemma (n.) A scale of the sun's declination for each day of the year, drawn across the torrid zone on an artificial terrestrial globe.

Analepsis () Alt. of Analepsy

Analepsy () Recovery of strength after sickness.

Analepsy () A species of epileptic attack, originating from gastric disorder.

Analeptic (a.) Restorative; giving strength after disease.

Analeptic (n.) A restorative.

Analgesia (n.) Absence of sensibility to pain.

Anallagmatic (a.) Not changed in form by inversion.

Anallantoic (a.) Without, or not developing, an allantois.

Anallantoidea (n. pl.) The division of Vertebrata in which no allantois is developed. It includes amphibians, fishes, and lower forms.

Analogal (a.) Analogous.

Analogic (a.) Of or belonging to analogy.

Analogical (a.) Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or implying analogy.

Analogical (a.) Having analogy; analogous.

Analogically (adv.) In an analogical sense; in accordance with analogy; by way of similitude.

Analogicalness (n.) Quality of being analogical.

Analogism (n.) an argument from the cause to the effect; an a priori argument.

Analogism (n.) Investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other.

Analogist (n.) One who reasons from analogy, or represent, by analogy.

Analogize (v. i.) To employ, or reason by, analogy.

Analogon (n.) Analogue.

Analogous (a.) Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to.

Analogue (n.) That which is analogous to, or corresponds with, some other thing.

Analogue (n.) A word in one language corresponding with one in another; an analogous term; as, the Latin "pater" is the analogue of the English "father."

Analogue (n.) An organ which is equivalent in its functions to a different organ in another species or group, or even in the same group; as, the gill of a fish is the analogue of a lung in a quadruped, although the two are not of like structural relations.

Analogue (n.) A species in one genus or group having its characters parallel, one by one, with those of another group.

Analogue (n.) A species or genus in one country closely related to a species of the same genus, or a genus of the same group, in another: such species are often called representative species, and such genera, representative genera.

Analogies (pl. ) of Analogy

Analogy (n.) A resemblance of relations; an agreement or likeness between things in some circumstances or effects, when the things are otherwise entirely different. Thus, learning enlightens the mind, because it is to the mind what light is to the eye, enabling it to discover things before hidden.

Analogy (n.) A relation or correspondence in function, between organs or parts which are decidedly different.

Analogy (n.) Proportion; equality of ratios.

Analogy (n.) Conformity of words to the genius, structure, or general rules of a language; similarity of origin, inflection, or principle of pronunciation, and the like, as opposed to anomaly.

Analyse (n.) Alt. of Analyser

Analyser (n.) Same as Analyze, Analyzer, etc.

Analyses (pl. ) of Analysis

Analysis (n.) A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; an examination of the component parts of a subject, each separately, as the words which compose a sentence, the tones of a tune, or the simple propositions which enter into an argument. It is opposed to synthesis.

Analysis (n.) The separation of a compound substance, by chemical processes, into its constituents, with a view to ascertain either (a) what elements it contains, or (b) how much of each element is present. The former is called qualitative, and the latter quantitative analysis.

Analysis (n.) The tracing of things to their source, and the resolving of knowledge into its original principles.

Analysis (n.) The resolving of problems by reducing the conditions that are in them to equations.

Analysis (n.) A syllabus, or table of the principal heads of a discourse, disposed in their natural order.

Analysis (n.) A brief, methodical illustration of the principles of a science. In this sense it is nearly synonymous with synopsis.

Analysis (n.) The process of ascertaining the name of a species, or its place in a system of classification, by means of an analytical table or key.

Analyst (n.) One who analyzes; formerly, one skilled in algebraical geometry; now commonly, one skilled in chemical analysis.

Analytic (a.) Alt. of Analytical

Analytical (a.) Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic.

Analytically (adv.) In an analytical manner.

Analytics (n.) The science of analysis.

Analyzable (a.) That may be analyzed.

Analyzation (n.) The act of analyzing, or separating into constituent parts; analysis.

Analyzed (imp. & p. p.) of Analyze

Analyzing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Analyze

Analyze (v. t.) To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.

Analyzer (n.) One who, or that which, analyzes.

Analyzer (n.) The part of a polariscope which receives the light after polarization, and exhibits its properties.

Anamese (a.) Of or pertaining to Anam, to southeastern Asia.

Anamese (n.) A native of Anam.

Anamnesis (n.) A recalling to mind; recollection.

Anamnestic (a.) Aiding the memory; as, anamnestic remedies.

Anamniotic (a.) Without, or not developing, an amnion.

Anamorphism (n.) A distorted image.

Anamorphism (n.) A gradual progression from one type to another, generally ascending.

Anamorphosis (n.) A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, appears regular and in proportion; a deformation of an image.

Anamorphosis (n.) Same as Anamorphism, 2.

Anamorphosis (n.) A morbid or monstrous development, or change of form, or degeneration.

Anamorphosy (n.) Same as Anamorphosis.

Anan (interj.) An expression equivalent to What did you say? Sir? Eh?

Ananas (n.) The pineapple (Ananassa sativa).

Anandrous (a.) Destitute of stamens, as certain female flowers.

Anangular (a.) Containing no angle.

Anantherous (a.) Destitute of anthers.

Ananthous (a.) Destitute of flowers; flowerless.

Anapaest () Alt. of Anapaestic

Anapaestic () Same as Anapest, Anapestic.

Anapest (n.) A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first two short, or unaccented, the last long, or accented (/ / -); the reverse of the dactyl. In Latin d/-/-tas, and in English in-ter-vene#, are examples of anapests.

Anapest (n.) A verse composed of such feet.

Anapestic (a.) Pertaining to an anapest; consisting of an anapests; as, an anapestic meter, foot, verse.

Anapestic (n.) Anapestic measure or verse.

Anapestical (a.) Anapestic.

Anaphora (n.) A repetition of a word or of words at the beginning of two or more successive clauses.

Anaphrodisia (n.) Absence of sexual appetite.

Anaphrodisiac (a. & n.) Same as Antaphrodisiac.

Anaphroditic (a.) Produced without concourse of sexes.

Anaplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaplasty.

Anaplasty (n.) The art of operation of restoring lost parts or the normal shape by the use of healthy tissue.

Anaplerotic (a.) Filling up; promoting granulation of wounds or ulcers.

Anaplerotic (n.) A remedy which promotes such granulation.

Anapnograph (n.) A form of spirometer.

Anapnoic (a.) Relating to respiration.

Anapodeictic (a.) Not apodeictic; undemonstrable.

Anapophysis (n.) An accessory process in many lumbar vertebrae.

Anaptotic (a.) Having lost, or tending to lose, inflections by phonetic decay; as, anaptotic languages.

Anaptichi (pl. ) of Anaptychus

Anaptychus (n.) One of a pair of shelly plates found in some cephalopods, as the ammonites.

Anarch (n.) The author of anarchy; one who excites revolt.

Anarchal (a.) Lawless; anarchical.

Anarchic (a.) Alt. of Anarchical

Anarchical (a.) Pertaining to anarchy; without rule or government; in political confusion; tending to produce anarchy; as, anarchic despotism; anarchical opinions.

Anarchism (n.) The doctrine or practice of anarchists.

Anarchist (n.) An anarch; one who advocates anarchy of aims at the overthrow of civil government.

Anarchize (v. t.) To reduce to anarchy.

Anarchy (n.) Absence of government; the state of society where there is no law or supreme power; a state of lawlessness; political confusion.

Anarchy (n.) Hence, confusion or disorder, in general.

Anarthropoda (n. pl.) One of the divisions of Articulata in which there are no jointed legs, as the annelids; -- opposed to Arthropoda.

Anarthropodous (a.) Having no jointed legs; pertaining to Anarthropoda.

Anarthrous (a.) Used without the article; as, an anarthrous substantive.

Anarthrous (a.) Without joints, or having the joints indistinct, as some insects.

Anas (n.) A genus of water fowls, of the order Anseres, including certain species of fresh-water ducks.

Anasarca (n.) Dropsy of the subcutaneous cellular tissue; an effusion of serum into the cellular substance, occasioning a soft, pale, inelastic swelling of the skin.

Anasarcous (a.) Belonging, or affected by, anasarca, or dropsy; dropsical.

Anastaltic (a. & n.) Styptic.

Anastate (n.) One of a series of substances formed, in secreting cells, by constructive or anabolic processes, in the production of protoplasm; -- opposed to katastate.

Anastatic (a.) Pertaining to a process or a style of printing from characters in relief on zinc plates.

Anastomozed (imp. p. p.) of Anastomose

Anastomosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anastomose

Anastomose (v. i.) To inosculate; to intercommunicate by anastomosis, as the arteries and veins.

Anastomoses (pl. ) of Anastomosis

Anastomosis (n.) The inosculation of vessels, or intercommunication between two or more vessels or nerves, as the cross communication between arteries or veins.

Anastomotic (a.) Of or pertaining to anastomosis.

Anastrophe (n.) An inversion of the natural order of words; as, echoed the hills, for, the hills echoed.

Anathemas (pl. ) of Anathema

Anathema (n.) A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed.

Anathema (n.) An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.

Anathema (n.) Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.

Anathematic (a.) Alt. of Anathematical

Anathematical (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an anathema.

Anathematism (n.) Anathematization.

Anathematization (n.) The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation.

Anathematized (imp. & p. p.) of Anathematize

Anathematizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anathematize

Anathematize (v. t.) To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Hence: To condemn publicly as something accursed.

Anathematizer (n.) One who pronounces an anathema.

Anatifae (pl. ) of Anatifa

Anatifa (n.) An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus Lepas, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See Cirripedia.

Anatifer (n.) Same as Anatifa.

Anatiferous (a.) Producing ducks; -- applied to Anatifae, under the absurd notion of their turning into ducks or geese. See Barnacle.

Anatine (a.) Of or pertaining to the ducks; ducklike.

Anatocism (n.) Compound interest.

Anatomic (a.) Alt. of Anatomical

Anatomical (a.) Of or relating to anatomy or dissection; as, the anatomic art; anatomical observations.

Anatomically (adv.) In an anatomical manner; by means of dissection.

Anatomism (n.) The application of the principles of anatomy, as in art.

Anatomism (n.) The doctrine that the anatomical structure explains all the phenomena of the organism or of animal life.

Anatomist (n.) One who is skilled in the art of anatomy, or dissection.

Anatomization (n.) The act of anatomizing.

Anatomized (imp. & p. p.) of Anatomize

Anatomizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anatomize

Anatomize (v. t.) To dissect; to cut in pieces, as an animal vegetable body, for the purpose of displaying or examining the structure and use of the several parts.

Anatomize (v. t.) To discriminate minutely or carefully; to analyze.

Anatomizer (n.) A dissector.

Anatomies (pl. ) of Anatomy

Anatomy (n.) The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection.

Anatomy (n.) The science which treats of the structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.

Anatomy (n.) A treatise or book on anatomy.

Anatomy (n.) The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse.

Anatomy (n.) A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has the appearance of being so.

Anatreptic (a.) Overthrowing; defeating; -- applied to Plato's refutative dialogues.

Anatron (n.) Native carbonate of soda; natron.

Anatron (n.) Glass gall or sandiver.

Anatron (n.) Saltpeter.

Anatropal (a.) Alt. of Anatropous

Anatropous (a.) Having the ovule inverted at an early period in its development, so that the chalaza is as the apparent apex; -- opposed to orthotropous.

Anatto (n.) Same as Annotto.

Anbury (n.) Alt. of Ambury

Ambury (n.) A soft tumor or bloody wart on horses or oxen.

Ambury (n.) A disease of the roots of turnips, etc.; -- called also fingers and toes.

-ance () A suffix signifying action; also, quality or state; as, assistance, resistance, appearance, elegance. See -ancy.

Ancestor (n.) One from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any distance of time; a progenitor; a fore father.

Ancestor (n.) An earlier type; a progenitor; as, this fossil animal is regarded as the ancestor of the horse.

Ancestor (n.) One from whom an estate has descended; -- the correlative of heir.

Ancestorial (a.) Ancestral.

Ancestorially (adv.) With regard to ancestors.

Ancestral (a.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.

Ancestress (n.) A female ancestor.

Ancestry (n.) Condition as to ancestors; ancestral lineage; hence, birth or honorable descent.

Ancestry (n.) A series of ancestors or progenitors; lineage, or those who compose the line of natural descent.

Anchor (n.) A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.

Anchor (n.) Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.

Anchor (n.) Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.

Anchor (n.) An emblem of hope.

Anchor (n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.

Anchor (n.) Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.

Anchor (n.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.

Anchored (imp. & p. p.) of Anchor

Anchoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anchor

Anchor (v. t.) To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.

Anchor (v. t.) To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.

Anchor (v. i.) To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.

Anchor (v. i.) To stop; to fix or rest.

Anchor (n.) An anchoret.

Anchorable (a.) Fit for anchorage.

Anchorage (n.) The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor.

Anchorage (n.) A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor.

Anchorage (n.) The set of anchors belonging to a ship.

Anchorage (n.) Something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Anchorage (n.) Something on which one may depend for security; ground of trust.

Anchorage (n.) A toll for anchoring; anchorage duties.

Anchorage (n.) Abode of an anchoret.

Anchorate (a.) Anchor-shaped.

Anchored (a.) Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue.

Anchored (a.) Having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored cross.

Anchoress (n.) A female anchoret.

Anchoret (n.) Alt. of Anchorite

Anchorite (n.) One who renounces the world and secludes himself, usually for religious reasons; a hermit; a recluse.

Anchoretic (a.) Alt. of Anchoretical

Anchoretical (a.) Pertaining to an anchoret or hermit; after the manner of an anchoret.

Anchoretish (a.) Hermitlike.

Anchoretism (n.) The practice or mode of life of an anchoret.

Anchor-hold (n.) The hold or grip of an anchor, or that to which it holds.

Anchor-hold (n.) Hence: Firm hold: security.

Anchorite (n.) Same as Anchoret.

Anchoritess (n.) An anchoress.

Anchorless (a.) Without an anchor or stay. Hence: Drifting; unsettled.

Anchovy (n.) A small fish, about three inches in length, of the Herring family (Engraulis encrasicholus), caught in vast numbers in the Mediterranean, and pickled for exportation. The name is also applied to several allied species.

Anchovy pear () A West Indian fruit like the mango in taste, sometimes pickled; also, the tree (Grias cauliflora) bearing this fruit.

Anchusin (n.) A resinoid coloring matter obtained from alkanet root.

Anchylosed (imp. & p. p.) of Anchylose

Anchylosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anchylose

Anchylose (v. t. & i.) To affect or be affected with anchylosis; to unite or consolidate so as to make a stiff joint; to grow together into one.

Anchylosis (n.) Alt. of Ankylosis

Ankylosis (n.) Stiffness or fixation of a joint; formation of a stiff joint.

Ankylosis (n.) The union of two or more separate bones to from a single bone; the close union of bones or other structures in various animals.

Anchylotic (a.) Of or pertaining to anchylosis.

Ancient (a.) Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times before the fall of the Roman empire; -- opposed to modern; as, ancient authors, literature, history; ancient days.

Ancient (a.) Old; that has been of long duration; of long standing; of great age; as, an ancient forest; an ancient castle.

Ancient (a.) Known for a long time, or from early times; -- opposed to recent or new; as, the ancient continent.

Ancient (a.) Dignified, like an aged man; magisterial; venerable.

Ancient (a.) Experienced; versed.

Ancient (a.) Former; sometime.

Ancient (n.) Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns.

Ancient (n.) An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence.

Ancient (n.) A senior; an elder; a predecessor.

Ancient (n.) One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery.

Ancient (n.) An ensign or flag.

Ancient (n.) The bearer of a flag; an ensign.

Anciently (adv.) In ancient times.

Anciently (adv.) In an ancient manner.

Ancientness (n.) The quality of being ancient; antiquity; existence from old times.

Ancientry (n.) Antiquity; what is ancient.

Ancientry (n.) Old age; also, old people.

Ancientry (n.) Ancient lineage; ancestry; dignity of birth.

Ancienty (n.) Age; antiquity.

Ancienty (n.) Seniority.

Ancile (n.) The sacred shield of the Romans, said to have-fallen from heaven in the reign of Numa. It was the palladium of Rome.

Ancillary (a.) Subservient or subordinate, like a handmaid; auxiliary.

Ancille (n.) A maidservant; a handmaid.

Ancipital (a.) Alt. of Ancipitous

Ancipitous (a.) Two-edged instead of round; -- said of certain flattened stems, as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.

Ancistroid (a.) Hook-shaped.

Ancle (n.) See Ankle.

Ancome (n.) A small ulcerous swelling, coming suddenly; also, a whitlow.

Ancones (pl. ) of Ancon

Ancon (n.) The olecranon, or the elbow.

Ancon (n.) Alt. of Ancone

Ancone (n.) The corner or quoin of a wall, cross-beam, or rafter.

Ancone (n.) A bracket supporting a cornice; a console.

Anconal (a.) Alt. of Anconeal

Anconeal (a.) Of or pertaining to the ancon or elbow.

Anconeus (n.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.

Anconoid (a.) Elbowlike; anconal.

Ancony (n.) A piece of malleable iron, wrought into the shape of a bar in the middle, but unwrought at the ends.

-ancy () A suffix expressing more strongly than -ance the idea of quality or state; as, constancy, buoyancy, infancy.

And (conj.) A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence.

And (conj.) In order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to, especially after try, come, go.

And (conj.) It is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive.

And (conj.) If; though. See An, conj.

Andabatism (n.) Doubt; uncertainty.

Andalusite (n.) A silicate of aluminium, occurring usually in thick rhombic prisms, nearly square, of a grayish or pale reddish tint. It was first discovered in Andalusia, Spain.

Andante (a.) Moving moderately slow, but distinct and flowing; quicker than larghetto, and slower than allegretto.

Andante (n.) A movement or piece in andante time.

Andantino (a.) Rather quicker than andante; between that allegretto.

Andarac (n.) Red orpiment.

Andean (a.) Pertaining to the Andes.

Andesine (n.) A kind of triclinic feldspar found in the Andes.

Andesite (n.) An eruptive rock allied to trachyte, consisting essentially of a triclinic feldspar, with pyroxene, hornblende, or hypersthene.

Andine (a.) Andean; as, Andine flora.

Andiron (n.) A utensil for supporting wood when burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each side; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons.

Andranatomy (n.) The dissection of a human body, especially of a male; androtomy.

Androecium (n.) The stamens of a flower taken collectively.

Androgyne (n.) An hermaphrodite.

Androgyne (n.) An androgynous plant.

Androgynous (a.) Alt. of Androgynal

Androgynal (a.) Uniting both sexes in one, or having the characteristics of both; being in nature both male and female; hermaphroditic.

Androgynal (a.) Bearing both staminiferous and pistilliferous flowers in the same cluster.

Androgyny (n.) Alt. of Androgynism

Androgynism (n.) Union of both sexes in one individual; hermaphroditism.

Android (n.) Alt. of Androides

Androides (n.) A machine or automaton in the form of a human being.

Android (a.) Resembling a man.

Andromeda (n.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda.

Andromeda (n.) A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water.

Andron (n.) The apartment appropriated for the males. This was in the lower part of the house.

Andropetalous (a.) Produced by the conversion of the stamens into petals, as double flowers, like the garden ranunculus.

Androphagi (n. pl.) Cannibals; man-eaters; anthropophagi.

Androphagous (a.) Anthropophagous.

Androphore (n.) A support or column on which stamens are raised.

Androphore (n.) The part which in some Siphonophora bears the male gonophores.

Androsphinx (n.) A man sphinx; a sphinx having the head of a man and the body of a lion.

Androspore (n.) A spore of some algae, which has male functions.

Androtomous (a.) Having the filaments of the stamens divided into two parts.

Androtomy (n.) Dissection of the human body, as distinguished from zootomy; anthropotomy.

androus () A terminal combining form: Having a stamen or stamens; staminate; as, monandrous, with one stamen; polyandrous, with many stamens.

Anear (prep. & adv.) Near.

Anear (v. t. & i.) To near; to approach.

Aneath (prep. & adv.) Beneath.

Anecdotage (n.) Anecdotes collectively; a collection of anecdotes.

Anecdotal (a.) Pertaining to, or abounding with, anecdotes; as, anecdotal conversation.

Anecdote (n.) Unpublished narratives.

Anecdote (n.) A particular or detached incident or fact of an interesting nature; a biographical incident or fragment; a single passage of private life.

Anecdotic (a.) Alt. of Anecdotical

Anecdotical (a.) Pertaining to, consisting of, or addicted to, anecdotes.

Anecdotist (n.) One who relates or collects anecdotes.

Anelace (n.) Same as Anlace.

Anele (v. t.) To anoint.

Anele (v. t.) To give extreme unction to.

Anelectric (a.) Not becoming electrified by friction; -- opposed to idioelectric.

Anelectric (n.) A substance incapable of being electrified by friction.

Anelectrode (n.) The positive pole of a voltaic battery.

Anelectrotonus (n.) The condition of decreased irritability of a nerve in the region of the positive electrode or anode on the passage of a current of electricity through it.

Anemogram (n.) A record made by an anemograph.

Anemograph (n.) An instrument for measuring and recording the direction and force of the wind.

Anemographic (a.) Produced by an anemograph; of or pertaining to anemography.

Anemography (n.) A description of the winds.

Anemography (n.) The art of recording the direction and force of the wind, as by means of an anemograph.

Anemology (n.) The science of the wind.

Anemometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of the wind; a wind gauge.

Anemometric (a.) Alt. of Anemometrical

Anemometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to anemometry.

Anemometrograph (n.) An anemograph.

Anemometry (n.) The act or process of ascertaining the force or velocity of the wind.

Anemone (n.) A genus of plants of the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens.

Anemone (n.) The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone.

Anemonic (a.) An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from, the anemone, or from anemonin.

Anemonin (n.) An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from some species of anemone.

Anemony (n.) See Anemone.

Anemorphilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of the wind; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by the wind; wind-Fertilized.

Anemoscope (n.) An instrument which shows the direction of the wind; a wind vane; a weathercock; -- usually applied to a contrivance consisting of a vane above, connected in the building with a dial or index with pointers to show the changes of the wind.

Anencephalic (a.) Alt. of Anencephalous

Anencephalous (a.) Without a brain; brainless.

Anenst (a.) Alt. of Anent

Anent (a.) Over against; as, he lives anent the church.

Anent (a.) About; concerning; in respect; as, he said nothing anent this particular.

Anenterous (a.) Destitute of a stomach or an intestine.

Aneroid (a.) Containing no liquid; -- said of a kind of barometer.

Aneroid (n.) An aneroid barometer.

Anes (adv.) Once.

Anesthesia (a.) Alt. of Anesthetic

Anesthetic (a.) Same as Anaesthesia, Anaesthetic.

Anet (n.) The herb dill, or dillseed.

Anethol (n.) A substance obtained from the volatile oils of anise, fennel, etc., in the form of soft shining scales; -- called also anise camphor.

Anetic (a.) Soothing.

Aneurism (n.) A soft, pulsating, hollow tumor, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery.

Aneurismal (a.) Of or pertaining to an aneurism; as, an aneurismal tumor; aneurismal diathesis.

Anew (adv.) Over again; another time; in a new form; afresh; as, to arm anew; to create anew.

Anfractuose (a.) Anfractuous; as, anfractuose anthers.

Anfractuosities (pl. ) of Anfractuosity

Anfractuosity (n.) A state of being anfractuous, or full of windings and turnings; sinuosity.

Anfractuosity (n.) A sinuous depression or sulcus like those separating the convolutions of the brain.

Anfractuous (a.) Winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born.

Anfracture (n.) A mazy winding.

Angariation (n.) Exaction of forced service; compulsion.

Angeiology () Alt. of Angeiotomy

Angeiotomy () Same as Angiology, Angiotomy, etc.

Angel (n.) A messenger.

Angel (n.) A spiritual, celestial being, superior to man in power and intelligence. In the Scriptures the angels appear as God's messengers.

Angel (n.) One of a class of "fallen angels;" an evil spirit; as, the devil and his angels.

Angel (n.) A minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches.

Angel (n.) Attendant spirit; genius; demon.

Angel (n.) An appellation given to a person supposed to be of angelic goodness or loveliness; a darling.

Angel (n.) An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6s. 8d. to 10s.

Angelage (n.) Existence or state of angels.

Angelet (n.) A small gold coin formerly current in England; a half angel.

Angel fish () See under Angel.

Angelhood (n.) The state of being an angel; angelic nature.

Angelic (a.) Alt. of Angelical

Angelical (a.) Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine.

Angelic (a.) Of or derived from angelica; as, angelic acid; angelic ether.

Angelica (n.) An aromatic umbelliferous plant (Archangelica officinalis or Angelica archangelica) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic.

Angelica (n.) The candied leaf stalks of angelica.

Angelically (adv.) Like an angel.

Angelicalness (n.) The quality of being angelic; excellence more than human.

Angelify (v. t.) To make like an angel; to angelize.

Angelize (v. t.) To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.

Angellike (a. & adv.) Resembling an angel.

Angelolatry (n.) Worship paid to angels.

Angelology (n.) A discourse on angels, or a body of doctrines in regard to angels.

Angelophany (n.) The actual appearance of an angel to man.

Angelot (n.) A French gold coin of the reign of Louis XI., bearing the image of St. Michael; also, a piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI.

Angelot (n.) An instrument of music, of the lute kind, now disused.

Angelot (n.) A sort of small, rich cheese, made in Normandy.

Angelus (n.) A form of devotion in which three Ave Marias are repeated. It is said at morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of a bell.

Angelus (n.) The Angelus bell.

Anger (n.) Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc.

Anger (n.) A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one's self or others, or by the intent to do such injury.

Angered (imp. & p. p.) of Anger

Angering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anger

Anger (v. t.) To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame.

Anger (v. t.) To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.

Angerly (adv.) Angrily.

Angevine (a.) Of or pertaining to Anjou in France.

Angevine (n.) A native of Anjou.

Angienchyma (n.) Vascular tissue of plants, consisting of spiral vessels, dotted, barred, and pitted ducts, and laticiferous vessels.

Angina (n.) Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath.

Anginous (a.) Alt. of Anginose

Anginose (a.) Pertaining to angina or angina pectoris.

Angio- () A prefix, or combining form, in numerous compounds, usually relating to seed or blood vessels, or to something contained in, or covered by, a vessel.

Angiocarpous (a.) Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule.

Angiocarpous (a.) Having the seeds or spores covered, as in certain lichens.

Angiography (n.) A description of blood vessels and lymphatics.

Angiology (n.) That part of anatomy which treats of blood vessels and lymphatics.

Angioma (n.) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood vessels.

Angiomonospermous (a.) Producing one seed only in a seed pod.

Angioscope (n.) An instrument for examining the capillary vessels of animals and plants.

Angiosperm (n.) A plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp.

Angiospermatous (a.) Same as Angiospermous.

Angiospermous (a.) Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp.

Angiosporous (a.) Having spores contained in cells or thecae, as in the case of some fungi.

Angiostomous (a.) With a narrow mouth, as the shell of certain gastropods.

Angiotomy (n.) Dissection of the blood vessels and lymphatics of the body.

Angle (n.) The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook.

Angle (n.) The figure made by. two lines which meet.

Angle (n.) The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.

Angle (n.) A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.

Angle (n.) A name given to four of the twelve astrological "houses."

Angle (n.) A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod.

Angled (imp. & p. p.) of Angle

Angling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Angle

Angle (v. i.) To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.

Angle (v. i.) To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.

Angle (v. t.) To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.

Angled (a.) Having an angle or angles; -- used in compounds; as, right-angled, many-angled, etc.

Anglemeter (n.) An instrument to measure angles, esp. one used by geologists to measure the dip of strata.

Angler (n.) One who angles.

Angler (n.) A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.

Angles (n. pl.) An ancient Low German tribe, that settled in Britain, which came to be called Engla-land (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc.

Anglesite (n.) A native sulphate of lead. It occurs in white or yellowish transparent, prismatic crystals.

Anglewise (adv.) In an angular manner; angularly.

Angleworm (n.) A earthworm of the genus Lumbricus, frequently used by anglers for bait. See Earthworm.

Anglian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Angles.

Anglian (n.) One of the Angles.

Anglic (a.) Anglian.

Anglican (a.) English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc.

Anglican (a.) Pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England.

Anglican (n.) A member of the Church of England.

Anglican (n.) In a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in the Church of England.

Anglicanism (n.) Strong partiality to the principles and rites of the Church of England.

Anglicanism (n.) The principles of the established church of England; also, in a restricted sense, the doctrines held by the high-church party.

Anglicanism (n.) Attachment to England or English institutions.

Anglice (adv.) In English; in the English manner; as, Livorno, Anglice Leghorn.

Anglicify (v. t.) To anglicize.

Anglicism (n.) An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to the English.

Anglicism (n.) The quality of being English; an English characteristic, custom, or method.

Anglicity (n.) The state or quality of being English.

Anglicization (n.) The act of anglicizing, or making English in character.

Anglicized (imp. & p. p.) of Anglicize

Anglicizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anglicize

Anglicize (v. t.) To make English; to English; to anglify; render conformable to the English idiom, or to English analogies.

Anglified (imp. & p. p.) of Anglify

Anglifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anglify

Anglify (v. t.) To convert into English; to anglicize.

Angling (n.) The act of one who angles; the art of fishing with rod and line.

Anglo- () A combining form meaning the same as English; or English and, or English conjoined with; as, Anglo-Turkish treaty, Anglo-German, Anglo-Irish.

Anglo-Catholic (a.) Of or pertaining to a church modeled on the English Reformation; Anglican; -- sometimes restricted to the ritualistic or High Church section of the Church of England.

Anglo-Catholic (n.) A member of the Church of England who contends for its catholic character; more specifically, a High Churchman.

Anglomania (n.) A mania for, or an inordinate attachment to, English customs, institutions, etc.

Anglomaniac (n.) One affected with Anglomania.

Anglophobia (n.) Intense dread of, or aversion to, England or the English.

Anglo-Saxon (n.) A Saxon of Britain, that is, an English Saxon, or one the Saxons who settled in England, as distinguished from a continental (or "Old") Saxon.

Anglo-Saxon (n.) The Teutonic people (Angles, Saxons, Jutes) of England, or the English people, collectively, before the Norman Conquest.

Anglo-Saxon (n.) The language of the English people before the Conquest (sometimes called Old English). See Saxon.

Anglo-Saxon (n.) One of the race or people who claim descent from the Saxons, Angles, or other Teutonic tribes who settled in England; a person of English descent in its broadest sense.

Anglo-Saxon (a.) Of or pertaining to the Anglo-Saxons or their language.

Anglo-Saxondom (n.) The Anglo-Saxon domain (i. e., Great Britain and the United States, etc.); the Anglo-Saxon race.

Anglo-Saxonism (n.) A characteristic of the Anglo-Saxon race; especially, a word or an idiom of the Anglo-Saxon tongue.

Anglo-Saxonism (n.) The quality or sentiment of being Anglo-Saxon, or English in its ethnological sense.

Angola (n.) A fabric made from the wool of the Angora goat.

Angola pea () A tropical plant (Cajanus indicus) and its edible seed, a kind of pulse; -- so called from Angola in Western Africa. Called also pigeon pea and Congo pea.

Angor (n.) Great anxiety accompanied by painful constriction at the upper part of the belly, often with palpitation and oppression.

Angora (n.) A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc.

Angostura bark () An aromatic bark used as a tonic, obtained from a South American of the rue family (Galipea cusparia, / officinalis).

Angoumois moth () A small moth (Gelechia cerealella) which is very destructive to wheat and other grain. The larva eats out the interior of the grain, leaving only the shell.

Angrily (adv.) In an angry manner; under the influence of anger.

Angriness (n.) The quality of being angry, or of being inclined to anger.

Angry (superl.) Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous.

Angry (superl.) Inflamed and painful, as a sore.

Angry (superl.) Touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; -- followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing.

Angry (superl.) Showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger; as, angry words or tones; an angry sky; angry waves.

Angry (superl.) Red.

Angry (superl.) Sharp; keen; stimulated.

Anguiform (a.) Snake-shaped.

Anguilliform (a.) Eel-shaped.

Anguine (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a snake or serpent.

Anguineal (a.) Anguineous.

Anguineous (a.) Snakelike.

Anguish (n.) Extreme pain, either of body or mind; excruciating distress.

Anguish (v. t.) To distress with extreme pain or grief.

Angular (a.) Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as, an angular figure.

Angular (a.) Measured by an angle; as, angular distance.

Angular (a.) Fig.: Lean; lank; raw-boned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and appearance; an angular female.

Angular (n.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.

Angularity (n.) The quality or state of being angular; angularness.

Angularly (adv.) In an angular manner; with of at angles or corners.

Angularness (n.) The quality of being angular.

Angulate (a.) Alt. of Angulated

Angulated (a.) Having angles or corners; angled; as, angulate leaves.

Angulate (v. t.) To make angular.

Angulation (n.) A making angular; angular formation.

Angulo-dentate (a.) Angularly toothed, as certain leaves.

Angulometer (n.) An instrument for measuring external angles.

Angulose (a.) Angulous.

Angulosity (n.) A state of being angulous or angular.

Angulous (a.) Angular; having corners; hooked.

Angust (a.) Narrow; strait.

Angustate (a.) Narrowed.

Angustation (n.) The act of making narrow; a straitening or contacting.

Angustifoliate (a.) Alt. of Angustifolious

Angustifolious (a.) Having narrow leaves.

Angustura bark () See Angostura bark.

Angwantibo (n.) A small lemuroid mammal (Arctocebus Calabarensis) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail.

Anhang (v. t.) To hang.

Anharmonic (a.) Not harmonic.

Anhelation (n.) Short and rapid breathing; a panting; asthma.

Anhele (v. i.) To pant; to be breathlessly anxious or eager (for).

Anhelose (a.) Anhelous; panting.

Anhelous (a.) Short of breath; panting.

Anhima (n.) A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Palamedea cornuta). See Kamichi.

Anhinga (n.) An aquatic bird of the southern United States (Platus anhinga); the darter, or snakebird.

Anhistous (a.) Without definite structure; as, an anhistous membrane.

Anhungered (a.) Ahungered; longing.

Anhydride (n.) An oxide of a nonmetallic body or an organic radical, capable of forming an acid by uniting with the elements of water; -- so called because it may be formed from an acid by the abstraction of water.

Anhydrite (n.) A mineral of a white or a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is anhydrous sulphate of lime, and differs from gypsum in not containing water (whence the name).

Anhydrous (a.) Destitute of water; as, anhydrous salts or acids.

Ani (n.) Alt. of Ano

Ano (n.) A black bird of tropical America, the West Indies and Florida (Crotophaga ani), allied to the cuckoos, and remarkable for communistic nesting.

Anicut (n.) Alt. of Annicut

Annicut (n.) A dam or mole made in the course of a stream for the purpose of regulating the flow of a system of irrigation.

Anidiomatical (a.) Not idiomatic.

Anient (v. t.) Alt. of Anientise

Anientise (v. t.) To frustrate; to bring to naught; to annihilate.

Anigh (prep. & adv.) Nigh.

Anight (adv.) Alt. of Anights

Anights (adv.) In the night time; at night.

Anil (n.) A West Indian plant (Indigofera anil), one of the original sources of indigo; also, the indigo dye.

Anile (a.) Old-womanish; imbecile.

Anileness (n.) Anility.

Anilic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, anil; indigotic; -- applied to an acid formed by the action of nitric acid on indigo.

Anilide (n.) One of a class of compounds which may be regarded as amides in which more or less of the hydrogen has been replaced by phenyl.

Aniline (n.) An organic base belonging to the phenylamines. It may be regarded as ammonia in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced by the radical phenyl. It is a colorless, oily liquid, originally obtained from indigo by distillation, but now largely manufactured from coal tar or nitrobenzene as a base from which many brilliant dyes are made.

Aniline (a.) Made from, or of the nature of, aniline.

Anility (n.) The state of being and old woman; old-womanishness; dotage.

Animadversal (n.) The faculty of perceiving; a percipient.

Animadversion (n.) The act or power of perceiving or taking notice; direct or simple perception.

Animadversion (n.) Monition; warning.

Animadversion (n.) Remarks by way of criticism and usually of censure; adverse criticism; reproof; blame.

Animadversion (n.) Judicial cognizance of an offense; chastisement; punishment.

Animadversive (a.) Having the power of perceiving; percipient.

Animadverted (imp. & p. p.) of Animadvert

Animadverting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Animadvert

Animadvert (v. i.) To take notice; to observe; -- commonly followed by that.

Animadvert (v. i.) To consider or remark by way of criticism or censure; to express censure; -- with on or upon.

Animadvert (v. i.) To take cognizance judicially; to inflict punishment.

Animadverter (n.) One who animadverts; a censurer; also [Obs.], a chastiser.

Animal (n.) An organized living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity.

Animal (n.) One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as distinguished from man; as, men and animals.

Animal (a.) Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.

Animal (a.) Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.

Animal (a.) Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food.

Animalcular (a.) Alt. of Animalculine

Animalculine (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, animalcules.

Animalcule (n.) A small animal, as a fly, spider, etc.

Animalcule (n.) An animal, invisible, or nearly so, to the naked eye. See Infusoria.

Animalculism (n.) The theory which seeks to explain certain physiological and pathological phenomena by means of animalcules.

Animalculist (n.) One versed in the knowledge of animalcules.

Animalculist (n.) A believer in the theory of animalculism.

Animalcula (pl. ) of Animalculum

Animalculum (n.) An animalcule.

Animalish (a.) Like an animal.

Animalism (n.) The state, activity, or enjoyment of animals; mere animal life without intellectual or moral qualities; sensuality.

Animality (n.) Animal existence or nature.

Animalization (n.) The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or endowing with animal properties.

Animalization (n.) Conversion into animal matter by the process of assimilation.

Animalized (imp. & p. p.) of Animalize

Animalizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Animalize

Animalize (v. t.) To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form.

Animalize (v. t.) To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation.

Animalize (v. t.) To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize.

Animally (adv.) Physically.

Animalness (n.) Animality.

Animastic (a.) Pertaining to mind or spirit; spiritual.

Animastic (n.) Psychology.

Animated (imp. & p. p.) of Animate

Animating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Animate

Animate (v. t.) To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.

Animate (v. t.) To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of; as, to animate a lyre.

Animate (v. t.) To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.

Animate (a.) Endowed with life; alive; living; animated; lively.

Animated (a.) Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.

Animatedly (adv.) With animation.

Animater (n.) One who animates.

Animating (a.) Causing animation; life-giving; inspiriting; rousing.

Animation (n.) The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive.

Animation (n.) The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness; as, he recited the story with great animation.

Animative (a.) Having the power of giving life or spirit.

Animator (n.) One who, or that which, animates; an animater.

Anime (a.) Of a different tincture from the animal itself; -- said of the eyes of a rapacious animal.

Anime (n.) A resin exuding from a tropical American tree (Hymenaea courbaril), and much used by varnish makers.

Animism (n.) The doctrine, taught by Stahl, that the soul is the proper principle of life and development in the body.

Animism (n.) The belief that inanimate objects and the phenomena of nature are endowed with personal life or a living soul; also, in an extended sense, the belief in the existence of soul or spirit apart from matter.

Animist (n.) One who maintains the doctrine of animism.

Animistic (a.) Of or pertaining to animism.

Animose (a.) Alt. of Animous

Animous (a.) Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute.

Animoseness (n.) Vehemence of temper.

Animosities (pl. ) of Animosity

Animosity (v. t.) Mere spiritedness or courage.

Animosity (v. t.) Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.

Animi (pl. ) of Animus

Animus (n.) Animating spirit; intention; temper.

Anion (n.) An electro-negative element, or the element which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; -- opposed to cation.

Anise (n.) An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds.

Anise (n.) The fruit or seeds of this plant.

Aniseed (n.) The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it.

Anisette (n.) A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds.

Anisic (a.) Of or derived from anise; as, anisic acid; anisic alcohol.

Anisodactyla (n. pl.) Alt. of Anisodactyls

Anisodactyls (n. pl.) A group of herbivorous mammals characterized by having the hoofs in a single series around the foot, as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc.

Anisodactyls (n. pl.) A group of perching birds which are anisodactylous.

Anisodactylous (a.) Characterized by unequal toes, three turned forward and one backward, as in most passerine birds.

Anisomeric (a.) Not isomeric; not made of the same components in the same proportions.

Anisomerous (a.) Having the number of floral organs unequal, as four petals and six stamens.

Anisometric (a.) Not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts; -- said of crystals with three unequal axes.

Anisopetalous (a.) Having unequal petals.

Anisophyllous (a.) Having unequal leaves.

Anisopleura (n. pl.) A primary division of gastropods, including those having spiral shells. The two sides of the body are unequally developed.

Anisopoda (n. pl.) A division of Crustacea, which, in some its characteristics, is intermediate between Amphipoda and Isopoda.

Anisostemonous (a.) Having unequal stamens; having stamens different in number from the petals.

Anisosthenic (a.) Of unequal strength.

Anisotrope (a.) Alt. of Anisotropic

Anisotropic (a.) Not isotropic; having different properties in different directions; thus, crystals of the isometric system are optically isotropic, but all other crystals are anisotropic.

Anisotropous (a.) Anisotropic.

Anker (n.) A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8/ imperial gallons.

Ankerite (n.) A mineral closely related to dolomite, but containing iron.

Ankle (n.) The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus.

Ankled (a.) Having ankles; -- used in composition; as, well-ankled.

Anklet (n.) An ornament or a fetter for the ankle; an ankle ring.

Ankylose (v. t. & i.) Same as Anchylose.

Ankylosis (n.) Same as Anchylosis.

Anlace (n.) A broad dagger formerly worn at the girdle.

Ann (n.) Alt. of Annat

Annat (n.) A half years's stipend, over and above what is owing for the incumbency, due to a minister's heirs after his decease.

Anna (n.) An East Indian money of account, the sixteenth of a rupee, or about 2/ cents.

Annal (n.) See Annals.

Annalist (n.) A writer of annals.

Annalistic (a.) Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.

Annalize (v. t.) To record in annals.

Annals (n. pl.) A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened.

Annals (n. pl.) Historical records; chronicles; history.

Annals (n. pl.) The record of a single event or item.

Annals (n. pl.) A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries, transactions of societies, etc.; as "Annals of Science."

Annats (n. pl.) Alt. of Annates

Annates (n. pl.) The first year's profits of a spiritual preferment, anciently paid by the clergy to the pope; first fruits. In England, they now form a fund for the augmentation of poor livings.

Annealed (imp. & p. p.) of Anneal

Annealing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anneal

Anneal (v. t.) To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly, as glass, cast iron, steel, or other metal, for the purpose of rendering it less brittle; to temper; to toughen.

Anneal (v. t.) To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.

Annealer (n.) One who, or that which, anneals.

Annealing (n.) The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.

Annealing (n.) The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.

Annectent (a.) Connecting; annexing.

Annelid (a.) Alt. of Annelidan

Annelidan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida.

Annelidan (n.) One of the Annelida.

Annelida (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the Chaetopoda, including the Oligochaeta or earthworms and Polychaeta or marine worms; and the Hirudinea or leeches. See Chaetopoda.

Annelidous (a.) Of the nature of an annelid.

Annellata (n. pl.) See Annelida.

Anneloid (n.) An animal resembling an annelid.

Annexed (imp. & p. p.) of Annex

Annexing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annex

Annex (v. t.) To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to.

Annex (v. t.) To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.

Annex (v. t.) To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.

Annex (v. i.) To join; to be united.

Annex (n.) Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.

Annexation (v. t.) The act of annexing; process of attaching, adding, or appending; the act of connecting; union; as, the annexation of Texas to the United States, or of chattels to the freehold.

Annexation (v. t.) The union of property with a freehold so as to become a fixture. Bouvier. (b) (Scots Law) The appropriation of lands or rents to the crown.

Annexationist (n.) One who favors annexation.

Annexer (n.) One who annexes.

Annexion (n.) Annexation.

Annexionist (n.) An annexationist.

Annexment (n.) The act of annexing, or the thing annexed; appendage.

Annihilable (a.) Capable of being annihilated.

Annihilated (imp. & p. p.) of Annihilate

Annihilating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annihilate

Annihilate (v. t.) To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be.

Annihilate (v. t.) To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees.

Annihilate (v. t.) To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.

Annihilate (a.) Annihilated.

Annihilation (n.) The act of reducing to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation.

Annihilation (n.) The state of being annihilated.

Annihilationist (n.) One who believes that eternal punishment consists in annihilation or extinction of being; a destructionist.

Annihilative (a.) Serving to annihilate; destructive.

Annihilator (n.) One who, or that which, annihilates; as, a fire annihilator.

Annihilatory (a.) Annihilative.

Anniversarily (adv.) Annually.

Anniversary (a.) Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast.

Anniversaries (pl. ) of Anniversary

Anniversary (n.) The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

Anniversary (n.) The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope.

Anniversary (n.) The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day.

Anniverse (n.) Anniversary.

Annodated (a.) Curved somewhat in the form of the letter S.

Anno Domini () In the year of the Christian era; as, a. d. 1887.

Annominate (v. t.) To name.

Annomination (n.) Paronomasia; punning.

Annomination (n.) Alliteration.

Annotated (imp. & p. p.) of Annotate

Annotating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annotate

Annotate (n.) To explain or criticize by notes; as, to annotate the works of Bacon.

Annotate (v. i.) To make notes or comments; -- with on or upon.

Annotation (n.) A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; -- usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.

Annotationist (n.) An annotator.

Annotative (a.) Characterized by annotations; of the nature of annotation.

Annotator (n.) A writer of annotations; a commentator.

Annotatory (a.) Pertaining to an annotator; containing annotations.

Annotine (n.) A bird one year old, or that has once molted.

Annotinous (a.) A year old; in Yearly growths.

Annotto (n.) Alt. of Arnotto

Arnotto (n.) A red or yellowish-red dyeing material, prepared from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America. It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc.

Announced (imp. & p. p.) of Announce

Announcing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Announce

Announce (v. t.) To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.

Announce (v. t.) To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.

Announcement (n.) The act of announcing, or giving notice; that which announces; proclamation; publication.

Announcer (n.) One who announces.

Annoyed (imp. & p. p.) of Annoy

Annoying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annoy

Annoy (n.) To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks.

Annoy (n.) To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.

Annoy (n.) A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.

Annoyance (n.) The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.

Annoyance (n.) That which annoys.

Annoyer (n.) One who, or that which, annoys.

Annoyful (a.) Annoying.

Annoying (a.) That annoys; molesting; vexatious.

Annoyous (a.) Troublesome; annoying.

Annual (a.) Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.

Annual (a.) Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth.

Annual (a.) Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.

Annual (n.) A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year.

Annual (n.) Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant.

Annual (n.) A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.

Annualist (n.) One who writes for, or who edits, an annual.

Annually (adv.) Yearly; year by year.

Annuary (a.) Annual.

Annuary (n.) A yearbook.

Annueler (n.) A priest employed in saying annuals, or anniversary Masses.

Annuent (a.) Nodding; as, annuent muscles (used in nodding).

Annuitant (n.) One who receives, or its entitled to receive, an annuity.

Annuities (pl. ) of Annuity

Annuity (n.) A sum of money, payable yearly, to continue for a given number of years, for life, or forever; an annual allowance.

Annulled (imp. & p. p.) of Annul

Annulling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annul

Annul (a.) To reduce to nothing; to obliterate.

Annul (a.) To make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with; -- used appropriately of laws, decrees, edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by component authority.

Annular (a.) Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers.

Annular (a.) Banded or marked with circles.

Annularity (n.) Annular condition or form; as, the annularity of a nebula.

Annularry (adv.) In an annular manner.

Annulary (a.) Having the form of a ring; annular.

Annulata (n. pl.) A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See Annelida.

Annulate (n.) One of the Annulata.

Annulate (a.) Alt. of Annulated

Annulated (a.) Furnished with, or composed of, rings; ringed; surrounded by rings of color.

Annulated (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annulata.

Annulation (n.) A circular or ringlike formation; a ring or belt.

Annulet (n.) A little ring.

Annulet (n.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc., used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital.

Annulet (n.) A little circle borne as a charge.

Annulet (n.) A narrow circle of some distinct color on a surface or round an organ.

Annullable (a.) That may be Annulled.

Annuller (n.) One who annuls.

Annulment (n.) The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.

Annuloid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annuloida.

Annuloida (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, including the annelids and allied groups; sometimes made to include also the helminths and echinoderms.

Annulosa (n. pl.) A division of the Invertebrata, nearly equivalent to the Articulata. It includes the Arthoropoda and Anarthropoda. By some zoologists it is applied to the former only.

Annulosan (n.) One of the Annulosa.

Annulose (a.) Furnished with, or composed of, rings or ringlike segments; ringed.

Annulose (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annulosa.

Annuli (pl. ) of Annulus

Annulus (n.) A ring; a ringlike part or space.

Annulus (n.) A space contained between the circumferences of two circles, one within the other.

Annulus (n.) The solid formed by a circle revolving around a line which is the plane of the circle but does not cut it.

Annulus (n.) Ring-shaped structures or markings, found in, or upon, various animals.

Annumerate (v. t.) To add on; to count in.

Annumeration (n.) Addition to a former number.

Annunciable (a.) That may be announced or declared; declarable.

Annunciated (imp. & p. p.) of Annunciate

Annunciating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annunciate

Annunciate (v. t.) To announce.

Annunciate (p. p. & a.) Foretold; preannounced.

Annunciation (n.) The act of announcing; announcement; proclamation; as, the annunciation of peace.

Annunciation (n.) The announcement of the incarnation, made by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary.

Annunciation (n.) The festival celebrated (March 25th) by the Church of England, of Rome, etc., in memory of the angel's announcement, on that day; Lady Day.

Annunciative (a.) Pertaining to annunciation; announcing.

Annunciator (n.) One who announces. Specifically: An officer in the church of Constantinople, whose business it was to inform the people of the festivals to be celebrated.

Annunciator (n.) An indicator (as in a hotel) which designates the room where attendance is wanted.

Annunciatory (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, announcement; making known.

Anoa (n.) A small wild ox of Celebes (Anoa depressicornis), allied to the buffalo, but having long nearly straight horns.

Anode (n.) The positive pole of an electric battery, or more strictly the electrode by which the current enters the electrolyte on its way to the other pole; -- opposed to cathode.

Anodon (n.) A genus of fresh-water bivalves, having no teeth at the hinge.

Anodyne (a.) Serving to assuage pain; soothing.

Anodyne (a.) Any medicine which allays pain, as an opiate or narcotic; anything that soothes disturbed feelings.

Anodynous (a.) Anodyne.

Anoil (v. t.) To anoint with oil.

Anointed (imp. & p. p.) of Anoint

Anointing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anoint

Anoint (v. t.) To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.

Anoint (v. t.) To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.

Anoint (p. p.) Anointed.

Anointer (n.) One who anoints.

Anointment (n.) The act of anointing, or state of being anointed; also, an ointment.

Anolis (n.) A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanidae. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.

Anomal (n.) Anything anomalous.

Anomaliped (a.) Alt. of Anomalipede

Anomalipede (a.) Having anomalous feet.

Anomaliped (n.) One of a group of perching birds, having the middle toe more or less united to the outer and inner ones.

Anomalism (n.) An anomaly; a deviation from rule.

Anomalistic (a.) Alt. of Anomalistical

Anomalistical (a.) Irregular; departing from common or established rules.

Anomalistical (a.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.

Anomalistically (adv.) With irregularity.

Anomaloflorous (a.) Having anomalous flowers.

Anomalous (a.) Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal; irregular; as, an anomalous proceeding.

Anomalously (adv.) In an anomalous manner.

Anomalousness (n.) Quality of being anomalous.

Anomalies (pl. ) of Anomaly

Anomaly (n.) Deviation from the common rule; an irregularity; anything anomalous.

Anomaly (n.) The angular distance of a planet from its perihelion, as seen from the sun. This is the true anomaly. The eccentric anomaly is a corresponding angle at the center of the elliptic orbit of the planet. The mean anomaly is what the anomaly would be if the planet's angular motion were uniform.

Anomaly (n.) The angle measuring apparent irregularities in the motion of a planet.

Anomaly (n.) Any deviation from the essential characteristics of a specific type.

Anomia (n.) A genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated for attachment.

Anomophyllous (a.) Having leaves irregularly placed.

Anomura (n. pl.) Alt. of Anomoura

Anomoura (n. pl.) A group of decapod Crustacea, of which the hermit crab in an example.

Anomural (a.) Alt. of Anomuran

Anomuran (a.) Irregular in the character of the tail or abdomen; as, the anomural crustaceans.

Anomuran (n.) One of the Anomura.

Anomy (n.) Disregard or violation of law.

Anon (adv.) Straightway; at once.

Anon (adv.) Soon; in a little while.

Anon (adv.) At another time; then; again.

Anona (n.) A genus of tropical or subtropical plants of the natural order Anonaceae, including the soursop.

Anonaceous (a.) Pertaining to the order of plants including the soursop, custard apple, etc.

Anonym (n.) One who is anonymous; also sometimes used for "pseudonym."

Anonym (n.) A notion which has no name, or which can not be expressed by a single English word.

Anonymity (n.) The quality or state of being anonymous; anonymousness; also, that which anonymous.

Anonymous (a.) Nameless; of unknown name; also, of unknown or unavowed authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; an anonymous pamphlet or letter.

Anonymously (adv.) In an anonymous manner; without a name.

Anonymousness (n.) The state or quality of being anonymous.

Anophyte (n.) A moss or mosslike plant which cellular stems, having usually an upward growth and distinct leaves.

Anopla (n. pl.) One of the two orders of Nemerteans. See Nemertina.

Anoplothere (n.) Alt. of Anoplotherium

Anoplotherium (n.) A genus of extinct quadrupeds of the order Ungulata, whose were first found in the gypsum quarries near Paris; characterized by the shortness and feebleness of their canine teeth (whence the name).

Anoplura (n. pl.) A group of insects which includes the lice.

Anopsia (a.) Alt. of Anopsy

Anopsy (a.) Want or defect of sight; blindness.

Anorexia (n.) Alt. of Anorexy

Anorexy (n.) Want of appetite, without a loathing of food.

Anormal (a.) Not according to rule; abnormal.

Anorn (v. t.) To adorn.

Anorthic (a.) Having unequal oblique axes; as, anorthic crystals.

Anorthite (n.) A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar.

Anorthoscope (n.) An optical toy for producing amusing figures or pictures by means of two revolving disks, on one of which distorted figures are painted.

Anosmia (n.) Loss of the sense of smell.

Another (pron. & a.) One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.

Another (pron. & a.) Not the same; different.

Another (pron. & a.) Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else.

Another-gaines (a.) Of another kind.

Another-gates (a.) Of another sort.

Another-guess (a.) Of another sort.

Anotta (n.) See Annotto.

Anoura (n.) See Anura.

Anourous (a.) See Anurous.

Ansae (pl. ) of Ansa

Ansa (n.) A name given to either of the projecting ends of Saturn's ring.

Ansated (a.) Having a handle.

Anserated (a.) Having the extremities terminate in the heads of eagles, lions, etc.; as, an anserated cross.

Anseres (n. pl.) A Linnaean order of aquatic birds swimming by means of webbed feet, as the duck, or of lobed feet, as the grebe. In this order were included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.

Anseriformes (n. pl.) A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms.

Anserine (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a goose, or the skin of a goose.

Anserine (a.) Pertaining to the Anseres.

Anserous (a.) Resembling a goose; silly; simple.

Answered (imp. & p. p.) of Answer

Answering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Answer

Answer (n.) To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation.

Answer (n.) To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to.

Answer (n.) To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute.

Answer (n.) To be or act in return or response to.

Answer (n.) To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, demand; as, he answered my claim upon him; the servant answered the bell.

Answer (n.) To render account to or for.

Answer (n.) To atone; to be punished for.

Answer (n.) To be opposite to; to face.

Answer (n.) To be or act an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay.

Answer (n.) To be or act in accommodation, conformity, relation, or proportion to; to correspond to; to suit.

Answer (v. i.) To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response.

Answer (v. i.) To make a satisfactory response or return.

Answer (v. i.) To render account, or to be responsible; to be accountable; to make amends; as, the man must answer to his employer for the money intrusted to his care.

Answer (v. i.) To be or act in return.

Answer (v. i.) To be or act by way of compliance, fulfillment, reciprocation, or satisfaction; to serve the purpose; as, gypsum answers as a manure on some soils.

Answer (v. i.) To be opposite, or to act in opposition.

Answer (v. i.) To be or act as an equivalent, or as adequate or sufficient; as, a very few will answer.

Answer (v. i.) To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; -- usually with to.

Answer (n.) A reply to a change; a defense.

Answer (n.) Something said or written in reply to a question, a call, an argument, an address, or the like; a reply.

Answer (n.) Something done in return for, or in consequence of, something else; a responsive action.

Answer (n.) A solution, the result of a mathematical operation; as, the answer to a problem.

Answer (n.) A counter-statement of facts in a course of pleadings; a confutation of what the other party has alleged; a responsive declaration by a witness in reply to a question. In Equity, it is the usual form of defense to the complainant's charges in his bill.

Answerable (a.) Obliged to answer; liable to be called to account; liable to pay, indemnify, or make good; accountable; amenable; responsible; as, an agent is answerable to his principal; to be answerable for a debt, or for damages.

Answerable (a.) Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer.

Answerable (a.) Correspondent; conformable; hence, comparable.

Answerable (a.) Proportionate; commensurate; suitable; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.

Answerable (a.) Equal; equivalent; adequate.

Answerableness (n.) The quality of being answerable, liable, responsible, or correspondent.

Answerably (adv.) In an answerable manner; in due proportion or correspondence; suitably.

Answerer (n.) One who answers.

Answerless (a.) Having no answer, or impossible to be answered.

An 't () An it, that is, and it or if it. See An, conj.

An't () A contraction for are and am not; also used for is not; -- now usually written ain't.

Ant- () See Anti-, prefix.

-ant () A suffix sometimes marking the agent for action; as, merchant, covenant, servant, pleasant, etc. Cf. -ent.

Ant (n.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linnaean genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire.

Antae (pl. ) of Anta

Anta (n.) A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

Antacid (n.) A remedy for acidity of the stomach, as an alkali or absorbent.

Antacid (a.) Counteractive of acidity.

Antacrid (a.) Corrective of acrimony of the humors.

Antaean (a.) Pertaining to Antaeus, a giant athlete slain by Hercules.

Antagonism (n.) Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.

Antagonist (n.) One who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; an opponent.

Antagonist (n.) A muscle which acts in opposition to another; as a flexor, which bends a part, is the antagonist of an extensor, which extends it.

Antagonist (n.) A medicine which opposes the action of another medicine or of a poison when absorbed into the blood or tissues.

Antagonist (a.) Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy.

Antagonistic (a.) Alt. of Antagonistical

Antagonistical (a.) Opposing in combat, combating; contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.

Antagonized (imp. & p. p.) of Antagonize

Antagonozing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Antagonize

Antagonize (v. t.) To contend with; to oppose actively; to counteract.

Antagonize (v. i.) To act in opposition.

Antagony (n.) Contest; opposition; antagonism.

Antalgic (a.) Alleviating pain.

Antalgic (n.) A medicine to alleviate pain; an anodyne.

Antalkali (n.) Alt. of Antalkaline

Antalkaline (n.) Anything that neutralizes, or that counteracts an alkaline tendency in the system.

Antalkaline (a.) Of power to counteract alkalies.

Antambulacral (a.) Away from the ambulacral region.

Antanaclasis (n.) A figure which consists in repeating the same word in a different sense; as, Learn some craft when young, that when old you may live without craft.

Antanaclasis (n.) A repetition of words beginning a sentence, after a long parenthesis; as, Shall that heart (which not only feels them, but which has all motions of life placed in them), shall that heart, etc.

Antanagoge (n.) A figure which consists in answering the charge of an adversary, by a counter charge.

Antaphrodisiac (a.) Capable of blunting the venereal appetite.

Antaphrodisiac (n.) Anything that quells the venereal appetite.

Antaphroditic (a.) Antaphrodisiac.

Antaphroditic (a.) Antisyphilitic.

Antaphroditic (n.) An antaphroditic medicine.

Antapoplectic (a.) Good against apoplexy.

Antapoplectic (n.) A medicine used against apoplexy.

Antarchism (n.) Opposition to government in general.

Antarchist (n.) One who opposes all government.

Antarchistic (a.) Alt. of Antarchistical

Antarchistical (a.) Opposed to all human government.

Antarctic (a.) Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23! 28/. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.

Antares (n.) The principal star in Scorpio: -- called also the Scorpion's Heart.

Antarthritic (a.) Counteracting or alleviating gout.

Antarthritic (n.) A remedy against gout.

Antasthmatic (a.) Opposing, or fitted to relieve, asthma.

Antasthmatic (n.) A remedy for asthma.

Ant-bear (n.) An edentate animal of tropical America (the Tamanoir), living on ants. It belongs to the genus Myrmecophaga.

Ant bird () See Ant bird, under Ant, n.

Ant-cattle (n.) Various kinds of plant lice or aphids tended by ants for the sake of the honeydew which they secrete. See Aphips.

Ante- () A Latin preposition and prefix; akin to Gr. 'anti`, Skr. anti, Goth. and-, anda- (only in comp.), AS. and-, ond-, (only in comp.: cf. Answer, Along), G. ant-, ent- (in comp.). The Latin ante is generally used in the sense of before, in regard to position, order, or time, and the Gr. 'anti` in that of opposite, or in the place of.

Ante (n.) Each player's stake, which is put into the pool before (ante) the game begins.

Ante (v. t. & i.) To put up (an ante).

Anteact (n.) A preceding act.

Anteal (a.) Being before, or in front.

Ant-eater (n.) One of several species of edentates and monotremes that feed upon ants. See Ant-bear, Pangolin, Aard-vark, and Echidna.

Antecedaneous (a.) Antecedent; preceding in time.

Antecede (v. t. & i.) To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass.

Antecedence (n.) The act or state of going before in time; precedence.

Antecedence (n.) An apparent motion of a planet toward the west; retrogradation.

Antecedency (n.) The state or condition of being antecedent; priority.

Antecedent (a.) Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.

Antecedent (a.) Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.

Antecedent (n.) That which goes before in time; that which precedes.

Antecedent (n.) One who precedes or goes in front.

Antecedent (n.) The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history.

Antecedent (n.) The noun to which a relative refers; as, in the sentence "Solomon was the prince who built the temple," prince is the antecedent of who.

Antecedent (n.) The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must move.

Antecedent (n.) The first of the two propositions which constitute an enthymeme or contracted syllogism; as, Every man is mortal; therefore the king must die.

Antecedent (n.) The first of the two terms of a ratio; the first or third of the four terms of a proportion. In the ratio a:b, a is the antecedent, and b the consequent.

Antecedently (adv.) Previously; before in time; at a time preceding; as, antecedently to conversion.

Antecessor (n.) One who goes before; a predecessor.

Antecessor (n.) An ancestor; a progenitor.

Antechamber (n.) A chamber or apartment before the chief apartment and leading into it, in which persons wait for audience; an outer chamber. See Lobby.

Antechamber (n.) A space viewed as the outer chamber or the entrance to an interior part.

Antechapel (n.) The outer part of the west end of a collegiate or other chapel.

Antecians (n. pl.) See Ant/cians.

Antecommunion (n.) A name given to that part of the Anglican liturgy for the communion, which precedes the consecration of the elements.

Antecursor (n.) A forerunner; a precursor.

Antedate (n.) Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the actual date.

Antedate (n.) Anticipation.

Antedated (imp. & p. p.) of Antedate

Antedating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Antedate

Antedate (v. t.) To date before the true time; to assign to an earlier date; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond is to give it a date anterior to the true time of its execution.

Antedate (v. t.) To precede in time.

Antedate (v. t.) To anticipate; to make before the true time.

Antediluvial (a.) Before the flood, or Deluge, in Noah's time.

Antediluvian (a.) Of or relating to the period before the Deluge in Noah's time; hence, antiquated; as, an antediluvian vehicle.

Antediluvian (n.) One who lived before the Deluge.

Antefact (n.) Something done before another act.

Antefixes (pl. ) of Antefix

Antefixa (pl. ) of Antefix

Antefix (n.) An ornament fixed upon a frieze.

Antefix (n.) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the joint tiles of the roof.

Antefix (n.) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice, sometimes pierced for the escape of water.

Anteflexion (n.) A displacement forward of an organ, esp. the uterus, in such manner that its axis is bent upon itself.

Ant egg () One of the small white egg-shaped pupae or cocoons of the ant, often seen in or about ant-hills, and popularly supposed to be eggs.

Antelope (n.) One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.

Antelucan (a.) Held or being before light; -- a word applied to assemblies of Christians, in ancient times of persecution, held before light in the morning.

Antemeridian (a.) Being before noon; in or pertaining to the forenoon. (Abbrev. a. m.)

Antemetic (a.) Tending to check vomiting.

Antemetic (n.) A remedy to check or allay vomiting.

Antemosaic (a.) Being before the time of Moses.

Antemundane (a.) Being or occurring before the creation of the world.

Antemural (n.) An outwork of a strong, high wall, with turrets, in front of the gateway (as of an old castle), for defending the entrance.

Antenatal (a.) Before birth.

Antenicene (a.) Of or in the Christian church or era, anterior to the first council of Nice, held a. d. 325; as, antenicene faith.

Antennae (pl. ) of Antenna

Antenna (n.) A movable, articulated organ of sensation, attached to the heads of insects and Crustacea. There are two in the former, and usually four in the latter. They are used as organs of touch, and in some species of Crustacea the cavity of the ear is situated near the basal joint. In insects, they are popularly called horns, and also feelers. The term in also applied to similar organs on the heads of other arthropods and of annelids.

Antennal (a.) Belonging to the antennae.

Antenniferous (a.) Bearing or having antennae.

Antenniform (a.) Shaped like antennae.

Antennule (n.) A small antenna; -- applied to the smaller pair of antennae or feelers of Crustacea.

Antenumber (n.) A number that precedes another.

Antenuptial (a.) Preceding marriage; as, an antenuptial agreement.

Anteorbital (a. & n.) Same as Antorbital.

Antepaschal (a.) Pertaining to the time before the Passover, or before Easter.

Antepast (n.) A foretaste.

Antependium (n.) The hangings or screen in front of the altar; an altar cloth; the frontal.

Antepenult (n.) Alt. of Antepenultima

Antepenultima (n.) The last syllable of a word except two, as -syl- in monosyllable.

Antepenultimate (a.) Of or pertaining to the last syllable but two.

Antepenultimate (n.) The antepenult.

Antephialtic (a.) Good against nightmare.

Antephialtic (n.) A remedy nightmare.

Antepileptic (a.) Good against epilepsy.

Antepileptic (n.) A medicine for epilepsy.

Antepone (v. t.) To put before; to prefer.

Anteport (n.) An outer port, gate, or door.

Anteportico (n.) An outer porch or vestibule.

Anteposition (n.) The placing of a before another, which, by ordinary rules, ought to follow it.

Anteprandial (a.) Preceding dinner.

Antepredicament (n.) A prerequisite to a clear understanding of the predicaments and categories, such as definitions of common terms.

Anterior (a.) Before in time; antecedent.

Anterior (a.) Before, or toward the front, in place; as, the anterior part of the mouth; -- opposed to posterior.

Anteriority (n.) The state of being anterior or preceding in time or in situation; priority.

Anteriorly (adv.) In an anterior manner; before.

Anteroom (n.) A room before, or forming an entrance to, another; a waiting room.

Antero- () A combining form meaning anterior, front; as, antero-posterior, front and back; antero-lateral, front side, anterior and at the side.

Antes (n. pl.) Antae. See Anta.

Antestature (n.) A small intrenchment or work of palisades, or of sacks of earth.

Antestomach (n.) A cavity which leads into the stomach, as in birds.

Antetemple (n.) The portico, or narthex in an ancient temple or church.

Anteversion (n.) A displacement of an organ, esp. of the uterus, in such manner that its whole axis is directed further forward than usual.

Antevert (v. t.) To prevent.

Antevert (v. t.) To displace by anteversion.

Anthelia (pl. ) of Anthelion

Anthelion (n.) A halo opposite the sun, consisting of a colored ring or rings around the shadow of the spectator's own head, as projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank.

Anthelix (n.) Same as Antihelix.

Anthelmintic (a.) Good against intestinal worms.

Anthelmintic (n.) An anthelmintic remedy.

Anthem (n.) Formerly, a hymn sung in alternate parts, in present usage, a selection from the Psalms, or other parts of the Scriptures or the liturgy, set to sacred music.

Anthem (n.) A song or hymn of praise.

Anthem (v. t.) To celebrate with anthems.

Anthemion () A floral ornament. See Palmette

Anthemis (n.) Chamomile; a genus of composite, herbaceous plants.

Anthemwise (adv.) Alternately.

Anther (n.) That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary.

Antheridia (pl. ) of Antheridium

Antheridium (n.) The male reproductive apparatus in the lower, consisting of a cell or other cavity in which spermatozoids are produced; -- called also spermary.

Antheriferous (a.) Producing anthers, as plants.

Antheriferous (a.) Supporting anthers, as a part of a flower.

Antheriform (a.) Shaped like an anther; anther-shaped.

Antherogenous (a.) Transformed from anthers, as the petals of a double flower.

Antheroid (a.) Resembling an anther.

Antherozoid (n.) Alt. of Antherozooid

Antherozooid (n.) One of the mobile male reproductive bodies in the antheridia of cryptogams.

Anthesis (n.) The period or state of full expansion in a flower.

Ant-hill (n.) A mound thrown up by ants or by termites in forming their nests.

Anthobian (n.) A beetle which feeds on flowers.

Anthobranchia (n. pl.) A division of nudibranchiate Mollusca, in which the gills form a wreath or cluster upon the posterior part of the back. See Nudibranchiata, and Doris.

Anthocarpous (a.) Having some portion of the floral envelopes attached to the pericarp to form the fruit, as in the checkerberry, the mulberry, and the pineapple.

Anthocyanin (n.) Same as Anthokyan.

Anthodium (n.) The inflorescence of a compound flower in which many florets are gathered into a involucrate head.

Anthography (n.) A description of flowers.

Anthoid (a.) Resembling a flower; flowerlike.

Anthokyan (n.) The blue coloring matter of certain flowers. Same as Cyanin.

Antholite (n.) A fossil plant, like a petrified flower.

Anthological (a.) Pertaining to anthology; consisting of beautiful extracts from different authors, especially the poets.

Anthologist (n.) One who compiles an anthology.

Anthology (n.) A discourse on flowers.

Anthology (n.) A collection of flowers; a garland.

Anthology (n.) A collection of flowers of literature, that is, beautiful passages from authors; a collection of poems or epigrams; -- particularly applied to a collection of ancient Greek epigrams.

Anthology (n.) A service book containing a selection of pieces for the festival services.

Anthomania (n.) A extravagant fondness for flowers.

Anthony's Fire () See Saint Anthony's Fire, under Saint.

Anthophagous (a.) Eating flowers; -- said of certain insects.

Anthophore (n.) The stipe when developed into an internode between calyx and corolla, as in the Pink family.

Anthophorous (a.) Flower bearing; supporting the flower.

Anthophyllite (n.) A mineral of the hornblende group, of a yellowish gray or clove brown color.

Anthorism (n.) A description or definition contrary to that which is given by the adverse party.

Anthotaxy (n.) The arrangement of flowers in a cluster; the science of the relative position of flowers; inflorescence.

Anthozoa (n. pl.) The class of the Coelenterata which includes the corals and sea anemones. The three principal groups or orders are Acyonaria, Actinaria, and Madreporaria.

Anthozoan (a.) Pertaining to the Anthozoa.

Anthozoan (n.) One of the Anthozoa.

Anthozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Anthozoa.

Anthracene (n.) A solid hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2H2.C6H4, which accompanies naphthalene in the last stages of the distillation of coal tar. Its chief use is in the artificial production of alizarin.

Anthracic (a.) Of or relating to anthrax; as, anthracic blood.

Anthraciferous (a.) Yielding anthracite; as, anthraciferous strata.

Anthracite (n.) A hard, compact variety of mineral coal, of high luster, differing from bituminous coal in containing little or no bitumen, in consequence of which it burns with a nearly non luminous flame. The purer specimens consist almost wholly of carbon. Also called glance coal and blind coal.

Anthracitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, anthracite; as, anthracitic formations.

Anthracoid (a.) Resembling anthrax in action; of the nature of anthrax; as, an anthracoid microbe.

Anthracomancy (n.) Divination by inspecting a burning coal.

Anthracometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the amount of carbonic acid in a mixture.

Anthracometric (a.) Of or pertaining to an anthracometer.

Anthraconite (n.) A coal-black marble, usually emitting a fetid smell when rubbed; -- called also stinkstone and swinestone.

Anthraquinone (n.) A hydrocarbon, C6H4.C2O2.C6H4, subliming in shining yellow needles. It is obtained by oxidation of anthracene.

Anthrax (n.) A carbuncle.

Anthrax (n.) A malignant pustule.

Anthrax (n.) A microscopic, bacterial organism (Bacillus anthracis), resembling transparent rods. [See Illust. under Bacillus.]

Anthrax (n.) An infectious disease of cattle and sheep. It is ascribed to the presence of a rod-shaped bacterium (Bacillus anthracis), the spores of which constitute the contagious matter. It may be transmitted to man by inoculation. The spleen becomes greatly enlarged and filled with bacteria. Called also splenic fever.

Anthrenus (n.) A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The common "museum pest" is A. varius; the carpet beetle is A. scrophulariae. The larvae are commonly confounded with moths.

Anthropic (a.) Alt. of Anthropical

Anthropical (a.) Like or related to man; human.

Anthropidae (n. pl.) The group that includes man only.

Anthropocentric (a.) Assuming man as the center or ultimate end; -- applied to theories of the universe or of any part of it, as the solar system.

Anthropogenic (a.) Of or pertaining to anthropogeny.

Anthropogeny (n.) The science or study of human generation, or the origin and development of man.

Anthropoglot (n.) An animal which has a tongue resembling that of man, as the parrot.

Anthropography (n.) That branch of anthropology which treats of the actual distribution of the human race in its different divisions, as distinguished by physical character, language, institutions, and customs, in contradistinction to ethnography, which treats historically of the origin and filiation of races and nations.

Anthropoid (a.) Resembling man; -- applied especially to certain apes, as the ourang or gorilla.

Anthropoid (n.) An anthropoid ape.

Anthropoidal (a.) Anthropoid.

Anthropoidea (n. pl.) The suborder of primates which includes the monkeys, apes, and man.

Anthropolatry (n.) Man worship.

Anthropolite (n.) A petrifaction of the human body, or of any portion of it.

Anthropologic (a.) Alt. of Anthropological

Anthropological (a.) Pertaining to anthropology; belonging to the nature of man.

Anthropologist (n.) One who is versed in anthropology.

Anthropology (n.) The science of the structure and functions of the human body.

Anthropology (n.) The science of man; -- sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.

Anthropology (n.) That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God.

Anthropomancy (n.) Divination by the entrails of human being.

Anthropometric (a.) Alt. of Anthropometrical

Anthropometrical (a.) Pertaining to anthropometry.

Anthropometry (n.) Measurement of the height and other dimensions of human beings, especially at different ages, or in different races, occupations, etc.

Anthropomorpha (n. pl.) The manlike, or anthropoid, apes.

Anthropomorphic (a.) Of or pertaining to anthropomorphism.

Anthropomorphism (n.) The representation of the Deity, or of a polytheistic deity, under a human form, or with human attributes and affections.

Anthropomorphism (n.) The ascription of human characteristics to things not human.

Anthropomorphist (n.) One who attributes the human form or other human attributes to the Deity or to anything not human.

Anthropomorphite (n.) One who ascribes a human form or human attributes to the Deity or to a polytheistic deity. Taylor. Specifically, one of a sect of ancient heretics who believed that God has a human form, etc. Tillotson.

Anthropomorphitic (a.) to anthropomorphism.

Anthropomorphitism (n.) Anthropomorphism.

Anthropomorphize (v. t. & i.) To attribute a human form or personality to.

Anthropomorphology (n.) The application to God of terms descriptive of human beings.

Anthropomorphosis (n.) Transformation into the form of a human being.

Anthropomorphous (a.) Having the figure of, or resemblance to, a man; as, an anthropomorphous plant.

Anthropopathic (a.) Alt. of Anthropopathical

Anthropopathical (a.) Of or pertaining to anthropopathy.

Anthropopathism (n.) Alt. of Anthropopathy

Anthropopathy (n.) The ascription of human feelings or passions to God, or to a polytheistic deity.

Anthropophagi (n. pl.) Man eaters; cannibals.

Anthropophagic (a.) Alt. of Anthropophagical

Anthropophagical (a.) Relating to cannibalism or anthropophagy.

Anthropophaginian (n.) One who east human flesh.

Anthropophagite (n.) A cannibal.

Anthropophagous (a.) Feeding on human flesh; cannibal.

Anthropophagy (n.) The eating of human flesh; cannibalism.

Anthropophuism (n.) Human nature.

Anthroposcopy (n.) The art of discovering or judging of a man's character, passions. and inclinations from a study of his visible features.

Anthroposophy (n.) Knowledge of the nature of man; hence, human wisdom.

Anthropotomical (a.) Pertaining to anthropotomy, or the dissection of human bodies.

Anthropotomist (n.) One who is versed in anthropotomy, or human anatomy.

Anthropotomy (n.) The anatomy or dissection of the human body; androtomy.

Anthypnotic () See Antihypnotic.

Anthypochondriac (a. & n.) See Antihypochondriac.

Anthysteric (a. & n.) See Antihysteric.

Anti () A prefix meaning against, opposite or opposed to, contrary, or in place of; -- used in composition in many English words. It is often shortened to ant-; as, antacid, antarctic.

Antiae (n. pl.) The two projecting feathered angles of the forehead of some birds; the frontal points.

Antialbumid (n.) A body formed from albumin by pancreatic and gastric digestion. It is convertible into antipeptone.

Antialbumose (n.) See Albumose.

Anti-American (a.) Opposed to the Americans, their aims, or interests, or to the genius of American institutions.

Antiaphrodisiac (a. & n.) Same as Antaphrodisiac.

Antiapoplectic (a. & n.) Same as Antapoplectic.

Antiar (n.) A Virulent poison prepared in Java from the gum resin of one species of the upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria).

Antiarin (n.) A poisonous principle obtained from antiar.

Antiasthmatic (a. & n.) Same as Antasthmatic.

Antiattrition (n.) Anything to prevent the effects of friction, esp. a compound lubricant for machinery, etc., often consisting of plumbago, with some greasy material; antifriction grease.

Antibacchius (n.) A foot of three syllables, the first two long, and the last short (#).

Antibillous (a.) Counteractive of bilious complaints; tending to relieve biliousness.

Antibrachial (a.) Of or pertaining to the antibrachium, or forearm.

Antibrachium (n.) That part of the fore limb between the brachium and the carpus; the forearm.

Antibromic (n.) An agent that destroys offensive smells; a deodorizer.

Antiburgher (n.) One who seceded from the Burghers (1747), deeming it improper to take the Burgess oath.

Antic (a.) Old; antique.

Antic (a.)

Antic (a.) Odd; fantastic; fanciful; grotesque; ludicrous.

Antic (n.) A buffoon or merry-andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations; the Fool of the old play.

Antic (n.) An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure.

Antic (n.) A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper.

Antic (n.) A grotesque representation.

Antic (n.) An antimask.

Anticked (imp. & p. p.) of Antic

Antickt () of Antic

Antic (v. t.) To make appear like a buffoon.

Antic (v. i.) To perform antics.

Anticatarrhal (a.) Efficacious against catarrh.

Anticatarrhal (n.) An anticatarrhal remedy.

Anticathode (n.) The part of a vacuum tube opposite the cathode. Upon it the cathode rays impinge.

Anticausodic (a. & n.) Same as Anticausotic.

Anticausotic (a.) Good against an inflammatory fever.

Anticausotic (n.) A remedy for such a fever.

Antichamber (n.) See Antechamber.

Antichlor (n.) Any substance (but especially sodium hyposulphite) used in removing the excess of chlorine left in paper pulp or stuffs after bleaching.

Antichrist (n.) A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist, person or power, expected to precede Christ's second coming.

Antichristian (a.) Opposed to the Christian religion.

Antichristianism (n.) Alt. of Antichristianity

Antichristianity (n.) Opposition or contrariety to the Christian religion.

Antichristianly (adv.) In an antichristian manner.

Antichronical (a.) Deviating from the proper order of time.

Antichronism (n.) Deviation from the true order of time; anachronism.

Antichthones (pl. ) of Antichthon

Antichthon (n.) A hypothetical earth counter to ours, or on the opposite side of the sun.

Antichthon (n.) Inhabitants of opposite hemispheres.

Anticipant (a.) Anticipating; expectant; -- with of.

Anticipated (imp. & p. p.) of Anticipate

Anticipating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anticipate

Anticipate (v. t.) To be before in doing; to do or take before another; to preclude or prevent by prior action.

Anticipate (v. t.) To take up or introduce beforehand, or before the proper or normal time; to cause to occur earlier or prematurely; as, the advocate has anticipated a part of his argument.

Anticipate (v. t.) To foresee (a wish, command, etc.) and do beforehand that which will be desired.

Anticipate (v. t.) To foretaste or foresee; to have a previous view or impression of; as, to anticipate the pleasures of a visit; to anticipate the evils of life.

Anticipation (n.) The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.

Anticipation (n.) Previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven.

Anticipation (n.) Hasty notion; intuitive preconception.

Anticipation (n.) The commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord.

Anticipative (a.) Anticipating, or containing anticipation.

Anticipator (n.) One who anticipates.

Anticipatory (a.) Forecasting; of the nature of anticipation.

Anticivic (n.) Opposed to citizenship.

Anticivism (n.) Opposition to the body politic of citizens.

Anticlastic (a.) Having to opposite curvatures, that is, curved longitudinally in one direction and transversely in the opposite direction, as the surface of a saddle.

Anticlimax (n.) A sentence in which the ideas fall, or become less important and striking, at the close; -- the opposite of climax. It produces a ridiculous effect.

Anticlinal (a.) Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See Synclinal.

Anticlinal (n.) The crest or line in which strata slope or dip in opposite directions.

Anticlinoria (pl. ) of Anticlinorium

Anticlinorium (n.) The upward elevation of the crust of the earth, resulting from a geanticlinal.

Anticly (adv.) Oddly; grotesquely.

Antic-mask (n.) An antimask.

Anticness (n.) The quality of being antic.

Anticonstitutional (a.) Opposed to the constitution; unconstitutional.

Anticontagious (a.) Opposing or destroying contagion.

Anticonvulsive (a.) Good against convulsions.

Anticor (n.) A dangerous inflammatory swelling of a horse's breast, just opposite the heart.

Anticous (a.) Facing toward the axis of the flower, as in the introrse anthers of the water lily.

Anticyclone (n.) A movement of the atmosphere opposite in character, as regards direction of the wind and distribution of barometric pressure, to that of a cyclone.

Antidotal (a.) Having the quality an antidote; fitted to counteract the effects of poison.

Antidotary (a.) Antidotal.

Antidote (n.) A remedy to counteract the effects of poison, or of anything noxious taken into the stomach; -- used with against, for, or to; as, an antidote against, for, or to, poison.

Antidote (n.) Whatever tends to prevent mischievous effects, or to counteract evil which something else might produce.

Antidote (v. t.) To counteract or prevent the effects of, by giving or taking an antidote.

Antidote (v. t.) To fortify or preserve by an antidote.

Antidotical (a.) Serving as an antidote.

Antidromous (a.) Changing the direction in the spiral sequence of leaves on a stem.

Antidysenteric (a.) Good against dysentery.

Antidysenteric (n.) A medicine for dysentery.

Antiemetic (a. / n.) Same as Antemetic.

Antiephialtic (a. & n.) Same as Antephialtic.

Antiepileptic (a. & n.) Same as Antepileptic.

Antifebrile (a. & n.) Febrifuge.

Antifebrine (n.) Acetanilide.

Anti-federalist (n.) One of party opposed to a federative government; -- applied particularly to the party which opposed the adoption of the constitution of the United States.

Antifriction (n.) Something to lessen friction; antiattrition.

Antifriction (a.) Tending to lessen friction.

Antigalastic (a.) Causing a diminution or a suppression of the secretion of milk.

Anti-Gallican (a.) Opposed to what is Gallic or French.

Antigraph (n.) A copy or transcript.

Antiguggler (n.) A crooked tube of metal, to be introduced into the neck of a bottle for drawing out the liquid without disturbing the sediment or causing a gurgling noise.

Antihelix (n.) The curved elevation of the cartilage of the ear, within or in front of the helix. See Ear.

Antihemorrhagic (a.) Tending to stop hemorrhage.

Antihemorrhagic (n.) A remedy for hemorrhage.

Antihydrophobic (a.) Counteracting or preventing hydrophobia.

Antihydrophobic (n.) A remedy for hydrophobia.

Antihydropic (a.) Good against dropsy.

Antihydropic (n.) A remedy for dropsy.

Antihypnotic (a.) Tending to prevent sleep.

Antihypnotic (n.) An antihypnotic agent.

Antihypochondriac (a.) Counteractive of hypochondria.

Antihypochondriac (n.) A remedy for hypochondria.

Antihysteric (a.) Counteracting hysteria.

Antihysteric (n.) A remedy for hysteria.

Antiicteric (a.) Good against jaundice.

Antiicteric (n.) A remedy for jaundice.

Antilegomena (n. pl.) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical. These are the Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistles of James and Jude, the second Epistle of Peter, the second and third Epistles of John, and the Revelation. The undisputed books are called the Homologoumena.

Antilibration (n.) A balancing; equipoise.

Antilithic (a.) Tending to prevent the formation of urinary calculi, or to destroy them when formed.

Antilithic (n.) An antilithic medicine.

Antilogarithm (n.) The number corresponding to a logarithm. The word has been sometimes, though rarely, used to denote the complement of a given logarithm; also the logarithmic cosine corresponding to a given logarithmic sine.

Antilogous (a.) Of the contrary name or character; -- opposed to analogous.

Antilogies (pl. ) of Antilogy

Antilogy (n.) A contradiction between any words or passages in an author.

Antiloimic (n.) A remedy against the plague.

Antilopine (a.) Of or relating to the antelope.

Antiloquist (n.) A contradicter.

Antiloquy (n.) Contradiction.

Antilyssic (a. & n.) Antihydrophobic.

Antimacassar (n.) A cover for the back or arms of a chair or sofa, etc., to prevent them from being soiled by macassar or other oil from the hair.

Antimagistrical (a.) Opposed to the office or authority of magistrates.

Antimalarial (a.) Good against malaria.

Antimask (n.) A secondary mask, or grotesque interlude, between the parts of a serious mask.

Antimason (n.) One opposed to Freemasonry.

Antimasonry (n.) Opposition to Freemasonry.

Antimephitic (a.) Good against mephitic or deleterious gases.

Antimephitic (n.) A remedy against mephitic gases.

Antimere (n.) One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants.

Antimetabole (n.) A figure in which the same words or ideas are repeated in transposed order.

Antimetathesis (n.) An antithesis in which the members are repeated in inverse order.

Antimeter (n.) A modification of the quadrant, for measuring small angles.

Antimonarchic () Alt. of Antimonarchical

Antimonarchical () Opposed to monarchial government.

Antimonarchist (n.) An enemy to monarchial government.

Antimonate (n.) A compound of antimonic acid with a base or basic radical.

Antimonial (a.) Of or pertaining to antimony.

Antimonial (n.) A preparation or medicine containing antimony.

Antimoniated (a.) Combined or prepared with antimony; as, antimoniated tartar.

Antimonic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, antimony; -- said of those compounds of antimony in which this element has its highest equivalence; as, antimonic acid.

Antimonious (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, antimony; -- said of those compounds of antimony in which this element has an equivalence next lower than the highest; as, antimonious acid.

Antimonite (n.) A compound of antimonious acid and a base or basic radical.

Antimonite (n.) Stibnite.

Antimoniureted (a.) Combined with or containing antimony; as, antimoniureted hydrogen.

Antimony (n.) An elementary substance, resembling a metal in its appearance and physical properties, but in its chemical relations belonging to the class of nonmetallic substances. Atomic weight, 120. Symbol, Sb.

Antinational (a.) Antagonistic to one's country or nation, or to a national government.

Antinephritic (a.) Counteracting, or deemed of use in, diseases of the kidneys.

Antinephritic (n.) An antinephritic remedy.

Antinomian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Antinomians; opposed to the doctrine that the moral law is obligatory.

Antinomian (n.) One who maintains that, under the gospel dispensation, the moral law is of no use or obligation, but that faith alone is necessary to salvation. The sect of Antinomians originated with John Agricola, in Germany, about the year 1535.

Antinomianism (n.) The tenets or practice of Antinomians.

Antinomist (n.) An Antinomian.

Antinomies (pl. ) of Antinomy

Antinomy (n.) Opposition of one law or rule to another law or rule.

Antinomy (n.) An opposing law or rule of any kind.

Antinomy (n.) A contradiction or incompatibility of thought or language; -- in the Kantian philosophy, such a contradiction as arises from the attempt to apply to the ideas of the reason, relations or attributes which are appropriate only to the facts or the concepts of experience.

Antiochian (a.) Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers.

Antiochian (a.) Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria.

Antiodontalgic (a.) Efficacious in curing toothache.

Antiodontalgic (n.) A remedy for toothache.

Antiorgastic (a.) Tending to allay venereal excitement or desire; sedative.

Antipapal (a.) Opposed to the pope or to popery.

Antiparallel (a.) Running in a contrary direction.

Antiparallels (n. pl.) Straight lines or planes which make angles in some respect opposite in character to those made by parallel lines or planes.

Antiparalytic (a.) Good against paralysis.

Antiparalytic (n.) A medicine for paralysis.

Antiparalytical (a.) Antiparalytic.

Antipathetic (a.) Alt. of Antipathetical

Antipathetical (a.) Having a natural contrariety, or constitutional aversion, to a thing; characterized by antipathy; -- often followed by to.

Antipathic (a.) Belonging to antipathy; opposite; contrary; allopathic.

Antipathist (n.) One who has an antipathy.

Antipathize (v. i.) To feel or show antipathy.

Antipathous (a.) Having a natural contrariety; adverse; antipathetic.

Antipathies (pl. ) of Antipathy

Antipathy (n.) Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.

Antipathy (n.) Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.

Antipeptone (n.) A product of gastric and pancreatic digestion, differing from hemipeptone in not being decomposed by the continued action of pancreatic juice.

Antiperiodic (n.) A remedy possessing the property of preventing the return of periodic paroxysms, or exacerbations, of disease, as in intermittent fevers.

Antiperistaltic (a.) Opposed to, or checking motion; acting upward; -- applied to an inverted action of the intestinal tube.

Antiperistasis (n.) Opposition by which the quality opposed asquires strength; resistance or reaction roused by opposition or by the action of an opposite principle or quality.

Antiperistatic (a.) Pertaining to antiperistasis.

Antipetalous (a.) Standing before a petal, as a stamen.

Antipharmic (a.) Antidotal; alexipharmic.

Antiphlogistian (n.) An opposer of the theory of phlogiston.

Antiphlogistic (a.) Opposed to the doctrine of phlogiston.

Antiphlogistic (a.) Counteracting inflammation.

Antiphlogistic (n.) Any medicine or diet which tends to check inflammation.

Antiphon (n.) A musical response; alternate singing or chanting. See Antiphony, and Antiphone.

Antiphon (n.) A verse said before and after the psalms.

Antiphonal (a.) Of or pertaining to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternately by a divided choir or opposite choirs.

Antiphonal (n.) A book of antiphons or anthems.

Antiphonary (n.) A book containing a collection of antiphons; the book in which the antiphons of the breviary, with their musical notes, are contained.

Antiphone (n.) The response which one side of the choir makes to the other in a chant; alternate chanting or signing.

Antiphoner (n.) A book of antiphons.

Antiphonic (a.) Antiphonal.

Antiphonies (pl. ) of Antiphony

Antiphony (n.) A musical response; also, antiphonal chanting or signing.

Antiphony (n.) An anthem or psalm sung alternately by a choir or congregation divided into two parts. Also figuratively.

Antiphrasis (n.) The use of words in a sense opposite to their proper meaning; as when a court of justice is called a court of vengeance.

Antiphrastic (a.) Alt. of Antiphrastical

Antiphrastical (a.) Pertaining to antiphrasis.

Antiphthisic (a.) Relieving or curing phthisis, or consumption.

Antiphthisic (n.) A medicine for phthisis.

Antiphysical (a.) Contrary to nature; unnatural.

Antiphysical (a.) Relieving flatulence; carminative.

Antiplastic (a.) Diminishing plasticity.

Antiplastic (a.) Preventing or checking the process of healing, or granulation.

Antipodagric (a.) Good against gout.

Antipodagric (n.) A medicine for gout.

Antipodal (a.) Pertaining to the antipodes; situated on the opposite side of the globe.

Antipodal (a.) Diametrically opposite.

Antipode (n.) One of the antipodes; anything exactly opposite.

Antipodean (a.) Pertaining to the antipodes, or the opposite side of the world; antipodal.

Antipodes (n.) Those who live on the side of the globe diametrically opposite.

Antipodes (n.) The country of those who live on the opposite side of the globe.

Antipodes (n.) Anything exactly opposite or contrary.

Antipole (n.) The opposite pole; anything diametrically opposed.

Antipope (n.) One who is elected, or claims to be, pope in opposition to the pope canonically chosen; esp. applied to those popes who resided at Avignon during the Great Schism.

Antipsoric (a.) Of use in curing the itch.

Antipsoric (n.) An antipsoric remedy.

Antiptosis (n.) The putting of one case for another.

Antiputrefactive (a.) Alt. of Antiputrescent

Antiputrescent (a.) Counteracting, or preserving from, putrefaction; antiseptic.

Antipyic (a.) Checking or preventing suppuration.

Antipyic (n.) An antipyic medicine.

Antipyresis (n.) The condition or state of being free from fever.

Antipyretic (a.) Efficacious in preventing or allaying fever.

Antipyretic (n.) A febrifuge.

Antipyrine (n.) An artificial alkaloid, believed to be efficient in abating fever.

Antipyrotic (a.) Good against burns or pyrosis.

Antipyrotic (n.) Anything of use in preventing or healing burns or pyrosis.

Antiquarian (a.) Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity; as, antiquarian literature.

Antiquarian (n.) An antiquary.

Antiquarian (n.) A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n.

Antiquarianism (n.) Character of an antiquary; study or love of antiquities.

Antiquarianize (v. i.) To act the part of an antiquary.

Antiquary (a.) Pertaining to antiquity.

Antiquaries (pl. ) of Antiquary

Antiquary (n.) One devoted to the study of ancient times through their relics, as inscriptions, monuments, remains of ancient habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one who searches for and studies the relics of antiquity.

Antiquate (v. t.) To make old, or obsolete; to make antique; to make old in such a degree as to put out of use; hence, to make void, or abrogate.

Antiquated (a.) Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old-fashioned; as, an antiquated law.

Antiquatedness (n.) Quality of being antiquated.

Antiquateness (n.) Antiquatedness.

Antiquation (n.) The act of making antiquated, or the state of being antiquated.

Antique (a.) Old; ancient; of genuine antiquity; as, an antique statue. In this sense it usually refers to the flourishing ages of Greece and Rome.

Antique (a.) Old, as respects the present age, or a modern period of time; of old fashion; antiquated; as, an antique robe.

Antique (a.) Made in imitation of antiquity; as, the antique style of Thomson's "Castle of Indolence."

Antique (a.) Odd; fantastic.

Antique (a.) In general, anything very old; but in a more limited sense, a relic or object of ancient art; collectively, the antique, the remains of ancient art, as busts, statues, paintings, and vases.

Antiquely (adv.) In an antique manner.

Antiqueness (n.) The quality of being antique; an appearance of ancient origin and workmanship.

Antiquist (n.) An antiquary; a collector of antiques.

Antiquitarian (n.) An admirer of antiquity. [Used by Milton in a disparaging sense.]

Antiquities (pl. ) of Antiquity

Antiquity (n.) The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.

Antiquity (n.) Old age.

Antiquity (n.) Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.

Antiquity (n.) The ancients; the people of ancient times.

Antiquity (n.) An old gentleman.

Antiquity (n.) A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [In this sense, usually in the plural.]

Antirachitic (a.) Good against the rickets.

Antirenter (n.) One opposed to the payment of rent; esp. one of those who in 1840-47 resisted the collection of rents claimed by the patroons from the settlers on certain manorial lands in the State of New York.

Antisabbatarian (n.) One of a sect which opposes the observance of the Christian Sabbath.

Antisacerdotal (a.) Hostile to priests or the priesthood.

Antiscians (n. pl.) Alt. of Antiscii

Antiscii (n. pl.) The inhabitants of the earth, living on different sides of the equator, whose shadows at noon are cast in opposite directions.

Antiscoletic (a.) Alt. of Antiscolic

Antiscolic (a.) Anthelmintic.

Antiscorbutic (a.) Counteracting scurvy.

Antiscorbutic (n.) A remedy for scurvy.

Antiscorbutical (a.) Antiscorbutic.

Antiscriptural (a.) Opposed to, or not in accordance with, the Holy Scriptures.

Antisepalous (a.) Standing before a sepal, or calyx leaf.

Antiseptic (a.) Alt. of Antiseptical

Antiseptical (a.) Counteracting or preventing putrefaction, or a putrescent tendency in the system; antiputrefactive.

Antiseptic (n.) A substance which prevents or retards putrefaction, or destroys, or protects from, putrefactive organisms; as, salt, carbolic acid, alcohol, cinchona.

Antiseptically (adv.) By means of antiseptics.

Antislavery (a.) Opposed to slavery.

Antislavery (n.) Opposition to slavery.

Antisocial (a.) Tending to interrupt or destroy social intercourse; averse to society, or hostile to its existence; as, antisocial principles.

Antisocialist (n.) One opposed to the doctrines and practices of socialists or socialism.

Antisolar (a.) Opposite to the sun; -- said of the point in the heavens 180! distant from the sun.

Antispasmodic (a.) Good against spasms.

Antispasmodic (n.) A medicine which prevents or allays spasms or convulsions.

Antispast (n.) A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, and the second and third long (#).

Antispastic (a.) Believed to cause a revulsion of fluids or of humors from one part to another.

Antispastic (a.) Counteracting spasms; antispasmodic.

Antispastic (n.) An antispastic agent.

Antisplenetic (a.) Good as a remedy against disease of the spleen.

Antisplenetic (n.) An antisplenetic medicine.

Antistrophe (n.) In Greek choruses and dances, the returning of the chorus, exactly answering to a previous strophe or movement from right to left. Hence: The lines of this part of the choral song.

Antistrophe (n.) The repetition of words in an inverse order; as, the master of the servant and the servant of the master.

Antistrophe (n.) The retort or turning of an adversary's plea against him.

Antistrophic (a.) Of or pertaining to an antistrophe.

Antistrophon (n.) An argument retorted on an opponent.

Antistrumatic (a.) Antistrumous.

Antistrumatic (n.) A medicine for scrofula.

Antistrumous (a.) Good against scrofulous disorders.

Antisyphilitic (a.) Efficacious against syphilis.

Antisyphilitic (n.) A medicine for syphilis.

Antitheism (n.) The doctrine of antitheists.

Antitheist (n.) A disbeliever in the existence of God.

Antitheses (pl. ) of Antithesis

Antithesis (n.) An opposition or contrast of words or sentiments occurring in the same sentence; as, "The prodigal robs his heir; the miser robs himself." "He had covertly shot at Cromwell; he how openly aimed at the Queen."

Antithesis (n.) The second of two clauses forming an antithesis.

Antithesis (n.) Opposition; contrast.

Antithet (n.) An antithetic or contrasted statement.

Antithetic (a.) Alt. of Antithetical

Antithetical (a.) Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.

Antithetically (adv.) By way antithesis.

Antitoxin (n.) Alt. of Antitoxine

Antitoxine (n.) A substance (sometimes the product of a specific micro-organism and sometimes naturally present in the blood or tissues of an animal), capable of producing immunity from certain diseases, or of counteracting the poisonous effects of pathogenic bacteria.

Anti-trade (n.) A tropical wind blowing steadily in a direction opposite to the trade wind.

Antitragus (n.) A prominence on the lower posterior portion of the concha of the external ear, opposite the tragus. See Ear.

Antitrochanter (n.) An articular surface on the ilium of birds against which the great trochanter of the femur plays.

Antitropal (a.) Alt. of Antitropous

Antitropous (a.) At the extremity most remote from the hilum, as the embryo, or inverted with respect to the seed, as the radicle.

Antitypal (a.) Antitypical.

Antitype (n.) That of which the type is the pattern or representation; that which is represented by the type or symbol.

Antitypical (a.) Of or pertaining to an antitype; explaining the type.

Antitypous (a.) Resisting blows; hard.

Antitypy (n.) Opposition or resistance of matter to force.

Antivaccination (n.) Opposition to vaccination.

Antivaccinationist (n.) An antivaccinist.

Antivaccinist (n.) One opposed to vaccination.

Antivariolous (a.) Preventing the contagion of smallpox.

Antivenereal (a.) Good against venereal poison; antisyphilitic.

Antivivisection (n.) Opposition to vivisection.

Antivivisectionist (n.) One opposed to vivisection

Antizymic (a.) Preventing fermentation.

Antizymotic (a.) Preventing fermentation or decomposition.

Antizymotic (n.) An agent so used.

Antler (n.) The entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag.

Antlered (a.) Furnished with antlers.

Antilae (pl. ) of Antlia

Antlia (n.) The spiral tubular proboscis of lepidopterous insects. See Lepidoptera.

Ant-lion (n.) A neuropterous insect, the larva of which makes in the sand a pitfall to capture ants, etc. The common American species is Myrmeleon obsoletus, the European is M. formicarius.

Antoeci (n. pl) Alt. of Antoecians

Antoecians (n. pl) Those who live under the same meridian, but on opposite parallels of latitude, north and south of the equator.

Antonomasia (n.) The use of some epithet or the name of some office, dignity, or the like, instead of the proper name of the person; as when his majesty is used for a king, or when, instead of Aristotle, we say, the philosopher; or, conversely, the use of a proper name instead of an appellative, as when a wise man is called a Solomon, or an eminent orator a Cicero.

Antonomastic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, antonomasia.

Antonomasy (n.) Antonomasia.

Antonym (n.) A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; -- used as a correlative of synonym.

Antorbital (a.) Pertaining to, or situated in, the region of the front of the orbit.

Antorbital (n.) The antorbital bone.

Antorgastic (a.) See Antiorgastic.

Antozone (n.) A compound formerly supposed to be modification of oxygen, but now known to be hydrogen dioxide; -- so called because apparently antagonistic to ozone, converting it into ordinary oxygen.

Antral (a.) Relating to an antrum.

Antre (n.) A cavern.

Antrorse (a.) Forward or upward in direction.

Antrovert (v. t.) To bend forward.

Antra (pl. ) of Antrum

Antrum (n.) A cavern or cavity, esp. an anatomical cavity or sinus

Antrustion (n.) A vassal or voluntary follower of Frankish princes in their enterprises

Ant thrush () One of several species of tropical birds, of the Old World, of the genus Pitta, somewhat resembling the thrushes, and feeding chiefly on ants.

Ant thrush () See Ant bird, under Ant.

Anubis (n.) An Egyptian deity, the conductor of departed spirits, represented by a human figure with the head of a dog or fox.

Anura (n. pl.) One of the orders of amphibians characterized by the absence of a tail, as the frogs and toads.

Anurous (a.) Destitute of a tail, as the frogs and toads.

Anury (n.) Nonsecretion or defective secretion of urine; ischury.

Anus (n.) The posterior opening of the alimentary canal, through which the excrements are expelled.

Anvil (n.) An iron block, usually with a steel face, upon which metals are hammered and shaped.

Anvil (n.) Anything resembling an anvil in shape or use.

Anvil (n.) the incus. See Incus.

Anvil (v. t.) To form or shape on an anvil; to hammer out; as, anviled armor.

Anxietude (n.) The state of being anxious; anxiety.

Anxieties (pl. ) of Anxiety

Anxiety (n.) Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.

Anxiety (n.) Eager desire.

Anxiety (n.) A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.

Anxious (a.) Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; -- applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.

Anxious (a.) Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying; -- applied to things; as, anxious labor.

Anxious (a.) Earnestly desirous; as, anxious to please.

Anxiously (adv.) In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously.

Anxiousness (n.) The quality of being anxious; great solicitude; anxiety.

Any (a. & pron.) One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or whatsoever it may be.

Any (a. & pron.) Some, of whatever kind, quantity, or number; as, are there any witnesses present? are there any other houses like it?

Any (adv.) To any extent; in any degree; at all.

Anybody (n.) Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person.

Anybody (n.) A person of consideration or standing.

Anyhow (adv.) In any way or manner whatever; at any rate; in any event.

Anyone (n.) One taken at random rather than by selection; anybody. [Commonly written as two words.]

Anything (n.) Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.

Anything (n.) Expressing an indefinite comparison; -- with as or like.

Anything (adv.) In any measure; anywise; at all.

Anythingarian (n.) One who holds to no particular creed or dogma.

Anyway (adv.) Alt. of Anyways

Anyways (adv.) Anywise; at all.

Anywhere (adv.) In any place.

Anywhither (adv.) To or towards any place.

Anywise (adv.) In any wise or way; at all.

Cnemial (a.) Pertaining to the shin bone.

Cnidae (pl. ) of Cnida

Cnida (n.) One of the peculiar stinging, cells found in Coelenterata; a nematocyst; a lasso cell.

Cnidaria (n. pl.) A comprehensive group equivalent to the true Coelenterata, i. e., exclusive of the sponges. They are so named from presence of stinging cells (cnidae) in the tissues. See Coelenterata.

Cnidoblast (n.) One of the cells which, in the Coelenterata, develop into cnidae.

Cnidocil (n.) The fine filiform process of a cnidoblast.

En- () A prefix signifying in or into, used in many English words, chiefly those borrowed from the French. Some English words are written indifferently with en-or in-. For ease of pronunciation it is commonly changed to em-before p, b, and m, as in employ, embody, emmew. It is sometimes used to give a causal force, as in enable, enfeeble, to cause to be, or to make, able, or feeble; and sometimes merely gives an intensive force, as in enchasten. See In-.

En- () A prefix from Gr. / in, meaning in; as, encephalon, entomology. See In-.

-en () A suffix from AS. -an, formerly used to form the plural of many nouns, as in ashen, eyen, oxen, all obs. except oxen. In some cases, such as children and brethren, it has been added to older plural forms.

-en () A suffix corresponding to AS. -en and -on, formerly used to form the plural of verbs, as in housen, escapen.

-en () A suffix signifying to make, to cause, used to form verbs from nouns and adjectives; as in strengthen, quicken, frighten. This must not be confused with -en corresponding in Old English to the AS. infinitive ending -an.

-en () An adjectival suffix, meaning made of; as in golden, leaden, wooden.

-en () The termination of the past participle of many strong verbs; as, in broken, gotten, trodden.

En (n.) Half an em, that is, half of the unit of space in measuring printed matter. See Em.

Enabled (imp. & p. p.) of Enable

Enabling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enable

Enable (v. t.) To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.

Enable (v. t.) To make able (to do, or to be, something); to confer sufficient power upon; to furnish with means, opportunities, and the like; to render competent for; to empower; to endow.

Enablement (n.) The act of enabling, or the state of being enabled; ability.

Enacted (imp. & p. p.) of Enact

Enacting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enact

Enact (v. t.) To decree; to establish by legal and authoritative act; to make into a law; especially, to perform the legislative act with reference to (a bill) which gives it the validity of law.

Enact (v. t.) To act; to perform; to do; to effect.

Enact (v. t.) To act the part of; to represent; to play.

Enact (n.) Purpose; determination.

Enactive (a.) Having power to enact or establish as a law.

Enactment (n.) The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law.

Enactment (n.) That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; a prescribed requirement; as, a prohibitory enactment; a social enactment.

Enactor (n.) One who enacts a law; one who decrees or establishes as a law.

Enacture (n.) Enactment; resolution.

Enaliosaur (n.) One of the Enaliosauria.

Enaliosauria (n. pl.) An extinct group of marine reptiles, embracing both the Ichthyosauria and the Plesiosauria, now regarded as distinct orders.

Enaliosaurian (a.) Pertaining to the Enaliosauria.

Enaliosaurian (n.) One of the Enaliosauria.

Enallage (n.) A substitution, as of one part of speech for another, of one gender, number, case, person, tense, mode, or voice, of the same word, for another.

Enambush (v. t.) To ambush.

Enamel (v. t.) A variety of glass, used in ornament, to cover a surface, as of metal or pottery, and admitting of after decoration in color, or used itself for inlaying or application in varied colors.

Enamel (v. t.) A glassy, opaque bead obtained by the blowpipe.

Enamel (v. t.) That which is enameled; also, any smooth, glossy surface, resembling enamel, especially if variegated.

Enamel (v. t.) The intensely hard calcified tissue entering into the composition of teeth. It merely covers the exposed parts of the teeth of man, but in many animals is intermixed in various ways with the dentine and cement.

Enameled (imp. & p. p.) of Enamel

Enamelled () of Enamel

Enameling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enamel

Enamelling () of Enamel

Enamel (v. t.) To lay enamel upon; to decorate with enamel whether inlaid or painted.

Enamel (v. t.) To variegate with colors as if with enamel.

Enamel (v. t.) To form a glossy surface like enamel upon; as, to enamel card paper; to enamel leather or cloth.

Enamel (v. t.) To disguise with cosmetics, as a woman's complexion.

Enamel (v. i.) To practice the art of enameling.

Enamel (a.) Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel painting.

Enamelar (a.) Consisting of enamel; resembling enamel; smooth; glossy.

Enameled (a.) Coated or adorned with enamel; having a glossy or variegated surface; glazed.

Enameler (n.) Alt. of Enamelist

Enamelist (n.) One who enamels; a workman or artist who applies enamels in ornamental work.

Enamored (imp. & p. p.) of Enamor

Enamoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enamor

Enamor (v. t.) To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; -- with of, or with, before the person or thing; as, to be enamored with a lady; to be enamored of books or science.

Enamorment (n.) The state of being enamored.

Enantiomorphous (a.) Similar, but not superposable, i. e., related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- said of certain hemihedral crystals.

Enantiopathic (a.) Serving to palliate; palliative.

Enantiopathy (n.) An opposite passion or affection.

Enantiopathy (n.) Allopathy; -- a term used by followers of Hahnemann, or homeopathists.

Enantiosis (n.) A figure of speech by which what is to be understood affirmatively is stated negatively, and the contrary; affirmation by contraries.

Enarch (v. t.) To arch.

Enarched (a.) Bent into a curve; -- said of a bend or other ordinary.

Enargite (n.) An iron-black mineral of metallic luster, occurring in small orthorhombic crystals, also massive. It contains sulphur, arsenic, copper, and often silver.

Enarmed (a.) Same as Armed, 3.

Enarration (n.) A detailed exposition; relation.

Enarthrodia (n.) See Enarthrosis.

Enarthrosis (n.) A ball and socket joint, or the kind of articulation represented by such a joint. See Articulation.

Enascent (a.) Coming into being; nascent.

Enatation (n.) A swimming out.

Enate (a.) Growing out.

Enation (n.) Any unusual outgrowth from the surface of a thing, as of a petal; also, the capacity or act of producing such an outgrowth.

Enaunter (adv.) Lest that.

Enavigate (v. t.) To sail away or over.

Enbattled (a.) Embattled.

Enbibe (v. t.) To imbibe.

Enbroude (v. t.) See Embroude.

Encaged (imp. & p. p.) of Encage

Engaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encage

Encage (v. t.) To confine in a cage; to coop up.

Encalendar (v. t.) To register in a calendar; to calendar.

Encamped (imp. & p. p.) of Encamp

Encamping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encamp

Encamp (v. i.) To form and occupy a camp; to prepare and settle in temporary habitations, as tents or huts; to halt on a march, pitch tents, or form huts, and remain for the night or for a longer time, as an army or a company traveling.

Encamp (v. t.) To form into a camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters.

Encampment (n.) The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.

Encampment (n.) The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.

Encanker (v. t.) To canker.

Encapsulation (n.) The act of inclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to inclose it in a capsule.

Encarnalize (v. t.) To carnalize; to make gross.

Encarpus (n.) An ornament on a frieze or capital, consisting of festoons of fruit, flowers, leaves, etc.

Encase (v. t.) To inclose as in a case. See Incase.

Encasement (n.) The act of encasing; also, that which encases.

Encasement (n.) An old theory of generation similar to embo/tement. See Ovulist.

Encash (v. t.) To turn into cash; to cash.

Encashment (n.) The payment in cash of a note, draft, etc.

Encauma (n.) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors.

Encaustic (a.) Prepared by means of heat; burned in.

Encaustic (a.) The method of painting in heated wax, or in any way where heat is used to fix the colors.

Encave (v. t.) To hide in, or as in, a cave or recess.

-ence () A noun suffix signifying action, state, or quality; also, that which relates to the action or state; as in emergence, diffidence, diligence, influence, difference, excellence. See -ance.

Enceinte (n.) The line of works which forms the main inclosure of a fortress or place; -- called also body of the place.

Enceinte (n.) The area or town inclosed by a line of fortification.

Enceinte (a.) Pregnant; with child.

Encenia (n. pl.) A festival commemorative of the founding of a city or the consecration of a church; also, the ceremonies (as at Oxford and Cambridge, England) commemorative of founders or benefactors.

Encense (n.) To offer incense to or upon; to burn incense.

Encephalic (a.) Pertaining to the encephalon or brain.

Encephalitis (n.) Inflammation of the brain.

Encephalocele (n.) Hernia of the brain.

Encephaloid (a.) Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform.

Encephaloid (n.) An encephaloid cancer.

Encephalology (n.) The science which treats of the brain, its structure and functions.

Encephalon (n.) The contents of the cranium; the brain.

Encephalopathy (n.) Any disease or symptoms of disease referable to disorders of the brain; as, lead encephalopathy, the cerebral symptoms attending chronic lead poisoning.

Encephalos (n.) The encephalon.

Encephalotomy (n.) The act or art of dissecting the brain.

Encephalous (a.) Having a head; -- said of most Mollusca; -- opposed to acephalous.

Enchafe (v. t.) To chafe; to enrage; to heat.

Enchafing (n.) Heating; burning.

Enchain (v. t.) To bind with a chain; to hold in chains.

Enchain (v. t.) To hold fast; to confine; as, to enchain attention.

Enchain (v. t.) To link together; to connect.

Enchainment (n.) The act of enchaining, or state of being enchained.

Enchair (v. t.) To seat in a chair.

Enchannel (v. t.) To make run in a channel.

Enchanted (imp. & p. p.) of Enchant

Enchanting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enchant

Enchant (v. t.) To charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites.

Enchant (v. t.) To delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear.

Enchanted (a.) Under the power of enchantment; possessed or exercised by enchanters; as, an enchanted castle.

Enchanter (n.) One who enchants; a sorcerer or magician; also, one who delights as by an enchantment.

Enchanting (a.) Having a power of enchantment; charming; fascinating.

Enchantment (n.) The act of enchanting; the production of certain wonderful effects by the aid of demons, or the agency of supposed spirits; the use of magic arts, spells, or charms; incantation.

Enchantment (n.) The effect produced by the act; the state of being enchanted; as, to break an enchantment.

Enchantment (n.) That which captivates the heart and senses; an influence or power which fascinates or highly delights.

Enchantress (n.) A woman versed in magical arts; a sorceress; also, a woman who fascinates.

Encharged (imp. & p. p.) of Encharge

Encharging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encharge

Encharge (v. t.) To charge (with); to impose (a charge) upon.

Encharge (n.) A charge.

Enchased (imp. & p. p.) of Enchase

Enchasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enchase

Enchase (v. t.) To incase or inclose in a border or rim; to surround with an ornamental casing, as a gem with gold; to encircle; to inclose; to adorn.

Enchase (v. t.) To chase; to ornament by embossing or engraving; as, to enchase a watch case.

Enchase (v. t.) To delineate or describe, as by writing.

Enchaser (n.) One who enchases.

Enchasten (v. t.) To chasten.

Encheson (n.) Alt. of Encheason

Encheason (n.) Occasion, cause, or reason.

Enchest (v. t.) To inclose in a chest.

Enchiridion (n.) Handbook; a manual of devotions.

Enchisel (v. t.) To cut with a chisel.

Enchodus (n.) A genus of extinct Cretaceous fishes; -- so named from their spear-shaped teeth. They were allied to the pike (Esox).

Enchondroma (n.) A cartilaginous tumor growing from the interior of a bone.

Enchorial (a.) Alt. of Enchoric

Enchoric (a.) Belonging to, or used in, a country; native; domestic; popular; common; -- said especially of the written characters employed by the common people of ancient Egypt, in distinction from the hieroglyphics. See Demotic.

Enchylemma (n.) The basal substance of the cell nucleus; a hyaline or granular substance, more or less fluid during life, in which the other parts of the nucleus are imbedded.

Enchyma (n.) The primitive formative juice, from which the tissues, particularly the cellular tissue, are formed.

Encincture (n.) A cincture.

Encindered (a.) Burnt to cinders.

Encircled (imp. & p. p.) of Encircle

Encircling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encircle

Encircle (v. t.) To form a circle about; to inclose within a circle or ring; to surround; as, to encircle one in the arms; the army encircled the city.

Encirclet (n.) A small circle; a ring.

Enclasp (v. t.) To clasp. See Inclasp.

Enclave (n.) A tract of land or a territory inclosed within another territory of which it is independent. See Exclave.

Enclave (v. t.) To inclose within an alien territory.

Enclavement (n.) The state of being an enclave.

Enclitic (v. i.) Alt. of Enclitical

Enclitical (v. i.) Affixed; subjoined; -- said of a word or particle which leans back upon the preceding word so as to become a part of it, and to lose its own independent accent, generally varying also the accent of the preceding word.

Enclitic (n.) A word which is joined to another so closely as to lose its proper accent, as the pronoun thee in prithee (pray thee).

Enclitically (adv.) In an enclitic manner; by throwing the accent back.

Enclitics (n.) The art of declining and conjugating words.

Encloister (v. t.) To shut up in a cloister; to cloister.

Enclose (v. t.) To inclose. See Inclose.

Enclosure (n.) Inclosure. See Inclosure.

Enclothe (v. t.) To clothe.

Encloud (v. t.) To envelop in clouds; to cloud.

Encoach (v. t.) To carry in a coach.

Encoffin (v. t.) To put in a coffin.

Encolden (v. t.) To render cold.

Encollar (v. t.) To furnish or surround with a collar.

Encolor (v. t.) To color.

Encolure (n.) The neck of horse.

Encomber (v. t.) See Encumber.

Encomberment (n.) Hindrance; molestation.

Encomiast (n.) One who praises; a panegyrist.

Encomiastic (a.) Alt. of Encomiastical

Encomiastical (a.) Bestowing praise; praising; eulogistic; laudatory; as, an encomiastic address or discourse.

Encomiastic (n.) A panegyric.

Encomion (n.) Encomium; panegyric.

Encomiums (pl. ) of Encomium

Encomium (n.) Warm or high praise; panegyric; strong commendation.

Encompassed (imp. & p. p.) of Encompass

Encompassing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encompass

Encompass (v. t.) To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage encompassing the world.

Encompassment (n.) The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded; circumvention.

Encore (adv. / interj.) Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part.

Encore (n.) A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous.

Encored (imp. & p. p.) of Encore

Encoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encore

Encore (v. t.) To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer.

Encorporing (n.) Incorporation.

Encoubert (n.) One of several species of armadillos of the genera Dasypus and Euphractus, having five toes both on the fore and hind feet.

Encountered (imp. & p. p.) of Encounter

Encountering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encounter

Encounter (adv.) To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend in traveling; two armies encounter each other; to encounter obstacles or difficulties, to encounter strong evidence of a truth.

Encounter (v. i.) To meet face to face; to have a meeting; to meet, esp. as enemies; to engage in combat; to fight; as, three armies encountered at Waterloo.

Encounter (v. t.) A meeting face to face; a running against; a sudden or incidental meeting; an interview.

Encounter (v. t.) A meeting, with hostile purpose; hence, a combat; a battle; as, a bloody encounter.

Encounterer (n.) One who encounters; an opponent; an antagonist.

Encouraged (imp. & p. p.) of Encourage

Encouraging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encourage

Encourage (v. t.) To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; -- the opposite of discourage.

Encouragement (n.) The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.

Encouragement (n.) That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people.

Encourager (n.) One who encourages, incites, or helps forward; a favorer.

Encouraging (a.) Furnishing ground to hope; inspiriting; favoring.

Encowl (v. t.) To make a monk (or wearer of a cowl) of.

Encradle (v. t.) To lay in a cradle.

Encratite (n.) One of a sect in the 2d century who abstained from marriage, wine, and animal food; -- called also Continent.

Encrease (v. t. &) i. [Obs.] See Increase.

Encrimson (v. t.) To give a crimson or red color to; to crimson.

Encrinic (a.) Alt. of Encrinital

Encrinal (a.) Alt. of Encrinital

Encrinital (a.) Relating to encrinites; containing encrinites, as certain kinds of limestone.

Encrinite (n.) A fossil crinoid, esp. one belonging to, or resembling, the genus Encrinus. Sometimes used in a general sense for any crinoid.

Encrinitic (a.) Alt. of Encrinitical

Encrinitical (a.) Pertaining to encrinites; encrinal.

Encrinoidea (n. pl.) That order of the Crinoidea which includes most of the living and many fossil forms, having jointed arms around the margin of the oral disk; -- also called Brachiata and Articulata. See Illusts. under Comatula and Crinoidea.

Encrini (pl. ) of Encrinus

Encrinus (n.) A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from the Mesozoic rocks.

Encrisped (a.) Curled.

Encroached (imp. & p. p.) of Encroach

Encroaching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encroach

Encroach (v. i.) To enter by gradual steps or by stealth into the possessions or rights of another; to trespass; to intrude; to trench; -- commonly with on or upon; as, to encroach on a neighbor; to encroach on the highway.

Encroach (n.) Encroachment.

Encroacher (n.) One who by gradual steps enters on, and takes possession of, what is not his own.

Encroachingly (adv.) By way of encroachment.

Encroachment (n.) The act of entering gradually or silently upon the rights or possessions of another; unlawful intrusion.

Encroachment (n.) That which is taken by encroaching on another.

Encroachment (n.) An unlawful diminution of the possessions of another.

Encrust (v. t.) To incrust. See Incrust.

Encrustment (n.) That which is formed as a crust; incrustment; incrustation.

Encumbered (imp. & p. p.) of Encumber

Encumbering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encumber

Encumber (v. t.) To impede the motion or action of, as with a burden; to retard with something superfluous; to weigh down; to obstruct or embarrass; as, his movements were encumbered by his mantle; his mind is encumbered with useless learning.

Encumber (v. t.) To load with debts, or other legal claims; as, to encumber an estate with mortgages.

Encumberment (n.) Encumbrance.

Encumbrance (n.) That which encumbers; a burden which impedes action, or renders it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See Incumbrance.

Encumbrance (n.) Same as Incumbrance.

Encumbrancer (n.) Same as Incumbrancer.

Encurtain (v. t.) To inclose with curtains.

-ency () A noun suffix having much the same meaning as -ence, but more commonly signifying the quality or state; as, emergency, efficiency. See -ancy.

Encyclic (a.) Alt. of Encyclical

Encyclical (a.) Sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or for a whole order of men; general; circular; as, an encyclical letter of a council, of a bishop, or the pope.

Encyclic (n.) Alt. of Encyclical

Encyclical (n.) An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope.

Encyclopedia (n.) Alt. of Encyclopaedia

Encyclopaedia (n.) The circle of arts and sciences; a comprehensive summary of knowledge, or of a branch of knowledge; esp., a work in which the various branches of science or art are discussed separately, and usually in alphabetical order; a cyclopedia.

Encyclopediacal (a.) Encyclopedic.

Encyclopedian (a.) Embracing the whole circle of learning, or a wide range of subjects.

Encyclopedic (a.) Alt. of Encyclopedical

Encyclopedical (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, an encyclopedia; embracing a wide range of subjects.

Encyclopedism (n.) The art of writing or compiling encyclopedias; also, possession of the whole range of knowledge; encyclopedic learning.

Encyclopedist (n.) The compiler of an encyclopedia, or one who assists in such compilation; also, one whose knowledge embraces the whole range of the sciences.

Encyst (v. t.) To inclose in a cyst.

Encystation (n.) Encystment.

Encysted (a.) Inclosed in a cyst, or a sac, bladder, or vesicle; as, an encysted tumor.

Encystment (n.) A process which, among some of the lower forms of life, precedes reproduction by budding, fission, spore formation, etc.

Encystment (n.) A process by which many internal parasites, esp. in their larval states, become inclosed within a cyst in the muscles, liver, etc. See Trichina.

End (n.) The extreme or last point or part of any material thing considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being side); hence, extremity, in general; the concluding part; termination; close; limit; as, the end of a field, line, pole, road; the end of a year, of a discourse; put an end to pain; -- opposed to beginning, when used of anything having a first part.

End (n.) Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion; issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive event; consequence.

End (n.) Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination; also, cause of death or destruction.

End (n.) The object aimed at in any effort considered as the close and effect of exertion; ppurpose; intention; aim; as, to labor for private or public ends.

End (n.) That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as, odds and ends.

End (n.) One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a Brussels carpet.

Ended (imp. & p. p.) of End

Ending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of End

End (v. t.) To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to terminate; as, to end a speech.

End (v. t.) To form or be at the end of; as, the letter k ends the word back.

End (v. t.) To destroy; to put to death.

End (v. i.) To come to the ultimate point; to be finished; to come to a close; to cease; to terminate; as, a voyage ends; life ends; winter ends.

Endable (a.) That may be ended; terminable.

End-all (n.) Complete termination.

Endamaged (imp. & p. p.) of Endamage

Endamaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endamage

Endamage (v. t.) To bring loss or damage to; to harm; to injure.

Endamageable (a.) Capable of being damaged, or injured; damageable.

Endamagement (n.) Damage; injury; harm.

Endamnify (v. t.) To damnify; to injure.

Endangered (imp. & p. p.) of Endanger

Endangering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endanger

Endanger (v. t.) To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace.

Endanger (v. t.) To incur the hazard of; to risk.

Endangerment (n.) Hazard; peril.

Endark (v. t.) To darken.

Endaspidean (a.) Having the anterior scutes extending around the tarsus on the inner side; -- said of certain birds.

Endazzle (v. t.) To dazzle.

Endeared (imp. & p. p.) of Endear

Endearing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endear

Endear (v. t.) To make dear or beloved.

Endear (v. t.) To raise the price or cost of; to make costly or expensive.

Endearedly (adv.) With affection or endearment; dearly.

Endearedness (n.) State of being endeared.

Endearing (a.) Making dear or beloved; causing love.

Endearment (n.) The act of endearing or the state of being endeared; also, that which manifests, excites, or increases, affection.

Endeavored (imp. & p. p.) of Endeavor

Endeavoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endeavor

Endeavor (v. t.) To exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt.

Endeavor (v. i.) To exert one's self; to work for a certain end.

Endeavor (n.) An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial.

Endeavorer (n.) One who makes an effort or attempt.

Endeavorment (n.) Act of endeavoring; endeavor.

Endecagon (n.) A plane figure of eleven sides and angles.

Endecagynous (a.) Having eleven pistils; as, an endecagynous flower.

Endecane (n.) One of the higher hydrocarbons of the paraffin series, C11H24, found as a constituent of petroleum.

Endecaphyllous (a.) Composed of eleven leaflets; -- said of a leaf.

Endeictic (a.) Serving to show or exhibit; as, an endeictic dialogue, in the Platonic philosophy, is one which exhibits a specimen of skill.

Endeixis (n.) An indication.

Endemial (a.) Endemic.

Endemic (a.) Alt. of Endemical

Endemical (a.) Peculiar to a district or particular locality, or class of persons; as, an endemic disease.

Endemic (n.) An endemic disease.

Endemically (adv.) In an endemic manner.

Endemiology (n.) The science which treats of endemic affections.

Endenization (n.) The act of naturalizing.

Endenize (v. t.) To endenizen.

Endenizen (v. t.) To admit to the privileges of a denizen; to naturalize.

Ender (n.) One who, or that which, makes an end of something; as, the ender of my life.

Endermatic (a.) Endermic.

Endermic (a.) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin.

Endermically (adv.) By the endermic method; as, applied endermically.

Enderon (n.) The deep sensitive and vascular layer of the skin and mucous membranes.

Endiademed (a.) Diademed.

Endiaper (v. t.) To decorate with a diaper pattern.

Endict (v. t.) See Indict.

Endictment (n.) See Indictment.

Ending (n.) Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.

Ending (n.) The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5.

Endite (v. t.) See Indite.

Endive (n.) A composite herb (Cichorium Endivia). Its finely divided and much curled leaves, when blanched, are used for salad.

Endless (a.) Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; -- applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless line; endless time; endless bliss; endless praise; endless clamor.

Endless (a.) Infinite; excessive; unlimited.

Endless (a.) Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying.

Endless (a.) Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit.

Endlessly (adv.) In an endless manner.

Endlessness (n.) The quality of being endless; perpetuity.

Endlong (adv. & prep.) Lengthwise; along.

Endmost (a.) Farthest; remotest; at the very end.

Endo- () Alt. of End-

End- () A combining form signifying within; as, endocarp, endogen, endocuneiform, endaspidean.

Endoblast (n.) Entoblast; endoplast. See Nucleus,

Endoblastic (a.) Relating to the endoblast; as, the endoblastic layer.

Endocardiac (a.) Alt. of Endocardial

Endocardial (a.) Pertaining to the endocardium.

Endocardial (a.) Seated or generated within the heart; as, endocardial murmurs.

Endocarditis (n.) Inflammation of the endocardium.

Endocardium (n.) The membrane lining the cavities of the heart.

Endocarp (n.) The inner layer of a ripened or fructified ovary.

Endochondral (a.) Growing or developing within cartilage; -- applied esp. to developing bone.

Endochrome (n.) The coloring matter within the cells of plants, whether green, red, yellow, or any other color.

Endoctrine (v. t.) To teach; to indoctrinate.

Endocyst (n.) The inner layer of the cells of Bryozoa.

Endoderm (n.) The inner layer of the skin or integument of an animal.

Endoderm (n.) The innermost layer of the blastoderm and the structures derived from it; the hypoblast; the entoblast. See Illust. of Ectoderm.

Endodermal (a.) Alt. of Endodermic

Endodermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the endoderm.

Endodermis (n.) A layer of cells forming a kind of cuticle inside of the proper cortical layer, or surrounding an individual fibrovascular bundle.

Endogamous (a.) Marrying within the same tribe; -- opposed to exogamous.

Endogamy (n.) Marriage only within the tribe; a custom restricting a man in his choice of a wife to the tribe to which he belongs; -- opposed to exogamy.

Endogen (n.) A plant which increases in size by internal growth and elongation at the summit, having the wood in the form of bundles or threads, irregularly distributed throughout the whole diameter, not forming annual layers, and with no distinct pith. The leaves of the endogens have, usually, parallel veins, their flowers are mostly in three, or some multiple of three, parts, and their embryos have but a single cotyledon, with the first leaves alternate. The endogens constitute one of the great primary classes of plants, and included all palms, true lilies, grasses, rushes, orchids, the banana, pineapple, etc. See Exogen.

Endogenesis (n.) Endogeny.

Endogenetic (a.) Endogenous.

Endogenous (a.) Increasing by internal growth and elongation at the summit, instead of externally, and having no distinction of pith, wood, and bark, as the rattan, the palm, the cornstalk.

Endogenous (a.) Originating from within; increasing by internal growth.

Endogenously (adv.) By endogenous growth.

Endogeny (n.) Growth from within; multiplication of cells by endogenous division, as in the development of one or more cells in the interior of a parent cell.

Endognath (n.) The inner or principal branch of the oral appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilla.

Endognathal (a.) Pertaining to the endognath.

Endolymph (n.) The watery fluid contained in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear.

Endolymphangial (a.) Within a lymphatic vessel.

Endolymphatic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, endolymph; as, the endolymphatic duct.

Endolymphatic (a.) Within a lymphatic vessel; endolymphangial.

Endome (v. t.) To cover as with a dome.

Endometritis (n.) Inflammation of the endometrium.

Endometrium (n.) The membrane lining the inner surface of the uterus, or womb.

Endomorph (n.) A crystal of one species inclosed within one of another, as one of rutile inclosed in quartz.

Endomysium (n.) The delicate bands of connective tissue interspersed among muscular fibers.

Endoneurium (n.) The delicate bands of connective tissue among nerve fibers.

Endoparasite (n.) Any parasite which lives in the internal organs of an animal, as the tapeworms, Trichina, etc.; -- opposed to ectoparasite. See Entozoon.

Endophloeum (n.) The inner layer of the bark of trees.

Endophragma (n.) A chitinous structure above the nervous cord in the thorax of certain Crustacea.

Endophragmal (a.) Of or pertaining to the endophragma.

Endophyllous (a.) Wrapped up within a leaf or sheath.

Endoplasm (n.) The protoplasm in the interior of a cell.

Endoplasma (n.) Same as Entoplasm and Endosarc.

Endoplast (n.) See Nucleus.

Endoplastica (n. pl.) A group of Rhizopoda having a distinct nucleus, as the am/ba.

Endoplastule (n.) See Nucleolus.

Endopleura (n.) The inner coating of a seed. See Tegmen.

Endopleurite (n.) The portion of each apodeme developed from the interepimeral membrane in certain crustaceans.

Endopodite (n.) The internal or principal branch of the locomotive appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilliped.

Endorhizae (pl. ) of Endorhiza

Endorhiza (n.) Any monocotyledonous plant; -- so named because many monocotyledons have an endorhizal embryo.

Endorhizal (a.) Alt. of Endorhizous

Endorhizous (a.) Having the radicle of the embryo sheathed by the cotyledon, through which the embryo bursts in germination, as in many monocotyledonous plants.

Endorsed (imp. & p. p.) of Endorse

Endorsing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endorse

Endorse (v. t.) Same as Indorse.

Endorse (n.) A subordinary, resembling the pale, but of one fourth its width (according to some writers, one eighth).

Endorsee (n.) Same as Indorsee.

Endorsement (n.) Same as Indorsement.

Endorser (n.) Same as Indorser.

Endosarc (n.) The semifluid, granular interior of certain unicellular organisms, as the inner layer of sarcode in the amoeba; entoplasm; endoplasta.

Endoscope (n.) An instrument for examining the interior of the rectum, the urethra, and the bladder.

Endoscopy (n.) The art or process of examining by means of the endoscope.

Endoskeletal (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton; as, endoskeletal muscles.

Endoskeleton (n.) The bony, cartilaginous, or other internal framework of an animal, as distinguished from the exoskeleton.

Endosmometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the force or amount of endosmotic action.

Endosmometric (a.) Pertaining to, or designed for, the measurement of endosmotic action.

Endosmose (n.) Alt. of Endosmosis

Endosmosis (n.) The transmission of a fluid or gas from without inward in the phenomena, or by the process, of osmose.

Endosmosmic (a.) Endosmotic.

Endosmotic (a.) Pertaining to endosmose; of the nature endosmose; osmotic.

Endosperm (n.) The albumen of a seed; -- limited by recent writers to that formed within the embryo sac.

Endospermic (a.) Relating to, accompanied by, or containing, endosperm.

Endospore (n.) The thin inner coat of certain spores.

Endosporous (a.) Having the spores contained in a case; -- applied to fungi.

Endoss (v. t.) To put upon the back or outside of anything; -- the older spelling of endorse.

Endosteal (a.) Relating to endostosis; as, endosteal ossification.

Endosternite (n.) The part of each apodeme derived from the intersternal membrane in Crustacea and insects.

Endosteum (n.) The layer of vascular connective tissue lining the medullary cavities of bone.

Endostoma (n.) A plate which supports the labrum in certain Crustacea.

Endostome (n.) The foramen or passage through the inner integument of an ovule.

Endostome (n.) And endostoma.

Endostosis (n.) A process of bone formation in which ossification takes place within the substance of the cartilage.

Endostyle (n.) A fold of the endoderm, which projects into the blood cavity of ascidians. See Tunicata.

Endotheca (n.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of oblique tranverse septa, one above another.

Endothecium (n.) The inner lining of an anther cell.

Endothelial (a.) Of, or relating to, endothelium.

Endothelia (pl. ) of Endothelium

Endothelium (n.) The thin epithelium lining the blood vessels, lymphatics, and serous cavities. See Epithelium.

Endotheloid (a.) Like endothelium.

Endothorax (n.) An internal process of the sternal plates in the thorax of insects.

Endowed (imp. & p. p.) of Endow

Endowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endow

Endow (v. t.) To furnish with money or its equivalent, as a permanent fund for support; to make pecuniary provision for; to settle an income upon; especially, to furnish with dower; as, to endow a wife; to endow a public institution.

Endow (v. t.) To enrich or furnish with anything of the nature of a gift (as a quality or faculty); -- followed by with, rarely by of; as, man is endowed by his Maker with reason; to endow with privileges or benefits.

Endower (v. t.) To endow.

Endower (n.) One who endows.

Endowment (n.) The act of bestowing a dower, fund, or permanent provision for support.

Endowment (n.) That which is bestowed or settled on a person or an institution; property, fund, or revenue permanently appropriated to any object; as, the endowment of a church, a hospital, or a college.

Endowment (n.) That which is given or bestowed upon the person or mind; gift of nature; accomplishment; natural capacity; talents; -- usually in the plural.

Endozoa (n. pl.) See Entozoa.

Endrudge (v. t.) To make a drudge or slave of.

Endued (imp. & p. p.) of Endue

Enduing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endue

Endue (v. t.) To invest.

Endue (v. t.) An older spelling of Endow.

Enduement (n.) Act of enduing; induement.

Endurable (a.) Capable of being endured or borne; sufferable.

Endurably (adv.) In an endurable manner.

Endurance (n.) A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance.

Endurance (n.) The act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience.

Endurant (a.) Capable of enduring fatigue, pain, hunger, etc.

Endured (imp. & p. p.) of Endure

Enduring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endure

Endure (v. i.) To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.

Endure (v. i.) To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.

Endure (v. t.) To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather.

Endure (v. t.) To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate.

Endure (v. t.) To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.

Endurement (n.) Endurance.

Endurer (n.) One who, or that which, endures or lasts; one who bears, suffers, or sustains.

Enduring (a.) Lasting; durable; long-suffering; as, an enduring disposition.

Endways (adv.) Alt. of Endwise

Endwise (adv.) On end; erectly; in an upright position.

Endwise (adv.) With the end forward.

Endyma (n.) See Ependyma.

Endyses (pl. ) of Endysis

Endysis (n.) The act of developing a new coat of hair, a new set of feathers, scales, etc.; -- opposed to ecdysis.

Enecate (v. t.) To kill off; to destroy.

Eneid (n.) Same as Aeneid.

Enemata (pl. ) of Enema

Enema (n.) An injection, or clyster, thrown into the rectum as a medicine, or to impart nourishment.

Enemies (pl. ) of Enemy

Enemy (n.) One hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an enemy of or to a person; an enemy to truth, or to falsehood.

Enemy (a.) Hostile; inimical.

Enepidermic (a.) Applied to the skin without friction; -- said of medicines.

Energetic (a.) Alt. of Energetical

Energetical (a.) Having energy or energies; possessing a capacity for vigorous action or for exerting force; active.

Energetical (a.) Exhibiting energy; operating with force, vigor, and effect; forcible; powerful; efficacious; as, energetic measures; energetic laws.

Energetics (n.) That branch of science which treats of the laws governing the physical or mechanical, in distinction from the vital, forces, and which comprehends the consideration and general investigation of the whole range of the forces concerned in physical phenomena.

Energic (a.) Alt. of Energical

Energical (a.) In a state of action; acting; operating.

Energical (a.) Having energy or great power; energetic.

Energized (imp. & p. p.) of Energize

Energizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Energize

Energize (v. i.) To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or vigor; to act in producing an effect.

Energize (v. t.) To give strength or force to; to make active; to alacrify; as, to energize the will.

Energizer (n.) One who, or that which, gives energy, or acts in producing an effect.

Energizing (a.) Capable of imparting or exercising energy.

Energumen (n.) One possessed by an evil spirit; a demoniac.

Energies (pl. ) of Energy

Energy (n.) Internal or inherent power; capacity of acting, operating, or producing an effect, whether exerted or not; as, men possessing energies may suffer them to lie inactive.

Energy (n.) Power efficiently and forcibly exerted; vigorous or effectual operation; as, the energy of a magistrate.

Energy (n.) Strength of expression; force of utterance; power to impress the mind and arouse the feelings; life; spirit; -- said of speech, language, words, style; as, a style full of energy.

Energy (n.) Capacity for performing work.

Enervated (imp. & p. p.) of Enervate

Enervating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enervate

Enervate (v. t.) To deprive of nerve, force, strength, or courage; to render feeble or impotent; to make effeminate; to impair the moral powers of.

Enervate (a.) Weakened; weak; without strength of force.

Enervation (n.) The act of weakening, or reducing strength.

Enervation (n.) The state of being weakened; effeminacy.

Enervative (a.) Having power, or a tendency, to enervate; weakening.

Enerve (v. t.) To weaken; to enervate.

Enervous (a.) Lacking nerve or force; enervated.

Enfamish (v. t.) To famish; to starve.

Enfect (a.) Contaminated with illegality.

Enfeebled (imp. & p. p.) of Enfeeble

Enfeebling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfeeble

Enfeeble (v. t.) To make feeble; to deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; to weaken; to debilitate.

Enfeeblement (n.) The act of weakening; enervation; weakness.

Enfeebler (n.) One who, or that which, weakens or makes feeble.

Enfeeblish (v. i.) To enfeeble.

Enfeloned (a.) Rendered fierce or frantic.

Enfeoffed (imp. & p. p.) of Enfeoff

Enfeoffing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfeoff

Enfeoff (v. t.) To give a feud, or right in land, to; to invest with a fief or fee; to invest (any one) with a freehold estate by the process of feoffment.

Enfeoff (v. t.) To give in vassalage; to make subservient.

Enfeoffment (n.) The act of enfeoffing.

Enfeoffment (n.) The instrument or deed by which one is invested with the fee of an estate.

Enfester (v. t.) To fester.

Enfetter (v. t.) To bind in fetters; to enchain.

Enfever (v. t.) To excite fever in.

Enfierced (imp. & p. p.) of Enfierce

Enfiercing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfierce

Enfierce (v. t.) To make fierce.

Enfilade (n.) A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line.

Enfilade (n.) A firing in the direction of the length of a trench, or a line of parapet or troops, etc.; a raking fire.

Enfiladed (imp. & p. p.) of Enfilade

Enfilading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfilade

Enfilade (v. t.) To pierce, scour, or rake with shot in the direction of the length of, as a work, or a line of troops.

Enfiled (p. a.) Having some object, as the head of a man or beast, impaled upon it; as, a sword which is said to be "enfiled of" the thing which it pierces.

Enfire (v. t.) To set on fire.

Enflesh (v. t.) To clothe with flesh.

Enflowered (imp. & p. p.) of Enflower

Enflowering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enflower

Enflower (v. t.) To cover or deck with flowers.

Enfold (v. t.) To infold. See Infold.

Enfoldment (n.) The act of infolding. See Infoldment.

Enforced (imp. & p. p.) of Enforce

Enforcing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enforce

Enforce (v. t.) To put force upon; to force; to constrain; to compel; as, to enforce obedience to commands.

Enforce (v. t.) To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to enforce a passage.

Enforce (v. t.) To put in motion or action by violence; to drive.

Enforce (v. t.) To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests.

Enforce (v. t.) To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws.

Enforce (v. t.) To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon.

Enforce (v. i.) To attempt by force.

Enforce (v. i.) To prove; to evince.

Enforce (v. i.) To strengthen; to grow strong.

Enforce (n.) Force; strength; power.

Enforceable (a.) Capable of being enforced.

Enforced (a.) Compelled; forced; not voluntary.

Enforcement (n.) The act of enforcing; compulsion.

Enforcement (n.) A giving force to; a putting in execution.

Enforcement (n.) That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.

Enforcer (n.) One who enforces.

Enforcible (a.) That may be enforced.

Enforcive (a.) Serving to enforce or constrain; compulsive.

Enforest (v. t.) To turn into a forest.

Enform (v. t.) To form; to fashion.

Enfouldred (a.) Mixed with, or emitting, lightning.

Enframe (v. t.) To inclose, as in a frame.

Enfranchised (imp. & p. p.) of Enfranchise

Enfranchising (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enfranchise

Enfranchise (v. t.) To set free; to liberate from slavery, prison, or any binding power.

Enfranchise (v. t.) To endow with a franchise; to incorporate into a body politic and thus to invest with civil and political privileges; to admit to the privileges of a freeman.

Enfranchise (v. t.) To receive as denizens; to naturalize; as, to enfranchise foreign words.

Enfranchisement (n.) Releasing from slavery or custody.

Enfranchisement (n.) Admission to the freedom of a corporation or body politic; investiture with the privileges of free citizens.

Enfranchiser (n.) One who enfranchises.

Enfree (v. t.) To set free.

Enfreedom (v. t.) To set free.

Enfreeze (v. t.) To freeze; to congeal.

Enfroward (v. t.) To make froward, perverse, or ungovernable.

Engaged (imp. & p. p.) of Engage

Engaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engage

Engage (v. t.) To put under pledge; to pledge; to place under obligations to do or forbear doing something, as by a pledge, oath, or promise; to bind by contract or promise.

Engage (v. t.) To gain for service; to bring in as associate or aid; to enlist; as, to engage friends to aid in a cause; to engage men for service.

Engage (v. t.) To gain over; to win and attach; to attract and hold; to draw.

Engage (v. t.) To employ the attention and efforts of; to occupy; to engross; to draw on.

Engage (v. t.) To enter into contest with; to encounter; to bring to conflict.

Engage (v. t.) To come into gear with; as, the teeth of one cogwheel engage those of another, or one part of a clutch engages the other part.

Engage (v. i.) To promise or pledge one's self; to enter into an obligation; to become bound; to warrant.

Engage (v. i.) To embark in a business; to take a part; to employ or involve one's self; to devote attention and effort; to enlist; as, to engage in controversy.

Engage (v. i.) To enter into conflict; to join battle; as, the armies engaged in a general battle.

Engage (v. i.) To be in gear, as two cogwheels working together.

Engaged (a.) Occupied; employed; busy.

Engaged (a.) Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.

Engaged (a.) Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.

Engaged (a.) Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.

Engagedly (adv.) With attachment; with interest; earnestly.

Engagedness (n.) The state of being deeply interested; earnestness; zeal.

Engagement (n.) The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest.

Engagement (n.) The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife.

Engagement (n.) That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of any office.

Engagement (n.) An action; a fight; a battle.

Engagement (n.) The state of being in gear; as, one part of a clutch is brought into engagement with the other part.

Engager (n.) One who enters into an engagement or agreement; a surety.

Engaging (a.) Tending to draw the attention or affections; attractive; as, engaging manners or address.

Engallant (v. t.) To make a gallant of.

Engaol (v. t.) To put in jail; to imprison.

Engarboil (v. t.) To throw into disorder; to disturb.

Engarland (v. t.) To encircle with a garland, or with garlands.

Engarrison (v. t.) To garrison; to put in garrison, or to protect by a garrison.

Engastrimuth (n.) An ventriloquist.

Engendered (imp. & p. p.) of Engender

Engendering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engender

Engender (v. t.) To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget.

Engender (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife.

Engender (v. i.) To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.

Engender (v. i.) To come together; to meet, as in sexual embrace.

Engender (n.) One who, or that which, engenders.

Engendrure (n.) The act of generation.

Engild (v. t.) To gild; to make splendent.

Engine (n.) (Pronounced, in this sense, ////.) Natural capacity; ability; skill.

Engine (n.) Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; an agent.

Engine (n.) Any instrument by which any effect is produced; especially, an instrument or machine of war or torture.

Engine (n.) A compound machine by which any physical power is applied to produce a given physical effect.

Engine (v. t.) To assault with an engine.

Engine (v. t.) To equip with an engine; -- said especially of steam vessels; as, vessels are often built by one firm and engined by another.

Engine (v. t.) (Pronounced, in this sense, /////.) To rack; to torture.

Engineer (n.) A person skilled in the principles and practice of any branch of engineering. See under Engineering, n.

Engineer (n.) One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.

Engineer (n.) One who carries through an enterprise by skillful or artful contrivance; an efficient manager.

Engineered (imp. & p. p.) of Engineer

Engineering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engineer

Engineer (v. t.) To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road.

Engineer (v. t.) To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress.

Engineering (n.) Originally, the art of managing engines; in its modern and extended sense, the art and science by which the mechanical properties of matter are made useful to man in structures and machines; the occupation and work of an engineer.

Enginemen (pl. ) of Engineman

Engineman (n.) A man who manages, or waits on, an engine.

Enginer (n.) A contriver; an inventor; a contriver of engines.

Enginery (n.) The act or art of managing engines, or artillery.

Enginery (n.) Engines, in general; instruments of war.

Enginery (n.) Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement.

Engine-sized (a.) Sized by a machine, and not while in the pulp; -- said of paper.

Enginous (a.) Pertaining to an engine.

Enginous (a.) Contrived with care; ingenious.

Engirded (imp. & p. p.) of Engird

Engirt () of Engird

Engirding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engird

Engird (v. t.) To gird; to encompass.

Engirdle (v. t.) To surround as with a girdle; to girdle.

Engirt (v. t.) To engird.

Engiscope (n.) A kind of reflecting microscope.

Englaimed (a.) Clammy.

Engle (n.) A favorite; a paramour; an ingle.

Engle (v. t.) To cajole or coax, as favorite.

English (a.) Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

English (a.) See 1st Bond, n., 8.

English (n.) Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.

English (n.) The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.

English (n.) A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.

English (n.) A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.

Englished (imp. & p. p.) of English

Englishing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of English

English (v. t.) To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.

English (v. t.) To strike (the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion.

Englishable (a.) Capable of being translated into, or expressed in, English.

Englishism (n.) A quality or characteristic peculiar to the English.

Englishism (n.) A form of expression peculiar to the English language as spoken in England; an Anglicism.

Englishmen (pl. ) of Englishman

Englishman (n.) A native or a naturalized inhabitant of England.

Englishry (n.) The state or privilege of being an Englishman.

Englishry (n.) A body of English or people of English descent; -- commonly applied to English people in Ireland.

Englishwomen (pl. ) of Englishwoman

Englishwoman (n.) Fem. of Englishman.

Engloom (v. t.) To make gloomy.

Englue (v. t.) To join or close fast together, as with glue; as, a coffer well englued.

Englutted (imp. & p. p.) of Englut

Englutting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Englut

Englut (v. t.) To swallow or gulp down.

Englut (v. t.) To glut.

Engore (v. t.) To gore; to pierce; to lacerate.

Engore (v. t.) To make bloody.

Engorged (imp. & p. p.) of Engorge

Engorging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engorge

Engorge (v. t.) To gorge; to glut.

Engorge (v. t.) To swallow with greediness or in large quantities; to devour.

Engorge (v. i.) To feed with eagerness or voracity; to stuff one's self with food.

Engorged (p. a.) Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.

Engorged (p. a.) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.

Engorgement (n.) The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting.

Engorgement (n.) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion.

Engorgement (n.) The clogging of a blast furnace.

Engouled (a.) Partly swallowed; disappearing in the jaws of anything; as, an infant engouled by a serpent; said also of an ordinary, when its two ends to issue from the mouths of lions, or the like; as, a bend engouled.

Engoulee (a.) Same as Engouled.

Engraff (v. t.) To graft; to fix deeply.

Engraffment (n.) See Ingraftment.

Engraft (v. t.) See Ingraft.

Engraftation (n.) Alt. of Engraftment

Engraftment (n.) The act of ingrafting; ingraftment.

Engrailed (imp. & p. p.) of Engrail

Engrailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrail

Engrail (v. t.) To variegate or spot, as with hail.

Engrail (v. t.) To indent with small curves. See Engrailed.

Engrail (v. i.) To form an edging or border; to run in curved or indented lines.

Engrailed (a.) Indented with small concave curves, as the edge of a bordure, bend, or the like.

Engrailment (n.) The ring of dots round the edge of a medal, etc.

Engrailment (n.) Indentation in curved lines, as of a line of division or the edge of an ordinary.

Engrained (imp. & p. p.) of Engrain

Engraining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrain

Engrain (v. t.) To dye in grain, or of a fast color. See Ingrain.

Engrain (v. t.) To incorporate with the grain or texture of anything; to infuse deeply. See Ingrain.

Engrain (v. t.) To color in imitation of the grain of wood; to grain. See Grain, v. t., 1.

Engrapple (v. t. & i.) To grapple.

Engrasped (imp. & p. p.) of Engrasp

Engrasping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrasp

Engrasp (v. t.) To grasp; to grip.

Engrave (v. t.) To deposit in the grave; to bury.

Engraved (imp.) of Engrave

Engraved (p. p.) of Engrave

Engraven () of Engrave

Engraving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engrave

Engrave (v. t.) To cut in; to make by incision.

Engrave (v. t.) To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures; to mark with incisions.

Engrave (v. t.) To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood, stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.

Engrave (v. t.) To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.

Engraved (a.) Made by engraving or ornamented with engraving.

Engraved (a.) Having the surface covered with irregular, impressed lines.

Engravement (n.) Engraving.

Engravement (n.) Engraved work.

Engraver (n.) One who engraves; a person whose business it is to produce engraved work, especially on metal or wood.

Engravery (n.) The trade or work of an engraver.

Engraving (n.) The act or art of producing upon hard material incised or raised patterns, characters, lines, and the like; especially, the art of producing such lines, etc., in the surface of metal plates or blocks of wood. Engraving is used for the decoration of the surface itself; also, for producing an original, from which a pattern or design may be printed on paper.

Engraving (n.) That which is engraved; an engraved plate.

Engraving (n.) An impression from an engraved plate, block of wood, or other material; a print.

Engregge (v. t.) To aggravate; to make worse; to lie heavy on.

Engrieve (v. t.) To grieve.

Engrossed (imp. & p. p.) of Engross

Engrossing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engross

Engross (v. t.) To make gross, thick, or large; to thicken; to increase in bulk or quantity.

Engross (v. t.) To amass.

Engross (v. t.) To copy or write in a large hand (en gross, i. e., in large); to write a fair copy of in distinct and legible characters; as, to engross a deed or like instrument on parchment.

Engross (v. t.) To seize in the gross; to take the whole of; to occupy wholly; to absorb; as, the subject engrossed all his thoughts.

Engross (v. t.) To purchase either the whole or large quantities of, for the purpose of enhancing the price and making a profit; hence, to take or assume in undue quantity, proportion, or degree; as, to engross commodities in market; to engross power.

Engrosser (n.) One who copies a writing in large, fair characters.

Engrosser (n.) One who takes the whole; a person who purchases such quantities of articles in a market as to raise the price; a forestaller.

Engrossment (n.) The act of engrossing; as, the engrossment of a deed.

Engrossment (n.) That which has been engrossed, as an instrument, legislative bill, goods, etc.

Enguard (v. t.) To surround as with a guard.

Engulfed (imp. & p. p.) of Engulf

Engulfing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engulf

Engulf (v. t.) To absorb or swallow up as in a gulf.

Engulfment (n.) A swallowing up as if in a gulf.

Engyn () Variant of Engine.

Enhalo (v. t.) To surround with a halo.

Enhanced (imp. & p. p.) of Enhance

Enhancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enhance

Enhance (v. t.) To raise or lift up; to exalt.

Enhance (v. t.) To advance; to augment; to increase; to heighten; to make more costly or attractive; as, to enhance the price of commodities; to enhance beauty or kindness; hence, also, to render more heinous; to aggravate; as, to enhance crime.

Enhance (v. i.) To be raised up; to grow larger; as, a debt enhances rapidly by compound interest.

Enhancement (n.) The act of increasing, or state of being increased; augmentation; aggravation; as, the enhancement of value, price, enjoyments, crime.

Enhancer (n.) One who enhances; one who, or that which, raises the amount, price, etc.

Enharbor (v. t.) To find harbor or safety in; to dwell in or inhabit.

Enharden (v. t.) To harden; to embolden.

Enharmonic (a.) Alt. of Enharmonical

Enharmonical (a.) Of or pertaining to that one of the three kinds of musical scale (diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic) recognized by the ancient Greeks, which consisted of quarter tones and major thirds, and was regarded as the most accurate.

Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a change of notes to the eye, while, as the same keys are used, the instrument can mark no difference to the ear, as the substitution of A/ for G/.

Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a scale of perfect intonation which recognizes all the notes and intervals that result from the exact tuning of diatonic scales and their transposition into other keys.

Enharmonically (adv.) In the enharmonic style or system; in just intonation.

Enhearten (v. t.) To give heart to; to fill with courage; to embolden.

Enhedge (v. t.) To surround as with a hedge.

Enhort (v. t.) To encourage.

Enhunger (v. t.) To make hungry.

Enhydros (n.) A variety of chalcedony containing water.

Enhydrous (a.) Having water within; containing fluid drops; -- said of certain crystals.

Enigmas (pl. ) of Enigma

Enigma (n.) A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning of which is to be discovered or guessed.

Enigma (n.) An action, mode of action, or thing, which cannot be satisfactorily explained; a puzzle; as, his conduct is an enigma.

Enigmatic (a.) Alt. of Enigmatical

Enigmatical (a.) Relating to or resembling an enigma; not easily explained or accounted for; darkly expressed; obscure; puzzling; as, an enigmatical answer.

Enigmatically (adv.) Darkly; obscurely.

Enigmatist (n.) One who makes, or talks in, enigmas.

Enigmatized (imp. & p. p.) of Enigmatize

Enigmatizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enigmatize

Enigmatize (v. i.) To make, or talk in, enigmas; to deal in riddles.

Enigmatography (n.) Alt. of Enigmatology

Enigmatology (n.) The art of making or of solving enigmas.

Enisled (p. a.) Placed alone or apart, as if on an island; severed, as an island.

Enjailed (imp. & p. p.) of Enjall

Enjailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjall

Enjall (v. t.) To put into jail; to imprison.

Enjoined (imp. & p. p.) of Enjoin

Enjoining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjoin

Enjoin (v. t.) To lay upon, as an order or command; to give an injunction to; to direct with authority; to order; to charge.

Enjoin (v. t.) To prohibit or restrain by a judicial order or decree; to put an injunction on.

Enjoin (v. t.) To join or unite.

Enjoiner (n.) One who enjoins.

Enjoinment (n.) Direction; command; authoritative admonition.

Enjoyed (imp. & p. p.) of Enjoy

Enjoying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjoy

Enjoy (v. t.) To take pleasure or satisfaction in the possession or experience of; to feel or perceive with pleasure; to be delighted with; as, to enjoy the dainties of a feast; to enjoy conversation.

Enjoy (v. t.) To have, possess, and use with satisfaction; to occupy or have the benefit of, as a good or profitable thing, or as something desirable; as, to enjoy a free constitution and religious liberty.

Enjoy (v. t.) To have sexual intercourse with.

Enjoy (v. i.) To take satisfaction; to live in happiness.

Enjoyable (a.) Capable of being enjoyed or of giving joy; yielding enjoyment.

Enjoyer (n.) One who enjoys.

Enjoyment (n.) The condition of enjoying anything; pleasure or satisfaction, as in the possession or occupancy of anything; possession and use; as, the enjoyment of an estate.

Enjoyment (n.) That which gives pleasure or keen satisfaction.

Enkennel (v. t.) To put into a kennel.

Enkerchiefed (a.) Bound with a kerchief; draped; hooded; covered.

Enkindled (imp. & p. p.) of Enkindle

Enkindling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enkindle

Enkindle (v. t.) To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle.

Enkindle (v. t.) To excite; to rouse into action; to incite.

Enlace (v. t.) To bind or encircle with lace, or as with lace; to lace; to encircle; to enfold; hence, to entangle.

Enlacement (n.) The act of enlacing, or state of being enlaced; a surrounding as with a lace.

Enlard (v. t.) To cover or dress with lard or grease; to fatten.

Enlarged (imp. & p. p.) of Enlarge

Enlarging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enlarge

Enlarge (v. t.) To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.

Enlarge (v. t.) To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.

Enlarge (v. t.) To set at large or set free.

Enlarge (v. i.) To grow large or larger; to be further extended; to expand; as, a plant enlarges by growth; an estate enlarges by good management; a volume of air enlarges by rarefaction.

Enlarge (v. i.) To speak or write at length; to be diffuse in speaking or writing; to expatiate; to dilate.

Enlarge (v. i.) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; -- said of the wind.

Enlarged (a.) Made large or larger; extended; swollen.

Enlargement (n.) The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion.

Enlargement (n.) Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the feelings and character; as, an enlargement of views, of knowledge, of affection.

Enlargement (n.) A setting at large, or being set at large; release from confinement, servitude, or distress; liberty.

Enlargement (n.) Diffusiveness of speech or writing; expatiation; a wide range of discourse or argument.

Enlarger (n.) One that enlarges.

Enlay (v. t.) See Inlay.

Enlengthen (v. t.) To lengthen.

Enleven (n.) Eleven.

Enlight (v. t.) To illumine; to enlighten.

Enlighten (v. t.) To supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth.

Enlighten (v. t.) To make clear to the intellect or conscience; to shed the light of truth and knowledge upon; to furnish with increase of knowledge; to instruct; as, to enlighten the mind or understanding.

Enlightener (n.) One who enlightens or illuminates; one who, or that which, communicates light to the eye, or clear views to the mind.

Enlightenment (n.) Act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed.

Enlimn (v. t.) To adorn by illuminating or ornamenting with colored and decorated letters and figures, as a book or manuscript.

Enlink (v. t.) To chain together; to connect, as by links.

Enlisted (imp. & p. p.) of Enlist

Enlisting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enlist

Enlist (v. t.) To enter on a list; to enroll; to register.

Enlist (v. t.) To engage for military or naval service, the name being entered on a list or register; as, to enlist men.

Enlist (v. t.) To secure the support and aid of; to employ in advancing interest; as, to enlist persons in the cause of truth, or in a charitable enterprise.

Enlist (v. i.) To enroll and bind one's self for military or naval service; as, he enlisted in the regular army; the men enlisted for the war.

Enlist (v. i.) To enter heartily into a cause, as if enrolled.

Enlistment (n.) The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor.

Enlistment (n.) The writing by which an enlisted man is bound.

Enlive (v. t.) To enliven.

Enlivened (imp. & p. p.) of Enliven

Enlivening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enliven

Enliven (v. t.) To give life, action, or motion to; to make vigorous or active; to excite; to quicken; as, fresh fuel enlivens a fire.

Enliven (v. t.) To give spirit or vivacity to; to make sprightly, gay, or cheerful; to animate; as, mirth and good humor enliven a company; enlivening strains of music.

Enlivener (n.) One who, or that which, enlivens, animates, or invigorates.

Enlock (v. t.) To lock; to inclose.

Enlumine (v. t.) To illumine.

Enlute (v. t.) To coat with clay; to lute.

Enmanche (a.) Resembling, or covered with, a sleeve; -- said of the chief when lines are drawn from the middle point of the upper edge upper edge to the sides.

Enmarble (v. t.) To make hard as marble; to harden.

Enmesh (v. t.) To catch or entangle in, or as in, meshes.

Enmew (v. t.) See Emmew.

Enmist (v. t.) To infold, as in a mist.

Enmities (pl. ) of Enmity

Enmity (n.) The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.

Enmity (n.) A state of opposition; hostility.

Enmossed (a.) Covered with moss; mossed.

Enmove (v. t.) See Emmove.

Enmuffle (v. t.) To muffle up.

Enmure (v. t.) To immure.

Ennation (n.) The ninth segment in insects.

Ennead (n.) The number nine or a group of nine.

Enneagon (n.) A polygon or plane figure with nine sides and nine angles; a nonagon.

Enneagonal (a.) Belonging to an enneagon; having nine angles.

Enneagynous (a.) Having or producing nine pistils or styles; -- said of a flower or plant.

Enheahedral (a.) Having nine sides.

Enheahedria (n.) Alt. of Enheahedron

Enheahedron (n.) A figure having nine sides; a nonagon.

Enneandria (n.) A Linnaean class of plants having nine stamens.

Enneandrian (a.) Alt. of Enneandrous

Enneandrous (a.) Having nine stamens.

Enneapetalous (a.) Having nine petals, or flower leaves.

Enneaspermous (a.) Having nine seeds; -- said of fruits.

Enneatic (a.) Alt. of Enneatical

Enneatical (a.) Occurring once in every nine times, days, years, etc.; every ninth.

Ennew (v. t.) To make new.

Enniche (v. t.) To place in a niche.

Ennobled (imp. & p. p.) of Ennoble

Ennobling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ennoble

Ennoble (v. t.) To make noble; to elevate in degree, qualities, or excellence; to dignify.

Ennoble (v. t.) To raise to the rank of nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner.

Ennoblement (n.) The act of making noble, or of exalting, dignifying, or advancing to nobility.

Ennoblement (n.) That which ennobles; excellence; dignity.

Ennobler (n.) One who ennobles.

Ennui (n.) A feeling of weariness and disgust; dullness and languor of spirits, arising from satiety or want of interest; tedium.

Ennuye (a.) Affected with ennui; weary in spirits; emotionally exhausted.

Ennuye (n.) One who is affected with ennui.

Ennuyee (n.) A woman affected with ennui.

Enodal (a.) Without a node.

Enodation (n.) The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, also, the solution of a difficulty.

Enode (v. t.) To clear of knots; to make clear.

Enoint (a.) Anointed.

Enomotarch (n.) The commander of an enomoty.

Enomoty (n.) A band of sworn soldiers; a division of the Spartan army ranging from twenty-five to thirty-six men, bound together by oath.

Enopla (n. pl.) One of the orders of Nemertina, characterized by the presence of a peculiar armature of spines or plates in the proboscis.

Enoptomancy (n.) Divination by the use of a mirror.

Enorm (a.) Enormous.

Enormities (pl. ) of Enormity

Enormity (n.) The state or quality of exceeding a measure or rule, or of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous.

Enormity (n.) That which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order, right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity.

Enormous (a.) Exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due proportion; inordinate; abnormal.

Enormous (a.) Exceedingly wicked; outrageous; atrocious; monstrous; as, an enormous crime.

Enormously (adv.) In an enormous degree.

Enormousness (n.) The state of being enormous.

Enorthotrope (n.) An optical toy; a card on which confused or imperfect figures are drawn, but which form to the eye regular figures when the card is rapidly revolved. See Thaumatrope.

Enough (a.) Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.

Enough (adv.) In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.

Enough (adv.) Fully; quite; -- used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very; as, he is ready enough to embrace the offer.

Enough (adv.) In a tolerable degree; -- used to express mere acceptableness or acquiescence, and implying a degree or quantity rather less than is desired; as, the song was well enough.

Enough (n.) A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire, is adequate to the want, or is equal to the power or ability; as, he had enough to do take care of himself.

Enough (interj.) An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.

Enounced (imp. & p. p.) of Enounce

Enouncing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enounce

Enounce (v. t.) To announce; to declare; to state, as a proposition or argument.

Enounce (v. t.) To utter; to articulate.

Enouncement (n.) Act of enouncing; that which is enounced.

Enow () A form of Enough.

Enpatron (v. t.) To act the part of a patron towards; to patronize.

Enpierce (v. t.) To pierce.

Enquere (v. i.) To inquire.

Enquicken (v. t.) To quicken; to make alive.

Enquire (v. i. & t.) See Inquire.

Enquirer (n.) See Inquirer.

Enquiry (n.) See Inquiry.

Enrace (v. t.) To enroot; to implant.

Enraged (imp. & p. p.) of Enrage

Enraging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enrage

Enrage (v. t.) To fill with rage; to provoke to frenzy or madness; to make furious.

Enragement (n.) Act of enraging or state of being enraged; excitement.

Enrange (v. t.) To range in order; to put in rank; to arrange.

Enrange (v. t.) To rove over; to range.

Enrank (v. t.) To place in ranks or in order.

Enrapt (p. a.) Thrown into ecstasy; transported; enraptured.

Enraptured (imp. & p. p.) of Enrapture

Enrapturing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enrapture

Enrapture (v. t.) To transport with pleasure; to delight beyond measure; to enravish.

Enravish (v. t.) To transport with delight; to enrapture; to fascinate.

Enravishingly (adv.) So as to throw into ecstasy.

Enravishment (n.) The state of being enravished or enraptured; ecstasy; rapture.

Enregister (v. t.) To register; to enroll or record; to inregister.

Enrheum (v. i.) To contract a rheum.

Enriched (imp. & p. p.) of Enrich

Enriching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enrich

Enrich (v. t.) To make rich with any kind of wealth; to render opulent; to increase the possessions of; as, to enrich the understanding with knowledge.

Enrich (v. t.) To supply with ornament; to adorn; as, to enrich a ceiling by frescoes.

Enrich (v. t.) To make rich with manure; to fertilize; -- said of the soil; as, to enrich land by irrigation.

Enrich (v. t.) To supply with knowledge; to instruct; to store; -- said of the mind.

Enricher (n.) One who enriches.

Enrichment (n.) The act of making rich, or that which enriches; increase of value by improvements, embellishment, etc.; decoration; embellishment.

Enridge (v. t.) To form into ridges.

Enring (v. t.) To encircle.

Enripen (v. t.) To ripen.

Enrive (v. t.) To rive; to cleave.

Enrobe (v. t.) To invest or adorn with a robe; to attire.

Enrockment (n.) A mass of large stones thrown into water at random to form bases of piers, breakwaters, etc.

Enrolled (imp. & p. p.) of Enroll

Enrolling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enroll

Enroll (n.) To insert in a roil; to register or enter in a list or catalogue or on rolls of court; hence, to record; to insert in records; to leave in writing; as, to enroll men for service; to enroll a decree or a law; also, reflexively, to enlist.

Enroll (n.) To envelop; to inwrap; to involve.

Enroller (n.) One who enrolls or registers.

Enrollment (n.) The act of enrolling; registration.

Enrollment (n.) A writing in which anything is enrolled; a register; a record.

Enroot (v. t.) To fix by the root; to fix fast; to implant deep.

Enround (v. t.) To surround.

En route () On the way or road.

Ens (n.) Entity, being, or existence; an actually existing being; also, God, as the Being of Beings.

Ens (n.) Something supposed to condense within itself all the virtues and qualities of a substance from which it is extracted; essence.

Ensafe (v. t.) To make safe.

Ensample (n.) An example; a pattern or model for imitation.

Ensample (v. t.) To exemplify, to show by example.

Ensanguine (v. t.) To stain or cover with blood; to make bloody, or of a blood-red color; as, an ensanguined hue.

Ensate (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves, or appendages; ensiform.

Enscale (v. t.) To cover with scales.

Enshedule (v. t.) To insert in a schedule. See Schedule.

Ensconced (imp. & p. p.) of Ensconce

Ensconcing (imp. & p. p.) of Ensconce

Ensconce (v. t.) To cover or shelter, as with a sconce or fort; to place or hide securely; to conceal.

Enseal (v. t.) To impress with a seal; to mark as with a seal; hence, to ratify.

Enseam (v. t.) To sew up; to inclose by a seam; hence, to include; to contain.

Enseam (v. t.) To cover with grease; to defile; to pollute.

Ensear (v. t.) To sear; to dry up.

Ensearch (v. i.) To make search; to try to find something.

Ensearch (v. t. ) To search for.

Enseel (v. t.) To close eyes of; to seel; -- said in reference to a hawk.

Enseint (a.) With child; pregnant. See Enceinte.

Ensemble (n.) The whole; all the parts taken together.

Ensemble (adv.) All at once; together.

Enshelter (v. t.) To shelter.

Enshield (v. t.) To defend, as with a shield; to shield.

Enshield (a.) Shielded; enshielded.

Enshrined (imp. & p. p.) of Enshrine

Enshrining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enshrine

Enshrine (v. t.) To inclose in a shrine or chest; hence, to preserve or cherish as something sacred; as, to enshrine something in memory.

Enshroud (v. t.) To cover with, or as with, a shroud; to shroud.

Ensiferous (a.) Bearing a sword.

Ensiform (a.) Having the form of a sword blade; sword-shaped; as, an ensiform leaf.

Ensign (n.) A flag; a banner; a standard; esp., the national flag, or a banner indicating nationality, carried by a ship or a body of soldiers; -- as distinguished from flags indicating divisions of the army, rank of naval officers, or private signals, and the like.

Ensign (n.) A signal displayed like a standard, to give notice.

Ensign (n.) Sign; badge of office, rank, or power; symbol.

Ensign (n.) Formerly, a commissioned officer of the army who carried the ensign or flag of a company or regiment.

Ensign (n.) A commissioned officer of the lowest grade in the navy, corresponding to the grade of second lieutenant in the army.

Ensign (v. t.) To designate as by an ensign.

Ensign (v. t.) To distinguish by a mark or ornament; esp. (Her.), by a crown; thus, any charge which has a crown immediately above or upon it, is said to be ensigned.

Ensigncies (pl. ) of Ensigncy

Ensigncy (n.) The rank or office of an ensign.

Ensignship (n.) The state or rank of an ensign.

Ensilage (n.) The process of preserving fodder (such as cornstalks, rye, oats, millet, etc.) by compressing it while green and fresh in a pit or vat called a silo, where it is kept covered from the air; as the ensilage of fodder.

Ensilage (n.) The fodder preserved in a silo.

Ensilaged (imp. & p. p.) of Ensilage

Ensilaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ensilage

Ensilage (v. t.) To preserve in a silo; as, to ensilage cornstalks.

Ensky (v. t.) To place in the sky or in heaven.

Enslaved (imp. & p. p.) of Enslave

Enslaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enslave

Enslave (v. t.) To reduce to slavery; to make a slave of; to subject to a dominant influence.

Enslavedness (n.) State of being enslaved.

Enslavement (n.) The act of reducing to slavery; state of being enslaved; bondage; servitude.

Enslaver (n.) One who enslaves.

Ensnare (v. t.) To catch in a snare. See Insnare.

Ensnarl (v. t.) To entangle.

Ensober (v. t.) To make sober.

Ensoul (v. t.) To indue or imbue (a body) with soul.

Ensphere (v. t.) To place in a sphere; to envelop.

Ensphere (v. t.) To form into a sphere.

Enstamp (v. t.) To stamp; to mark as /ith a stamp; to impress deeply.

Enstate (v. t.) See Instate.

Enstatite (n.) A mineral of the pyroxene group, orthorhombic in crystallization; often fibrous and massive; color grayish white or greenish. It is a silicate of magnesia with some iron. Bronzite is a ferriferous variety.

Enstatitic (a.) Relating to enstatite.

Enstore (v. t.) To restore.

Enstyle (v. t.) To style; to name.

Ensuable (a.) Ensuing; following.

Ensued (imp. & p. p.) of Ensue

Ensuing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ensue

Ensue (v. t.) To follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake.

Ensue (v. i.) To follow or come afterward; to follow as a consequence or in chronological succession; to result; as, an ensuing conclusion or effect; the year ensuing was a cold one.

Ensure (v. t.) To make sure. See Insure.

Ensure (v. t.) To betroth.

Ensurer (n.) See Insurer.

Enswathe (v. t.) To swathe; to envelop, as in swaddling clothes.

Enswathement (n.) The act of enswathing, or the state of being enswathed.

Ensweep (v. t.) To sweep over or across; to pass over rapidly.

Ent- () A prefix signifying within. See Ento-.

-ent () An adjective suffix signifying action or being; as, corrodent, excellent, emergent, continent, quiescent. See -ant.

Entablature (n.) The superstructure which lies horizontally upon the columns. See Illust. of Column, Cornice.

Entablement (n.) See Entablature.

Entackle (v. t.) To supply with tackle.

Entad (adv.) Toward the inside or central part; away from the surface; -- opposed to ectad.

Entail (n.) That which is entailed.

Entail (n.) An estate in fee entailed, or limited in descent to a particular class of issue.

Entail (n.) The rule by which the descent is fixed.

Entail (n.) Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio.

Entailed (imp. & p. p.) of Entail

Entailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entail

Entail (n.) To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a person and his descendants or a certain line of descendants; -- said especially of an estate; to bestow as an heritage.

Entail (n.) To appoint hereditary possessor.

Entail (n.) To cut or carve in a ornamental way.

Entailment (n.) The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent.

Entailment (n.) The condition of being entailed.

Entailment (n.) A thing entailed.

Ental (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, central or deep parts; inner; -- opposed to ectal.

Entame (v. t.) To tame.

Entangled (imp. & p. p.) of Entangle

Entangling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entangle

Entangle (v. t.) To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated; to make tangled, confused, and intricate; as, to entangle yarn or the hair.

Entangle (v. t.) To involve in such complications as to render extrication a bewildering difficulty; hence, metaphorically, to insnare; to perplex; to bewilder; to puzzle; as, to entangle the feet in a net, or in briers.

Entanglement (n.) State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.

Entangler (n.) One that entangles.

Entasia (n.) Tonic spasm; -- applied generically to denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as tetanus, trismus, etc.

Entasis (n.) A slight convex swelling of the shaft of a column.

Entasis (n.) Same as Entasia.

Entassment (n.) A heap; accumulation.

Entastic (a.) Relating to any disease characterized by tonic spasms.

Entelechy (n.) An actuality; a conception completely actualized, in distinction from mere potential existence.

Entellus (n.) An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.

Entend (v. i.) To attend to; to apply one's self to.

Entender (v. t.) To make tender.

Entender (v. t.) To treat with tenderness.

Ententive (a.) Attentive; zealous.

Enter- () A prefix signifying between, among, part.

Entered (imp. & p. p.) of Enter

Entering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enter

Enter (v. t.) To come or go into; to pass into the interior of; to pass within the outer cover or shell of; to penetrate; to pierce; as, to enter a house, a closet, a country, a door, etc.; the river enters the sea.

Enter (v. t.) To unite in; to join; to be admitted to; to become a member of; as, to enter an association, a college, an army.

Enter (v. t.) To engage in; to become occupied with; as, to enter the legal profession, the book trade, etc.

Enter (v. t.) To pass within the limits of; to attain; to begin; to commence upon; as, to enter one's teens, a new era, a new dispensation.

Enter (v. t.) To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted; as, to enter a knife into a piece of wood, a wedge into a log; to enter a boy at college, a horse for a race, etc.

Enter (v. t.) To inscribe; to enroll; to record; as, to enter a name, or a date, in a book, or a book in a catalogue; to enter the particulars of a sale in an account, a manifest of a ship or of merchandise at the customhouse.

Enter (v. t.) To go into or upon, as lands, and take actual possession of them.

Enter (v. t.) To place in regular form before the court, usually in writing; to put upon record in proper from and order; as, to enter a writ, appearance, rule, or judgment.

Enter (v. t.) To make report of (a vessel or her cargo) at the customhouse; to submit a statement of (imported goods), with the original invoices, to the proper officer of the customs for estimating the duties. See Entry, 4.

Enter (v. t.) To file or inscribe upon the records of the land office the required particulars concerning (a quantity of public land) in order to entitle a person to a right pf preemption.

Enter (v. t.) To deposit for copyright the title or description of (a book, picture, map, etc.); as, "entered according to act of Congress."

Enter (v. t.) To initiate; to introduce favorably.

Enter (v. i.) To go or come in; -- often with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps.

Enter (v. i.) To get admission; to introduce one's self; to penetrate; to form or constitute a part; to become a partaker or participant; to share; to engage; -- usually with into; sometimes with on or upon; as, a ball enters into the body; water enters into a ship; he enters into the plan; to enter into a quarrel; a merchant enters into partnership with some one; to enter upon another's land; the boy enters on his tenth year; to enter upon a task; lead enters into the composition of pewter.

Enter (v. i.) To penetrate mentally; to consider attentively; -- with into.

Enteradenography (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestinal glands.

Enteradenology (n.) The science which treats of the glands of the alimentary canal.

Enteralgia (n.) Pain in the intestines; colic.

Enterdeal (n.) Mutual dealings; intercourse.

Enterer (n.) One who makes an entrance or beginning.

Enteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal.

Enteritis (n.) An inflammation of the intestines.

Enterlace (v. t.) See Interlace.

Entermete (v. i.) To interfere; to intermeddle.

Entermewer (n.) A hawk gradually changing the color of its feathers, commonly in the second year.

Entermise (n.) Mediation.

Enterocele (n.) A hernial tumor whose contents are intestine.

Enterocoele (n.) A perivisceral cavity which arises as an outgrowth or outgrowths from the digestive tract; distinguished from a schizocoele, which arises by a splitting of the mesoblast of the embryo.

Enterography (n.) A treatise upon, or description of, the intestines; enterology.

Enterolith (n.) An intestinal concretion.

Enterology (n.) The science which treats of the viscera of the body.

Enteron (n.) The whole alimentary, or enteric, canal.

Enteropathy (n.) Disease of the intestines.

Enteropneusta (n. pl.) A group of wormlike invertebrates having, along the sides of the body, branchial openings for the branchial sacs, which are formed by diverticula of the alimentary canal. Balanoglossus is the only known genus. See Illustration in Appendix.

Enterorrhaphy (n.) The operation of sewing up a rent in the intestinal canal.

Enterotome (n.) A kind of scissors used for opening the intestinal canal, as in post-mortem examinations.

Enterotomy (n.) Incision of the intestines, especially in reducing certain cases of hernia.

Enterparlance (n.) Mutual talk or conversation; conference.

Enterplead (v. i.) Same as Interplead.

Enterprise (n.) That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking; as, a manly enterprise; a warlike enterprise.

Enterprise (n.) Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a man of great enterprise.

Enterprise (v. t.) To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.

Enterprise (v. t.) To treat with hospitality; to entertain.

Enterprise (v. i.) To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.

Enterpriser (n.) One who undertakes enterprises.

Enterprising (a.) Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.

Entertained (imp. & p. p.) of Entertain

Entertaining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entertain

Entertain (v. t.) To be at the charges of; to take or keep in one's service; to maintain; to support; to harbor; to keep.

Entertain (v. t.) To give hospitable reception and maintenance to; to receive at one's board, or into one's house; to receive as a guest.

Entertain (v. t.) To engage the attention of agreeably; to amuse with that which makes the time pass pleasantly; to divert; as, to entertain friends with conversation, etc.

Entertain (v. t.) To give reception to; to receive, in general; to receive and take into consideration; to admit, treat, or make use of; as, to entertain a proposal.

Entertain (v. t.) To meet or encounter, as an enemy.

Entertain (v. t.) To keep, hold, or maintain in the mind with favor; to keep in the mind; to harbor; to cherish; as, to entertain sentiments.

Entertain (v. t.) To lead on; to bring along; to introduce.

Entertain (v. i.) To receive, or provide entertainment for, guests; as, he entertains generously.

Entertain (n.) Entertainment.

Entertainer (n.) One who entertains.

Entertaining (a.) Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting.

Entertainment (n.) The act of receiving as host, or of amusing, admitting, or cherishing; hospitable reception; also, reception or treatment, in general.

Entertainment (n.) That which entertains, or with which one is entertained; as: (a) Hospitality; hospitable provision for the wants of a guest; especially, provision for the table; a hospitable repast; a feast; a formal or elegant meal. (b) That which engages the attention agreeably, amuses or diverts, whether in private, as by conversation, etc., or in public, by performances of some kind; amusement.

Entertainment (n.) Admission into service; service.

Entertainment (n.) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.

Entertake (v. t.) To entertain.

Entertissued (a.) Same as Intertissued.

Entheal (a.) Alt. of Enthean

Enthean (a.) Divinely inspired; wrought up to enthusiasm.

Entheasm (n.) Inspiration; enthusiasm.

Entheastic (a.) Of godlike energy; inspired.

Entheat (a.) Divinely inspired.

Enthelmintha (n. pl.) Alt. of Enthelminthes

Enthelminthes (n. pl.) Intestinal worms. See Helminthes.

Entheic (a.) Caused by a morbifie virus implanted in the system; as, an enthetic disease like syphilis.

Enthrall (v. t.) To hold in thrall; to enslave. See Inthrall.

Enthrallment (n.) The act of enthralling, or state of being enthralled. See Inthrallment.

Enthrill (v. t.) To pierce; to thrill.

Enthrone (v. t.) To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority or dignity.

Enthrone (v. t.) To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.

Enthronement (n.) The act of enthroning, or state of being enthroned.

Enthronization (n.) The act of enthroning; hence, the admission of a bishop to his stall or throne in his cathedral.

Enthronized (imp. & p. p.) of Enthronize

Enthronizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enthronize

Enthronize (v. t.) To place on a throne; hence, to induct into office, as a bishop.

Enthuse (v. t. & i.) To make or become enthusiastic.

Enthusiasm (n.) Inspiration as if by a divine or superhuman power; ecstasy; hence, a conceit of divine possession and revelation, or of being directly subject to some divine impulse.

Enthusiasm (n.) A state of impassioned emotion; transport; elevation of fancy; exaltation of soul; as, the poetry of enthusiasm.

Enthusiasm (n.) Enkindled and kindling fervor of soul; strong excitement of feeling on behalf of a cause or a subject; ardent and imaginative zeal or interest; as, he engaged in his profession with enthusiasm.

Enthusiasm (n.) Lively manifestation of joy or zeal.

Enthusiast (n.) One moved or actuated by enthusiasm; as: (a) One who imagines himself divinely inspired, or possessed of some special revelation; a religious madman; a fanatic. (b) One whose mind is wholly possessed and heated by what engages it; one who is influenced by a peculiar; fervor of mind; an ardent and imaginative person.

Enthusiastic (a.) Alt. of Enthusiastical

Enthusiastical (a.) Filled with enthusiasm; characterized by enthusiasm; zealous; as, an enthusiastic lover of art.

Enthusiastic (n.) An enthusiast; a zealot.

Enthymematic (a.) Alt. of Enthymematical

Enthymematical (a.) Pertaining to, or of the form of, an enthymeme.

Enthymeme (n.) An argument consisting of only two propositions, an antecedent and consequent deduced from it; a syllogism with one premise omitted; as, We are dependent; therefore we should be humble. Here the major proposition is suppressed. The complete syllogism would be, Dependent creatures should be humble; we are dependent creatures; therefore we should be humble.

Enticed (imp. & p. p.) of Entice

Enticing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entice

Entice (v. t.) To draw on, by exciting hope or desire; to allure; to attract; as, the bait enticed the fishes. Often in a bad sense: To lead astray; to induce to evil; to tempt; as, the sirens enticed them to listen.

Enticeable (a.) Capable of being enticed.

Enticement (n.) The act or practice of alluring or tempting; as, the enticements of evil companions.

Enticement (n.) That which entices, or incites to evil; means of allurement; alluring object; as, an enticement to sin.

Enticer (n.) One who entices; one who incites or allures to evil.

Enticing (a.) That entices; alluring.

Enticingly (adv.) In an enticing manner; charmingly.

Entierty (n.) See Entirety.

Entire (a.) Complete in all parts; undivided; undiminished; whole; full and perfect; not deficient; as, the entire control of a business; entire confidence, ignorance.

Entire (a.) Without mixture or alloy of anything; unqualified; morally whole; pure; faithful.

Entire (a.) Consisting of a single piece, as a corolla.

Entire (a.) Having an evenly continuous edge, as a leaf which has no kind of teeth.

Entire (a.) Not gelded; -- said of a horse.

Entire (a.) Internal; interior.

Entire (n.) Entirely.

Entire (n.) A name originally given to a kind of beer combining qualities of different kinds of beer.

Entirely (adv.) In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.

Entirely (adv.) Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.

Entireness (n.) The state or condition of being entire; completeness; fullness; totality; as, the entireness of an arch or a bridge.

Entireness (n.) Integrity; wholeness of heart; honesty.

Entireness (n.) Oneness; unity; -- applied to a condition of intimacy or close association.

Entireness (pl. ) of Entirety

Entirety (n.) The state of being entire; completeness; as, entirely of interest.

Entirety (n.) That which is entire; the whole.

Entitative (a.) Considered as pure entity; abstracted from all circumstances.

Entitled (imp. & p. p.) of Entitle

Entitling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entitle

Entitle (v. t.) To give a title to; to affix to as a name or appellation; hence, also, to dignify by an honorary designation; to denominate; to call; as, to entitle a book "Commentaries;" to entitle a man "Honorable."

Entitle (v. t.) To give a claim to; to qualify for, with a direct object of the person, and a remote object of the thing; to furnish with grounds for seeking or claiming with success; as, an officer's talents entitle him to command.

Entitle (v. t.) To attribute; to ascribe.

Entitule (v. t.) To entitle.

Entities (pl. ) of Entity

Entity (n.) A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence.

Ento- () A combining form signifying within; as, entoblast.

Entoblast (n.) The inner germ layer; endoderm. See Nucleolus.

Entobronchia (pl. ) of Entobronchium

Entobronchium (n.) One of the main bronchi in the lungs of birds.

Entocuneiform (n.) Alt. of Entocuniform

Entocuniform (n.) One of the bones of the tarsus. See Cuneiform.

Entoderm (n.) See Endoderm, and Illust. of Blastoderm.

Entodermal (a.) Alt. of Entodermic

Entodermic (a.) Relating to the entoderm.

Entogastric (a.) Pertaining to the interior of the stomach; -- applied to a mode of budding from the interior of the gastric cavity, in certain hydroids.

Entogenous (a.) See Endogenous.

Entoglossal (a.) Within the tongue; -- applied to the glossohyal bone.

Entoiled (imp. & p. p.) of Entoil

Entoiling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entoil

Entoil (v. t.) To take with toils or bring into toils; to insnare.

Entombed (imp. & p. p.) of Entomb

Entombing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entomb

Entomb (v. t.) To deposit in a tomb, as a dead body; to bury; to inter; to inhume.

Entombment (n.) The act of entombing or burying, or state of being entombed; burial.

Entomere (n.) The more granular cells, which finally become internal, in many segmenting ova, as those of mammals.

Entomic (a.) Alt. of Entomical

Entomical (a.) Relating to insects; entomological.

Entomoid (a.) Resembling an insect.

Entomoid (n.) An object resembling an insect.

Entomolin (n.) See Chitin.

Entomolite (n.) A fossil insect.

Entomologic (a.) Alt. of Entomological

Entomological (a.) Of or relating to entomology.

Entomologist (n.) One versed in entomology.

Entomologize (v. i.) To collect specimens in the study of entomology.

Entomologies (pl. ) of Entomology

Entomology (n.) That part of zoology which treats of insects.

Entomology (n.) A treatise on the science of entomology.

Entomophaga (n. pl.) One of a group of hymenopterous insects whose larvae feed parasitically upon living insects. See Ichneumon, 2.

Entomophaga (n. pl.) A group of marsupials which are partly insectivorous, as the opossum.

Entomophaga (n. pl.) A group of edentates, including the ant-eaters.

Entomophagan (a.) Relating to the Entomophaga.

Entomophagan (n.) One of the Entomophaga.

Entomophagous (a.) Feeding on insects; insectivorous.

Entomophilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of insects; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by insects.

Entomostraca (n. pl.) One of the subclasses of Crustacea, including a large number of species, many of them minute. The group embraces several orders; as the Phyllopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, and Pectostraca. See Copepoda, Phyllopoda, and Cladocera.

Entomostracan (a.) Relating to the Entomostraca.

Entomostracan (n.) One of the Entomostraca.

Entomostracous (a.) Belonging to the Entomostracans.

Entomotomist (n.) One who practices entomotomy.

Entomotomy (n.) The science of the dissection of insects.

Entonic (a.) Having great tension, or exaggerated action.

Entoperipheral (a.) Being, or having its origin, within the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to feelings, such as hunger, produced by internal disturbances. Opposed to epiperipheral.

Entophyte (n.) A vegetable parasite subsisting in the interior of the body.

Entophytic (a.) Of or pertaining to entophytes; as, an entophytic disease.

Entoplasm (n.) The inner granular layer of protoplasm in a developing ovum.

Entoplasm (n.) Endosarc.

Entoplastic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, entoplasm; as, the entoplastic products of some Protozoa, or the entoplastic modification of the cell protoplasm, by which a nucleus is produced.

Entoplastra (pl. ) of Entoplastron

Entoplastron (n.) The median plate of the plastron of turtles; -- called also entosternum.

Entoprocta (n. pl.) A group of Bryozoa in which the anus is within the circle of tentacles. See Pedicellina.

Entoptic (a.) Relating to objects situated within the eye; esp., relating to the perception of objects in one's own eye.

Entorganism (n.) An internal parasitic organism.

Entortilation (n.) A turning into a circle; round figures.

Entosterna (pl. ) of Entosternum

Entosternum (n.) See Entoplastron.

Entosthoblast (n.) The granule within the nucleolus or entoblast of a nucleated cell.

Entothorax (n.) See Endothorax.

Entotic (a.) Pertaining to the interior of the ear.

Entozoa (n. pl.) A group of worms, including the tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, etc., most of which live parasitically in the interior of other animals; the Helminthes.

Entozoa (n. pl.) An artificial group, including all kinds of animals living parasitically in others.

Entozoal (a.) Alt. of Entozoic

Entozoic (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, the Entozoa.

Entozoologist (n.) One versed in the science of the Entozoa.

Entozoa (pl. ) of Entozoon

Entozoon (n.) One of the Entozoa.

Entr'acte (n.) The interval of time which occurs between the performance of any two acts of a drama.

Entr'acte (n.) A dance, piece of music, or interlude, performed between two acts of a drama.

Entrail (v. t.) To interweave; to intertwine.

Entrail (n.) Entanglement; fold.

Entrails (n. pl.) The internal parts of animal bodies; the bowels; the guts; viscera; intestines.

Entrails (n. pl.) The internal parts; as, the entrails of the earth.

Entrain (v. t.) To draw along as a current does; as, water entrained by steam.

Entrain (v. t.) To put aboard a railway train; as, to entrain a regiment.

Entrain (v. i.) To go aboard a railway train; as, the troops entrained at the station.

Entrammel (v. t.) To trammel; to entangle.

Entrance (n.) The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person into a house or an apartment; hence, the act of taking possession, as of property, or of office; as, the entrance of an heir upon his inheritance, or of a magistrate into office.

Entrance (n.) Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.

Entrance (n.) The passage, door, or gate, for entering.

Entrance (n.) The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.

Entrance (n.) The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his entrance of the arrival was made the same day.

Entrance (n.) The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water line.

Entrance (n.) The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water line.

Entranced (imp. & p. p.) of Entrance

Entrancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entrance

Entrance (v. t.) To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.

Entrance (v. t.) To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.

Entrancement (n.) The act of entrancing, or the state of trance or ecstasy.

Entrant (n.) One who enters; a beginner.

Entrant (n.) An applicant for admission.

Entrapped (imp. & p. p.) of Entrap

Entrapping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entrap

Entrap (v. t.) To catch in a trap; to insnare; hence, to catch, as in a trap, by artifices; to involve in difficulties or distresses; to catch or involve in contradictions; as, to be entrapped by the devices of evil men.

Entreated (imp. & p. p.) of Entreat

Entreating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entreat

Entreat (v. t.) To treat, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.

Entreat (v. t.) To treat with, or in respect to, a thing desired; hence, to ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.

Entreat (v. t.) To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.

Entreat (v. t.) To invite; to entertain.

Entreat (v. i.) To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.

Entreat (v. i.) To make an earnest petition or request.

Entreat (n.) Entreaty.

Entreatable (a.) That may be entreated.

Entreatance (n.) Entreaty.

Entreater (n.) One who entreats; one who asks earnestly; a beseecher.

Entreatful (a.) Full of entreaty. [R.] See Intreatful.

Entreatingly (adv.) In an entreating manner.

Entreative (a.) Used in entreaty; pleading.

Entreatment (n.) Entreaty; invitation.

Entreaties (pl. ) of Entreaty

Entreaty (n.) Treatment; reception; entertainment.

Entreaty (n.) The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.

Entree (n.) A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter; as, to have the entree of a house.

Entree (n.) In French usage, a dish served at the beginning of dinner to give zest to the appetite; in English usage, a side dish, served with a joint, or between the courses, as a cutlet, scalloped oysters, etc.

Entremets (n. sing. & pl.) A side dish; a dainty or relishing dish usually eaten after the joints or principal dish; also, a sweetmeat, served with a dinner.

Entremets (n. sing. & pl.) Any small entertainment between two greater ones.

Entrench (v. t.) See Intrench.

Entrepot (n.) A warehouse; a magazine for depositing goods, stores, etc.; a mart or place where merchandise is deposited; as, an entrepot for shipping goods in transit.

Entrepreneur (n.) One who creates a product on his own account; whoever undertakes on his own account an industrial enterprise in which workmen are employed.

Entresol (n.) A low story between two higher ones, usually between the ground floor and the first story; mezzanine.

Entrick (v. t.) To trick, to perplex.

Entrochal (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; -- used of a kind of stone or marble.

Entrochite (n.) A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.

Entropion (n.) Same as Entropium.

Entropium (n.) The inversion or turning in of the border of the eyelids.

Entropy (n.) A certain property of a body, expressed as a measurable quantity, such that when there is no communication of heat the quantity remains constant, but when heat enters or leaves the body the quantity increases or diminishes. If a small amount, h, of heat enters the body when its temperature is t in the thermodynamic scale the entropy of the body is increased by h / t. The entropy is regarded as measured from some standard temperature and pressure. Sometimes called the thermodynamic function.

Entrust (v. t.) See Intrust.

Entries (pl. ) of Entry

Entry (n.) The act of entering or passing into or upon; entrance; ingress; hence, beginnings or first attempts; as, the entry of a person into a house or city; the entry of a river into the sea; the entry of air into the blood; an entry upon an undertaking.

Entry (n.) The act of making or entering a record; a setting down in writing the particulars, as of a transaction; as, an entry of a sale; also, that which is entered; an item.

Entry (n.) That by which entrance is made; a passage leading into a house or other building, or to a room; a vestibule; an adit, as of a mine.

Entry (n.) The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure license to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods. See Enter, v. t., 8, and Entrance, n., 5.

Entry (n.) The actual taking possession of lands or tenements, by entering or setting foot on them.

Entry (n.) A putting upon record in proper form and order.

Entry (n.) The act in addition to breaking essential to constitute the offense or burglary.

Entryng (n.) Am entrance.

Entune (v. t.) To tune; to intone.

Entwine (v. t.) To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round.

Entwine (v. i.) To be twisted or twined.

Entwinement (n.) A twining or twisting together or round; union.

Entwist (v. t.) To twist or wreathe round; to intwine.

Enubilate (v. t.) To clear from mist, clouds, or obscurity.

Enubilous (a.) Free from fog, mist, or clouds; clear.

Enucleated (imp. & p. p.) of Enucleate

Enucleating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enucleate

Enucleate (v. t.) To bring or peel out, as a kernel from its enveloping husks its enveloping husks or shell.

Enucleate (v. t.) To remove without cutting (as a tumor).

Enucleate (v. t.) To bring to light; to make clear.

Enucleation (n.) The act of enucleating; elucidation; exposition.

Enumerated (imp. & p. p.) of Enumerate

Enumerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enumerate

Enumerate (v. t.) To count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one; to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount; as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation.

Enumeration (n.) The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.

Enumeration (n.) A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.

Enumeration (n.) A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.

Enumerative (a.) Counting, or reckoning up, one by one.

Enumerator (n.) One who enumerates.

Enunciable (a.) Capable of being enunciated or expressed.

Enunciated (imp. & p. p.) of Enunciate

Enunciating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enunciate

Enunciate (v. t.) To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth.

Enunciate (v. t.) To make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to pronounce; as, to enunciate a word distinctly.

Enunciate (v. i.) To utter words or syllables articulately.

Enunciation (n.) The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth.

Enunciation (n.) Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak with a clear or impressive enunciation.

Enunciation (n.) That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal declaration; a statement.

Enunciative (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, enunciation; declarative.

Enunciator (n.) One who enunciates or proclaims.

Enunciatory (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, enunciation or utterance.

Enure (v. t.) See Inure.

Enuresis (n.) An involuntary discharge of urine; incontinence of urine.

Envassal (v. t.) To make a vassal of.

Envault (v. t.) To inclose in a vault; to entomb.

Enveigle (v. t.) To entice. See Inveigle.

Enveloped (imp. & p. p.) of Envelop

Enveloping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envelop

Envelop (v. t.) To put a covering about; to wrap up or in; to inclose within a case, wrapper, integument or the like; to surround entirely; as, to envelop goods or a letter; the fog envelops a ship.

Envelope (n.) Alt. of Envelop

Envelop (n.) That which envelops, wraps up, encases, or surrounds; a wrapper; an inclosing cover; esp., the cover or wrapper of a document, as of a letter.

Envelop (n.) The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; -- called also coma.

Envelop (n.) A work of earth, in the form of a single parapet or of a small rampart. It is sometimes raised in the ditch and sometimes beyond it.

Envelop (n.) A curve or surface which is tangent to each member of a system of curves or surfaces, the form and position of the members of the system being allowed to vary according to some continuous law. Thus, any curve is the envelope of its tangents.

Envelop (n.) A set of limits for the performance capabilities of some type of machine, originally used to refer to aircraft. Now also used metaphorically to refer to capabilities of any system in general, including human organizations, esp. in the phrase push the envelope. It is used to refer to the maximum performance available at the current state of the technology, and therefore refers to a class of machines in general, not a specific machine.

Envelopment (n.) The act of enveloping or wrapping; an inclosing or covering on all sides.

Envelopment (n.) That which envelops or surrounds; an envelop.

Envenime (v. t.) To envenom.

Envenomed (imp. & p. p.) of Envenom

Envenoming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envenom

Envenom (v. t.) To taint or impregnate with venom, or any substance noxious to life; to poison; to render dangerous or deadly by poison, as food, drink, a weapon; as, envenomed meat, wine, or arrow; also, to poison (a person) by impregnating with venom.

Envenom (v. t.) To taint or impregnate with bitterness, malice, or hatred; to imbue as with venom; to imbitter.

Envermeil (v. t.) To color with, or as with, vermilion; to dye red.

Enviable (a.) Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble.

Envie (v. i.) To vie; to emulate; to strive.

Envier (n.) One who envies; one who desires inordinately what another possesses.

Envigor (v. t.) To invigorate.

Envious (a.) Malignant; mischievous; spiteful.

Envious (a.) Feeling or exhibiting envy; actuated or directed by, or proceeding from, envy; -- said of a person, disposition, feeling, act, etc.; jealously pained by the excellence or good fortune of another; maliciously grudging; -- followed by of, at, and against; as, an envious man, disposition, attack; envious tongues.

Envious (a.) Inspiring envy.

Envious (a.) Excessively careful; cautious.

Environed (imp. & p. p.) of Environ

Environing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Environ

Environ (v. t.) To surround; to encompass; to encircle; to hem in; to be round about; to involve or envelop.

Environ (adv.) About; around.

Environment (n.) Act of environing; state of being environed.

Environment (n.) That which environs or surrounds; surrounding conditions, influences, or forces, by which living forms are influenced and modified in their growth and development.

Environs (n. pl.) The parts or places which surround another place, or lie in its neighborhood; suburbs; as, the environs of a city or town.

Envisaged (imp. & p. p.) of Envisage

Envisaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envisage

Envisage (v. t.) To look in the face of; to apprehend; to regard.

Envisagement (n.) The act of envisaging.

Envolume (v. t.) To form into, or incorporate with, a volume.

Envolup (v. t.) To wrap up; to envelop.

Envoy (n.) One dispatched upon an errand or mission; a messenger; esp., a person deputed by a sovereign or a government to negotiate a treaty, or transact other business, with a foreign sovereign or government; a minister accredited to a foreign government. An envoy's rank is below that of an ambassador.

Envoy (n.) An explanatory or commendatory postscript to a poem, essay, or book; -- also in the French from, l'envoi.

Envoyship (n.) The office or position of an envoy.

Envies (pl. ) of Envy

Envy (n.) Malice; ill will; spite.

Envy (n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.

Envy (n.) Emulation; rivalry.

Envy (n.) Public odium; ill repute.

Envy (n.) An object of envious notice or feeling.

Envied (imp. & p. p.) of Envy

Envying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envy

Envy (v. t.) To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.

Envy (v. t.) To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.

Envy (v. t.) To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.

Envy (v. t.) To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.

Envy (v. t.) To hate.

Envy (v. t.) To emulate.

Envy (v. i.) To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.

Envy (v. i.) To show malice or ill will; to rail.

Envyned (a.) Stored or furnished with wine.

Enwall (v. t.) See Inwall.

Enwallow (v. t.) To plunge into, or roll in, flith; to wallow.

Enwheel (v. t.) To encircle.

Enwiden (v. t.) To widen.

Enwind (v. t.) To wind about; to encircle.

Enwoman (v. t.) To endow with the qualities of a woman.

Enwombed (imp. & p. p.) of Enwomb

Enwombing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enwomb

Enwomb (v. t.) To conceive in the womb.

Enwomb (v. t.) To bury, as it were in a womb; to hide, as in a gulf, pit, or cavern.

Enwrap (v. t.) To envelop. See Inwrap.

Enwrapment (n.) Act of enwrapping; a wrapping or an envelope.

Enwreathe (v. t.) See Inwreathe.

Enzootic (a.) Afflicting animals; -- used of a disease affecting the animals of a district. It corresponds to an endemic disease among men.

Enzyme (n.) An unorganized or unformed ferment, in distinction from an organized or living ferment; a soluble, or chemical, ferment. Ptyalin, pepsin, diastase, and rennet are good examples of enzymes.

Fnese (v. i.) To breathe heavily; to snort.

Gnaphalium (n.) A genus of composite plants with white or colored dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.

Gnar (n.) A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; -- written also gnarr.

Gnarred (imp. & p. p.) of Gnar

Gnarring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnar

Gnar (v. i.) To gnarl; to snarl; to growl; -- written also gnarr.

Gnarled (imp. & p. p.) of Gnarl

Gnarling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnarl

Gnarl (v. i.) To growl; to snarl.

Gnarl (n.) a knot in wood; a large or hard knot, or a protuberance with twisted grain, on a tree.

Gnarled (a.) Knotty; full of knots or gnarls; twisted; crossgrained.

Gnarly (a.) Full of knots; knotty; twisted; crossgrained.

Gnashed (imp. & p. p.) of Gnash

Gnashing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnash

Gnash (v. t.) To strike together, as in anger or pain; as, to gnash the teeth.

Gnash (v. i.) To grind or strike the teeth together.

Gnashingly (adv.) With gnashing.

Gnat (n.) A blood-sucking dipterous fly, of the genus Culex, undergoing a metamorphosis in water. The females have a proboscis armed with needlelike organs for penetrating the skin of animals. These are wanting in the males. In America they are generally called mosquitoes. See Mosquito.

Gnat (n.) Any fly resembling a Culex in form or habits; esp., in America, a small biting fly of the genus Simulium and allies, as the buffalo gnat, the black fly, etc.

Gnathic (a.) Of or pertaining to the jaw.

Gnathidia (pl. ) of Gnathidium

Gnathidium (n.) The ramus of the lower jaw of a bird as far as it is naked; -- commonly used in the plural.

Gnathite (n.) Any one of the mouth appendages of the Arthropoda. They are known as mandibles, maxillae, and maxillipeds.

Gnathonic (a.) Alt. of Gnathonical

Gnathonical (a.) Flattering; deceitful.

Gnathopod (n.) A gnathopodite or maxilliped. See Maxilliped.

Gnathopodite (n.) Any leglike appendage of a crustacean, when modified wholly, or in part, to serve as a jaw, esp. one of the maxillipeds.

Gnathastegite (n.) One of a pair of broad plates, developed from the outer maxillipeds of crabs, and forming a cover for the other mouth organs.

Gnathostoma (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of vertebrates, including all that have distinct jaws, in contrast with the leptocardians and marsipobranchs (Cyclostoma), which lack them.

GnathothecAe (pl. ) of Gnathotheca

Gnathotheca (n.) The horney covering of the lower mandible of a bird.

Gnatling (n.) A small gnat.

Gnatworm (n.) The aquatic larva of a gnat; -- called also, colloquially, wiggler.

Gnawed (imp. & p. p.) of Gnaw

Gnawing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnaw

Gnaw (v. t.) To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily separated or crushed; to bite off little by little, with effort; to wear or eat away by scraping or continuous biting with the teeth; to nibble at.

Gnaw (v. t.) To bite in agony or rage.

Gnaw (v. t.) To corrode; to fret away; to waste.

Gnaw (v. i.) To use the teeth in biting; to bite with repeated effort, as in eating or removing with the teethsomething hard, unwiedly, or unmanageable.

Gnawer (n.) One who, or that which, gnaws.

Gnawer (n.) A rodent.

Gneiss (n.) A crystalline rock, consisting, like granite, of quartz, feldspar, and mica, but having these materials, especially the mica, arranged in planes, so that it breaks rather easily into coarse slabs or flags. Hornblende sometimes takes the place of the mica, and it is then called hornblendic / syenitic gneiss. Similar varieties of related rocks are also called gneiss.

Gneissic (a.) Relating to, or resembling, gneiss; consisting of gneiss.

Gneissoid (a.) Resembling gneiss; having some of the characteristics of gneiss; -- applied to rocks of an intermediate character between granite and gneiss, or mica slate and gneiss.

Gneissose (a.) Having the structure of gneiss.

Gnew () imp. of Gnaw.

Gnide (v. t.) To rub; to bruise; to break in pieces.

Gnof (n.) Churl; curmudgeon.

Gnome (n.) An imaginary being, supposed by the Rosicrucians to inhabit the inner parts of the earth, and to be the guardian of mines, quarries, etc.

Gnome (n.) A dwarf; a goblin; a person of small stature or misshapen features, or of strange appearance.

Gnome (n.) A small owl (Glaucidium gnoma) of the Western United States.

Gnome (n.) A brief reflection or maxim.

Gnomic (a.) Alt. of Gnomical

Gnomical (a.) Sententious; uttering or containing maxims, or striking detached thoughts; aphoristic.

Gnomical (a.) Gnomonical.

Gnomically (adv.) In a gnomic, didactic, or sententious manner.

Gnomologic (a.) Alt. of Gnomological

Gnomological (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling, a gnomology.

Gnomology (n.) A collection of, or a treatise on, maxims, grave sentences, or reflections.

Gnomon (n.) The style or pin, which by its shadow, shows the hour of the day. It is usually set parallel to the earth's axis.

Gnomon (n.) A style or column erected perpendicularly to the horizon, formerly used in astronomocal observations. Its principal use was to find the altitude of the sun by measuring the length of its shadow.

Gnomon (n.) The space included between the boundary lines of two similar parallelograms, the one within the other, with an angle in common; as, the gnomon bcdefg of the parallelograms ac and af. The parallelogram bf is the complement of the parallelogram df.

Gnomon (n.) The index of the hour circle of a globe.

Gnomonic (a.) Alt. of Gnomonical

Gnomonical (a.) Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing.

Gnomonically (adv.) According to the principles of the gnomonic projection.

Gnomonics (n.) The art or science of dialing, or of constructing dials to show the hour of the day by the shadow of a gnomon.

Gnomonist (n.) One skilled in gnomonics.

Gnomonology (n.) A treatise on gnomonics.

Gnoscopine (n.) An alkaloid existing in small quantities in opium.

Gnosis (n.) The deeper wisdom; knowledge of spiritual truth, such as was claimed by the Gnostics.

Gnostic (a.) Knowing; wise; shrewd.

Gnostic (a.) Of or pertaining to Gnosticism or its adherents; as, the Gnostic heresy.

Gnostic (n.) One of the so-called philosophers in the first ages of Christianity, who claimed a true philosophical interpretation of the Christian religion. Their system combined Oriental theology and Greek philosophy with the doctrines of Christianity. They held that all natures, intelligible, intellectual, and material, are derived from the Deity by successive emanations, which they called Eons.

Gnosticism (n.) The system of philosophy taught by the Gnostics.

Gnow (imp.) Gnawed.

Gnu (n.) One of two species of large South African antelopes of the genus Catoblephas, having a mane and bushy tail, and curved horns in both sexes.

In- (prep.) A prefix from Eng. prep. in, also from Lat. prep. in, meaning in, into, on, among; as, inbred, inborn, inroad; incline, inject, intrude. In words from the Latin, in- regularly becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial; as, illusion, irruption, imblue, immigrate, impart. In- is sometimes used with an simple intensive force.

In- () An inseparable prefix, or particle, meaning not, non-, un- as, inactive, incapable, inapt. In- regularly becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial.

-in () A suffix. See the Note under -ine.

In (prep.) The specific signification of in is situation or place with respect to surrounding, environment, encompassment, etc. It is used with verbs signifying being, resting, or moving within limits, or within circumstances or conditions of any kind conceived of as limiting, confining, or investing, either wholly or in part. In its different applications, it approaches some of the meanings of, and sometimes is interchangeable with, within, into, on, at, of, and among.

In (prep.) With reference to space or place; as, he lives in Boston; he traveled in Italy; castles in the air.

In (prep.) With reference to circumstances or conditions; as, he is in difficulties; she stood in a blaze of light.

In (prep.) With reference to a whole which includes or comprises the part spoken of; as, the first in his family; the first regiment in the army.

In (prep.) With reference to physical surrounding, personal states, etc., abstractly denoted; as, I am in doubt; the room is in darkness; to live in fear.

In (prep.) With reference to character, reach, scope, or influence considered as establishing a limitation; as, to be in one's favor.

In (prep.) With reference to movement or tendency toward a certain limit or environment; -- sometimes equivalent to into; as, to put seed in the ground; to fall in love; to end in death; to put our trust in God.

In (prep.) With reference to a limit of time; as, in an hour; it happened in the last century; in all my life.

In (adv.) Not out; within; inside. In, the preposition, becomes an adverb by omission of its object, leaving it as the representative of an adverbial phrase, the context indicating what the omitted object is; as, he takes in the situation (i. e., he comprehends it in his mind); the Republicans were in (i. e., in office); in at one ear and out at the other (i. e., in or into the head); his side was in (i. e., in the turn at the bat); he came in (i. e., into the house).

In (adv.) With privilege or possession; -- used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin; as, in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband.

In (n.) One who is in office; -- the opposite of out.

In (n.) A reentrant angle; a nook or corner.

In (v. t.) To inclose; to take in; to harvest.

Inability (n.) The quality or state of being unable; lack of ability; want of sufficient power, strength, resources, or capacity.

Inable (v. t.) See Enable.

Inablement (n.) See Enablement.

Inabstinence (n.) Want of abstinence; indulgence.

Inabstracted (a.) Not abstracted.

Inabusively (adv.) Without abuse.

Inaccessibility (n.) The quality or state of being inaccessible; inaccessibleness.

Inaccessible (a.) Not accessible; not to be reached, obtained, or approached; as, an inaccessible rock, fortress, document, prince, etc.

Inaccordant (a.) Not accordant; discordant.

Inaccuracies (pl. ) of Inaccuracy

Inaccuracy (n.) The quality of being inaccurate; want of accuracy or exactness.

Inaccuracy (n.) That which is inaccurate or incorrect; mistake; fault; defect; error; as, in inaccuracy in speech, copying, calculation, etc.

Inaccurate (a.) Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man, narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.

Inaccurately (adv.) In an inaccurate manner; incorrectly; inexactly.

Inacquaintance (a.) Want of acquaintance.

Inacquiescent (a.) Not acquiescent or acquiescing.

Inaction (n.) Want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness; rest; inertness.

Inactive (a.) Not active; having no power to move; that does not or can not produce results; inert; as, matter is, of itself, inactive.

Inactive (a.) Not disposed to action or effort; not diligent or industrious; not busy; idle; as, an inactive officer.

Inactive (a.) Not active; inert; esp., not exhibiting any action or activity on polarized light; optically neutral; -- said of isomeric forms of certain substances, in distinction from other forms which are optically active; as, racemic acid is an inactive tartaric acid.

Inactively (adv.) In an inactive manner.

Inactivity (n.) The state or quality of being inactive; inertness; as, the inactivity of matter.

Inactivity (n.) Idleness; habitual indisposition to action or exertion; want of energy; sluggishness.

Inactose (n.) A variety of sugar, found in certain plants. It is optically inactive.

Inactuate (v. t.) To put in action.

Inactuation (n.) Operation.

Inadaptation (n.) Want of adaptation; unsuitableness.

Inadequacy (n.) The quality or state of being inadequate or insufficient; defectiveness; insufficiency; inadequateness.

Inadequate (a.) Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.

Inadequation (n.) Want of exact correspondence.

Inadherent (a.) Not adhering.

Inadherent (a.) Free; not connected with the other organs.

Inadhesion (n.) Want of adhesion.

Inadmissibility (n.) The state or quality of being inadmissible, or not to be received.

Inadmissible (a.) Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation.

-ces (pl. ) of Inadvertence

-cies (pl. ) of Inadvertency

Inadvertence (n.) Alt. of Inadvertency

Inadvertency (n.) The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from inadvertence.

Inadvertency (n.) An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.

Inadvertent (a.) Not turning the mind to a matter; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive.

Inadvisable (a.) Not advisable.

Inaffability (n.) Want of affability or sociability; reticence.

Inaffable (a.) Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.

Inaffectation (n.) Freedom from affectation; naturalness.

Inaffected (a.) Unaffected.

Inaidable (a.) Incapable of being assisted; helpless.

Inalienability (n.) The quality or state of being inalienable.

Inalienable (a.) Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable; as, in inalienable birthright.

Inalienableness (n.) The quality or state of being inalienable; inalienability.

Inalienably (adv.) In a manner that forbids alienation; as, rights inalienably vested.

Inalimental (a.) Affording no aliment or nourishment.

Inalterability (n.) The quality of being unalterable or unchangeable; permanence.

Inalterable (a.) Not alterable; incapable of being altered or changed; unalterable.

Inamiable (a.) Unamiable.

Inamissible (a.) Incapable of being lost.

Inamorata (n.) A woman in love; a mistress.

Inamorate (a.) Enamored.

Inamoratos (pl. ) of Inamorato

Inamorato (n.) A male lover.

Inamovable (a.) Not amovable or removable.

In-and-in (n.) An old game played with four dice. In signified a doublet, or two dice alike; in-and-in, either two doubles, or the four dice alike.

In and an (a. & adv.) Applied to breeding from a male and female of the same parentage. See under Breeding.

Inane (a.) Without contents; empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; characterless; useless.

Inane (n.) That which is void or empty.

Inangular (a.) Not angular.

Inaniloquent (a.) Alt. of Inaniloquous

Inaniloquous (a.) Given to talking inanely; loquacious; garrulous.

Inanimate (v. t.) To animate.

Inanimate (a.) Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances.

Inanimated (a.) Destitute of life; lacking animation; unanimated.

Inanimateness (n.) The quality or state of being inanimate.

Inanimation (n.) Want of animation; lifeless; dullness.

Inanimation (n.) Infusion of life or vigor; animation; inspiration.

Inanitiate (v. t.) To produce inanition in; to exhaust for want of nourishment.

Inanitiation (n.) Inanition.

Inanition (n.) The condition of being inane; emptiness; want of fullness, as in the vessels of the body; hence, specifically, exhaustion from want of food, either from partial or complete starvation, or from a disorder of the digestive apparatus, producing the same result.

Inanities (pl. ) of Inanity

Inanity (n.) Inanition; void space; vacuity; emptiness.

Inanity (n.) Want of seriousness; aimlessness; frivolity.

Inanity (n.) An inane, useless thing or pursuit; a vanity; a silly object; -- chiefly in pl.; as, the inanities of the world.

Inantherate (a.) Not bearing anthers; -- said of sterile stamens.

In antis () Between antae; -- said of a portico in classical style, where columns are set between two antae, forming the angles of the building. See Anta.

Inapathy (n.) Sensibility; feeling; -- opposed to apathy.

Inappealable (a.) Not admitting of appeal; not appealable.

Inappeasable (a.) Incapable of being appeased or satisfied; unappeasable.

Inappellability (n.) The quality of being inappellable; finality.

Inappellable (a.) Inappealable; final.

Inappetence (n.) Alt. of Inappetency

Inappetency (n.) Want of appetency; want of desire.

Inapplicability (n.) The quality of being inapplicable; unfitness; inapplicableness.

Inapplicable (a.) Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case.

Inapplication (n.) Want of application, attention, or diligence; negligence; indolence.

Inapposite (a.) Not apposite; not fit or suitable; not pertinent.

Inappreciable (a.) Not appreciable; too small to be perceived; incapable of being duly valued or estimated.

Inappreciation (n.) Want of appreciation.

Inapprehensible (a.) Not apprehensible; unintelligible; inconceivable.

Inapprehension (n.) Want of apprehension.

Inapprehensive (a.) Not apprehensive; regardless; unconcerned.

Inapproachable (a.) Not approachable; unapproachable; inaccessible; unequaled.

Inappropriate (a.) Not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for.

Inapt (a.) Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.

Inaptitude (n.) Want of aptitude.

Inaquate (a.) Embodied in, or changed into, water.

Inaquation (n.) The state of being inaquate.

Inarable (a.) Not arable.

Inarched (imp. & p. p.) of Inarch

Inarching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inarch

Inarch (v. t.) To graft by uniting, as a scion, to a stock, without separating either from its root before the union is complete; -- also called to graft by approach.

Inarching (n.) A method of ingrafting. See Inarch.

Inarticulate (a.) Not uttered with articulation or intelligible distinctness, as speech or words.

Inarticulate (a.) Not jointed or articulated; having no distinct body segments; as, an inarticulate worm.

Inarticulate (a.) Without a hinge; -- said of an order (Inarticulata or Ecardines) of brachiopods.

Inarticulate (a.) Incapable of articulating.

Inarticulated (a.) Not articulated; not jointed or connected by a joint.

Inarticulately (adv.) In an inarticulate manner.

Inarticulateness (n.) The state or quality of being inarticulate.

Inarticulation (n.) Inarticulateness.

Inartificial (a.) Not artificial; not made or elaborated by art; natural; simple; artless; as, an inartificial argument; an inartificial character.

Inasmuch (adv.) In like degree; in like manner; seeing that; considering that; since; -- followed by as. See In as much as, under In, prep.

Inattention (n.) Want of attention, or failure to pay attention; disregard; heedlessness; neglect.

Inattentive (a.) Not attentive; not fixing the mind on an object; heedless; careless; negligent; regardless; as, an inattentive spectator or hearer; an inattentive habit.

Inaudibility (n.) The quality of being inaudible; inaudibleness.

Inaudible (a.) Not audible; incapable of being heard; silent.

Inaugur (v. t.) To inaugurate.

Inaugural (a.) Pertaining to, or performed or pronounced at, an inauguration; as, an inaugural address; the inaugural exercises.

Inaugural (n.) An inaugural address.

Inaugurate (a.) Invested with office; inaugurated.

Inaugurated (imp. & p. p.) of Inaugurate

Inaugurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inaugurate

Inaugurate (v. t.) To introduce or induct into an office with suitable ceremonies or solemnities; to invest with power or authority in a formal manner; to install; as, to inaugurate a president; to inaugurate a king.

Inaugurate (v. t.) To cause to begin, esp. with formality or solemn ceremony; hence, to set in motion, action, or progress; to initiate; -- used especially of something of dignity or worth or public concern; as, to inaugurate a new era of things, new methods, etc.

Inaugurate (v. t.) To celebrate the completion of, or the first public use of; to dedicate, as a statue.

Inaugurate (v. t.) To begin with good omens.

Inauguration (n.) The act of inuagurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.

Inauguration (n.) The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.

Inaugurator (n.) One who inaugurates.

Inauguratory (a.) Suitable for, or pertaining to, inauguration.

Inaurate (a.) Covered with gold; gilded.

Inaurate (v. t.) To cover with gold; to gild.

Inauration (n.) The act or process of gilding or covering with gold.

Inauspicate (a.) Inauspicious.

Inauspicious (a.) Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.

Inauthoritative (a.) Without authority; not authoritative.

Inbarge (v. t. & i.) To embark; to go or put into a barge.

Inbeaming (n.) Shining in.

Inbeing (n.) Inherence; inherent existence.

Inbind (v. t.) To inclose.

Inblown (a.) Blown in or into.

Inboard (a. & adv.) Inside the line of a vessel's bulwarks or hull; the opposite of outboard; as, an inboard cargo; haul the boom inboard.

Inboard (a. & adv.) From without inward; toward the inside; as, the inboard stroke of a steam engine piston, the inward or return stroke.

Inborn (a.) Born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions.

Inbreak (n.) Alt. of Inbreaking

Inbreaking (n.) A breaking in; inroad; invasion.

Inbreathed (imp. & p. p.) of Inbreathe

Inbreathing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inbreathe

Inbreathe (v. t.) To infuse by breathing; to inspire.

Inbred (a.) Bred within; innate; as, inbred worth.

Inbred (imp. & p. p.) of Inbreed

Inbreeding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inbreed

Inbreed (v. t.) To produce or generate within.

Inbreed (v. t.) To breed in and in. See under Breed, v. i.

Inburning (a.) Burning within.

Inburnt (a.) Burnt in; ineffaceable.

Inburst (n.) A bursting in or into.

Inc (n.) A Japanese measure of length equal to about two and one twelfth yards.

Inca (n.) An emperor or monarch of Peru before, or at the time of, the Spanish conquest; any member of this royal dynasty, reputed to have been descendants of the sun.

Inca (n.) The people governed by the Incas, now represented by the Quichua tribe.

Incaged (imp. & p. p.) of Incage

Incaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incage

Incage (v. t.) To confine in, or as in, a cage; to coop up.

Incagement (n.) Confinement in, or as in, cage.

Incalculability (n.) The quality or state of being incalculable.

Incalculable (a.) Not capable of being calculated; beyond calculation; very great.

Incalescence (n.) The state of being incalescent, or of growing warm.

Incalescency (n.) Incalescence.

Incalescent (a.) Growing warm; increasing in heat.

Incameration (n.) The act or process of uniting lands, rights, or revenues, to the ecclesiastical chamber, i. e., to the pope's domain.

Incan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Incas.

Incandescence (n.) A white heat, or the glowing or luminous whiteness of a body caused by intense heat.

Incandescent (a.) White, glowing, or luminous, with intense heat; as, incandescent carbon or platinum; hence, clear; shining; brilliant.

Incanescent (a.) Becoming hoary or gray; canescent.

Incanous (a.) Hoary with white pubescence.

Incantation (n.) The act or process of using formulas sung or spoken, with occult ceremonies, for the purpose of raising spirits, producing enchantment, or affecting other magical results; enchantment.

Incantation (n.) A formula of words used as above.

Incantatory (a.) Dealing by enchantment; magical.

Incanting (a.) Enchanting.

Incanton (v. t.) To unite to, or form into, a canton or separate community.

Incapability (n.) The quality of being incapable; incapacity.

Incapability (n.) Want of legal qualifications, or of legal power; as, incapability of holding an office.

Incapable (a.) Wanting in ability or qualification for the purpose or end in view; not large enough to contain or hold; deficient in physical strength, mental or moral power, etc.; not capable; as, incapable of holding a certain quantity of liquid; incapable of endurance, of comprehension, of perseverance, of reform, etc.

Incapable (a.) Not capable of being brought to do or perform, because morally strong or well disposed; -- used with reference to some evil; as, incapable of wrong, dishonesty, or falsehood.

Incapable (a.) Not in a state to receive; not receptive; not susceptible; not able to admit; as, incapable of pain, or pleasure; incapable of stain or injury.

Incapable (a.) Unqualified or disqualified, in a legal sense; as, a man under thirty-five years of age is incapable of holding the office of president of the United States; a person convicted on impeachment is thereby made incapable of holding an office of profit or honor under the government.

Incapable (a.) As a term of disgrace, sometimes annexed to a sentence when an officer has been cashiered and rendered incapable of serving his country.

Incapable (n.) One who is morally or mentally weak or inefficient; an imbecile; a simpleton.

Incapableness (n.) The quality or state of being incapable; incapability.

Incapably (adv.) In an incapable manner.

Incapacious (a.) Not capacious; narrow; small; weak or foolish; as, an incapacious soul.

Incapacitated (imp. & p. p.) of Incapacitate

Incapacitating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incapacitate

Incapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of capacity or natural power; to disable; to render incapable or unfit; to disqualify; as, his age incapacitated him for war.

Incapacitate (v. t.) To deprive of legal or constitutional requisites, or of ability or competency for the performance of certain civil acts; to disqualify.

Incapacitation (n.) The act of incapacitating or state of being incapacitated; incapacity; disqualification.

Incapacities (pl. ) of Incapacity

Incapacity (n.) Want of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.

Incapacity (n.) Want of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.

Incapsulate (v. t.) To inclose completely, as in a membrane.

Incapsulation (n.) The process of becoming, or the state or condition of being, incapsulated; as, incapsulation of the ovum in the uterus.

Incarcerated (imp. & p. p.) of Incarcerate

Incarcerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incarcerate

Incarcerate (v. t.) To imprison; to confine in a jail or prison.

Incarcerate (v. t.) To confine; to shut up or inclose; to hem in.

Incarcerate (a.) Imprisoned.

Incarceration (n.) The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.

Incarceration (n.) Formerly, strangulation, as in hernia.

Incarceration (n.) A constriction of the hernial sac, rendering it irreducible, but not great enough to cause strangulation.

Incarcerator (n.) One who incarcerates.

Incarn (v. t.) To cover or invest with flesh.

Incarn (v. i.) To develop flesh.

Incarnadine (a.) Flesh-colored; of a carnation or pale red color.

Incarnadine (v. t.) To dye red or crimson.

Incarnate (a.) Not in the flesh; spiritual.

Incarnate (a.) Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.

Incarnate (a.) Flesh-colored; rosy; red.

Incarnated (imp. & p. p.) of Incarnate

Incarnating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incarnate

Incarnate (v. t.) To clothe with flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.

Incarnate (v. i.) To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound.

Incarnation (n.) The act of clothing with flesh, or the state of being so clothed; the act of taking, or being manifested in, a human body and nature.

Incarnation (n.) The union of the second person of the Godhead with manhood in Christ.

Incarnation (n.) An incarnate form; a personification; a manifestation; a reduction to apparent from; a striking exemplification in person or act.

Incarnation (n.) A rosy or red color; flesh color; carnation.

Incarnation (n.) The process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation.

Incarnative (a.) Causing new flesh to grow; healing; regenerative.

Incarnative (n.) An incarnative medicine.

Incarnification (n.) The act of assuming, or state of being clothed with, flesh; incarnation.

Incased (imp. & p. p.) of Incase

Incasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incase

Incase (v. t.) To inclose in a case; to inclose; to cover or surround with something solid.

Incasement (n.) The act or process of inclosing with a case, or the state of being incased.

Incasement (n.) That which forms a case, covering, or inclosure.

Incask (v. t.) To cover with a casque or as with a casque.

Incastellated (a.) Confined or inclosed in a castle.

Incastelled (a.) Hoofbound.

Incatenation (n.) The act of linking together; enchaining.

Incaution (n.) Want of caution.

Incautious (a.) Not cautious; not circumspect; not attending to the circumstances on which safety and interest depend; heedless; careless; as, an incautious step; an incautious remark.

Incavated (a.) Made hollow; bent round or in.

Incavation (n.) Act of making hollow; also, a hollow; an exvation; a depression.

Incaved (a.) Inclosed in a cave.

Incaverned (a.) Inclosed or shut up as in a cavern.

Incedingly (adv.) Majestically.

Incelebrity (n.) Want of celebrity or distinction; obscurity.

Incend (v. t.) To inflame; to excite.

Incendiarism (n.) The act or practice of maliciously setting fires; arson.

Incendiaries (pl. ) of Incendiary

Incendiary (n.) Any person who maliciously sets fire to a building or other valuable or other valuable property.

Incendiary (n.) A person who excites or inflames factions, and promotes quarrels or sedition; an agitator; an exciter.

Incendiary (a.) Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material; as incendiary crime.

Incendiary (a.) Tending to excite or inflame factions, sedition, or quarrel; inflammatory; seditious.

Incendious (a.) Promoting faction or contention; seditious; inflammatory.

Incensant (a.) A modern term applied to animals (as a boar) when borne as raging, or with furious aspect.

Incensation (n.) The offering of incense.

Incensed (imp. & p. p.) of Incense

Incensing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incense

Incense (v. t.) To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn.

Incense (v. t.) To inflame with anger; to endkindle; to fire; to incite; to provoke; to heat; to madden.

Incensed (imp. & p. p.) of Incense

Incensing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incense

Incense (n.) To offer incense to. See Incense.

Incense (n.) To perfume with, or as with, incense.

Incense (n.) The perfume or odors exhaled from spices and gums when burned in celebrating religious rites or as an offering to some deity.

Incense (n.) The materials used for the purpose of producing a perfume when burned, as fragrant gums, spices, frankincense, etc.

Incense (n.) Also used figuratively.

Incensebreathing (a.) Breathing or exhaling incense.

Incensed (a.) Angered; enraged.

Incensed (a.) Represented as enraged, as any wild creature depicted with fire issuing from mouth and eyes.

Incensement (n.) Fury; rage; heat; exasperation; as, implacable incensement.

Incenser (n.) One who instigates or incites.

Incension (n.) The act of kindling, or the state of being kindled or on fire.

Incensive (a.) Tending to excite or provoke; inflammatory.

Incensor (n.) A kindler of anger or enmity; an inciter.

Incensories (pl. ) of Incensory

Incensory (n.) The vessel in which incense is burned and offered; a censer; a thurible.

Incensurable (a.) Not censurable.

Incenter (n.) The center of the circle inscribed in a triangle.

Incentive (a.) Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.

Incentive (a.) Serving to kindle or set on fire.

Incentive (n.) That which moves or influences the mind, or operates on the passions; that which incites, or has a tendency to incite, to determination or action; that which prompts to good or ill; motive; spur; as, the love of money, and the desire of promotion, are two powerful incentives to action.

Incentively (adv.) Incitingly; encouragingly.

Inception (n.) Beginning; commencement; initiation.

Inception (n.) Reception; a taking in.

Inceptive (a.) Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb, which expresses the beginning of action; -- called also inchoative.

Inceptive (n.) An inceptive word, phrase, or clause.

Inceptor (n.) A beginner; one in the rudiments.

Inceptor (n.) One who is on the point of taking the degree of master of arts at an English university.

Inceration (n.) The act of smearing or covering with wax.

Incerative (a.) Cleaving or sticking like wax.

Incertain (n.) Uncertain; doubtful; unsteady.

Incertainty (n.) Uncertainty.

Incertitude (n.) Uncertainty; doubtfulness; doubt.

Incertum (a.) Doubtful; not of definite form.

Incessable (a.) Unceasing; continual.

Incessancy (n.) The quality of being incessant; unintermitted continuance; unceasingness.

Incessant (a.) Continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant clamors; incessant pain, etc.

Incessantly (adv.) Unceasingly; continually.

Incession (n.) Motion on foot; progress in walking.

Incest (n.) The crime of cohabitation or sexual commerce between persons related within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.

Incesttuous (a.) Guilty of incest; involving, or pertaining to, the crime of incest; as, an incestuous person or connection.

Inch (n.) An island; -- often used in the names of small islands off the coast of Scotland, as in Inchcolm, Inchkeith, etc.

Inch (n.) A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as among mechanics. It was also formerly divided into twelve parts, called lines, and originally into three parts, called barleycorns, its length supposed to have been determined from three grains of barley placed end to end lengthwise. It is also sometimes called a prime ('), composed of twelve seconds (''), as in the duodecimal system of arithmetic.

Inch (n.) A small distance or degree, whether of time or space; hence, a critical moment.

Inched (imp. & p. p.) of Inch

Inching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inch

Inch (v. t.) To drive by inches, or small degrees.

Inch (v. t.) To deal out by inches; to give sparingly.

Inch (v. i.) To advance or retire by inches or small degrees; to move slowly.

Inch (a.) Measurement an inch in any dimension, whether length, breadth, or thickness; -- used in composition; as, a two-inch cable; a four-inch plank.

Inchambered (imp. & p. p.) of Inchamber

Inchambering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inchamber

Inchamber (v. t.) To lodge in a chamber.

Inchangeability (n.) Unchangeableness.

Inchant (v. t.) See Enchant.

Incharitable (a.) Uncharitable; unfeeling.

Incharity (n.) Want of charity.

Inchase (v. t.) See Enchase.

Inchastity (n.) Unchastity.

Inched (a.) Having or measuring (so many) inches; as, a four-inched bridge.

Inchest (v. t.) To put into a chest.

Inchipin (n.) See Inchpin.

Inchmeal (n.) A piece an inch long.

Inchmeal (adv.) Little by little; gradually.

Inchoate (a.) Recently, or just, begun; beginning; partially but not fully in existence or operation; existing in its elements; incomplete.

Inchoate (v. t.) To begin.

Inchoation (n.) Act of beginning; commencement; inception.

Inchoative (a.) Expressing or pertaining to a beginning; inceptive; as, an inchoative verb.

Inchoative (n.) An inchoative verb. See Inceptive.

Inchpin (n.) The sweetbread of a deer.

Inchworm (n.) The larva of any geometrid moth. See Geometrid.

Incicurable (a.) Untamable.

Incide (v. t.) To cut; to separate and remove; to resolve or break up, as by medicines.

Incidence (n.) A falling on or upon; an incident; an event.

Incidence (n.) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.

Incidency (n.) Incidence.

Incident (a.) Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface.

Incident (a.) Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.

Incident (a.) Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.

Incident (a.) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.

Incident (n.) That which falls out or takes place; an event; casualty; occurrence.

Incident (n.) That which happens aside from the main design; an accidental or subordinate action or event.

Incident (n.) Something appertaining to, passing with, or depending on, another, called the principal.

Incindental (a.) Happening, as an occasional event, without regularity; coming without design; casual; accidental; hence, not of prime concern; subordinate; collateral; as, an incidental conversation; an incidental occurrence; incidental expenses.

Incendental (n.) An incident; that which is incidental; esp., in the plural, an aggregate of subordinate or incidental items not particularized; as, the expense of tuition and incidentals.

Incidently (adv.) Incidentally.

Incinerable (a.) Capable of being incinerated or reduced to ashes.

Incinerate () Reduced to ashes by burning; thoroughly consumed.

Incinerated (imp. & p. p.) of Incinerate

Incinerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incinerate

Incinerate (v. t.) To burn to ashes; to consume; to burn.

Incineration (n.) The act of incinerating, or the state of being incinerated; cremation.

Incipience (n.) Alt. of Incipiency

Incipiency (n.) Beginning; commencement; incipient state.

Incipient (a.) Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day.

Incircle (v. t.) See Encircle.

Incirclet (n.) A small circle.

Incircumscriptible (a.) Incapable of being circumscribed or limited.

Incircumscription (n.) Condition or quality of being incircumscriptible or limitless.

Incircumspect (a.) Not circumspect; heedless; careless; reckless; impolitic.

Incircumspection (n.) Want of circumspection.

Incised (imp. & p. p.) of Incise

Incising (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incise

Incise (v. t.) To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave.

Incise (v. t.) To cut, gash, or wound with a sharp instrument; to cut off.

Incised (a.) Cut in; carved; engraved.

Incised (a.) Having deep and sharp notches, as a leaf or a petal.

Incisely (adv.) In an incised manner.

Incision (n.) The act of incising, or cutting into a substance.

Incision (n.) That which is produced by incising; the separation of the parts of any substance made by a cutting or pointed instrument; a cut; a gash.

Incision (n.) Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines.

Incisive (a.) Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; cutting; hence, sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting.

Incisive (a.) Of or pertaining to the incisors; incisor; as, the incisive bones, the premaxillaries.

Incisor (n.) One of the teeth in front of the canines in either jaw; an incisive tooth. See Tooth.

Incisor (a.) Adapted for cutting; of or pertaining to the incisors; incisive; as, the incisor nerve; an incisor foramen; an incisor tooth.

Incisory (a.) Having the quality of cutting; incisor; incisive.

Incisure (n.) A cut; an incision; a gash.

Incitant (a.) Inciting; stimulating.

Incitant (n.) That which incites; an inciting agent or cause; a stimulant.

Incitation (n.) The act of inciting or moving to action.

Incitation (n.) That which incites to action; that which rouses or prompts; incitement; motive; incentive.

Incitative (n.) A provocative; an incitant; a stimulant.

Incited (imp. & p. p.) of Incite

Inciting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incite

Incite (v. t.) To move to action; to stir up; to rouse; to spur or urge on.

Incitement (n.) The act of inciting.

Incitement (n.) That which incites the mind, or moves to action; motive; incentive; impulse.

Inciter (n.) One who, or that which, incites.

Incitingly (adv.) So as to incite or stimulate.

Incito-motor (a.) Inciting to motion; -- applied to that action which, in the case of muscular motion, commences in the nerve centers, and excites the muscles to contraction. Opposed to excito-motor.

Incito-motory (a.) Incitomotor.

Incivil (a.) Uncivil; rude.

Incivilities (pl. ) of Incivility

Incivility (n.) The quality or state of being uncivil; want of courtesy; rudeness of manner; impoliteness.

Incivility (n.) Any act of rudeness or ill breeding.

Incivility (n.) Want of civilization; a state of rudeness or barbarism.

Incivilization (n.) The state of being uncivilized; want of civilization; barbarism.

Incivilly (adv.) Uncivilly.

Incivism (n.) Want of civism; want of patriotism or love to one's country; unfriendliness to one's state or government.

Inclamation (n.) Exclamation.

Inclasp (v. t.) To clasp within; to hold fast to; to embrace or encircle.

Inclaudent (a.) Not closing or shutting.

Inclavated (a.) Set; fast; fixed.

Inclave (a.) Resembling a series of dovetails; -- said of a line of division, such as the border of an ordinary.

Incle (n.) Same as Inkle.

Inclemencies (pl. ) of Inclemency

Inclemency (n.) The state or quality of being inclement; want of clemency; want of mildness of temper; unmercifulness; severity.

Inclemency (n.) Physical severity or harshness (commonly in respect to the elements or weather); roughness; storminess; rigor; severe cold, wind, rain, or snow.

Inclement (a.) Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh.

Inclement (a.) Physically severe or harsh (generally restricted to the elements or weather); rough; boisterous; stormy; rigorously cold, etc.; as, inclement weather.

Inclemently (adv.) In an inclement manner.

Inclinable (a.) Leaning; tending.

Inclinable (a.) Having a propensity of will or feeling; leaning in disposition; disposed; propense; as, a mind inclinable to truth.

Inclinableness (n.) The state or quality of being inclinable; inclination.

Inclinnation (n.) The act of inclining, or state of being inclined; a leaning; as, an inclination of the head.

Inclinnation (n.) A direction or tendency from the true vertical or horizontal direction; as, the inclination of a column, or of a road bed.

Inclinnation (n.) A tendency towards another body or point.

Inclinnation (n.) The angle made by two lines or planes; as, the inclination of the plane of the earth's equator to the plane of the ecliptic is about 23! 28'; the inclination of two rays of light.

Inclinnation (n.) A leaning or tendency of the mind, feelings, preferences, or will; propensity; a disposition more favorable to one thing than to another; favor; desire; love.

Inclinnation (n.) A person or thing loved or admired.

Inclinnation (n.) Decantation, or tipping for pouring.

Inclinatory (a.) Having the quality of leaning or inclining; as, the inclinatory needle.

Inclined (imp. & p. p.) of Incline

Inclining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incline

Incline (v. i.) To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline toward each other; a road inclines to the north or south.

Incline (v. i.) Fig.: To lean or tend, in an intellectual or moral sense; to favor an opinion, a course of conduct, or a person; to have a propensity or inclination; to be disposed.

Incline (v. i.) To bow; to incline the head.

Incline (v. t.) To cause to deviate from a line, position, or direction; to give a leaning, bend, or slope to; as, incline the column or post to the east; incline your head to the right.

Incline (v. t.) To impart a tendency or propensity to, as to the will or affections; to turn; to dispose; to influence.

Incline (v. t.) To bend; to cause to stoop or bow; as, to incline the head or the body in acts of reverence or civility.

Incline (n.) An inclined plane; an ascent o/ descent; a grade or gradient; a slope.

Inclined (p. p. & a.) Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as, a man inclined to virtue.

Inclined (p. p. & a.) Making an angle with some line or plane; -- said of a line or plane.

Inclined (p. p. & a.) Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a curve with the convex side uppermost.

Incliner (n.) One who, or that which, inclines; specifically, an inclined dial.

Inclining (a.) Same as Inclined, 3.

Inclining (n.) Inclination; disposition.

Inclining (n.) Party or side chosen; a following.

Inclinnometer (n.) An apparatus to determine the inclination of the earth's magnetic force to the plane of the horizon; -- called also inclination compass, and dip circle.

Inclip (v. t.) To clasp; to inclose.

Incloister (v. t.) To confine as in a cloister; to cloister.

Inclosed (imp. & p. p.) of Inclose

Inclosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inclose

Inclose (v. t.) To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.

Inclose (v. t.) To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note.

Inclose (v. t.) To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands.

Inclose (v. t.) To put into harness; to harness.

Incloser (n.) One who, or that which, incloses; one who fences off land from common grounds.

Inclosure (n.) The act of inclosing; the state of being inclosed, shut up, or encompassed; the separation of land from common ground by a fence.

Inclosure (n.) That which is inclosed or placed within something; a thing contained; a space inclosed or fenced up.

Inclosure (n.) That which incloses; a barrier or fence.

Incloud (v. t.) To envelop as in clouds; to darken; to obscure.

Included (imp. & p. p.) of Include

Including (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Include

Include (v. t.) To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to inclose; as, the shell of a nut includes the kernel; a pearl is included in a shell.

Include (v. t.) To comprehend or comprise, as a genus the species, the whole a part, an argument or reason the inference; to contain; to embrace; as, this volume of Shakespeare includes his sonnets; he was included in the invitation to the family; to and including page twenty-five.

Include (v. t.) To conclude; to end; to terminate.

Included (a.) Inclosed; confined.

Includible (a.) Capable of being included.

Inclusa (n. pl.) A tribe of bivalve mollusks, characterized by the closed state of the mantle which envelops the body. The ship borer (Teredo navalis) is an example.

Inclusion (n.) The act of including, or the state of being included; limitation; restriction; as, the lines of inclusion of his policy.

Inclusion (n.) A foreign substance, either liquid or solid, usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral.

Inclusive (a.) Inclosing; encircling; surrounding.

Inclusive (a.) Comprehending the stated limit or extremes; as, from Monday to Saturday inclusive, that is, taking in both Monday and Saturday; -- opposed to exclusive.

Inclusively (adv.) In an inclusive manner.

Incoach (v. t.) To put a coach.

Incoact (a.) Alt. of Incoacted

Incoacted (a.) Not compelled; unconstrained.

Incoagulable (a.) Not coagulable.

Incoalescence (n.) The state of not coalescing.

Incocted (a.) Raw; indigestible.

Incoercible (a.) Not to be coerced; incapable of being compelled or forced.

Incoercible (a.) Not capable of being reduced to the form of a liquid by pressure; -- said of any gas above its critical point; -- also particularly of oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon monoxide, formerly regarded as incapable of liquefaction at any temperature or pressure.

Incoercible (a.) That can note be confined in, or excluded from, vessels, like ordinary fluids, gases, etc.; -- said of the imponderable fluids, heat, light, electricity, etc.

Incoexistence (n.) The state of not coexisting.

Incog (adv.) Incognito.

Incogitable (a.) Not cogitable; inconceivable.

Incogitance (n.) Alt. of Incogitancy

Incogitancy (n.) Want of thought, or of the power of thinking; thoughtlessness; unreasonableness.

Incogitant (a.) Toughtless; inconsiderate.

Incogitantly (adv.) In an incogitant manner.

Incogitative (a.) Not cogitative; not thinking; wanting the power of thought; as, a vegetable is an incogitative being.

Incogitativity (n.) The quality of being incogitative; want of thought or of the power of thinking.

Incognita (n.) A woman who is unknown or in disguise.

Incognita (n.) The state of being in disguise; -- said of a woman.

Incognitant (a.) Ignorant.

Incognito (a. / adv.) Without being known; in disguise; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title; -- said esp. of great personages who sometimes adopt a disguise or an assumed character in order to avoid notice.

Incognitos (pl. ) of Incognito

Incognito (a.) One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.

Incognito (a.) The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.

Incognizable (a.) Not cognizable; incapable of being recognized, known, or distinguished.

Incognizance (n.) Failure to cognize, apprehended, or notice.

Incognizant (a.) Not cognizant; failing to apprehended or notice.

Incognoscible (a.) Incognizable.

Incoherence (n.) Alt. of Incoherency

Incoherency (n.) The quality or state of being incoherent; want of coherence; want of cohesion or adherence.

Incoherency (n.) Want of connection; incongruity; inconsistency; want of agreement or dependence of one part on another; as, the incoherence of arguments, facts, etc.

Incoherency (n.) That which is incoherent.

Incoherent (a.) Not coherent; wanting cohesion; loose; unconnected; physically disconnected; not fixed to each; -- said of material substances.

Incoherent (a.) Wanting coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; having no dependence of one part on another; logically disconnected.

Incoherentific (a.) Causing incoherence.

Incoherently (adv.) In an incoherent manner; without due connection of parts.

Incoherentness (n.) Incoherence.

Incoincidence (n.) The quality of being incoincident; want of coincidence.

Incoincident (a.) Not coincident; not agreeing in time, in place, or principle.

Incolumity (n.) Safety; security.

Incomber (v. t.) See Encumber.

Incombine (v. i.) To be incapable of combining; to disagree; to differ.

Incombustibility (n.) The quality of being incombustible.

Incombustible (a.) Not combustible; not capable of being burned, decomposed, or consumed by fire; uninflammable; as, asbestus is an incombustible substance; carbon dioxide is an incombustible gas.

Income (n.) A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion.

Income (n.) That which is caused to enter; inspiration; influence; hence, courage or zeal imparted.

Income (n.) That gain which proceeds from labor, business, property, or capital of any kind, as the produce of a farm, the rent of houses, the proceeds of professional business, the profits of commerce or of occupation, or the interest of money or stock in funds, etc.; revenue; receipts; salary; especially, the annual receipts of a private person, or a corporation, from property; as, a large income.

Income (n.) That which is taken into the body as food; the ingesta; -- sometimes restricted to the nutritive, or digestible, portion of the food. See Food. Opposed to output.

Incomer (n.) One who comes in.

Incomer (n.) One who succeeds another, as a tenant of land, houses, etc.

Incoming (a.) Coming in; accruing.

Incoming (a.) Coming in, succeeding, or following, as occupant or possessor; as, in incoming tenant.

Incoming (n.) The act of coming in; arrival.

Incoming (n.) Income; gain.

Incomity (n.) Want of comity; incivility; rudeness.

In commendam () See Commendam, and Partnership in Commendam, under Partnership.

Incommensurability (n.) The quality or state of being incommensurable.

Incommensurable (a.) Not commensurable; having no common measure or standard of comparison; as, quantities are incommensurable when no third quantity can be found that is an aliquot part of both; the side and diagonal of a square are incommensurable with each other; the diameter and circumference of a circle are incommensurable.

Incommensurable (n.) One of two or more quantities which have no common measure.

Incommensurate (a.) Not commensurate; not admitting of a common measure; incommensurable.

Incommensurate (a.) Not of equal of sufficient measure or extent; not adequate; as, our means are incommensurate to our wants.

Incommiscible (a.) Not commiscible; not mixable.

Incommixture (n.) A state of being unmixed; separateness.

Incommodated (imp. & p. p.) of Incommodate

Incommodating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incommodate

Incommodate (v. t.) To incommode.

Incommodation (n.) The state of being incommoded; inconvenience.

Incommoded (imp. & p. p.) of Incommode

Incommoding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incommode

Incommode (v. t.) To give inconvenience or trouble to; to disturb or molest; to discommode; to worry; to put out; as, we are incommoded by want of room.

Incommode (n.) An inconvenience.

Incommodement (n.) The act of incommoded.

Incommodious (a.) Tending to incommode; not commodious; not affording ease or advantage; unsuitable; giving trouble; inconvenient; annoying; as, an incommodious seat; an incommodious arrangement.

Incommodities (pl. ) of Incommodity

Incommodity (n.) Inconvenience; trouble; annoyance; disadvantage; encumbrance.

Incommunicability (n.) The quality or state of being incommunicable, or incapable of being imparted.

Incommunicable (a.) Not communicable; incapable of being communicated, shared, told, or imparted, to others.

Incommunicated (a.) Not communicated or imparted.

Incommunicating (a.) Having no communion or intercourse with each other.

Incommunicative (a.) Not communicative; not free or apt to impart to others in conversation; reserved; silent; as, the messenger was incommunicative; hence, not disposed to hold fellowship or intercourse with others; exclusive.

Incommutability (n.) The quality or state of being incommutable.

Incommutable (a.) Not commutable; not capable of being exchanged with, or substituted for, another.

Incompact (a.) Alt. of Incompacted

Incompacted (a.) Not compact; not having the parts firmly united; not solid; incoherent; loose; discrete.

Incomparable (a.) Not comparable; admitting of no comparison with others; unapproachably eminent; without a peer or equal; matchless; peerless; transcendent.

Incompared (a.) Peerless; incomparable.

Incompass (v. t.) See Encompass.

Incompassion (n.) Want of compassion or pity.

Incompassionate (a.) Not compassionate; void of pity or of tenderness; remorseless.

-ties (pl. ) of Incompatibility

Incompatibility (n.) The quality or state of being incompatible; inconsistency; irreconcilableness.

Incompatible (a.) Not compatible; so differing as to be incapable of harmonious combination or coexistence; inconsistent in thought or being; irreconcilably disagreeing; as, persons of incompatible tempers; incompatible colors, desires, ambition.

Incompatible (a.) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.

Incompatible (n.) An incompatible substance; esp., in pl., things which can not be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or of opposing medicinal qualities; as, the incompatibles of iron.

Incompatibleness (n.) The quality or state of being incompatible; incompatibility.

Incompatibly (adv.) In an incompatible manner; inconsistently; incongruously.

Incompetence (n.) Alt. of Incompetency

Incompetency (n.) The quality or state of being incompetent; want of physical, intellectual, or moral ability; insufficiency; inadequacy; as, the incompetency of a child hard labor, or of an idiot for intellectual efforts.

Incompetency (n.) Want of competency or legal fitness; incapacity; disqualification, as of a person to be heard as a witness, or to act as a juror, or of a judge to try a cause.

Incompetent (a.) Not competent; wanting in adequate strength, power, capacity, means, qualifications, or the like; incapable; unable; inadequate; unfit.

Incompetent (a.) Wanting the legal or constitutional qualifications; inadmissible; as, a person professedly wanting in religious belief is an incompetent witness in a court of law or equity; incompetent evidence.

Incompetent (a.) Not lying within one's competency, capacity, or authorized power; not permissible.

Incompetently (adv.) In an competent manner; inadequately; unsuitably.

Incompetibility (n.) See Incompatibility.

Incompetible (a.) See Incompatible.

Incomplete (a.) Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.

Incomplete (a.) Wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of a flower.

Incompletely (adv.) In an incomplete manner.

Incompleteness (n.) The state of being incomplete; imperfectness; defectiveness.

Incompletion (n.) Want of completion; incompleteness.

Incomplex (a.) Not complex; uncompounded; simple.

Incompliable (a.) Not compliable; not conformable.

Incompliance (n.) The quality or state of being incompliant; unyielding temper; obstinacy.

Incompliance (n.) Refusal or failure to comply.

Incompliant (a.) Not compliant; unyielding to request, solicitation, or command; stubborn.

Incomposed (a.) Disordered; disturbed.

Incomposite (a.) Not composite; uncompounded; simple.

Incompossible (a.) Not capable of joint existence; incompatible; inconsistent.

Incomprehense (a.) Incomprehensible.

Incomprehensibility (n.) The quality of being incomprehensible, or beyond the reach of human intellect; incomprehensibleness; inconceivability; inexplicability.

Incomprehensible (a.) Not capable of being contained within limits.

Incomprehensible (a.) Not capable of being comprehended or understood; beyond the reach of the human intellect; inconceivable.

Incomprehension (n.) Want of comprehension or understanding.

Incomprehensive (a.) Not comprehensive; not capable of including or of understanding; not extensive; limited.

Incompressibility (n.) The quality of being incompressible, or incapable of reduction in volume by pressure; -- formerly supposed to be a property of liquids.

Incompressible (a.) Not compressible; incapable of being reduced by force or pressure into a smaller compass or volume; resisting compression; as, many liquids and solids appear to be almost incompressible.

Incomputable (a.) Not computable.

Inconcealable (a.) Not concealable.

Inconceivability (n.) The quality of being inconceivable; inconceivableness.

Inconceivable (a.) Not conceivable; incapable of being conceived by the mind; not explicable by the human intellect, or by any known principles or agencies; incomprehensible; as, it is inconceivable to us how the will acts in producing muscular motion.

Inconceptible (a.) Inconceivable.

Inconcerning (a.) Unimportant; trifling.

Inconcinne (a.) Dissimilar; incongruous; unsuitable.

Inconcinnity (n.) Want of concinnity or congruousness; unsuitableness.

Inconcinnous (a.) Not concinnous; unsuitable; discordant.

Inconcludent (a.) Not inferring a conclusion or consequence; not conclusive.

Inconcluding (a.) Inferring no consequence.

Inconclusive (a.) Not conclusive; leading to no conclusion; not closing or settling a point in debate, or a doubtful question; as, evidence is inconclusive when it does not exhibit the truth of a disputed case in such a manner as to satisfy the mind, and put an end to debate or doubt.

Inconcoct (a.) Inconcocted.

Inconcocted (a.) Imperfectly digested, matured, or ripened.

Inconcoction (n.) The state of being undigested; unripeness; immaturity.

Inconcrete (a.) Not concrete.

Inconcurring (a.) Not concurring; disagreeing.

Inconcussible (a.) Not concussible; that cannot be shaken.

Incondensability (n.) Alt. of Incondensibility

Incondensibility (n.) The quality or state of being incondensable.

Incondensable (a.) Alt. of Incondensible

Incondensible (a.) Not condensable; incapable of being made more dense or compact, or reduced to liquid form.

Incondite (a.) Badly put together; inartificial; rude; unpolished; irregular.

Inconditional (a.) Unconditional.

Inconditionate (a.) Not conditioned; not limited; absolute.

Inconform (a.) Unconformable.

Inconformable (a.) Unconformable.

Inconformity (n.) Want of conformity; nonconformity.

Inconfused (a.) Not confused; distinct.

Inconfusion (n.) Freedom from confusion; distinctness.

Inconfutable (a.) Not confutable.

Incongealable (a.) Not congealable; incapable of being congealed.

Incongenial (a.) Not congenial; uncongenial.

Incongruence (n.) Want of congruence; incongruity.

Incongruent (a.) Incongruous.

Incongruities (pl. ) of Incongruity

Incongruity (n.) The quality or state of being incongruous; want of congruity; unsuitableness; inconsistency; impropriety.

Incongruity (n.) Disagreement of parts; want of symmetry or of harmony.

Incongruity (n.) That which is incongruous; want of congruity.

Incongruous (a.) Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent; improper; as, an incongruous remark; incongruous behavior, action, dress, etc.

Inconnected (a.) Not connected; disconnected.

Inconnection (n.) Disconnection.

Inconnexedly (adv.) Not connectedly; without connection.

Inconscionable (a.) Unconscionable.

Inconscious (a.) Unconscious.

Inconsecutiveness (n.) The state or quality of not being consecutive.

Inconsequence (n.) The quality or state of being inconsequent; want of just or logical inference or argument; inconclusiveness.

Inconsequent (a.) Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of no consequence.

Inconsequential (a.) Not regularly following from the premises; hence, irrelevant; unimportant; of no consequence.

Inconsequentiality (n.) The state of being inconsequential.

Inconsequentness (n.) Inconsequence.

Inconsiderable (a.) Not considerable; unworthy of consideration or notice; unimportant; small; trivial; as, an inconsiderable distance; an inconsiderable quantity, degree, value, or sum.

Inconsideracy (n.) Inconsiderateness; thoughtlessness.

Inconsiderate (a.) Not considerate; not attentive to safety or to propriety; not regarding the rights or feelings of others; hasty; careless; thoughtless; heedless; as, the young are generally inconsiderate; inconsiderate conduct.

Inconsiderate (a.) Inconsiderable.

Inconsiderately (adv.) In an inconsiderate manner.

Inconsiderateness (n.) The quality or state of being inconsiderate.

Inconsideration (n.) Want of due consideration; inattention to consequences; inconsiderateness.

Inconsistence (n.) Inconsistency.

Inconsistencies (pl. ) of Inconsistency

Inconsistency (n.) The quality or state of being inconsistent; discordance in respect to sentiment or action; such contrariety between two things that both can not exist or be true together; disagreement; incompatibility.

Inconsistency (n.) Absurdity in argument ore narration; incoherence or irreconcilability in the parts of a statement, argument, or narration; that which is inconsistent.

Inconsistency (n.) Want of stability or uniformity; unsteadiness; changeableness; variableness.

Inconsistent (a.) Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable; discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character, sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous; contradictory.

Inconsistent (a.) Not exhibiting uniformity of sentiment, steadiness to principle, etc.; unequal; fickle; changeable.

Inconsistently (adv.) In an inconsistent manner.

Inconsistentness (n.) Inconsistency.

Inconsisting (a.) Inconsistent.

Inconsolable (a.) Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate.

Inconsonance (n.) Alt. of Inconsonancy

Inconsonancy (n.) Want of consonance or harmony of sound, action, or thought; disagreement.

Inconsonant (a.) Not consonant or agreeing; inconsistent; discordant.

Inconspicuous (a.) Not conspicuous or noticeable; hardly discernible.

Inconstance (n.) Inconstancy.

Inconstancy (n.) The quality or state of being inconstant; want of constancy; mutability; fickleness; variableness.

Inconstant (a.) Not constant; not stable or uniform; subject to change of character, appearance, opinion, inclination, or purpose, etc.; not firm; unsteady; fickle; changeable; variable; -- said of persons or things; as, inconstant in love or friendship.

Inconstantly (adv.) In an inconstant manner.

Incomsumable (a.) Not consumable; incapable of being consumed, wasted, or spent.

Inconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not finished; incomplete.

Inconsumptible (a.) Inconsumable.

Incontaminate (a.) Not contaminated; pure.

Incontentation (n.) Discontent.

Incontestability (n.) The quality or state of being incontestable.

Incontestable (a.) Not contestable; not to be disputed; that cannot be called in question or controverted; incontrovertible; indisputable; as, incontestable evidence, truth, or facts.

Incontested (a.) Not contested.

Incontiguous (a.) Not contiguous; not adjoining or in contact; separate.

Incontinence (n.) Alt. of Incontinency

Incontinency (n.) Incapacity to hold; hence, incapacity to hold back or restrain; the quality or state of being incontinent; want of continence; failure to restrain the passions or appetites; indulgence of lust; lewdness.

Incontinency (n.) The inability of any of the animal organs to restrain the natural evacuations, so that the discharges are involuntary; as, incontinence of urine.

Incontinent (a.) Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging unlawful lust; unchaste; lewd.

Incontinent (a.) Unable to restrain natural evacuations.

Incontinent (n.) One who is unchaste.

Incontinent (adv.) Incontinently; instantly immediately.

Incontinently (adv.) In an incontinent manner; without restraint, or without due restraint; -- used esp. of the passions or appetites.

Incontinently (adv.) Immediately; at once; forthwith.

Incontracted (a.) Uncontracted.

Incontrollable (a.) Not controllable; uncontrollable.

Incontrovertibility (n.) The state or condition of being incontrovertible.

Incontrovertible (a.) Not controvertible; too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable.

Inconvenience (n.) The quality or condition of being inconvenient; want of convenience; unfitness; unsuitableness; inexpediency; awkwardness; as, the inconvenience of the arrangement.

Inconvenience (n.) That which gives trouble, embarrassment, or uneasiness; disadvantage; anything that disturbs quiet, impedes prosperity, or increases the difficulty of action or success; as, one inconvenience of life is poverty.

Inconvenience (v. t.) To put to inconvenience; to incommode; as, to inconvenience a neighbor.

Inconveniency (n.) Inconvenience.

Inconvenient (a.) Not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient.

Inconvenient (a.) Not convenient; giving trouble, uneasiness, or annoyance; hindering progress or success; uncomfortable; disadvantageous; incommodious; inopportune; as, an inconvenient house, garment, arrangement, or time.

Inconveniently (adv.) In an inconvenient manner; incommodiously; unsuitably; unseasonably.

Inconversable (a.) Incommunicative; unsocial; reserved.

Inconversant (a.) Not conversant; not acquainted; not versed; unfamiliar.

Inconverted (a.) Not turned or changed about.

Inconvertibility (n.) The quality or state of being inconvertible; not capable of being exchanged for, or converted into, something else; as, the inconvertibility of an irredeemable currency, or of lead, into gold.

Inconvertible (a.) Not convertible; not capable of being transmuted, changed into, or exchanged for, something else; as, one metal is inconvertible into another; bank notes are sometimes inconvertible into specie.

Inconvertibleness (n.) Inconvertibility.

Inconvertibly (adv.) In an inconvertible manner.

Inconvincible (a.) Not convincible; incapable of being convinced.

Inconvincibly (adv.) In a manner not admitting of being convinced.

Incony (a.) Unlearned; artless; pretty; delicate.

Incoordinate (a.) Not coordinate.

Incoordination (n.) Want of coordination; lack of harmonious adjustment or action.

Incoronate (a.) Crowned.

Incorporal (a.) Immaterial; incorporeal; spiritual.

Incorporality (n.) Incorporeality.

Incorporally (adv.) Incorporeally.

Incorporate (a.) Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual.

Incorporate (a.) Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an incorporate banking association.

Incorporate (a.) Corporate; incorporated; made one body, or united in one body; associated; mixed together; combined; embodied.

Incorporated (imp. & p. p.) of Incorporate

Incorporating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incorporate

Incorporate (v. t.) To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients. into one consistent mass.

Incorporate (v. t.) To unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody.

Incorporate (v. t.) To unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed; as, to incorporate copper with silver; -- used with with and into.

Incorporate (v. t.) To unite intimately; to blend; to assimilate; to combine into a structure or organization, whether material or mental; as, to incorporate provinces into the realm; to incorporate another's ideas into one's work.

Incorporate (v. t.) To form into a legal body, or body politic; to constitute into a corporation recognized by law, with special functions, rights, duties and liabilities; as, to incorporate a bank, a railroad company, a city or town, etc.

Incorporate (v. i.) To unite in one body so as to make a part of it; to be mixed or blended; -- usually followed by with.

Incorporated (a.) United in one body; formed into a corporation; made a legal entity.

Incorporation (n.) The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.

Incorporation (n.) The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.

Incorporation (n.) The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.

Incorporation (n.) The act of creating a corporation.

Incorporation (n.) A body incorporated; a corporation.

Incorporative (a.) Incorporating or tending to incorporate; as, the incorporative languages (as of the Basques, North American Indians, etc. ) which run a whole phrase into one word.

Incorporator (n.) One of a number of persons who gets a company incorporated; one of the original members of a corporation.

Incorporeal (a.) Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial.

Incorporeal (a.) Existing only in contemplation of law; not capable of actual visible seizin or possession; not being an object of sense; intangible; -- opposed to corporeal.

Incorporealism (n.) Existence without a body or material form; immateriality.

Incorporealist (n.) One who believes in incorporealism.

Incorporeality (n.) The state or quality of being incorporeal or bodiless; immateriality; incorporealism.

Incorporeally (adv.) In an incorporeal manner.

Incorporeity (n.) The quality of being incorporeal; immateriality.

Incorpse (v. t.) To incorporate.

Incorrect (a.) Not correct; not according to a copy or model, or to established rules; inaccurate; faulty.

Incorrect (a.) Not in accordance with the truth; inaccurate; not exact; as, an incorrect statement or calculation.

Incorrect (a.) Not accordant with duty or morality; not duly regulated or subordinated; unbecoming; improper; as, incorrect conduct.

Incorrection (n.) Want of correction, restraint, or discipline.

Incorrectly (adv.) Not correctly; inaccurately; not exactly; as, a writing incorrectly copied; testimony incorrectly stated.

Incorrectness (n.) The quality of being incorrect; want of conformity to truth or to a standard; inaccuracy; inexactness; as incorrectness may in defect or in redundance.

Incorrespondence (n.) Alt. of Incorrespondency

Incorrespondency (n.) Want of correspondence; disagreement; disproportion.

Incorresponding (a.) Not corresponding; disagreeing.

Incorrigibility (n.) The state or quality of being incorrigible.

Incorrigible (a.) Not corrigible; incapable of being corrected or amended; bad beyond correction; irreclaimable; as, incorrigible error.

Incorrigible (n.) One who is corrigible; especially, a hardened criminal; as, the perpetual imprisonment of incorrigibles.

Incorrigibleness (n.) Incorrigibility.

Incorrigibly (adv.) In an incorrigible manner.

Incorrodible (a.) Incapable of being corroded, consumed, or eaten away.

Incorrupt (a.) Not affected with corruption or decay; unimpaired; not marred or spoiled.

Incorrupt (a.) Not defiled or depraved; pure; sound; untainted; above the influence of bribes; upright; honest.

Incorrupted (a.) Uncorrupted.

Incorruptibility (n.) The quality of being incorruptible; incapability of corruption.

Incorruptible (a.) Not corruptible; incapable of corruption, decay, or dissolution; as, gold is incorruptible.

Incorruptible (a.) Incapable of being bribed or morally corrupted; inflexibly just and upright.

Incorruptible (n.) One of a religious sect which arose in Alexandria, in the reign of the Emperor Justinian, and which believed that the body of Christ was incorruptible, and that he suffered hunger, thirst, pain, only in appearance.

Incorruptible (n.) The quality or state of being incorruptible.

Incorruptibly (adv.) In an incorruptible manner.

Incorruption (n.) The condition or quality of being incorrupt or incorruptible; absence of, or exemption from, corruption.

Incorruptive (a.) Incorruptible; not liable to decay.

Incorruptly (adv.) Without corruption.

Incorruptness (n.) Freedom or exemption from decay or corruption.

Incorruptness (n.) Probity; integrity; honesty.

Incrassated (imp. & p. p.) of Incrassate

Incrassating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incrassate

Incrassate (v. t.) To make thick or thicker; to thicken; especially, in pharmacy, to thicken (a liquid) by the mixture of another substance, or by evaporating the thinner parts.

Incrassate (v. i.) To become thick or thicker.

Incrassate (a.) Alt. of Incrassated

Incrassated (a.) Made thick or thicker; thickened; inspissated.

Incrassated (a.) Thickened; becoming thicker.

Incrassated (a.) Swelled out on some particular part, as the antennae of certain insects.

Incrassation (n.) The act or process of thickening or making thick; the process of becoming thick or thicker.

Incrassation (n.) The state of being incrassated or made thick; inspissation.

Incrassative (a.) Having the quality of thickening; tending to thicken.

Incrassative (n.) A substance which has the power to thicken; formerly, a medicine supposed to thicken the humors.

Increasable (a.) Capable of being increased.

Increased (imp. & p. p.) of Increase

Increasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Increase

Increase (v. i.) To become greater or more in size, quantity, number, degree, value, intensity, power, authority, reputation, wealth; to grow; to augment; to advance; -- opposed to decrease.

Increase (v. i.) To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.

Increase (v. i.) To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax; as, the moon increases.

Increase (v. t.) To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions, influence.

Increase (v. i.) Addition or enlargement in size, extent, quantity, number, intensity, value, substance, etc.; augmentation; growth.

Increase (v. i.) That which is added to the original stock by augmentation or growth; produce; profit; interest.

Increase (v. i.) Progeny; issue; offspring.

Increase (v. i.) Generation.

Increase (v. i.) The period of increasing light, or luminous phase; the waxing; -- said of the moon.

Increaseful (a.) Full of increase; abundant in produce.

Increasement (n.) Increase.

Increaser (n.) One who, or that, increases.

Increasingly (adv.) More and more.

Increated (imp. & p. p.) of Increate

Increating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Increate

Increate (v. t.) To create within.

Increate (a.) Alt. of Increated

Increated (a.) Uncreated; self-existent.

Incredibility (n.) The quality or state of being incredible; incredibleness.

Incredibility (n.) That which is incredible.

Incredible (a.) Not credible; surpassing belief; too extraordinary and improbable to admit of belief; unlikely; marvelous; fabulous.

Incredibleness (n.) Incredibility.

Incredibly (adv.) In an incredible manner.

Incredited (a.) Uncredited.

Incredulity (n.) The state or quality of being i/credulous; a withholding or refusal of belief; skepticism; unbelief; disbelief.

Incredulous (a.) Not credulous; indisposed to admit or accept that which is related as true, skeptical; unbelieving.

Incredulous (a.) Indicating, or caused by, disbelief or incredulity.

Incredulous (a.) Incredible; not easy to be believed.

Incredulously (adv.) In an incredulous manner; with incredulity.

Incredulousness (n.) Incredulity.

Incremable (a.) Incapable of being burnt; incombustibe.

Incremate (v. t.) To consume or reduce to ashes by burning, as a dead body; to cremate.

Incremation (n.) Burning; esp., the act of burning a dead body; cremation.

Increment (n.) The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement.

Increment (n.) Matter added; increase; produce; production; -- opposed to decrement.

Increment (n.) The increase of a variable quantity or fraction from its present value to its next ascending value; the finite quantity, generally variable, by which a variable quantity is increased.

Increment (n.) An amplification without strict climax,

Incremental (a.) Pertaining to, or resulting from, the process of growth; as, the incremental lines in the dentine of teeth.

Increpate (v. t.) To chide; to rebuke; to reprove.

Increpation (n.) A chiding; rebuke; reproof.

Increscent (a.) Increasing; growing; augmenting; swelling; enlarging.

Increscent (a.) Increasing; on the increase; -- said of the moon represented as the new moon, with the points turned toward the dexter side.

Increst (v. t.) To adorn with a crest.

Incriminated (imp. & p. p.) of Incriminate

Incriminating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incriminate

Incriminate (v. t.) To accuse; to charge with a crime or fault; to criminate.

Incrimination (n.) The act of incriminating; crimination.

Incriminatory (a.) Of or pertaining to crimination; tending to incriminate; criminatory.

Incruental (a.) Unbloody; not attended with blood; as, an incruental sacrifice.

Incrusted (imp. & p. p.) of Incrust

Incrusting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incrust

Incrust (v. t.) To cover or line with a crust, or hard coat; to form a crust on the surface of; as, iron incrusted with rust; a vessel incrusted with salt; a sweetmeat incrusted with sugar.

Incrust (v. t.) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.

Incrustate (a.) Incrusted.

Incrustate (v. t.) To incrust.

Incrustation (n.) The act of incrusting, or the state of being incrusted.

Incrustation (n.) A crust or hard coating of anything upon or within a body, as a deposit of lime, sediment, etc., from water on the inner surface of a steam boiler.

Incrustation (n.) A covering or inlaying of marble, mosaic, etc., attached to the masonry by cramp irons or cement.

Incrustation (n.) Anything inlaid or imbedded.

Incrustment (n.) Incrustation.

Incrystallizable (a.) Not crystallizable; incapable of being formed into crystals.

Incubated (imp. & p. p.) of Incubate

Incubating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incubate

Incubate (v. i. & t.) To sit, as on eggs for hatching; to brood; to brood upon, or keep warm, as eggs, for the purpose of hatching.

Incubation (n.) A sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young; a brooding on, or keeping warm, (eggs) to develop the life within, by any process.

Incubation (n.) The development of a disease from its causes, or its period of incubation. (See below.)

Incubation (n.) A sleeping in a consecrated place for the purpose of dreaming oracular dreams.

Incubative (a.) Of or pertaining to incubation, or to the period of incubation.

Incubator (n.) That which incubates, especially, an apparatus by means of which eggs are hatched by artificial heat.

Incubatory (a.) Serving for incubation.

Incube (v. t.) To fix firmly, as in cube; to secure or place firmly.

Incubiture (n.) Incubation.

Incubous (a.) Having the leaves so placed that the upper part of each one covers the base of the leaf next above it, as in hepatic mosses of the genus Frullania. See Succubous.

Incubuses (pl. ) of Incubus

Incubi (pl. ) of Incubus

Incubus (n.) A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have sexual intercourse with women by night.

Incubus (n.) The nightmare. See Nightmare.

Incubus (n.) Any oppressive encumbrance or burden; anything that prevents the free use of the faculties.

Inculcated (imp. & p. p.) of Inculcate

Inculcating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inculcate

Inculcate (v. t.) To teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers humility.

Inculcation (n.) A teaching and impressing by frequent repetitions.

Inculcator (n.) One who inculcates.

Inculk (v. t.) To inculcate.

Inculp (v. t.) To inculpate.

Inculpable (a.) Faultless; blameless; innocent.

Inculpableness (n.) Blamelessness; faultlessness.

Inculpably (adv.) Blamelessly.

Inculpated (imp. & p. p.) of Inculpate

Inculpating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inculpate

Inculpate (v. t.) To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or implicate in guilt.

Inculpation (n.) Blame; censure; crimination.

Inculpatory (a.) Imputing blame; criminatory; compromising; implicating.

Incult (a.) Untilled; uncultivated; crude; rude; uncivilized.

Incultivated (a.) Uncultivated.

Incultivation (n.) Want of cultivation.

Inculture (n.) Want or neglect of cultivation or culture.

Incumbencies (pl. ) of Incumbency

Incumbency (n.) The state of being incumbent; a lying or resting on something.

Incumbency (n.) That which is physically incumbent; that which lies as a burden; a weight.

Incumbency (n.) That which is morally incumbent, or is imposed, as a rule, a duty, obligation, or responsibility.

Incumbency (n.) The state of holding a benefice; the full possession and exercise of any office.

Incumbent (a.) Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent.

Incumbent (a.) Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon.

Incumbent (a.) Leaning or resting; -- said of anthers when lying on the inner side of the filament, or of cotyledons when the radicle lies against the back of one of them.

Incumbent (a.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.

Incumbent (n.) A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office.

Incumbently (adv.) In an incumbent manner; so as to be incumbent.

Incumbered (imp. & p. p.) of Incumber

Incumbering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incumber

Incumber (v. t.) See Encumber.

Incumbition (n.) Incubation.

Incumbrance (n.) A burdensome and troublesome load; anything that impedes motion or action, or renders it difficult or laborious; clog; impediment; hindrance; check.

Incumbrance (n.) A burden or charge upon property; a claim or lien upon an estate, which may diminish its value.

Incumbrancer (n.) One who holds an incumbrance, or some legal claim, lien, or charge on an estate.

Incumbrous (a.) Cumbersome; troublesome.

Incunabula (pl. ) of Incunabulum

Incunabulum (n.) A work of art or of human industry, of an early epoch; especially, a book printed before a. d. 1500.

Incurred (imp. & p. p.) of Incur

Incurring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incur

Incur (v. t.) To meet or fall in with, as something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to put one's self in the way of; to expose one's self to; to become liable or subject to; to bring down upon one's self; to encounter; to contract; as, to incur debt, danger, displeasure/ penalty, responsibility, etc.

Incur (v. t.) To render liable or subject to; to occasion.

Incur (v. i.) To pass; to enter.

Incurability (n.) The state of being uncurable; irremediableness.

Incurable (a.) Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.

Incurable (a.) Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.

Incurable (n.) A person diseased beyond cure.

Incurableness (n.) The state of being incurable; incurability.

Incurably (adv.) In a manner that renders cure impracticable or impossible; irremediably.

Incuriosity (n.) Want of curiosity or interest; inattentiveness; indifference.

Incurious (a.) Not curious or inquisitive; without care for or interest in; inattentive; careless; negligent; heedless.

Incuriously (adv.) In an curious manner.

Incuriousness (n.) Unconcernedness; incuriosity.

Incurrence (n.) The act of incurring, bringing on, or subjecting one's self to (something troublesome or burdensome); as, the incurrence of guilt, debt, responsibility, etc.

Incurrent (a.) Characterized by a current which flows inward; as, the incurrent orifice of lamellibranch Mollusca.

Incursion (n.) A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.

Incursion (n.) Attack; occurrence.

Incursive (a.) Making an incursion; invasive; aggressive; hostile.

Incurtain (v. t.) To curtain.

Incurvate (a.) Curved; bent; crooked.

Incurvated (imp. & p. p.) of Incurvate

Incurvating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incurvate

Incurvate (v. t.) To turn from a straight line or course; to bend; to crook.

Incurvation (n.) The act of bending, or curving.

Incurvation (n.) The state of being bent or curved; curvature.

Incurvation (n.) The act of bowing, or bending the body, in respect or reverence.

Incurved (imp. & p. p.) of Incurve

Incurving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incurve

Incurve (v. t.) To bend; to curve; to make crooked.

Incurved (a.) Bending gradually toward the axis or center, as branches or petals.

Incurvity (n.) A state of being bent or curved; incurvation; a bending inwards.

Incus (n.) An anvil.

Incus (n.) One of the small bones in the tympanum of the ear; the anvil bone. See Ear.

Incus (n.) The central portion of the armature of the pharynx in the Rotifera.

Incuse (v. t.) Cut or stamped in, or hollowed out by engraving.

Incuse (v. t.) Alt. of Incuss

Incuss (v. t.) To form, or mold, by striking or stamping, as a coin or medal.

Incute (v. t.) To strike or stamp in.

Incyst (v. t.) See Encyst.

Incysted (a.) See Encysted.

Ind (n.) India.

Indagate (v. t.) To seek or search out.

Indagation (n.) Search; inquiry; investigation.

Indagative (a.) Searching; exploring; investigating.

Indagator (n.) A searcher; an explorer; an investigator.

Indamage (v. t.) See Endamage.

Indamaged (a.) Not damaged.

Indart (v. t.) To pierce, as with a dart.

Indazol (n.) A nitrogenous compound, C7H6N2, analogous to indol, and produced from a diazo derivative or cinnamic acid.

Inde (a.) Azure-colored; of a bright blue color.

Indear (v. t.) See Endear.

Indebted (imp. & p. p.) of Indebt

Indebting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indebt

Indebt (v. t.) To bring into debt; to place under obligation; -- chiefly used in the participle indebted.

Indebted (a.) Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.

Indebted (a.) Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement.

Indebtedness (n.) The state of being indebted.

Indebtedness (n.) The sum owed; debts, collectively.

Indebtment (n.) Indebtedness.

Indecence (n.) See Indecency.

Indecencies (pl. ) of Indecency

Indecency (n.) The quality or state of being indecent; want of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity.

Indecency (n.) That which is indecent; an indecent word or act; an offense against delicacy.

Indecent (a.) Not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language.

Indecently (adv.) In an indecent manner.

Indeciduate (a.) Indeciduous.

Indeciduate (a.) Having no decidua; nondeciduate.

Indeciduous (a.) Not deciduous or falling, as the leaves of trees in autumn; lasting; evergreen; persistent; permanent; perennial.

Indecimable (a.) Not decimable, or liable to be decimated; not liable to the payment of tithes.

Indecipherable (a.) Not decipherable; incapable of being deciphered, explained, or solved.

Indecision (n.) Want of decision; want of settled purpose, or of firmness; indetermination; wavering of mind; irresolution; vacillation; hesitation.

Indecisive (a.) Not decisive; not bringing to a final or ultimate issue; as, an indecisive battle, argument, answer.

Indecisive (a.) Undetermined; prone to indecision; irresolute; unsettled; wavering; vacillating; hesitating; as, an indecisive state of mind; an indecisive character.

Indecisively (adv.) Without decision.

Indecisiveness (n.) The state of being indecisive; unsettled state.

Indecinable (a.) Not declinable; not varied by inflective terminations; as, nihil (nothing), in Latin, is an indeclinable noun.

Indecinable (n.) An indeclinable word.

Indecinably (adv.) Without variation.

Indecinably (adv.) Without variation of termination.

Indecomposable (a.) Not decomposable; incapable or difficult of decomposition; not resolvable into its constituents or elements.

Indecomposableness (n.) Incapableness of decomposition; stability; permanence; durability.

Indecorous (a.) Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place; as, indecorous conduct.

Indecorously (adv.) In an indecorous manner.

Indecorousness (n.) The quality of being indecorous; want of decorum.

Indecorum (n.) Want of decorum; impropriety of behavior; that in behavior or manners which violates the established rules of civility, custom, or etiquette; indecorousness.

Indecorum (n.) An indecorous or becoming action.

Indeed (adv.) In reality; in truth; in fact; verily; truly; -- used in a variety of sense. Esp.: (a) Denoting emphasis; as, indeed it is so. (b) Denoting concession or admission; as, indeed, you are right. (c) Denoting surprise; as, indeed, is it you? Its meaning is not intrinsic or fixed, but depends largely on the form of expression which it accompanies.

Indefatigability (n.) The state of being indefatigable.

Indefatigable (a.) Incapable of being fatigued; not readily exhausted; unremitting in labor or effort; untiring; unwearying; not yielding to fatigue; as, indefatigable exertions, perseverance, application.

Indefatigableness (n.) Indefatigable quality; unweariedness; persistency.

Indefatigably (adv.) Without weariness; without yielding to fatigue; persistently.

Indefatigation (n.) Indefatigableness; unweariedness.

Indefeasibility (n.) The quality of being undefeasible.

Indefeasible (a.) Not to be defeated; not defeasible; incapable of being annulled or made void; as, an indefeasible or title.

Indefectibility (n.) The quality of being indefectible.

Indefectible (a.) Not defectible; unfailing; not liable to defect, failure, or decay.

Indefective (a.) Not defective; perfect; complete.

Indefeisible (a.) Indefeasible.

Indefensibility (n.) The quality or state of not being defensible.

Indefensible () Not defensible; not capable of being defended, maintained, vindicated, or justified; unjustifiable; untenable; as, an indefensible fortress, position, cause, etc.

Indefensibly (adv.) In an indefensible manner.

Indefensive (a.) Defenseless.

Indeficiency (n.) The state or quality of not being deficient.

Indeficient (a.) Not deficient; full.

Indefinable (a.) Incapable of being defined or described; inexplicable.

Indefinably (adv.) In an indefinable manner.

Indefinite (a.) Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise; uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite time, plan, etc.

Indefinite (a.) Having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight line.

Indefinite (a.) Boundless; infinite.

Indefinite (a.) Too numerous or variable to make a particular enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower, and the like. Also, indeterminate.

Indefinitely (adv.) In an indefinite manner or degree; without any settled limitation; vaguely; not with certainty or exactness; as, to use a word indefinitely.

Indefiniteness (n.) The quality of being indefinite.

Indefinitude (n.) Indefiniteness; vagueness; also, number or quantity not limited by our understanding, though yet finite.

Indehiscence (n.) The property or state of being indehiscent.

Indehiscent (a.) Remaining closed at maturity, or not opening along regular lines, as the acorn, or a cocoanut.

Indelectable (a.) Not delectable; unpleasant; disagreeable.

Indeliberate (a.) Done without deliberation; unpremeditated.

Indeliberated (a.) Indeliberate.

Indelibility (n.) The quality of being indelible.

Indelible (a.) That can not be removed, washed away, blotted out, or effaced; incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten; as, indelible characters; an indelible stain; an indelible impression on the memory.

Indelible (a.) That can not be annulled; indestructible.

Indelicacies (pl. ) of Indelicacy

Indelicacy (n.) The quality of being indelicate; want of delicacy, or of a nice sense of, or regard for, purity, propriety, or refinement in manners, language, etc.; rudeness; coarseness; also, that which is offensive to refined taste or purity of mind.

Indelicate (a.) Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior.

Indemnification (n.) The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty; reimbursement of loss, damage, or penalty; the state of being indemnified.

Indemnification (n.) That which indemnifies.

Indemnified (imp. & p. p.) of Indemnify

Indemnifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indemnify

Indemnify (v. t.) To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to insure.

Indemnify (v. t.) To make restitution or compensation for, as for that which is lost; to make whole; to reimburse; to compensate.

Indemnities (pl. ) of Indemnity

Indemnity (n.) Security; insurance; exemption from loss or damage, past or to come; immunity from penalty, or the punishment of past offenses; amnesty.

Indemnity (n.) Indemnification, compensation, or remuneration for loss, damage, or injury sustained.

Indemonstrability (n.) The quality of being indemonstrable.

Indemonstrable (a.) Incapable of being demonstrated.

Indenization (n.) The act of naturalizing; endenization.

Indenize (v. t.) To naturalize.

Indenizened (imp. & p. p.) of Indenizen

Indenizening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indenizen

Indenizen (v. t.) To invest with the privileges of a denizen; to naturalize.

Indented (imp. & p. p.) of Indent

Indenting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indent

Indent (v. t.) To notch; to jag; to cut into points like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.

Indent (v. t.) To dent; to stamp or to press in; to impress; as, indent a smooth surface with a hammer; to indent wax with a stamp.

Indent (v. t.) To bind out by indenture or contract; to indenture; to apprentice; as, to indent a young man to a shoemaker; to indent a servant.

Indent (v. t.) To begin (a line or lines) at a greater or less distance from the margin; as, to indent the first line of a paragraph one em; to indent the second paragraph two ems more than the first. See Indentation, and Indention.

Indent (v. t.) To make an order upon; to draw upon, as for military stores.

Indent (v. i.) To be cut, notched, or dented.

Indent (v. i.) To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag.

Indent (v. i.) To contract; to bargain or covenant.

Indent (n.) A cut or notch in the man gin of anything, or a recess like a notch.

Indent (n.) A stamp; an impression.

Indent (n.) A certificate, or intended certificate, issued by the government of the United States at the close of the Revolution, for the principal or interest of the public debt.

Indent (n.) A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army.

Indentation (n.) The act of indenting or state of being indented.

Indentation (n.) A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything; as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.

Indentation (n.) A recess or sharp depression in any surface.

Indentation (n.) The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.

Indentation (n.) The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems.

Indented (a.) Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.

Indented (a.) Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating.

Indented (a.) Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary.

Indented (a.) Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant.

Indented (a.) Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds.

Indentedly (adv.) With indentations.

Indenting (n.) Indentation; an impression like that made by a tooth.

Indention (n.) Same as Indentation, 4.

Indentment (n.) Indenture.

Indenture (n.) The act of indenting, or state of being indented.

Indenture (n.) A mutual agreement in writing between two or more parties, whereof each party has usually a counterpart or duplicate; sometimes in the pl., a short form for indentures of apprenticeship, the contract by which a youth is bound apprentice to a master.

Indentured (imp. & p. p.) of Indenture

Indenturing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indenture

Indenture (v. t.) To indent; to make hollows, notches, or wrinkles in; to furrow.

Indenture (v. t.) To bind by indentures or written contract; as, to indenture an apprentice.

Indenture (v. i.) To run or wind in and out; to be cut or notched; to indent.

Independence (n.) The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by, others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.

Independence (n.) Sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.

Independency (n.) Independence.

Independency (n.) Doctrine and polity of the Independents.

Independent (a.) Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others; not relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly independent.

Independent (a.) Affording a comfortable livelihood; as, an independent property.

Independent (a.) Not subject to bias or influence; not obsequious; self-directing; as, a man of an independent mind.

Independent (a.) Expressing or indicating the feeling of independence; free; easy; bold; unconstrained; as, an independent air or manner.

Independent (a.) Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.

Independent (a.) Belonging or pertaining to, or holding to the doctrines or methods of, the Independents.

Independent (a.) Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to value or rate of variation; -- said of quantities or functions.

Independent (a.) Not bound by party; exercising a free choice in voting with either or any party.

Independent (n.) One who believes that an organized Christian church is complete in itself, competent to self-government, and independent of all ecclesiastical authority.

Independent (n.) One who does not acknowledge an obligation to support a party's candidate under all circumstances; one who exercises liberty in voting.

Independentism (n.) Independency; the church system of Independents.

Independently (adv.) In an independent manner; without control.

Indeposable (a.) Incapable of being deposed.

Indepravate (a.) Undepraved.

Indeprecable (a.) Incapable or undeserving of being deprecated.

Indeprehensible (a.) Incapable of being found out.

Indeprivable (a.) Incapable of being deprived, or of being taken away.

Indescribable (a.) Incapable of being described.

Indescriptive (a.) Not descriptive.

Indesert (n.) Ill desert.

Indesinent (a.) Not ceasing; perpetual.

Indesirable (a.) Undesirable.

Indestructibility (n.) The quality of being indestructible.

Indestructible (a.) Not destructible; incapable of decomposition or of being destroyed.

Indeterminable (a.) Not determinable; impossible to be determined; not to be definitely known, ascertained, defined, or limited.

Indeterminable (n.) An indeterminable thing or quantity.

Indeterminate (a.) Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years.

Indetermination (n.) Want of determination; an unsettled or wavering state, as of the mind.

Indetermination (n.) Want of fixed or stated direction.

Indetermined (a.) Undetermined.

Indevirginate (a.) Not devirginate.

Indevote (a.) Not devoted.

Indevotion (n.) Want of devotion; impiety; irreligion.

Indevout (a.) Not devout.

Indew (v. t.) To indue.

Indexes (pl. ) of Index

Indices (pl. ) of Index

Index (n.) That which points out; that which shows, indicates, manifests, or discloses.

Index (n.) That which guides, points out, informs, or directs; a pointer or a hand that directs to anything, as the hand of a watch, a movable finger on a gauge, scale, or other graduated instrument. In printing, a sign used to direct particular attention to a note or paragraph; -- called also fist.

Index (n.) A table for facilitating reference to topics, names, and the like, in a book; -- usually alphabetical in arrangement, and printed at the end of the volume.

Index (n.) A prologue indicating what follows.

Index (n.) The second digit, that next pollex, in the manus, or hand; the forefinger; index finger.

Index (n.) The figure or letter which shows the power or root of a quantity; the exponent.

indices (pl. ) of Index

Indexed (imp. & p. p.) of Index

Indexing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Index

Index (v. t.) To provide with an index or table of references; to put into an index; as, to index a book, or its contents.

Indexer (n.) One who makes an index.

Indexical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, an index; having the form of an index.

Indexically (adv.) In the manner of an index.

Indexterity (n.) Want of dexterity or readiness, especially in the use of the hands; clumsiness; awkwardness.

India (n.) A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan.

Indiadem (v. t.) To place or set in a diadem, as a gem or gems.

Indiamen (pl. ) of Indiaman

Indiaman (n.) A large vessel in the India trade.

Indian (a.) Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.

Indian (a.) Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, Indian wars; the Indian tomahawk.

Indian (a.) Made of maize or Indian corn; as, Indian corn, Indian meal, Indian bread, and the like.

Indian (n.) A native or inhabitant of India.

Indian (n.) One of the aboriginal inhabitants of America; -- so called originally from the supposed identity of America with India.

Indianeer (n.) An Indiaman.

India rubber () See Caoutchouc.

Indical (a.) Indexical.

Indican (n.) A glucoside obtained from woad (indigo plant) and other plants, as a yellow or light brown sirup. It has a nauseous bitter taste, a decomposes or drying. By the action of acids, ferments, etc., it breaks down into sugar and indigo. It is the source of natural indigo.

Indican (n.) An indigo-forming substance, found in urine, and other animal fluids, and convertible into red and blue indigo (urrhodin and uroglaucin). Chemically, it is indoxyl sulphate of potash, C8H6NSO4K, and is derived from the indol formed in the alimentary canal. Called also uroxanthin.

Indicant (a.) Serving to point out, as a remedy; indicating.

Indicant (n.) That which indicates or points out; as, an indicant of the remedy for a disease.

Indicated (imp. & p. p.) of Indicate

Indicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indicate

Indicate (v. t.) To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.

Indicate (v. t.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants.

Indicate (v. t.) To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.

Indicated (a.) Shown; denoted; registered; measured.

Indication (n.) Act of pointing out or indicating.

Indication (n.) That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.

Indication (n.) Discovery made; information.

Indication (n.) Explanation; display.

Indication (n.) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.

Indicative (a.) Pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious.

Indicative (a.) Suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc.

Indicative (n.) The indicative mood.

Indicatively (adv.) In an indicative manner; in a way to show or signify.

Indicator (n.) One who, or that which, shows or points out; as, a fare indicator in a street car.

Indicator (n.) A pressure gauge; a water gauge, as for a steam boiler; an apparatus or instrument for showing the working of a machine or moving part

Indicator (n.) An instrument which draws a diagram showing the varying pressure in the cylinder of an engine or pump at every point of the stroke. It consists of a small cylinder communicating with the engine cylinder and fitted with a piston which the varying pressure drives upward more or less against the resistance of a spring. A lever imparts motion to a pencil which traces the diagram on a card wrapped around a vertical drum which is turned back and forth by a string connected with the piston rod of the engine. See Indicator card (below).

Indicator (n.) A telltale connected with a hoisting machine, to show, at the surface, the position of the cage in the shaft of a mine, etc.

Indicator (n.) The part of an instrument by which an effect is indicated, as an index or pointer.

Indicator (n.) Any bird of the genus Indicator and allied genera. See Honey guide, under Honey.

Indicator (n.) That which indicates the condition of acidity, alkalinity, or the deficiency, excess, or sufficiency of a standard reagent, by causing an appearance, disappearance, or change of color, as in titration or volumetric analysis.

Indicatory (a.) Serving to show or make known; showing; indicative; signifying; implying.

Indicatrix (n.) A certain conic section supposed to be drawn in the tangent plane to any surface, and used to determine the accidents of curvature of the surface at the point of contact. The curve is similar to the intersection of the surface with a parallel to the tangent plane and indefinitely near it. It is an ellipse when the curvature is synclastic, and an hyperbola when the curvature is anticlastic.

Indicavit (n.) A writ of prohibition against proceeding in the spiritual court in certain cases, when the suit belongs to the common-law courts.

Indice (n.) Index; indication.

Indices (n. pl.) See Index.

Indicia (n. pl.) Discriminating marks; signs; tokens; indications; appearances.

Indicible (a.) Unspeakable.

Indicolite (n.) A variety of tourmaline of an indigo-blue color.

Indicted (imp. & p. p.) of Indict

Indicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indict

Indict (v. t.) To write; to compose; to dictate; to indite.

Indict (v. t.) To appoint publicly or by authority; to proclaim or announce.

Indict (v. t.) To charge with a crime, in due form of law, by the finding or presentment of a grand jury; to find an indictment against; as, to indict a man for arson. It is the peculiar province of a grand jury to indict, as it is of a house of representatives to impeach.

Indictable (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, indicted; subject to indictment; as, an indictable offender or offense.

Indictee (n.) A person indicted.

Indicter (n.) One who indicts.

Indiction (n.) Declaration; proclamation; public notice or appointment.

Indiction (n.) A cycle of fifteen years.

Indictive (a.) Proclaimed; declared; public.

Indictment (n.) The act of indicting, or the state of being indicted.

Indictment (n.) The formal statement of an offense, as framed by the prosecuting authority of the State, and found by the grand jury.

Indictment (n.) An accusation in general; a formal accusation.

Indictor (n.) One who indicts.

Indies (n. pl.) A name designating the East Indies, also the West Indies.

Indifference (n.) The quality or state of being indifferent, or not making a difference; want of sufficient importance to constitute a difference; absence of weight; insignificance.

Indifference (n.) Passableness; mediocrity.

Indifference (n.) Impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias.

Indifference (n.) Absence of anxiety or interest in respect to what is presented to the mind; unconcernedness; as, entire indifference to all that occurs.

Indifferency (n.) Absence of interest in, or influence from, anything; unconcernedness; equilibrium; indifferentism; indifference.

Indifferent (a.) Not mal/ing a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or attention; of no account; without significance or importance.

Indifferent (a.) Neither particularly good, not very bad; of a middle state or quality; passable; mediocre.

Indifferent (a.) Not inclined to one side, party, or choice more than to another; neutral; impartial.

Indifferent (a.) Feeling no interest, anxiety, or care, respecting anything; unconcerned; inattentive; apathetic; heedless; as, to be indifferent to the welfare of one's family.

Indifferent (a.) Free from bias or prejudice; impartial; unbiased; disinterested.

Indifferent (adv.) To a moderate degree; passably; tolerably.

Indifferentism (n.) State of indifference; want of interest or earnestness; especially, a systematic apathy regarding what is true or false in religion or philosophy; agnosticism.

Indifferentism (n.) Same as Identism.

Indifferentism (n.) A heresy consisting in an unconcern for any particular creed, provided the morals be right and good.

Indifferentist (n.) One governed by indifferentism.

Indifferently (adv.) In an indifferent manner; without distinction or preference; impartially; without concern, wish, affection, or aversion; tolerably; passably.

Indifulvin (n.) A reddish resinous substance, obtained from indican.

Indifuscin (n.) A brown amorphous powder, obtained from indican.

Indigeen (n.) Same as Indigene.

Indigence (n.) The condition of being indigent; want of estate, or means of comfortable subsistence; penury; poverty; as, helpless, indigence.

Indigency (n.) Indigence.

Indigene (n.) One born in a country; an aboriginal animal or plant; an autochthon.

Indigenous (a.) Native; produced, growing, or living, naturally in a country or climate; not exotic; not imported.

Indigenous (a.) Native; inherent; innate.

Indigent (a.) Wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of.

Indigent (a.) Destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous.

Indigently (adv.) In an indigent manner.

Indigest (a.) Crude; unformed; unorganized; undigested.

Indigest (n.) Something indigested.

Indigested (a.) Not digested; undigested.

Indigested (a.) Not resolved; not regularly disposed and arranged; not methodical; crude; as, an indigested array of facts.

Indigested (a.) Not in a state suitable for healing; -- said of wounds.

Indigested (a.) Not ripened or suppurated; -- said of an abscess or its contents.

Indigested (a.) Not softened by heat, hot water, or steam.

Indigestedness (n.) The state or quality of being undigested; crudeness.

Indigestibility (n.) The state or quality of being indigestible; indigestibleness.

Indigestible (a.) Not digestible; not readily soluble in the digestive juices; not easily convertible into products fitted for absorption.

Indigestible (a.) Not digestible in the mind; distressful; intolerable; as, an indigestible simile.

Indigestion (n.) Lack of proper digestive action; a failure of the normal changes which food should undergo in the alimentary canal; dyspepsia; incomplete or difficult digestion.

Indigitate (v. i.) To communicative ideas by the fingers; to show or compute by the fingers.

Indigitated (imp. & p. p.) of Indigitate

Indigitating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indigitate

Indigitate (v. t.) To point out with the finger; to indicate.

Indigitation (n.) The act of pointing out as with the finger; indication.

Indiglucin (n.) The variety of sugar (glucose) obtained from the glucoside indican. It is unfermentable, but reduces Fehling's solution.

Indign (a.) Unworthy; undeserving; disgraceful; degrading.

Indignance (n.) Alt. of Indignancy

Indignancy (n.) Indignation.

Indignant (a.) Affected with indignation; wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean action, or by a degrading accusation.

Indignantly (adv.) In an indignant manner.

Indignation (n.) The feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or abhorrence.

Indignation (n.) The effect of anger; punishment.

Indignify (v. t.) To treat disdainfully or with indignity; to contemn.

Indignities (pl. ) of Indignity

Indignity (n.) Any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult.

Indignly (adv.) Unworthily.

Indigoes (pl. ) of Indigo

Indigo (n.) A kind of deep blue, one of the seven prismatic colors.

Indigo (n.) A blue dyestuff obtained from several plants belonging to very different genera and orders; as, the woad, Isatis tinctoria, Indigofera tinctoria, I. Anil, Nereum tinctorium, etc. It is a dark blue earthy substance, tasteless and odorless, with a copper-violet luster when rubbed. Indigo does not exist in the plants as such, but is obtained by decomposition of the glycoside indican.

Indigo (a.) Having the color of, pertaining to, or derived from, indigo.

Indigofera (n.) A genus of leguminous plants having many species, mostly in tropical countries, several of them yielding indigo, esp. Indigofera tinctoria, and I. Anil.

Indigogen (n.) See Indigo white, under Indigo.

Indigogen (n.) Same as Indican, 2.

Indigometer (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the strength of an indigo solution, as in volumetric analysis.

Indigometry (n.) The art or method of determining the coloring power of indigo.

Indigotic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, indigo; as, indigotic acid, which is also called anilic or nitrosalicylic acid.

Indigotin (n.) See Indigo blue, under Indigo.

Indigrubin (n.) Same as Urrhodin.

Indihumin (n.) A brown amorphous substance resembling humin, and obtained from indican.

Indilatory (a.) Not dilatory.

Indiligence (n.) Want of diligence.

Indiligent (a.) Not diligent; idle; slothful.

Indiminishable (a.) Incapable of being diminished.

Indin (n.) A dark red crystalline substance, isomeric with and resembling indigo blue, and obtained from isatide and dioxindol.

Indirect (a.) Not direct; not straight or rectilinear; deviating from a direct line or course; circuitous; as, an indirect road.

Indirect (a.) Not tending to an aim, purpose, or result by the plainest course, or by obvious means, but obliquely or consequentially; by remote means; as, an indirect accusation, attack, answer, or proposal.

Indirect (a.) Not straightforward or upright; unfair; dishonest; tending to mislead or deceive.

Indirect (a.) Not resulting directly from an act or cause, but more or less remotely connected with or growing out of it; as, indirect results, damages, or claims.

Indirect (a.) Not reaching the end aimed at by the most plain and direct method; as, an indirect proof, demonstration, etc.

Indirected (a.) Not directed; aimless.

Indirection (n.) Oblique course or means; dishonest practices; indirectness.

Indirectly (adv.) In an direct manner; not in a straight line or course; not in express terms; obliquely; not by direct means; hence, unfairly; wrongly.

Indirectness (n.) The quality or state of being indirect; obliquity; deviousness; crookedness.

Indirectness (n.) Deviation from an upright or straightforward course; unfairness; dishonesty.

Indiretin (n.) A dark brown resinous substance obtained from indican.

Indirubin (n.) A substance isomeric with, and resembling, indigo blue, and accompanying it as a side product, in its artificial production.

Indiscernible (a.) Not to be discerned; imperceptible; not discoverable or visible.

Indiscerpibility (n.) Alt. of Indiscerptibility

Indiscerptibility (n.) The state or quality of being indiscerpible.

Indiscerpible (a.) Alt. of Indiscerptible

Indiscerptible (a.) Not discerpible; inseparable.

Indisciplinable (a.) Not disciplinable; undisciplinable.

Indiscipline (n.) Want of discipline or instruction.

Indiscoverable (a.) Not discoverable; undiscoverable.

Indiscovery (n.) Want of discovery.

Indiscreet (a.) Not discreet; wanting in discretion.

Indiscrete (a.) Indiscreet.

Indiscrete (a.) Not discrete or separated; compact; homogenous.

Indiscretion (n.) The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence.

Indiscretion (n.) An indiscreet act; indiscreet behavior.

Indiscriminate (a.) Not discriminate; wanting discrimination; undistinguishing; not making any distinction; confused; promiscuous.

Indiscriminating (a.) Not discriminating.

Indiscrimination (n.) Want of discrimination or distinction; impartiality.

Indiscriminative (a.) Making no distinction; not discriminating.

Indiscussed (a.) Not discussed.

Indispensability (n.) Indispensableness.

Indispensable (a.) Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted, or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.

Indispensable (a.) Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release or exemption.

Indispensable (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.

Indispensableness (n.) The state or quality of being indispensable, or absolutely necessary.

Indispensably (adv.) In an indispensable manner.

Indispersed (a.) Not dispersed.

Indisposed (imp. & p. p.) of Indispose

Indisposing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indispose

Indispose (v. t.) To render unfit or unsuited; to disqualify.

Indispose (v. t.) To disorder slightly as regards health; to make somewhat.

Indispose (v. t.) To disincline; to render averse or unfavorable; as, a love of pleasure indisposes the mind to severe study; the pride and selfishness of men indispose them to religious duties.

Indisposedness (n.) The condition or quality of being indisposed.

Indisposition (n.) The state of being indisposed; disinclination; as, the indisposition of two substances to combine.

Indisposition (n.) A slight disorder or illness.

Indisputability (n.) Indisputableness.

Indisputable (a.) Not disputable; incontrovertible; too evident to admit of dispute.

Indisputed (a.) Undisputed.

Indissipable (a.) Incapable o/ being dissipated.

Indisdolubility (n.) The quality or state of being indissoluble.

Indissoluble (a.) Not dissoluble; not capable of being dissolved, melted, or liquefied; insoluble; as few substances are indissoluble by heat, but many are indissoluble in water.

Indissoluble (a.) Incapable of being rightfully broken or dissolved; perpetually binding or obligatory; firm; stable, as, an indissoluble league or covenant.

Indissolubleness (n.) Indissolubility.

Indissolubly (adv.) In an indissoluble manner.

Indissolvable (a.) Not dissolvable; incapable of being dissolved or separated; incapable o/ separation; perpetually firm and binding; indissoluble; as, an indissolvable bond of union.

Indissolvableness (n.) Indissolubleness.

Indistancy (n.) Want of distance o/ separation; nearness.

Indistinct (a.) Not distinct or distinguishable; not separate in such a manner as to be perceptible by itself; as, the indistinct parts of a substance.

Indistinct (a.) Obscure to the mind or senses; not clear; not definite; confused; imperfect; faint; as, indistinct vision; an indistinct sound; an indistinct idea or recollection.

Indistinctible (a.) Indistinguishable.

Indistinction (n.) Want of distinction or distinguishableness; confusion; uncertainty; indiscrimination.

Indistinctive (a.) Having nothing distinctive; common.

Indistinctly (adv.) In an indistinct manner; not clearly; confusedly; dimly; as, certain ideas are indistinctly comprehended.

Indistinctness (n.) The quality or condition of being indistinct; want of definiteness; dimness; confusion; as, the indistinctness of a picture, or of comprehension; indistinctness of vision.

Indistinguishable (a.) Not distinguishable; not capable of being perceived, known, or discriminated as separate and distinct; hence, not capable of being perceived or known; as, in the distance the flagship was indisguishable; the two copies were indisguishable in form or color; the difference between them was indisguishable.

Indistinguishably (adv.) In a indistinguishable manner.

Indistinguished (a.) Indistinct.

Indistinguishing (a.) Making no difference; indiscriminative; impartial; as, indistinguishing liberalities.

Indisturbance (n.) Freedom from disturbance; calmness; repose; apathy; indifference.

Inditch (v. t.) To bury in, or cast into, a ditch.

Indited (imp. & p. p.) of Indite

Inditing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indite

Indite (v. t.) To compose; to write; to be author of; to dictate; to prompt.

Indite (v. t.) To invite or ask.

Indite (v. t.) To indict; to accuse; to censure.

Indite (v. i.) To compose; to write, as a poem.

Inditement (n.) The act of inditing.

Inditer (n.) One who indites.

Indium (n.) A rare metallic element, discovered in certain ores of zinc, by means of its characteristic spectrum of two indigo blue lines; hence, its name. In appearance it resembles zinc, being white or lead gray, soft, malleable and easily fusible, but in its chemical relation it resembles aluminium or gallium. Symbol In. Atomic weight, 113.4.

Indivertible (a.) Not to be diverted or turned aside.

Individable (a.) Indivisible.

Individed (a.) Undivided.

Individual (a.) Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city.

Individual (a.) Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities.

Individual (n.) A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person.

Individual (n.) An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal.

Individual (n.) The product of a single egg, whether it remains a single animal or becomes compound by budding or fission.

Individualism (n.) The quality of being individual; individuality; personality.

Individualism (n.) An excessive or exclusive regard to one's personal interest; self-interest; selfishness.

Individualistic (a.) Of or pertaining to the individual or individualism.

Individualities (pl. ) of Individuality

Individuality (n.) The quality or state of being individual or constituting an individual; separate or distinct existence; oneness; unity.

Individuality (n.) The character or property appropriate or peculiar to an individual; that quality which distinguishes one person or thing from another; the sum of characteristic traits; distinctive character; as, he is a person of marked individuality.

Individualization (n.) The act of individualizing; the state of being individualized; individuation.

Individualized (imp. & p. p.) of Individualize

Individualizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Individualize

Individualize (v. t.) The mark as an individual, or to distinguish from others by peculiar properties; to invest with individuality.

Individualizer (n.) One who individualizes.

Individually (adv.) In an individual manner or relation; as individuals; separately; each by itself.

Individually (adv.) In an inseparable manner; inseparably; incommunicably; indivisibly; as, individuallyhe same.

Individuate (a.) Undivided.

Individua (imp. & p. p.) of Individuate

Individuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Individuate

Individuate (v. t.) To distinguish from others from others of the species; to endow with individuality; to divide into individuals; to discriminate.

Individuation (n.) The act of individuating or state of being individuated; individualization.

Individuator (n.) One who, or that which, individuates.

Individuity (n.) Separate existence; individuality; oneness.

Indivinity (n.) Want or absence of divine power or of divinity.

Indivisibility (n.) The state or property of being indivisible or inseparable; inseparability.

Indivisible (a.) Not divisible; incapable of being divided, separated, or broken; not separable into parts.

Indivisible (a.) Not capable of exact division, as one quantity by another; incommensurable.

Indivisible (n.) That which is indivisible.

Indivisible (n.) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to admit of no further division.

Indivisibleness (n.) The state of being indivisible; indivisibility.

Indivisibly (adv.) In an indivisible manner.

Indivision (n.) A state of being not divided; oneness.

Indo- () A prefix signifying Indian (i. e., East Indian); of or pertaining of India.

Indoaniline (n.) Any one of a series of artificial blue dyes, in appearance resembling indigo, for which they are often used as substitutes.

IndoBriton (n.) A person born in India, of mixed Indian and British blood; a half-caste.

Indo-Chinese (a.) Of or pertaining to Indo-China (i. e., Farther India, or India beyond the Ganges).

Indocibility (n.) The state of being indocible; indocibleness; indocility.

Indocible (a.) Incapable of being taught, or not easily instructed; dull in intellect; intractable; unteachable; indocile.

Indocile (a.) Not teachable; indisposed to be taught, trained, or disciplined; not easily instructed or governed; dull; intractable.

Indocility (n.) The quality or state of being indocile; dullness of intellect; unteachableness; intractableness.

Indoctrinated (imp. & p. p.) of Indoctrinate

Indoctrinating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indoctrinate

Indoctrinate (v. t.) To instruct in the rudiments or principles of learning, or of a branch of learning; to imbue with learning; to instruct in, or imbue with, principles or doctrines; to teach; -- often followed by in.

Indoctrination (n.) The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated; instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or system of belief; information.

Indo-English (a.) Of or relating to the English who are born or reside in India; Anglo-Indian.

Indo-European (a.) Aryan; -- applied to the languages of India and Europe which are derived from the prehistoric Aryan language; also, pertaining to the people or nations who speak these languages; as, the Indo-European or Aryan family.

Indogen (n.) A complex, nitrogenous radical, C8H5NO, regarded as the essential nucleus of indigo.

Indogenide (n.) Any one of the derivatives of indogen, which contain that group as a nucleus.

Indo-Germanic (a.) Same as Aryan, and Indo-European.

Indo-Germanic (a.) Pertaining to or denoting the Teutonic family of languages as related to the Sanskrit, or derived from the ancient Aryan language.

Indoin (n.) A substance resembling indigo blue, obtained artificially from certain isatogen compounds.

Indol (n.) A white, crystalline substance, C8H7N, obtained from blue indigo, and almost all indigo derivatives, by a process of reduction. It is also formed from albuminous matter, together with skatol, by putrefaction, and by fusion with caustic potash, and is present in human excrement, as well as in the intestinal canal of some herbivora.

Indolence (n.) Freedom from that which pains, or harasses, as toil, care, grief, etc.

Indolence (n.) The quality or condition of being indolent; inaction, or want of exertion of body or mind, proceeding from love of ease or aversion to toil; habitual idleness; indisposition to labor; laziness; sloth; inactivity.

Indolency (n.) Indolence.

Indolent (a.) Free from toil, pain, or trouble.

Indolent (a.) Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man.

Indolent (a.) Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumor.

Indolently (adv.) In an indolent manner.

Indoles (n.) Natural disposition; natural quality or abilities.

Indolin (n.) A dark resinous substance, polymeric with indol, and obtained by the reduction of indigo white.

Indomable (a.) Indomitable.

Indomitable (a.) Not to be subdued; untamable; invincible; as, an indomitable will, courage, animal.

Indomite (a.) Not tamed; untamed; savage; wild.

Indomptable (a.) Indomitable.

Indoor (a.) Done or being within doors; within a house or institution; domestic; as, indoor work.

Indoors (adv.) Within the house; -- usually separated, in doors.

Indophenol (n.) Any one of a series of artificial blue dyestuffs, resembling indigo in appearance, and obtained by the action of phenol on certain nitrogenous derivatives of quinone. Simple indophenol proper has not yet been isolated.

Indorsable (a.) Capable of being indorsed; transferable; convertible.

Indorsation (n.) Indorsement.

Indorsed (imp. & p. p.) of Indorse

Indorsing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indorse

Indorse (v. t.) To cover the back of; to load or burden.

Indorse (v. t.) To write upon the back or outside of a paper or letter, as a direction, heading, memorandum, or address.

Indorse (v. t.) To write one's name, alone or with other words, upon the back of (a paper), for the purpose of transferring it, or to secure the payment of a /ote, draft, or the like; to guarantee the payment, fulfillment, performance, or validity of, or to certify something upon the back of (a check, draft, writ, warrant of arrest, etc.).

Indorse (v. t.) To give one's name or support to; to sanction; to aid by approval; to approve; as, to indorse an opinion.

Indorsed (a.) See Addorsed.

Indorsee (n.) The person to whom a note or bill is indorsed, or assigned by indorsement.

Indorsement (n.) The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument.

Indorsement (n.) That which is written on the back of a note, bill, or other paper, as a name, an order for, or a receipt of, payment, or the return of an officer, etc.; a writing, usually upon the back, but sometimes on the face, of a negotiable instrument, by which the property therein is assigned and transferred.

Indorsement (n.) Sanction, support, or approval; as, the indorsement of a rumor, an opinion, a course, conduct.

Indorser (n.) Alt. of Indorsor

Indorsor (n.) The person who indorses.

Indow (v. t.) See Endow.

Indowment (n.) See Endowment.

Indoxyl (n.) A nitrogenous substance, C8H7NO, isomeric with oxindol, obtained as an oily liquid.

Indoxylic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or producing, indoxyl; as, indoxylic acid.

Indraught (n.) An opening from the sea into the land; an inlet.

Indraught (n.) A draught of air or flow of water setting inward.

Indrawn (a.) Drawn in.

Indrench (v. t.) To overwhelm with water; to drench; to drown.

Indris (n.) Alt. of Indri

Indri (n.) Any lemurine animal of the genus Indris.

Indubious (a.) Not dubious or doubtful; certain.

Indubious (a.) Not doubting; unsuspecting.

Indubitable (a.) Not dubitable or doubtful; too evident to admit of doubt; unquestionable; evident; apparently certain; as, an indubitable conclusion.

Indubitable (n.) That which is indubitable.

Indubitableness (n.) The state or quality of being indubitable.

Indubitably (adv.) Undoubtedly; unquestionably; in a manner to remove all doubt.

Indubitate (a.) Not questioned or doubtful; evident; certain.

Indubitate (v. t.) To bring into doubt; to cause to be doubted.

Induced (imp. & p. p.) of Induce

Inducing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Induce

Induce (v. t.) To lead in; to introduce.

Induce (v. t.) To draw on; to overspread.

Induce (v. t.) To lead on; to influence; to prevail on; to incite; to move by persuasion or influence.

Induce (v. t.) To bring on; to effect; to cause; as, a fever induced by fatigue or exposure.

Induce (v. t.) To produce, or cause, by proximity without contact or transmission, as a particular electric or magnetic condition in a body, by the approach of another body in an opposite electric or magnetic state.

Induce (v. t.) To generalize or conclude as an inference from all the particulars; -- the opposite of deduce.

Inducement (n.) The act of inducing, or the state of being induced.

Inducement (n.) That which induces; a motive or consideration that leads one to action or induces one to act; as, reward is an inducement to toil.

Inducement (n.) Matter stated by way of explanatory preamble or introduction to the main allegations of a pleading; a leading to.

Inducer (n.) One who, or that which, induces or incites.

Inducible (a.) Capable of being induced, caused, or made to take place.

Inducible (a.) Obtainable by induction; derivable; inferable.

Inducted (imp. & p. p.) of Induct

Inducting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Induct

Induct (v. t.) To bring in; to introduce; to usher in.

Induct (v. t.) To introduce, as to a benefice or office; to put in actual possession of the temporal rights of an ecclesiastical living, or of any other office, with the customary forms and ceremonies.

Inducteous (a.) Rendered electro-polar by induction, or brought into the opposite electrical state by the influence of inductive bodies.

Inductile (a.) Not ductile; incapable of being drawn into threads, as a metal; inelastic; tough.

Inductility (n.) The quality or state of being inductile.

Induction (n.) The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement.

Induction (n.) An introduction or introductory scene, as to a play; a preface; a prologue.

Induction (n.) The act or process of reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal; also, the result or inference so reached.

Induction (n.) The introduction of a clergyman into a benefice, or of an official into a office, with appropriate acts or ceremonies; the giving actual possession of an ecclesiastical living or its temporalities.

Induction (n.) A process of demonstration in which a general truth is gathered from an examination of particular cases, one of which is known to be true, the examination being so conducted that each case is made to depend on the preceding one; -- called also successive induction.

Induction (n.) The property by which one body, having electrical or magnetic polarity, causes or induces it in another body without direct contact; an impress of electrical or magnetic force or condition from one body on another without actual contact.

Inductional (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, induction; inductive.

Inductive (a.) Leading or drawing; persuasive; tempting; -- usually followed by to.

Inductive (a.) Tending to induce or cause.

Inductive (a.) Leading to inferences; proceeding by, derived from, or using, induction; as, inductive reasoning.

Inductive (a.) Operating by induction; as, an inductive electrical machine.

Inductive (a.) Facilitating induction; susceptible of being acted upon by induction; as certain substances have a great inductive capacity.

Inductively (adv.) By induction or inference.

Inductometer (n.) An instrument for measuring or ascertaining the degree or rate of electrical induction.

Inductor (n.) The person who inducts another into an office or benefice.

Inductor (n.) That portion of an electrical apparatus, in which is the inducing charge or current.

Inductoriums (pl. ) of Inductorium

Inductoria (pl. ) of Inductorium

Inductorium (n.) An induction coil.

Inductric (a.) Alt. of Inductrical

Inductrical (a.) Acting by, or in a state of, induction; relating to electrical induction.

Indued (imp. & p. p.) of Indue

Induing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indue

Indue (v. t.) To put on, as clothes; to draw on.

Indue (v. t.) To clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to supply with moral or mental qualities.

Induement (n.) The act of induing, or state of being indued; investment; endowment.

Indulged (imp. & p. p.) of Indulge

Indulging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indulge

Indulge (v. t.) To be complacent toward; to give way to; not to oppose or restrain

Indulge (v. t.) to give free course to; to give one's self up to; as, to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations;

Indulge (v. t.) to yield to the desire of; to gratify by compliance; to humor; to withhold restraint from; as, to indulge children in their caprices or willfulness; to indulge one's self with a rest or in pleasure.

Indulge (v. t.) To grant as by favor; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.

Indulge (v. i.) To indulge one's self; to gratify one's tastes or desires; esp., to give one's self up (to); to practice a forbidden or questionable act without restraint; -- followed by in, but formerly, also, by to.

Indulgement (n.) Indulgence.

Indulgence (n.) The act of indulging or humoring; the quality of being indulgent; forbearance of restrain or control.

Indulgence (n.) An indulgent act; favor granted; gratification.

Indulgence (n.) Remission of the temporal punishment due to sins, after the guilt of sin has been remitted by sincere repentance; absolution from the censures and public penances of the church. It is a payment of the debt of justice to God by the application of the merits of Christ and his saints to the contrite soul through the church. It is therefore believed to diminish or destroy for sins the punishment of purgatory.

Indulgence (v. t.) To grant an indulgence to.

Indulgency (n.) Indulgence.

Indulgent (a.) Prone to indulge; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; mild; favorable; not severe; as, an indulgent parent.

Indulgential (a.) Relating to the indulgences of the Roman Catholic Church.

Indulgently (adv.) In an indulgent manner; mildly; favorably.

Indulger (n.) One who indulges.

Indulgiate (v. t.) To indulge.

Induline (n.) Any one of a large series of aniline dyes, colored blue or violet, and represented by aniline violet.

Induline (n.) A dark green amorphous dyestuff, produced by the oxidation of aniline in the presence of copper or vanadium salts; -- called also aniline black.

Indult (n.) Alt. of Indulto

Indulto (n.) A privilege or exemption; an indulgence; a dispensation granted by the pope.

Indulto (n.) A duty levied on all importations.

Indument (n.) Plumage; feathers.

Induplicate (a.) Having the edges bent abruptly toward the axis; -- said of the parts of the calyx or corolla in aestivation.

Induplicate (a.) Having the edges rolled inward and then arranged about the axis without overlapping; -- said of leaves in vernation.

Induplicative (a.) Having induplicate sepals or petals in aestivation.

Induplicative (a.) Having induplicate leaves in vernation.

Indurance (n.) See Endurance.

Indurate (a.) Hardened; not soft; indurated.

Indurate (a.) Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.

Indurated (imp. & p. p.) of Indurate

Indurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indurate

Indurate (v. t.) To make hard; as, extreme heat indurates clay; some fossils are indurated by exposure to the air.

Indurate (v. t.) To make unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to render obdurate.

Indurate (v. i.) To grow hard; to harden, or become hard; as, clay indurates by drying, and by heat.

Indurated (a.) Hardened; as, indurated clay; an indurated heart.

Induration (n.) The act of hardening, or the process of growing hard.

Induration (n.) State of being indurated, or of having become hard.

Induration (n.) Hardness of character, manner, sensibility, etc.; obduracy; stiffness; want of pliancy or feeling.

Indusial (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, the petrified cases of the larvae of certain insects.

Indusiate (a.) Alt. of Indusiated

Indusiated (a.) Furnished with an indusium.

Indusia (pl. ) of Indusium

Indusium (n.) A collection of hairs united so as to form a sort of cup, and inclosing the stigma of a flower.

Indusium (n.) The immediate covering of the fruit dots or sori in many ferns, usually a very thin scale attached by the middle or side to a veinlet.

Indusium (n.) A peculiar covering found in certain fungi.

Industrial (a.) Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.

Industrialism (n.) Devotion to industrial pursuits; labor; industry.

Industrialism (n.) The principles or policy applicable to industrial pursuits or organized labor.

Industrially (adv.) With reference to industry.

Industrious (a.) Given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or habitually occupied; busy; assiduous; not slothful or idle; -- commonly implying devotion to lawful and useful labor.

Industrious (a.) Steadily and perseveringly active in a particular pursuit or aim; as, he was negligent in business, but industrious in pleasure; an industrious mischief maker.

Industries (pl. ) of Industry

Industry (n.) Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; -- opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them.

Industry (n.) Any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry.

Industry (n.) Human exertion of any kind employed for the creation of value, and regarded by some as a species of capital or wealth; labor.

Indutive (a.) Covered; -- applied to seeds which have the usual integumentary covering.

Induviae (n. pl.) Persistent portions of a calyx or corolla; also, leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time.

Induviate (a.) Covered with induviae, as the upper part of the trunk of a palm tree.

Indwelt (imp. & p. p.) of Indwell

Indwelling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indwell

Indwell (v. t. & i.) To dwell in; to abide within; to remain in possession.

Indweller (n.) An inhabitant.

Indwelling (n.) Residence within, as in the heart.

-ine () A suffix, indicating that those substances of whose names it is a part are basic, and alkaloidal in their nature.

-ine () A suffix, used to indicate hydrocarbons of the second degree of unsaturation; i. e., members of the acetyline series; as, hexine, heptine, etc.

Inearth (v. t.) To inter.

Inebriant (a.) Intoxicating.

Inebriant (n.) Anything that intoxicates, as opium, alcohol, etc.; an intoxicant.

Inebriated (imp. & p. p.) of Inebriate

Inebriating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inebriate

Inebriate (v. t.) To make drunk; to intoxicate.

Inebriate (v. t.) Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment; also, to stupefy.

Inebriate (v. i.) To become drunk.

Inebriate (a.) Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.

Inebriate (n.) One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard; as, an asylum fro inebriates.

Inebriation (n.) The condition of being inebriated; intoxication; figuratively, deprivation of sense and judgment by anything that exhilarates, as success.

Inebriety (n.) Drunkenness; inebriation.

Inebrious (a.) Intoxicated, or partially so; intoxicating.

Inedited (a.) Not edited; unpublished; as, an inedited manuscript.

Inee (n.) An arrow poison, made from an apocynaceous plant (Strophanthus hispidus) of the Gaboon country; -- called also onaye.

Ineffability (n.) The quality or state of being ineffable; ineffableness; unspeakableness.

Ineffable (a.) Incapable of being expresses in words; unspeakable; unutterable; indescribable; as, the ineffable joys of heaven.

Ineffableness (n.) The quality or state of being ineffable or unutterable; unspeakableness.

Ineffably (adv.) In a manner not to be expressed in words; unspeakably.

Ineffaceable (a.) Incapable of being effaced; indelible; ineradicable.

Ineffaceably (adv.) So as not to be effaceable.

Ineffectible (a.) Ineffectual; impracticable.

Ineffective (a.) Not effective; ineffectual; futile; inefficient; useless; as, an ineffective appeal.

Ineffectively (adv.) In an ineffective manner; without effect; inefficiently; ineffectually.

Ineffectiveness (n.) Quality of being ineffective.

Ineffectual (a.) Not producing the proper effect; without effect; inefficient; weak; useless; futile; unavailing; as, an ineffectual attempt; an ineffectual expedient.

Ineffectuality (n.) Ineffectualness.

Ineffectually (adv.) Without effect; in vain.

Ineffectualness (n.) Want of effect, or of power to produce it; inefficacy.

Ineffervescence (n.) Want of effervescence.

Ineffervescent (a.) Not effervescing, or not susceptible of effervescence; quiescent.

Ineffervescibility (n.) The quality of being ineffervescible.

Ineffervescible (a.) Not capable or susceptible of effervescence.

Inefficacious (a.) Not efficacious; not having power to produce the effect desired; inadequate; incompetent; inefficient; impotent.

Inefficaciously (adv.) without efficacy or effect.

Inefficaciousness (n.) Want of effect, or of power to produce the effect; inefficacy.

Inefficacy (n.) Want of power to produce the desired or proper effect; inefficiency; ineffectualness; futility; uselessness; fruitlessness; as, the inefficacy of medicines or means.

Inefficiency (n.) The quality of being inefficient; want of power or energy sufficient; want of power or energy sufficient for the desired effect; inefficacy; incapacity; as, he was discharged from his position for inefficiency.

Inefficient (a.) Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures.

Inefficient (a.) Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workmen; an inefficient administrator.

Inefficiently (adv.) In an inefficient manner.

Inelaborate (a.) Not elaborate; not wrought with care; unpolished; crude; unfinished.

Inelastic (a.) Not elastic.

Inelasticity (n.) Want of elasticity.

Inelegances (pl. ) of Inelegancy

Inelegancies (pl. ) of Inelegancy

Inelegance (n.) Alt. of Inelegancy

Inelegancy (n.) The quality of being inelegant; want of elegance or grace; want of refinement, beauty, or polish in language, composition, or manners.

Inelegancy (n.) Anything inelegant; as, inelegance of style in literary composition.

Inelegant (a.) Not elegant; deficient in beauty, polish, refinement, grave, or ornament; wanting in anything which correct taste requires.

Inelegantly (adv.) In an inelegant manner.

Ineligibility (n.) The state or quality of being ineligible.

Ineligible (a.) Not eligible; not qualified to be chosen for an office; not worthy to be chosen or prefered; not expedient or desirable.

Inelligibly (adv.) In an ineligible manner.

Ineloquent (a.) Not eloquent; not fluent, graceful, or pathetic; not persuasive; as, ineloquent language.

Ineloquently (adv.) Without eloquence.

Ineluctable (a.) Not to be overcome by struggling; irresistible; inevitable.

Ineludible (a.) Incapable of being eluded or evaded; unvoidable.

Inembryonate (a.) Not embryonate.

Inernarrable (a.) Incapable of being narrated; indescribable; ineffable.

Inept (a.) Not apt or fit; unfit; unsuitable; improper; unbecoming.

Inept (a.) Silly; useless; nonsensical; absurd; foolish.

Ineptitude (n.) The quality of being inept; unfitness; inaptitude; unsuitableness.

Ineptitude (n.) Absurdity; nonsense; foolishness.

Ineptly (adv.) Unfitly; unsuitably; awkwardly.

Ineptness (n.) Unfitness; ineptitude.

Inequable (a.) Unequable.

Inequal (a.) Unequal; uneven; various.

Inequalities (pl. ) of Inequality

Inequality (n.) The quality of being unequal; difference, or want of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an inequality in size, stature, numbers, power, distances, motions, rank, property, etc.

Inequality (n.) Unevenness; want of levelness; the alternate rising and falling of a surface; as, the inequalities of the surface of the earth, or of a marble slab, etc.

Inequality (n.) Variableness; changeableness; inconstancy; lack of smoothness or equability; deviation; unsteadiness, as of the weather, feelings, etc.

Inequality (n.) Disproportion to any office or purpose; inadequacy; competency; as, the inequality of terrestrial things to the wants of a rational soul.

Inequality (n.) An expression consisting of two unequal quantities, with the sign of inequality (< or >) between them; as, the inequality 2 < 3, or 4 > 1.

Inequality (n.) An irregularity, or a deviation, in the motion of a planet or satellite from its uniform mean motion; the amount of such deviation.

Inequation (n.) An inequality.

Inequidistant (a.) Not equally distant; not equidistant.

Inequilateral (a.) Having unequal sides; unsymmetrical; unequal-sided.

Inequilateral (a.) Having the two ends unequal, as in the clam, quahaug, and most lamellibranch shells.

Inequilobate (a.) Unequally lobed; cut into lobes of different shapes or sizes.

Inequitable (a.) Not equitable; not just.

Inequitate (v. t.) To ride over or through.

Inequity (n.) Want of equity; injustice; wrong.

Inequivalve (a.) Alt. of Inequivalvular

Inequivalvular (a.) Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster.

Ineradicable (a.) Incapable of being /radicated or rooted out.

Ineradicably (adv.) So as not to be eradicable.

Inergetic (a.) Alt. of Inergetical

Inergetical (a.) Having no energy; sluggish.

Inergetically (adv.) Without energy.

Inerm (a.) Alt. of Inermous

Inermous (a.) Same as Inermis.

Inermis (a.) Unarmed; destitute of prickles or thorns, as a leaf.

Inerrability (n.) Freedom or exemption from error; infallibility.

Inerrable (a.) Incapable of erring; infallible; unerring.

Inerrableness (n.) Exemption from error; inerrability; infallibility.

Inerrably (adv.) With security from error; infallibly; unerringly.

Inerrancy (n.) Exemption from error.

Inerratic (a.) Not erratic or wandering; fixed; settled; established.

Inerringly (adv.) Without error, mistake, or deviation; unerringly.

Inert (a.) Destitute of the power of moving itself, or of active resistance to motion; as, matter is inert.

Inert (a.) Indisposed to move or act; very slow to act; sluggish; dull; inactive; indolent; lifeless.

Inert (a.) Not having or manifesting active properties; not affecting other substances when brought in contact with them; powerless for an expected or desired effect.

Inertia (n.) That property of matter by which it tends when at rest to remain so, and when in motion to continue in motion, and in the same straight line or direction, unless acted on by some external force; -- sometimes called vis inertiae.

Inertia (n.) Inertness; indisposition to motion, exertion, or action; want of energy; sluggishness.

Inertia (n.) Want of activity; sluggishness; -- said especially of the uterus, when, in labor, its contractions have nearly or wholly ceased.

Inertion (n.) Want of activity or exertion; inertness; quietude.

Inertitude (n.) Inertness; inertia.

Inertly (adv.) Without activity; sluggishly.

Inertness (n.) Want of activity or exertion; habitual indisposition to action or motion; sluggishness; apathy; insensibility.

Inertness (n.) Absence of the power of self-motion; inertia.

Inerudite (a.) Not erudite; unlearned; ignorant.

Inescapable (a.) Not escapable.

Inescate (v. t.) To allure; to lay a bait for.

Inescation (n.) The act of baiting; allurement.

Inescutcheon (n.) A small escutcheon borne within a shield.

In esse () In being; actually existing; -- distinguished from in posse, or in potentia, which denote that a thing is not, but may be.

Inessential (a.) Having no essence or being.

Inessential (a.) Not essential; unessential.

Inestimable (a.) Incapable of being estimated or computed; especially, too valuable or excellent to be measured or fully appreciated; above all price; as, inestimable rights or privileges.

Inestimably (adv.) In a manner, or to a degree, above estimation; as, things inestimably excellent.

Inevasible (a.) Incapable of being evaded; inevitable; unavoidable.

Inevidence (n.) Want of evidence; obscurity.

Inevident (a.) Not evident; not clear or obvious; obscure.

Inevitability (n.) Impossibility to be avoided or shunned; inevitableness.

Inevitable (a.) Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain.

Inevitable (a.) Irresistible.

Inevitableness (n.) The state of being unavoidable; certainty to happen.

Inevitably (adv.) Without possibility of escape or evasion; unavoidably; certainly.

Inexact (a.) Not exact; not precisely correct or true; inaccurate.

Inexactitude (n.) Inexactness; uncertainty; as, geographical inexactitude.

Inexactly (adv.) In a manner not exact or precise; inaccurately.

Inexactness (n.) Incorrectness; want of exactness.

Inexcitability (n.) The quality of being inexcitable; insusceptibility to excitement.

Inexcitable (a.) Not susceptible of excitement; dull; lifeless; torpid.

Inexcusable (a.) Not excusable; not admitting excuse or justification; as, inexcusable folly.

Inexcusableness (n.) The quality of being inexcusable; enormity forgiveness.

Inexcusably (adv.) With a degree of guilt or folly beyond excuse or justification.

Inexecrable (a.) That can not be execrated enough.

Inexecutable (a.) Incapable of being executed or performed; impracticable; infeasible.

Inexecution (n.) Neglect of execution; nonperformance; as, the inexecution of a treaty.

Inexertion (n.) Want of exertion; want of effort; defect of action; indolence; laziness.

Inexhalable (a.) Incapable of being exhaled.

Inexhausted (a.) Not exhausted; not emptied; not spent; not having lost all strength or resources; unexhausted.

Inexhaustedly (adv.) Without exhaustion.

Inexhaustibility (n.) The state or quality of being inexhaustible; abundance.

Inexhaustible (a.) Incapable of being exhausted, emptied, or used up; unfailing; not to be wasted or spent; as, inexhaustible stores of provisions; an inexhaustible stock of elegant words.

Inexhaustive (a.) Inexhaustible.

Inexist (v. i.) To exist within; to dwell within.

Inexistant (a.) Inexistent; not existing.

Inexistence (n.) Inherence; subsistence.

Inexistence (n.) That which exists within; a constituent.

Inexistence (n.) Want of being or existence.

Inexistent (a.) Not having being; not existing.

Inexistent (a.) Inherent; innate; indwelling.

Inexorability (n.) The quality of being inexorable, or unyielding to entreaty.

Inexorable (a.) Not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty or prayer; firm; determined; unyielding; unchangeable; inflexible; relentless; as, an inexorable prince or tyrant; an inexorable judge.

Inexorableness (n.) The quality or state of being inexorable.

Inexorably (adv.) In an inexorable manner; inflexibly.

Inexpansible (a.) Incapable of expansion, enlargement, or extension.

Inexpectable (a.) Not to be expected or anticipated.

Inexpectant (a.) Not expectant.

Inexpectation (n.) Absence of expectation.

Inexpected (a.) Unexpected.

Inexpectedly (adv.) Unexpectedly.

Inexpectedness (n.) Unexpectedness.

Inexpedience (n.) Alt. of Inexpediency

Inexpediency (n.) The quality or state of being inexpedient; want of fitness; unsuitableness to the end or object; impropriety; as, the inexpedience of some measures.

Inexpedient (a.) Not expedient; not tending to promote a purpose; not tending to the end desired; inadvisable; unfit; improper; unsuitable to time and place; as, what is expedient at one time may be inexpedient at another.

Inexpediently (adv.) Not expediently; unfitly.

Inexpensive (a.) Not expensive; cheap.

Inexperience (n.) Absence or want of experience; lack of personal and experimental knowledge; as, the inexperience of youth.

Inexperienced (a.) Not having experience unskilled.

Inexpert (a.) Destitute of experience or of much experience.

Inexpert (a.) Not expert; not skilled; destitute of knowledge or dexterity derived from practice.

Inexpertness (n.) Want of expertness or skill.

Inexpiable (a.) Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense.

Inexpiable (a.) Incapable of being mollified or appeased; relentless; implacable.

Inexpiableness (n.) Quality of being inexpiable.

Inexpiably (adv.) In an inexpiable manner of degree; to a degree that admits of no atonement.

Inexpiate (a.) Not appeased or placated.

Inexplainable (a.) Incapable of being explained; inexplicable.

Inexpleably (adv.) Insatiably.

Inexplicability (n.) The quality or state of being inexplicable.

Inexplicable (a.) Not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for; as, an inexplicable mystery.

Inexplicableness (n.) A state of being inexplicable; inexplicability.

Inexplicably (adv.) In an inexplicable manner.

Inexplicit (a.) Not explicit; not clearly stated; indefinite; vague.

Inexplorable (a.) Incapable of being explored, searched out, or discovered.

Inexplosive (a.) Not explosive.

Inexposure (n.) A state of not being exposed.

Inexpressible (a.) Not capable of expression or utterance in language; ineffable; unspeakable; indescribable; unutterable; as, inexpressible grief or pleasure.

Inexpressibles (n. pl.) Breeches; trousers.

Inexpressibly (adv.) In an inexpressible manner or degree; unspeakably; unutterably.

Inexpressive (a.) Inexpressible.

Inexpressive (a.) Without expression or meaning; not expressive; dull; unintelligent; as, an inexpressive countenance.

Inexpressiveness (n.) The state or quality of being inexpressive.

Inexpugnable (a.) Incapable of being subdued by force; impregnable; unconquerable.

Inexpugnably (adv.) So as to be inexpugnable; in an inexpugnable manner.

Inexsuperable (a.) Not capable of being passed over; insuperable; insurmountable.

Inextended (a.) Not extended.

Inextensible (a.) Not capable of being extended; not elastic; as, inextensible fibers.

Inextension (n.) Want of extension; unextended state.

Inexterminable (a.) Incapable of extermination.

Inextinct (a.) Not quenched; not extinct.

Inextinguible (a.) Inextinguishable.

Inextinguishable (a.) Not capable of being extinguished; extinguishable; unquenchable; as, inextinguishable flame, light, thirst, desire, feuds.

Inextinguishably (adv.) So as not to be extinguished; in an inextinguishable manner.

Inextirpable (a.) Not capable of being extirpated or rooted out; ineradicable.

Inextricable (a.) Incapable of being extricated, untied, or disentangled; hopelessly intricate, confused, or obscure; as, an inextricable knot or difficulty; inextricable confusion.

Inextricable (a.) Inevitable.

Inextricableness (n.) The state of being inextricable.

Inextricably (adv.) In an inextricable manner.

Ineyed (imp. & p. p.) of Ineye

Ineyeing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ineye

Ineye (v. t.) To ingraft, as a tree or plant, by the insertion of a bud or eye; to inoculate.

Infabricated (a.) Not fabricated; unwrought; not artificial; natural.

Infallibilist (n.) One who accepts or maintains the dogma of papal infallibility.

Infallibility (n.) The quality or state of being infallible, or exempt from error; inerrability.

Infallible (a.) Not fallible; not capable of erring; entirely exempt from liability to mistake; unerring; inerrable.

Infallible (a.) Not liable to fail, deceive, or disappoint; indubitable; sure; certain; as, infallible evidence; infallible success; an infallible remedy.

Infallible (a.) Incapable of error in defining doctrines touching faith or morals. See Papal infallibility, under Infallibility.

Infallibleness (n.) The state or quality of being infallible; infallibility.

Infallibly (adv.) In an infallible manner; certainly; unfailingly; unerringly.

Infame (v. t.) To defame; to make infamous.

Infamized (imp. & p. p.) of Infamize

Infamizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infamize

Infamize (v. t.) To make infamous; to defame.

Infamous (a.) Of very bad report; having a reputation of the worst kind; held in abhorrence; guilty of something that exposes to infamy; base; notoriously vile; detestable; as, an infamous traitor; an infamous perjurer.

Infamous (a.) Causing or producing infamy; deserving detestation; scandalous to the last degree; as, an infamous act; infamous vices; infamous corruption.

Infamous (a.) Branded with infamy by conviction of a crime; as, at common law, an infamous person can not be a witness.

Infamous (a.) Having a bad name as being the place where an odious crime was committed, or as being associated with something detestable; hence, unlucky; perilous; dangerous.

Infamously (adv.) In an infamous manner or degree; scandalously; disgracefully; shamefully.

Infamousness (n.) The state or quality of being infamous; infamy.

Infamies (pl. ) of Infamy

Infamy (n.) Total loss of reputation; public disgrace; dishonor; ignominy; indignity.

Infamy (n.) A quality which exposes to disgrace; extreme baseness or vileness; as, the infamy of an action.

Infamy (n.) That loss of character, or public disgrace, which a convict incurs, and by which he is at common law rendered incompetent as a witness.

Infancy (n.) The state or period of being an infant; the first part of life; early childhood.

Infancy (n.) The first age of anything; the beginning or early period of existence; as, the infancy of an art.

Infancy (n.) The state or condition of one under age, or under the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority.

Infandous (a.) Too odious to be expressed or mentioned.

Infangthef (n.) The privilege granted to lords of certain manors to judge thieves taken within the seigniory of such lords.

Infant (n.) A child in the first period of life, beginning at his birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of age.

Infant (n.) A person who is not of full age, or who has not attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age of twenty-one years; a minor.

Infant (n.) Same as Infante.

Infant (a.) Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life; tender; not mature; as, infant strength.

Infant (a.) Intended for young children; as, an infant school.

Infant (v. t.) To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in general.

Infanta (n.) A title borne by every one of the daughters of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest.

Infante (n.) A title given to every one of sons of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.

Infanthood (n.) Infancy.

Infanticidal (a.) Of or pertaining to infanticide; engaged in, or guilty of, child murder.

Infanticide (n.) The murder of an infant born alive; the murder or killing of a newly born or young child; child murder.

Infanticide (n.) One who commits the crime of infanticide; one who kills an infant.

Infantile (a.) Of or pertaining to infancy, or to an infant; similar to, or characteristic of, an infant; childish; as, infantile behavior.

Infantine (a.) Infantile; childish.

Infantlike (a.) Like an infant.

Infantly (a.) Like an infant.

Infantry (n.) A body of children.

Infantry (n.) A body of soldiers serving on foot; foot soldiers, in distinction from cavalry.

Infarce (v. t.) To stuff; to swell.

Infarction (n.) The act of stuffing or filling; an overloading and obstruction of any organ or vessel of the body; constipation.

Infare (n.) A house-warming; especially, a reception, party, or entertainment given by a newly married couple, or by the husband upon receiving the wife to his house.

Infashionable (a.) Unfashionable.

Infatigable (a.) Indefatigable.

Infatuate (a.) Infatuated.

Infatuated (imp. & p. p.) of Infatuate

Infatuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infatuate

Infatuate (v. t.) To make foolish; to affect with folly; to weaken the intellectual powers of, or to deprive of sound judgment.

Infatuate (v. t.) To inspire with a foolish and extravagant passion; as, to be infatuated with gaming.

Infatuated (a.) Overcome by some foolish passion or desire; affected by infatuation.

Infatuation (n.) The act of infatuating; the state of being infatuated; folly; that which infatuates.

Infaust (a.) Not favorable; unlucky; unpropitious; sinister.

Infausting (n.) The act of making unlucky; misfortune; bad luck.

Infeasibility (n.) The state of being infeasible; impracticability.

Infeasible (a.) Not capable of being done or accomplished; impracticable.

Infeasibleness (n.) The state of quality of being infeasible; infeasibility.

Infect (v. t.) Infected. Cf. Enfect.

Infected (imp. & p. p.) of Infect

Infecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infect

Infect (v. t.) To taint with morbid matter or any pestilential or noxious substance or effluvium by which disease is produced; as, to infect a lancet; to infect an apartment.

Infect (v. t.) To affect with infectious disease; to communicate infection to; as, infected with the plague.

Infect (v. t.) To communicate to or affect with, as qualities or emotions, esp. bad qualities; to corrupt; to contaminate; to taint by the communication of anything noxious or pernicious.

Infect (v. t.) To contaminate with illegality or to expose to penalty.

Infecter (n.) One who, or that which, infects.

Infectible (a.) Capable of being infected.

Infection (n.) The act or process of infecting.

Infection (n.) That which infects, or causes the communicated disease; any effluvium, miasm, or pestilential matter by which an infectious disease is caused.

Infection (n.) The state of being infected; contamination by morbific particles; the result of infecting influence; a prevailing disease; epidemic.

Infection (n.) That which taints or corrupts morally; as, the infection of vicious principles.

Infection (n.) Contamination by illegality, as in cases of contraband goods; implication.

Infection (n.) Sympathetic communication of like qualities or emotions; influence.

Infectious (a.) Having qualities that may infect; communicable or caused by infection; pestilential; epidemic; as, an infectious fever; infectious clothing; infectious air; infectious vices.

Infectious (a.) Corrupting, or tending to corrupt or contaminate; vitiating; demoralizing.

Infectious (a.) Contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure and forfeiture.

Infectious (a.) Capable of being easily diffused or spread; sympathetic; readily communicated; as, infectious mirth.

Infectiously (adv.) In an infectious manner.

Infectiousness (n.) The quality of being infectious.

Infective (a.) Infectious.

Infecund (a.) Unfruitful; not producing young; barren; infertile.

Infecundity (n.) Want of fecundity or fruitfulness; barrenness; sterility; unproductiveness.

Infecundous (a.) Infertile; barren; unprofitable; unproductive.

Infeeble (v. t.) See Enfeeble.

Infelicitous (a.) Not felicitous; unhappy; unfortunate; not fortunate or appropriate in application; not well said, expressed, or done; as, an infelicitous condition; an infelicitous remark; an infelicitous description; infelicitous words.

Infelicities (pl. ) of Infelicity

Infelicity (n.) The state or quality of being infelicitous; unhappiness; misery; wretchedness; misfortune; want of suitableness or appropriateness.

Infelicity (n.) That (as an act, word, expression, etc.) which is infelicitous; as, infelicities of speech.

Infelonious (a.) Not felonious, malignant, or criminal.

Infelt (a.) Felt inwardly; heartfelt.

Infeodation (n.) See Infeudation.

Infeoff (v. t.) See Enfeoff.

Infeoffment (n.) See Enfeoffment.

Inferred (imp. & p. p.) of Infer

Inferring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infer

Infer (v. t.) To bring on; to induce; to occasion.

Infer (v. t.) To offer, as violence.

Infer (v. t.) To bring forward, or employ as an argument; to adduce; to allege; to offer.

Infer (v. t.) To derive by deduction or by induction; to conclude or surmise from facts or premises; to accept or derive, as a consequence, conclusion, or probability; to imply; as, I inferred his determination from his silence.

Infer (v. t.) To show; to manifest; to prove.

Inferable (a.) Capable of being inferred or deduced from premises.

Inference (n.) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.

Inference (n.) That which inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.

Inferential (a.) Deduced or deducible by inference.

Inferentially (adv.) By way of inference.

Inferiae (n. pl.) Sacrifices offered to the souls of deceased heroes or friends.

Inferior (a.) Lower in place, rank, excellence, etc.; less important or valuable; subordinate; underneath; beneath.

Inferior (a.) Poor or mediocre; as, an inferior quality of goods.

Inferior (a.) Nearer the sun than the earth is; as, the inferior or interior planets; an inferior conjunction of Mercury or Venus.

Inferior (a.) Below the horizon; as, the inferior part of a meridian.

Inferior (a.) Situated below some other organ; -- said of a calyx when free from the ovary, and therefore below it, or of an ovary with an adherent and therefore inferior calyx.

Inferior (a.) On the side of a flower which is next the bract; anterior.

Inferior (a.) Junior or subordinate in rank; as, an inferior officer.

Inferior (n.) A person lower in station, rank, intellect, etc., than another.

Inferiority () The state of being inferior; a lower state or condition; as, inferiority of rank, of talents, of age, of worth.

Inferiorly (adv.) In an inferior manner, or on the inferior part.

Infernal (a.) Of or pertaining to or suitable for the lower regions, inhabited, according to the ancients, by the dead; pertaining to Pluto's realm of the dead, the Tartarus of the ancients.

Infernal (a.) Of or pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting, hell; suitable for hell, or to the character of the inhabitants of hell; hellish; diabolical; as, infernal spirits, or conduct.

Infernal (n.) An inhabitant of the infernal regions; also, the place itself.

Infernally (adv.) In an infernal manner; diabolically.

Inferobranchian (n.) One of the Inferobranchiata.

Inferobranchiata (n. pl.) A suborder of marine gastropod mollusks, in which the gills are between the foot and the mantle.

Inferobranchiate (a.) Having the gills on the sides of the body, under the margin of the mantle; belonging to the Inferobranchiata.

Inferrible (a.) Inferable.

Infertile (a.) Not fertile; not productive; barren; sterile; as, an infertile soil.

Infertilely (adv.) In an infertile manner.

Infertility (n.) The state or quality of being infertile; unproductiveness; barrenness.

Infest (v. t.) Mischievous; hurtful; harassing.

Infested (imp. & p. p.) of Infest

Infesting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infest

Infest (v. t.) To trouble greatly by numbers or by frequency of presence; to disturb; to annoy; to frequent and molest or harass; as, fleas infest dogs and cats; a sea infested with pirates.

Infesttation (n.) The act of infesting or state of being infested; molestation; vexation; annoyance.

Infester (n.) One who, or that which, infests.

Infestive (a.) Having no mirth; not festive or merry; dull; cheerless; gloomy; forlorn.

Infestivity (n.) Want of festivity, cheerfulness, or mirth; dullness; cheerlessness.

Infestuous (a.) Mischievous; harmful; dangerous.

Infeudation (n.) The act of putting one in possession of an estate in fee.

Infeudation (n.) The granting of tithes to laymen.

Infibulation (n.) The act of clasping, or fastening, as with a buckle or padlock.

Infibulation (n.) The act of attaching a ring, clasp, or frame, to the genital organs in such a manner as to prevent copulation.

Infidel (a.) Not holding the faith; -- applied esp. to one who does not believe in the inspiration of the Scriptures, and the supernatural origin of Christianity.

Infidel (n.) One who does not believe in the prevailing religious faith; especially, one who does not believe in the divine origin and authority of Christianity; a Mohammedan; a heathen; a freethinker.

Infidelities (pl. ) of Infidelity

Infidelity (n.) Want of faith or belief in some religious system; especially, a want of faith in, or disbelief of, the inspiration of the Scriptures, of the divine origin of Christianity.

Infidelity (n.) Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; violation of the marriage covenant by adultery.

Infidelity (n.) Breach of trust; unfaithfulness to a charge, or to moral obligation; treachery; deceit; as, the infidelity of a servant.

Infield (v. t.) To inclose, as a field.

Infield (n.) Arable and manured land kept continually under crop; -- distinguished from outfield.

Infield (n.) The diamond; -- opposed to outfield. See Diamond, n., 5.

Infile (v. t.) To arrange in a file or rank; to place in order.

Infilm (v. t.) To cover with a film; to coat thinly; as, to infilm one metal with another in the process of gilding; to infilm the glass of a mirror.

Infiltered (imp. & p. p.) of Infilter

Infiltering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infilter

Infilter (v. t. & i.) To filter or sift in.

Infiltrated (imp. & p. p.) of Infiltrate

Infiltrating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infiltrate

Infiltrate (v. i.) To enter by penetrating the pores or interstices of a substance; to filter into or through something.

Infiltrate (v. t.) To penetrate gradually; -- sometimes used reflexively.

Infiltration (n.) The act or process of infiltrating, as if water into a porous substance, or of a fluid into the cells of an organ or part of the body.

Infiltration (n.) The substance which has entered the pores or cavities of a body.

Infiltrative (a.) Of or pertaining to infiltration.

Infinite (a.) Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance.

Infinite (a.) Without limit in power, capacity, knowledge, or excellence; boundless; immeasurably or inconceivably great; perfect; as, the infinite wisdom and goodness of God; -- opposed to finite.

Infinite (a.) Indefinitely large or extensive; great; vast; immense; gigantic; prodigious.

Infinite (a.) Greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind; -- said of certain quantities.

Infinite (a.) Capable of endless repetition; -- said of certain forms of the canon, called also perpetual fugues, so constructed that their ends lead to their beginnings, and the performance may be incessantly repeated.

Infinite (n.) That which is infinite; boundless space or duration; infinity; boundlessness.

Infinite (n.) An infinite quantity or magnitude.

Infinite (n.) An infinity; an incalculable or very great number.

Infinite (n.) The Infinite Being; God; the Almighty.

Infinitely (adv.) Without bounds or limits; beyond or below assignable limits; as, an infinitely large or infinitely small quantity.

Infinitely (adv.) Very; exceedingly; vastly; highly; extremely.

Infiniteness (n.) The state or quality of being infinite; infinity; greatness; immensity.

Infinitesimal (a.) Infinitely or indefinitely small; less than any assignable quantity or value; very small.

Infinitesimal (n.) An infinitely small quantity; that which is less than any assignable quantity.

Infinitesimally (adv.) By infinitesimals; in infinitely small quantities; in an infinitesimal degree.

Infinitival (a.) Pertaining to the infinite mood.

Infinitive (n.) Unlimited; not bounded or restricted; undefined.

Infinitive (n.) An infinitive form of the verb; a verb in the infinitive mood; the infinitive mood.

Infinitive (adv.) In the manner of an infinitive mood.

Infinito (a.) Infinite; perpetual, as a canon whose end leads back to the beginning. See Infinite, a., 5.

Infinitude (n.) The quality or state of being infinite, or without limits; infiniteness.

Infinitude (n.) Infinite extent; unlimited space; immensity; infinity.

Infinitude (n.) Boundless number; countless multitude.

Infinituple (a.) Multipied an infinite number of times.

Infinities (pl. ) of Infinity

Infinity (n.) Unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity; eternity; boundlessness; immensity.

Infinity (n.) Unlimited capacity, energy, excellence, or knowledge; as, the infinity of God and his perfections.

Infinity (n.) Endless or indefinite number; great multitude; as an infinity of beauties.

Infinity (n.) A quantity greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind.

Infinity (n.) That part of a line, or of a plane, or of space, which is infinitely distant. In modern geometry, parallel lines or planes are sometimes treated as lines or planes meeting at infinity.

Infirm (a.) Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an infirm constitution.

Infirm (a.) Weak of mind or will; irresolute; vacillating.

Infirm (a.) Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious.

Infirm (v. t.) To weaken; to enfeeble.

Infirmarian (n.) A person dwelling in, or having charge of, an infirmary, esp. in a monastic institution.

Infirmaries (pl. ) of Infirmary

Infirmary (n.) A hospital, or place where the infirm or sick are lodged and nursed gratuitously, or where out-patients are treated.

Infirmative (a.) Weakening; annulling, or tending to make void.

Infirmatory (n.) An infirmary.

Infirmities (pl. ) of Infirmity

Infirmity (a.) The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a disease; a malady; as, infirmity of body or mind.

Infirmity (a.) A personal frailty or failing; foible; eccentricity; a weakness or defect.

Infirmly (adv.) In an infirm manner.

Infirmness (n.) Infirmity; feebleness.

Infixed (imp. & p. p.) of Infix

Infixing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infix

Infix (v. t.) To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in; as, to infix a sting, spear, or dart.

Infix (v. t.) To implant or fix; to instill; to inculcate, as principles, thoughts, or instructions; as, to infix good principles in the mind, or ideas in the memory.

Infix (n.) Something infixed.

Inflamed (imp. & p. p.) of Inflame

Inflaming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflame

Inflame (v. t.) To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.

Inflame (v. t.) Fig.: To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to inflame desire.

Inflame (v. t.) To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.

Inflame (v. t.) To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame the eyes by overwork.

Inflame (v. t.) To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.

Inflame (v. i.) To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.

Inflamed (p. a.) Set on fire; enkindled; heated; congested; provoked; exasperated.

Inflamed (p. a.) Represented as burning, or as adorned with tongues of flame.

Inflamer (n.) The person or thing that inflames.

Inflammabillty (n.) Susceptibility of taking fire readily; the state or quality of being inflammable.

Inflammable (a.) Capable of being easily set fire; easily enkindled; combustible; as, inflammable oils or spirits.

Inflammable (a.) Excitable; irritable; irascible; easily provoked; as, an inflammable temper.

Inflammableness (n.) The quality or state of being inflammable; inflammability.

Inflammbly (adv.) In an inflammable manner.

Inflammation (n.) The act of inflaming, kindling, or setting on fire; also, the state of being inflamed.

Inflammation (n.) A morbid condition of any part of the body, consisting in congestion of the blood vessels, with obstruction of the blood current, and growth of morbid tissue. It is manifested outwardly by redness and swelling, attended with heat and pain.

Inflammation (n.) Violent excitement; heat; passion; animosity; turbulence; as, an inflammation of the mind, of the body politic, or of parties.

Inflammative (a.) Inflammatory.

Inflammatory (a.) Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate.

Inflammatory (a.) Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications.

Inflammatory (a.) Accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action; as, an inflammatory disease.

Inflatable (a.) That may be inflated.

Inflate (p. a.) Blown in; inflated.

Inflated (imp. & p. p.) of Inflate

Inflating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflate

Inflate (v. t.) To swell or distend with air or gas; to dilate; to expand; to enlarge; as, to inflate a bladder; to inflate the lungs.

Inflate (v. t.) Fig.: To swell; to puff up; to elate; as, to inflate one with pride or vanity.

Inflate (v. t.) To cause to become unduly expanded or increased; as, to inflate the currency.

Inflate (v. i.) To expand; to fill; to distend.

Inflated (a.) Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas.

Inflated (a.) Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style.

Inflated (a.) Hollow and distended, as a perianth, corolla, nectary, or pericarp.

Inflated (a.) Distended or enlarged fictitiously; as, inflated prices, etc.

Inflater (n.) One who, or that which, inflates; as, the inflaters of the stock exchange.

Inflatingly (adv.) In a manner tending to inflate.

Inflation (n.) The act or process of inflating, or the state of being inflated, as with air or gas; distention; expansion; enlargement.

Inflation (n.) The state of being puffed up, as with pride; conceit; vanity.

Inflation (n.) Undue expansion or increase, from overissue; -- said of currency.

Inflationist (n.) One who favors an increased or very large issue of paper money.

Inflatus (v. t.) A blowing or breathing into; inflation; inspiration.

Inflected (imp. & p. p.) of Inflect

Inflecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflect

Inflect (v. t.) To turn from a direct line or course; to bend; to incline, to deflect; to curve; to bow.

Inflect (v. t.) To vary, as a noun or a verb in its terminations; to decline, as a noun or adjective, or to conjugate, as a verb.

Inflect (v. t.) To modulate, as the voice.

Inflected (a.) Bent; turned; deflected.

Inflected (a.) Having inflections; capable of, or subject to, inflection; inflective.

Inflection (n.) The act of inflecting, or the state of being inflected.

Inflection (n.) A bend; a fold; a curve; a turn; a twist.

Inflection (n.) A slide, modulation, or accent of the voice; as, the rising and the falling inflection.

Inflection (n.) The variation or change which words undergo to mark case, gender, number, comparison, tense, person, mood, voice, etc.

Inflection (n.) Any change or modification in the pitch or tone of the voice.

Inflection (n.) A departure from the monotone, or reciting note, in chanting.

Inflection (n.) Same as Diffraction.

Inflectional (a.) Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection.

Inflective (a.) Capable of, or pertaining to, inflection; deflecting; as, the inflective quality of the air.

Inflective (a.) Inflectional; characterized by variation, or change in form, to mark case, tense, etc.; subject to inflection.

Inflesh (v. t.) To incarnate.

Inflex (v. t.) To bend; to cause to become curved; to make crooked; to deflect.

Inflexed (a.) Turned; bent.

Inflexed (a.) Bent or turned abruptly inwards, or toward the axis, as the petals of a flower.

Inflexibility (n.) The quality or state of being inflexible, or not capable of being bent or changed; unyielding stiffness; inflexibleness; rigidity; firmness of will or purpose; unbending pertinacity; steadfastness; resoluteness; unchangeableness; obstinacy.

Inflexible (a.) Not capable of being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding.

Inflexible (a.) Firm in will or purpose; not to be turned, changed, or altered; resolute; determined; unyieding; inexorable; stubborn.

Inflexible (a.) Incapable of change; unalterable; immutable.

Inflexibleness (n.) The quality or state of being inflexible; inflexibility; rigidity; firmness.

Inflexibly (adv.) In an inflexible manner.

Inflexion (n.) Inflection.

Inflexive (a.) Inflective.

Inflexive (a.) Inflexible.

Inflexure (n.) An inflection; a bend or fold.

Inflicted (imp. & p. p.) of Inflict

Inflicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inflict

Inflict (v. t.) To give, cause, or produce by striking, or as if by striking; to apply forcibly; to lay or impose; to send; to cause to bear, feel, or suffer; as, to inflict blows; to inflict a wound with a dagger; to inflict severe pain by ingratitude; to inflict punishment on an offender; to inflict the penalty of death on a criminal.

Inflicter (n.) One who inflicts.

Infliction (n.) The act of inflicting or imposing; as, the infliction of torment, or of punishment.

Infliction (n.) That which is inflicted or imposed, as punishment, disgrace, calamity, etc.

Inflictive (a.) Causing infliction; acting as an infliction.

Inflorescence (n.) A flowering; the putting forth and unfolding of blossoms.

Inflorescence (n.) The mode of flowering, or the general arrangement and disposition of the flowers with reference to the axis, and to each other.

Inflorescence (n.) An axis on which all the flower buds.

Inflow (v. i.) To flow in.

Influence (n.) A flowing in or upon; influx.

Influence (n.) Hence, in general, the bringing about of an effect, phusical or moral, by a gradual process; controlling power quietly exerted; agency, force, or tendency of any kind which the sun exerts on animal and vegetable life; the influence of education on the mind; the influence, according to astrologers,of the stars over affairs.

Influence (n.) Power or authority arising from elevated station, excelence of character or intellect, wealth, etc.; reputation; acknowledged ascendency; as, he is a man of influence in the community.

Influence (n.) Induction.

Influenced (imp. & p. p.) of Influence

Influencing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Influence

Influence (v. t.) To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to move; to persuade; to induce.

Influencer (n.) One who, or that which, influences.

Influencive (a.) Tending toinfluence; influential.

Influent (a.) Flowing in.

Influent (a.) Exerting influence; influential.

Inflential (a.) Exerting or possessing influence or power; potent; efficacious; effective; strong; having authority or ascendency; as, an influential man, station, argument, etc.

Influentially (adv.) In an influential manner.

Influenza (n.) An epidemic affection characterized by acute nasal catarrh, or by inflammation of the throat or the bronchi, and usually accompanied by fever.

Influx (n.) The act of flowing in; as, an influx of light.

Influx (n.) A coming in; infusion; intromission; introduction; importation in abundance; also, that which flows or comes in; as, a great influx of goods into a country, or an influx of gold and silver.

Influx (n.) Influence; power.

Influxion (n.) A flowing in; infusion.

Influxious (a.) Influential.

Influxive (a.) Having a tendency to flow in; having influence; influential.

Influxively (adv.) By influxion.

Infolded (imp. & p. p.) of Infold

Infolding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infold

Infold (v. t.) To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve.

Infold (v. t.) To clasp with the arms; to embrace.

Infoldment (n.) The act of infolding; the state of being infolded.

Infoliate (v. t.) To cover or overspread with, or as with, leaves.

Inform (a.) Without regular form; shapeless; ugly; deformed.

Informed (imp. & p. p.) of Inform

Informing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inform

Inform (v. t.) To give form or share to; to give vital ororganizing power to; to give life to; to imbue and actuate with vitality; to animate; to mold; to figure; to fashion.

Inform (v. t.) To communicate knowledge to; to make known to; to acquaint; to advise; to instruct; to tell; to notify; to enlighten; -- usually followed by of.

Inform (v. t.) To communicate a knowledge of facts to,by way of accusation; to warn against anybody.

Inform (v. t.) To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear.

Inform (v. t.) To give intelligence or information; to tell.

Informal (a.) Not in the regular, usual, or established form; not according to official, conventional, prescribed, or customary forms or rules; irregular; hence, without ceremony; as, an informal writting, proceeding, or visit.

Informal (a.) Deranged in mind; out of one's senses.

Informalities (pl. ) of Informality

Informality (n.) The state of being informal; want of regular, prescribed, or customary form; as, the informality of legal proceedings.

Informality (n.) An informal, unconventional, or unofficial act or proceeding; something which is not in proper or prescribed form or does not conform to the established rule.

Informally (adv.) In an informal manner.

Informant (v. t.) One who, or that which, informs, animates, or vivifies.

Informant (v. t.) One who imparts information or instruction.

Informant (v. t.) One who offers an accusation; an informer. See Informer.

Information (v. t.) The act of informing, or communicating knowledge or intelligence.

Information (v. t.) News, advice, or knowledge, communicated by others or obtained by personal study and investigation; intelligence; knowledge derived from reading, observation, or instruction.

Information (v. t.) A proceeding in the nature of a prosecution for some offens against the government, instituted and prosecuted, really or nominally, by some authorized public officer on behalt of the government. It differs from an indictment in criminal cases chiefly in not being based on the finding of a grand juri. See Indictment.

Informative (a.) Having power to inform, animate, or vivify.

Informatory (a.) Full of, or conveying, information; instructive.

Informed (a.) Unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless.

Informer (v.) One who informs, animates, or inspires.

Informer (v.) One who informs, or imparts knowledge or news.

Informer (v.) One who informs a magistrate of violations of law; one who informs against another for violation of some law or penal statute.

Informidable (a.) Not formidable; not to be feared or dreaded.

Informity (a.) Want of regular form; shapelessness.

Informous (a.) Of irregular form; shapeless.

Infortunate (a.) Unlucky; unfortunate.

Infortune (n.) Misfortune.

Infortuned (a.) Unfortunate.

Infound (v. t.) To pour in; to infuse.

Infra (adv.) Below; beneath; under; after; -- often used as a prefix.

Infra-axillary (a.) Situated below the axil, as a bud.

Infrabranchial (a.) Below the gills; -- applied to the ventral portion of the pallial chamber in the lamellibranchs.

Infraclavicular (a.) Below the clavicle; as, the infraclavicular fossa.

Infract (a.) Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.

Infracted (imp. & p. p.) of Infract

Infracting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infract

Infract (v. t.) To break; to infringe.

Infractible (a.) Capable of being broken.

Infraction (n.) The act of infracting or breaking; breach; violation; nonobservance; infringement; as, an infraction of a treaty, compact, rule, or law.

Infractor (n.) One who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.

Infragrant (a.) Not fragrant.

Infrahyoid (a.) Same as Hyosternal (a).

Infralabial (a.) Below the lower lip; -- said of certain scales of reptiles and fishes.

Infralapsarian (n.) One of that class of Calvinists who consider the decree of election as contemplating the apostasy as past and the elect as being at the time of election in a fallen and guilty state; -- opposed to Supralapsarian. The former considered the election of grace as a remedy for an existing evil; the latter regarded the fall as a part of God's original purpose in regard to men.

Infralapsarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Infralapsarians, or to their doctrine.

Infralapsarianism (n.) The doctrine, belief, or principles of the Infralapsarians.

Inframarginal (a.) Below the margin; submarginal; as, an inframarginal convolution of the brain.

Inframaxillary (a.) Under the lower jaw; submaxillary; as, the inframaxillary nerve.

Inframaxillary (a.) Of or pertaining to the lower iaw.

Inframedian (a.) Of or pertaining to the interval or zone along the sea bottom, at the depth of between fifty and one hundred fathoms.

Inframundane (a.) Lying or situated beneath the world.

Infranchise (v. t.) See Enfranchise.

Infrangibility (n.) The quality or state of being infrangible; infrangibleness.

Infrangible (a.) Not capable of being broken or separated into parts; as, infrangible atoms.

Infrangible (a.) Not to be infringed or violated.

Infrangibleness (n.) The state or quality of being infrangible; infrangibility.

Infraocular (a.) Situated below the eyes, as the antenna of certain insects.

Infraorbital (a.) Below the orbit; as, the infraorbital foramen; the infraorbital nerve.

Infrapose (v. t.) To place under or beneath.

Infraposition (n.) A situation or position beneath.

Infrascapular (a.) Beneath the scapula, or shoulder blade; subscapular.

Infraspinal (a.) Below the vertebral column, subvertebral.

Infraspinal (a.) Below the spine; infraspinate; infraspinous.

Infraspinate (a.) Alt. of Infraspinous

Infraspinous (a.) Below the spine; infraspinal; esp., below the spine of the scapula; as, the infraspinous fossa; the infraspinate muscle.

Infrastapedial (a.) Of or pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, which in many animals projects below the connection with the stapes.

Infrastapedial (n.) The infrastapedial part of the columella.

Infrasternal (a.) Below the sternum; as, the infrasternal depression, or pit of the stomach.

Infratemporal (a.) Below the temple; below the temporal bone.

Infraterritorial (a.) Within the territory of a state.

Infratrochlear (a.) Below a trochlea, or pulley; -- applied esp. to one of the subdivisions of the trigeminal nerve.

Infrequence (n.) Alt. of Infrequency

Infrequency (n.) The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as, the infrquence of his visits.

Infrequency (n.) The state of not being frequented; solitude; isolation; retirement; seclusion.

Infrequent (a.) Seldom happening or occurring; rare; uncommon; unusual.

Infrequently (adv.) Not frequently; rarely.

Infrigidate (v. t.) To chill; to make cold; to cool.

Infrigidation (n.) The act of chilling or causing to become cold; a chilling; coldness; congelation.

Infringed (imp. & p. p.) of Infringe

Infringing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infringe

Infringe (v. t.) To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract.

Infringe (v. t.) To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power.

Infringe (v. i.) To break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend.

Infringe (v. i.) To encroach; to trespass; -- followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another.

Infringement (n.) The act of infringing; breach; violation; nonfulfillment; as, the infringement of a treaty, compact, law, or constitution.

Infringement (n.) An encroachment on a patent, copyright, or other special privilege; a trespass.

Infringer (n.) One who infringes or violates; a violator.

Infructuose (a.) Not producing fruit; unfruitful; unprofitable.

Infrugal (a.) Not frugal; wasteful; as, an infrugal expense of time.

Infrugiferous (a.) Not bearing fruit; not fructiferous.

Infucate (v. t.) To stain; to paint; to daub.

Infucation (n.) The act of painting or staining, especially of painting the face.

Infule (pl. ) of Infula

Infula (n.) A sort of fillet worn by dignitaries, priests, and others among the ancient Romans. It was generally white.

Infumated (imp. & p. p.) of Infumate

Infumating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infumate

Infumate (v. t.) To dry by exposing to smoke; to expose to smoke.

Infumated (a.) Clouded; having a cloudy appearance.

Infumation (n.) Act of drying in smoke.

Infumed (a.) Dried in smoke; smoked.

Infundibular (a.) Alt. of Infundibulate

Infundibulate (a.) Having the form of a funnel; pertaining to an infundibulum.

Infundibuliform (a.) Having the form of a funnel or cone; funnel-shaped.

Infundibuliform (a.) Same as Funnelform.

Infundibula (pl. ) of Infundibulum

Infundibulums (pl. ) of Infundibulum

Infundibulum (n.) A funnel-shaped or dilated organ or part; as, the infundibulum of the brain, a hollow, conical process, connecting the floor of the third ventricle with the pituitary body; the infundibula of the lungs, the enlarged terminations of the bronchial tubes.

Infundibulum (n.) A central cavity in the Ctenophora, into which the gastric sac leads.

Infundibulum (n.) The siphon of Cephalopoda. See Cephalopoda.

Infuneral (v. t.) To inter with funeral rites; to bury.

Infurcation (n.) A forked exlpansion or divergence; a bifurcation; a branching.

Infuriate (v. t.) Enraged; rading; furiously angry; infuriated.

Infuriated (imp. & p. p.) of Infuriate

Infuriating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infuriate

Infuriate (v. t.) To render furious; to enrage; to exasperate.

Infuriated (a.) Enraged; furious.

Infuscate (v. t.) To darken; to make black; to obscure.

Infuscated (a.) Darkened with a blackish tinge.

Infuscation (n.) The act of darkening, or state of being dark; darkness; obscurity.

Infused (imp. & p. p.) of Infuse

Infusing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infuse

Infuse (v. t.) To pour in, as a liquid; to pour (into or upon); to shed.

Infuse (v. t.) To instill, as principles or qualities; to introduce.

Infuse (v. t.) To inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill; -- followed by with.

Infuse (v. t.) To steep in water or other fluid without boiling, for the propose of extracting medicinal qualities; to soak.

Infuse (v. t.) To make an infusion with, as an ingredient; to tincture; to saturate.

Infuse (n.) Infusion.

Infuser (n.) One who, or that which, infuses.

Infusibility (n.) Capability of being infused, pouredin, or instilled.

Infusibility (n.) Incapability or difficulty of being fused, melted, or dissolved; as, the infusibility of carbon.

Infusible (v.) Capable of being infused.

Infusible (a.) Not fusible; incapble or difficalt of fusion, or of being dissolved or melted.

Infusibleness (n.) Infusibility.

Infusion (v. t.) The act of infusing, pouring in, or instilling; instillation; as, the infusion of good principles into the mind; the infusion of ardor or zeal.

Infusion (v. t.) That which is infused; suggestion; inspiration.

Infusion (v. t.) The act of plunging or dipping into a fluid; immersion.

Infusion (v. t.) The act or process of steeping or soaking any substance in water in order to extract its virtues.

Infusion (v. t.) The liquid extract obtained by this process.

Infusionism (n.) The doctrine that the soul is preexistent to the body, and is infused into it at conception or birth; -- opposed to tradicianism and creationism.

Infusive (a.) Having the power of infusion; inspiring; influencing.

Infusoria (n. pl.) One of the classes of Protozoa, including a large number of species, all of minute size.

Infusorial (a.) Belonging to the Infusoria; composed of, or containing, Infusoria; as, infusorial earth.

Infusorian (n.) One of the Infusoria.

Infusory (a.) Infusorial.

Infusories (pl. ) of Infusory

Infusory (n.) One of the Infusoria; -- usually in the pl.

-ing () A suffix used to from present participles; as, singing, playing.

-ing () A suffix used to form nouns from verbs, and signifying the act of; the result of the act; as, riding, dying, feeling. It has also a secondary collective force; as, shipping, clothing.

-ing () A suffix formerly used to form diminutives; as, lording, farthing.

Ing (n.) A pasture or meadow; generally one lying low, near a river.

Ingannation (n.) Cheat; deception.

Ingate (n.) Entrance; ingress.

Ingate (n.) The aperture in a mold for pouring in the metal; the gate.

Ingathering (n.) The act or business of gathering or collecting anything; especially, the gathering of the fruits of the earth; harvest.

Ingelable (a.) Not congealable.

Ingeminate (a.) Redoubled; repeated.

Ingeminated (imp. & p. p.) of Ingeminate

Ingeminating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingeminate

Ingeminate (v. t.) To redouble or repeat; to reiterate.

Ingemination (n.) Repetition; reduplication; reiteration.

Ingena (n.) The gorilla.

Ingender (v. t.) See Engender.

Ingenerabillty (n.) Incapacity of being engendered or produced.

Ingenerable (a.) Incapble of being engendered or produced; original.

Ingenerably (adv.) In an ingenerable manner.

Ingenerate (a.) Generated within; inborn; innate; as, ingenerate powers of body.

Ingenerat (imp. & p. p.) of Ingenerate

Ingenerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingenerate

Ingenerate (v. t.) To generate or produce within; to begete; to engener; to occasion; to cause.

Ingeneration (n.) Act of ingenerating.

Ingeniate (v. t. & i.) To invent; to contrive.

Ingenie (n.) See Ingeny.

Ingeniosity (n.) Ingenuity; skill; cunning.

Ingenious (a.) Possessed of genius, or the faculty of invention; skillful or promp to invent; having an aptitude to contrive, or to form new combinations; as, an ingenious author, mechanic.

Ingenious (a.) Proseeding from, pertaining to, or characterized by, genius or ingenuity; of curious design, structure, or mechanism; as, an ingenious model, or machine; an ingenious scheme, contrivance, etc.

Ingenious (a.) Witty; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious; as, an ingenious reply.

Ingenious (a.) Mental; intellectual.

Ingeniously (adv.) In an ingenious manner; with ingenuity; skillfully; wittily; cleverly.

Ingeniousness (n.) The quality or state of being ingenious; ingenuity.

Ingenite (a.) Alt. of Ingenit

Ingenit (a.) Innate; inborn; inbred; inherent; native; ingenerate.

Ingenuity (n.) The quality or power of ready invention; quickness or acuteness in forming new combinations; ingeniousness; skill in devising or combining.

Ingenuity (n.) Curiousness, or cleverness in design or contrivance; as, the ingenuity of a plan, or of mechanism.

Ingenuity (n.) Openness of heart; ingenuousness.

Ingenuous (a.) Of honorable extraction; freeborn; noble; as, ingenuous blood of birth.

Ingenuous (a.) Noble; generous; magnanimous; honorable; upright; high-minded; as, an ingenuous ardor or zeal.

Ingenuous (a.) Free from reserve, disguise, equivocation, or dissimulation; open; frank; as, an ingenuous man; an ingenuous declaration, confession, etc.

Ingenuous (a.) Ingenious.

Ingenuously (adv.) In an ingenuous manner; openly; fairly; candidly; artlessly.

Ingenuousness (n.) The state or quality of being ingenuous; openness of heart; frankness.

Ingenuousness (n.) Ingenuity.

Ingeny (n.) Natural gift or talent; ability; wit; ingenuity.

Ingerminate (v. t.) To cause to germinate.

Ingest (v. t.) To take into, or as into, the stomach or alimentary canal.

Ingesta (n. pl.) That which is introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal; -- opposed to egesta.

Ingestion (n.) The act of taking or putting into the stomach; as, the ingestion of milk or other food.

Inghalla (n.) The reedbuck of South Africa.

Ingirt (v. t.) To encircle to gird; to engirt.

Ingirt (a.) Surrounded; encircled.

Ingle (n.) Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace.

Ingle (n.) A paramour; a favourite; a sweetheart; an engle.

Ingle (v. t.) To cajole or coax; to wheedle. See Engle.

Inglobate (a.) In the form of a globe or sphere; -- applied to nebulous matter collected into a sphere by the force of gravitation.

Inglobe (v. t.) To infix, as in a globe; to fix or secure firmly.

Inglorious (a.) Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease.

Inglorious (a.) Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.

Ingloriously (adv.) In an inglorious manner; dishonorably; with shame; ignominiously; obscurely.

Ingloriousness (n.) The state of being inglorious.

Inglut (v. t.) To glut.

Ingluvial (a.) Of or pertaining to the indulges or crop of birds.

Ingluvies (n.) The crop, or craw, of birds.

Ingluvious (a.) Gluttonous.

In-going (n.) The act of going in; entrance.

In-going (a.) Going; entering, as upon an office or a possession; as, an in-going tenant.

Ingorge (v. t. & i.) See Engorge.

Ingot (n.) That in which metal is cast; a mold.

Ingot (n.) A bar or wedge of steel, gold, or other malleable metal, cast in a mold; a mass of unwrought cast metal.

Ingrace (v. t.) To ingratiate.

Ingracious (a.) Ungracious; unkind.

Ingraff (v. t.) See Ingraft.

Ingrafted (imp. & p. p.) of Ingraft

Ingrafting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingraft

Ingraft (v. t.) To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum tree; figuratively, to insert or introduce in such a way as to make a part of something.

Ingraft (v. t.) To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with grafts or scions; to graft; as, to ingraft a tree.

Ingrafter (n.) A person who ingrafts.

Ingraftment (n.) The act of ingrafting.

Ingraftment (n.) The thing ingrafted; a scion.

Ingrain (a.) Dyed with grain, or kermes.

Ingrain (a.) Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.

Ingrain (n.) An ingrain fabric, as a carpet.

Ingrained (imp. & p. p.) of Ingrain

Ingraining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingrain

Ingrain (v. t.) To dye with or in grain or kermes.

Ingrain (v. t.) To dye in the grain, or before manufacture.

Ingrain (v. t.) To work into the natural texture or into the mental or moral constitution of; to stain; to saturate; to imbue; to infix deeply.

Ingrapple (v. t. & i.) To seize; to clutch; to grapple.

Ingrate (a.) Ingrateful.

Ingrate (n.) An ungrateful person.

Ingrateful (a.) Ungrateful; thankless; unappreciative.

Ingrateful (a.) Unpleasing to the sense; distasteful; offensive.

Ingrately (adv.) Ungratefully.

Ingratiated (imp. & p. p.) of Ingratiate

Ingratiating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingratiate

Ingratiate (v. t.) To introduce or commend to the favor of another; to bring into favor; to insinuate; -- used reflexively, and followed by with before the person whose favor is sought.

Ingratiate (v. t.) To recommend; to render easy or agreeable; -- followed by to.

Ingratiate (v. i.) To gain favor.

Ingratitude (n.) Want of gratitude; insensibility to, forgetfulness of, or ill return for, kindness or favors received; unthankfulness; ungratefulness.

Ingrave (v. t.) To engrave.

Ingrave (v. t.) To bury.

Ingravidate (v. t.) To impregnate.

Ingravidation (n.) The state of being pregnant or impregnated.

Ingreat (v. t.) To make great; to enlarge; to magnify.

Ingredience (n.) Alt. of Ingrediency

Ingrediency (n.) Entrance; ingress.

Ingrediency (n.) The quality or state of being an ingredient or component part.

Ingredient (n.) That which enters into a compound, or is a component part of any combination or mixture; an element; a constituent.

Ingredient (a.) Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.

Ingress (n.) The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into the lungs.

Ingress (n.) Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering; as, all ingress was prohibited.

Ingress (n.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.

Ingress (v. i.) To go in; to enter.

Ingression (n.) Act of entering; entrance.

Ingrieve (v. t.) To render more grievous; to aggravate.

Ingroove (v. t.) To groove in; to join in or with a groove.

Ingross (v. t.) See Engross.

Ingrowing (a.) Growing or appearing to grow into some other substance.

Ingrowth (n.) A growth or development inward.

Inguen (n.) The groin.

Inguilty (a.) Not guilty.

Inguinal (a.) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the inguen or groin; as, an inguinal canal or ligament; inguinal hernia.

Ingulfed (imp. & p. p.) of Ingulf

Ingulfing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ingulf

Ingulf (v. t.) To swallow up or overwhelm in, or as in, a gulf; to cast into a gulf. See Engulf.

Ingulfment (n.) The act of ingulfing, or the state of being ingulfed.

Ingurgitate (v. t.) To swallow, devour, or drink greedily or in large quantity; to guzzle.

Ingurgitate (v. t.) To swallow up, as in a gulf.

Ingurgitate (v. i.) To guzzle; to swill.

Ingurgitation (n.) The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed.

Ingustable (a.) Tasteless; insipid.

Inhabile (a.) Not apt or fit; unfit; not convenient; inappropriate; unsuitable; as, inhabile matter.

Inhabile (a.) Unskilled; unready; awkward; incompetent; unqualified; -- said of person.

Inhability (n.) Unsuitableness; unaptness; unfitness; inability.

Inhabited (imp. & p. p.) of Inhabit

Inhabiting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhabit

Inhabit (v. t.) To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild beasts inhabit the forest; men inhabit cities and houses.

Inhabit (v. i.) To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide.

Inhabitable (a.) Capable of being inhabited; habitable.

Inhabitable (a.) Not habitable; not suitable to be inhabited.

Inhabitance (n.) Alt. of Inhabitancy

Inhabitancy (n.) The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; the condition of an inhabitant; residence; occupancy.

Inhabitancy (n.) The state of having legal right to claim the privileges of a recognized inhabitant; especially, the right to support in case of poverty, acquired by residence in a town; habitancy.

Inhabitant (n.) One who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as, an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state.

Inhabitant (n.) One who has a legal settlement in a town, city, or parish; a permanent resident.

Inhabitate (v. t.) To inhabit.

Inhabitation (n.) The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.

Inhabitation (n.) Abode; place of dwelling; residence.

Inhabitation (n.) Population; inhabitants.

Inhabitativeness (n.) A tendency or propensity to permanent residence in a place or abode; love of home and country.

Inhabited (a.) Uninhabited.

Inhabiter (n.) An inhabitant.

Inhabitiveness (n.) See Inhabitativeness.

Inhabitress (n.) A female inhabitant.

Inhalant (a.) Inhaling; used for inhaling.

Inhalant (n.) An apparatus also called an inhaler (which see); that which is to be inhaled.

Inhalation (n.) The act of inhaling; also, that which is inhaled.

Inhaled (imp. & p. p.) of Inhale

Inhaling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhale

Inhale (v. t.) To breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale air; -- opposed to exhale.

Inhalent (a.) Used for inhaling; as, the inhalent end of a duct.

Inhaler (n.) One who inhales.

Inhaler (n.) An apparatus for inhaling any vapor or volatile substance, as ether or chloroform, for medicinal purposes.

Inhaler (n.) A contrivance to filter, as air, in order to protect the lungs from inhaling damp or cold air, noxious gases, dust, etc.; also, the respiratory apparatus for divers.

Inhance (v. t.) See Enhance.

Inharmonic (a.) Alt. of Inharmonical

Inharmonical (a.) Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.

Inharmonious (a.) Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant.

Inharmonious (a.) Conflicting; jarring; not in harmony.

Inharmoniously (adv.) Without harmony.

Inharmoniousness (n.) The quality of being inharmonious; want of harmony; discord.

Inharmony (n.) Want of harmony.

Inhaul (n.) Alt. of Inhauler

Inhauler (n.) A rope used to draw in the jib boom, or flying jib boom.

Inhearsed (imp. & p. p.) of Inhearse

Inhearsing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhearse

Inhearse (v. t.) To put in, or as in, a hearse or coffin.

Inhered (imp. & p. p.) of Inhere

Inhering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhere

Inhere (v. i.) To be inherent; to stick (in); to be fixed or permanently incorporated with something; to cleave (to); to belong, as attributes or qualities.

Inherence (n.) Alt. of Inherency

Inherency (n.) The state of inhering; permanent existence in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection.

Inherent (a.) Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection.

Inherently (adv.) By inherence; inseparably.

Inherited (imp. & p. p.) of Inherit

Inheriting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inherit

Inherit (v. t.) To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.

Inherit (v. t.) To receive or take by birth; to have by nature; to derive or acquire from ancestors, as mental or physical qualities; as, he inherits a strong constitution, a tendency to disease, etc.

Inherit (v. t.) To come into possession of; to possess; to own; to enjoy as a possession.

Inherit (v. t.) To put in possession of.

Inherit (v. i.) To take or hold a possession, property, estate, or rights by inheritance.

Inheritability (n.) The quality of being inheritable or descendible to heirs.

Inheritable (a.) Capable of being inherited; transmissible or descendible; as, an inheritable estate or title.

Inheritable (a.) Capable of being transmitted from parent to child; as, inheritable qualities or infirmities.

Inheritable (a.) Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir.

Inheritably (adv.) By inheritance.

Inheritance (n.) The act or state of inheriting; as, the inheritance of an estate; the inheritance of mental or physical qualities.

Inheritance (n.) That which is or may be inherited; that which is derived by an heir from an ancestor or other person; a heritage; a possession which passes by descent.

Inheritance (n.) A permanent or valuable possession or blessing, esp. one received by gift or without purchase; a benefaction.

Inheritance (n.) Possession; ownership; acquisition.

Inheritance (n.) Transmission and reception by animal or plant generation.

Inheritance (n.) A perpetual or continuing right which a man and his heirs have to an estate; an estate which a man has by descent as heir to another, or which he may transmit to another as his heir; an estate derived from an ancestor to an heir in course of law.

Inheritor (n.) One who inherits; an heir.

Inheritress (n.) A heiress.

Inheritrix (n.) Same as Inheritress.

Inherse (v. t.) See Inhearse.

Inhesion (n.) The state of existing, of being inherent, in something; inherence.

Inhiation (n.) A gaping after; eager desire; craving.

Inhibited (imp. & p. p.) of Inhibit

Inhibiting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhibit

Inhibit (v. t.) To check; to hold back; to restrain; to hinder.

Inhibit (v. t.) To forbid; to prohibit; to interdict.

Inhibition (n.) The act of inhibiting, or the state of being inhibited; restraint; prohibition; embargo.

Inhibition (n.) A stopping or checking of an already present action; a restraining of the function of an organ, or an agent, as a digestive fluid or ferment, etc.; as, the inhibition of the respiratory center by the pneumogastric nerve; the inhibition of reflexes, etc.

Inhibition (n.) A writ from a higher court forbidding an inferior judge from further proceedings in a cause before; esp., a writ issuing from a higher ecclesiastical court to an inferior one, on appeal.

Inhibitor (n.) That which causes inhibitory action; esp., an inhibitory nerve.

Inhibitory (a.) Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center.

Inhibitory-motor (a.) A term applied to certain nerve centers which govern or restrain subsidiary centers, from which motor impressions issue.

Inhive (v. t.) To place in a hive; to hive.

Inheld (imp. & p. p.) of Inhold

Inholding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhold

Inhold (v. t.) To have inherent; to contain in itself; to possess.

Inholder (n.) An inhabitant.

Inhoop (v. t.) To inclose in a hoop, or as in a hoop.

Inhospitable (a.) Not hospitable; not disposed to show hospitality to strangers or guests; as, an inhospitable person or people.

Inhospitable (a.) Affording no shelter or sustenance; barren; desert; bleak; cheerless; wild.

Inhospitality (n.) The quality or state of being inhospitable; inhospitableness; lack of hospitality.

Inhuman (a.) Destitute of the kindness and tenderness that belong to a human being; cruel; barbarous; savage; unfeeling; as, an inhuman person or people.

Inhuman (a.) Characterized by, or attended with, cruelty; as, an inhuman act or punishment.

Inhumanities (pl. ) of Inhumanity

Inhumanity (n.) The quality or state of being inhuman; cruelty; barbarity.

Inhumanly (adv.) In an inhuman manner; cruelly; barbarously.

Inhumate (v. t.) To inhume; to bury; to inter.

Inhumation (n.) The act of inhuming or burying; interment.

Inhumation (n.) The act of burying vessels in warm earth in order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat; the state of being thus exposed.

Inhumation (n.) Arenation.

Inhumed (imp. & p. p.) of Inhume

Inhuming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhume

Inhume (v. t.) To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to inter.

Inhume (v. t.) To bury or place in warm earth for chemical or medicinal purposes.

Inia (n.) A South American freshwater dolphin (Inia Boliviensis). It is ten or twelve feet long, and has a hairy snout.

Inial (a.) Pertaining to the inion.

Inimaginable (a.) Unimaginable; inconceivable.

Inimical (a.) Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; -- chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity.

Inimical (a.) Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant.

Inimicality (n.) The state or quality of being inimical or hostile; hostility; unfriendliness.

Inimically (adv.) In an inimical manner.

Inimicitious (a.) Inimical; unfriendly.

Inimicous (a.) Inimical; hurtful.

Inimitability (n.) The quality or state of being inimitable; inimitableness.

Inimitable (a.) Not capable of being imitated, copied, or counterfeited; beyond imitation; surpassingly excellent; matchless; unrivaled; exceptional; unique; as, an inimitable style; inimitable eloquence.

Inion (n.) The external occipital protuberance of the skull.

Iniquitous (a.) Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked; as, an iniquitous bargain; an iniquitous proceeding.

Iniquitously (adv.) In an iniquitous manner; unjustly; wickedly.

Iniquities (pl. ) of Iniquity

Iniquity (n.) Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge.

Iniquity (n.) An iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice o/ unrighteousness; a sin; a crime.

Iniquity (n.) A character or personification in the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice and sometimes of another. See Vice.

Iniquous (a.) Iniquitous.

Inirritable (a.) Not irritable; esp. (Physiol.), incapable of being stimulated to action, as a muscle.

Inirritative (a.) Not accompanied with excitement; as, an inirritative fever.

Inisle (v. t.) To form into an island; to surround.

Initial (a.) Of or pertaining to the beginning; marking the commencement; incipient; commencing; as, the initial symptoms of a disease.

Initial (a.) Placed at the beginning; standing at the head, as of a list or series; as, the initial letters of a name.

Initial (n.) The first letter of a word or a name.

Initialed (imp. & p. p.) of Initial

Initialing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Initial

Initial (v. t.) To put an initial to; to mark with an initial of initials.

Initially (adv.) In an initial or incipient manner or degree; at the beginning.

Initiated (imp. & p. p.) of Initiate

Initiating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Initiate

Initiate (v. t.) To introduce by a first act; to make a beginning with; to set afoot; to originate; to commence; to begin or enter upon.

Initiate (v. t.) To acquaint with the beginnings; to instruct in the rudiments or principles; to introduce.

Initiate (v. t.) To introduce into a society or organization; to confer membership on; especially, to admit to a secret order with mysterious rites or ceremonies.

Initiate (v. i.) To do the first act; to perform the first rite; to take the initiative.

Initiate (a.) Unpracticed; untried; new.

Initiate (a.) Begun; commenced; introduced to, or instructed in, the rudiments; newly admitted.

Initiate (n.) One who is, or is to be, initiated.

Initiation (n.) The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.

Initiation (n.) The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.

Initiative (a.) Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory; preliminary.

Initiative (n.) An introductory step or movement; an act which originates or begins.

Initiative (n.) The right or power to introduce a new measure or course of action, as in legislation; as, the initiative in respect to revenue bills is in the House of Representatives.

Initiator (n.) One who initiates.

Initiatory (a.) Suitable for an introduction or beginning; introductory; prefatory; as, an initiatory step.

Initiatory (a.) Tending or serving to initiate; introducing by instruction, or by the use and application of symbols or ceremonies; elementary; rudimentary.

Initiatory (n.) An introductory act or rite.

Inition (n.) Initiation; beginning.

Injected (imp. & p. p.) of Inject

Injecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inject

Inject (v. t.) To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe.

Inject (v. t.) Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.

Inject (v. t.) To cast or throw; -- with on.

Inject (v. t.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels.

Injection (n.) The act of injecting or throwing in; -- applied particularly to the forcible throwing in of a liquid, or aeriform body, by means of a syringe, pump, etc.

Injection (n.) That which is injected; especially, a liquid medicine thrown into a cavity of the body by a syringe or pipe; a clyster; an enema.

Injection (n.) The act or process of filling vessels, cavities, or tissues with a fluid or other substance.

Injection (n.) A specimen prepared by injection.

Injection (n.) The act of throwing cold water into a condenser to produce a vacuum.

Injection (n.) The cold water thrown into a condenser.

Injector (n.) One who, or that which, injects.

Injector (n.) A contrivance for forcing feed water into a steam boiler by the direct action of the steam upon the water. The water is driven into the boiler by the impulse of a jet of the steam which becomes condensed as soon as it strikes the stream of cold water it impels; -- also called Giffard's injector, from the inventor.

Injelly (v. t.) To place in jelly.

Injoin (v. t.) See Enjoin.

Injoint (v. t.) To join; to unite.

Injoint (v. t.) To disjoint; to separate.

Injucundity (n.) Unpleasantness; disagreeableness.

Injudicable (a.) Not cognizable by a judge.

Injudicial (a.) Not according to the forms of law; not judicial.

Injudicious (a.) Not judicious; wanting in sound judgment; undiscerning; indiscreet; unwise; as, an injudicious adviser.

Injudicious (a.) Not according to sound judgment or discretion; unwise; as, an injudicious measure.

Injudiciously (adv.) In an injudicious manner.

Injudiciousness (n.) The quality of being injudicious; want of sound judgment; indiscretion.

Injunction (n.) The act of enjoining; the act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting.

Injunction (n.) That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.

Injunction (n.) A writ or process, granted by a court of equity, and, insome cases, under statutes, by a court of law,whereby a party is required to do or to refrain from doing certain acts, according to the exigency of the writ.

Injured (imp. & p. p.) of Injure

Injuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Injure

Injure (v. t.) To do harm to; to impair the excellence and value of; to hurt; to damage; -- used in a variety of senses; as: (a) To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair soundness, as of health. (b) To damage or lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character. (d) To impair or diminish, as happiness or virtue. (e) To give pain to, as the sensibilities or the feelings; to grieve; to annoy. (f) To impair, as the intellect or mind.

Injurer (n.) One who injures or wrongs.

Injurie (pl. ) of Injuria

Injuria (n.) Injury; invasion of another's rights.

Injurious (a.) Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable.

Injurious (a.) Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc.

Injuriously (adv.) In an injurious or hurtful manner; wrongfully; hurtfully; mischievously.

Injuriousness (n.) The quality of being injurious or hurtful; harmfulness; injury.

Injuries (pl. ) of Injury

Injury (a.) Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.

Injustice (n.) Want of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.

Injustice (n.) An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.

Ink (n.) The step, or socket, in which the lower end of a millstone spindle runs.

Ink (n.) A fluid, or a viscous material or preparation of various kinds (commonly black or colored), used in writing or printing.

Ink (n.) A pigment. See India ink, under India.

Inked (imp. & p. p.) of Ink

Inking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ink

Ink (v. t.) To put ink upon; to supply with ink; to blacken, color, or daub with ink.

Inker (n.) One who, or that which, inks; especially, in printing, the pad or roller which inks the type.

Inkfish (n.) A cuttlefish. See Cuttlefish.

Inkhorn (n.) A small bottle of horn or other material formerly used for holding ink; an inkstand; a portable case for writing materials.

Inkhorn (a.) Learned; pedantic; affected.

Inkhornism (n.) Pedantry.

Inkiness (n.) The state or quality of being inky; blackness.

Inking (a.) Supplying or covering with ink.

Inkle (n.) A kind of tape or braid.

Inkle (v. t.) To guess.

Inkling (n.) A hint; an intimation.

Inknee (n.) Same as Knock-knee.

Inkneed (a.) See Knock-kneed.

Inknot (v. t.) To fasten or bind, as with a knot; to knot together.

Inkstand (n.) A small vessel for holding ink, to dip the pen into; also, a device for holding ink and writing materials.

Inkstone (n.) A kind of stone containing native vitriol or subphate of iron, used in making ink.

Inky (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, ink; soiled with ink; black.

Inlaced (imp. & p. p.) of Inlace

Inlacing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inlace

Inlace (v. t.) To work in, as lace; to embellish with work resembling lace; also, to lace or enlace.

Inlagation (n.) The restitution of an outlawed person to the protection of the law; inlawing.

Inlaid (p. p.) of Inlay.

Inland (a.) Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.

Inland (a.) Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.

Inland (a.) Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreing; as, an inland bill of exchange. See Exchange.

Inland (n.) The interior part of a country.

Inland (adv.) Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast.

Inlander (n.) One who lives in the interior of a country, or at a distance from the sea.

Inlandish (a.) Inland.

Inlapidate (v. t.) To convert into a stony substance; to petrity.

Inlard (v. t.) See Inlard.

Inlaw (v. t.) To clear of outlawry or attainder; to place under the protection of the law.

Inlaied (imp. & p. p.) of Inlay

Inlaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inlay

Inlay (v. t.) To lay within; hence, to insert, as pieces of pearl, iviry, choice woods, or the like, in a groundwork of some other material; to form an ornamental surface; to diversify or adorn with insertions.

Inlay (n.) Matter or pieces of wood, ivory, etc., inlaid, or prepared for inlaying; that which is inserted or inlaid for ornament or variety.

Inlayer (n.) One who inlays, or whose occupation it is to inlay.

Inleagued (imp. & p. p.) of Inleague

Inleaguing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inleague

Inleague (v. t.) To ally, or form an alliance witgh; to unite; to combine.

Inleaguer (v. t.) To beleaguer.

Inlet (n.) A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance.

Inlet (n.) A bay or recess,as in the shore of a sea, lake, or large river; a narrow strip of water running into the land or between islands.

Inlet (n.) That which is let in or inland; an inserted material.

Inlighten (v. t.) See Enlighten.

Inlist (v. t.) See Enlist.

Inlive (v. t.) To animate.

Inlock (v. t.) To lock in, or inclose.

In loco () In the place; in the proper or natural place.

Inlumine (v. t.) See Illumine.

Inly (a.) Internal; interior; secret.

Inly (adv.) Internally; within; in the heart.

Inmacy (n.) The state of being an inmate.

Inmate (n.) One who lives in the same house or apartment with another; a fellow lodger; esp.,one of the occupants of an asylum, hospital, or prison; by extension, one who occupies or lodges in any place or dwelling.

Inmate (a.) Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal.

Inmeats (n.pl.) The edible viscera of animals, as the heart, liver, etc.

Inmeshed (imp. & p. p.) of Inmesh

Inmeshing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inmesh

Inmesh (v. t.) To bring within meshes, as of a net; to enmesh.

Inmew (v. t.) To inclose, as in a mew or cage.

Inmost (a.) Deepest within; farthest from the surface or external part; innermost.

Inn (n.) A place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode.

Inn (n.) A house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel.

Inn (n.) The town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person; as, Leicester Inn.

Inn (n.) One of the colleges (societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers; as, the Inns of Court; the Inns of Chancery; Serjeants' Inns.

Inned (imp. & p. p.) of Inn

Inning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inn

Inn (v. i.) To take lodging; to lodge.

Inn (v. t.) To house; to lodge.

Inn (v. t.) To get in; to in. See In, v. t.

Innate (a.) Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.

Innate (a.) Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive.

Innate (a.) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.

Innate (v. t.) To cause to exit; to call into being.

Innately (adv.) Naturally.

Innateness (n.) The quality of being innate.

Innative (a.) Native.

Innavigable (a.) Incapable of being navigated; impassable by ships or vessels.

Inne (adv. & prep.) In.

Inner (a.) Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit or its phenomena.

Inner (a.) Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.

Innerly (adv.) More within.

Innermost (a.) Farthest inward; most remote from the outward part; inmost; deepest within.

Innermostly (adv.) In the innermost place.

Innervate (v. t.) To supply with nerves; as, the heart is innervated by pneumogastric and sympathetic branches.

Innervation (n.) The act of innerving or stimulating.

Innervation (n.) Special activity excited in any part of the nervous system or in any organ of sense or motion; the nervous influence necessary for the maintenance of life,and the functions of the various organs.

Innervation (n.) The distribution of nerves in an animal, or to any of its parts.

Innerved (imp. & p. p.) of Innerve

Innerving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Innerve

Innerve (v. t.) To give nervous energy or power to; to give increased energy,force,or courage to; to invigorate; to stimulate.

Innholder (n.) One who keeps an inn.

Inning (n.) Ingathering; harvesting.

Inning (n.) The state or turn of being in; specifically, in cricket, baseball, etc.,the turn or time of a player or of a side at the bat; -- often in the pl. Hence: The turn or time of a person, or a party, in power; as, the Whigs went out, and the Democrats had their innings.

Inning (n.) Lands recovered from the sea.

Innitency (n.) A leaning; pressure; weight.

Innixion (n.) Act of leaning upon something; incumbency.

Innkeeper (n.) An innholder.

Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being innocent; freedom from that which is harmful or infurious; harmlessness.

Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being morally free from guilt or sin; purity of heart; blamelessness.

Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being not chargeable for, or guilty of, a particular crime or offense; as, the innocence of the prisoner was clearly shown.

Innocence (n.) Simplicity or plainness, bordering on weakness or silliness; artlessness; ingenuousness.

Innocency (n.) Innocence.

Innocent (a.) Not harmful; free from that which can injure; innoxious; innocuous; harmless; as, an innocent medicine or remedy.

Innocent (a.) Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.

Innocent (a.) Free from the guilt of a particular crime or offense; as, a man is innocent of the crime charged.

Innocent (a.) Simple; artless; foolish.

Innocent (a.) Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.

Innocent (a.) Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture; as, innocent goods carried to a belligerent nation.

Innocent (n.) An innocent person; one free from, or unacquainted with, guilt or sin.

Innocent (n.) An unsophisticated person; hence, a child; a simpleton; an idiot.

Innocently (adv.) In an innocent manner.

Innocuity (n.) Innocuousness.

Innocuous (a.) Harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent.

Innodated (imp. & p. p.) of Innodate

Innodating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Innodate

Innodate (v. t.) To bind up,as in a knot; to include.

Innominable (a.) Not to be named.

Innominate (a.) Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place.

Innominate (a.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate artery, a great branch of the arch of the aorta; the innominate vein, a great branch of the superior vena cava.

Innovated (imp. & p. p.) of Innovate

Innovating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Innovate

Innovate (v. t.) To bring in as new; to introduce as a novelty; as, to innovate a word or an act.

Innovate (v. t.) To change or alter by introducing something new; to remodel; to revolutionize.

Innovate (v. i.) To introduce novelties or changes; -- sometimes with in or on.

Innovation (n.) The act of innovating; introduction of something new, in customs, rites, etc.

Innovation (n.) A change effected by innovating; a change in customs; something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.

Innovation (n.) A newly formed shoot, or the annually produced addition to the stems of many mosses.

Innovationist (n.) One who favors innovation.

Innovative (a.) Characterized by, or introducing, innovations.

Innovator (n.) One who innovates.

Innoxious (a.) Free from hurtful qualities or effects; harmless.

Innoxious (a.) Free from crime; pure; innocent.

Innubilous (a.) Cloudless.

Innuedoes (pl. ) of Innuendo

Innuendo (n.) An oblique hint; a remote allusion or reference, usually derogatory to a person or thing not named; an insinuation.

Innuendo (n.) An averment employed in pleading, to point the application of matter otherwise unintelligible; an interpretative parenthesis thrown into quoted matter to explain an obscure word or words; -- as, the plaintiff avers that the defendant said that he (innuendo the plaintiff) was a thief.

Innuent (a.) Conveying a hint; significant.

Innuit (n.) An Eskimo.

Innumerability (n.) State of being innumerable.

Innumerable (a.) Not capable of being counted, enumerated, or numbered, for multitude; countless; numberless; unnumbered, hence, indefinitely numerous; of great number.

Innumerous (a.) Innumerable.

Innutrition (n.) Want of nutrition; failure of nourishment.

Innutritious (a.) Not nutritious; not furnishing nourishment.

Innutritive (a.) Innutritious.

Innyard (n.) The yard adjoining an inn.

Inobedience (n.) Disobedience.

Inobedient (a.) Not obedient; disobedient.

Inobservable (a.) Not observable.

Inobservance (a.) Want or neglect of observance.

Inobservant (a.) Not observant; regardless; heedless.

Inobservation (n.) Neglect or want of observation.

Inobtrusive (a.) Not obtrusive; unobtrusive.

Inocarpin (n.) A red, gummy, coloring matter, extracted from the colorless juice of the Otaheite chestnut (Inocarpus edulis).

Inoccupation (n.) Want of occupation.

Inoceramus (n.) An extinct genus of large, fossil, bivalve shells,allied to the mussels. The genus is characteristic of the Cretaceous period.

Inoculability (n.) The qual ity or state of being inoculable.

Inoculable (a.) Capable of being inoculated; capable of communicating disease, or of being communicated, by inoculation.

Inocular (a.) Inserted in the corner of the eye; -- said of the antenn/ of certain insects.

Inoculated (imp. & p. p.) of Inoculate

Inoculating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inoculate

Inoculate (v. t.) To bud; to insert, or graft, as the bud of a tree or plant in another tree or plant.

Inoculate (v. t.) To insert a foreign bud into; as, to inoculate a tree.

Inoculate (v. t.) To communicate a disease to ( a person ) by inserting infectious matter in the skin or flesh; as, to inoculate a person with the virus of smallpox,rabies, etc. See Vaccinate.

Inoculate (v. t.) Fig.: To introduce into the mind; -- used especially of harmful ideas or principles; to imbue; as, to inoculate one with treason or infidelity.

Inoculate (v. i.) To graft by inserting buds.

Inoculate (v. i.) To communicate disease by inoculation.

Inoculation (n.) The act or art of inoculating trees or plants.

Inoculation (n.) The act or practice of communicating a disease to a person in health, by inserting contagious matter in his skin or flesh.

Inoculation (n.) Fig.: The communication of principles, especially false principles, to the mind.

Inoculator (n.) One who inoculates; one who propagates plants or diseases by inoculation.

Inodiate (v. t.) To make odious or hateful.

Inodorate (a.) Inodorous.

Inodorous (a.) Emitting no odor; wthout smell; scentless; odorless.

Inoffensive (a.) Giving no offense, or provocation; causing no uneasiness, annoyance, or disturbance; as, an inoffensive man, answer, appearance.

Inoffensive (a.) Harmless; doing no injury or mischief.

Inoffensive (a.) Not obstructing; presenting no interruption bindrance.

Inofficial (a.) Not official; not having official sanction or authoriy; not according to the forms or ceremony of official business; as, inofficial intelligence.

Inofficially (adv.) Without the usual forms, or not in the official character.

Inofficious (a.) Indifferent to obligation or duty.

Inofficious (a.) Not officious; not civil or attentive.

Inofficious (a.) Regardless of natural obligation; contrary to natural duty; unkind; -- commonly said of a testament made without regard to natural obligation, or by which a child is unjustly deprived of inheritance.

Inofficiously (adv.) Not-officiously.

Inogen (n.) A complex nitrogenous substance, which, by Hermann's hypothesis, is continually decomposed and reproduced in the muscles, during their life.

Inoperation (n.) Agency; influence; production of effects.

Inoperative (a.) Not operative; not active; producing no effects; as, laws renderd inoperative by neglect; inoperative remedies or processes.

Inopercular (a.) Alt. of Inoperculate

Inoperculate (a.) Having no operculum; -- said of certain gastropod shells.

Inopinable (a.) Not to be expected; inconceivable.

Inopinate (a.) Not expected or looked for.

Inopportune (a.) Not opportune; inconvenient; unseasonable; as, an inopportune occurrence, remark, etc.

Inopportunely (adv.) Not opportunely; unseasonably; inconveniently.

Inopportunity (n.) Want of opportunity; unseasonableness; inconvenience.

Inoppressive (a.) Not oppressive or burdensome.

Inopulent (a.) Not opulent; not affluent or rich.

Inordinacy (n.) The state or quality of being inordinate; excessiveness; immoderateness; as, the inordinacy of love or desire.

Inordinate (a.) Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world.

Inordination (n.) Deviation from custom, rule, or right; irregularity; inordinacy.

Inorganic (a.) Not organic; without the organs necessary for life; devoid of an organized structure; unorganized; lifeness; inanimate; as, all chemical compounds are inorganic substances.

Inorganical (a.) Inorganic.

Inorganically (adv.) In an inorganic manner.

Inorganity (n.) Quality of being inorganic.

Inorganization (n.) The state of being without organization.

Inorganized (a.) Not having organic structure; devoid of organs; inorganic.

Inorthography (n.) Deviation from correct orthography; bad spelling.

Inosculated (imp. & p. p.) of Inosculate

Inosculating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inosculate

Inosculate (v. i.) To unite by apposition or contact, as two tubular vessels at their extremities; to anastomose.

Inosculate (v. i.) To intercommunicate; to interjoin.

Inosculate (v. t.) To unite by apposition or contact, as two vessels in an animal body.

Inosculate (v. t.) To unite intimately; to cause to become as one.

Inosculation (n.) The junction or connection of vessels, channels, or passages, so that their contents pass from one to the other; union by mouths or ducts; anastomosis; intercommunication; as, inosculation of veins, etc.

Inosinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, inosite; as, inosinic acid.

Inosite (n.) A white crystalline substance with a sweet taste, found in certain animal tissues and fluids, particularly in the muscles of the heart and lungs, also in some plants, as in unripe pease, beans, potato sprouts, etc. Called also phaseomannite.

Inoxidizable (a.) Incapable of being oxidized; as, gold and platinum are inoxidizable in the air.

Inoxidize (v. i.) To prevent or hinder oxidation, rust, or decay; as, inoxidizing oils or varnishes.

In posse () In possibility; possible, although not yet in existence or come to pass; -- contradistinguished from in esse.

Inquartation (n.) Quartation.

Inquest (n.) Inquiry; quest; search.

Inquest (n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination, esp. before a jury; as, a coroner's inquest in case of a sudden death.

Inquest (n.) A body of men assembled under authority of law to inquire into any matterm civil or criminal, particularly any case of violent or sudden death; a jury, particularly a coroner's jury. The grand jury is sometimes called the grand inquest. See under Grand.

Inquest (n.) The finding of the jury upon such inquiry.

Inquiet (v. t.) To disquiet.

Inquietation (n.) Disturbance.

Inquietness (n.) Unquietness.

Inquietude (n.) Disturbed state; uneasiness either of body or mind; restlessness; disquietude.

Inquiline (n.) A gallfly which deposits its eggs in galls formed by other insects.

Inquinate (v. t.) To defile; to pollute; to contaminate; to befoul.

Inquination (n.) A defiling; pollution; stain.

Inquirable (a.) Capable of being inquired into; subject or liable to inquisition or inquest.

Inquirance (n.) Inquiry.

Inquired (imp. & p. p.) of Inquire

Inquiring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inquire

Inquire (v. i.) To ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries.

Inquire (v. i.) To seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knoledge; to make examination.

Inquire (v. t.) To ask about; to seek to know by asking; to make examination or inquiry respecting.

Inquire (v. t.) To call or name.

Inquirent (a.) Making inquiry; inquiring; questioning.

Inquirer (n.) One who inquires or examines; questioner; investigator.

Inquiring (a.) Given to inquiry; disposed to investigate causes; curious; as, an inquiring mind.

Inquiringly (adv.) In an inquiring manner.

Inquiries (pl. ) of Inquiry

Inquiry (n.) The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; a question or questioning.

Inquiry (n.) Search for truth, information, or knoledge; examination into facts or principles; research; invextigation; as, physical inquiries.

Inquisible (a.) Admitting judicial inquiry.

Inquisition (n.) The act of inquiring; inquiry; search; examination; inspection; investigation.

Inquisition (n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination; inquest.

Inquisition (n.) The finding of a jury, especially such a finding under a writ of inquiry.

Inquisition (n.) A court or tribunal for the examination and punishment of heretics, fully established by Pope Gregory IX. in 1235. Its operations were chiefly confined to Spain, Portugal, and their dependencies, and a part of Italy.

Inquisition (v. t.) To make inquisistion concerning; to inquire into.

Inquisitional (a.) Relating to inquiry or inquisition; inquisitorial; also, of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Inquisition.

Inquisitionary (a.) Inquisitional.

Inquisitive (a.) Disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer.

Inquisitive (a.) Given to examination, investigation, or research; searching; curious.

Inquisitive (n.) A person who is inquisitive; one curious in research.

Inquisitively (adv.) In an inquisitive manner.

Inquisitiveness (n.) The quality or state of being inquisitive; the disposition to seek explanation and information; curiosity to learn what is unknown; esp., uncontrolled and impertinent curiosity.

Inquisitor (n.) An inquisitive person; one fond of asking questions.

Inquisitor (n.) One whose official duty it is to examine and inquire, as coroners, sheriffs, etc.

Inquisitor (n.) A member of the Court of Inquisition.

Inquisitorial (a.) Pertaining to inquisition; making rigorous and unfriendly inquiry; searching; as, inquisitorial power.

Inquisitorial (a.) Pertaining to the Court of Inquisition or resembling its practices.

Inquisitorially (adv.) In an inquisitorial manner.

Inquisitorious (a.) Making strict inquiry; inquisitorial.

Inquisiturient (a.) Inquisitorial.

Inracinate (v. t.) To enroot or implant.

Inrailed (imp. & p. p.) of Inrail

Inrailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inrail

Inrail (v. t.) To rail in; to inclose or surround, as with rails.

Inreristered (imp. & p. p.) of Inregister

Inregistering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inregister

Inregister (v. t.) To register; to enter, as in a register.

Inroad (n.) The entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment.

Inroaded (imp. & p. p.) of Inroad

Inroading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inroad

Inroad (v. t.) To make an inroad into; to invade.

Inroll (v. t.) See Enroll.

Inrunning (n.) The act or the place of entrance; an inlet.

Inrush (n.) A rush inwards; as, the inrush of the tide.

Inrush (v. i.) To rush in.

Insabbatati (n. pl.) The Waldenses; -- so called from their peculiary cut or marked sabots, or shoes.

Insafety (n.) Insecurity; danger.

Insalivation (n.) The mixing of the food with the saliva and other secretions of the mouth in eating.

Insalubrious (a.) Not salubrious or healthful; unwholesome; as, an insalubrious air or climate.

Insalubrity (n.) Unhealthfulness; unwholesomeness; as, the insalubrity of air, water, or climate.

Insalutary (a.) Not salutary or wholesome; unfavorable to health.

Insalutary (a.) Not tending to safety; productive of evil.

Insanability (n.) The state of being insanable or incurable; insanableness.

Insanable (a.) Not capable of being healed; incurable; irremediable.

Insanableness (n.) The state of being insanable; insanability; incurableness.

Insanably (adv.) In an incurable manner.

Insane (a.) Exhibiting unsoundness or disorded of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.

Insane (a.) Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.

Insane (a.) Causing insanity or madness.

Insane (a.) Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.

Insanely (adv.) Without reason; madly; foolishly.

Insaneness (n.) Insanity; madness.

Insaniate (v. t.) To render unsound; to make mad.

Insanie (n.) Insanity.

Insanitary (a.) Not sanitary; unhealthy; as, insanitary conditions of drainage.

Insanitation (n.) Lack of sanitation; careless or dangerous hygienic conditions.

Insanity (n.) The state of being insane; unsoundness or derangement of mind; madness; lunacy.

Insanity (n.) Such a mental condition, as, either from the existence of delusions, or from incapacity to distinguish between right and wrong, with regard to any matter under action, does away with individual responsibility.

Insapory (a.) Tasteless; unsavory.

Insatiability (n.) The state or quality of being insatiable; insatiableness.

Insatiable (a.) Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; very greedy; as, an insatiable appetite, thirst, or desire.

Insatiableness (n.) Greediness of appetite that can not be satisfied or appeased; insatiability.

Insatiably (adv.) In an insatiable manner or degree; unappeasably.

Insatiate (a.) Insatiable; as, insatiate thirst.

Insatiately (adv.) Insatiably.

Insatiateness (n.) The state of being insatiate.

Insatiety (n.) Insatiableness.

Insatisfaction (n.) Insufficiency; emptiness.

Insatisfaction (n.) Dissatisfaction.

Insaturable (a.) Not capable of being saturated or satisfied.

Inscience (n.) Want of knowledge; ignorance.

Inscient (a.) Having little or no knowledge; ignorant; stupid; silly.

Inscient (a.) Having knowledge or insight; intelligent.

Insconce (v. t.) See Ensconce.

Inscribable (a.) Capable of being inscribed, -- used specif. (Math.) of solids or plane figures capable of being inscribed in other solids or figures.

Inscribableness (n.) Quality of being inscribable.

Inscribed (imp. & p. p.) of Inscribe

Inscribing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inscribe

Inscribe (v. t.) To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint.

Inscribe (v. t.) To mark with letters, charakters, or words.

Inscribe (v. t.) To assign or address to; to commend to by a shot address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend.

Inscribe (v. t.) To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory.

Inscribe (v. t.) To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries.

Inscriber (n.) One who inscribes.

Inscriptible (a.) Capable of being inscribed; inscribable.

Inscription (n.) The act or process of inscribing.

Inscription (n.) That which is inscribed; something written or engraved; especially, a word or words written or engraved on a solid substance for preservation or public inspection; as, inscriptions on monuments, pillars, coins, medals, etc.

Inscription (n.) A line of division or intersection; as, the tendinous inscriptions, or intersections, of a muscle.

Inscription (n.) An address, consignment, or informal dedication, as of a book to a person, as a mark of respect or an invitation of patronage.

Inscriptive (a.) Bearing inscription; of the character or nature of an inscription.

Inscrolled (imp. & p. p.) of Inscroll

Inscrolling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inscroll

Inscroll (v. t.) To write on a scroll; to record.

Inscrutability (n.) The quality or state of being inscrutable; inscrutableness.

Inscrutable (a.) Unsearchable; incapable of being searched into and understood by inquiry or study; impossible or difficult to be explained or accounted for satisfactorily; obscure; incomprehensible; as, an inscrutable design or event.

Inscrutableness (n.) The quality or state of being inscrutable; inscrutability.

Inscrutably (adv.) In an inscrutable manner.

Insculp (v. t.) To engrave; to carve; to sculpture.

Insculption (n.) Inscription.

Insculpture (n.) An engraving, carving, or inscription.

Insculptured (p. a.) Engraved.

Inseamed (imp. & p. p.) of Inseam

Inseaming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inseam

Inseam (v. t.) To impress or mark with a seam or cicatrix.

Insearch (v. t.) To make search after; to investigate or examine; to ensearch.

Insecable (a.) Incapable of being divided by cutting; indivisible.

Insect (n.) One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.

Insect (n.) Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or scorpion.

Insect (n.) Any small crustacean. In a wider sense, the word is often loosely applied to various small invertebrates.

Insect (n.) Fig.: Any small, trivial, or contemptible person or thing.

Insect (a.) Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.

Insect (a.) Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.

Insecta (n. pl.) One of the classes of Arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs of mouth organs, and breathe air by means of tracheae, opening by spiracles along the sides of the body. In this sense it includes the Hexapoda, or six-legged insects and the Myriapoda, with numerous legs. See Insect, n.

Insecta (n.) In a more restricted sense, the Hexapoda alone. See Hexapoda.

Insecta (n.) In the most general sense, the Hexapoda, Myriapoda, and Arachnoidea, combined.

Insectary (n.) A place for keeping living insects.

Insectation (n.) The act of pursuing; pursuit; harassment; persecution.

Insectator (n.) A pursuer; a persecutor; a censorious critic.

Insected (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or resembling, an insect.

Insecticide (n.) An agent or preparation for destroying insects; an insect powder.

Insectile (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, insects.

Insection (n.) A cutting in; incisure; incision.

Insectivora (n. pl.) An order of mammals which feed principally upon insects.

Insectivora (n. pl.) A division of the Cheiroptera, including the common or insect-eating bats.

Insectivores (pl. ) of Insectivore

Insectivore (n.) One of the Insectivora.

Insectivorous (a.) Feeding or subsisting on insects; carnivorous.

Insectivorous (a.) plants which have some special adaptation for catching and digesting insects, as the sundew, Venus's flytrap, Sarracenia, etc.

Insectivorous (a.) the Insectivora, and to many bats, birds, and reptiles.

Insectologer (n.) An entomologist.

Insectology (n.) Entomology.

Insecure (a.) Not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss.

Insecure (a.) Not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss.

Insecurely (adv.) In an insecure manner.

Insecureness (n.) Insecurity.

Insecurities (pl. ) of Insecurity

Insecurity (n.) The condition or quality of being insecure; want of safety; danger; hazard; as, the insecurity of a building liable to fire; insecurity of a debt.

Insecurity (n.) The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; want of confidence.

Insecution (n.) A following after; close pursuit.

Inseminate (v. t.) To sow; to impregnate.

Insemination (n.) A sowing.

Insensate (a.) Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish.

Insense (v. t.) To make to understand; to instruct.

Insensibility (n.) The state or quality of being insensible; want of sensibility; torpor; unconsciousness; as, the insensibility produced by a fall, or by opiates.

Insensibility (n.) Want of tenderness or susceptibility of emotion or passion; dullness; stupidity.

Insensible (a.) Destitute of the power of feeling or perceiving; wanting bodily sensibility.

Insensible (a.) Not susceptible of emotion or passion; void of feeling; apathetic; unconcerned; indifferent; as, insensible to danger, fear, love, etc.; -- often used with of or to.

Insensible (a.) Incapable of being perceived by the senses; imperceptible. Hence: Progressing by imperceptible degrees; slow; gradual; as, insensible motion.

Insensible (a.) Not sensible or reasonable; meaningless.

Insensibleness (n.) Insensibility.

Insensibly (adv.) In a manner not to be felt or perceived; imperceptibly; gradually.

Insensitive (a.) Not sensitive; wanting sensation, or wanting acute sensibility.

Insensuous (a.) Not sensuous; not pertaining to, affecting, or addressing, the senses.

Insentiment (a.) Not sentient; not having perception, or the power of perception.

Inseparability (n.) The quality or state of being inseparable; inseparableness.

Inseparable (a.) Not separable; incapable of being separated or disjoined.

Inseparable (a.) Invariably attached to some word, stem, or root; as, the inseparable particle un-.

Inseparableness (n.) The quality or state of being inseparable; inseparability.

Inseparably (adv.) In an inseparable manner or condition; so as not to be separable.

Inseparate (a.) Not separate; together; united.

Inseparately (adv.) Inseparably.

Inserted (imp. & p. p.) of Insert

Inserting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insert

Insert (v. t.) To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper.

Inserted (a.) Situated upon, attached to, or growing out of, some part; -- said especially of the parts of the flower; as, the calyx, corolla, and stamens of many flowers are inserted upon the receptacle.

Inserting (n.) A setting in.

Inserting (n.) Something inserted or set in, as lace, etc., in garments.

Insertion (n.) The act of inserting; as, the insertion of scions in stocks; the insertion of words or passages in writings.

Insertion (n.) The condition or mode of being inserted or attached; as, the insertion of stamens in a calyx.

Insertion (n.) That which is set in or inserted, especially a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric.

Insertion (n.) The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin.

Inserve (v. i.) To be of use to an end; to serve.

Inservient (a.) Conducive; instrumental.

Insession (n.) The act of sitting, as in a tub or bath.

Insession (n.) That in which one sits, as a bathing tub.

Insessores (pl. ) of Insessor

Insessor (n.) One of the Insessores. The group includes most of the common singing birds.

Insessores (n. pl.) An order of birds, formerly established to include the perching birds, but now generally regarded as an artificial group.

Insessorial (a.) Pertaining to, or having the character of, perching birds.

Insessorial (a.) Belonging or pertaining to the Insessores.

Inset (v. t.) To infix.

Inset (n.) That which is inserted or set in; an insertion.

Inset (n.) One or more separate leaves inserted in a volume before binding; as: (a) A portion of the printed sheet in certain sizes of books which is cut off before folding, and set into the middle of the folded sheet to complete the succession of paging; -- also called offcut. (b) A page or pages of advertisements inserted.

Inseverable (a.) Incapable of being severed; indivisible; inseparable.

Inshaded (a.) Marked with different shades.

Inshave (n.) A plane for shaving or dressing the concave or inside faces of barrel staves.

Insheathe (v. t.) To insert as in a sheath; to sheathe.

Inshell (v. t.) To hide in a shell.

Inship (v. t.) To embark.

Inshore (a.) Being near or moving towards the shore; as, inshore fisheries; inshore currents.

Inshore (adv.) Towards the shore; as, the boat was headed inshore.

Inshrine (v. t.) See Enshrine.

Insiccation (n.) The act or process of drying in.

Inside (adv.) Within the sides of; in the interior; contained within; as, inside a house, book, bottle, etc.

Inside (a.) Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration.

Inside (a.) Adapted to the interior.

Inside (n.) The part within; interior or internal portion; content.

Inside (n.) The inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which is within; private thoughts and feelings.

Inside (n.) An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside.

Insidiate (v. t.) To lie in ambush for.

Insidiator (n.) One who lies in ambush.

Insidious (a.) Lying in wait; watching an opportunity to insnare or entrap; deceitful; sly; treacherous; -- said of persons; as, the insidious foe.

Insidious (a.) Intended to entrap; characterized by treachery and deceit; as, insidious arts.

Insight (n.) A sight or view of the interior of anything; a deep inspection or view; introspection; -- frequently used with into.

Insight (n.) Power of acute observation and deduction; penetration; discernment; perception.

Insignia (n. pl.) Distinguishing marks of authority, office, or honor; badges; tokens; decorations; as, the insignia of royalty or of an order.

Insignia (n. pl.) Typical and characteristic marks or signs, by which anything is known or distinguished; as, the insignia of a trade.

Insignificance (n.) The condition or quality of being insignificant; want of significance, sense, or meaning; as, the insignificance of words or phrases.

Insignificance (n.) Want of force or effect; unimportance; pettiness; inefficacy; as, the insignificance of human art.

Insignificance (n.) Want of claim to consideration or notice; want of influence or standing; meanness.

Insignificancy (n.) Insignificance.

Insignificant (a.) Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words.

Insignificant (a.) Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile.

Insignificant (a.) Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person.

Insignificantly (adv.) without significance, importance, or effect; to no purpose.

Insignificative (a.) Not expressing meaning; not significant.

Insignment (n.) A token, mark, or explanation.

Insimulate (v. t.) To accuse.

Insincere (a.) Not being in truth what one appears to be; not sincere; dissembling; hypocritical; disingenuous; deceitful; false; -- said of persons; also of speech, thought; etc.; as, insincere declarations.

Insincere (a.) Disappointing; imperfect; unsound.

Insincerely (adv.) Without sincerity.

Insincerity (n.) The quality of being insincere; want of sincerity, or of being in reality what one appears to be; dissimulation; hypocritical; deceitfulness; hollowness; untrustworthiness; as, the insincerity of a professed friend; the insincerity of professions of regard.

Insinewed (imp. & p. p.) of Insinew

Insinewing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insinew

Insinew (v. t.) To strengthen, as with sinews; to invigorate.

Insinuant (a.) Insinuating; insinuative.

Insinuated (imp. & p. p.) of Insinuate

Insinuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insinuate

Insinuate (v. t.) To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow passage, or a gentle, persistent movement.

Insinuate (v. t.) To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill.

Insinuate (v. t.) To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; -- often used derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything?

Insinuate (v. t.) To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; -- used reflexively.

Insinuate (v. i.) To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices.

Insinuate (v. i.) To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by flattery or cunning.

Insinuating (a.) Winding, creeping, or flowing in, quietly or stealthily; suggesting; winning favor and confidence insensibly.

Insinuatingly (adv.) By insinuation.

Insinuation (n.) The act or process of insinuating; a creeping, winding, or flowing in.

Insinuation (n.) The act of gaining favor, affection, or influence, by gentle or artful means; -- formerly used in a good sense, as of friendly influence or interposition.

Insinuation (n.) The art or power of gaining good will by a prepossessing manner.

Insinuation (n.) That which is insinuated; a hint; a suggestion or intimation by distant allusion; as, slander may be conveyed by insinuations.

Insinuative (a.) Stealing on or into the confidence or affections; having power to gain favor.

Insinuative (a.) Using insinuations; giving hints; insinuating; as, insinuative remark.

Insinuator (n.) One who, or that which, insinuates.

Insinuatory (a.) Insinuative.

Insipid (a.) Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food.

Insipid (a.) Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition.

Insipidity (n.) Alt. of Insipidness

Insipidness (n.) The quality or state of being insipid; vapidity.

Insipidly (adv.) In an insipid manner; without taste, life, or spirit; flatly.

Insipience (n.) Want of intelligence; stupidity; folly.

Insipient (a.) Wanting wisdom; stupid; foolish.

Insipient (n.) An insipient person.

Insisted (imp. & p. p.) of Insist

Insisting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insist

Insist (v. i.) To stand or rest; to find support; -- with in, on, or upon.

Insist (v. i.) To take a stand and refuse to give way; to hold to something firmly or determinedly; to be persistent, urgent, or pressing; to persist in demanding; -- followed by on, upon, or that; as, he insisted on these conditions; he insisted on going at once; he insists that he must have money.

Insistence (n.) The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency.

Insistent (a.) Standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall.

Insistent (a.) Insisting; persistent; persevering.

Insistent (a.) See Incumbent.

Insistently (adv.) In an insistent manner.

Insisture (n.) A dwelling or standing on something; fixedness; persistence.

Insitency (n.) Freedom from thirst.

Insition (n.) The insertion of a scion in a stock; ingraftment.

In situ () In its natural position or place; -- said of a rock or fossil, when found in the situation in which it was originally formed or deposited.

Insnared (imp. & p. p.) of Insnare

Insnaring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insnare

Insnare (v. t.) To catch in a snare; to entrap; to take by artificial means.

Insnare (v. t.) To take by wiles, stratagem, or deceit; to involve in difficulties or perplexities; to seduce by artifice; to inveigle; to allure; to entangle.

Insnarer (n.) One who insnares.

Insnarl (v. t.) To make into a snarl or knot; to entangle; to snarl.

Insobriety (n.) Want of sobriety, moderation, or calmness; intemperance; drunkenness.

Insociability (n.) The quality of being insociable; want of sociability; unsociability.

Insociable (a.) Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.

Insociable (a.) Not sociable or companionable; disinclined to social intercourse or conversation; unsociable; taciturn.

Insociably (adv.) Unsociably.

Insociate (a.) Not associate; without a companion; single; solitary; recluse.

Insolated (imp. & p. p.) of Insolate

Insolating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insolate

Insolate (v. t.) To dry in, or to expose to, the sun's rays; to ripen or prepare by such exposure.

Insolation (n.) The act or process to exposing to the rays of the sun fro the purpose of drying or maturing, as fruits, drugs, etc., or of rendering acid, as vinegar.

Insolation (n.) A sunstroke.

Insolation (n.) Exposure of a patient to the sun's rays; a sun bath.

Insole (n.) The inside sole of a boot or shoe; also, a loose, thin strip of leather, felt, etc., placed inside the shoe for warmth or ease.

Insolence (n.) The quality of being unusual or novel.

Insolence (n.) The quality of being insolent; pride or haughtiness manifested in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others; arrogant contempt; brutal impudence.

Insolence (n.) Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.

Insolence (v. t.) To insult.

Insolency (n.) Insolence.

Insolent (a.) Deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual.

Insolent (a.) Haughty and contemptuous or brutal in behavior or language; overbearing; domineering; grossly rude or disrespectful; saucy; as, an insolent master; an insolent servant.

Insolent (a.) Proceeding from or characterized by insolence; insulting; as, insolent words or behavior.

Insolently (adv.) In an insolent manner.

Insolidity (n.) Want of solidity; weakness; as, the insolidity of an argument.

Insolubility (n.) The quality or state of being insoluble or not dissolvable, as in a fluid.

Insolubility (n.) The quality of being inexplicable or insolvable.

Insoluble (a.) Not soluble; in capable or difficult of being dissolved, as by a liquid; as, chalk is insoluble in water.

Insoluble (a.) Not to be solved or explained; insolvable; as, an insoluble doubt, question, or difficulty.

Insoluble (a.) Strong.

Insolubleness (n.) The quality or state of being insoluble; insolubility.

Insolvable (a.) Not solvable; insoluble; admitting no solution or explanation; as, an insolvable problem or difficulty.

Insolvable (a.) Incapable of being paid or discharged, as debts.

Insolvable (a.) Not capable of being loosed or disentangled; inextricable.

Insolvencies (pl. ) of Insolvency

Insolvency (n.) The condition of being insolvent; the state or condition of a person who is insolvent; the condition of one who is unable to pay his debts as they fall due, or in the usual course of trade and business; as, a merchant's insolvency.

Insolvency (n.) Insufficiency to discharge all debts of the owner; as, the insolvency of an estate.

Insolvent (a.) Not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor.

Insolvent (a.) Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner; as, an insolvent estate.

Insolvent (a.) Relating to persons unable to pay their debts.

Insolvent (n.) One who is insolvent; as insolvent debtor; -- in England, before 1861, especially applied to persons not traders.

Insomnia (n.) Want of sleep; inability to sleep; wakefulness; sleeplessness.

Insomnious (a.) Restless; sleepless.

Insomnolence (n.) Sleeplessness.

Insomuch (adv.) So; to such a degree; in such wise; -- followed by that or as, and formerly sometimes by both. Cf. Inasmuch.

Insonorous (a.) Not clear or melodious.

Insooth (adv.) In sooth; truly.

Insouciance (n.) Carelessness; heedlessness; thoughtlessness; unconcern.

Insouciant (a.) Careless; heedless; indifferent; unconcerned.

Insoul (v. t.) To set a soul in; reflexively, to fix one's strongest affections on.

Inspan (v. t. & i.) To yoke or harness, as oxen to a vehicle.

Inspected (imp. & p. p.) of Inspect

Inspecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspect

Inspect (v. t.) To look upon; to view closely and critically, esp. in order to ascertain quality or condition, to detect errors, etc., to examine; to scrutinize; to investigate; as, to inspect conduct.

Inspect (v. t.) To view and examine officially, as troops, arms, goods offered, work done for the public, etc.; to oversee; to superintend.

Inspect (v. t.) Inspection.

Inspecttion (n.) The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation.

Inspecttion (n.) The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence.

Inspective (a.) Engaged in inspection; inspecting; involving inspection.

Inspector (n.) One who inspects, views, or oversees; one to whom the supervision of any work is committed; one who makes an official view or examination, as a military or civil officer; a superintendent; a supervisor; an overseer.

Inspectorate (n.) Inspectorship.

Inspectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an inspector or to inspection.

Inspectorship (n.) The office of an inspector.

Inspectorship (n.) The district embraced by an inspector's jurisdiction.

Inspectress (n.) A female inspector.

Insperse (v. t.) To sprinkle; to scatter.

Inspersion (n.) The act of sprinkling.

Inspeximus (n.) The first word of ancient charters in England, confirming a grant made by a former king; hence, a royal grant.

Insphered (imp. & p. p.) of Insphere

Insphering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insphere

Insphere (v. t.) To place in, or as in, an orb a sphere. Cf. Ensphere.

Inspirable (a.) Capable of being inspired or drawn into the lungs; inhalable; respirable; admitting inspiration.

Inspiration (n.) The act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; specif. (Physiol.), the drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm; -- the opposite of expiration.

Inspiration (n.) The act or power of exercising an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result of such influence which quickens or stimulates; as, the inspiration of occasion, of art, etc.

Inspiration (n.) A supernatural divine influence on the prophets, apostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to communicate moral or religious truth with authority; a supernatural influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth; also, the truth communicated.

Inspirational (a.) Pertaining to inspiration.

Inspirationist (n.) One who holds to inspiration.

Inspirator (n.) A kind of injector for forcing water by steam. See Injector, n., 2.

Inspirtory (a.) Pertaining to, or aiding, inspiration; as, the inspiratory muscles.

Inspire (v. t.) To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.

Inspire (v. t.) To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.

Inspire (v. t.) To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale; -- opposed to expire.

Inspire (v. t.) To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.

Inspire (v. t.) To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to; as, to inspire a child with sentiments of virtue.

Inspired (imp. & p. p.) of Inspire

Inspiring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspire

Inspire (v. i.) To draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; -- opposed to expire.

Inspire (v. i.) To breathe; to blow gently.

Inspired (a.) Breathed in; inhaled.

Inspired (a.) Moved or animated by, or as by, a supernatural influence; affected by divine inspiration; as, the inspired prophets; the inspired writers.

Inspired (a.) Communicated or given as by supernatural or divine inspiration; having divine authority; hence, sacred, holy; -- opposed to uninspired, profane, or secular; as, the inspired writings, that is, the Scriptures.

Inspirer (n.) One who, or that which, inspirer.

Inspiring (a.) Animating; cheering; moving; exhilarating; as, an inspiring or scene.

Inspirited (imp. & p. p.) of Inspirit

Inspiriting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspirit

Inspirit (v. t.) To infuse new life or spirit into; to animate; to encourage; to invigorate.

Inspissated (imp. & p. p.) of Inspissate

Inspissating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inspissate

Inspissate (v. t.) To thicken or bring to greater consistence, as fluids by evaporation.

Inspissate (a.) Thick or thickened; inspissated.

Inspissation (n.) The act or the process of inspissating, or thickening a fluid substance, as by evaporation; also, the state of being so thickened.

Instabilities (pl. ) of Instability

Instability (n.) The quality or condition of being unstable; want of stability, firmness, or steadiness; liability to give way or to fail; insecurity; precariousness; as, the instability of a building.

Instability (n.) Lack of determination of fixedness; inconstancy; fickleness; mutability; changeableness; as, instability of character, temper, custom, etc.

Instable (a.) Not stable; not standing fast or firm; unstable; prone to change or recede from a purpose; mutable; inconstant.

Instableness (n.) Instability; unstableness.

Installed (imp. & p. p.) of Install

Installing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Install

Install (v. t.) To set in a seat; to give a place to; establish (one) in a place.

Install (v. t.) To place in an office, rank, or order; to invest with any charge by the usual ceremonies; to instate; to induct; as, to install an ordained minister as pastor of a church; to install a college president.

Installation (n.) The act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual rites or ceremonies; as, the installation of an ordained minister in a parish.

Installation (n.) The whole of a system of machines, apparatus, and accessories, when set up and arranged for practical working, as in electric lighting, transmission of power, etc.

Installment (n.) The act of installing; installation.

Installment (n.) The seat in which one is placed.

Installment (n.) A portion of a debt, or sum of money, which is divided into portions that are made payable at different times. Payment by installment is payment by parts at different times, the amounts and times being often definitely stipulated.

Instamp (v. t.) See Enstamp.

Instance (n.) The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.

Instance (n.) That which is instant or urgent; motive.

Instance (n.) Occasion; order of occurrence.

Instance (n.) That which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example.

Instance (n.) A token; a sign; a symptom or indication.

Instanced (imp. & p. p.) of Instance

Instancing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instance

Instance (v. t.) To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.

Instance (v. i.) To give an example.

Instancy (n.) Instance; urgency.

Instant (a.) Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest.

Instant (a.) Closely pressing or impending in respect to time; not deferred; immediate; without delay.

Instant (a.) Present; current.

Instant (adv.) Instantly.

Instant (a.) A point in duration; a moment; a portion of time too short to be estimated; also, any particular moment.

Instant (a.) A day of the present or current month; as, the sixth instant; -- an elliptical expression equivalent to the sixth of the month instant, i. e., the current month. See Instant, a., 3.

Instantaneity (n.) Quality of being instantaneous.

Instantaneous (a.) Done or occurring in an instant, or without any perceptible duration of time; as, the passage of electricity appears to be instantaneous.

Instantaneous (a.) At or during a given instant; as, instantaneous acceleration, velocity, etc.

Instanter (a.) Immediately; instantly; at once; as, he left instanter.

Instantly (adv.) Without the least delay or interval; at once; immediately.

Instantly (adv.) With urgency or importunity; earnestly; pressingly.

Instar (v. t.) To stud as with stars.

Instated (imp. & p. p.) of Instate

Instating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instate

Instate (v. t.) To set, place, or establish, as in a rank, office, or condition; to install; to invest; as, to instate a person in greatness or in favor.

Instaurated (imp. & p. p.) of Instaurate

Instaurating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instaurate

Instaurate (v. t.) To renew or renovate.

Instauration (n.) Restoration after decay, lapse, or dilapidation; renewal; repair; renovation; renaissance.

Instaurator (n.) One who renews or restores to a former condition.

Instaure (v. t.) To renew or renovate; to instaurate.

Instead (adv.) In the place or room; -- usually followed by of.

Instead (adv.) Equivalent; equal to; -- usually with of.

Insteeped (imp. & p. p.) of Insteep

Insteeping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insteep

Insteep (v. t.) To steep or soak; to drench.

Instep (n.) The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint.

Instep (n.) That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals, between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint.

Instigated (imp. & p. p.) of Instigate

Instigating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instigate

Instigate (v. t.) To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions; as to instigate one to a crime.

Instigatingly (adv.) Incitingly; temptingly.

Instigation (n.) The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; esp. to evil or wickedness.

Instigator (n.) One who instigates or incites.

Instilled (imp. & p. p.) of Instill

Instilling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instill

Instill (v. t.) To drop in; to pour in drop by drop; hence, to impart gradually; to infuse slowly; to cause to be imbibed.

Instillation (n.) The of instilling; also, that which is instilled.

Instilllator (n.) An instiller.

Instilllatory (a.) Belonging to instillation.

Instiller (n.) One who instills.

Instillment (n.) The act of instilling; also, that which is instilled.

Instimulate (v. t.) Not to stimulate; to soothe; to quiet.

Instimulate (v. t.) To stimulate; to excite.

Instimulation (n.) Stimulation.

Instinct (a.) Urged or stimulated from within; naturally moved or impelled; imbued; animated; alive; quick; as, birds instinct with life.

Instinct (a.) Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to any mode of action, whether bodily, or mental, without a distinct apprehension of the end or object to be accomplished.

Instinct (a.) Specif., the natural, unreasoning, impulse by which an animal is guided to the performance of any action, without of improvement in the method.

Instinct (a.) A natural aptitude or knack; a predilection; as, an instinct for order; to be modest by instinct.

Instinct (v. t.) To impress, as an animating power, or instinct.

Instinction (n.) Instinct; incitement; inspiration.

Instinctive (a.) Of or pertaining to instinct; derived from, or prompted by, instinct; of the nature of instinct; determined by natural impulse or propensity; acting or produced without reasoning, deliberation, instruction, or experience; spontaneous.

Instinctively (adv.) In an instinctive manner; by force of instinct; by natural impulse.

Instinctivity (n.) The quality of being instinctive, or prompted by instinct.

Instipulate (a.) See Exstipulate.

Institute (p. a.) Established; organized; founded.

Instituted (imp. & p. p.) of Institute

Instituting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Institute

Institute (v. t.) To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc.

Institute (v. t.) To originate and establish; to found; to organize; as, to institute a court, or a society.

Institute (v. t.) To nominate; to appoint.

Institute (v. t.) To begin; to commence; to set on foot; as, to institute an inquiry; to institute a suit.

Institute (v. t.) To ground or establish in principles and rudiments; to educate; to instruct.

Institute (v. t.) To invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls.

Institute (a.) The act of instituting; institution.

Institute (a.) That which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom.

Institute (a.) Hence: An elementary and necessary principle; a precept, maxim, or rule, recognized as established and authoritative; usually in the plural, a collection of such principles and precepts; esp., a comprehensive summary of legal principles and decisions; as, the Institutes of Justinian; Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England. Cf. Digest, n.

Institute (n.) An institution; a society established for the promotion of learning, art, science, etc.; a college; as, the Institute of Technology; also, a building owned or occupied by such an institute; as, the Cooper Institute.

Institute (n.) The person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation.

Instituter (n.) An institutor.

Institution (n.) The act or process of instituting; as: (a) Establishment; foundation; enactment; as, the institution of a school.

Institution (n.) Instruction; education.

Institution (n.) The act or ceremony of investing a clergyman with the spiritual part of a benefice, by which the care of souls is committed to his charge.

Institution (n.) That which instituted or established

Institution (n.) Established order, method, or custom; enactment; ordinance; permanent form of law or polity.

Institution (n.) An established or organized society or corporation; an establishment, especially of a public character, or affecting a community; a foundation; as, a literary institution; a charitable institution; also, a building or the buildings occupied or used by such organization; as, the Smithsonian Institution.

Institution (n.) Anything forming a characteristic and persistent feature in social or national life or habits.

Institution (n.) That which institutes or instructs; a textbook; a system of elements or rules; an institute.

Institutional (a.) Pertaining to, or treating of, institutions; as, institutional legends.

Institutional (a.) Instituted by authority.

Institutional (a.) Elementary; rudimental.

Institutionary (a.) Relating to an institution, or institutions.

Institutionary (a.) Containing the first principles or doctrines; elemental; rudimentary.

Institutist (n.) A writer or compiler of, or a commentator on, institutes.

Institutive (a.) Tending or intended to institute; having the power to establish.

Institutive (a.) Established; depending on, or characterized by, institution or order.

Institutively (adv.) In conformity with an institution.

Institutor (n.) One who institutes, founds, ordains, or establishes.

Institutor (n.) One who educates; an instructor.

Institutor (n.) A presbyter appointed by the bishop to institute a rector or assistant minister over a parish church.

Instop (v. t.) To stop; to close; to make fast; as, to instop the seams.

Instore (v. t.) To store up; to inclose; to contain.

Instratified (a.) Interstratified.

Instruct (a.) Arranged; furnished; provided.

Instruct (a.) Instructed; taught; enlightened.

Instructed (imp. & p. p.) of Instruct

Instructing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Instruct

Instruct (v. t.) To put in order; to form; to prepare.

Instruct (v. t.) To form by communication of knowledge; to inform the mind of; to impart knowledge or information to; to enlighten; to teach; to discipline.

Instruct (v. t.) To furnish with directions; to advise; to direct; to command; as, the judge instructs the jury.

Instructer (n.) See Instructor.

Instructible (a.) Capable of being instructed; teachable; docible.

Instruction (n.) The act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with knowledge; information.

Instruction (n.) That which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted

Instruction (n.) Precept; information; teachings.

Instruction (n.) Direction; order; command.

Instructional (a.) Pertaining to, or promoting, instruction; educational.

Instructive (a.) Conveying knowledge; serving to instruct or inform; as, experience furnishes very instructive lessons.

Instructor (n.) One who instructs; one who imparts knowledge to another; a teacher.

Instructress (n.) A woman who instructs; a preceptress; a governess.

Instrument (n.) That by means of which any work is performed, or result is effected; a tool; a utensil; an implement; as, the instruments of a mechanic; astronomical instruments.

Instrument (n.) A contrivance or implement, by which musical sounds are produced; as, a musical instrument.

Instrument (n.) A writing, as the means of giving formal expression to some act; a writing expressive of some act, contract, process, as a deed, contract, writ, etc.

Instrument (n.) One who, or that which, is made a means, or is caused to serve a purpose; a medium, means, or agent.

Instrument (v. t.) To perform upon an instrument; to prepare for an instrument; as, a sonata instrumented for orchestra.

Instrumental (a.) Acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; as, he was instrumental in conducting the business.

Instrumental (a.) Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music.

Instrumental (a.) Applied to a case expressing means or agency; as, the instrumental case. This is found in Sanskrit as a separate case, but in Greek it was merged into the dative, and in Latin into the ablative. In Old English it was a separate case, but has disappeared, leaving only a few anomalous forms.

Instrumentalist (n.) One who plays upon an instrument of music, as distinguished from a vocalist.

Instrumentalities (pl. ) of Instrumentality

Instrumentality (n.) The quality or condition of being instrumental; that which is instrumental; anything used as a means; medium; agency.

Instrumentally (adv.) By means of an instrument or agency; as means to an end.

Instrumentally (adv.) With instruments of music; as, a song instrumentally accompanied.

Instrumentalness (n.) Usefulness or agency, as means to an end; instrumentality.

Instrumentary (a.) Instrumental.

Instrumentation (n.) The act of using or adapting as an instrument; a series or combination of instruments; means; agency.

Instrumentation (n.) The arrangement of a musical composition for performance by a number of different instruments; orchestration; instrumental composition; composition for an orchestra or military band.

Instrumentation (n.) The act or manner of playing upon musical instruments; performance; as, his instrumentation is perfect.

Instrumentist (n.) A performer on a musical instrument; an instrumentalist.

Instyle (v. t.) To style.

Insuavity (n.) Want of suavity; unpleasantness.

Insubjection (n.) Want of subjection or obedience; a state of disobedience, as to government.

Insubmergible (a.) Not capable of being submerged; buoyant.

Insubmission (n.) Want of submission; disobedience; noncompliance.

Insubordinate (a.) Not submitting to authority; disobedient; rebellious; mutinous.

Insubordination (n.) The quality of being insubordinate; disobedience to lawful authority.

Insubstantial (a.) Unsubstantial; not real or strong.

Insubstantiality (n.) Unsubstantiality; unreality.

Insuccation (n.) The act of soaking or moistening; maceration; solution in the juice of herbs.

Insuccess (n.) Want of success.

Insue (v. i.) See Ensue, v. i.

Insuetude (n.) The state or quality of being unaccustomed; absence of use or habit.

Insufferable (a.) Incapable of being suffered, borne, or endured; insupportable; unendurable; intolerable; as, insufferable heat, cold, or pain; insufferable wrongs.

Insufferable (a.) Offensive beyond endurance; detestable.

Insufferably (adv.) In a manner or to a degree beyond endurance; intolerably; as, a blaze insufferably bright; a person insufferably proud.

Insufficience (n.) Insufficiency.

Insufficiency (n.) The quality or state of being insufficient; want of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequateness; as, the insufficiency of provisions, of an excuse, etc.

Insufficiency (n.) Want of power or skill; inability; incapacity; incompetency; as, the insufficiency of a man for an office.

Insufficient (a.) Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate to any need, use, or purpose; as, the provisions are insufficient in quantity, and defective in quality.

Insufficient (a.) Wanting in strength, power, ability, capacity, or skill; incompetent; incapable; unfit; as, a person insufficient to discharge the duties of an office.

Insufficiently (adv.) In an insufficient manner or degree; unadequately.

Insufflation (n.) The act of breathing on or into anything

Insufflation (n.) The breathing upon a person in the sacrament of baptism to symbolize the inspiration of a new spiritual life.

Insufflation (n.) The act of blowing (a gas, powder, or vapor) into any cavity of the body.

Insuitable (a.) Unsuitable.

Insular (a.) Of or pertaining to an island; of the nature, or possessing the characteristics, of an island; as, an insular climate, fauna, etc.

Insular (a.) Of or pertaining to the people of an island; narrow; circumscribed; illiberal; contracted; as, insular habits, opinions, or prejudices.

Insular (n.) An islander.

Insularity (n.) The state or quality of being an island or consisting of islands; insulation.

Insularity (n.) Narrowness or illiberality of opinion; prejudice; exclusiveness; as, the insularity of the Chinese or of the aristocracy.

Insularly (adv.) In an insular manner.

Insulary (a.) Insular.

Insulated (imp. & p. p.) of Insulate

Insulating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insulate

Insulate (v. t.) To make an island of.

Insulate (v. t.) To place in a detached situation, or in a state having no communication with surrounding objects; to isolate; to separate.

Insulate (v. t.) To prevent the transfer o/ electricity or heat to or from (bodies) by the interposition of nonconductors.

Insulated (p. a.) Standing by itself; not being contiguous to other bodies; separated; unconnected; isolated; as, an insulated house or column.

Insulated (p. a.) Separated from other bodies by means of nonconductors of heat or electricity.

Insulated (p. a.) Situated at so great a distance as to be beyond the effect of gravitation; -- said of stars supposed to be so far apart that the affect of their mutual attraction is insensible.

Insulation (n.) The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.

Insulation (n.) The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; also, the state of a body so separated.

Insulator (n.) One who, or that which, insulates.

Insulator (n.) The substance or body that insulates; a nonconductor.

Insulite (n.) An insulating material, usually some variety of compressed cellulose, made of sawdust, paper pulp, cotton waste, etc.

Insulous (a.) Abounding in islands.

Insulse (a.) Insipid; dull; stupid.

Insulsity (n.) Insipidity; stupidity; dullness.

Insult (v. t.) The act of leaping on; onset; attack.

Insult (v. t.) Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity.

Insulted (imp. & p. p.) of Insult

Insulting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insult

Insult (v. t.) To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.

Insult (v. t.) To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.

Insult (v. i.) To leap or jump.

Insult (v. i.) To behave with insolence; to exult.

Insultable (a.) Capable of being insulted or affronted.

Insultation (n.) The act of insulting; abusive or insolent treatment; insult.

Insultation (n.) Exultation.

Insulter (n.) One who insults.

Insulting (a.) Containing, or characterized by, insult or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc.

Insultment (n.) Insolent treatment; insult.

Insume (v. t.) To take in; to absorb.

Insuperability (n.) The quality or state of being insuperable; insuperableness.

Insuperable (a.) Incapable of being passed over or surmounted; insurmountable; as, insuperable difficulties.

Insupportable (a.) Incapable of being supported or borne; unendurable; insufferable; intolerable; as, insupportable burdens; insupportable pain.

Insupposable (a.) Incapable of being supposed; not supposable; inconceivable.

Insuppressible (a.) That can not be suppressed or concealed; irrepressible.

Insuppressive (a.) Insuppressible.

Insurable (a.) Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, etc.; proper to be insured.

Insurance (n.) The act of insuring, or assuring, against loss or damage by a contingent event; a contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, called premium, one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by certain specified risks. Cf. Assurance, n., 6.

Insurance (n.) The premium paid for insuring property or life.

Insurance (n.) The sum for which life or property is insured.

Insurance (n.) A guaranty, security, or pledge; assurance.

Insurancer (n.) One who effects insurance; an insurer; an underwriter.

Insurant (n.) The person insured.

Insured (imp. & p. p.) of Insure

Insuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insure

Insure (v. t.) To make sure or secure; as, to insure safety to any one.

Insure (v. t.) Specifically, to secure against a loss by a contingent event, on certain stipulated conditions, or at a given rate or premium; to give or to take an insurance on or for; as, a merchant insures his ship or its cargo, or both, against the dangers of the sea; goods and buildings are insured against fire or water; persons are insured against sickness, accident, or death; and sometimes hazardous debts are insured.

Insure (v. i.) To underwrite; to make insurance; as, a company insures at three per cent.

Insurer (n.) One who, or that which, insures; the person or company that contracts to indemnify losses for a premium; an underwriter.

Insurgence (n.) Alt. of Insurgency

Insurgency (n.) A state of insurrection; an uprising; an insurrection.

Insurgent (a.) Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious.

Insurgent (n.) A person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel.

Insurmountability (n.) The state or quality of being insurmountable.

Insurmountable (a.) Incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insuperable; as, insurmountable difficulty or obstacle.

Insurmountableness (n.) The state or quality of being insurmountable; insurmountability.

Insurmountably (adv.) In a manner or to a degree not to be overcome.

Insurrection (n.) A rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state.

Insurrection (n.) A rising in mass to oppose an enemy.

Insurrectional (a.) Pertaining to insurrection; consisting in insurrection.

Insurrectionary (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection; rebellious; seditious.

Insurrectionist (n.) One who favors, or takes part in, insurrection; an insurgent.

Insusceptibility (n.) Want of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive.

Insusceptible (a.) Not susceptible; not capable of being moved, affected, or impressed; that can not feel, receive, or admit; as, a limb insusceptible of pain; a heart insusceptible of pity; a mind insusceptible to flattery.

Insusceptive (a.) Not susceptive or susceptible.

Insusurration (n.) The act of whispering into something.

Inswathed (imp. & p. p.) of Inswathe

Inswating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inswathe

Inswathe (v. t.) To wrap up; to infold; to swathe.

Intact (a.) Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; undefiled; left complete or entire.

Intactible (a.) Alt. of Intactable

Intactable (a.) Not perceptible to the touch.

Intagliated (a.) Engraved in intaglio; as, an intagliated stone.

Intaglius (pl. ) of Intaglio

Intagli (pl. ) of Intaglio

Intaglio (n.) A cutting or engraving; a figure cut into something, as a gem, so as to make a design depressed below the surface of the material; hence, anything so carved or impressed, as a gem, matrix, etc.; -- opposed to cameo. Also used adjectively.

Intail (v. t.) See Entail, v. t.

Intake (n.) The place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; -- opposed to outlet.

Intake (n.) the beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or cylinder.

Intake (n.) The quantity taken in; as, the intake of air.

Intaminated (a.) Uncontaminated.

Intangibilities (pl. ) of Intangibility

Intangibility (n.) The quality or state of being intangible; intangibleness.

Intangible (a.) Not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch; impalpable; imperceptible.

Intangle (v. t.) See Entangle.

Intastable (a.) Incapable of being tasted; tasteless; unsavory.

Integer (n.) A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.

Integrability (n.) The quality of being integrable.

Integrable (a.) Capable of being integrated.

Integral (a.) Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire.

Integral (a.) Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part; pertaining to, or serving to form, an integer; integrant.

Integral (a.) Of, pertaining to, or being, a whole number or undivided quantity; not fractional.

Integral (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, integration; as, the integral calculus.

Integral (n.) A whole; an entire thing; a whole number; an individual.

Integral (n.) An expression which, being differentiated, will produce a given differential. See differential Differential, and Integration. Cf. Fluent.

Integrality (n.) Entireness.

Integrally (adv.) In an integral manner; wholly; completely; also, by integration.

Integrant (a.) Making part of a whole; necessary to constitute an entire thing; integral.

Integrated (imp. & p. p.) of Integrate

Integrating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Integrate

Integrate (v. t.) To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.

Integrate (v. t.) To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.

Integrate (v. t.) To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.

Integration (n.) The act or process of making whole or entire.

Integration (n.) The operation of finding the primitive function which has a given function for its differential coefficient. See Integral.

Integration (n.) In the theory of evolution: The process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent. It is supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in development.

Integrator (n.) That which integrates; esp., an instrument by means of which the area of a figure can be measured directly, or its moment of inertia, or statical moment, etc., be determined.

Integrity (n.) The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory.

Integrity (n.) Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; -- used especially with reference to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude.

Integrity (n.) Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.

Integropallial (a.) Having the pallial line entire, or without a sinus, as certain bivalve shells.

Integumation (n.) That part of physiology which treats of the integuments of animals and plants.

Integument (n.) That which naturally invests or covers another thing, as the testa or the tegmen of a seed; specifically (Anat.), a covering which invests the body, as the skin, or a membrane that invests a particular.

Integumentary (n.) Belonging to, or composed of, integuments.

Integumentation (n.) The act or process of covering with integuments; the state or manner of being thus covered.

Intellect (n.) The part or faculty of the human soul by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; sometimes, the capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.

Intellected (a.) Endowed with intellect; having intellectual powers or capacities.

Intellection (n.) A mental act or process; especially: (a) The act of understanding; simple apprehension of ideas; intuition. Bentley. (b) A creation of the mind itself.

Intellective (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, the intellect or understanding; intellectual.

Intellective (a.) Having power to understand, know, or comprehend; intelligent; rational.

Intellective (a.) Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses.

Intellectively (adv.) In an intellective manner.

Intellectual (a.) Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.

Intellectual (a.) Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.

Intellectual (a.) Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.

Intellectual (a.) Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.

Intellectual (n.) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.

Intellectualism (n.) Intellectual power; intellectuality.

Intellectualism (n.) The doctrine that knowledge is derived from pure reason.

Intellectualist (n.) One who overrates the importance of the understanding.

Intellectualist (n.) One who accepts the doctrine of intellectualism.

Intellectuality (n.) Intellectual powers; possession of intellect; quality of being intellectual.

Intellectualize (v. t.) To treat in an intellectual manner; to discuss intellectually; to reduce to intellectual form; to express intellectually; to idealize.

Intellectualize (v. t.) To endow with intellect; to bestow intellectual qualities upon; to cause to become intellectual.

Intellectually (adv.) In an intellectual manner.

Intelligence (n.) The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.

Intelligence (n.) The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment.

Intelligence (n.) Information communicated; news; notice; advice.

Intelligence (n.) Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity.

Intelligence (n.) Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information.

Intelligence (n.) An intelligent being or spirit; -- generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence.

Intelligencer (n.) One who, or that which, sends or conveys intelligence or news; a messenger.

Intelligencing (a.) Informing; giving information; talebearing.

Intelligency (n.) Intelligence.

Intelligent (a.) Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an intelligent being.

Intelligent (a.) Possessed of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; marked by intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent architect; an intelligent answer.

Intelligent (a.) Gognizant; aware; communicate.

Intelligential (a.) Of or pertaining to the intelligence; exercising or implying understanding; intellectual.

Intelligential (a.) Consisting of unembodied mind; incorporeal.

Intelligentiary (n.) One who gives information; an intelligencer.

Intelligently (adv.) In an intelligent manner; with intelligence.

Intelligibility () The quality or state of being intelligible; clearness; perspicuity; definiteness.

Intelligible () Capable of being understood or comprehended; as, an intelligible account or description; intelligible pronunciation, writing, etc.

Intelligibleness (n.) The quality or state of being intelligible; intelligibility.

Intelligibly (adv.) In an intelligible manner; so as to be understood; clearly; plainly; as, to write or speak intelligibly.

Intemerate (a.) Alt. of Intemerated

Intemerated (a.) Pure; undefiled.

Intemerateness (n.) The state of being unpolluted; purity.

Intemerament (n.) A bad state; as, the intemperament of an ulcerated part.

Intemperance (n.) The act of becoming, or state of being, intemperate; excess in any kind of action or indulgence; any immoderate indulgence of the appetites or passions.

Intemperance (n.) Specifically: Habitual or excessive indulgence in alcoholic liquors.

Intemperancy (n.) Intemperance.

Intemperant (a.) Intemperate.

Intemperate (a.) Indulging any appetite or passion to excess; immoderate to enjoyments or exertion.

Intemperate (a.) Specifically, addicted to an excessive or habitual use of alcoholic liquors.

Intemperate (a.) Excessive; ungovernable; inordinate; violent; immoderate; as, intemperate language, zeal, etc.; intemperate weather.

Intemperate (v. t.) To disorder.

Intemperately (adv.) In an intemperate manner; immoderately; excessively; without restraint.

Intemperateness (n.) The state of being intemperate; excessive indulgence of any appetite or passion; as, intemperateness in eating or drinking.

Intemperateness (n.) Severity of weather; inclemency.

Intemperature (n.) Intemperateness.

Intempestive (a.) Out of season; untimely.

Intempestively (adv.) Unseasonably.

Intempestivity (n.) Unseasonableness; untimeliness.

Intenable (a.) Incapable of being held; untenable; not defensible; as, an intenable opinion; an intenable fortress.

Intended (imp. & p. p.) of Intend

Intending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intend

Intend (v. t.) To stretch' to extend; to distend.

Intend (v. t.) To strain; to make tense.

Intend (v. t.) To intensify; to strengthen.

Intend (v. t.) To apply with energy.

Intend (v. t.) To bend or turn; to direct, as one's course or journey.

Intend (v. t.) To fix the mind on; to attend to; to take care of; to superintend; to regard.

Intend (v. t.) To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); to be intent upon; to mean; to design; to plan; to purpose; -- often followed by an infinitely with to, or a dependent clause with that; as, he intends to go; he intends that she shall remain.

Intend (v. t.) To design mechanically or artistically; to fashion; to mold.

Intend (v. t.) To pretend; to counterfeit; to simulate.

Intendancies (pl. ) of Intendancy

Intendancy (n.) The office or employment of an intendant.

Intendancy (n.) A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant.

Intendant (n.) One who has the charge, direction, or management of some public business; a superintendent; as, an intendant of marine; an intendant of finance.

Intendant (a.) Attentive.

Intended (a.) Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.

Intended (a.) Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help.

Intended (a.) Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.

Intended (n.) One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover.

Intendedly (adv.) Intentionally.

Intendent (n.) See Intendant, n.

Intender (n.) One who intends.

Intendiment (n.) Attention; consideration; knowledge; understanding.

Intendment (n.) Charge; oversight.

Intendment (n.) Intention; design; purpose.

Intendment (n.) The true meaning, understanding, or intention of a law, or of any legal instrument.

Intenerated (imp. & p. p.) of Intenerate

Intenerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intenerate

Intenerate (a.) To make tender or sensitive; to soften.

Intenerate (a.) Made tender or soft; softened.

Inteneration (n.) The act or process of intenerating, or the state of being intenerated; softening.

Intenible (a.) Incapable of holding or containing.

Intensated (imp. & p. p.) of Intensate

Intensating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intensate

Intensate (v. t.) To intensify.

Intensation (n.) The act or process of intensifying; intensification; climax.

Intensative (a.) Adding intensity; intensifying.

Intense (a.) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.

Intense (a.) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense pain or anguish. (e) Deep; strong; brilliant; as, intense color or light.

Intensely (adv.) Intently.

Intensely (adv.) To an extreme degree; as, weather intensely cold.

Intenseness (n.) The state or quality of being intense; intensity; as, the intenseness of heat or cold; the intenseness of study or thought.

Intensification (n.) The act or process of intensifying, or of making more intense.

Intensifier (n.) One who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

Intensified (imp. & p. p.) of Intensify

Intensifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intensify

Intensify (v. t.) To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity.

Intensify (v. i.) To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.

Intension (n.) A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained; as, the intension of a musical string.

Intension (n.) Increase of power or energy of any quality or thing; intenseness; fervency.

Intension (n.) The collective attributes, qualities, or marks that make up a complex general notion; the comprehension, content, or connotation; -- opposed to extension, extent, or sphere.

Intensitive (a.) Increasing the force or intensity of; intensive; as, the intensitive words of a sentence.

Intensity (n.) The state or quality of being intense; intenseness; extreme degree; as, intensity of heat, cold, mental application, passion, etc.

Intensity (n.) The amount or degree of energy with which a force operates or a cause acts; effectiveness, as estimated by results produced.

Intensity (n.) The magnitude of a distributed force, as pressure, stress, weight, etc., per unit of surface, or of volume, as the case may be; as, the measure of the intensity of a total stress of forty pounds which is distributed uniformly over a surface of four square inches area is ten pounds per square inch.

Intensity (n.) The degree or depth of shade in a picture.

Intensive (a.) Stretched; admitting of intension, or increase of degree; that can be intensified.

Intensive (a.) Characterized by persistence; intent; unremitted; assiduous; intense.

Intensive (a.) Serving to give force or emphasis; as, an intensive verb or preposition.

Intensive (n.) That which intensifies or emphasizes; an intensive verb or word.

Intensively (adv.) In an intensive manner; by increase of degree.

Intensiveness (n.) The quality or state of being intensive; intensity.

Intent (a.) Closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc.; as, a mind intent on self-improvement.

Intent (a.) Having the mind closely directed to or bent on an object; sedulous; eager in pursuit of an object; -- formerly with to, but now with on; as, intent on business or pleasure.

Intent (n.) The act of turning the mind toward an object; hence, a design; a purpose; intention; meaning; drift; aim.

Intentation (n.) Intention.

Intention (n.) A stretching or bending of the mind toward of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

Intention (n.) A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.

Intention (n.) The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

Intention (n.) The state of being strained. See Intension.

Intention (n.) Any mental apprehension of an object.

Intentional (a.) Done by intention or design; intended; designed; as, the act was intentional, not accidental.

Intentionality (n.) The quality or state of being intentional; purpose; design.

Intentionally (adv.) In an intentional manner; with intention; by design; of purpose.

Intentioned (a.) Having designs; -- chiefly used in composition; as, well-intentioned, having good designs; ill-intentioned, having ill designs.

Intentive (n.) Attentive; intent.

Intentively (adv.) Attentively; closely.

Intentiveness (n.) Closeness of attention or application of mind; attentiveness.

Intently (adv.) In an intent manner; as, the eyes intently fixed.

Intentness (n.) The state or quality of being intent; close application; attention.

Inter- () A prefix signifying among, between, amid; as, interact, interarticular, intermit.

Interred (imp. & p. p.) of Inter

Interring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inter

Inter (v. t.) To deposit and cover in the earth; to bury; to inhume; as, to inter a dead body.

Interact (n.) A short act or piece between others, as in a play; an interlude; hence, intermediate employment or time.

Interact (v. i.) To act upon each other; as, two agents mutually interact.

Interaction (n.) Intermediate action.

Interaction (n.) Mutual or reciprocal action or influence; as, the interaction of the heart and lungs on each other.

Interadditive (a.) Added or placed between the parts of another thing, as a clause inserted parenthetically in a sentence.

Interagency (n.) Intermediate agency.

Interagent (n.) An intermediate agent.

Interall (n.) Entrail or inside.

Interalveolar (a.) Between alveoli; as, the interalveolar septa between adjacent air cells in the lungs.

Interambulacral (a.) Of or pertaining to the interambulacra.

Interambulacra (pl. ) of Interambulacrum

Interambulacrums (pl. ) of Interambulacrum

Interambulacrum (n.) In echinoderms, one of the areas or zones intervening between two ambulacra. See Illust. of Ambulacrum.

Interamnian (a.) Situated between rivers.

Interanimate (v. t.) To animate or inspire mutually.

Interarboration (n.) The interweaving of branches of trees.

Interarticular (a.) Situated between joints or articulations; as, interarticular cartilages and ligaments.

Interatomic (a.) Between atoms; situated, or acting, between the atoms of bodies; as, interatomic forces.

Interaulic (a.) Existing between royal courts.

Interauricular (a.) Between the auricles; as, the interauricular partition of the heart.

Interaxal (a.) Situated in an interaxis.

Interaxillary (a.) Situated within or between the axils of leaves.

Interaxes (pl. ) of Interaxis

Interaxis (n.) The space between two axes. See Axis, 6.

Interbastation (n.) Patchwork.

Interbrachial (a.) Between the arms.

Interbrain (n.) See Thalamencephalon.

Interbranchial (a.) Between the branchiae.

Interbreed (v. t. & i.) To breed by crossing different stocks of animals or plants.

Intercalar (a.) Intercalary.

Intercalary (a.) Inserted or introduced among others in the calendar; as, an intercalary month, day, etc.; -- now applied particularly to the odd day (Feb. 29) inserted in the calendar of leap year. See Bissextile, n.

Intercalary (n.) Introduced or inserted among others; additional; supernumerary.

Intercalated (imp. & p. p.) of Intercalate

Intercalating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercalate

Intercalate (v. t.) To insert, as a day or other portion of time, in a calendar.

Intercalate (v. t.) To insert among others, as a verse in a stanza; specif. (Geol.), to introduce as a bed or stratum, between the layers of a regular series of rocks.

Intercalation (n.) The insertion of a day, or other portion of time, in a calendar.

Intercalation (n.) The insertion or introduction of anything among others, as the insertion of a phrase, line, or verse in a metrical composition; specif. (Geol.), the intrusion of a bed or layer between other layers.

Intercarotid (a.) Situated between the external and internal carotid arteries; as, an intercarotid ganglion.

Intercarpal (a.) Between the carpal bone; as, intercarpal articulations, ligaments.

Intercartilaginous (a.) Within cartilage; endochondral; as, intercartilaginous ossification.

Intercavernous (a.) Between the cavernous sinuses; as, the intercavernous sinuses connecting the cavernous sinuses at the base of the brain.

Interceded (imp. & p. p.) of Intercede

Interceding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercede

Intercede (v. i.) To pass between; to intervene.

Intercede (v. i.) To act between parties with a view to reconcile differences; to make intercession; to beg or plead in behalf of another; to mediate; -- usually followed by with and for; as, I will intercede with him for you.

Intercede (v. t.) To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate.

Intercedence (n.) The act of interceding; intercession; intervention.

Intercedent (a.) Passing between; mediating; pleading.

Interceder (n.) One who intercedes; an intercessor; a mediator.

Intercellular (a.) Lying between cells or cellules; as, intercellular substance, space, or fluids; intercellular blood channels.

Intercentral (a.) Between centers.

Intercentra (pl. ) of Intercentrum

Intercentrum (n.) The median of the three elements composing the centra of the vertebrae in some fossil batrachians.

Intercepted (imp. & p. p.) of Intercept

Intercepting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercept

Intercept (v. t.) To take or seize by the way, or before arrival at the destined place; to cause to stop on the passage; as, to intercept a letter; a telegram will intercept him at Paris.

Intercept (v. t.) To obstruct or interrupt the progress of; to stop; to hinder or oppose; as, to intercept the current of a river.

Intercept (v. t.) To interrupt communication with, or progress toward; to cut off, as the destination; to blockade.

Intercept (v. t.) To include between; as, that part of the line which is intercepted between the points A and B.

Intercept (n.) A part cut off or intercepted, as a portion of a line included between two points, or cut off two straight lines or curves.

Intercepter (n.) One who, or that which, intercepts.

Interception (n.) The act of intercepting; as, interception of a letter; interception of the enemy.

Interceptive (a.) Intercepting or tending to intercept.

Intercession (n.) The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of, or (less often) against, another or others.

Intercessional (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession or entreaty.

Intercessionate (v. t.) To entreat.

Intercessor (n.) One who goes between, or intercedes; a mediator. (a) One who interposes between parties at variance, with a view to reconcile them. (b) One who pleads in behalf of another.

Intercessor (n.) A bishop, who, during a vacancy of the see, administers the bishopric till a successor is installed.

Intercessorial (a.) Intercessory.

Intercessory (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession; interceding; as, intercessory prayer.

Interchained (imp. & p. p.) of Interchain

Interchaining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interchain

Interchain (v. t.) To link together; to unite closely or firmly, as by a chain.

Interchanged (imp. & p. p.) of Interchange

Interchanging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interchange

Interchange (v. t.) To put each in the place of the other; to give and take mutually; to exchange; to reciprocate; as, to interchange places; they interchanged friendly offices and services.

Interchange (v. t.) To cause to follow alternately; to intermingle; to vary; as, to interchange cares with pleasures.

Interchange (v. i.) To make an interchange; to alternate.

Interchange (n.) The act of mutually changing; the act of mutually giving and receiving; exchange; as, the interchange of civilities between two persons.

Interchange (n.) The mutual exchange of commodities between two persons or countries; barter; commerce.

Interchange (n.) Alternate succession; alternation; a mingling.

Interchangeability (n.) The state or quality of being interchangeable; interchangeableness.

Interchangeable (a.) Admitting of exchange or mutual substitution.

Interchangeable (a.) Following each other in alternate succession; as, the four interchangeable seasons.

Interchangement (n.) Mutual transfer; exchange.

Interchapter (n.) An intervening or inserted chapter.

Intercidence (n.) The act or state of coming or falling between; occurrence; incident.

Intercident (a.) Falling or coming between; happening accidentally.

Intercipient (a.) Intercepting; stopping.

Intercipient (n.) One who, or that which, intercepts or stops anything on the passage.

Inrecision (n.) A cutting off, through, or asunder; interruption.

Intercitizenship (n.) The mutual right to civic privileges, in the different States.

Interclavicle (n.) See Episternum.

Interclavicular (a.) Between the clavicles; as, the interclavicular notch of the sternum.

Interclavicular (a.) Of or pertaining to the interclavicle.

Interclose (v. t.) To shut in; to inclose.

Intercloud (v. t.) To cloud.

Intercluded (imp. & p. p.) of Interclude

Intercluding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interclude

Interclude (v. t.) To shut off or out from a place or course, by something intervening; to intercept; to cut off; to interrupt.

Interclusion (n.) Interception; a stopping / obstruction.

Intercollegiate (a.) Existing or carried on between colleges or universities; as, intercollegiate relations, rivalry, games, etc.

Intercolline (a.) Situated between hills; -- applied especially to valleys lying between volcanic cones.

Intercolonial (a.) Between or among colonies; pertaining to the intercourse or mutual relations of colonies; as, intercolonial trade.

Intercolumnar (a.) Between columns or pillars; as, the intercolumnar fibers of Poupart's ligament; an intercolumnar statue.

Intercolumniation (n.) The clear space between two columns, measured at the bottom of their shafts.

Intercombat (n.) Combat.

Intercoming (n.) The act of coming between; intervention; interference.

Intercommoned (imp. & p. p.) of Intercommon

Intercommoning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercommon

Intercommon (v. t.) To share with others; to participate; especially, to eat at the same table.

Intercommon (v. t.) To graze cattle promiscuously in the commons of each other, as the inhabitants of adjoining townships, manors, etc.

Intercommonage (n.) The right or privilege of intercommoning.

Intercommuned (imp. & p. p.) of Intercommune

Intercommuning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercommune

Intercommune (v. i.) To intercommunicate.

Intercommune (v. i.) To have mutual communication or intercourse by conservation.

Intercommunicable (a.) Capable of being mutually communicated.

Intercommunicate (v. i.) To communicate mutually; to hold mutual communication.

Intercommunicate (v. t.) To communicate mutually; to interchange.

Intercommunication (n.) Mutual communication.

Intercommunion (n.) Mutual communion; as, an intercommunion of deities.

Intercommunity (n.) Intercommunication; community of possessions, religion, etc.

Intercomparison (n.) Mutual comparison of corresponding parts.

Intercondylar (a.) Alt. of Intercondyloid

Intercondyloid (a.) Between condyles; as, the intercondylar fossa or notch of the femur.

Interconnect (v. t.) To join together.

Interconnection (n.) Connection between; mutual connection.

Intercontinental (a.) Between or among continents; subsisting or carried on between continents; as, intercontinental relations or commerce.

Interconvertible (a.) Convertible the one into the other; as, coin and bank notes are interconvertible.

Intercostal (a.) Between the ribs; pertaining to, or produced by, the parts between the ribs; as, intercostal respiration, in which the chest is alternately enlarged and contracted by the intercostal muscles.

Intercourse (n.) A commingling; intimate connection or dealings between persons or nations, as in common affairs and civilities, in correspondence or trade; communication; commerce; especially, interchange of thought and feeling; association; communion.

Intercrossed (imp. & p. p.) of Intercross

Intercrossing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intercross

Intercross (v. t. & i.) To cross each other, as lines.

Intercross (v. t. & i.) To fertilize by the impregnation of one species or variety by another; to impregnate by a different species or variety.

Intercross (n.) The process or result of cross fertilization between different kinds of animals, or different varieties of plants.

Intercrural (a.) Between crura; -- applied especially to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fishes.

Intercur (v. i.) To intervene; to come or occur in the meantime.

Intercurrence (n.) A passing or running between; occurrence.

Intercurrent (a.) Running between or among; intervening.

Intercurrent (a.) Not belonging to any particular season.

Intercurrent (a.) Said of diseases occurring in the course of another disease.

Intercurrent (n.) Something intervening.

Intercutaneous (a.) Subcutaneous.

Interdashed (imp. & p. p.) of Interdash

Interdashing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interdash

Interdash (v. t.) To dash between or among; to intersperse.

Interdeal (v. i.) To intrigue.

Interdental (a.) Situated between teeth; as, an interdental space, the space between two teeth in a gear wheel.

Interdental (a.) Formed between the upper and lower teeth; as, interdental consonants.

Interdentil (n.) The space between two dentils.

Interdependence (n.) Mutual dependence.

Interdependency (n.) Mutual dependence; as, interdependency of interests.

Interdependent (a.) Mutually dependent.

Interdicted (imp. & p. p.) of Interdict

Interdicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interdict

Interdict (n.) To forbid; to prohibit or debar; as, to interdict intercourse with foreign nations.

Interdict (n.) To lay under an interdict; to cut off from the enjoyment of religious privileges, as a city, a church, an individual.

Interdict (n.) A prohibitory order or decree; a prohibition.

Interdict (n.) A prohibition of the pope, by which the clergy or laymen are restrained from performing, or from attending, divine service, or from administering the offices or enjoying the privileges of the church.

Interdict (n.) An order of the court of session, having the like purpose and effect with a writ of injunction out of chancery in England and America.

Interdiction (n.) The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict.

Interdictive (a.) Having the power to prohibit; as, an interdictive sentence.

Interdictory (a.) Belonging to an interdiction; prohibitory.

Interdigital (a.) Between the fingers or toes; as, interdigital space.

Interdigitate (v. t.) To interweave.

Interdigitate (v. i.) To interlock, as the fingers of two hands that are joined; to be interwoven; to commingle.

Interdigitation (n.) The state of interdigitating; interdigital space.

Interdome (n.) The open space between the inner and outer shells of a dome or cupola of masonry.

Interduce (n.) An intertie.

Interepimeral (a.) Between the epimeral plates of insects and crustaceans.

Interequinoctial (a.) Coming between the equinoxes.

Interess (v. t.) To interest or affect.

Interesse (n.) Interest.

Interested (imp. & p. p.) of Interest

Interesting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interest

Interest (n.) To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing; as, the subject did not interest him; to interest one in charitable work.

Interest (n.) To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite; -- often used impersonally.

Interest (n.) To cause or permit to share.

Interest (n.) Excitement of feeling, whether pleasant or painful, accompanying special attention to some object; concern.

Interest (n.) Participation in advantage, profit, and responsibility; share; portion; part; as, an interest in a brewery; he has parted with his interest in the stocks.

Interest (n.) Advantage, personal or general; good, regarded as a selfish benefit; profit; benefit.

Interest (n.) Premium paid for the use of money, -- usually reckoned as a percentage; as, interest at five per cent per annum on ten thousand dollars.

Interest (n.) Any excess of advantage over and above an exact equivalent for what is given or rendered.

Interest (n.) The persons interested in any particular business or measure, taken collectively; as, the iron interest; the cotton interest.

Interested (v. t.) Having the attention engaged; having emotion or passion excited; as, an interested listener.

Interested (v. t.) Having an interest; concerned in a cause or in consequences; liable to be affected or prejudiced; as, an interested witness.

Interestedness (n.) The state or quality of being interested; selfishness.

Interesting (a.) Engaging the attention; exciting, or adapted to excite, interest, curiosity, or emotion; as, an interesting story; interesting news.

Interestingly (adv.) In an interesting manner.

Interestingness (n.) The condition or quality of being interesting.

Interfacial (a.) Included between two plane surfaces or faces; as, an interfacial angle.

Interfascicular (a.) Between fascicles or bundles; as, the interfascicular spaces of connective tissue.

Interferant (n.) One of the contestants in interference before the Patent Office.

Interfered (imp. & p. p.) of Interfere

Interfering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interfere

Interfere (v. i.) To come in collision; to be in opposition; to clash; as, interfering claims, or commands.

Interfere (v. i.) To enter into, or take a part in, the concerns of others; to intermeddle; to interpose.

Interfere (v. i.) To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs; -- sometimes said of a human being, but usually of a horse; as, the horse interferes.

Interfere (v. i.) To act reciprocally, so as to augment, diminish, or otherwise affect one another; -- said of waves, rays of light, heat, etc. See Interference, 2.

Interfere (v. i.) To cover the same ground; to claim the same invention.

Interference (n.) The act or state of interfering; as, the stoppage of a machine by the interference of some of its parts; a meddlesome interference in the business of others.

Interference (n.) The mutual influence, under certain conditions, of two streams of light, or series of pulsations of sound, or, generally, two waves or vibrations of any kind, producing certain characteristic phenomena, as colored fringes, dark bands, or darkness, in the case of light, silence or increased intensity in sounds; neutralization or superposition of waves generally.

Interference (n.) The act or state of interfering, or of claiming a right to the same invention.

Interferer (n.) One who interferes.

Interferingly (adv.) By or with interference.

Interflow (v. i.) To flow in.

Interfluent (a.) Alt. of Interfluous

Interfluous (a.) Flowing between or among; intervening.

Interfolded (p. a.) Intertwined; interlocked; clasped together.

Interfoliaceous (a.) At the same node with opposite or whorled leaves, but occupying a position between their places of attachment.

Interfoliate (v. t.) To interleave.

Interfollicular (a.) Between follicles; as, the interfollicular septa in a lymphatic gland.

Interfretted (a.) Interlaced; linked together; -- said of charges or bearings. See Fretted.

Interfulgent (a.) Shining between.

Interfuse (v. t.) To pour or spread between or among; to diffuse; to scatter.

Interfuse (v. t.) To spread through; to permeate; to pervade.

Interfuse (v. t.) To mix up together; to associate.

Interfusion (n.) The act of interfusing, or the state of being interfused.

Interganglionic (a.) Between and uniting the nervous ganglions; as, interganglionic cords.

Interglobular (a.) Between globules; -- applied esp. to certain small spaces, surrounded by minute globules, in dentine.

Intergraved (imp.) of Intergrave

Intergraved (p. p.) of Intergrave

Intergraven () of Intergrave

Intergraving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intergrave

Intergrave (v. t.) To grave or carve between; to engrave in the alternate sections.

Interhemal (a.) Alt. of Interhaemal

Interhaemal (a.) Between the hemal arches or hemal spines.

Interhaemal (n.) An interhemal spine or cartilage.

Interhyal (a.) Of or pertaining to a segment sometimes present at the proximal end of the hyoidean arch.

Interhyal (n.) An interhyal ligament or cartilage.

Interim (n.) The meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc.

Interim (n.) A name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.

Interior (a.) Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; -- opposed to exterior, or superficial; as, the interior apartments of a house; the interior surface of a hollow ball.

Interior (a.) Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as, the interior parts of a region or country.

Interior (n.) That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside.

Interior (n.) The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom.

Interiority (n.) State of being interior.

Interiorly (adv.) Internally; inwardly.

Interjacence (n.) Alt. of Interjacency

Interjacency (n.) The state of being between; a coming or lying between or among; intervention; also, that which lies between.

Interjacent (a.) Lying or being between or among; intervening; as, interjacent isles.

Interjaculate (v. t.) To ejaculate parenthetically.

Interjangle (v. i.) To make a dissonant, discordant noise one with another; to talk or chatter noisily.

Interjected (imp. & p. p.) of Interject

Interjecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interject

Interject (v. t.) To throw in between; to insert; to interpose.

Interject (v. i.) To throw one's self between or among; to come between; to interpose.

Interjection (n.) The act of interjecting or throwing between; also, that which is interjected.

Interjection (n.) A word or form of speech thrown in to express emotion or feeling, as O! Alas! Ha ha! Begone! etc. Compare Exclamation.

Interjectional (a.) Thrown in between other words or phrases; parenthetical; ejaculatory; as, an interjectional remark.

Interjectional (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an interjection; consisting of natural and spontaneous exclamations.

Interjectionalize (v. t.) To convert into, or to use as, an interjection.

Interjectionally (adv.) In an interjectional manner.

Interjectionary (a.) Interjectional.

Interjoined (imp. & p. p.) of Interjoin

Interjoining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interjoin

Interjoin (v. t.) To join mutually; to unite.

Interjoist (n.) The space or interval between two joists.

Interjoist (n.) A middle joist or crossbeam.

Interjunction (n.) A mutual joining.

Interknit (v. t.) To knit together; to unite closely; to intertwine.

Interknow (v. t.) To know mutually.

Interknowledge (n.) Mutual knowledge or acquaintance.

Interlaced (imp. & p. p.) of Interlace

Interlacing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interlace

Interlace (v. t. & i.) To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.

Interlacement (n.) The act of interlacing, or the state of being interlaced; also, that which is interlaced.

Interlamellar (a.) Alt. of Interlaminar

Interlaminar (a.) Between lammellae or laminae; as, interlamellar spaces.

Interlaminated (a.) Placed between, or containing, laminae or plates.

Interlamination (n.) The state of being interlaminated.

Interlapse (n.) The lapse or interval of time between two events.

Interlarded (imp. & p. p.) of Interlard

Interlarding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interlard

Interlard (v. t.) To place lard or bacon amongst; to mix, as fat meat with lean.

Interlard (v. t.) Hence: To insert between; to mix or mingle; especially, to introduce that which is foreign or irrelevant; as, to interlard a conservation with oaths or allusions.

Interlaid (imp. & p. p.) of Interlay

Interlaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interlay

Interlay (v. t.) To lay or place among or between.

Interleaves (pl. ) of Interleaf

Interleaf (n.) A leaf inserted between other leaves; a blank leaf inserted, as in a book.

Interleaved (imp. & p. p.) of Interleave

Interleaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interleave

Interleave (v. t.) To insert a leaf or leaves in; to bind with blank leaves inserted between the others; as, to interleave a book.

Interlibel (v. t.) To libel mutually.

Interlined (imp. & p. p.) of Interline

Interlining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interline

Interline (v. t.) To write or insert between lines already written or printed, as for correction or addition; to write or print something between the lines of; as, to interline a page or a book.

Interline (v. t.) To arrange in alternate lines; as, to interline Latin and English.

Interline (v. t.) To mark or imprint with lines.

Interlineal (a.) Alt. of Interlinear

Interlinear (a.) Contained between lines; written or inserted between lines already written or printed; containing interlineations; as, an interlinear manuscript, translation, etc.

Interlineary (a.) Interlinear.

Interlineary (n.) A book containing interlineations.

Interlineation (n.) The act of interlining.

Interlineation (n.) That which is interlined; a passage, word, or line inserted between lines already written or printed.

Interlining (n.) Correction or alteration by writing between the lines; interlineation.

Interlink (v. t.) To link together; to join, as one chain to another.

Interlink (n.) An intermediate or connecting link.

Interlobar (a.) Between lobes; as, the interlobar notch of the liver; the interlobar ducts of a gland.

Interlobular (a.) Between lobules; as, the interlobular branches of the portal vein.

Interlocation (n.) A placing or coming between; interposition.

Interlock (v. i.) To unite, embrace, communicate with, or flow into, one another; to be connected in one system; to lock into one another; to interlace firmly.

Interlock (v. t.) To unite by locking or linking together; to secure in place by mutual fastening.

Interlocution (n.) Interchange of speech; dialogue; conversation; conference.

Interlocution (n.) An intermediate act or decree before final decision.

Interlocution (n.) Hence, intermediate argument or discussion.

Interlocutor (n.) One who takes part in dialogue or conversation; a talker, interpreter, or questioner.

Interlocutor (n.) An interlocutory judgment or sentence.

Interlocutory (a.) Consisting of, or having the nature of, dialogue; conversational.

Interlocutory (a.) Intermediate; not final or definitive; made or done during the progress of an action.

Interlocutory (n.) Interpolated discussion or dialogue.

Interlocutrice (n.) A female interlocutor.

Interloped (imp. & p. p.) of Interlope

Interloping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interlope

Interlope (v. i.) To run between parties and intercept without right the advantage that one should gain from the other; to traffic without a proper license; to intrude; to forestall others; to intermeddle.

Interloper (n.) One who interlopes; one who interlopes; one who unlawfully intrudes upon a property, a station, or an office; one who interferes wrongfully or officiously.

Interlucate (v. t.) To let in light upon, as by cutting away branches.

Interlucation (n.) Act of thinning a wood to let in light.

Interlucent (a.) Shining between.

Interlude (n.) A short entertainment exhibited on the stage between the acts of a play, or between the play and the afterpiece, to relieve the tedium of waiting.

Interlude (n.) A form of English drama or play, usually short, merry, and farcical, which succeeded the Moralities or Moral Plays in the transition to the romantic or Elizabethan drama.

Interlude (n.) A short piece of instrumental music played between the parts of a song or cantata, or the acts of a drama; especially, in church music, a short passage played by the organist between the stanzas of a hymn, or in German chorals after each line.

Interluded (a.) Inserted in the manner of an interlude; having or containing interludes.

Interluder (n.) An actor who performs in an interlude.

Interluency (n.) A flowing between; intervening water.

Interlunar (a.) Alt. of Interlunary

Interlunary (a.) Belonging or pertaining to the time when the moon, at or near its conjunction with the sun, is invisible.

Intermandibular (a.) Between the mandibles; interramal; as, the intermandibular space.

Intermarriage (n.) Connection by marriage; reciprocal marriage; giving and taking in marriage, as between two families, tribes, castes, or nations.

Intermarry (v. i.) To become connected by marriage between their members; to give and take mutually in marriage; -- said of families, ranks, castes, etc.

Intermaxillae (pl. ) of Intermaxilla

Intermaxilla (n.) See Premaxilla.

Intermaxillary (a.) Between the maxillary bones.

Intermaxillary (a.) Of or pertaining to the intermaxillae.

Intermaxillary (n.) An intermaxilla.

Intermean (n.) Something done in the meantime; interlude.

Intermeation (n.) A flowing between.

Intermeddle (v. i.) To meddle with the affairs of others; to meddle officiously; to interpose or interfere improperly; to mix or meddle with.

Intermeddle (v. t.) To intermix; to mingle.

Intermeddler (n.) One who meddles with, or intrudes into, the affairs of others.

Intermeddlesome (a.) Inclined or disposed to intermeddle.

Intermeddling (n.) The act of improperly interfering.

Intermede (n.) A short musical dramatic piece, of a light and pleasing, sometimes a burlesque, character; an interlude introduced between the acts of a play or an opera.

Intermediacy (n.) Interposition; intervention.

Intermediae (n. pl.) The middle pair of tail feathers, or middle rectrices.

Intermedial (a.) Lying between; intervening; intermediate.

Intermedian (a.) Intermediate.

Intermediary (a.) Lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project.

Intermediaries (pl. ) of Intermediary

Intermediary (n.) One who, or that which, is intermediate; an interagent; a go-between.

Intermediate (a.) Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors.

Intermediate (v. i.) To come between; to intervene; to interpose.

Intermediately (adv.) In an intermediate manner; by way of intervention.

Intermediation (n.) The act of coming between; intervention; interposition.

Intermediator (n.) A mediator.

Intermedious (a.) Intermediate.

Intermediums (pl. ) of Intermedium

Intermedia (pl. ) of Intermedium

Intermedium (n.) Intermediate space.

Intermedium (n.) An intervening agent or instrument.

Intermedium (n.) The bone or cartilage between the radiale and ulnare in the carpus, and between the tibiale and fibulare in the tarsus. It corresponds to the lunar in the carpus, and to a part of the astragalus in the tarsus of man and most mammals.

Intermell (v. i. & t.) To intermeddle; to intermix.

Intermembral (a.) Between members or limbs; as, intermembral homology, the correspondence of the limbs with each other.

Intermembranous (a.) Within or beneath a membrane; as, intermembranous ossification.

Interment (v. t.) The act or ceremony of depositing a dead body in the earth; burial; sepulture; inhumation.

Intermention (v. t.) To mention among other things, or casually or incidentally.

Intermesenteric (a.) Within the mesentery; as, the intermesenteric, or aortic, plexus.

Intermetacarpal (a.) Between the metacarpal bones.

Intermetatarsal (a.) Between the metatarsal bones.

Intermezzo (n.) An interlude; an intermede. See Intermede.

Intermicate (v. i.) To flash or shine between or among.

Intermication (n.) A shining between or among.

Intermigration (n.) Reciprocal migration; interchange of dwelling place by migration.

Interminable (a.) Without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted; as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings.

Interminableness (n.) The state of being endless.

Interminably (adv.) Without end or limit.

Interminate (a.) Endless; as, interminate sleep.

Interminate (v. t.) To menace; to threaten.

Interminated (a.) Interminable; interminate; endless; unending.

Intermination (n.) A menace or threat.

Intermine (v. t.) To intersect or penetrate with mines.

Intermingle (v. t.) To mingle or mix together; to intermix.

Intermingle (v. i.) To be mixed or incorporated.

Intermise (n.) Interference; interposition.

Intermission (n.) The act or the state of intermitting; the state of being neglected or disused; disuse; discontinuance.

Intermission (n.) Cessation for a time; an intervening period of time; an interval; a temporary pause; as, to labor without intermission; an intermission of ten minutes.

Intermission (n.) The temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever; the space of time between the paroxysms of a disease. Intermission is an entire cessation, as distinguished from remission, or abatement of fever.

Intermission (n.) Intervention; interposition.

Intermissive (a.) Having temporary cessations; not continual; intermittent.

Intermitted (imp. & p. p.) of Intermit

Intermitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intermit

Intermit (v. t.) To cause to cease for a time, or at intervals; to interrupt; to suspend.

Intermit (v. i.) To cease for a time or at intervals; to moderate; to be intermittent, as a fever.

Intermittence (n.) Act or state of intermitting; intermission.

Intermittent (a.) Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever.

Intermittent (n.) An intermittent fever or disease.

Intermittently (adv.) With intermissions; in an intermittent manner; intermittingly.

Intermittingly (adv.) With intermissions; at intervals.

Intermix (v. t.) To mix together; to intermingle.

Intermix (v. i.) To be mixed together; to be intermingled.

Intermixedly (adv.) In a mixed manner.

Intermixture (n.) A mass formed by mixture; a mass of ingredients mixed.

Intermixture (n.) Admixture; an additional ingredient.

Intermobility (n.) Capacity of things to move among each other; as, the intermobility of fluid particles.

Intermodillion (n.) The space between two modillions.

Intermontane (a.) Between mountains; as, intermontane soil.

Intermundane (a.) Being, between worlds or orbs.

Intermundian (a.) Intermundane.

Intermural (a.) Lying between walls; inclosed by walls.

Intermured (imp. & p. p.) of Intermure

Intermuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intermure

Intermure (v. t.) To wall in; to inclose.

Intermuscular (a.) Between muscles; as, intermuscular septa.

Intermutation (n.) Interchange; mutual or reciprocal change.

Intermutual (a.) Mutual.

Intern (a.) Internal.

Intern (a.) To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.

Internal (a.) Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth.

Internal (a.) Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures.

Internal (a.) Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war.

Internal (a.) Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual.

Internal (a.) Intrinsic; inherent; real.

Internal (a.) Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial.

Internality (n.) The state of being internal or within; interiority.

Internally (adv.) Inwardly; within the enveloping surface, or the boundary of a thing; within the body; beneath the surface.

Internally (adv.) Hence: Mentally; spiritually.

Internasal (a.) Between the nasal cavities; as, the internasal cartilage.

International (a.) Between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations.

International (a.) Of or concerning the association called the International.

International (n.) The International; an abbreviated from of the title of the International Workingmen's Association, the name of an association, formed in London in 1864, which has for object the promotion of the interests of the industrial classes of all nations.

International (n.) A member of the International Association.

Internationalism (n.) The state or principles of international interests and intercourse.

Internationalism (n.) The doctrines or organization of the International.

Internationalist (n.) One who is versed in the principles of international law.

Internationalist (n.) A member of the International; one who believes in, or advocates the doctrines of, the International.

Internationalize (v. t.) To make international; to cause to affect the mutual relations of two or more nations; as, to internationalize a principle of law, or a philanthropic enterprise.

Internationally (adv.) In an international manner; from an international point of view.

Interne (a.) That which is within; the interior.

Interneciary (a.) Alt. of Internecinal

Internecinal (a.) Internecine.

Internecine (a.) Involving, or accompanied by, mutual slaughter; mutually destructive.

Internecion (n.) Mutual slaughter or destruction; massacre.

Internecive (a.) Internecine.

Internection (n.) Intimate connection.

Interneural (a.) Between the neural arches or neural spines.

Interneural (n.) An interneural spine or cartilage.

Internity (n.) State of being within; interiority.

Internment (n.) Confinement within narrow limits, -- as of foreign troops, to the interior of a country.

Internodal (a.) Of or pertaining to internodes; intervening between nodes or joints.

Internode (n.) The space between two nodes or points of the stem from which the leaves properly arise.

Internode (n.) A part between two joints; a segment; specifically, one of the phalanges.

Internodial (a.) Internodal.

Internuncial (a.) Of or pertaining to an internuncio.

Internuncial (a.) Communicating or transmitting impressions between different parts of the body; -- said of the nervous system.

Internunciess (n.) A female messenger.

Internuncios (pl. ) of Internuncio

Internuncio (n.) A messenger between two parties.

Internuncio (n.) A representative, or charge d'affaires, of the pope at a foreign court or seat of government, ranking next below a nuncio.

Internuncioship (n.) The office or function of an internuncio.

Internuncius (n.) Internuncio.

Interoceanic (a.) Between oceans; connecting oceans; as, interoceanic communication; an interoceanic canal.

Interocular (a.) Between, or within, the eyes; as, the interocular distance; situated between the eyes, as the antennae of some insects.

Interpercular (a.) Of or pertaining to the interoperculum.

Interpercular (n.) The interopercular bone.

-la (pl. ) of Interoperculum

Interoperculum (n.) The postero-inferior opercular bone, in fishes.

Interorbital (a.) Between the orbits; as, the interorbital septum.

Interosculant (a.) Mutually touching or intersecting; as, interosculant circles.

Interosculant (a.) Uniting two groups; -- said of certain genera which connect family groups, or of species that connect genera. See Osculant.

Interosculate (v. i. & t.) To kiss together to touch. See Osculate.

Interosculate (v. i. & t.) To have the character of, or to lie between, two distinct groups.

Interosseal (a.) Alt. of Interosseous

Interosseous (a.) Situated between bones; as, an interosseous ligament.

Interpale (v. t.) To place pales between or among; to separate by pales.

Interpale (v. t.) To interweave or interlace.

Interparietal (a.) Between the parietal bones or cartilages; as, the interparietal suture.

Interparietal (n.) The interparietal bone or cartilage.

Interpause (n.) An intermission.

Interpeal (v. t.) To interpel.

Interpedencular (a.) Between peduncles; esp., between the peduncles, or crura, of the cerebrum.

Interpel (v. t.) To interrupt, break in upon, or intercede with.

Interpellant (a.) Interpelling; interrupting.

Interpellant (n.) One who, or that which, interpels.

Interpellate (v. t.) To question imperatively, as a minister, or other executive officer, in explanation of his conduct; -- generally on the part of a legislative body.

Interpellation (n.) The act of interpelling or interrupting; interruption.

Interpellation (n.) The act of interposing or interceding; intercession.

Interpellation (n.) An act of interpellating, or of demanding of an officer an explanation of his action; imperative or peremptory questioning; a point raised in a debate.

Interpellation (n.) A official summons or citation.

Interpenetrate (v. t.) To penetrate between or within; to penetrate mutually.

Interpenetrate (v. i.) To penetrate each the other; to penetrate between bodies or their parts.

Interpenetration (n.) The act of penetrating between or within other substances; mutual penetration.

Interpenetrative (a.) Penetrating among or between other substances; penetrating each the other; mutually penetrative.

Interpetalary (a.) Between the petals of a flower.

Interpetiolar (a.) Being between petioles. Cf. Intrapetiolar.

Interphalangeal (a.) Between phalanges; as, interphalangeal articulations.

Interpilaster (n.) The interval or space between two pilasters.

Interplace (v. t.) To place between or among; as, to interplace a name.

Interplanetary (a.) Between planets; as, interplanetary spaces.

Interplay (n.) Mutual action or influence; interaction; as, the interplay of affection.

Interplead (v. i.) To plead against each other, or go to trial between themselves, as the claimants in an in an interpleader. See Interpleader.

Interpleader (n.) One who interpleads.

Interpleader (n.) A proceeding devised to enable a person, of whom the same debt, duty, or thing is claimed adversely by two or more parties, to compel them to litigate the right or title between themselves, and thereby to relieve himself from the suits which they might otherwise bring against him.

Interpledge (v. t.) To pledge mutually.

Interpoint (v. t.) To point; to mark with stops or pauses; to punctuate.

Interpolable (a.) That may be interpolated; suitable to be interpolated.

Interpolated (imp. & p. p.) of Interpolate

Interpolating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interpolate

Interpolate (v. t.) To renew; to carry on with intermission.

Interpolate (v. t.) To alter or corrupt by the insertion of new or foreign matter; especially, to change, as a book or text, by the insertion of matter that is new, or foreign to the purpose of the author.

Interpolate (v. t.) To fill up intermediate terms of, as of a series, according to the law of the series; to introduce, as a number or quantity, in a partial series, according to the law of that part of the series.

Interpolated (a.) Inserted in, or added to, the original; introduced; foisted in; changed by the insertion of new or spurious matter.

Interpolated (a.) Provided with necessary interpolations; as, an interpolated table.

Interpolated (a.) Introduced or determined by interpolation; as, interpolated quantities or numbers.

Interpolation (n.) The act of introducing or inserting anything, especially that which is spurious or foreign.

Interpolation (n.) That which is introduced or inserted, especially something foreign or spurious.

Interpolation (n.) The method or operation of finding from a few given terms of a series, as of numbers or observations, other intermediate terms in conformity with the law of the series.

Interpolator (n.) One who interpolates; esp., one who inserts foreign or spurious matter in genuine writings.

Interpone (v. t.) To interpose; to insert or place between.

Interponent (n.) One who, or that which, interposes; an interloper, an opponent.

Interposal (n.) The act of interposing; interposition; intervention.

Interposed (imp. & p. p.) of Interpose

Interposing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interpose

Interpose (v. t.) To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light.

Interpose (v. t.) To thrust; to intrude; to between, either for aid or for troubling.

Interpose (v. t.) To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation or argument.

Interpose (v. i.) To be or come between.

Interpose (v. i.) To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace.

Interpose (v. i.) To utter a sentiment by way of interruption.

Interpose (n.) Interposition.

Interposer (n.) One who, or that which, interposes or intervenes; an obstacle or interruption; a mediator or agent between parties.

Interposit (n.) An intermediate depot or station between one commercial city or country and another.

Interposition (n.) The act of interposing, or the state of being interposed; a being, placing, or coming between; mediation.

Interposition (n.) The thing interposed.

Interposure (n.) Interposition.

Interpreted (imp. & p. p.) of Interpret

Interpreting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interpret

Interpret (v. t.) To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied esp. to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.

Interpret (v. t.) To apprehend and represent by means of art; to show by illustrative representation; as, an actor interprets the character of Hamlet; a musician interprets a sonata; an artist interprets a landscape.

Interpret (v. i.) To act as an interpreter.

Interpretable (a.) Admitting of interpretation; capable of being interpreted or explained.

Interpretament (n.) Interpretation.

Interpretation (n.) The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream, or of an enigma.

Interpretation (n.) The sense given by an interpreter; exposition or explanation given; meaning; as, commentators give various interpretations of the same passage of Scripture.

Interpretation (n.) The power or explaining.

Interpretation (n.) An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature.

Interpretation (n.) The act or process of applying general principles or formulae to the explanation of the results obtained in special cases.

Interpretative (a.) Designed or fitted to interpret; explanatory.

Interpretative (a.) According to interpretation; constructive.

Interpretatively (adv.) By interpretation.

Interpreter (n.) One who or that which interprets, explains, or expounds; a translator; especially, a person who translates orally between two parties.

Interpretive (a.) Interpretative.

Interpubic (a.) Between the pubic bones or cartilages; as, the interpubic disk.

Interpunction (n.) The insertion of points between word or sentences; punctuation.

Interradial (a.) Between the radii, or rays; -- in zoology, said of certain parts of radiate animals; as, the interradial plates of a starfish.

Interramal (a.) Between rami or branches; esp., between the mandibles, or rami of the lower jaw; intermandibular.

Interreceive (v. t.) To receive between or within.

Interregency (n.) An interregnum.

Interregent (n.) A person who discharges the royal functions during an interregnum.

Interregnums (pl. ) of Interregnum

Interregnum (n.) The time during which a throne is vacant between the death or abdication of a sovereign and the accession of his successor.

Interregnum (n.) Any period during which, for any cause, the executive branch of a government is suspended or interrupted.

Interreign (n.) An interregnum.

Interrelated (a.) Having a mutual or reciprocal relation or parallelism; correlative.

Interrelation (n.) Mutual or reciprocal relation; correlation.

Interrenal (a.) Between the kidneys; as, the interrenal body, an organ found in many fishes.

Interrenal (n.) The interrenal body.

Interrepellent (a.) Mutually repellent.

Interrer (n.) One who inters.

Interrexes (pl. ) of Interrex

Interreges (pl. ) of Interrex

Interrex (n.) An interregent, or a regent.

Interrogating (imp. & p. p.) of Interrogate

Interrogate (v. t.) To question formally; to question; to examine by asking questions; as, to interrogate a witness.

Interrogate (v. i.) To ask questions.

Interrogate (n.) An interrogation; a question.

Interrogatee (n.) One who is interrogated.

Interrogation (n.) The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.

Interrogation (n.) A question put; an inquiry.

Interrogation (n.) A point, mark, or sign, thus [?], indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.

Interrogative (a.) Denoting a question; expressed in the form of a question; as, an interrogative sentence; an interrogative pronoun.

Interrogative (n.) A word used in asking questions; as, who? which? why?

Interrogatively (adv.) In the form of, or by means of, a question; in an interrogative manner.

Interrogator (n.) One who asks questions; a questioner.

Interrogatories (pl. ) of Interrogatory

Interrogatory (n.) A formal question or inquiry; esp. (Law), a question asked in writing.

Interrogatory (a.) Containing, expressing, or implying a question; as, an interrogatory sentence.

Interrupted (imp. & p. p.) of Interrupt

Interrupting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interrupt

Interrupt (v. t.) To break into, or between; to stop, or hinder by breaking in upon the course or progress of; to interfere with the current or motion of; to cause a temporary cessation of; as, to interrupt the remarks speaking.

Interrupt (v. t.) To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.

Interrupt (p. a.) Broken; interrupted.

Interrupted (a.) Broken; intermitted; suddenly stopped.

Interrupted (a.) Irregular; -- said of any arrangement whose symmetry is destroyed by local causes, as when leaflets are interposed among the leaves in a pinnate leaf.

Interruptedly (adv.) With breaks or interruptions; discontinuously.

Interrupter (n.) One who, or that which, interrupts.

Interrupter (n.) A device for opening and closing an electrical circuit; a vibrating spring or tuning fork, arranged to make and break a circuit at rapidly recurring intervals, by the action of the current itself.

Interruption (n.) The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon.

Interruption (n.) The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition.

Interruption (n.) Obstruction caused by breaking in upon course, current, progress, or motion; stop; hindrance; as, the author has met with many interruptions in the execution of his work; the speaker or the argument proceeds without interruption.

Interruption (n.) Temporary cessation; intermission; suspension.

Interruptive (a.) Tending to interrupt; interrupting.

Interscapular (a.) Between the scapulae or shoulder blades.

Interscapular (a.) Pertaining to the upper back, or the part between the shoulders; as, the interscapular feathers.

Interscapulars (n. pl.) The interscapular feathers of a bird.

Interscendent (a.) Having exponents which are radical quantities; -- said of certain powers; as, xA2, or xAa.

Interscinded (imp. & p. p.) of Interscind

Interscinding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interscind

Interscind (v. t.) To cut off.

Interscribed (imp. & p. p.) of Interscribe

Interscribing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interscribe

Interscribe (v. t.) To write between.

Intersecant (a.) Dividing into parts; crossing; intersecting.

Intersected (imp. & p. p.) of Intersect

Intersecting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intersect

Intersect (v. t.) To cut into or between; to cut or cross mutually; to divide into parts; as, any two diameters of a circle intersect each other at the center.

Intersect (v. i.) To cut into one another; to meet and cross each other; as, the point where two lines intersect.

Intersection (n.) The act, state, or place of intersecting.

Intersection (n.) The point or line in which one line or surface cuts another.

Intersectional (a.) Pertaining to, or formed by, intersections.

Interseminate (v. t.) To sow between or among.

Interseptal (a.) Between septa; as, the interseptal spaces or zones, between the transparent, or septal, zones in striated muscle; the interseptal chambers of a shell, or of a seed vessel.

Interserted (imp. & p. p.) of Intersert

Interserting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intersert

Intersert (v. t.) To put in between other things; to insert.

Interserttion (n.) The act of interserting, or that which is interserted.

Intersesamoid (a.) Between sesamoid bones; as, intersesamoid ligaments.

Interset (v. t.) To set between or among.

Intershock (v. t.) To shock mutually.

Intersidereal (a.) Between or among constellations or stars; interstellar.

Intersocial (a.) Pertaining to the mutual intercourse or relations of persons in society; social.

Intersomnious (a.) Between the times of sleeping; in an interval of wakefulness.

Interspace (n.) Intervening space.

Interspeech (n.) A speech interposed between others.

Interspersed (imp. & p. p.) of Intersperse

Interspersing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intersperse

Intersperse (v. t.) To scatter or set here and there among other things; to insert at intervals; as, to intersperse pictures in a book.

Intersperse (v. t.) To diversify or adorn with things set or scattered at intervals; to place something at intervals in or among; as, to intersperse a book with pictures.

Interspersion (n.) The act of interspersing, or the state of being interspersed.

Interspinal (a.) Alt. of Interspinous

Interspinous (a.) Between spines; esp., between the spinous processes of the vertebral column.

Interspiration (n.) Spiritual inspiration at separate times, or at intervals.

Interstapedial (a.) Pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, between the stapes and the mediostapedial.

Interstapedial (n.) The interstapedial part of the columella.

Interstate (a.) Pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States; as, interstate commerce.

Interstellar (a.) Between or among the stars; as, interstellar space.

Interstellary (a.) Interstellar.

Intersternal (a.) Between the sternal; -- said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.

Interstices (pl. ) of Interstice

Interstice (n.) That which intervenes between one thing and another; especially, a space between things closely set, or between the parts which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval; as, the interstices of a wall.

Interstice (n.) An interval of time; specifically (R. C. Ch.), in the plural, the intervals which the canon law requires between the reception of the various degrees of orders.

Intersticed (a.) Provided with interstices; having interstices between; situated at intervals.

Interstinctive (a.) Distinguishing.

Interstitial (a.) Of or pertaining to interstices; intermediate; within the tissues; as, interstitial cavities or spaces in the tissues of animals or plants.

Interstition (n.) An intervening period of time; interval.

Interstratification (n.) Stratification among or between other layers or strata; also, that which is interstratified.

Interstratified (a.) Stratified among or between other bodies; as, interstratified rocks.

Interstratify (v. t.) To put or insert between other strata.

Intertalk (v. i.) To converse.

Intertangle (v. t.) To entangle; to intertwine.

Intertarsal (a.) Between the tarsal bones; as, the intertarsal articulations.

Intertex (v. t.) To intertwine; to weave or bind together.

Intertexture (n.) The act of interweaving, or the state of being interwoven; that which is interwoven.

Interthoracic (a.) In the thorax.

Intertie (n.) In any framed work, a horizontal tie other than sill and plate or other principal ties, securing uprights to one another.

Intertissued (a.) Interwoven.

Intertraffic (n.) Mutual trade of traffic.

Intertranspicuous (a.) Transpicuous within or between.

Intertransverse (a.) Between the transverse processes of the vertebrae.

Intertrigo (n.) A rubbing or chafing of the skin; especially, an abrasion or excoriation of the skin between folds, as in fat or neglected children.

Intertrochanteric (a.) Between the trochanters of the femur.

Intertropical (a.) Situated between or within the tropics.

Intertubular (a.) Between tubes or tubules; as, intertubular cells; intertubular substance.

Intertwine (v. t.) To unite by twining one with another; to entangle; to interlace.

Intertwine (v. i.) To be twined or twisted together; to become mutually involved or enfolded.

Intertwine (n.) The act intertwining, or the state of being intertwined.

Intertwiningly (adv.) By intertwining or being intertwined.

Intertwist (v. t.) To twist together one with another; to intertwine.

Intertwistingly (adv.) By intertwisting, or being intertwisted.

Interungular (a.) Alt. of Interungulate

Interungulate (a.) Between ungulae; as, interungular glands.

Interval (n.) A space between things; a void space intervening between any two objects; as, an interval between two houses or hills.

Interval (n.) Space of time between any two points or events; as, the interval between the death of Charles I. of England, and the accession of Charles II.

Interval (n.) A brief space of time between the recurrence of similar conditions or states; as, the interval between paroxysms of pain; intervals of sanity or delirium.

Interval (n.) Difference in pitch between any two tones.

Interval (n.) Alt. of Intervale

Intervale (n.) A tract of low ground between hills, or along the banks of a stream, usually alluvial land, enriched by the overflowings of the river, or by fertilizing deposits of earth from the adjacent hills. Cf. Bottom, n., 7.

Intervallums (pl. ) of Intervallum

Intervalla (pl. ) of Intervallum

Intervallum (n.) An interval.

Intervary (v. i.) To alter or vary between; to change.

Interveined (a.) Intersected, as with veins.

Intervened (imp. & p. p.) of Intervene

Intervening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intervene

Intervene (v. i.) To come between, or to be between, persons or things; -- followed by between; as, the Mediterranean intervenes between Europe and Africa.

Intervene (v. i.) To occur, fall, or come between, points of time, or events; as, an instant intervened between the flash and the report; nothing intervened ( i. e., between the intention and the execution) to prevent the undertaking.

Intervene (v. i.) To interpose; as, to intervene to settle a quarrel.

Intervene (v. i.) In a suit to which one has not been made a party, to put forward a defense of one's interest in the subject matter.

Intervene (v. t.) To come between.

Intervene (n.) A coming between; intervention; meeting.

Intervener (n.) One who intervenes; especially (Law), a person who assumes a part in a suit between others.

Intervenience (n.) Alt. of Interveniency

Interveniency (n.) Intervention; interposition.

Intervenient (a.) Being or coming between; intercedent; interposed.

Intervent (v. t.) To thwart; to obstruct.

Intervention (n.) The act of intervening; interposition.

Intervention (n.) Any interference that may affect the interests of others; especially, of one or more states with the affairs of another; mediation.

Intervention (n.) The act by which a third person, to protect his own interest, interposes and becomes a party to a suit pending between other parties.

Interventor (n.) One who intervenes; a mediator; especially (Eccles. Hist.), a person designated by a church to reconcile parties, and unite them in the choice of officers.

Interventricular (a.) Between the ventricles; as, the interventricular partition of the heart.

Intervenue (n.) Interposition.

Intervert (v. t.) To turn to another course or use.

Intervertebral (a.) Between vertebrae.

Interview (n.) A mutual sight or view; a meeting face to face; usually, a formal or official meeting for consultation; a conference; as, the secretary had an interview with the President.

Interview (n.) A conservation, or questioning, for the purpose of eliciting information for publication; the published statement so elicited.

Interview (v. t.) To have an interview with; to question or converse with, especially for the purpose of obtaining information for publication.

Interviewer (n.) One who interviews; especially, one who obtains an interview with another for the purpose of eliciting his opinions or obtaining information for publication.

Interviewing (n.) The act or custom of holding an interview or interviews.

Intervisible (a.) Mutually visible, or in sight, the one from the other, as stations.

Intervisit (v. i.) To exchange visits.

Intervital (a.) Between two lives.

Intervolution (n.) The state of being intervolved or coiled up; a convolution; as, the intervolutions of a snake.

Intervolved (imp. & p. p.) of Intervolve

Intervolving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intervolve

Intervolve (v. t.) To involve one within another; to twist or coil together.

Interwove (imp. & obs. p. p.) of Interweave

Interwoven (p. p.) of Interweave

Interweaving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Interweave

Interweave (v. t.) To weave together; to intermix or unite in texture or construction; to intertwine; as, threads of silk and cotton interwoven.

Interweave (v. t.) To intermingle; to unite intimately; to connect closely; as, to interweave truth with falsehood.

Interwish (v. t.) To wish mutually in regarded to each other.

Interworking (n.) The act of working in together; interweaving.

Interworld (n.) A world between other worlds.

Interwove () Alt. of Interwoven

Interwoven () imp. & p. p. of Interweave.

Interwreathe (v. t.) To weave into a wreath; to intertwine.

Intestable (a.) Not capable of making a will; not legally qualified or competent to make a testament.

Intestacy (n.) The state of being intestate, or of dying without having made a valid will.

Intestate (a.) Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate.

Intestate (a.) Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.

Intestate (n.) A person who dies without making a valid will.

Intestinal (a.) Of or pertaining to the intestines of an animal; as, the intestinal tube; intestinal digestion; intestinal ferments.

Intestine (a.) Internal; inward; -- opposed to external.

Intestine (a.) Internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign; -- applied usually to that which is evil; as, intestine disorders, calamities, etc.

Intestine (a.) Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.

Intestine (a.) Shut up; inclosed.

Intestines (pl. ) of Intestine

Intestine (a.) That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.

Intestine (a.) The bowels; entrails; viscera.

Intext (n.) The text of a book.

Intextine (n.) A thin membrane existing in the pollen grains of some plants, and situated between the extine and the intine, as in /nothera.

Intextured (a.) Inwrought; woven in.

Inthirst (v. t.) To make thirsty.

Inthralled (imp. & p. p.) of Inthrall

Inthralling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inthrall

Inthrall (v. t.) To reduce to bondage or servitude; to make a thrall, slave, vassal, or captive of; to enslave.

Inthrallment (n.) Act of inthralling, or state of being inthralled; servitude; bondage; vassalage.

Inthrone (v. t.) Same as Enthrone.

Inthrong (v. i.) To throng or collect together.

Inthronization (n.) Enthronement.

Inthronize (v. t.) To enthrone.

Intice (v. t.) See Entice.

Intimacies (pl. ) of Intimacy

Intimacy (n.) The state of being intimate; close familiarity or association; nearness in friendship.

Intimate (a.) Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty.

Intimate (a.) Near; close; direct; thorough; complete.

Intimate (a.) Close in friendship or acquaintance; familiar; confidential; as, an intimate friend.

Intimate (n.) An intimate friend or associate; a confidant.

Intimated (imp. & p. p.) of Intimate

Intimating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intimate

Intimate (a.) To announce; to declare; to publish; to communicate; to make known.

Intimate (a.) To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office.

Intimately (adv.) In an intimate manner.

Intimation (n.) The act of intimating; also, the thing intimated.

Intimation (n.) Announcement; declaration.

Intimation (n.) A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design.

Intime (a.) Inward; internal; intimate.

Intimidated (imp. & p. p.) of Intimidate

Intimidating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intimidate

Intimidate (v. t.) To make timid or fearful; to inspire of affect with fear; to deter, as by threats; to dishearten; to abash.

Intimidation (n.) The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.

Intimidatory (a.) Tending or serving to intimidate.

Intinction (n.) The act of tingeing or dyeing.

Intinction (n.) A method or practice of the administration of the sacrament by dipping the bread or wafer in the wine and administering both together.

Intinctivity (n.) The want of the quality of coloring or tingeing other bodies.

Intine (n.) A transparent, extensible membrane of extreme tenuity, which forms the innermost coating of grains of pollen.

Intire (adv.) Alt. of Intirely

Intirely (adv.) See Entire, a., Entirely, adv.

Intitle (v. t.) See Entitle.

Intituled (imp. & p. p.) of Intitule

Intituling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intitule

Intitule (v. t.) To entitle; to give a title to.

Into (prep.) To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

Into (prep.) Expressing entrance, or a passing from the outside of a thing to its interior parts; -- following verbs expressing motion; as, come into the house; go into the church; one stream falls or runs into another; water enters into the fine vessels of plants.

Into (prep.) Expressing penetration beyond the outside or surface, or access to the inside, or contents; as, to look into a letter or book; to look into an apartment.

Into (prep.) Indicating insertion; as, to infuse more spirit or animation into a composition.

Into (prep.) Denoting inclusion; as, put these ideas into other words.

Into (prep.) Indicating the passing of a thing from one form, condition, or state to another; as, compound substances may be resolved into others which are more simple; ice is convertible into water, and water into vapor; men are more easily drawn than forced into compliance; we may reduce many distinct substances into one mass; men are led by evidence into belief of truth, and are often enticed into the commission of crimes'into; she burst into tears; children are sometimes frightened into fits; all persons are liable to be seduced into error and folly.

Intolerability (n.) The quality of being intolerable; intolerableness.

Intolerable (a.) Not tolerable; not capable of being borne or endured; not proper or right to be allowed; insufferable; insupportable; unbearable; as, intolerable pain; intolerable heat or cold; an intolerable burden.

Intolerable (a.) Enormous.

Intolerance (n.) Want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light.

Intolerance (n.) The quality of being intolerant; refusal to allow to others the enjoyment of their opinions, chosen modes of worship, and the like; want of patience and forbearance; illiberality; bigotry; as, intolerance shown toward a religious sect.

Intolerancy (n.) Intolerance.

Intolerant (a.) Not enduring; not able to endure.

Intolerant (a.) Not tolerating difference of opinion or sentiment, especially in religious matters; refusing to allow others the enjoyment of their opinions, rights, or worship; unjustly impatient of the opinion of those disagree with us; not tolerant; unforbearing; bigoted.

Intolerant (n.) An intolerant person; a bigot.

Intolerantly (adv.) In an intolerant manner.

Intolerated (a.) Not tolerated.

Intolerating (a.) Intolerant.

Intoleration (n.) Intolerance; want of toleration; refusal to tolerate a difference of opinion.

Intombed (imp. & p. p.) of Intomb

Intombing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intomb

Intomb (v. t.) To place in a tomb; to bury; to entomb. See Entomb.

Intombment (n.) See Entombment.

Intonate (v. i.) To thunder.

Intonated (imp. & p. p.) of Intonate

Intonating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intonate

Intonate (v. i.) To sound the tones of the musical scale; to practice the sol-fa.

Intonate (v. i.) To modulate the voice in a musical, sonorous, and measured manner, as in reading the liturgy; to intone.

Intonate (v. t.) To utter in a musical or sonorous manner; to chant; as, to intonate the liturgy.

Intonation (n.) A thundering; thunder.

Intonation (n.) The act of sounding the tones of the musical scale.

Intonation (n.) Singing or playing in good tune or otherwise; as, her intonation was false.

Intonation (n.) Reciting in a musical prolonged tone; intonating, or singing of the opening phrase of a plain-chant, psalm, or canticle by a single voice, as of a priest. See Intone, v. t.

Intoned (imp. & p. p.) of Intone

Intoning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intone

Intone (v. t.) To utter with a musical or prolonged note or tone; to chant; as, to intone the church service.

Intone (v. i.) To utter a prolonged tone or a deep, protracted sound; to speak or recite in a measured, sonorous manner; to intonate.

Intorsion (n.) A winding, bending, or twisting.

Intorsion (n.) The bending or twining of any part of a plant toward one side or the other, or in any direction from the vertical.

Intorted (imp. & p. p.) of Intort

Intorting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intort

Intort (v. t.) To twist in and out; to twine; to wreathe; to wind; to wring.

Intortion (n.) See Intorsion.

Intoxicant (n.) That which intoxicates; an intoxicating agent; as, alcohol, opium, and laughing gas are intoxicants.

Intoxicate (a.) Intoxicated.

Intoxicate (a.) Overexcited, as with joy or grief.

Intoxicated (imp. & p. p.) of Intoxicate

Intoxicating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intoxicate

Intoxicate (v. t.) To poison; to drug.

Intoxicate (v. t.) To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance.

Intoxicate (v. t.) To excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness; to elate unduly or excessively.

Intoxicatedness (n.) The state of being intoxicated; intoxication; drunkenness.

Intoxicating (a.) Producing intoxication; fitted to intoxicate; as, intoxicating liquors.

Intoxication (n.) A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

Intoxication (n.) The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk.

Intoxication (n.) A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.

Intra- () A prefix signifying in, within, interior; as, intraocular, within the eyeball; intramarginal.

Intraaxillary (a.) Situated below the point where a leaf joins the stem.

Intracellular (a.) Within a cell; as, the intracellular movements seen in the pigment cells, the salivary cells, and in the protoplasm of some vegetable cells.

Intracolic (a.) Within the colon; as, the intracolic valve.

Intracranial (a.) Within the cranium or skull.

Intractability (n.) The quality of being intractable; intractableness.

Intractable (a.) Not tractable; not easily governed, managed, or directed; indisposed to be taught, disciplined, or tamed; violent; stubborn; obstinate; refractory; as, an intractable child.

Intractile (a.) Not tractile; incapable of being drawn out or extended.

Intrados (n.) The interior curve of an arch; esp., the inner or lower curved face of the whole body of voussoirs taken together. See Extrados.

Intrafoliaceous (a.) Growing immediately above, or in front of, a leaf; as, intrafoliaceous stipules.

Intrafusion (n.) The act of pouring into a vessel; specif. (Med.), the operation of introducing a substance into a blood vessel; as, intrafusion of blood.

Intralobular (a.) Within lobules; as, the intralobular branches of the hepatic veins.

Intramarginal (a.) Situated within the margin.

Intramercurial (a.) Between the planet Mercury and the sun; -- as, the hypothetical Vulcan is intramercurial.

Intramolecular (a.) Between molecules; situated, or acting, between the molecules of bodies.

Intramundane (a.) Being within the material world; -- opposed to extramundane.

Intramural (a.) Being within the walls, as of a city.

Intramural (a.) Being within the substance of the walls of an organ; as, intramural pregnancy.

Intranquillity (n.) Unquietness; restlessness.

Intranscalent (a.) Impervious to heat; adiathermic.

Intransgressible (a.) Incapable of being transgressed; not to be passes over or crossed.

Intranssient (a.) Not transient; remaining; permanent.

Intransigent (a.) Refusing compromise; uncompromising; irreconcilable.

Intransigentes (n. pl.) The extreme radicals; the party of the irreconcilables.

Intransitive (a.) Not passing farther; kept; detained.

Intransitive (a.) Not transitive; not passing over to an object; expressing an action or state that is limited to the agent or subject, or, in other words, an action which does not require an object to complete the sense; as, an intransitive verb, e. g., the bird flies; the dog runs.

Intransitively (adv.) Without an object following; in the manner of an intransitive verb.

In transitu () In transit; during passage; as, goods in transitu.

Intransmissible (a.) Not capable of being transmitted.

Intransmutability (n.) The quality of being intransmutable.

Intransmutable (a.) Not capable of being transmuted or changed into another substance.

Intrant (a.) Entering; penetrating.

Intrant (n.) One who enters; especially, a person entering upon some office or station.

Intranuclear (a.) Within the nucleus of a cell; as. the intranuclear network of fibrils, seen in the first stages of karyokinesis.

Intrap (v. t.) See Entrap.

Intraparietal (a.) Situated or occurring within an inclosure; shut off from public sight; private; secluded; retired.

Intrapetiolar (a.) Situated between the petiole and the stem; -- said of the pair of stipules at the base of a petiole when united by those margins next the petiole, thus seeming to form a single stipule between the petiole and the stem or branch; -- often confounded with interpetiolar, from which it differs essentially in meaning.

Intraterritorial (a.) Within the territory or a territory.

Intrathoracic (a.) Within the thora/ or chest.

Intratropical (a.) Within the tropics.

Intrauterine (a.) Within the uterus or womb; as, intrauterine hemorrhage.

Intravalvular (a.) Between valves.

Intravenous (a.) Within the veins.

Intraventricular (a.) Within or between ventricles.

Intreasure (v. t.) To lay up, as in a treasury; to hoard.

Intreat (v. t.) See Entreat.

Intreatable (a.) Not to be entreated; inexorable.

Intreatance (n.) Entreaty.

Intreatful (a.) Full of entreaty.

Intrenched (imp. & p. p.) of Intrench

Intrenching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrench

Intrench (v. t.) To cut in; to furrow; to make trenches in or upon.

Intrench (v. t.) To surround with a trench or with intrenchments, as in fortification; to fortify with a ditch and parapet; as, the army intrenched their camp, or intrenched itself.

Intrench (v. i.) To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and take possession of, that which belongs to another; -- usually followed by on or upon; as, the king was charged with intrenching on the rights of the nobles, and the nobles were accused of intrenching on the prerogative of the crown.

Intrenchant (a.) Not to be gashed or marked with furrows.

Intrenchment (n.) The act of intrenching or the state of being intrenched.

Intrenchment (n.) Any defensive work consisting of at least a trench or ditch and a parapet made from the earth thrown up in making such a ditch.

Intrenchment (n.) Any defense or protection.

Intrenchment (n.) An encroachment or infringement.

Intrepid (a.) Not trembling or shaking with fear; fearless; bold; brave; undaunted; courageous; as, an intrepid soldier; intrepid spirit.

Intrepidity (n.) The quality or state of being intrepid; fearless bravery; courage; resoluteness; valor.

Intrepidly (adv.) In an intrepid manner; courageously; resolutely.

Intricable (a.) Entangling.

Intricacies (pl. ) of Intricacy

Intricacy (n.) The state or quality of being intricate or entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; that which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot.

Intricate (a.) Entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc.

Intricate (v. t.) To entangle; to involve; to make perplexing.

Intricately (adv.) In an intricate manner.

Intricateness (n.) The state or quality of being intricate; intricacy.

Intrication (n.) Entanglement.

Intrigante (n.) A female intriguer.

Intrigued (imp. & p. p.) of Intrigue

Intriguing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrigue

Intrigue (v. i.) To form a plot or scheme; to contrive to accomplish a purpose by secret artifice.

Intrigue (v. i.) To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour.

Intrigue (v. t.) To fill with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass.

Intrigue (v. i.) Intricacy; complication.

Intrigue (v. i.) A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem.

Intrigue (v. i.) The plot or romance; a complicated scheme of designs, actions, and events.

Intrigue (v. i.) A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes; an amour; a liaison.

Intriguer (n.) One who intrigues.

Intriguery (n.) Arts or practice of intrigue.

Intriguingly (adv.) By means of, or in the manner of, intrigue.

Intrinse (a.) Tightly drawn; or (perhaps) intricate.

Intrinsic (a.) Inward; internal; hence, true; genuine; real; essential; inherent; not merely apparent or accidental; -- opposed to extrinsic; as, the intrinsic value of gold or silver; the intrinsic merit of an action; the intrinsic worth or goodness of a person.

Intrinsic (a.) Included wholly within an organ or limb, as certain groups of muscles; -- opposed to extrinsic.

Intrinsic (n.) A genuine quality.

Intrinsical (a.) Intrinsic.

Intrinsical (a.) Intimate; closely familiar.

Intrinsicality (n.) The quality of being intrinsic; essentialness; genuineness; reality.

Intrinsically (adv.) Internally; in its nature; essentially; really; truly.

Intrinsicalness (n.) The quality of being intrinsical; intrinsicality.

Intrinsicate (a.) Intricate.

Intro- () A prefix signifying within, into, in, inward; as, introduce, introreception, introthoracic.

Introcession (n.) A depression, or inward sinking of parts.

Introduced (imp. & p. p.) of Introduce

Introducing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Introduce

Introduce (v. t.) To lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to introduce a person into a drawing-room.

Introduce (v. t.) To put (something into a place); to insert; as, to introduce the finger, or a probe.

Introduce (v. t.) To lead to and make known by formal announcement or recommendation; hence, to cause to be acquainted; as, to introduce strangers; to introduce one person to another.

Introduce (v. t.) To bring into notice, practice, cultivation, or use; as, to introduce a new fashion, method, or plant.

Introduce (v. t.) To produce; to cause to exist; to induce.

Introduce (v. t.) To open to notice; to begin; to present; as, he introduced the subject with a long preface.

Introducement (n.) Introduction.

Introducer (n.) One who, or that which, introduces.

Introduct (v. t.) To introduce.

Introduction (n.) The act of introducing, or bringing to notice.

Introduction (n.) The act of formally making persons known to each other; a presentation or making known of one person to another by name; as, the introduction of one stranger to another.

Introduction (n.) That part of a book or discourse which introduces or leads the way to the main subject, or part; preliminary; matter; preface; proem; exordium.

Introduction (n.) A formal and elaborate preliminary treatise; specifically, a treatise introductory to other treatises, or to a course of study; a guide; as, an introduction to English literature.

Introductive (a.) Serving to introduce; introductory.

Introductor (n.) An introducer.

Introductorily (adv.) By way of introduction.

Introductory (a.) Serving to introduce something else; leading to the main subject or business; preliminary; prefatory; as, introductory proceedings; an introductory discourse.

Introductress (n.) A female introducer.

Introflexed (a.) Flexed or bent inward.

Introgression (n.) The act of going in; entrance.

Introit (n.) A going in.

Introit (n.) A psalm sung or chanted immediately before the collect, epistle, and gospel, and while the priest is entering within the rails of the altar.

Introit (n.) A part of a psalm or other portion of Scripture read by the priest at Mass immediately after ascending to the altar.

Introit (n.) An anthem or psalm sung before the Communion service.

Introit (n.) Any composition of vocal music appropriate to the opening of church services.

Intromission (n.) The act of sending in or of putting in; insertion.

Intromission (n.) The act of letting go in; admission.

Intromission (n.) An intermeddling with the affairs of another, either on legal grounds or without authority.

Intromitted (imp. & p. p.) of Intromit

Intromitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intromit

Intromit (v. t.) To send in or put in; to insert or introduce.

Intromit (v. t.) To allow to pass in; to admit.

Intromit (v. i.) To intermeddle with the effects or goods of another.

Intromittent (a.) Throwing, or allowing to pass, into or within.

Intromittent (a.) Used in copulation; -- said of the external reproductive organs of the males of many animals, and sometimes of those of the females.

Intromitter (n.) One who intromits.

Intropression (n.) Pressure acting within.

Introreception (n.) The act of admitting into or within.

Introrse (a.) Turning or facing inward, or toward the axis of the part to which it belongs.

Introspect (v. t.) To look into or within; to view the inside of.

Introspection (n.) A view of the inside or interior; a looking inward; specifically, the act or process of self-examination, or inspection of one's own thoughts and feelings; the cognition which the mind has of its own acts and states; self-consciousness; reflection.

Introspectionist (n.) One given to the introspective method of examining the phenomena of the soul.

Introspective (a.) Inspecting within; seeing inwardly; capable of, or exercising, inspection; self-conscious.

Introspective (a.) Involving the act or results of conscious knowledge of physical phenomena; -- contrasted with associational.

Introsume (v. t.) To draw in; to swallow.

Introsusception (n.) The act or process of receiving within.

Introsusception (n.) Same as Intussusception.

Introvenient (a.) Coming in together; entering; commingling.

Introversion (n.) The act of introverting, or the state of being introverted; the act of turning the mind inward.

Introverted (imp. & p. p.) of Introvert

Introverting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Introvert

Introvert (v. t.) To turn or bend inward.

Introvert (v. t.) To look within; to introspect.

Intrude (v. i.) To thrust one's self in; to come or go in without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass; as, to intrude on families at unseasonable hours; to intrude on the lands of another.

Intruded (imp. & p. p.) of Intrude

Intruding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrude

Intrude (v. t.) To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to intrude one's presence into a conference; to intrude one's opinions upon another.

Intrude (v. t.) To enter by force; to invade.

Intrude (v. t.) The cause to enter or force a way, as into the crevices of rocks.

Intruded (p. a.) Same as Intrusive.

Intruder (n.) One who intrudes; one who thrusts himself in, or enters without right, or without leave or welcome; a trespasser.

Intrudress (n.) A female intruder.

Intrunk (v. t.) To inclose as in a trunk; to incase.

Intrusion (n.) The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the forcing (one's self) into a place without right or welcome; encroachment.

Intrusion (n.) The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or metal state, into the cavities of another.

Intrusion (n.) The entry of a stranger, after a particular estate or freehold is determined, before the person who holds in remainder or reversion has taken possession.

Intrusion (n.) The settlement of a minister over 3 congregation without their consent.

Intrusional (a.) Of or pertaining to intrusion.

Intrusionist (n.) One who intrudes; especially, one who favors the appointment of a clergyman to a parish, by a patron, against the wishes of the parishioners.

Intrusive (a.) Apt to intrude; characterized by intrusion; entering without right or welcome.

Intrusted (imp. & p. p.) of Intrust

Intrusting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intrust

Intrust (v. t.) To deliver (something) to another in trust; to deliver to (another) something in trust; to commit or surrender (something) to another with a certain confidence regarding his care, use, or disposal of it; as, to intrust a servant with one's money or intrust money or goods to a servant.

Intubation (n.) The introduction of a tube into an organ to keep it open, as into the larynx in croup.

Intuition (n.) A looking after; a regard to.

Intuition (n.) Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from "mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.

Intuition (n.) Any object or truth discerned by direct cognition; especially, a first or primary truth.

Intuitional (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, intuition; characterized by intuition; perceived by intuition; intuitive.

Intuitionalism (n.) The doctrine that the perception or recognition of primary truth is intuitive, or direct and immediate; -- opposed to sensationalism, and experientialism.

Intuitionalist (n.) One who holds the doctrine of intuitionalism.

Intuitionism (n.) Same as Intuitionalism.

Intuitionist (n.) Same as Intuitionalist.

Intuitive (a.) Seeing clearly; as, an intuitive view; intuitive vision.

Intuitive (a.) Knowing, or perceiving, by intuition; capable of knowing without deduction or reasoning.

Intuitive (a.) Received. reached, obtained, or perceived, by intuition; as, intuitive judgment or knowledge; -- opposed to deductive.

Intuitively (adv.) In an intuitive manner.

Intuitivism (n.) The doctrine that the ideas of right and wrong are intuitive.

Intumesced (imp. & p. p.) of Intumesce

Intumescing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intumesce

Intumesce (v. i.) To enlarge or expand with heat; to swell; specifically, to swell up or bubble up under the action of heat, as before the blowpipe.

Intumescence (n.) The act or process of swelling or enlarging; also, the state of being swollen; expansion; tumidity; especially, the swelling up of bodies under the action of heat.

Intumescence (n.) Anything swollen or enlarged, as a tumor.

Intumescent (a.) Swelling up; expanding.

Intumulated (a.) Unburied.

Intune (v. t.) To intone. Cf. Entune.

Inturbidated (imp. & p. p.) of Inturbidate

Inturbidating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inturbidate

Inturbidate (v. t.) To render turbid; to darken; to confuse.

Inturgescence (n.) A swelling; the act of swelling, or state of being swelled.

Intuse (n.) A bruise; a contusion.

Intussuscepted (a.) Received into some other thing or part, as a sword into a sheath; invaginated.

Intussusception (n.) The reception of one part within another.

Intussusception (n.) The abnormal reception or slipping of a part of a tube, by inversion and descent, within a contiguous part of it; specifically, the reception or slipping of the upper part of the small intestine into the lower; introsusception; invagination.

Intussusception (n.) The interposition of new particles of formative material among those already existing, as in a cell wall, or in a starch grain.

Intussusception (n.) The act of taking foreign matter, as food, into a living body; the process of nutrition, by which dead matter is absorbed by the living organism, and ultimately converted into the organized substance of its various tissues and organs.

Intwine (v. t.) To twine or twist into, or together; to wreathe; as, a wreath of flowers intwined.

Intwine (v. i.) To be or to become intwined.

Intwinement (n.) The act of twinning, or the state of being intwined.

Intwist (v. t.) To twist into or together; to interweave.

Inuendo (n.) See Innuendo.

Inulin (n.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as Inula, Helianthus, Campanula, etc., and is extracted by solution as a tasteless, white, semicrystalline substance, resembling starch, with which it is isomeric. It is intermediate in nature between starch and sugar. Called also dahlin, helenin, alantin, etc.

Inuloid (n.) A substance resembling inulin, found in the unripe bulbs of the dahila.

Inumbrate (v. t.) To shade; to darken.

Inuncted (a.) Anointed.

Inunction (n.) The act of anointing, or the state of being anointed; unction; specifically (Med.), the rubbing of ointments into the pores of the skin, by which medicinal agents contained in them, such as mercury, iodide of potash, etc., are absorbed.

Inunctuosity (n.) The want of unctuosity; freedom from greasiness or oiliness; as, the inunctuosity of porcelain clay.

Inundant (a.) Overflowing.

Inundated (imp. & p. p.) of Inundate

Inundating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inundate

Inundate (v. t.) To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town.

Inundate (v. t.) To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit.

Inundation (n.) The act of inundating, or the state of being inundated; an overflow; a flood; a rising and spreading of water over grounds.

Inundation (n.) An overspreading of any kind; overflowing or superfluous abundance; a flood; a great influx; as, an inundation of tourists.

Inunderstanding (a.) Void of understanding.

Inurbane (a.) Uncivil; unpolished; rude.

Inurbanity (n.) Want of urbanity or courtesy; unpolished manners or deportment; inurbaneness; rudeness.

Inured (imp. & p. p.) of Inure

Inuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inure

Inure (v. t.) To apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or accustom till use gives little or no pain or inconvenience; to harden; to habituate; to practice habitually.

Inure (v. i.) To pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs.

Inurement (n.) Use; practice; discipline; habit; custom.

Inurned (imp. & p. p.) of Inurn

Inurning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inurn

Inurn (v. t.) To put in an urn, as the ashes of the dead; hence, to bury; to intomb.

Inusitate (a.) Unusual.

Inusitation (n.) Want of use; disuse.

Inust (a.) Burnt in.

Inustion (n.) The act of burning or branding.

Inutile (a.) Useless; unprofitable.

Inutility (n.) Uselessness; the quality of being unprofitable; unprofitableness; as, the inutility of vain speculations and visionary projects.

Inutterable (a.) Unutterable; inexpressible.

In vacuo () In a vacuum; in empty space; as, experiments in vacuo.

Invaded (imp. & p. p.) of Invade

Invading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invade

Invade (v. t.) To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; -- used of forcible or rude ingress.

Invade (v. t.) To enter with hostile intentions; to enter with a view to conquest or plunder; to make an irruption into; to attack; as, the Romans invaded Great Britain.

Invade (v. t.) To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate; as, the king invaded the rights of the people.

Invade (v. t.) To grow or spread over; to affect injuriously and progressively; as, gangrene invades healthy tissue.

Invade (v. i.) To make an invasion.

Invader (n.) One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.

Invaginate (v. t.) To insert as in a sheath; to produce intussusception in.

Invaginate (a.) Alt. of Invaginated

Invaginated (a.) Sheathed.

Invaginated (a.) Having one portion of a hollow organ drawn back within another portion.

Invagination (n.) The condition of an invaginated organ or part.

Invagination (n.) One of the methods by which the various germinal layers of the ovum are differentiated.

Invalescence (n.) Strength; health.

Invaletudinary (a.) Wanting health; valetudinary.

Invalid (a.) Of no force, weight, or cogency; not valid; weak.

Invalid (a.) Having no force, effect, or efficacy; void; null; as, an invalid contract or agreement.

Invalid (a.) A person who is weak and infirm; one who is disabled for active service; especially, one in chronic ill health.

Invalid (n.) Not well; feeble; infirm; sickly; as, he had an invalid daughter.

Invalid (v. t.) To make or render invalid or infirm.

Invalid (v. t.) To classify or enroll as an invalid.

Invalidated (imp. & p. p.) of Invalidate

Invalidating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invalidate

Invalidate (v. t.) To render invalid; to weaken or lessen the force of; to destroy the authority of; to render of no force or effect; to overthrow; as, to invalidate an agreement or argument.

Invalidation (n.) The act of inavlidating, or the state of being invalidated.

Invalide (n.) See Invalid, n.

Invalidism (n.) The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.

Invalidity (n.) Want of validity or cogency; want of legal force or efficacy; invalidness; as, the invalidity of an agreement or of a will.

Invalidity (n.) Want of health; infirmity.

Invalidness (n.) Invalidity; as, the invalidness of reasoning.

Invalorous (a.) Not valorous; cowardly.

Invaluable (a.) Valuable beyond estimation; inestimable; priceless; precious.

Invaluably (adv.) Inestimably.

Invalued (a.) Inestimable.

Invariability (n.) The quality of being invariable; invariableness; constancy; uniformity.

Invariable (a.) Not given to variation or change; unalterable; unchangeable; always uniform.

Invariable (n.) An invariable quantity; a constant.

Invariance (n.) The property of remaining invariable under prescribed or implied conditions.

Invariant (n.) An invariable quantity; specifically, a function of the coefficients of one or more forms, which remains unaltered, when these undergo suitable linear transformations.

Invasion (n.) The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.

Invasion (n.) A warlike or hostile entrance into the possessions or domains of another; the incursion of an army for conquest or plunder.

Invasion (n.) The incoming or first attack of anything hurtful or pernicious; as, the invasion of a disease.

Invasive (a.) Tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive.

Invect (v. i.) To inveigh.

Invected (a.) Having a border or outline composed of semicircles with the convexity outward; -- the opposite of engrailed.

Invection (n.) An inveighing against; invective.

Invective (a.) Characterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusive; railing.

Invective (n.) An expression which inveighs or rails against a person; a severe or violent censure or reproach; something uttered or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another; a harsh or reproachful accusation; -- followed by against, having reference to the person or thing affected; as an invective against tyranny.

Invectively (adv.) In an invective manner.

Inveighed (imp. & p. p.) of Inveigh

Inveighing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inveigh

Inveigh (v. i.) To declaim or rail (against some person or thing); to utter censorious and bitter language; to attack with harsh criticism or reproach, either spoken or written; to use invectives; -- with against; as, to inveigh against character, conduct, manners, customs, morals, a law, an abuse.

Inveigher (n.) One who inveighs.

Inveigled (imp. & p. p.) of Inveigle

Inveigling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inveigle

Inveigle (v. t.) To lead astray as if blind; to persuade to something evil by deceptive arts or flattery; to entice; to insnare; to seduce; to wheedle.

Inveiglement (n.) The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled; that which inveigles; enticement; seduction.

Inveigler (n.) One who inveigles.

Inveil (v. t.) To cover, as with a vail.

Invendibility (n.) The quality of being invendible; invendibleness; unsalableness.

Invendible (a.) Not vendible or salable.

Invenom (v. t.) See Envenom.

Invented (imp. & p. p.) of Invent

Inventing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invent

Invent (v. t.) To come or light upon; to meet; to find.

Invent (v. t.) To discover, as by study or inquiry; to find out; to devise; to contrive or produce for the first time; -- applied commonly to the discovery of some serviceable mode, instrument, or machine.

Invent (v. t.) To frame by the imagination; to fabricate mentally; to forge; -- in a good or a bad sense; as, to invent the machinery of a poem; to invent a falsehood.

Inventer (n.) One who invents.

Inventful (a.) Full of invention.

Inventible (a.) Capable of being invented.

Inventibleness (n.) Quality of being inventible.

Invention (n.) The act of finding out or inventing; contrivance or construction of that which has not before existed; as, the invention of logarithms; the invention of the art of printing.

Invention (n.) That which is invented; an original contrivance or construction; a device; as, this fable was the invention of Esop; that falsehood was her own invention.

Invention (n.) Thought; idea.

Invention (n.) A fabrication to deceive; a fiction; a forgery; a falsehood.

Invention (n.) The faculty of inventing; imaginative faculty; skill or ingenuity in contriving anything new; as, a man of invention.

Invention (n.) The exercise of the imagination in selecting and treating a theme, or more commonly in contriving the arrangement of a piece, or the method of presenting its parts.

Inventious (a.) Inventive.

Inventive (a.) Able and apt to invent; quick at contrivance; ready at expedients; as, an inventive head or genius.

Inventor (n.) One who invents or finds out something new; a contriver; especially, one who invents mechanical devices.

Inventorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an inventory.

Inventories (pl. ) of Inventory

Inventory (n.) An account, catalogue, or schedule, made by an executor or administrator, of all the goods and chattels, and sometimes of the real estate, of a deceased person; a list of the property of which a person or estate is found to be possessed; hence, an itemized list of goods or valuables, with their estimated worth; specifically, the annual account of stock taken in any business.

Inventoried (imp. & p. p.) of Inventory

Inventorying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inventory

Inventory (v. t.) To make an inventory of; to make a list, catalogue, or schedule of; to insert or register in an account of goods; as, a merchant inventories his stock.

Inventress (n.) A woman who invents.

Inveracity (n.) Want of veracity.

Inverisimilitude (n.) Want of verisimilitude or likelihood; improbability.

Inverse (a.) Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; -- opposed to direct.

Inverse (a.) Inverted; having a position or mode of attachment the reverse of that which is usual.

Inverse (a.) Opposite in nature and effect; -- said with reference to any two operations, which, when both are performed in succession upon any quantity, reproduce that quantity; as, multiplication is the inverse operation to division. The symbol of an inverse operation is the symbol of the direct operation with -1 as an index. Thus sin-1 x means the arc whose sine is x.

Inverse (n.) That which is inverse.

Inversely (adv.) In an inverse order or manner; by inversion; -- opposed to directly.

Inversion (n.) The act of inverting, or turning over or backward, or the state of being inverted.

Inversion (n.) A change by inverted order; a reversed position or arrangement of things; transposition.

Inversion (n.) A movement in tactics by which the order of companies in line is inverted, the right being on the left, the left on the right, and so on.

Inversion (n.) A change in the order of the terms of a proportion, so that the second takes the place of the first, and the fourth of the third.

Inversion (n.) A peculiar method of transformation, in which a figure is replaced by its inverse figure. Propositions that are true for the original figure thus furnish new propositions that are true in the inverse figure. See Inverse figures, under Inverse.

Inversion (n.) A change of the usual order of words or phrases; as, "of all vices, impurity is one of the most detestable," instead of, "impurity is one of the most detestable of all vices."

Inversion (n.) A method of reasoning in which the orator shows that arguments advanced by his adversary in opposition to him are really favorable to his cause.

Inversion (n.) Said of intervals, when the lower tone is placed an octave higher, so that fifths become fourths, thirds sixths, etc.

Inversion (n.) Said of a chord, when one of its notes, other than its root, is made the bass.

Inversion (n.) Said of a subject, or phrase, when the intervals of which it consists are repeated in the contrary direction, rising instead of falling, or vice versa.

Inversion (n.) Said of double counterpoint, when an upper and a lower part change places.

Inversion (n.) The folding back of strata upon themselves, as by upheaval, in such a manner that the order of succession appears to be reversed.

Inversion (n.) The act or process by which cane sugar (sucrose), under the action of heat and acids or ferments (as diastase), is broken or split up into grape sugar (dextrose), and fruit sugar (levulose); also, less properly, the process by which starch is converted into grape sugar (dextrose).

Inverted (imp. & p. p.) of Invert

Inverting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invert

Invert (v. t.) To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a cup, the order of words, rules of justice, etc.

Invert (v. t.) To change the position of; -- said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.

Invert (v. t.) To divert; to convert to a wrong use.

Invert (v. t.) To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.

Invert (v. i.) To undergo inversion, as sugar.

Invert (a.) Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar.

Invert (n.) An inverted arch.

Invertebral (a.) Same as Invertebrate.

Invertebrata (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of the animal kingdom, including all except the Vertebrata.

Invertebrate (a.) Destitute of a backbone; having no vertebrae; of or pertaining to the Invertebrata.

Invertebrate (n.) One of the Invertebrata.

Invertebrated (a.) Having no backbone; invertebrate.

Inverted (a.) Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion.

Inverted (a.) Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval.

Invertedly (adv.) In an inverted order.

Invertible (a.) Capable of being inverted or turned.

Invertible (a.) Capable of being changed or converted; as, invertible sugar.

Invertible (a.) Incapable of being turned or changed.

Invertin (n.) An unorganized ferment which causes cane sugar to take up a molecule of water and be converted into invert sugar.

Invested (imp. & p. p.) of Invest

Investing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invest

Invest (v. t.) To put garments on; to clothe; to dress; to array; -- opposed to divest. Usually followed by with, sometimes by in; as, to invest one with a robe.

Invest (v. t.) To put on.

Invest (v. t.) To clothe, as with office or authority; to place in possession of rank, dignity, or estate; to endow; to adorn; to grace; to bedeck; as, to invest with honor or glory; to invest with an estate.

Invest (v. t.) To surround, accompany, or attend.

Invest (v. t.) To confer; to give.

Invest (v. t.) To inclose; to surround of hem in with troops, so as to intercept succors of men and provisions and prevent escape; to lay siege to; as, to invest a town.

Invest (v. t.) To lay out (money or capital) in business with the /iew of obtaining an income or profit; as, to invest money in bank stock.

Invest (v. i.) To make an investment; as, to invest in stocks; -- usually followed by in.

Investient (a.) Covering; clothing.

Investigable (a.) Capable or susceptible of being investigated; admitting research.

Investigable (a.) Unsearchable; inscrutable.

Investigated (imp. & p. p.) of Investigate

Investigating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Investigate

Investigate (v. t.) To follow up step by step by patient inquiry or observation; to trace or track mentally; to search into; to inquire and examine into with care and accuracy; to find out by careful inquisition; as, to investigate the causes of natural phenomena.

Investigate (v. i.) To pursue a course of investigation and study; to make investigation.

Investigation (n.) The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.

Investigative (a.) Given to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching.

Investigator (n.) One who searches diligently into a subject.

Investiture (n.) The act or ceremony of investing, or the of being invested, as with an office; a giving possession; also, the right of so investing.

Investiture (n.) Livery of seizin.

Investiture (n.) That with which anyone is invested or clothed; investment; clothing; covering.

Investive (a.) Investing.

Investment (n.) The act of investing, or the state of being invested.

Investment (n.) That with which anyone is invested; a vestment.

Investment (n.) The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force, or the state of being so surrounded.

Investment (n.) The laying out of money in the purchase of some species of property; the amount of money invested, or that in which money is invested.

Investor (n.) One who invests.

Investure (n.) Investiture; investment.

Investure (v. t.) To clothe; to invest; to install.

Inveteracy (n.) Firm establishment by long continuance; firmness or deep-rooted obstinacy of any quality or state acquired by time; as, the inveteracy of custom, habit, or disease; -- usually in a bad sense; as, the inveteracy of prejudice or of error.

Inveteracy (n.) Malignity; spitefulness; virulency.

Inveterate (a.) Old; long-established.

Inveterate (a.) Firmly established by long continuance; obstinate; deep-rooted; of long standing; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate abuse.

Inveterate (a.) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.

Inveterate (a.) Malignant; virulent; spiteful.

Inveterate (v. t.) To fix and settle by long continuance.

Inveterately (adv.) In an inveterate manner or degree.

Inveterateness (n.) Inveteracy.

Inveteration (n.) The act of making inveterate.

Invict (a.) Invincible.

Invidious (a.) Envious; malignant.

Invidious (a.) Worthy of envy; desirable; enviable.

Invidious (a.) Likely to incur or produce ill will, or to provoke envy; hateful; as, invidious distinctions.

Invigilance (n.) Alt. of Invigilancy

Invigilancy (n.) Want of vigilance; neglect of watching; carelessness.

Invigor (v. t.) To invigorate.

Invigorated (imp. & p. p.) of Invigorate

Invigorating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invigorate

Invigorate (v. t.) To give vigor to; to strengthen; to animate; to give life and energy to.

Invigoration (n.) The act of invigorating, or the state of being invigorated.

Invile (v. t.) To render vile.

Invillaged (p. a.) Turned into, or reduced to, a village.

Invincibility (n.) The quality or state of being invincible; invincibleness.

Invincible (a.) Incapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued; unconquerable; insuperable; as, an invincible army, or obstacle.

Inviolability (n.) The quality or state of being inviolable; inviolableness.

Inviolable (a.) Not violable; not susceptible of hurt, wound, or harm (used with respect to either physical or moral damage); not susceptible of being profaned or corrupted; sacred; holy; as, inviolable honor or chastity; an inviolable shrine.

Inviolable (a.) Unviolated; uninjured; undefiled; uncorrupted.

Inviolable (a.) Not capable of being broken or violated; as, an inviolable covenant, agreement, promise, or vow.

Inviolableness (n.) The quality or state of being inviolable; as, the inviolableness of divine justice.

Inviolably (adv.) Without violation.

Inviolacy (n.) The state or quality of being inviolate; as, the inviolacy of an oath.

Inviolate (a.) Alt. of Inviolated

Inviolated (a.) Not violated; uninjured; unhurt; unbroken.

Inviolated (a.) Not corrupted, defiled, or profaned; chaste; pure.

Inviolately (adv.) In an inviolate manner.

Inviolaness (n.) The state of being inviolate.

Invious (a.) Untrodden.

Invirile (a.) Deficient in manhood; unmanly; effeminate.

Invirility (n.) Absence of virility or manhood; effeminacy.

Inviscated (imp. & p. p.) of Inviscate

Inviscating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inviscate

Inviscate (v. t.) To daub or catch with glue or birdlime; to entangle with glutinous matter.

Inviscerated (imp. & p. p.) of Inviscerate

Inviscerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inviscerate

Inviscerate (v. t.) To breed; to nourish.

Inviscerate (a.) Deep-seated; internal.

Invisibilities (pl. ) of Invisibility

Invisibility (n.) The state or quality of being invisible; also, that which is invisible.

Invisible (a.) Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible.

Invisible (n.) An invisible person or thing; specifically, God, the Supreme Being.

Invisible (n.) A Rosicrucian; -- so called because avoiding declaration of his craft.

Invisible (n.) One of those (as in the 16th century) who denied the visibility of the church.

Invisibleness (n.) The quality or state of being invisible; invisibility.

Invisibly (adv.) In an invisible manner.

Invision (n.) Want of vision or of the power of seeing.

Invitation (n.) The act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a person's company; as, an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend.

Invitation (n.) A document written or printed, or spoken words, /onveying the message by which one is invited.

Invitation (n.) Allurement; enticement.

Invitatory (a.) Using or containing invitations.

Invitatories (pl. ) of Invitatory

Invitatory (n.) That which invites; specifically, the invitatory psalm, or a part of it used in worship.

Invited (imp. & p. p.) of Invite

Inviting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invite

Invite (v. t.) To ask; to request; to bid; to summon; to ask to do some act, or go to some place; esp., to ask to an entertainment or visit; to request the company of; as, to invite to dinner, or a wedding, or an excursion.

Invite (v. t.) To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.

Invite (v. t.) To give occasion for; as, to invite criticism.

Invite (v. i.) To give invitation.

Invitement (n.) Invitation.

Inviter (n.) One who, or that which, invites.

Invitiate (a.) Not vitiated.

Inviting (a.) Alluring; tempting; as, an inviting amusement or prospect.

Invitrifiable (a.) Not admitting of being vitrified, or converted into glass.

Invocated (imp. & p. p.) of Invocate

Invocating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invocate

Invocate (v. t.) To invoke; to call on, or for, in supplication; to implore.

Invocation (n.) The act or form of calling for the assistance or presence of some superior being; earnest and solemn entreaty; esp., prayer offered to a divine being.

Invocation (n.) A call or summons; especially, a judicial call, demand, or order; as, the invocation of papers or evidence into court.

Invocatory (a.) Making or containing invocation; invoking.

Invoice (n.) A written account of the particulars of merchandise shipped or sent to a purchaser, consignee, factor, etc., with the value or prices and charges annexed.

Invoice (n.) The lot or set of goods as shipped or received; as, the merchant receives a large invoice of goods.

Invoiced (imp. & p. p.) of Invoice

Invoicing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invoice

Invoice (v. t.) To make a written list or account of, as goods to be sent to a consignee; to insert in a priced list; to write or enter in an invoice.

Invoked (imp. & p. p.) of Invoke

Invoking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invoke

Invoke (v. t.) To call on for aid or protection; to invite earnestly or solemnly; to summon; to address in prayer; to solicit or demand by invocation; to implore; as, to invoke the Supreme Being, or to invoke His and blessing.

Involucel (n.) A partial, secondary, or small involucre. See Illust. of Involucre.

Involucellate (a.) Furnished with involucels.

Involucella (pl. ) of Involucellum

Involucellum (n.) See Involucel.

Involucral (a.) Pertaining to, possessing, or like, an involucrum.

Involucrate (a.) Alt. of Involucrated

Involucrated (a.) Having an involucre; involucred.

Involucre (n.) A whorl or set of bracts around a flower, umbel, or head.

Involucre (n.) A continuous marginal covering of sporangia, in certain ferns, as in the common brake, or the cup-shaped processes of the filmy ferns.

Involucre (n.) The peridium or volva of certain fungi. Called also involucrum.

Involucred (a.) Having an involucre, as umbels, heads, etc.

Involucret (n.) An involucel.

Involucra (pl. ) of Involucrum

Involucrums (pl. ) of Involucrum

Involucrum (n.) See Involucre.

Involucrum (n.) A sheath which surrounds the base of the lasso cells in the Siphonophora.

Involuntarily (adv.) In an involuntary manner; not voluntarily; not intentionally or willingly.

Involuntariness (n.) The quality or state of being involuntary; unwillingness; automatism.

Involuntary (a.) Not having will or the power of choice.

Involuntary (a.) Not under the influence or control of the will; not voluntary; as, the involuntary movements of the body; involuntary muscle fibers.

Involuntary (a.) Not proceeding from choice; done unwillingly; reluctant; compulsory; as, involuntary submission.

Involute (a.) Alt. of Involuted

Involuted (a.) Rolled inward from the edges; -- said of leaves in vernation, or of the petals of flowers in aestivation.

Involuted (a.) Turned inward at the margin, as the exterior lip of the Cyprea.

Involuted (a.) Rolled inward spirally.

Involute (n.) A curve traced by the end of a string wound upon another curve, or unwound from it; -- called also evolvent. See Evolute.

Involution (n.) The act of involving or infolding.

Involution (n.) The state of being entangled or involved; complication; entanglement.

Involution (n.) That in which anything is involved, folded, or wrapped; envelope.

Involution (n.) The insertion of one or more clauses between the subject and the verb, in a way that involves or complicates the construction.

Involution (n.) The act or process of raising a quantity to any power assigned; the multiplication of a quantity into itself a given number of times; -- the reverse of evolution.

Involution (n.) The relation which exists between three or more sets of points, a.a', b.b', c.c', so related to a point O on the line, that the product Oa.Oa' = Ob.Ob' = Oc.Oc' is constant. Sets of lines or surfaces possessing corresponding properties may be in involution.

Involution (n.) The return of an enlarged part or organ to its normal size, as of the uterus after pregnancy.

Involved (imp. & p. p.) of Involve

Involving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Involve

Involve (v. t.) To roll or fold up; to wind round; to entwine.

Involve (v. t.) To envelop completely; to surround; to cover; to hide; to involve in darkness or obscurity.

Involve (v. t.) To complicate or make intricate, as in grammatical structure.

Involve (v. t.) To connect with something as a natural or logical consequence or effect; to include necessarily; to imply.

Involve (v. t.) To take in; to gather in; to mingle confusedly; to blend or merge.

Involve (v. t.) To envelop, infold, entangle, or embarrass; as, to involve a person in debt or misery.

Involve (v. t.) To engage thoroughly; to occupy, employ, or absorb.

Involve (v. t.) To raise to any assigned power; to multiply, as a quantity, into itself a given number of times; as, a quantity involved to the third or fourth power.

Involved (a.) Same as Involute.

Involvedness (n.) The state of being involved.

Involvement (n.) The act of involving, or the state of being involved.

Invulgar (v. t.) To cause to become or appear vulgar.

Invulgar (a.) Not vulgar; refined; elegant.

Invulnerability (n.) Quality or state of being invulnerable.

Invulnerable (a.) Incapable of being wounded, or of receiving injury.

Invulnerable (a.) Unanswerable; irrefutable; that can not be refuted or convinced; as, an invulnerable argument.

Invulnerableness (n.) Invulnerability.

Invulnerate (a.) Invulnerable.

Inwalled (imp. & p. p.) of Inwall

Inwalling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inwall

Inwall (v. t.) To inclose or fortify as with a wall.

Inwall (n.) An inner wall; specifically (Metal.), the inner wall, or lining, of a blast furnace.

Inward (a.) Being or placed within; inner; interior; -- opposed to outward.

Inward (a.) Seated in the mind, heart, spirit, or soul.

Inward (a.) Intimate; domestic; private.

Inward (n.) That which is inward or within; especially, in the plural, the inner parts or organs of the body; the viscera.

Inward (n.) The mental faculties; -- usually pl.

Inward (n.) An intimate or familiar friend or acquaintance.

Inward (a.) Alt. of Inwards

Inwards (a.) Toward the inside; toward the center or interior; as, to bend a thing inward.

Inwards (a.) Into, or toward, the mind or thoughts; inwardly; as, to turn the attention inward.

Inwardly (adv.) In the inner parts; internally.

Inwardly (adv.) Toward the center; inward; as, to curve inwardly.

Inwardly (adv.) In the heart or mind; mentally; privately; secret/y; as, he inwardly repines.

Inwardly (adv.) Intimately; thoroughly.

Inwardness (n.) Internal or true state; essential nature; as, the inwardness of conduct.

Inwardness (n.) Intimacy; familiarity.

Inwardness (n.) Heartiness; earnestness.

Inwards (adv.) See Inward.

Inweave (v. t.) To weave in or together; to intermix or intertwine by weaving; to interlace.

Inwheel (v. t.) To encircle.

Inwit (n.) Inward sense; mind; understanding; conscience.

Inwith (prep.) Within.

Inwork (v. t. & i.) To work in or within.

Itworn (p. a.) Worn, wrought, or stamped in.

Inwrap (v. t.) To cover by wrapping; to involve; to infold; as, to inwrap in a cloak, in smoke, etc.

Inwrap (v. t.) To involve, as in difficulty or perplexity; to perplex.

Inwreathe (v. t.) To surround or encompass as with a wreath.

Inwrought (p. p. / a.) Wrought or worked in or among other things; worked into any fabric so as to from a part of its texture; wrought or adorned, as with figures.

Knabbed (imp. & p. p.) of Knab

Knabbing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knab

Knab (v. t.) To seize with the teeth; to gnaw.

Knab (v. t.) To nab. See Nab, v. t.

Knabble (v. i.) To bite or nibble.

Knack (v. i.) To crack; to make a sharp, abrupt noise to chink.

Knack (v. i.) To speak affectedly.

Knack (n.) A petty contrivance; a toy; a plaything; a knickknack.

Knack (n.) A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity.

Knack (n.) Something performed, or to be done, requiring aptness and dexterity; a trick; a device.

Knacker (n.) One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc.

Knacker (n.) One of two or more pieces of bone or wood held loosely between the fingers, and struck together by moving the hand; -- called also clapper.

Knacker (n.) a harness maker.

Knacker (n.) One who slaughters worn-out horses and sells their flesh for dog's meat.

Knackish (a.) Trickish; artful.

Knack-kneed (a.) See Knock-kneed.

Knacky (a.) Having a knack; cunning; crafty; trickish.

Knag (n.) A knot in wood; a protuberance.

Knag (n.) A wooden peg for hanging things on.

Knag (n.) The prong of an antler.

Knag (n.) The rugged top of a hill.

Knagged (a.) Full of knots; knaggy.

Knaggy (a.) Knotty; rough; figuratively, rough in temper.

Knap (n.) A protuberance; a swelling; a knob; a button; hence, rising ground; a summit. See Knob, and Knop.

Knapped (imp. & p. p.) of Knap

Knapping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knap

Knap (v. t.) To bite; to bite off; to break short.

Knap (v. t.) To strike smartly; to rap; to snap.

Knap (v. i.) To make a sound of snapping.

Knap (n.) A sharp blow or slap.

Knapbottle (n.) The bladder campion (Silene inflata).

Knappish (a.) Snappish; peevish.

Knapple (v.) To break off with an abrupt, sharp noise; to bite; to nibble.

Knappy (a.) Having knaps; full of protuberances or humps; knobby.

Knapsack (v. t.) A case of canvas or leather, for carrying on the back a soldier's necessaries, or the clothing, etc., of a traveler.

Knapweed (n.) The black centaury (Centaurea nigra); -- so called from the knoblike heads of flowers. Called also bullweed.

Knar (n.) See Gnar.

Knarl (n.) A knot in wood. See Gnarl.

Knarled (a.) Knotted. See Gnarled.

Knarred (a.) Knotty; gnarled.

Knarry (a.) Knotty; gnarled.

Knave (n.) A boy; especially, a boy servant.

Knave (n.) Any male servant; a menial.

Knave (n.) A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain.

Knave (n.) A playing card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.

Knaveries (pl. ) of Knavery

Knavery (n.) The practices of a knave; petty villainy; fraud; trickery; a knavish action.

Knavery (n.) Roguish or mischievous tricks.

Knaveship (n.) A small due, in meal, established by usage, which is paid to the under miller.

Knavess (n.) A knavish woman.

Knavish (a.) Like or characteristic of a knave; given to knavery; trickish; fraudulent; dishonest; villainous; as, a knavish fellow, or a knavish trick.

Knavish (a.) Mischievous; roguish; waggish.

Knavishly (adv.) In a knavish manner; dishonestly; fraudulently.

Knavishly (adv.) Mischievously; waggishly; roguishly.

KNavishness (n.) The quality or state of being knavish; knavery; dishonesty.

Knaw (v. t.) See Gnaw.

Knawel (n.) A low, spreading weed (Scleranthus annuus), common in sandy soil.

Kneaded (imp. & p. p.) of Knead

Kneading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knead

Knead (v. t.) To work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; esp., to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, as the materials of bread, cake, etc.; as, to knead dough.

Knead (v. t.) Fig.: To treat or form as by kneading; to beat.

Kneadable (a.) That may be kneaded; capable of being worked into a mass.

Kneader (n.) One who kneads.

Kneadingly (adv.) In the manner of one kneading.

Knebelite (n.) A mineral of a gray, red, brown, or green color, and glistening luster. It is a silicate of iron and manganese.

Kneck (n.) The twisting of a rope or cable, as it is running out.

Knee (n.) In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.

Knee (n.) The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh and leg.

Knee (n.) In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist in man.

Knee (n.) A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent.

Knee (n.) A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy.

Knee (v. t.) To supplicate by kneeling.

Kneebrush (n.) A tuft or brush of hair on the knees of some species of antelopes and other animals; -- chiefly used in the plural.

Kneebrush (n.) A thick mass or collection of hairs on the legs of bees, by aid of which they carry the collected pollen to the hive or nest; -- usually in the plural.

Kneecap (n.) The kneepan.

Kneecap (n.) A cap or protection for the knee.

Knee-crooking (a.) Obsequious; fawning; cringing.

Kneed (a.) Having knees;- used chiefly in composition; as, in-kneed; out-kneed; weak-kneed.

Kneed (a.) Geniculated; forming an obtuse angle at the joints, like the knee when a little bent; as, kneed grass.

Knee-deep (a.) Rising to the knees; knee-high; as, water or snow knee-deep.

Knee-deep (a.) Sunk to the knees; as, men knee-deep in water.

Knee-high (a.) Rising or reaching upward to the knees; as, the water is knee-high.

Kneejoint (n.) The joint of the knee.

Kneejoint (n.) A toggle joint; -- so called because consisting of two pieces jointed to each other end to end, making an angle like the knee when bent.

Kneejointed (a.) Geniculate; kneed. See Kneed, a., 2.

Knelt (imp. & p. p.) of Kneel

Kneeled () of Kneel

Kneeling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kneel

Kneel (v. i.) To bend the knee; to fall or rest on the knees; -- sometimes with down.

Kneeler (n.) One who kneels or who worships by or while kneeling.

Kneeler (n.) A cushion or stool to kneel on.

Kneeler (n.) A name given to certain catechumens and penitents who were permitted to join only in parts of church worship.

Kneelingly (adv.) In a kneeling position.

Kneepan (n.) A roundish, flattened, sesamoid bone in the tendon in front of the knee joint; the patella; the kneecap.

Kneepiece (n.) A piece shaped like a knee; as, the kneepieces or ears of a boat.

Knell (n.) The stoke of a bell tolled at a funeral or at the death of a person; a death signal; a passing bell; hence, figuratively, a warning of, or a sound indicating, the passing away of anything.

Knelled (imp. & p. p.) of Knell

Knelling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knell

Knell (n.) To sound as a knell; especially, to toll at a death or funeral; hence, to sound as a warning or evil omen.

Knell (v. t.) To summon, as by a knell.

Knelt (imp. & p. p.) of Kneel.

Knew (imp.) of Know.

Knicker (n.) A small ball of clay, baked hard and oiled, used as a marble by boys in playing.

Knickerbockers (n. pl.) The name for a style of short breeches; smallclothes.

Knickknack (n.) A trifle or toy; a bawble; a gewgaw.

Knickknackatory (n.) A collection of knickknacks.

Knickknackery (n.) Knickknacks.

Knives (pl. ) of Knife

Knife (n.) An instrument consisting of a thin blade, usually of steel and having a sharp edge for cutting, fastened to a handle, but of many different forms and names for different uses; as, table knife, drawing knife, putty knife, pallet knife, pocketknife, penknife, chopping knife, etc..

Knife (n.) A sword or dagger.

Knifed (imp. & p. p.) of Knife

Knifing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knife

Knife (v. t.) To prune with the knife.

Knife (v. t.) To cut or stab with a knife.

Knifeboard (n.) A board on which knives are cleaned or polished.

Knife-edge (n.) A piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.

Knight (n.) A young servant or follower; a military attendant.

Knight (n.) In feudal times, a man-at-arms serving on horseback and admitted to a certain military rank with special ceremonies, including an oath to protect the distressed, maintain the right, and live a stainless life.

Knight (n.) One on whom knighthood, a dignity next below that of baronet, is conferred by the sovereign, entitling him to be addressed as Sir; as, Sir John.

Knight (n.) A champion; a partisan; a lover.

Knight (n.) A piece used in the game of chess, usually bearing a horse's head.

Knight (n.) A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.

Knighted (imp. & p. p.) of Knight

Knighting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knight

Knight (v. t.) To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir ---.

Knightage (n.) To body of knights, taken collectively.

Knights bachelors (pl. ) of Knight bachelor

Knight bachelor () A knight of the most ancient, but lowest, order of English knights, and not a member of any order of chivalry. See Bachelor, 4.

Knights bannerets (pl. ) of Knight banneret

Knight banneret () A knight who carried a banner, who possessed fiefs to a greater amount than the knight bachelor, and who was obliged to serve in war with a greater number of attendants. The dignity was sometimes conferred by the sovereign in person on the field of battle.

Knight baro-net () See Baronet.

Knight-errants (pl. ) of Knight-errant

Knights-errant (pl. ) of Knight-errant

Knight-errant (n.) A wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity.

Knight-errantries (pl. ) of Knight-errantry

Knight-errantry (n.) The character or actions of wandering knights; the practice of wandering in quest of adventures; chivalry; a quixotic or romantic adventure or scheme.

Knight-er-ratic (a.) Pertaining to a knight-errant or to knight-errantry.

Knighthead (n.) A bollard timber. See under Bollard.

Knighthood (n.) The character, dignity, or condition of a knight, or of knights as a class; hence, chivalry.

Knighthood (n.) The whole body of knights.

Knightless (a.) Unbecoming a knight.

Knightliness (n.) The character or bearing suitable for a knight; chivalry.

Knightly (a.) Of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous; as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit.

Knightly (adv.) In a manner becoming a knight.

Knight marshal () An officer in the household of the British sovereign, who has cognizance of transgressions within the royal household and verge, and of contracts made there, a member of the household being one of the parties.

Knight service () A tenure of lands held by knights on condition of performing military service. See Chivalry, n., 4.

Knights Templars (pl. ) of Knight Templar

Knight Templar () See Commandery, n., 3, and also Templar, n., 1 and 3.

Knit (imp. & p. p.) of Knit

Knitted () of Knit

Knitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knit

Knit (v. t.) To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.

Knit (v. t.) To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit stockings.

Knit (v. t.) To join; to cause to grow together.

Knit (v. t.) To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.

Knit (v. t.) To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.

Knit (v. i.) To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.

Knit (v. i.) To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.

Knit (n.) Union knitting; texture.

Knitback (n.) The plant comfrey; -- so called from its use as a restorative.

Knitch (n.) Alt. of Knitchet

Knitchet (n.) A number of things tied or knit together; a bundle; a fagot.

Knits (n. pl.) Small particles of ore.

Knitster (n.) A woman who knits.

Knitter (n.) One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine.

Knitting (n.) The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting.

Knitting (n.) Union formed by knitting, as of bones.

Knittle (n.) A string that draws together a purse or bag.

Knittle (n.) See Nettles.

Knives (n. pl.) of Knife. See Knife.

Knob (n.) A hard protuberance; a hard swelling or rising; a bunch; a lump; as, a knob in the flesh, or on a bone.

Knob (n.) A knoblike ornament or handle; as, the knob of a lock, door, or drawer.

Knob (n.) A rounded hill or mountain; as, the Pilot Knob.

Knob (n.) See Knop.

Knob (v. i.) To grow into knobs or bunches; to become knobbed.

Knobbed (a.) Containing knobs; full of knobs; ending in a nob. See Illust of Antenna.

Knobber (n.) See Knobbler.

Knobbing (n.) Rough dressing by knocking off knobs or projections.

Knobbler (n.) The hart in its second year; a young deer.

Knobbling fire () A bloomery fire. See Bloomery.

Knobby (a.) Full of, or covered with, knobs or hard protuberances.

Knobby (a.) Irregular; stubborn in particulars.

Knobby (a.) Abounding in rounded hills or mountains; hilly.

Knobstick (n.) One who refuses to join, or withdraws from, a trades union.

Knocked (imp. & p. p.) of Knock

Knocking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knock

Knock (v. i.) To drive or be driven against something; to strike against something; to clash; as, one heavy body knocks against another.

Knock (v. i.) To strike or beat with something hard or heavy; to rap; as, to knock with a club; to knock on the door.

Knock (v. t.) To strike with something hard or heavy; to move by striking; to drive (a thing) against something; as, to knock a ball with a bat; to knock the head against a post; to knock a lamp off the table.

Knock (v. t.) To strike for admittance; to rap upon, as a door.

Knock (n.) A blow; a stroke with something hard or heavy; a jar.

Knock (n.) A stroke, as on a door for admittance; a rap.

Knockdown (n.) A felling by a knock, as of a combatant, or of an animal.

Knockdown (a.) Of force sufficient to fell or completely overthrow; as, a knockdown blow; a knockdown argument.

Knocker (n.) One who, or that which, knocks; specifically, an instrument, or kind of hammer, fastened to a door, to be used in seeking for admittance.

Knocking (n.) A beating; a rap; a series of raps.

Knockings (n. pl.) Large lumps picked out of the sieve, in dressing ore.

Knock-knee (n.) A condition in which the knees are bent in so as to touch each other in walking; inknee.

Knock-kneed (a.) Having the legs bent inward so that the knees touch in walking.

Knockstone (n.) A block upon which ore is broken up.

Knoll (n.) A little round hill; a mound; a small elevation of earth; the top or crown of a hill.

Knolled (imp. & p. p.) of Knoll

Knolling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knoll

Knoll (v. t.) To ring, as a bell; to strike a knell upon; to toll; to proclaim, or summon, by ringing.

Knoll (v. i.) To sound, as a bell; to knell.

Knoll (n.) The tolling of a bell; a knell.

Knoller (n.) One who tolls a bell.

Knop (n.) A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button.

Knop (n.) Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp., the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then synonymous with finial; -- called also knob, and knosp.

Knopped (a.) Having knops or knobs; fastened as with buttons.

Knoppern (n.) A kind of gall produced by a gallfly on the cup of an acorn, -- used in tanning and dyeing.

Knopweed (n.) Same as Knapweed.

Knor (n.) See Knur.

Knosp (n.) Same as Knop,2.

Knot (n.) A fastening together of the pars or ends of one or more threads, cords, ropes, etc., by any one of various ways of tying or entangling.

Knot (n.) A lump or loop formed in a thread, cord, rope. etc., as at the end, by tying or interweaving it upon itself.

Knot (n.) An ornamental tie, as of a ribbon.

Knot (n.) A bond of union; a connection; a tie.

Knot (n.) Something not easily solved; an intricacy; a difficulty; a perplexity; a problem.

Knot (n.) A figure the lines of which are interlaced or intricately interwoven, as in embroidery, gardening, etc.

Knot (n.) A cluster of persons or things; a collection; a group; a hand; a clique; as, a knot of politicians.

Knot (n.) A portion of a branch of a tree that forms a mass of woody fiber running at an angle with the grain of the main stock and making a hard place in the timber. A loose knot is generally the remains of a dead branch of a tree covered by later woody growth.

Knot (n.) A knob, lump, swelling, or protuberance.

Knot (n.) A protuberant joint in a plant.

Knot (n.) The point on which the action of a story depends; the gist of a matter.

Knot (n.) See Node.

Knot (n.) A division of the log line, serving to measure the rate of the vessel's motion. Each knot on the line bears the same proportion to a mile that thirty seconds do to an hour. The number of knots which run off from the reel in half a minute, therefore, shows the number of miles the vessel sails in an hour.

Knot (n.) A nautical mile, or 6080.27 feet; as, when a ship goes eight miles an hour, her speed is said to be eight knots.

Knot (n.) A kind of epaulet. See Shoulder knot.

Knot (n.) A sandpiper (Tringa canutus), found in the northern parts of all the continents, in summer. It is grayish or ashy above, with the rump and upper tail coverts white, barred with dusky. The lower parts are pale brown, with the flanks and under tail coverts white. When fat it is prized by epicures. Called also dunne.

Knotted (imp. & p. p.) of Knot

Knotting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knot

Knot (v. t.) To tie in or with, or form into, a knot or knots; to form a knot on, as a rope; to entangle.

Knot (v. t.) To unite closely; to knit together.

Knot (v. t.) To entangle or perplex; to puzzle.

Knot (v. i.) To form knots or joints, as in a cord, a plant, etc.; to become entangled.

Knot (v. i.) To knit knots for fringe or trimming.

Knot (v. i.) To copulate; -- said of toads.

Knotberry (n.) The cloudberry (Rudus Chamaemorus); -- so called from its knotted stems.

Knotgrass (n.) a common weed with jointed stems (Polygonum aviculare); knotweed.

Knotgrass (n.) The dog grass. See under Dog.

Knotless (a.) Free from knots; without knots.

Knotted (a.) Full of knots; having knots knurled; as, a knotted cord; the knotted oak.

Knotted (a.) Interwoven; matted; entangled.

Knotted (a.) Having intersecting lines or figures.

Knotted (a.) Characterized by small, detached points, chiefly composed of mica, less decomposable than the mass of the rock, and forming knots in relief on the weathered surface; as, knotted rocks.

Knotted (a.) Entangled; puzzling; knotty.

Knottiness (n.) The quality or state of being knotty or full of knots.

Knottiness (n.) Difficulty of solution; intricacy; complication.

Knotty (superl.) Full of knots; knotted; having many knots; as, knotty timber; a knotty rope.

Knotty (superl.) Hard; rugged; as, a knotty head.

Knotty (superl.) Difficult; intricate; perplexed.

Knotweed (n.) See Knot/rass.

Knotwort (n.) A small, herbaceous, trailing plant, of the genus Illecebrum (I. verticillatum).

Knout (n.) A kind of whip for flogging criminals, formerly much used in Russia. The last is a tapering bundle of leather thongs twisted with wire and hardened, so that it mangles the flesh.

Knout (v. t.) To punish with the knout.

Know (n.) Knee.

Knew (imp.) of Know

Known (p. p.) of Know

Knowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Know

Know (v. i.) To perceive or apprehend clearly and certainly; to understand; to have full information of; as, to know one's duty.

Know (v. i.) To be convinced of the truth of; to be fully assured of; as, to know things from information.

Know (v. i.) To be acquainted with; to be no stranger to; to be more or less familiar with the person, character, etc., of; to possess experience of; as, to know an author; to know the rules of an organization.

Know (v. i.) To recognize; to distinguish; to discern the character of; as, to know a person's face or figure.

Know (v. i.) To have sexual commerce with.

Know (v. i.) To have knowledge; to have a clear and certain perception; to possess wisdom, instruction, or information; -- often with of.

Know (v. i.) To be assured; to feel confident.

Knowable (a.) That may be known; capable of being discovered, understood, or ascertained.

Knowa bleness (n.) The state or quality of being knowable.

Know-all (n.) One who knows everything; hence, one who makes pretension to great knowledge; a wiseacre; -- usually ironical.

Knower (n.) One who knows.

Knowing (a.) Skilful; well informed; intelligent; as, a knowing man; a knowing dog.

Knowing (a.) Artful; cunning; as, a knowing rascal.

Knowing (n.) Knowledge; hence, experience.

Knowingly (adv.) With knowledge; in a knowing manner; intelligently; consciously; deliberately; as, he would not knowingly offend.

Knowingly (adv.) By experience.

Knowingness (n.) The state or quality of being knowing or intelligent; shrewdness; skillfulness.

Knowleche (n. & v.) See Knowl, edge.

Knowleching (n.) Knowledge.

Knowledge (v. i.) The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition.

Knowledge (v. i.) That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; -- chiefly used in the plural.

Knowledge (v. i.) That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition.

Knowledge (v. i.) That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life.

Knowledge (v. i.) Scope of information; cognizance; notice; as, it has not come to my knowledge.

Knowledge (v. i.) Sexual intercourse; -- usually preceded by carnal; as, carnal knowledge.

Knowledge (v. t.) To acknowledge.

Known (p. p.) of Know.

Know-nothing (n.) A member of a secret political organization in the United States, the chief objects of which were the proscription of foreigners by the repeal of the naturalization laws, and the exclusive choice of native Americans for office.

Know-nothingism (n.) The doctrines, principles, or practices, of the Know-nothings.

Knubs (n. pl.) Waste silk formed in winding off the threads from a cocoon.

Knuckle (n.) The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the closing of the fingers.

Knuckle (n.) The kneejoint, or middle joint, of either leg of a quadruped, especially of a calf; -- formerly used of the kneejoint of a human being.

Knuckle (n.) The joint of a plant.

Knuckle (n.) The joining pars of a hinge through which the pin or rivet passes; a knuckle joint.

Knuckle (n.) A convex portion of a vessel's figure where a sudden change of shape occurs, as in a canal boat, where a nearly vertical side joins a nearly flat bottom.

Knuckle (n.) A contrivance, usually of brass or iron, and furnished with points, worn to protect the hand, to add force to a blow, and to disfigure the person struck; as, brass knuckles; -- called also knuckle duster.

Knuckled (imp. & p. p.) of Knuckle

Knuckling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knuckle

Knuckle (v. i.) To yield; to submit; -- used with down, to, or under.

Knuckle (v. t.) To beat with the knuckles; to pommel.

Knuckled (a.) Jointed.

Knuff (n.) A lout; a clown.

Knur (n.) A knurl.

Knurl (n.) A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection.

Knurl (n.) One who, or that which, is crossgrained.

Knurl (v. t.) To provide with ridges, to assist the grasp, as in the edge of a flat knob, or coin; to mill.

Knurled (a.) Full of knots; gnarled.

Knurled (a.) Milled, as the head of a screw, or the edge of a coin.

Knurly (superl.) Full of knots; hard; tough; hence, capable of enduring or resisting much.

Knurry (a.) Full of knots.

Mnemonic (a.) Alt. of Mnemonical

Mnemonical (a.) Assisting in memory.

Mnemonician (n.) One who instructs in the art of improving or using the memory.

Mnemonics (n.) The art of memory; a system of precepts and rules intended to assist the memory; artificial memory.

Mnemosyne (n.) The goddess of memory and the mother of the Muses.

Mnemotechny (n.) Mnemonics.

On (prep.) The general signification of on is situation, motion, or condition with respect to contact or support beneath

On (prep.) At, or in contact with, the surface or upper part of a thing, and supported by it; placed or lying in contact with the surface; as, the book lies on the table, which stands on the floor of a house on an island.

On (prep.) To or against the surface of; -- used to indicate the motion of a thing as coming or falling to the surface of another; as, rain falls on the earth.

On (prep.) Denoting performance or action by contact with the surface, upper part, or outside of anything; hence, by means of; with; as, to play on a violin or piano. Hence, figuratively, to work on one's feelings; to make an impression on the mind.

On (prep.) At or near; adjacent to; -- indicating situation, place, or position; as, on the one hand, on the other hand; the fleet is on the American coast.

On (prep.) In addition to; besides; -- indicating multiplication or succession in a series; as, heaps on heaps; mischief on mischief; loss on loss; thought on thought.

On (prep.) Indicating dependence or reliance; with confidence in; as, to depend on a person for assistance; to rely on; hence, indicating the ground or support of anything; as, he will promise on certain conditions; to bet on a horse.

On (prep.) At or in the time of; during; as, on Sunday we abstain from labor. See At (synonym).

On (prep.) At the time of, conveying some notion of cause or motive; as, on public occasions, the officers appear in full dress or uniform. Hence, in consequence of, or following; as, on the ratification of the treaty, the armies were disbanded.

On (prep.) Toward; for; -- indicating the object of some passion; as, have pity or compassion on him.

On (prep.) At the peril of, or for the safety of.

On (prep.) By virtue of; with the pledge of; -- denoting a pledge or engagement, and put before the thing pledged; as, he affirmed or promised on his word, or on his honor.

On (prep.) To the account of; -- denoting imprecation or invocation, or coming to, falling, or resting upon; as, on us be all the blame; a curse on him.

On (prep.) In reference or relation to; as, on our part expect punctuality; a satire on society.

On (prep.) Of.

On (prep.) Occupied with; in the performance of; as, only three officers are on duty; on a journey.

On (prep.) In the service of; connected with; of the number of; as, he is on a newspaper; on a committee.

On (prep.) Forward, in progression; onward; -- usually with a verb of motion; as, move on; go on.

On (prep.) Forward, in succession; as, from father to son, from the son to the grandson, and so on.

On (prep.) In continuance; without interruption or ceasing; as, sleep on, take your ease; say on; sing on.

On (prep.) Adhering; not off; as in the phrase, "He is neither on nor off," that is, he is not steady, he is irresolute.

On (prep.) Attached to the body, as clothing or ornament, or for use.

On (prep.) In progress; proceeding; as, a game is on.

Onagri (pl. ) of Onager

Onagers (pl. ) of Onager

Onager (n.) A military engine acting like a sling, which threw stones from a bag or wooden bucket, and was operated by machinery.

Onager (n.) A wild ass, especially the koulan.

Onagga (n.) The dauw.

Onagraceous (a.) Alt. of Onagrarieous

Onagrarieous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Onagraceae or Onagrarieae), which includes the fuchsia, the willow-herb (Epilobium), and the evening primrose (/nothera).

Onanism (n.) Self-pollution; masturbation.

Onappo (n.) A nocturnal South American monkey (Callithrix discolor), noted for its agility; -- called also ventriloquist monkey.

Ince (n.) The ounce.

Once (adv.) By limitation to the number one; for one time; not twice nor any number of times more than one.

Once (adv.) At some one period of time; -- used indefinitely.

Once (adv.) At any one time; -- often nearly equivalent to ever, if ever, or whenever; as, once kindled, it may not be quenched.

Oncidium (n.) A genus of tropical orchidaceous plants, the flower of one species of which (O. Papilio) resembles a butterfly.

Oncograph (n.) An instrument for registering the changes observable with an oncometer.

Oncometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the variations in size of the internal organs of the body, as the kidney, spleen, etc.

Oncotomy (n.) The opening of an abscess, or the removal of a tumor, with a cutting instrument.

Onde (n.) Hatred; fury; envy.

On dit () They say, or it is said.

On dit (n.) A flying report; rumor; as, it is a mere on dit.

-one () A suffix indicating that the substance, in the name of which it appears, is a ketone; as, acetone.

-one () A termination indicating that the hydrocarbon to the name of which it is affixed belongs to the fourth series of hydrocarbons, or the third series of unsaturated hydrocarbonsl as, nonone.

One (a.) Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.

One (a.) Denoting a person or thing conceived or spoken of indefinitely; a certain. "I am the sister of one Claudio" [Shak.], that is, of a certain man named Claudio.

One (a.) Pointing out a contrast, or denoting a particular thing or person different from some other specified; -- used as a correlative adjective, with or without the.

One (a.) Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole.

One (a.) Single in kind; the same; a common.

One (a.) Single; inmarried.

One (n.) A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.

One (n.) A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.

One (n.) A single person or thing.

One (indef. pron.) Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self.

One (v. t.) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite.

Oneberry (n.) The herb Paris. See Herb Paris, under Herb.

One-hand (a.) Employing one hand; as, the one-hand alphabet. See Dactylology.

One-horse (a.) Drawn by one horse; having but a single horse; as, a one-horse carriage.

One-horse (a.) Second-rate; inferior; small.

Oneidas (n. pl.) A tribe of Indians formerly inhabiting the region near Oneida Lake in the State of New York, and forming part of the Five Nations. Remnants of the tribe now live in New York, Canada, and Wisconsin.

Oneirocritic (a.) An interpreter of dreams.

Oneirocritic (a.) Alt. of Oneirocritical

Oneirocritical (a.) Of or pertaining to the interpretation of dreams.

Oneirocriticism (n.) Alt. of Oneirocritics

Oneirocritics (n.) The art of interpreting dreams.

Oneiromancy (n.) Divination by means of dreams.

Oneiroscopist (n.) One who interprets dreams.

Oneiroscopy (n.) The interpretation of dreams.

Oneliness (n.) The state of being one or single.

Onely (a.) See Only.

Onement (n.) The state of being at one or reconciled.

Oneness (n.) The state of being one; singleness in number; individuality; unity.

Onerary (a.) Fitted for, or carrying, a burden.

Onerated (imp. & p. p.) of Onerate

Onerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Onerate

Onerate (v. t.) To load; to burden.

Oneration (n.) The act of loading.

Onerous (a.) Burdensome; oppressive.

Onerously (adv.) In an onerous manner.

Ones (adv.) Once.

Oneself (pron.) A reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one. Commonly writen as two words, one's self.

One-sided (a.) Having one side only, or one side prominent; hence, limited to one side; partial; unjust; unfair; as, a one-sided view or statement.

One-sided (a.) Growing on one side of a stem; as, one-sided flowers.

Onethe (adv.) Scarcely. See Unnethe.

Ongoing (n.) The act of going forward; progress; (pl.) affairs; business; current events.

Onguent (n.) An unguent.

On-hanger (n.) A hanger-on.

Onion (n.) A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium (A. cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.

Onirocritic (a.) See Oneirocritic.

Onliness (n.) The state of being alone.

Onloft (adv.) Aloft; above ground.

On-looker (n.) A looker-on.

On-looking (a.) Looking on or forward.

Only (a.) One alone; single; as, the only man present; his only occupation.

Only (a.) Alone in its class; by itself; not associated with others of the same class or kind; as, an only child.

Only (a.) Hence, figuratively: Alone, by reason of superiority; preeminent; chief.

Only (a.) In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone; simply; merely; barely.

Only (a.) So and no otherwise; no other than; exclusively; solely; wholly.

Only (a.) Singly; without more; as, only-begotten.

Only (a.) Above all others; particularly.

Only (conj.) Save or except (that); -- an adversative used elliptically with or without that, and properly introducing a single fact or consideration.

Onocerin (n.) A white crystalline waxy substance extracted from the root of the leguminous plant Ononis spinosa.

Onology (n.) Foolish discourse.

Onomancy (n.) Divination by the letters of a name; nomancy.

Onomantic (a.) Alt. of Onomantical

Onomantical (a.) Of or pertaining to onomancy.

Onomastic (a.) Applied to a signature when the body of the instrument is in another's handwriting.

Onomasticon (n.) A collection of names and terms; a dictionary; specif., a collection of Greek names, with explanatory notes, made by Julius Pollux about A.D.180.

Onomatechny (n.) Prognostication by the letters of a name.

Onomatologist (n.) One versed in the history of names.

Onomatology (n.) The science of names or of their classification.

Onomatope (n.) An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.

Onomatopoeia (n.) The formation of words in imitation of sounds; a figure of speech in which the sound of a word is imitative of the sound of the thing which the word represents; as, the buzz of bees; the hiss of a goose; the crackle of fire.

Onomatopoeic (a.) Onomatopoetic.

Onomatopoetic (a.) Of or pertaining to onomatopoeia; characterized by onomatopoeia; imitative; as, an onomatopoetic writer or word.

Onomatopy (n.) Onomatopoeia.

Onomomancy (n.) See Onomancy.

Onondagas (n. pl.) A tribe of Indians formerly inhabiting what is now a part of the State of New York. They were the central or head tribe of the Five Nations.

Onrush (n.) A rushing onward.

Onset (n.) A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army.

Onset (n.) A setting about; a beginning.

Onset (n.) Anything set on, or added, as an ornament or as a useful appendage.

Onset (v. t.) To assault; to set upon.

Onset (v. t.) To set about; to begin.

Onslaught (n.) An attack; an onset; esp., a furious or murderous attack or assault.

Onslaught (n.) A bloody fray or battle.

Onstead (n.) A single farmhouse; a steading.

Onto (prep.) On the top of; upon; on. See On to, under On, prep.

Ontogenesis (n.) Alt. of Ontogeny

Ontogeny (n.) The history of the individual development of an organism; the history of the evolution of the germ; the development of an individual organism, -- in distinction from phylogeny, or evolution of the tribe. Called also henogenesis, henogeny.

Ontogenetic (a.) Of or pertaining to ontogenesis; as, ontogenetic phenomena.

Ontogenic (a.) Ontogenetic.

Ontologic (a.) Ontological.

Ontological (a.) Of or pertaining to ontology.

Ontologically (adv.) In an ontological manner.

Ontologist (n.) One who is versed in or treats of ontology.

Ontology (n.) That department of the science of metaphysics which investigates and explains the nature and essential properties and relations of all beings, as such, or the principles and causes of being.

Onus (n.) A burden; an obligation.

Onward (a.) Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward course, progress, etc.

Onward (a.) Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.

Onward (adv.) Toward a point before or in front; forward; progressively; as, to move onward.

Onwardness (n.) Progress; advancement.

Onwards (adv.) Onward.

Ony (a.) Any.

Onycha (n.) An ingredient of the Mosaic incense, probably the operculum of some kind of strombus.

Onycha (n.) The precious stone called onyx.

Onychia (n.) A whitlow.

Onychia (n.) An affection of a finger or toe, attended with ulceration at the base of the nail, and terminating in the destruction of the nail.

Onychomancy (n.) Divination by the nails.

Onychophora (n. pl.) Malacopoda.

Onyx (n.) Chalcedony in parallel layers of different shades of color. It is used for making cameos, the figure being cut in one layer with the next as a ground.

Pneometer (n.) A spirometer.

Pneumatic (a.) Alt. of Pneumatical

Pneumatical (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, air; having the properties of an elastic fluid; gaseous; opposed to dense or solid.

Pneumatical (a.) Of or pertaining to air, or to elastic fluids or their properties; pertaining to pneumatics; as, pneumatic experiments.

Pneumatical (a.) Moved or worked by pressure or flow of air; as, a pneumatic instrument; a pneumatic engine.

Pneumatical (a.) Fitted to contain air; Having cavities filled with air; as, pneumatic cells; pneumatic bones.

Pneumaticity (n.) The state of being pneumatic, or of having a cavity or cavities filled with air; as, the pneumaticity of the bones of birds.

Pneumatics (n.) That branch of science which treats of the mechanical properties of air and other elastic fluids, as of their weight, pressure, elasticity, etc. See Mechanics.

Pneumatics (n.) The scientific study or knowledge of spiritual beings and their relations to God, angels, and men.

Pneumato- () A combining form from Gr. pney^ma, pney`matos, wind, air, breath, respiration; as, pneumatograph, pneumatology.

Pneumatocele (n.) A distention of the scrotum by air; also, hernia of the lungs.

Pneumatocyst (n.) A cyst or sac of a siphonophore, containing air, and serving as a float, as in Physalia.

Pneumatogarm (n.) A tracing of the respiratory movements, obtained by a pneumatograph or stethograph.

Pneumatograph (n.) An instrument for recording the movements of the thorax or chest wall during respiration; -- also called stethograph.

Pneumatological (a.) Of or pertaining to pneumatology.

Pneumatologist (n.) One versed in pneumatology.

Pneumatology (n.) The doctrine of, or a treatise on, air and other elastic fluids. See Pneumatics, 1.

Pneumatology (n.) The science of spiritual being or phenomena of any description.

Pneumatometer (n.) An instrument for measuring the amount of force exerted by the lungs in respiration.

Pneumatometry (n.) See Spirometry.

Pneumatophore (n.) One of the Pneumonophora.

Pneumatothorax (n.) See Pneumothorax.

Pneumo- () A combining form from Gr. pney`mwn, pney`monos, a lung; as, pneumogastric, pneumology.

Pneumococcus (n.) A form of micrococcus found in the sputum (and elsewhere) of persons suffering with pneumonia, and thought to be the cause of this disease.

Pneumogastric (a.) Of or pertaining to the lungs and the stomach.

Pneumogastric (n.) The pneumogastric nerve.

Pneumograph (n.) Same as Pneumatograph.

Pneumography (n.) A description of the lungs.

Pneumology (n.) The science which treats of the lungs.

Pneumometer (n.) A spirometer.

Pneumometry (n.) Measurement of the capacity of the lungs for air.

Pneumonia (n.) Inflammation of the lungs.

Pneumonic (a.) Of or pertaining to the lungs; pulmonic.

Pneumonic (a.) Of or pertaining to pneumonia; as, pneumonic symptoms.

Pneumonic (n.) A medicine for affections of the lungs.

Pneumonitic (a.) Of or pertaining to pneumonitis.

Pneumonitis (n.) Inflammation of the lungs; pneumonia.

Pneumonometer (n.) A spirometer; a pneumometer.

Pneumonophora (n. pl.) The division of Siphonophora which includes the Physalia and allied genera; -- called also Pneumatophorae.

Pneumony (n.) See Pneumonia.

Pneumootoka (n. pl.) Same as Sauropsida.

Pneumophora (n. pl.) A division of holothurians having an internal gill, or respiratory tree.

Pneumoskeleton (n.) A chitinous structure which supports the gill in some invertebrates.

Pneumotherapy (n.) The treatment of disease by inhalations of compressed or rarefied air.

Pneumothorax (n.) A condition in which air or other gas is present in the cavity of the chest; -- called also pneumatothorax.

Pnigalion (n.) Nightmare.

Pnyx (n.) The place at Athens where the meetings of the people were held for making decrees, etc.

Snack (v. t.) A share; a part or portion; -- obsolete, except in the colloquial phrase, to go snacks, i. e., to share.

Snack (v. t.) A slight, hasty repast.

Snacket (n.) See Snecket.

Snacot (n.) A pipefish of the genus Syngnathus. See Pipefish.

Snaffle (n.) A kind of bridle bit, having a joint in the part to be placed in the mouth, and rings and cheek pieces at the ends, but having no curb; -- called also snaffle bit.

Snaffled (imp. & p. p.) of Snaffle

Snaffling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snaffle

Snaffle (v. t.) To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle; to bridle.

Snag (n.) A stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a protuberance.

Snag (n.) A tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a broken or decayed tooth.

Snag (n.) A tree, or a branch of a tree, fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water, and rising nearly or quite to the surface, by which boats are sometimes pierced and sunk.

Snag (n.) One of the secondary branches of an antler.

Snagged (imp. & p. p.) of Snag

Snagging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snag

Snag (v. t.) To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree; to hew roughly.

Snag (v. t.) To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or other vessel, by a snag, or projecting part of a sunken tree.

Snagged (a.) Full of snags; snaggy.

Snaggy (a.) Full of snags; full of short, rough branches or sharp points; abounding with knots.

Snaggy (a.) Snappish; cross; ill-tempered.

Snail (n.) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus Helix and many allied genera of the family Helicidae. They are abundant in nearly all parts of the world except the arctic regions, and feed almost entirely on vegetation; a land snail.

Snail (n.) Any gastropod having a general resemblance to the true snails, including fresh-water and marine species. See Pond snail, under Pond, and Sea snail.

Snail (n.) Hence, a drone; a slow-moving person or thing.

Snail (n.) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a striking clock.

Snail (n.) A tortoise; in ancient warfare, a movable roof or shed to protect besiegers; a testudo.

Snail (n.) The pod of the sanil clover.

Snailfish (n.) See Sea snail (a).

Snail-like (a.) Like or suiting a snail; as, snail-like progress.

Snail-like (adv.) In the manner of a snail; slowly.

Snail-paced (a.) Slow-moving, like a snail.

'Snails (interj.) God's nails, or His nails, that is, the nails with which the Savior was fastened to the cross; -- an ancient form of oath, corresponding to 'Od's bodikins (dim. of body, i.e., God's dear body).

Snake (n.) Any species of the order Ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See Ophidia, and Serpent.

Snaked (imp. & p. p.) of Snake

Snaking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snake

Snake (v. t.) To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; -- often with out.

Snake (v. t.) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.

Snake (v. i.) To crawl like a snake.

Snakebird (n.) Any one of four species of aquatic birds of the genus Anhinga or Plotus. They are allied to the gannets and cormorants, but have very long, slender, flexible necks, and sharp bills.

Snakebird (n.) The wryneck.

Snakefish (n.) The band fish.

Snakefish (n.) The lizard fish.

Snakehead (n.) A loose, bent-up end of one of the strap rails, or flat rails, formerly used on American railroads. It was sometimes so bent by the passage of a train as to slip over a wheel and pierce the bottom of a car.

Snakehead (n.) The turtlehead.

Snakehead (n.) The Guinea-hen flower. See Snake's-head, and under Guinea.

Snakeneck (n.) The snakebird, 1.

Snakeroot (n.) Any one of several plants of different genera and species, most of which are (or were formerly) reputed to be efficacious as remedies for the bites of serpents; also, the roots of any of these.

Snake's-head (n.) The Guinea-hen flower; -- so called in England because its spotted petals resemble the scales of a snake's head.

Snakestone (n.) A kind of hone slate or whetstone obtained in Scotland.

Snakestone (n.) An ammonite; -- so called from its form, which resembles that of a coiled snake.

Snake's-tongue (n.) Same as Adder's-tongue.

Snakeweed (n.) A kind of knotweed (Polygonum Bistorta).

Snakeweed (n.) The Virginia snakeroot. See Snakeroot.

Snakewood (n.) An East Indian climbing plant (Strychnos colubrina) having a bitter taste, and supposed to be a remedy for the bite of the hooded serpent.

Snakewood (n.) An East Indian climbing shrub (Ophioxylon serpentinum) which has the roots and stems twisted so as to resemble serpents.

Snakewood (n.) Same as Trumpetwood.

Snakewood (n.) A tropical American shrub (Plumieria rubra) which has very fragrant red blossoms.

Snakewood (n.) Same as Letterwood.

Snakish (a.) Having the qualities or characteristics of a snake; snaky.

Snaky (a.) Of or pertaining to a snake or snakes; resembling a snake; serpentine; winding.

Snaky (a.) Sly; cunning; insinuating; deceitful.

Snaky (a.) Covered with serpents; having serpents; as, a snaky rod or wand.

Snapped (imp. & p. p.) of Snap

Snapping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snap

Snap (n.) To break at once; to break short, as substances that are brittle.

Snap (n.) To strike, to hit, or to shut, with a sharp sound.

Snap (n.) To bite or seize suddenly, especially with the teeth.

Snap (n.) To break upon suddenly with sharp, angry words; to treat snappishly; -- usually with up.

Snap (n.) To crack; to cause to make a sharp, cracking noise; as, to snap a whip.

Snap (n.) To project with a snap.

Snap (v. i.) To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps.

Snap (v. i.) To give forth, or produce, a sharp, cracking noise; to crack; as, blazing firewood snaps.

Snap (v. i.) To make an effort to bite; to aim to seize with the teeth; to catch eagerly (at anything); -- often with at; as, a dog snapsat a passenger; a fish snaps at the bait.

Snap (v. i.) To utter sharp, harsh, angry words; -- often with at; as, to snap at a child.

Snap (v. i.) To miss fire; as, the gun snapped.

Snap (v. t.) A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance.

Snap (v. t.) A sudden, eager bite; a sudden seizing, or effort to seize, as with the teeth.

Snap (v. t.) A sudden, sharp motion or blow, as with the finger sprung from the thumb, or the thumb from the finger.

Snap (v. t.) A sharp, abrupt sound, as that made by the crack of a whip; as, the snap of the trigger of a gun.

Snap (v. t.) A greedy fellow.

Snap (v. t.) That which is, or may be, snapped up; something bitten off, seized, or obtained by a single quick movement; hence, a bite, morsel, or fragment; a scrap.

Snap (v. t.) A sudden severe interval or spell; -- applied to the weather; as, a cold snap.

Snap (v. t.) A small catch or fastening held or closed by means of a spring, or one which closes with a snapping sound, as the catch of a bracelet, necklace, clasp of a book, etc.

Snap (v. t.) A snap beetle.

Snap (v. t.) A thin, crisp cake, usually small, and flavored with ginger; -- used chiefly in the plural.

Snap (v. t.) Briskness; vigor; energy; decision.

Snap (v. t.) Any circumstance out of which money may be made or an advantage gained.

Snapdragon (n.) Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon.

Snapdragon (n.) A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers.

Snapdragon (n.) A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon.

Snape (v. t.) To bevel the end of a timber to fit against an inclined surface.

Snaphance (n.) A spring lock for discharging a firearm; also, the firearm to which it is attached.

Snaphance (n.) A trifling or second-rate thing or person.

Snaphead (n.) A hemispherical or rounded head to a rivet or bolt; also, a swaging tool with a cavity in its face for forming such a rounded head.

Snapper (n.) One who, or that which, snaps; as, a snapper up of trifles; the snapper of a whip.

Snapper (n.) Any one of several species of large sparoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, abundant on the southern coasts of the United States and on both coasts of tropical America.

Snapper (n.) A snapping turtle; as, the alligator snapper.

Snapper (n.) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.

Snapper (n.) A snap beetle.

Snapping () a. & n. from Snap, v.

Snappish (a.) Apt to snap at persons or things; eager to bite; as, a snapping cur.

Snappish (a.) Sharp in reply; apt to speak angrily or testily; easily provoked; tart; peevish.

Snappy (a.) Snappish.

Snapsack (n.) A knapsack.

Snapweed (n.) See Impatiens.

Snar (v. i.) To snarl.

Snare (n.) A contrivance, often consisting of a noose of cord, or the like, by which a bird or other animal may be entangled and caught; a trap; a gin.

Snare (n.) Hence, anything by which one is entangled and brought into trouble.

Snare (n.) The gut or string stretched across the lower head of a drum.

Snare (n.) An instrument, consisting usually of a wireloop or noose, for removing tumors, etc., by avulsion.

Snared (imp. & p. p.) of Snare

Snaring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snare

Snare (v. t.) To catch with a snare; to insnare; to entangle; hence, to bring into unexpected evil, perplexity, or danger.

Snarer (n.) One who lays snares, or entraps.

Snarled (imp. & p. p.) of Snarl

Snarling (p. pr. & vvb. n.) of Snarl

Snarl (v. t.) To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface.

Snarl (v. t.) To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots; as, to snarl a skein of thread.

Snarl (v. t.) To embarrass; to insnare.

Snarl (n.) A knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle; entanglement; hence, intricate complication; embarrassing difficulty.

Snarl (v. i.) To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds.

Snarl (v. i.) To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.

Snarl (n.) The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention.

Snarler (n.) One who snarls; a surly, growling animal; a grumbling, quarrelsome fellow.

Snarler (n.) One who makes use of a snarling iron.

Snarling () a. & n. from Snarl, v.

Snary (a.) Resembling, or consisting of, snares; entangling; insidious.

Snast (v. t.) The snuff, or burnt wick, of a candle.

Snatched (imp. & p. p.) of Snatch

Snatching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snatch

Snatch (n.) To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony; as, to snatch a loaf or a kiss.

Snatch (n.) To seize and transport away; to rap.

Snatch (v. i.) To attempt to seize something suddenly; to catch; -- often with at; as, to snatch at a rope.

Snatch (n.) A hasty catching or seizing; a grab; a catching at, or attempt to seize, suddenly.

Snatch (n.) A short period of vigorous action; as, a snatch at weeding after a shower.

Snatch (n.) A small piece, fragment, or quantity; a broken part; a scrap.

Snatch block () a kind of block with an opening in one side to receive the bight of a rope.

Snatcher (n.) One who snatches, or takes abruptly.

Snatchingly (adv.) By snatching; abruptly.

Snatch (n.) The handle of a scythe; a snead.

Snathe (v. t.) To lop; to prune.

Snattock (n.) A chip; a alice.

Snaw (n.) Snow.

Snead (n.) A snath.

Snead (n.) A line or cord; a string.

Sneaked (imp. & p. p.) of Sneak

Sneaking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sneak

Sneak (v. i.) To creep or steal (away or about) privately; to come or go meanly, as a person afraid or ashamed to be seen; as, to sneak away from company.

Sneak (imp. & p. p.) To act in a stealthy and cowardly manner; to behave with meanness and servility; to crouch.

Sneak (v. t.) To hide, esp. in a mean or cowardly manner.

Sneak (n.) A mean, sneaking fellow.

Sneak (n.) A ball bowled so as to roll along the ground; -- called also grub.

Sneak-cup (n.) One who sneaks from his cups; one who balks his glass.

Sneaker (n.) One who sneaks.

Sneaker (n.) A vessel of drink.

Sneakiness (n.) The quality of being sneaky.

Sneaking (a.) Marked by cowardly concealment; deficient in openness and courage; underhand; mean; crouching.

Sneaksby (n.) A paltry fellow; a sneak.

Sneaky (n.) Like a sneak; sneaking.

Sneap (v. t.) To check; to reprimand; to rebuke; to chide.

Sneap (v. t.) To nip; to blast; to blight.

Sneap (n.) A reprimand; a rebuke.

Sneath (n.) Alt. of Sneathe

Sneathe (n.) See Snath.

Sneb (v. t.) To reprimand; to sneap.

Sneck (v. t.) To fasten by a hatch; to latch, as a door.

Sneck (n.) A door latch.

Snecket (n.) A door latch, or sneck.

Sned (v. t.) To lop; to snathe.

Sned (n.) Alt. of Sneed

Sneed (n.) See Snath.

Sneered (imp. & p. p.) of Sneer

Sneering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sneer

Sneer (v. i.) To show contempt by turning up the nose, or by a particular facial expression.

Sneer (v. i.) To inssinuate contempt by a covert expression; to speak derisively.

Sneer (v. i.) To show mirth awkwardly.

Sneer (v. t.) To utter with a grimace or contemptuous expression; to utter with a sneer; to say sneeringly; as, to sneer fulsome lies at a person.

Sneer (v. t.) To treat with sneers; to affect or move by sneers.

Sneer (n.) The act of sneering.

Sneer (n.) A smile, grin, or contortion of the face, indicative of contempt; an indirect expression or insinuation of contempt.

Sneerer (n.) One who sneers.

Sneerful (a.) Given to sneering.

Sneeringly (adv.) In a sneering manner.

Sneezed (imp. & p. p.) of Sneeze

Sneezing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sneeze

Sneeze (v. i.) To emit air, chiefly through the nose, audibly and violently, by a kind of involuntary convulsive force, occasioned by irritation of the inner membrane of the nose.

Sneeze (n.) A sudden and violent ejection of air with an audible sound, chiefly through the nose.

Sneezeweed (n.) A yellow-flowered composite plant (Helenium autumnale) the odor of which is said to cause sneezing.

Sneezewood (n.) The wood of a South African tree. See Neishout.

Sneezewort (n.) A European herbaceous plant (Achillea Ptarmica) allied to the yarrow, having a strong, pungent smell.

Sneezing (n.) The act of violently forcing air out through the nasal passages while the cavity of the mouth is shut off from the pharynx by the approximation of the soft palate and the base of the tongue.

Snell (a.) Active; brisk; nimble; quick; sharp.

Snell (n.) A short line of horsehair, gut, etc., by which a fishhook is attached to a longer line.

Snet (n.) The fat of a deer.

Snet (v. t.) The clear of mucus; to blow.

Snew (v. i.) To snow; to abound.

Snib (v. t.) To check; to sneap; to sneb.

Snib (n.) A reprimand; a snub.

Snick (n.) A small cut or mark.

Snick (n.) A slight hit or tip of the ball, often unintentional.

Snick (n.) A knot or irregularity in yarn.

Snick (n.) A snip or cut, as in the hair of a beast.

Snicked (imp. & p. p.) of Snick

Snicking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snick

Snick (v. t.) To cut slightly; to strike, or strike off, as by cutting.

Snick (v. t.) To hit (a ball) lightly.

Snick (n. & v. t.) See Sneck.

Snickered (imp. & p. p.) of Snicker

Snickering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snicker

Snicker (v. i.) To laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve.

Snicker (v. i.) To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when persons attempt to suppress loud laughter.

Snicker (n.) A half suppressed, broken laugh.

Snide (a.) Tricky; deceptive; contemptible; as, a snide lawyer; snide goods.

Sniffed (imp. & p. p.) of Sniff

Snift () of Sniff

Sniffing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sniff

Sniff (v. t.) To draw air audibly up the nose; to snuff; -- sometimes done as a gesture of suspicion, offense, or contempt.

Sniff (v. t.) To draw in with the breath through the nose; as, to sniff the air of the country.

Sniff (v. t.) To perceive as by sniffing; to snuff, to scent; to smell; as, to sniff danger.

Sniff (n.) The act of sniffing; perception by sniffing; that which is taken by sniffing; as, a sniff of air.

Sniffing (n.) A rapid inspiratory act, in which the mouth is kept shut and the air drawn in through the nose.

Sniffle (v. i.) To snuffle, as one does with a catarrh.

Snifted (imp. & p. p.) of Snift

Snifting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snift

Snift (v. i.) To snort.

Snift (v. i.) To sniff; to snuff; to smell.

Snift (n.) A moment.

Snift (n.) Slight snow; sleet.

Snifting () a. & n. from Snift.

Snig (v. t.) To chop off; to cut.

Snig (v. i.) To sneak.

Snig (n.) Alt. of Snigg

Snigg (n.) A small eel.

Sniggger (v. i.) See Snicker.

Snigger (n.) See Snicker.

Sniggled (imp. & p. p.) of Sniggle

Sniggling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sniggle

Sniggle (v. i.) To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places.

Sniggle (v. t.) To catch, as an eel, by sniggling; hence, to hook; to insnare.

Snipped (imp. & p. p.) of Snip

Snipping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snip

Snip (v. t.) To cut off the nip or neb of, or to cut off at once with shears or scissors; to clip off suddenly; to nip; hence, to break off; to snatch away.

Snip (n.) A single cut, as with shears or scissors; a clip.

Snip (n.) A small shred; a bit cut off.

Snip (n.) A share; a snack.

Snip (n.) A tailor.

Snip (n.) Small hand shears for cutting sheet metal.

Snipe (n.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline game birds of the family Scolopacidae, having a long, slender, nearly straight beak.

Snipe (n.) A fool; a blockhead.

Snipebill (n.) A plane for cutting deep grooves in moldings.

Snipebill (n.) A bolt by which the body of a cart is fastened to the axle.

Snipefish (n.) The bellows fish.

Snipefish (n.) A long, slender deep-sea fish (Nemichthys scolopaceus) with a slender beak.

Snippack (n.) The common snipe.

Snipper (n.) One who snips.

Snipper-snaper (n.) A small, insignificant fellow.

Snippet (n.) A small part or piece.

Snippety (a.) Ridiculously small; petty.

Snip-snap (n.) A tart dialogue with quick replies.

Snip-snap (a.) Quick; short; sharp; smart.

Snypy (a.) Like a snipe.

Snite (n.) A snipe.

Snite (v. t.) To blow, as the nose; to snuff, as a candle.

Snithe (a.) Alt. of Snithy

Snithy (a.) Sharp; piercing; cutting; -- applied to the wind.

Sniveled (imp. & p. p.) of Snivel

Snivelled () of Snivel

Sniveling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snivel

Snivelling () of Snivel

Snivel (v. i.) To run at the nose; to make a snuffling noise.

Snivel (v. i.) To cry or whine with snuffling, as children; to cry weakly or whiningly.

Snivel (v. i.) Mucus from the nose; snot.

Sniveler (n.) One who snivels, esp. one who snivels habitually.

Snively (a.) Running at the nose; sniveling pitiful; whining.

Snob (n.) A vulgar person who affects to be better, richer, or more fashionable, than he really is; a vulgar upstart; one who apes his superiors.

Snob (n.) A townsman.

Snob (n.) A journeyman shoemaker.

Snob (n.) A workman who accepts lower than the usual wages, or who refuses to strike when his fellows do; a rat; a knobstick.

Snobbery (n.) The quality of being snobbish; snobbishness.

Snobbish (a.) Of or pertaining to a snob; characteristic of, or befitting, a snob; vulgarly pretentious.

Snobbishness (n.) Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct or manners of a snob.

Snobbism (n.) Snobbery.

Snobby (a.) Snobbish.

Snobling (n.) A little snob.

Snobocracy (n.) Snobs, collectively.

Snod (n.) A fillet; a headband; a snood.

Snod (a.) Trimmed; smooth; neat; trim; sly; cunning; demure.

Snoff (n.) A short candle end used for igniting a fuse.

Snood (n.) The fillet which binds the hair of a young unmarried woman, and is emblematic of her maiden character.

Snood (n.) A short line (often of horsehair) connecting a fishing line with the hook; a snell; a leader.

Snood (v. t.) To bind or braid up, as the hair, with a snood.

Snooded (a.) Wearing or having a snood.

Snook (v. i.) To lurk; to lie in ambush.

Snook (n.) A large perchlike marine food fish (Centropomus undecimalis) found both on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of tropical America; -- called also ravallia, and robalo.

Snook (n.) The cobia.

Snook (n.) The garfish.

Snooze (n.) A short sleep; a nap.

Snoozed (imp. & p. p.) of Snooze

Snoozing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snooze

Snooze (v. i.) To doze; to drowse; to take a short nap; to slumber.

Snored (imp. & p. p.) of Snore

Snoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snore

Snore (v. i.) To breathe with a rough, hoarse, nasal voice in sleep.

Snore (n.) A harsh nasal noise made in sleep.

Snorer (n.) One who snores.

Snoring (n.) The act of respiring through the open mouth so that the currents of inspired and expired air cause a vibration of the uvula and soft palate, thus giving rise to a sound more or less harsh. It is usually unvoluntary, but may be produced voluntarily.

Snorted (imp. & p. p.) of Snort

Snorting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snort

Snort (v. i.) To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play.

Snort (v. i.) To snore.

Snort (v. i.) To laugh out loudly.

Snort (n.) The act of snorting; the sound produced in snorting.

Snort (v. t.) To expel throught the nostrils with a snort; to utter with a snort.

Snorter (n.) One who snorts.

Snorter (n.) The wheather; -- so called from its cry.

Snot (n.) Mucus secreted in, or discharged from, the nose.

Snot (n.) A mean, insignificant fellow.

Snot (v. t.) To blow, wipe, or clear, as the nose.

Snotter (v. i.) To snivel; to cry or whine.

Snotter (n.) A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping line to, in sending down topgallant and royal yards in vessels of war; also, the short line supporting the heel of the sprit in a small boat.

Snottery (n.) Filth; abomination.

Snotty (a.) Foul with snot; hence, mean; dirty.

Snout (n.) The long, projecting nose of a beast, as of swine.

Snout (n.) The nose of a man; -- in contempt.

Snout (n.) The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.

Snout (n.) The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; -- called also rostrum.

Snout (n.) The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles.

Snout (v. t.) To furnish with a nozzle or point.

Snouty (a.) Resembling a beast's snout.

Snow (n.) A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.

Snow (n.) Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth, exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect forms.

Snow (n.) Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.

Snowed (imp. & p. p.) of Snow

Snowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snow

Snow (v. i.) To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.

Snow (v. t.) To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.

Snowball (n.) A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or anything resembling such a mass.

Snowball (n.) The Guelder-rose.

Snowballed (imp. & p. p.) of Snowball

Snowballing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snowball

Snowball (v. t.) To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.

Snowball (v. i.) To throw snowballs.

Snowberry (n.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the Symphoricarpus racemosus of the Northern United States, and the Chiococca racemosa of Florida and tropical America.

Snowbird (n.) An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight.

Snowbird (n.) Any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially J. hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco.

Snowbird (n.) The fieldfare.

Snow-blind (a.) Affected with blindness by the brilliancy of snow.

Snow-bound (a.) Enveloped in, or confined by, snow.

Snow-broth (n.) Snow and water mixed, or snow just melted; very cold liquor.

Snowcap (n.) A very small humming bird (Microchaera albocoronata) native of New Grenada.

Snow-capped (a.) Having the top capped or covered with snow; as, snow-capped mountains.

Snowdrift (n.) A bank of drifted snow.

Snowdrop (n.) A bulbous plant (Galanthus nivalis) bearing white flowers, which often appear while the snow is on the ground. It is cultivated in gardens for its beauty.

Snowflake (n.) A flake, or small filmy mass, of snow.

Snowflake (n.) See Snowbird, 1.

Snowflake (n.) A name given to several bulbous plants of the genus Leucoium (L. vernum, aestivum, etc.) resembling the snowdrop, but having all the perianth leaves of equal size.

Snowfleck (n.) See Snowbird, 1.

Snowl (n.) The hooded merganser.

Snowless (a.) Destitute of snow.

Snowplow (n.) Alt. of Snowplough

Snowplough (n.) An implement operating like a plow, but on a larger scale, for clearing away the snow from roads, railways, etc.

Snowshed (n.) A shelter to protect from snow, esp. a long roof over an exposed part of a railroad.

Snowshoe (n.) A slight frame of wood three or four feet long and about one third as wide, with thongs or cords stretched across it, and having a support and holder for the foot; -- used by persons for walking on soft snow.

Snowshoer (n.) One who travels on snowshoes; an expert in using snowshoes.

Snowshoeing (n.) Traveling on snowshoes.

Snowslip (n.) A large mass or avalanche of snow which slips down the side of a mountain, etc.

Snowstorm (n.) A storm with falling snow.

Snow-white (a.) White as snow; very white.

Snowy (a.) White like snow.

Snowy (a.) Abounding with snow; covered with snow.

Snowy (a.) Fig.: Pure; unblemished; unstained; spotless.

Snub (v. i.) To sob with convulsions.

Snubbed (imp. & p. p.) of Snub

Snubbing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snub

Snub (v. t.) To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of; to nop.

Snub (v. t.) To check, stop, or rebuke, with a tart, sarcastic reply or remark; to reprimand; to check.

Snub (v. t.) To treat with contempt or neglect, as a forward or pretentious person; to slight designedly.

Snub (n.) A knot; a protuberance; a song.

Snub (n.) A check or rebuke; an intended slight.

Snub-nosed (a.) Having a short, flat nose, slightly turned up; as, the snub-nosed eel.

Snudge (v. i.) To lie snug or quiet.

Snudge (n.) A miser; a sneaking fellow.

Snuff (v. t.) The part of a candle wick charred by the flame, whether burning or not.

Snuffed (imp. & p. p.) of Snuff

Snuffing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snuff

Snuff (v. t.) To crop the snuff of, as a candle; to take off the end of the snuff of.

Snuff (v. i.) To draw in, or to inhale, forcibly through the nose; to sniff.

Snuff (v. i.) To perceive by the nose; to scent; to smell.

Snuff (v. i.) To inhale air through the nose with violence or with noise, as do dogs and horses.

Snuff (v. i.) To turn up the nose and inhale air, as an expression of contempt; hence, to take offense.

Snuff (n.) The act of snuffing; perception by snuffing; a sniff.

Snuff (n.) Pulverized tobacco, etc., prepared to be taken into the nose; also, the amount taken at once.

Snuff (n.) Resentment, displeasure, or contempt, expressed by a snuffing of the nose.

Snuffbox (n.) A small box for carrying snuff about the person.

Snuffer (n.) One who snuffs.

Snuffer (n.) The common porpoise.

Snuffers (n. pl.) An instrument for cropping and holding the snuff of a candle.

Snuffingly (adv.) In a snuffing manner.

Snuffled (imp. & p. p.) of Snuffle

Snuffling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snuffle

Snuffle (v. i.) To speak through the nose; to breathe through the nose when it is obstructed, so as to make a broken sound.

Snuffle (n.) The act of snuffing; a sound made by the air passing through the nose when obstructed.

Snuffle (n.) An affected nasal twang; hence, cant; hypocrisy.

Snuffle (n.) Obstruction of the nose by mucus; nasal catarrh of infants or children.

Snuffler (n.) One who snuffles; one who uses cant.

Snuffy (a.) Soiled with snuff.

Snuffy (a.) Sulky; angry; vexed.

Snug (superl.) Close and warm; as, an infant lies snug.

Snug (superl.) Close; concealed; not exposed to notice.

Snug (superl.) Compact, convenient, and comfortable; as, a snug farm, house, or property.

Snug (n.) Same as Lug, n., 3.

Snugged (imp. & p. p.) of Snug

Snugging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snug

Snug (v. i.) To lie close; to snuggle; to snudge; -- often with up, or together; as, a child snugs up to its mother.

Snug (v. t.) To place snugly.

Snug (v. t.) To rub, as twine or rope, so as to make it smooth and improve the finish.

Snuggeries (pl. ) of Snuggery

Snuggery (n.) A snug, cozy place.

Snuggled (imp. & p. p.) of Snuggle

Snuggling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snuggle

Snuggle (v. t.) To move one way and the other so as to get a close place; to lie close for comfort; to cuddle; to nestle.

Snugly (adv.) In a snug manner; closely; safely.

Snugness (n.) The quality or state of being snug.

Sny (n.) An upward bend in a piece of timber; the sheer of a vessel.

Snying (n.) A curved plank, placed edgewise, to work in the bows of a vessel.

Un- () An inseparable verbal prefix or particle. It is prefixed: (a) To verbs to express the contrary, and not the simple negative, of the action of the verb to which it is prefixed; as in uncoil, undo, unfold. (b) To nouns to form verbs expressing privation of the thing, quality, or state expressed by the noun, or separation from it; as in unchild, unsex. Sometimes particles and participial adjectives formed with this prefix coincide in form with compounds of the negative prefix un- (see 2d Un-); as in undone (from undo), meaning unfastened, ruined; and undone (from 2d un- and done) meaning not done, not finished. Un- is sometimes used with an intensive force merely; as in unloose.

Un- (adv.) An inseparable prefix, or particle, signifying not; in-; non-. In- is prefixed mostly to words of Latin origin, or else to words formed by Latin suffixes; un- is of much wider application, and is attached at will to almost any adjective, or participle used adjectively, or adverb, from which it may be desired to form a corresponding negative adjective or adverb, and is also, but less freely, prefixed to nouns. Un- sometimes has merely an intensive force; as in unmerciless, unremorseless.

Un- (adv.) Un- is prefixed to adjectives, or to words used adjectively.

Un- (adv.) To adjectives, to denote the absence of the quality designated by the adjective

Un- (adv.) To past particles, or to adjectives formed after the analogy of past particles, to indicate the absence of the condition or state expressed by them

Un- (adv.) To present particles which come from intransitive verbs, or are themselves employed as adjectives, to mark the absence of the activity, disposition, or condition implied by the participle; as, - ---- and the like.

Un- (adv.) Those which have acquired an opposed or contrary, instead of a merely negative, meaning; as, unfriendly, ungraceful, unpalatable, unquiet, and the like; or else an intensive sense more than a prefixed not would express; as, unending, unparalleled, undisciplined, undoubted, unsafe, and the like.

Un- (adv.) Those which have the value of independent words, inasmuch as the simple words are either not used at all, or are rarely, or at least much less frequently, used; as, unavoidable, unconscionable, undeniable, unspeakable, unprecedented, unruly, and the like; or inasmuch as they are used in a different sense from the usual meaning of the primitive, or especially in one of the significations of the latter; as, unaccountable, unalloyed, unbelieving, unpretending, unreserved, and the like; or inasmuch as they are so frequently and familiarly used that they are hardly felt to be of negative origin; as, uncertain, uneven, and the like.

Un- (adv.) Those which are anomalous, provincial, or, for some other reason, not desirable to be used, and are so indicated; as, unpure for impure, unsatisfaction for dissatisfaction, unexpressible for inexpressible, and the like.

Un- (adv.) Un- is prefixed to nouns to express the absence of, or the contrary of, that which the noun signifies; as, unbelief, unfaith, unhealth, unrest, untruth, and the like.

Unability (n.) Inability.

Unable (a.) Not able; not having sufficient strength, means, knowledge, skill, or the like; impotent' weak; helpless; incapable; -- now usually followed by an infinitive or an adverbial phrase; as, unable for work; unable to bear fatigue.

Unabled (a.) Disabled.

Unableness (n.) Inability.

Una boat () The English name for a catboat; -- so called because Una was the name of the first boat of this kind taken to England.

Unabridged (a.) Not abridged, or shortened; full; complete; entire; whole.

Unabsorbable (a.) Not absorbable; specifically (Physiol.), not capable of absorption; unable to pass by osmosis into the circulating blood; as, the unabsorbable portion of food.

Unacceptability (n.) The quality of being unacceptable; unacceptableness.

Unacceptable (a.) Not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant; disagreeable; displeasing; offensive.

Unaccessible (a.) Inaccessible.

Unaccomplished (a.) Not accomplished or performed; unfinished; also, deficient in accomplishment; unrefined.

Unaccomplishment (n.) The state of being unaccomplished.

Unaccountability (n.) The quality or state of being unaccountable.

Unaccountable (a.) Not accountable or responsible; free from control.

Unaccountable (a.) Not to be accounted for; inexplicable; not consonant with reason or rule; strange; mysterious.

Unaccurate (a.) Inaccurate.

Unaccurateness (n.) Inaccuracy.

Unaccustomed (a.) Not used; not habituated; unfamiliar; unused; -- which to.

Unaccustomed (a.) Not usual; uncommon; strange; new.

Unacquaintance (n.) The quality or state of being unacquainted; want of acquaintance; ignorance.

Unacquainted (a.) Not acquainted.

Unacquainted (a.) Not usual; unfamiliar; strange.

Unacquaintedness (n.) Unacquaintance.

Unactive (a.) Inactive; listless.

Unactive (v. t.) To render inactive or listless.

Unactiveness (n.) Inactivity.

Unadmissible (a.) Alt. of Unadmittable

Unadmittable (a.) Inadmissible.

Unadulterate (a.) Alt. of Unadulterated

Unadulterated (a.) Not adulterated; pure.

Unadvisable (a.) Not advisable; inadvisable; inexpedient.

Unadvised (a.) Not prudent; not discreet; ill advised.

Unadvised (a.) Done without due consideration; wanton; rash; inconsiderate; as, an unadvised proceeding.

Unaffected (a.) Not affected or moved; destitute of affection or emotion; uninfluenced.

Unaffected (a.) Free from affectation; plain; simple; natural; real; sincere; genuine; as, unaffected sorrow.

Unafiled (a.) Undefiled.

Unagreeable (a.) Disagreeable.

Unagreeable (a.) Not agreeing or consistent; unsuitable.

Unaidable (a.) Incapable of being aided.

Unalienable (a.) Inalienable; as, unalienable rights.

Unalist (n.) An ecclesiastical who holds but one benefice; -- distinguished from pluralist.

Unallied (a.) Not allied; having no ally; having no connection or relation; as, unallied species or genera.

Unalloyed (a.) Not alloyed; not reduced by foreign admixture; unmixed; unqualified; pure; as, unalloyed metals; unalloyed happiness.

Unalmsed (a.) Not having received alms.

Unambiguity (n.) Absence of ambiguity; clearness; perspicuity.

Unambition (n.) The absence of ambition.

Unamiability (n.) The quality or state of being unamiable; moroseness.

Unamiable (a.) Not amiable; morose; ill-natured; repulsive.

Unanchor (v. t.) To loose from the anchor, as a ship.

Unaneled (a.) Not aneled; not having received extreme unction.

Unanimate (a.) Unanimous.

Unanimity (n.) The quality or state of being unanimous.

Unanimous (a.) Being of one mind; agreeing in opinion, design, or determination; consentient; not discordant or dissentient; harmonious; as, the assembly was unanimous; the members of the council were unanimous.

Unanimous (a.) Formed with unanimity; indicating unanimity; having the agreement and consent of all; agreed upon without the opposition or contradiction of any; as, a unanimous opinion; a unanimous vote.

Unanswerability (n.) The quality of being unanswerable; unanswerableness.

Unanswerable (a.) Not answerable; irrefutable; conclusive; decisive; as, he have an unanswerable argument.

Unanswered (a.) Not answered; not replied; as, an unanswered letter.

Unanswered (a.) Not refuted; as, an unanswered argument.

Unanswered (a.) Not responded to in kind; unrequited; as, unanswered affection.

Unappalled (a.) Not appalled; not frightened; dauntless; undaunted.

Unapparel (v. t.) To divest of clothing; to strip.

Unappealable (a.) Not appealable; that can not be carried to a higher tribunal by appeal; as, an unappealable suit or action.

Unappealable (a.) Not to be appealed from; -- said of a judge or a judgment that can not be overruled.

Unappliable (a.) Inapplicable.

Unapplicable (a.) Inapplicable.

Unappropriate (a.) Inappropriate; unsuitable.

Unappropriate (a.) Not appropriated.

Unappropriate (v. t.) To take from private possession; to restore to the possession or right of all; as, to unappropriate a monopoly.

Unappropriated (a.) Not specially appropriate; having not special application.

Unappropriated (a.) Not granted to any person, corporation, or the like, to the exclusion of others; as, unappropriated lands.

Unappropriated (a.) Not granted for, or applied to, any specific purpose; as, the unappropriated moneys in the treasury.

Unapproved (a.) Not approved.

Unapproved (a.) Not proved.

Unapt (a.) Inapt; slow; dull.

Unapt (a.) Unsuitable; unfit; inappropriate.

Unapt (a.) Not accustomed and not likely; not disposed.

Unaquit (a.) Unrequited.

Unargued (a.) Not argued or debated.

Unargued (a.) Not argued against; undisputed.

Unargued (a.) Not censured.

Unarm (v. t.) To disarm.

Unarm (v. i.) To puff off, or lay down, one's arms or armor.

Unarmed (a.) Not armed or armored; having no arms or weapons.

Unarmed (a.) Having no hard and sharp projections, as spines, prickles, spurs, claws, etc.

Unarted (a.) Ignorant of the arts.

Unarted (a.) Not artificial; plain; simple.

Unartful (a.) Lacking art or skill; artless.

Unartistic (a.) Inartistic.

Unascried (a.) Not descried.

Unaserved (a.) Not served.

Unassuming (a.) Not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant or presuming; humble; modest; retiring; as, an unassuming youth; unassuming manners.

Unassured (a.) Not assured; not bold or confident.

Unassured (a.) Not to be trusted.

Unassured (a.) Not insured against loss; as, unassured goods.

Unatonable (a.) Not capable of being brought into harmony; irreconcilable.

Unatonable (a.) Incapable of being atoned for; inexpiable.

Unattached (a.) Not attached; not adhering; having no engagement; free.

Unattached (a.) Not assigned to any company or regiment.

Unattached (a.) Not taken or arrested.

Unattentive (a.) Inattentive; careless.

Unattire (v. t.) To divest of attire; to undress.

Unau (n.) The two-toed sloth (Cholopus didactylus), native of South America. It is about two feet long. Its color is a uniform grayish brown, sometimes with a reddish tint.

Unaudienced (a.) Not given an audience; not received or heard.

Unauspicious (a.) Inauspicious.

Unauthorize (v. t.) To disown the authority of; to repudiate.

Unavoidable (a.) Not avoidable; incapable of being shunned or prevented; inevitable; necessary; as, unavoidable troubles.

Unavoidable (a.) Not voidable; incapable of being made null or void.

Unavoided (a.) Not avoided or shunned.

Unavoided (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.

Unaware (a.) Not aware; not noticing; giving no heed; thoughtless; inattentive.

Unaware (adv.) Unawares.

Unawares (adv.) Without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly.

Unbacked (a.) Never mounted by a rider; unbroken.

Unbacked (a.) Not supported or encouraged; not countenanced; unaided.

Unbag (v. t.) To pour, or take, or let go, out of a bag or bags.

Unbalanced (a.) Not balanced; not in equipoise; having no counterpoise, or having insufficient counterpoise.

Unbalanced (a.) Not adjusted; not settled; not brought to an equality of debt and credit; as, an unbalanced account; unbalanced books.

Unbalanced (a.) Being, or being thrown, out of equilibrium; hence, disordered or deranged in sense; unsteady; unsound; as, an unbalanced mind.

Unballast (v. t.) To free from ballast; to discharge ballast from.

Unballast (a.) Not ballasted.

Unballasted (a.) Freed from ballast; having discharged ballast.

Unballasted (a.) Not furnished with ballast; not kept steady by ballast; unsteady; as, unballasted vessels; unballasted wits.

Unbaned (a.) Wanting a band or string; unfastened.

Unbank (v. t.) To remove a bank from; to open by, or as if by, the removal of a bank.

Unbar (v. t.) To remove a bar or bars from; to unbolt; to open; as, to unbar a gate.

Unbarbed (a.) Not shaven.

Unbarbed (a.) Destitute of bards, or of reversed points, hairs, or plumes; as, an unbarded feather.

Unbark (v. t.) To deprive of the bark; to decorticate; to strip; as, to unbark a tree.

Unbark (v. t.) To cause to disembark; to land.

Unbarrel (v. t.) To remove or release from a barrel or barrels.

Unbarricade (v. t.) To unbolt; to unbar; to open.

Unbarricadoed (a.) Not obstructed by barricades; open; as, unbarricadoed streets.

Unbashful (a.) Not bashful or modest; bold; impudent; shameless.

Unbay (v. t.) To free from the restraint of anything that surrounds or incloses; to let loose; to open.

Unbe (v. t.) To cause not to be; to cause to be another.

Unbear (v. t.) To remove or loose the bearing rein of (a horse).

Unbeat (v. t.) To deliver from the form or nature of a beast.

Unbecome (v. t.) To misbecome.

Unbecoming (a.) Not becoming; unsuitable; unfit; indecorous; improper.

Unbed (v. t.) To raise or rouse from bed.

Unbedinned (a.) Not filled with din.

Unbefool (v. t.) To deliver from the state of a fool; to awaken the mind of; to undeceive.

Unbeget (v. t.) To deprive of existence.

Unbegilt (a.) Not gilded; hence, not rewarded with gold.

Unbegot (a.) Alt. of Unbegotten

Unbegotten (a.) Not begot; not yet generated; also, having never been generated; self-existent; eternal.

Unbeguiled (imp. & p. p.) of Unbeguile

Unbeguiling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbeguile

Unbeguile (v. t.) To set free from the influence of guile; to undeceive.

Unbegun (a.) Not yet begun; also, existing without a beginning.

Unbehovely (a.) Not behooving or becoming; unseemly.

Unbeing (a.) Not existing.

Unbeknown (a.) Not known; unknown.

Unbelief (n.) The withholding of belief; doubt; incredulity; skepticism.

Unbelief (n.) Disbelief; especially, disbelief of divine revelation, or in a divine providence or scheme of redemption.

Unbelieved (a.) Not believed; disbelieved.

Unbeliever (n.) One who does not believe; an incredulous person; a doubter; a skeptic.

Unbeliever (n.) A disbeliever; especially, one who does not believe that the Bible is a divine revelation, and holds that Christ was neither a divine nor a supernatural person; an infidel; a freethinker.

Unbelieving (a.) Not believing; incredulous; doubting; distrusting; skeptical.

Unbelieving (a.) Believing the thing alleged no to be true; disbelieving; especially, believing that Bible is not a divine revelation, or that Christ was not a divine or a supernatural person.

Unbelt (v. t.) To remove or loose the belt of; to ungird.

Unbent (imp. & p. p.) of Unbend

Unbending (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbend

Unbend (v. t.) To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen; as, to unbend a bow.

Unbend (v. t.) A remit from a strain or from exertion; to set at ease for a time; to relax; as, to unbend the mind from study or care.

Unbend (v. t.) To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to which they are attached for use.

Unbend (v. t.) To cast loose or untie, as a rope.

Unbend (v. i.) To cease to be bent; to become straight or relaxed.

Unbend (v. i.) To relax in exertion, attention, severity, or the like; hence, to indulge in mirth or amusement.

Unbending (a.) Not bending; not suffering flexure; not yielding to pressure; stiff; -- applied to material things.

Unbending (a.) Unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; -- applied to persons.

Unbending (a.) Unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; -- applied to abstract ideas; as, unbending truths.

Unbending (a.) Devoted to relaxation or amusement.

Unbenevolence (n.) Absence or want of benevolence; ill will.

Unbenign (a.) Not benign; malignant.

Unbenumb (v. t.) To relieve of numbness; to restore sensation to.

Unbereaven (a.) Unbereft.

Unbereft (a.) Not bereft; not taken away.

Unbeseem (v. t.) To be unbecoming or unsuitable to; to misbecome.

Unbeseeming (a.) Unbecoming; not befitting.

Unbespeak (v. t.) To unsay; hence, to annul or cancel.

Unbethink (v. t.) To change the mind of (one's self).

Unbeware (adv.) Unawares.

Unbewitch (v. t.) To free from a spell; to disenchant.

Unbias (v. t.) To free from bias or prejudice.

Unbiased (a.) Free from bias or prejudice; unprejudiced; impartial.

Unbid (a.) Alt. of Unbidden

Unbidden (a.) Not bidden; not commanded.

Unbidden (a.) Uninvited; as, unbidden guests.

Unbidden (a.) Being without a prayer.

Unbound (imp. & p. p.) of Unbind

Unbinding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbind

Unbind (v. t.) To remove a band from; to set free from shackles or fastenings; to unite; to unfasten; to loose; as, unbind your fillets; to unbind a prisoner's arms; to unbind a load.

Unbishop (v. t.) To deprive, as a city, of a bishop; to deprive, as a clergyman, of episcopal dignity or rights.

Unbitted (imp. & p. p.) of Unbit

Unbitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbit

Unbit (v. t.) To remove the turns of (a rope or cable) from the bits; as, to unbit a cable.

Unblemished (a.) Not blemished; pure; spotless; as, an unblemished reputation or life.

Unbless (v. t.) To deprive of blessings; to make wretched.

Unblessed (a.) Alt. of Unblest

Unblest (a.) Not blest; excluded from benediction; hence, accursed; wretched.

Unblestful (a.) Unblessed.

Unblind (v. t.) To free from blindness; to give or restore sight to; to open the eyes of.

Unblindfold (v. t.) To free from that which blindfolds.

Unbloody (a.) Not bloody.

Unblushing (a.) Not blushing; shameless.

Unbody (v. t.) To free from the body; to disembody.

Unbody (v. i.) To leave the body; to be disembodied; -- said of the soul or spirit.

Unbolt (v. t.) To remove a bolt from; to unfasten; to unbar; to open.

Unbolt (v. i.) To explain or unfold a matter; to make a revelation.

Unbone (v. t.) To deprive of bones, as meat; to bone.

Unbone (v. t.) To twist about, as if boneless.

Unbonnet (v. t.) To take a bonnet from; to take off one's bonnet; to uncover; as, to unbonnet one's head.

Unbooked (a.) Not written in a book; unrecorded.

Unboot (v. t.) To take off the boots from.

Unborn (a.) Not born; no yet brought into life; being still to appear; future.

Unborrowed (a.) Not borrowed; being one's own; native; original.

Unbosomed (imp. & p. p.) of Unbosom

Unbosoming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbosom

Unbosom (v. t.) To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; -- often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one's self.

Unbosomer (n.) One who unbosoms, or discloses.

Unbottomed (a.) Deprived of a bottom.

Unbottomed (a.) Having no bottom; bottomless.

Unbound () imp. & p. p. of Unbind.

Unboundably (adv.) Infinitely.

Unbounded (a.) Having no bound or limit; as, unbounded space; an, unbounded ambition.

Unbow (v. t.) To unbend.

Unbowed (a.) Not bent or arched; not bowed down.

Unboweled (imp. & p. p.) of Unbowel

Unbowelled () of Unbowel

Unboweling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbowel

Unbowelling () of Unbowel

Unbowel (v. t.) To deprive of the entrails; to disembowel.

Unbox (v. t.) To remove from a box or boxes.

Unboy (v. t.) To divest of the traits of a boy.

Unbrace (v. t.) To free from tension; to relax; to loose; as, to unbrace a drum; to unbrace the nerves.

Unbraid (v. t.) To separate the strands of; to undo, as a braid; to unravel; to disentangle.

Unbreast (v. t.) To disclose, or lay open; to unbosom.

Unbreathed (a.) Not breathed.

Unbreathed (a.) Not exercised; unpracticed.

Unbred (a.) Not begotten; unborn.

Unbred (a.) Not taught or trained; -- with to.

Unbred (a.) Not well-bred; ill-bred.

Unbreeched (imp. & p. p.) of Unbreech

Unbreching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unbreech

Unbreech (v. t.) To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches.

Unbreech (v. t.) To free the breech of, as a cannon, from its fastenings or coverings.

Unbrewed (a.) Not made by brewing; unmixed; pure; genuine.

Unbridle (v. t.) To free from the bridle; to set loose.

Unbridled (a.) Loosed from the bridle, or as from the bridle; hence, unrestrained; licentious; violent; as, unbridled passions.

Unbroken (a.) Not broken; continuous; unsubdued; as, an unbroken colt.

Unbuckle (v. t.) To loose the buckles of; to unfasten; as, to unbuckle a shoe.

Unbuild (v. t.) To demolish; to raze.

Unbundle (v. t.) To release, as from a bundle; to disclose.

Unbung (v. t.) To remove the bung from; as, to unbung a cask.

Unburden (v. t.) To relieve from a burden.

Unburden (v. t.) To throw off, as a burden; to unload.

Unburiable (a.) Not ready or not proper to be buried.

Unburrow (v. t.) To force from a burrow; to unearth.

Unburthen (v. t.) To unburden; to unload.

Unbury (v. t.) To disinter; to exhume; fig., to disclose.

Unbusied (a.) Not required to work; unemployed; not busy.

Unbutton (v. t.) To loose the buttons of; to unfasten.

Unbuxom (a.) Disobedient.

Uncage (v. t.) To loose, or release, from, or as from, a cage.

Uncalled-for (a.) Not called for; not required or needed; improper; gratuitous; wanton.

Uncalm (v. t.) To disturb; to disquiet.

Uncamp (v. t.) To break up the camp of; to dislodge from camp.

Uncanny (a.) Not canny; unsafe; strange; weird; ghostly.

Uncanonize (v. t.) To deprive of canonical authority.

Uncanonize (v. t.) To reduce from the rank of a canonized saint.

Uncap (v. t.) To remove a cap or cover from.

Uncapable (a.) Incapable.

Uncape (v. t.) To remove a cap or cape from.

Uncapper (n.) An instrument for removing an explode cap from a cartridge shell.

Uncardinal (v. t.) To degrade from the cardinalship.

Uncared (a.) Not cared for; not heeded; -- with for.

Uncarnate (a.) Not fleshy; specifically, not made flesh; not incarnate.

Uncarnate (v. t.) To divest of flesh.

Uncart (v. t.) To take from, or set free from, a cart; to unload.

Uncase (v. t.) To take out of a case or covering; to remove a case or covering from; to uncover.

Uncase (v. t.) To strip; to flay.

Uncase (v. t.) To display, or spread to view, as a flag, or the colors of a military body.

Uncastle (v. t.) To take a castle from; to turn out of a castle.

Uncaused (a.) Having no antecedent cause; uncreated; self-existent; eternal.

Uncautelous (a.) Incautious.

Uncautious (a.) Incautious.

Uncautiously (adv.) Incautiously.

Unce (n.) A claw.

Unce (n.) An ounce; a small portion.

Unceasable (a.) Not capable of being ended; unceasing.

Uncenter (v. t.) Alt. of Uncentre

Uncentre (v. t.) To throw from its center.

Uncentury (v. t.) To remove from its actual century.

Uncertain (a.) Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful.

Uncertain (a.) Irresolute; inconsonant; variable; untrustworthy; as, an uncertain person; an uncertain breeze.

Uncertain (a.) Questionable; equivocal; indefinite; problematical.

Uncertain (a.) Not sure; liable to fall or err; fallible.

Uncertain (a.) To make uncertain.

Uncertainly (adv.) In an uncertain manner.

Uncertainties (pl. ) of Uncertainty

Uncertainty (n.) The quality or state of being uncertain.

Uncertainty (n.) That which is uncertain; something unknown.

Uncessant (a.) Incessant.

Unchain (v. t.) To free from chains or slavery; to let loose.

Unchancy (a.) Happening at a bad time; unseasonable; inconvenient.

Unchancy (a.) Ill-fated; unlucky.

Unchancy (a.) Unsafe to meddle with; dangerous.

Unchaplain (v. t.) To remove from a chaplaincy.

Uncharge (v. t.) To free from a charge or load; to unload.

Uncharge (v. t.) To free from an accusation; to make no charge against; to acquit.

Unchariot (v. t.) To throw out of a chariot.

Uncharitable (a.) Not charitable; contrary to charity; severe in judging; harsh; censorious; as, uncharitable opinions or zeal.

Uncharity (n.) Uncharitableness.

Uncharm (v. t.) To release from a charm, fascination, or secret power; to disenchant.

Uncharneled (imp. & p. p.) of Uncharnel

Uncharneling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Uncharnel

Uncharnel (v. t.) To remove from a charnel house; to raise from the grave; to exhume.

Unchaste (a.) Not chaste; not continent; lewd.

Unchastity (n.) The quality or state of being unchaste; lewdness; incontinence.

Uncheckable (a.) Not capable of being checked or stopped.

Unchild (v. t.) To bereave of children; to make childless.

Unchild (v. t.) To make unlike a child; to divest of the characteristics of a child.

Unchristen (v. t.) To render unchristian.

Unchristened (a.) Not christened; as, an unchristened child.

Unchristian (a.) Not Christian; not converted to the Christian faith; infidel.

Unchristian (a.) Contrary to Christianity; not like or becoming a Christian; as, unchristian conduct.

Unchristian (v. t.) To make unchristian.

Unchristianize (v. t.) To turn from the Christian faith; to cause to abandon the belief and profession of Christianity.

Unchristianly (a.) Unchristian.

Unchristianly (adv.) In an unchristian manner.

Unchristianness (n.) The quality or state of being unchristian.

Unchurch (v. t.) To expel, or cause to separate, from a church; to excommunicate.

Unchurch (v. t.) To deprive of the character, privileges, and authority of a church.

Unciae (pl. ) of Uncia

Uncia (n.) A twelfth part, as of the Roman as; an ounce.

Uncia (n.) A numerical coefficient in any particular case of the binomial theorem.

Uncial (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a certain style of letters used in ancient manuscripts, esp. in Greek and Latin manuscripts. The letters are somewhat rounded, and the upstrokes and downstrokes usually have a slight inclination. These letters were used as early as the 1st century b. c., and were seldom used after the 10th century a. d., being superseded by the cursive style.

Uncial (n.) An uncial letter.

Unciatim (adv.) Ounce by ounce.

Unciform (a.) Having the shape of a hook; being of a curved or hooked from; hooklike.

Unciform (n.) The unciform bone. See Illust. of Perissodactyla.

Uncinata (n. pl.) A division of marine chaetopod annelids which are furnished with uncini, as the serpulas and sabellas.

Uncinate (a.) Hooked; bent at the tip in the form of a hook; as, an uncinate process.

Uncinatum (n.) The unciform bone.

Uncini (pl. ) of Uncinus

Uncinus (n.) One of the peculiar minute chitinous hooks found in large numbers in the tori of tubicolous annelids belonging to the Uncinata.

Uncipher (v. t.) To decipher; as, to uncipher a letter.

Uncircumcised (n.) Not circumcised; hence, not of the Israelites.

Uncircumcision (n.) The absence or want of circumcision.

Uncircumcision (n.) People not circumcised; the Gentiles.

Uncircumstandtial (a.) Not circumstantial; not entering into minute particulars.

Uncircumstandtial (a.) Not important; not pertinent; trivial.

Uncity (v. t.) To deprive of the rank or rights of a city.

Uncivil (a.) Not civilized; savage; barbarous; uncivilized.

Uncivil (a.) Not civil; not complaisant; discourteous; impolite; rude; unpolished; as, uncivil behavior.

Uncivility (n.) Incivility.

Uncivilization (n.) The state of being uncivilized; savagery or barbarism.

Uncivilized (a.) Not civilized; not reclaimed from savage life; rude; barbarous; savage; as, the uncivilized inhabitants of Central Africa.

Uncivilized (a.) Not civil; coarse; clownish.

Uncivilty (adv.) In an uncivil manner.

Unclasp (v. t.) To loose the clasp of; to open, as something that is fastened, or as with, a clasp; as, to unclasp a book; to unclasp one's heart.

Uncle (n.) The brother of one's father or mother; also applied to an aunt's husband; -- the correlative of aunt in sex, and of nephew and niece in relationship.

Uncle (n.) A pawnbroker.

Unclean (a.) Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy.

Unclean (a.) Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing.

Unclean (a.) Morally impure.

Uncleansable (a.) Incapable of being cleansed or cleaned.

Unclench (v. t.) Same as Unclinch.

Uncleship (n.) The office or position of an uncle.

Unclew (v. t.) To unwind, unfold, or untie; hence, to undo; to ruin.

Unclinch (v. t.) To cause to be no longer clinched; to open; as, to unclinch the fist.

Uncling (v. i.) To cease from clinging or adhering.

Uncloak (v. t.) To remove a cloak or cover from; to deprive of a cloak or cover; to unmask; to reveal.

Uncloak (v. i.) To remove, or take off, one's cloak.

Unclog (v. t.) To disencumber of a clog, or of difficulties and obstructions; to free from encumbrances; to set at liberty.

Uncloister (v. t.) To release from a cloister, or from confinement or seclusion; to set free; to liberate.

Unclose (v. t. & i.) To open; to separate the parts of; as, to unclose a letter; to unclose one's eyes.

Unclose (v. t. & i.) To disclose; to lay open; to reveal.

Unclosed (a.) Not separated by inclosures; open.

Unclosed (a.) Not finished; not concluded.

Unclosed (a.) Not closed; not sealed; open.

Unclothe (v. t.) To strip of clothes or covering; to make naked.

Unclothed (a.) Divested or stripped of clothing.

Unclothed (a.) Not yet clothed; wanting clothes; naked.

Uncloud (v. t.) To free from clouds; to unvail; to clear from obscurity, gloom, sorrow, or the like.

Unclue (v. t.) To unwind; to untangle.

Unclutch (v. t.) To open, as something closely shut.

Unclutch (v. t.) To disengage, as a clutch.

Unco (a.) Unknown; strange, or foreign; unusual, or surprising; distant in manner; reserved.

Unco (adv.) In a high degree; to a great extent; greatly; very.

Unco (n.) A strange thing or person.

Uncoach (v. t.) To detach or loose from a coach.

Uncock (v. t.) To let down the cock of, as a firearm.

Uncock (v. t.) To deprive of its cocked shape, as a hat, etc.

Uncock (v. t.) To open or spread from a cock or heap, as hay.

Uncoffle (v. t.) To release from a coffle.

Uncoif (v. t.) To deprive of the coif or cap.

Uncoil (v. t.) To unwind or open, as a coil of rope.

Uncoined (a.) Not coined, or minted; as, uncoined silver.

Uncoined (a.) Not fabricated; not artificial or counterfeit; natural.

Uncolt (v. t.) To unhorse.

Uncombine (v. t.) To separate, as substances in combination; to release from combination or union.

Uncomeatable (a.) Not to be come at, or reached; inaccessible.

Uncomely (a.) Not comely. -- adv. In an uncomely manner.

Uncomfortable (a.) Feeling discomfort; uneasy; as, to be uncomfortable on account of one's position.

Uncomfortable (a.) Causing discomfort; disagreeable; unpleasant; as, an uncomfortable seat or situation.

Uncommon (a.) Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage.

Uncomplete (a.) Incomplete.

Uncomprehend (v. t.) To fail to comprehend.

Uncomprehensive (a.) Unable to comprehend.

Uncomprehensive (a.) Incomprehensible.

Uncompromising (a.) Not admitting of compromise; making no truce or concessions; obstinate; unyielding; inflexible.

Unconceivable (a.) Inconceivable.

Unconcern (n.) Want of concern; absence of anxiety; freedom from solicitude; indifference.

Unconcerned (a.) Not concerned; not anxious or solicitous; easy in mind; carelessly secure; indifferent; as, to be unconcerned at what has happened; to be unconcerned about the future.

Unconcerning (a.) Not interesting of affecting; insignificant; not belonging to one.

Unconcernment (n.) The state of being unconcerned, or of having no share or concern; unconcernedness.

Unconcludent (a.) Alt. of Unconcluding

Unconcluding (a.) Inconclusive.

Unconclusive (a.) Inconclusive.

Unconditional (a.) Not conditional limited, or conditioned; made without condition; absolute; unreserved; as, an unconditional surrender.

Unconditioned (a.) Not conditioned or subject to conditions; unconditional.

Unconditioned (a.) Not subject to condition or limitations; infinite; absolute; hence, inconceivable; incogitable.

Unconfidence (n.) Absence of confidence; uncertainty; doubt.

Uncoform (a.) Unlike.

Uncoformability (n.) The quality or state of being unconformable; unconformableness.

Uncoformability (n.) Want of parallelism between one series of strata and another, especially when due to a disturbance of the position of the earlier strata before the latter were deposited.

Unconformable (a.) Not conformable; not agreeable; not conforming.

Unconformable (a.) Not conformable; not lying in a parallel position; as, unconformable strata.

Unconformist (n.) A nonconformist.

Unconformity (n.) Want of conformity; incongruity; inconsistency.

Unconformity (n.) Want of parallelism between strata in contact.

Unconfound (v. t.) To free from a state of confusion, or of being confounded.

Unconfounded (a.) Not confounded.

Uncongeal (v. i.) To thaw; to become liquid again.

Unconning (a.) Not knowing; ignorant.

Unconning (n.) Ignorance.

Unconquerable (a.) Not conquerable; indomitable.

Unconscionable (a.) Not conscionable; not conforming to reason; unreasonable; exceeding the limits of any reasonable claim or expectation; inordinate; as, an unconscionable person or demand; unconscionable size.

Unconscionable (a.) Not guided by, or conformed to, conscience.

Unconscious (a.) Not conscious; having no consciousness or power of mental perception; without cerebral appreciation; hence, not knowing or regarding; ignorant; as, an unconscious man.

Unconscious (a.) Not known or apprehended by consciousness; as, an unconscious cerebration.

Unconscious (a.) Having no knowledge by experience; -- followed by of; as, a mule unconscious of the yoke.

Unconsecrate (v. t.) To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity; to desecrate.

Unconsequential (a.) Inconsequential.

Unconsiderate (a.) Inconsiderate; heedless; careless.

Unconsidered (a.) Not considered or attended to; not regarded; inconsiderable; trifling.

Unconsonant (a.) Incongruous; inconsistent.

Unconspicuous (a.) Inconspicuous.

Unconstancy (n.) Inconstancy.

Unconstant (a.) Not constant; inconstant; fickle; changeable.

Unconstitutional (a.) Not constitutional; not according to, or consistent with, the terms of a constitution of government; contrary to the constitution; as, an unconstitutional law, or act of an officer.

Unconstraint (n.) Freedom from constraint; ease.

Unconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not accomplished.

Uncontestable (a.) Incontestable.

Uncontinent (a.) Not continent; incontinent.

Uncontrollable (a.) Incapable of being controlled; ungovernable; irresistible; as, an uncontrollable temper; uncontrollable events.

Uncontrollable (a.) Indisputable; irrefragable; as, an uncontrollable maxim; an uncontrollable title.

Uncontroversory (a.) Not involving controversy.

Uncontrovertible (a.) Incontrovertible.

Uncontrovertibly (adv.) Incontrovertibly.

Unconvenient (a.) Inconvenient.

Unconversion (n.) The state of being unconverted; impenitence.

Unconverted (a.) Not converted or exchanged.

Unconverted (a.) Not changed in opinion, or from one faith to another.

Unconverted (a.) Not persuaded of the truth of the Christian religion; heathenish.

Unconverted (a.) Unregenerate; sinful; impenitent.

Uncord (v. t.) To release from cords; to loosen the cord or cords of; to unfasten or unbind; as, to uncord a package.

Uncork (v. t.) To draw the cork from; as, to uncork a bottle.

Uncorrect (a.) Incorrect.

Uncorrigible (a.) Incorrigible; not capable of correction.

Uncorrupt (a.) Incorrupt.

Uncorruptible (a.) Incorruptible.

Uncorruption (n.) Incorruption.

Uncouple (v. t.) To loose, as dogs, from their couples; also, to set loose; to disconnect; to disjoin; as, to uncouple railroad cars.

Uncouple (v. i.) To roam at liberty.

Uncourtliness (n.) Absence of courtliness; rudeness; rusticity.

Uncous (a.) Hooklike; hooked.

Uncouth (a.) Unknown.

Uncouth (a.) Uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant.

Uncouth (a.) Unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also, odd; awkward; boorish; as, uncouth manners.

Uncovenable (a.) Not covenable; inconvenient.

Uncovenanted (a.) Not covenanted; not granted or entered into under a covenant, agreement, or contract.

Uncovenanted (a.) Not having joined in a league, or assented to a covenant or agreement, as to the Solemn League and Covenant of the Scottish people in the times of the Stuarts.

Uncovenanted (a.) Not having entered into relationship with God through the appointed means of grace; also, not promised or assured by the divine promises or conditions; as, uncovenanted mercies.

Uncovered (imp. & p. p.) of Uncover

Uncovering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Uncover

Uncover (v. t.) To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.

Uncover (v. t.) To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.

Uncover (v. t.) To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.

Uncover (v. i.) To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect.

Uncover (v. i.) To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.

Uncowl (v. t.) To divest or deprive of a cowl.

Uncreate (v. t.) To deprive of existence; to annihilate.

Uncreate (a.) Uncreated; self-existent.

Uncreated (a.) Deprived of existence; annihilated.

Uncreated (a.) Not yet created; as, misery uncreated.

Uncreated (a.) Not existing by creation; self-existent; eternal; as, God is an uncreated being.

Uncreatedness (n.) The quality or state of being uncreated.

Uncredible (a.) Incredible.

Uncredit (v. t.) To cause to be disbelieved; to discredit.

Uncreditable (a.) Discreditable.

Uncrown (v. t.) To deprive of a crown; to take the crown from; hence, to discrown; to dethrone.

Uncrudded (a.) Not cruddled, or curdled.

Unction (n.) The act of anointing, smearing, or rubbing with an unguent, oil, or ointment, especially for medical purposes, or as a symbol of consecration; as, mercurial unction.

Unction (n.) That which is used for anointing; an unguent; an ointment; hence, anything soothing or lenitive.

Unction (n.) Divine or sanctifying grace.

Unction (n.) That quality in language, address, or the like, which excites emotion; especially, strong devotion; religious fervor and tenderness; sometimes, a simulated, factitious, or unnatural fervor.

Unctious (a.) Unctuous.

Unctuosity (n.) Quality or state of being unctuous.

Unctuous (a.) Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy.

Unctuous (a.) Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.

Unctuous (a.) Bland; suave; also, tender; fervid; as, an unctuous speech; sometimes, insincerely suave or fervid.

Unculpable (a.) Inculpable; not blameworthy.

Uncult (a.) Not cultivated; rude; illiterate.

Unculture (n.) Want of culture.

Uncunning (a.) Ignorant.

Uncunningly (adv.) Ignorantly.

Uncunningness (n.) Ignorance.

Uncurable (a.) Incurable.

Uncurably (adv.) In an uncurable manner.

Uncurbable (a.) Not capable of being curbed.

Uncurl (v. t.) To loose from curls, or ringlets; to straighten out, as anything curled or curly.

Uncurl (v. i.) To become uncurled, or straight.

Uncurrent (a.) Not current. Specifically: Not passing in common payment; not receivable at par or full value; as, uncurrent notes.

Uncurse (v. t.) To free from a curse or an execration.

Uncurtain (v. t.) To remove a curtain from; to reveal.

Unci (pl. ) of Uncus

Uncus (n.) A hook or claw.

Uncustomable (a.) Not customable, or subject to custom duties.

Uncustomed (a.) Uncustomable; also, not having paid duty or customs.

Uncut (a.) Not cut; not separated or divided by cutting or otherwise; -- said especially of books, periodicals, and the like, when the leaves have not been separated by trimming in binding.

Uncut (a.) Not ground, or otherwise cut, into a certain shape; as, an uncut diamond.

Uncuth (a.) Unknown; strange.

Uncuth (n.) A stranger.

Uncypher (v. t.) See Uncipher.

Undam (v. t.) To free from a dam, mound, or other obstruction.

Undampned (a.) Uncondemned.

Undated (a.) Rising and falling in waves toward the margin, as a leaf; waved.

Undated (a.) Not dated; having no date; of unknown age; as, an undated letter.

Undauntable (a.) Incapable of being daunted; intrepid; fearless; indomitable.

Undaunted (a.) Not daunted; not subdued or depressed by fear.

Unde (a.) Waving or wavy; -- applied to ordinaries, or division lines.

Undeadly (a.) Not subject to death; immortal.

Undeaf (v. t.) To free from deafness; to cause to hear.

Undecagon (n.) A figure having eleven angles and eleven sides.

Undecane (n.) A liquid hydrocarbon, C11H24, of the methane series, found in petroleum; -- so called from its containing eleven carbon atoms in the molecule.

Undeceive (v. t.) To cause to be no longer deceived; to free from deception, fraud, fallacy, or mistake.

Undecency (n.) Indecency.

Undecennary (a.) Occurring once in every period of eleven years; undecennial.

Undecennial (a.) Occurring or observed every eleventh year; belonging to, or continuing, a period of eleven years; undecennary; as, an undecennial festival.

Undecent (a.) Indecent.

Undecide (v. t.) To reverse or recant, as a previous decision.

Undecisive (a.) Indecisive.

Undeck (v. t.) To divest of ornaments.

Undecked (a.) Not decked; unadorned.

Undecked (a.) Not having a deck; as, an undecked vessel.

Undecolic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C11H18O2, of the propiolic acid series, obtained indirectly from undecylenic acid as a white crystalline substance.

Undecreed (a.) Not decreed.

Undecreed (a.) Reversed or nullified by decree, as something previously decreed.

Undecyl (n.) The radical regarded as characteristic of undecylic acid.

Undecylenic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid C11H20O2, homologous with acrylic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance by the distillation of castor oil.

Undecylic (a.) Related to, derived from, or containing, undecyl; specifically, designating that member of the fatty acids which corresponds to undecane, and is obtained as a white crystalline substance, C11H22O2.

Undeeded (a.) Not deeded or transferred by deed; as, undeeded land.

Undeeded (a.) Not made famous by any great action.

Undefatigable (a.) Indefatigable.

Undefeasible (a.) Indefeasible.

Undefine (v. t.) To make indefinite; to obliterate or confuse the definition or limitations of.

Undeify (v. t.) To degrade from the state of deity; to deprive of the character or qualities of a god; to deprive of the reverence due to a god.

Undeniable (a.) Not deniable; incapable of denial; palpably true; indisputable; obvious; as, undeniable evidence.

Undeniable (a.) Unobjectionable; unquestionably excellent; as, a person of undeniable connections.

Undeniably (adv.) In an undeniable manner.

Undepartable (a.) Incapable of being parted; inseparable.

Under (prep.) Below or lower, in place or position, with the idea of being covered; lower than; beneath; -- opposed to over; as, he stood under a tree; the carriage is under cover; a cellar extends under the whole house.

Under (prep.) Denoting relation to some thing or person that is superior, weighs upon, oppresses, bows down, governs, directs, influences powerfully, or the like, in a relation of subjection, subordination, obligation, liability, or the like; as, to travel under a heavy load; to live under extreme oppression; to have fortitude under the evils of life; to have patience under pain, or under misfortunes; to behave like a Christian under reproaches and injuries; under the pains and penalties of the law; the condition under which one enters upon an office; under the necessity of obeying the laws; under vows of chastity.

Under (prep.) Denoting relation to something that exceeds in rank or degree, in number, size, weight, age, or the like; in a relation of the less to the greater, of inferiority, or of falling short.

Under (prep.) Denoting relation to something that comprehends or includes, that represents or designates, that furnishes a cover, pretext, pretense, or the like; as, he betrayed him under the guise of friendship; Morpheus is represented under the figure of a boy asleep.

Under (prep.) Less specifically, denoting the relation of being subject, of undergoing regard, treatment, or the like; as, a bill under discussion.

Under (adv.) In a lower, subject, or subordinate condition; in subjection; -- used chiefly in a few idiomatic phrases; as, to bring under, to reduce to subjection; to subdue; to keep under, to keep in subjection; to control; to go under, to be unsuccessful; to fail.

Under (a.) Lower in position, intensity, rank, or degree; subject; subordinate; -- generally in composition with a noun, and written with or without the hyphen; as, an undercurrent; undertone; underdose; under-garment; underofficer; undersheriff.

Underact (v. t.) To perform inefficiently, as a play; to act feebly.

Underaction (n.) Subordinate action; a minor action incidental or subsidiary to the main story; an episode.

Underactor (n.) A subordinate actor.

Under-age (a.) Not having arrived at adult age, or at years of discretion; hence, raw; green; immature; boyish; childish.

Underagent (n.) A subordinate agent.

Underaid (v. t.) To aid clandestinely.

Under-arm (a.) Done (as bowling) with the arm not raised above the elbow, that is, not swung far out from the body; underhand. Cf. Over-arm and Round-Arm.

Underback (n.) A vessel which receives the wort as it flows from the mashing tub.

Underbear (v. t.) To support; to endure.

Underbear (v. t.) To line; to guard; to face; as, cloth of gold underborne with blue tinsel.

Underbearer (n.) One who supports or sustains; especially, at a funeral, one of those who bear the copse, as distinguished from a bearer, or pallbearer, who helps to hold up the pall.

Underbid (v. t.) To bid less than, as when a contract or service is offered to the lowest bidder; to offer to contract, sell, or do for a less price than.

Underbind (v. t.) To bind beneath.

Underboard (adv.) Under the board, or table; hence, secretly; unfairly; underhand. See the Note under Aboveboard.

Underbrace (v. t.) To brace, fasten, or bind underneath or below.

Underbranch (n.) A lower branch.

Underbranch (n.) A twig or branchlet.

Underbred (a.) Not thoroughly bred; ill-bred; as, an underbred fellow.

Underbrush (n.) Shrubs, small trees, and the like, in a wood or forest, growing beneath large trees; undergrowth.

Underbuilder (n.) A subordinate or assistant builder.

Underbuilding (n.) Same as Substruction.

Underbuy (v. t.) To buy at less than the real value or worth; to buy cheaper than.

Undercast (v. t.) To cast under or beneath.

Underchamberlain (n.) A deputy chamberlain of the exchequer.

Underchanter (n.) Same as Subchanter.

Underchaps (n. pl.) The lower chaps or jaw.

Undercharge (v. t.) To charge below or under; to charge less than is usual or suitable fro; as, to undercharge goods or services.

Undercharge (v. t.) To put too small a charge into; as, to undercharge a gun.

Undercharge (n.) A charge that is less than is usual or suitable.

Underclay (n.) A stratum of clay lying beneath a coal bed, often containing the roots of coal plants, especially the Stigmaria.

Undercliff (n.) A subordinate cliff on a shore, consisting of material that has fallen from the higher cliff above.

Underclothes (n. pl.) Clothes worn under others, especially those worn next the skin for warmth.

Underclothing (n.) Same as Underclothes.

Undercoat (n.) A coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished from an overcoat, or a greatcoat.

Undercoat (n.) A growth of short hair or fur partially concealed by a longer growth; as, a dog's undercoat.

Underconduct (n.) A lower conduit; a subterranean conduit.

Underconsumption (n.) Consumption of less than is produced; consumption of less than the usual amount.

Undercraft (n.) A sly trick or device; as, an undercraft of authors.

Undercreep (v. i.) To creep secretly or privily.

Undercrest (v. t.) To support as a crest; to bear.

Undercroft (n.) A subterranean room of any kind; esp., one under a church (see Crypt), or one used as a chapel or for any sacred purpose.

Undercry (v. i.) To cry aloud.

Undercurrent (n.) A current below the surface of water, sometimes flowing in a contrary direction to that on the surface.

Undercurrent (n.) Hence, figuratively, a tendency of feeling, opinion, or the like, in a direction contrary to what is publicly shown; an unseen influence or tendency; as, a strong undercurrent of sentiment in favor of a prisoner.

Undercurrent (a.) Running beneath the surface; hidden.

Undercut (n.) The lower or under side of a sirloin of beef; the fillet.

Undercut (v. t.) To cut away, as the side of an object, so as to leave an overhanging portion.

Underdealing (n.) Crafty, unfair, or underhand dealing; unfair practice; trickery.

Underdelve (v. t.) To delve under.

Underdig (v. t.) To dig under or beneath; to undermine.

Underditch (v. t.) To dig an underground ditches in, so as to drain the surface; to underdrain; as, to underditch a field or a farm.

Underdo (v. i.) To do less than is requisite or proper; -- opposed to overdo.

Underdo (v. t.) To do less thoroughly than is requisite; specifically, to cook insufficiently; as, to underdo the meat; -- opposed to overdo.

Underdoer (n.) One who underdoes; a shirk.

Underdolven () p. p. of Underdelve.

Underdose (n.) A dose which is less than required; a small or insufficient dose.

Underdose (v. t. & i.) To give an underdose or underdoses to; to practice giving insufficient doses.

Underdrain (n.) An underground drain or trench with openings through which the water may percolate from the soil or ground above.

Underdrain (v. t.) To drain by forming an underdrain or underdrains in; as, to underdrain land.

Underdressed (a.) Not dresses enough.

Underestimate (v. t.) To set to/ low a value on; to estimate below the truth.

Underestimate (n.) The act of underestimating; too low an estimate.

Underfaction (n.) A subordinate party or faction.

Underfaculty (n.) An inferior or subordinate faculty.

Underfarmer (n.) An assistant farmer.

Underfeed (v. t.) To feed with too little food; to supply with an insufficient quantity of food.

Underfellow (n.) An underling // mean, low fellow.

Underfilling (n.) The filling below or beneath; the under part of a building.

Underfollow (v. t.) To follow closely or immediately after.

Underfong (v. t.) To undertake; to take in hand; to receive.

Underfong (v. t.) To insnare; to circumvent.

Underfong (v. t.) To sustain; to support; to guard.

Underfoot (adv.) Under the feet; underneath; below. See Under foot, under Foot, n.

Underfoot (a.) Low; base; abject; trodden down.

Underfringe (n.) A lower fringe; a fringe underneath something.

Underfurnish (v. t.) To supply with less than enough; to furnish insufficiently.

Underfurrow (v. t.) To cover as under a furrow; to plow in; as, to underfurrow seed or manure.

Under-garment (n.) A garment worn below another.

Underget (v. t.) To get under or beneath; also, to understand.

Undergird (v. t.) To blind below; to gird round the bottom.

Underglaze (a.) Applied under the glaze, that is, before the glaze, that is, before the glaze is put on; fitted to be so applied; -- said of colors in porcelain painting.

Underwent (imp.) of Undergo

Undergone (p. p.) of Undergo

Undergoing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Undergo

Undergo (v. t.) To go or move below or under.

Undergo (v. t.) To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer; to sustain; as, to undergo toil and fatigue; to undergo pain, grief, or anxiety; to undergothe operation of amputation; food in the stomach undergoes the process of digestion.

Undergo (v. t.) To be the bearer of; to possess.

Undergo (v. t.) To undertake; to engage in; to hazard.

Undergo (v. t.) To be subject or amenable to; to underlie.

Undergod (n.) A lower or inferio/ god; a subordinate deity; a demigod.

Undergore (v. t.) To gore underneath.

Undergown (n.) A gown worn under another, or under some other article of dress.

Undergraduate (n.) A member of a university or a college who has not taken his first degree; a student in any school who has not completed his course.

Undergraduate (a.) Of or pertaining to an undergraduate, or the body of undergraduates.

Undergraduateship (n.) The position or condition of an undergraduate.

Undergroan (v. t.) To groan beneath.

Underground (n.) The place or space beneath the surface of the ground; subterranean space.

Underground (a.) Being below the surface of the ground; as, an underground story or apartment.

Underground (a.) Done or occurring out of sight; secret.

Underground (adv.) Beneath the surface of the earth.

Undergrove (n.) A grove of shrubs or low trees under taller ones.

Undergrow (v. i.) To grow to an inferior, or less than the usual, size or height.

Undergrow (a.) Undergrown.

Undergrown (a.) Of small stature; not grown to a full height or size.

Undergrowth (n.) That which grows under trees; specifically, shrubs or small trees growing among large trees.

Undergrub (v. t.) To undermine.

Underhand (a.) Secret; clandestine; hence, mean; unfair; fraudulent.

Underhand (a.) Done, as pitching, with the hand lower than the shoulder, or, as bowling, with the hand lower than elbow.

Underhand (adv.) By secret means; in a clandestine manner; hence, by fraud; unfairly.

Underhand (adv.) In an underhand manner; -- said of pitching or bowling.

Underhanded (a.) Underhand; clandestine.

Underhanded (a.) Insufficiently provided with hands or workers; short-handed; sparsely populated.

Underhandedly (adv.) In an underhand manner.

Underhang (v. t. & i.) To hang under or down; to suspend.

Underhangman (n.) An assistant or deputy hangman.

Underhead (n.) A blockhead, or stupid person; a dunderhead.

Underheave (v. i.) To heave or lift from below.

Underhew (v. t.) To hew less than is usual or proper; specifically, to hew, as a piece of timber which should be square, in such a manner that it appears to contain a greater number of cubic feet than it really does contain.

Underhonest (a.) Not entirely honest.

Underhung (a.) Resting on a track at the bottom, instead of being suspended; -- said of a sliding door.

Underhung (a.) Having the lower jaw projecting.

Underjaw (n.) The lower jaw.

Underjoin (v. t.) To join below or beneath; to subjoin.

Underkeep (v. t.) To keep under, or in subjection; to suppress.

Underkeeper (n.) A subordinate keeper or guardian.

Underkind (n.) An inferior kind.

Underkingdom (n.) A subordinate or dependent kingdom.

Underlaborer (n.) An assistant or subordinate laborer.

Underlaid (a.) Laid or placed underneath; also, having something laid or lying underneath.

Underlay (v. t.) To lay beneath; to put under.

Underlay (v. t.) To raise or support by something laid under; as, to underlay a cut, plate, or the like, for printing. See Underlay, n., 2.

Underlay (n.) To put a tap on (a shoe).

Underlay (v. i.) To incline from the vertical; to hade; -- said of a vein, fault, or lode.

Underlay (n.) The inclination of a vein, fault, or lode from the vertical; a hade; -- called also underlie.

Underlay (n.) A thickness of paper, pasteboard, or the like, placed under a cut, or stereotype plate, or under type, in the from, to bring it, or any part of it, to the proper height; also, something placed back of a part of the tympan, so as to secure the right impression.

Underlayer (n.) One who, or that which, underlays or is underlaid; a lower layer.

Underlayer (n.) A perpendicular shaft sunk to cut the lode at any required depth.

Underleaf (n.) A prolific sort of apple, good for cider.

Underlease (n.) A lease granted by a tenant or lessee; especially, a lease granted by one who is himself a lessee for years, for any fewer or less number of years than he himself holds; a sublease.

Underlet (v. t.) To let below the value.

Underlet (v. t.) To let or lease at second hand; to sublet.

Underletter (n.) A tenant or lessee who grants a lease to another.

Underlie (v. t.) To lie under; to rest beneath; to be situated under; as, a stratum of clay underlies the surface gravel.

Underlie (v. t.) To be at the basis of; to form the foundation of; to support; as, a doctrine underlying a theory.

Underlie (v. t.) To be subject or amenable to.

Underlie (v. i.) To lie below or under.

Underlie (n.) See Underlay, n., 1.

Underline (v. t.) To mark a line below, as words; to underscore.

Underline (v. t.) To influence secretly.

Underling (n.) An inferior person or agent; a subordinate; hence, a mean, sorry fellow.

Underlip (n.) The lower lip.

Underlock (n.) A lock of wool hanging under the belly of a sheep.

Underlocker (n.) A person who inspects a mine daily; -- called also underviewer.

Underlying (a.) Lying under or beneath; hence, fundamental; as, the underlying strata of a locality; underlying principles.

Undermanned (a.) Insufficiently furnished with men; short-handed.

Undermasted (a.) Having masts smaller than the usual dimension; -- said of vessels.

Undermaster (n.) A master subordinate to the principal master; an assistant master.

Undermatch (n.) One who is not a match for another.

Undermeal (n.) The inferior, or after, part of the day; the afternoon.

Undermeal (n.) Hence, something occurring or done in the afternoon; esp., an afternoon meal; supper; also, an afternoon nap; a siesta.

Undermine (v. t.) To excavate the earth beneath, or the part of, especially for the purpose of causing to fall or be overthrown; to form a mine under; to sap; as, to undermine a wall.

Undermine (v. t.) Fig.: To remove the foundation or support of by clandestine means; to ruin in an underhand way; as, to undermine reputation; to undermine the constitution of the state.

Underminer (n.) One who undermines.

Underminister (v. t.) To serve, or minister to, in a subordinate relation.

Underministry (n.) A subordinate or inferior ministry.

Undermirth (n.) Suppressed or concealed mirth.

Undermoneyed (a.) Bribed.

Undermost (a.) Lowest, as in place, rank, or condition.

Undern (n.) The time between; the time between sunrise and noon; specifically, the third hour of the day, or nine o'clock in the morning, according to ancient reckoning; hence, mealtime, because formerly the principal meal was eaten at that hour; also, later, the afternoon; the time between dinner and supper.

Underneath (adv.) Beneath; below; in a lower place; under; as, a channel underneath the soil.

Underneath (prep.) Under; beneath; below.

Underniceness (n.) A want of niceness; indelicacy; impropriety.

Undernom (imp.) of Undernime

Undernime (v. t.) To receive; to perceive.

Undernime (v. t.) To reprove; to reprehend.

Underofficer (n.) A subordinate officer.

Underpart (n.) A subordinate part.

Underpay (v. t.) To pay inadequately.

Underpeep (v. t.) To peep under.

Underpeer (v. t.) To peer under.

Underpeopled (a.) Not fully peopled.

Underpight () imp. of Underpitch.

Underpinned (imp. & p. p.) of Underpin

Underpinning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Underpin

Underpin (v. t.) To lay stones, masonry, etc., under, as the sills of a building, on which it is to rest.

Underpin (v. t.) To support by some solid foundation; to place something underneath for support.

Underpinning (n.) The act of one who underpins; the act of supporting by stones, masonry, or the like.

Underpinning (n.) That by which a building is underpinned; the material and construction used for support, introduced beneath a wall already constructed.

Underpinning (n.) The foundation, esp. of a frame house.

Underpight (imp.) of Underpitch

Underpitch (v. t.) To fill underneath; to stuff.

Underplay (v. i.) To play in a subordinate, or in an inferior manner; to underact a part.

Underplay (v. i.) To play a low card when holding a high one, in the hope of a future advantage.

Underplay (n.) The act of underplaying.

Underplot (n.) A series of events in a play, proceeding collaterally with the main story, and subservient to it.

Underplot (n.) A clandestine scheme; a trick.

Underpoise (v. t.) To weigh, estimate, or rate below desert; to undervalue.

Underpossessor (n.) One who possesses or holds anything subject to the superior of another.

Underpraise (v. t.) To praise below desert.

Underprize (v. t.) To undervalue; to underestimate.

Underproduction (n.) The production of less than is demanded or of less than the usual supply.

Underproof (a.) Containing less alcohol than proof spirit. See Proof spirit, under Spirit.

Underprop (v. t.) To prop from beneath; to put a prop under; to support; to uphold.

Underproportioned (a.) Of inadequate or inferior proportions; small; poor.

Underproper (n.) One who, or that which, underprops or supports.

Underpull (v. i.) To exert one's influence secretly.

Underpuller (n.) One who underpulls.

Underput (v. t.) To put or send under.

Underrate (v. t.) To rate too low; to rate below the value; to undervalue.

Underrate (n.) A price less than the value; as, to sell a thing at an underrate.

Underreckon (v. t.) To reckon below what is right or proper; to underrate.

Underrun (v. t.) To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it.

Undersail (v. i.) To sail alongshore.

Undersailed (a.) Inadequately equipped with sails.

Undersaturated (a.) Not fully saturated; imperfectly saturated.

Undersay (v. t.) To say by way of derogation or contradiction.

Underscore (v. t.) To draw a mark or line under; to underline.

Undersecretary (n.) A secretary who is subordinate to the chief secretary; an assistant secretary; as, an undersecretary of the Treasury.

Undersell (v. t.) To sell the same articles at a lower price than; to sell cheaper than.

Underservant (n.) An inferior servant.

Underset (v. t.) To prop or support.

Underset (n.) Undercurrent.

Undersetter (n.) One who, or that which, undersets or supports; a prop; a support; a pedestal.

Undersetting (n.) Something set or built under as a support; a pedestal.

Undershapen (a.) Under the usual shape or size; small; dwarfish.

Undersheriff (n.) A sheriff's deputy.

Undersheriffry (n.) Undershrievalty.

Undershirt (n.) A shirt worn next the skin, under another shirt; -- called also undervest.

Undershoot (v. t.) To shoot short of (a mark).

Undershot (a.) Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.

Undershot (a.) Moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel.

Undershrievalty (n.) The office or position of an undersheriff.

Undershrieve (n.) A low shrub; a woody plant of low stature.

Undershrub (a.) Partly shrublike.

Undershut (a.) Closed from beneath.

Underside (n.) The lower or lowest side of anything.

Undersign (v. t.) To write one's name at the foot or end of, as a letter or any legal instrument.

Undersized (a.) Of a size less than is common.

Underskinker (n.) Undertapster.

Underskirt (n.) A petticoat; the foundation skirt of a draped dress.

Undersky (n.) The lower region of the sky.

Undersleeve (n.) A sleeve of an under-garment; a sleeve worn under another,

Undersoil (n.) The soil beneath the surface; understratum; subsoil.

Undersold () p. p. of Undersell.

Undersong (n.) The burden of a song; the chorus; the refrain.

Undersong (n.) Accompanying strain; subordinate and underlying meaning; accompaniment; undertone.

Undersparred (a.) Having spars smaller than the usual dimension; -- said of vessels.

Underspend (v. t.) To spend less than.

Undersphere (n.) A sphere which is smaller than, and in its movements subject to, another; a satellite.

Undersphere (n.) An inferior sphere, or field of action.

Underspore (v. t.) To raise with a spar, or piece of wood, used as a lever.

Understair (a.) Of or pertaining to the kitchen, or the servants' quarters; hence, subordinate; menial.

Understairs (n.) The basement or cellar.

Understood (imp. & p. p.) of Understand

Understanded () of Understand

Understanding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Understand

Understand (v. t.) To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge of; to comprehend; to know; as, to understand a problem in Euclid; to understand a proposition or a declaration; the court understands the advocate or his argument; to understand the sacred oracles; to understand a nod or a wink.

Understand (v. t.) To be apprised, or have information, of; to learn; to be informed of; to hear; as, I understand that Congress has passed the bill.

Understand (v. t.) To recognize or hold as being or signifying; to suppose to mean; to interpret; to explain.

Understand (v. t.) To mean without expressing; to imply tacitly; to take for granted; to assume.

Understand (v. t.) To stand under; to support.

Understand (v. i.) To have the use of the intellectual faculties; to be an intelligent being.

Understand (v. i.) To be informed; to have or receive knowledge.

Understandable (a.) Capable of being understood; intelligible.

Understander (n.) One who understands, or knows by experience.

Understanding (a.) Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man.

Understanding (n.) The act of one who understands a thing, in any sense of the verb; knowledge; discernment; comprehension; interpretation; explanation.

Understanding (n.) An agreement of opinion or feeling; adjustment of differences; harmony; anything mutually understood or agreed upon; as, to come to an understanding with another.

Understanding (n.) The power to understand; the intellectual faculty; the intelligence; the rational powers collectively conceived an designated; the higher capacities of the intellect; the power to distinguish truth from falsehood, and to adapt means to ends.

Understanding (n.) Specifically, the discursive faculty; the faculty of knowing by the medium or use of general conceptions or relations. In this sense it is contrasted with, and distinguished from, the reason.

Understandingly (adv.) In an understanding manner; intelligibly; with full knowledge or comprehension; intelligently; as, to vote upon a question understandingly; to act or judge understandingly.

Understate (v. t.) To state or represent less strongly than may be done truthfully.

Understatement (n.) The act of understating, or the condition of being understated; that which is understated; a statement below the truth.

Understock (v. t.) To supply insufficiently with stock.

Understood () imp. & p. p. of Understand.

Understrapper (n.) A petty fellow; an inferior agent; an underling.

Understrapping (a.) Becoming an understrapper; subservient.

Understrata (pl. ) of Understratum

Understratums (pl. ) of Understratum

Understratum (n.) The layer, or stratum, of earth on which the mold, or soil, rests; subsoil.

Understroke (v. t.) To underline or underscore.

Understudy (v. t. & i.) To study, as another actor's part, in order to be his substitute in an emergency; to study another actor's part.

Understudy (n.) One who studies another's part with a view to assuming it in an emergency.

Undersuit (n.) A suit worn under another suit; a suit of underclothes.

Undertakable (a.) Capable of being undertaken; practicable.

Undertook (imp.) of Undertake

Undertaken (p. p.) of Undertake

Undertaking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Undertake

Undertake (v. t.) To take upon one's self; to engage in; to enter upon; to take in hand; to begin to perform; to set about; to attempt.

Undertake (v. t.) Specifically, to take upon one's self solemnly or expressly; to lay one's self under obligation, or to enter into stipulations, to perform or to execute; to covenant; to contract.

Undertake (v. t.) Hence, to guarantee; to promise; to affirm.

Undertake (v. t.) To assume, as a character.

Undertake (v. t.) To engage with; to attack.

Undertake (v. t.) To have knowledge of; to hear.

Undertake (v. t.) To take or have the charge of.

Undertake (v. i.) To take upon one's self, or assume, any business, duty, or province.

Undertake (v. i.) To venture; to hazard.

Undertake (v. i.) To give a promise or guarantee; to be surety.

Undertaker (n.) One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or business.

Undertaker (n.) One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for another; a contractor.

Undertaker (n.) Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of funerals.

Undertaking (n.) The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.

Undertaking (n.) That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.

Undertaking (n.) Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.

Undertaking (n.) A promise or pledge; a guarantee.

Undertapster (n.) Assistant to a tapster.

Undertaxed (a.) Taxed too little, or at a lower rate than others.

Undertenancy (n.) Tenancy or tenure under a tenant or lessee; the tenure of an undertenant.

Undertenant (n.) The tenant of a tenant; one who holds lands or tenements of a tenant or lessee.

Underthing (n.) Something that is inferior and of little worth.

Undertide (n.) Alt. of Undertime

Undertime (n.) The under or after part of the day; undermeal; evening.

Undertone (n.) A low or subdued tone or utterance; a tone less loud than usual.

Undertook () imp. of Undertake.

Undertow (n.) The current that sets seaward near the bottom when waves are breaking upon the shore.

Undertreasurer (n.) An assistant treasurer.

Underturn (v. t.) To turn upside down; to subvert; to upset.

Undervaluation (n.) The act of undervaluing; a rate or value not equal to the real worth.

Undervalue (v. t.) To value, rate, or estimate below the real worth; to depreciate.

Undervalue (v. t.) To esteem lightly; to treat as of little worth; to hold in mean estimation; to despise.

Undervalue (n.) A low rate or price; a price less than the real worth; undervaluation.

Undervaluer (n.) One who undervalues.

Underverse (n.) The lower or second verse.

Undervest (n.) An undershirt.

Underviewer (n.) See Underlooker.

Underwear (n.) That which is worn under the outside clothing; underclothes.

Underween (v. t.) To undervalue.

Underwent () imp. of Undergo.

Underwing (n.) One of the posterior wings of an insect.

Underwing (n.) Any one of numerous species of noctuid moths belonging to Catocala and allied genera, in which the hind wings are banded with red and black or other conspicuous colors. Many of the species are called red underwing.

Underwitted (a.) Weak in intellect; half-witted; silly.

Underwood (n.) Small trees and bushes that grow among large trees; coppice; underbrush; -- formerly used in the plural.

Underworked (imp. & p. p.) of Underwork

Underwrought () of Underwork

Underworking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Underwork

Underwork (v. t.) To injure by working secretly; to destroy or overthrow by clandestine measure; to undermine.

Underwork (v. t.) To expend too little work upon; as, to underwork a painting.

Underwork (v. t.) To do like work at a less price than; as, one mason may underwork another.

Underwork (v. i.) To work or operate in secret or clandestinely.

Underwork (v. i.) To do less work than is proper or suitable.

Underwork (v. i.) To do work for a less price than current rates.

Underwork (n.) Inferior or subordinate work; petty business.

Underworker (n.) One who underworks.

Underworker (n.) An inferior or subordinate workman.

Underworld (n.) The lower of inferior world; the world which is under the heavens; the earth.

Underworld (n.) The mythological place of departed souls; Hades.

Underworld (n.) The portion of the world which is below the horizon; the opposite side of the world; the antipodes.

Underworld (n.) The inferior part of mankind.

Underwrote (imp.) of Underwrite

Underwrit () of Underwrite

Underwritten (p. p.) of Underwrite

Underwrit () of Underwrite

Underwriting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Underwrite

Underwrite (v. t.) To write under something else; to subscribe.

Underwrite (v. t.) To subscribe one's name to for insurance, especially for marine insurance; to write one's name under, or set one's name to, as a policy of insurance, for the purpose of becoming answerable for loss or damage, on consideration of receiving a certain premium per cent; as, individuals, as well as companies, may underwrite policies of insurance.

Underwrite (v. i.) To practice the business of insuring; to take a risk of insurance on a vessel or the like.

Underwriter (n.) One who underwrites his name to the conditions of an insurance policy, especially of a marine policy; an insurer.

Underwriting (n.) The business of an underwriter,

Underyoke (v. t.) To subject to the yoke; to make subject.

Undeserve (v. t.) To fail to deserve.

Undeserver (n.) One of no merit; one who is nor deserving or worthy.

Undesigning (a.) Having no artful, ulterior, or fraudulent purpose; sincere; artless; simple.

Undestroyable (a.) Indestructible.

Undeterminable (a.) Not determinable; indeterminable.

Undeterminate (a.) Nor determinate; not settled or certain; indeterminate.

Undetermination (n.) Indetermination.

Undevil (v. t.) To free from possession by a devil or evil spirit; to exorcise.

Undevotion (n.) Absence or want of devotion.

Undid () imp. of Undo.

Undifferentiated (a.) Not differentiated; specifically (Biol.), homogenous, or nearly so; -- said especially of young or embryonic tissues which have not yet undergone differentiation (see Differentiation, 3), that is, which show no visible separation into their different structural parts.

Undigenous (a.) Generated by water.

Undigestible (a.) Indigestible.

Undight (v. t.) To put off; to lay aside, as a garment.

Undigne (a.) Unworthy.

Undine (n.) One of a class of fabled female water spirits who might receive a human soul by intermarrying with a mortal.

Undiocesed (a.) Unprovided with a diocese; having no diocese.

Undirect (v. t.) To misdirect; to mislead.

Undirect (a.) Indirect.

Undirected (a.) Not directed; not guided; left without direction.

Undirected (a.) Not addressed; not superscribed, as a letter.

Undirected (a.) Misdirected; misled; led astray.

Undirectly (adv.) Indirectly.

Undiscerning (n.) Want of discernment.

Undisclose (v. t.) To keep close or secret.

Undiscreet (a.) Indiscreet.

Undispensable (a.) Indispensable.<