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INSUPPRESSIBLE, in-sup-pres'i-bl, _adj._ not to be suppressed or concealed.--_adj._ INSUPPRESS'IVE (_Shak._), that cannot be suppressed or concealed.

INSURE, in-sh[=oo]r', _v.t._ to make sure or secure: to contract for a premium to make good a loss, as from fire, &c., or to pay a certain sum on a certain event, as death.--_v.i._ to practise making insurance.--_adj._ INSUR'ABLE, that may be insured.--_ns._ INSUR'ANCE, the act of insuring, or a contract by which one party undertakes for a payment or premium to guarantee another against risk or loss--the written contract called the INSUR'ANCE-POL'ICY: the premium so paid; INSUR'ANCER (_obs._); INSUR'ER, one who agrees to pay money to another party on the happening of a certain event. [O. Fr. _enseurer_--_en_, and _seur_, sure.]

INSURGENT, in-sur'jent. _adj._ rising up or against: rising in opposition to authority: rebellious.--_n._ one who rises in opposition to established authority: a rebel.--_n._ INSUR'GENCY, a rising up or against: insurrection: rebellion--also INSUR'GENCE. [L. _insurgens_, _-entis_--_in_, upon, _surg[)e]re_, to rise.]

INSURMOUNTABLE, in-sur-mownt'a-bl, _adj._ not surmountable: that cannot be overcome.--_n._ INSURMOUNTABIL'ITY.--_adv._ INSURMOUNT'ABLY.

INSURRECTION, in-sur-rek'shun, _n._ a rising up or against: open and active opposition to the execution of the law: a rebellion.--_adjs._ INSURREC'TIONAL, INSURREC'TIONARY.--_n._ INSURREC'TIONIST, one who favours or takes part in an insurrection. [L. _insurrection-em_--_insurg[)e]re_.


INSUSCEPTIBLE, in-sus-sep'ti-bl, _adj._ not susceptible: not capable of feeling or of being affected--also INSUSCEP'TIVE.--_n._ INSUSCEPTIBIL'ITY.

INSWATHE, in-sw[=a]th', _v.t._ See ENSWATHE.

INTACT, in-takt', _adj._ untouched, uninjured.--_adj._ INTACT'ABLE, not perceptible to touch.--_n._ INTACT'NESS. [L. _intactus_--_in_, not, _tang[)e]re_, _tactum_, to touch.]

INTAGLIO, in-tal'y[=o], _n._ a figure cut into any substance: a stone or gem in which the design is hollowed out, the opposite of a cameo.--_adj._ INTAGL'IATED, formed in intaglio: engraved. [It.,--_intagliare_--_in_, into, _tagliare_, to cut (twigs)--L. _talea_, a twig.]

INTAKE, in't[=a]k, _n._ that which is taken in: a tract of land enclosed: the point at which contraction begins: (_prov._) any kind of cheat or imposition.

INTANGIBLE, in-tan'ji-bl, _adj._ not tangible or perceptible to touch.--_ns._ INTAN'GIBLENESS, INTANGIBIL'ITY.--_adv._ INTAN'GIBLY. [See INTACT.]

INTEGER, in'te-j[.e]r, _n._ that which is left untouched or undiminished, a whole: (_arith._) a whole number, as opposed to a fraction.--_adj._ IN'TEGRAL, entire or whole: not fractional: unimpaired: intrinsic, belonging as a part to the whole.--_n._ a whole: the whole as made up of its parts.--_adv._ IN'TEGRALLY.--_adj._ IN'TEGRANT, making part of a whole: necessary to form an integer or an entire thing.--_v.t._ IN'TEGR[=A]TE, to make up as a whole: to make entire: to renew.--_n._ INTEGR[=A]'TION.--INTEGRAL FUNCTION (_algebra_), a function which does not include the operation of division in any of its terms (see FUNCTION).

[L.,--_in_, not, root of _tang[)e]re_, to touch.]

INTEGRITY, in-teg'ri-ti, _n._ entireness, wholeness: the unimpaired state of anything: uprightness: honesty: purity. [See INTEGER.]

INTEGUMENT, in-teg'[=u]-ment, _n._ the external protective covering of a plant or animal.--_adj._ INTEGUMENT'ARY. [L.,--_integ[)e]re_--_in_, upon, _teg[)e]re_, to cover.]

INTELLECT, in'tel-lekt, _n._ the mind, in reference to its rational powers: the thinking principle: (_pl._, _coll._) senses.--_adj._ IN'TELLECTED (_Cowper_), endowed with intellect.--_n._ INTELLEC'TION, the act of understanding: (_philos._) apprehension or perception.--_adjs._ INTELLECT'IVE, able to understand: produced or perceived by the understanding; INTELLECT'UAL, of or relating to the intellect: perceived or performed by the intellect: having the power of understanding.--_n._ mental power.--_v.t._ INTELLECT'UALISE, to reason intellectually: to endow with intellect: to give an intellectual character to.--_ns._ INTELLECT'UALISM, the doctrine which derives all knowledge from pure reason: the culture of the intellect; INTELLECT'UALIST; INTELLECTUAL'ITY, intellectual power.--_adv._ INTELLECT'UALLY. [Fr.,--L.,--_intellig[)e]re_, to understand--_inter_, between, _leg[)e]re_, to choose.]

INTELLIGENT, in-tel'-i-jent, _adj._ having intellect: endowed with the faculty of reason: well informed: bringing intelligence. (_Shak._) communicative.--_ns._ INTELL'IGENCE, intellectual skill or knowledge: information communicated: news: a spiritual being; INTELL'IGENCER, one going between parties: a spy.--_adjs._ INTELLIGEN'TIAL, pertaining to the intelligence: consisting of spiritual being.--_adv._ INTELL'IGENTLY.--_adj._ INTELL'IGIBLE, that maybe understood: clear: (_philos._) capable of being apprehended by the understanding only.--_ns._ INTELL'IGIBLENESS, INTELLIGIBIL'ITY.--_adv._ INTELL'IGIBLY. [L.

_intelligens_, -_entis_, pr.p. of _intellig[)e]re_.]

INTEMPERANCE, in-tem'p[.e]r-ans, _n._ want of due restraint: excess of any kind: habitual indulgence in intoxicating liquor.--_n._ INTEM'PERANT, one who is intemperate.--_adj._ INTEM'PERATE, indulging to excess any appetite or passion: given to an immoderate use of intoxicating liquors: passionate: exceeding the usual degree: immoderate.--_adv._ INTEM'PERATELY.--_n._ INTEM'PERATENESS.

INTENABLE, in-ten'a-bl, _adj._ not tenable.

INTEND, in-tend', _v.t._ to fix the mind upon: to design: to purpose: (_Milt._) to extend: (_Shak._) to direct.--_v.i._ to have a design: to purpose.--_ns._ INTEND'ANT, an officer who superintends some public business, a title of many public officers in France and other countries; INTEND'ANCY, his office.--_adj._ INTEND'ED, purposed: betrothed.--_n._ an affianced lover.--_adv._ INTEND'EDLY, with intention or design.--_ns._ INTEND'IMENT (_Spens._), attention, knowledge, intention; INTEND'MENT (_Shak._), intention, design. [O. Fr. _entendre_--L. _intend[)e]re_, _intentum_ and _intensum_--_in_, towards, _tend[)e]re_, to stretch.]

INTENERATE, in-ten'e-r[=a]t, _v.t._ to make tender.--_n._ INTENER[=A]'TION.

INTENSE, in-tens', _adj._ closely strained: extreme in degree: very severe: emotional.--_v.t._ INTEN'SATE (_Carlyle_), to intensify.--_adv._ INTENSE'LY.--_ns._ INTENSE'NESS, INTENS'ITY; INTENSIFIC[=A]'TION, the act of intensifying.--_v.t._ INTEN'SIFY, to make more intense.--_v.i._ to become intense:--_pa.p._ intens'ified.--_n._ INTEN'SION, a straining or bending: increase of intensity: (_logic_) the sum of the qualities implied by a general name.--_adj._ INTEN'SIVE, stretched: admitting of increase of degree: unremitted: serving to intensify: (_gram._) giving force or emphasis.--_adv._ INTEN'SIVELY.--_n._ INTEN'SIVENESS. [See INTEND.]

INTENT, in-tent', _adj._ having the mind bent on: fixed with close attention: diligently applied.--_n._ the thing aimed at or intended: a design: meaning.--_n._ INTEN'TION, a fixing of the mind on any object: fixed direction of mind: the object aimed at: design: purpose.--_adjs._ INTEN'TIONAL, INTEN'TIONED, with intention: intended: designed.--_advs._ INTEN'TIONALLY, with intention; INTENT'LY, in an intent manner.--_adj._ INTEN'TIVE (_Bacon_), attentive.--_n._ INTENT'NESS.--TO ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES, in every respect.--WELL- (or ILL-) INTENTIONED, having good (or ill) designs. [See INTEND.]

INTER, in-t[.e]r', _v.t._ to bury:--_pr.p._ inter'ring; _pa.p._ interred'.--_n._ INTER'MENT. [Fr. _enterrer_--Low L. _interr[=a]re_--L.

_in_, into, _terra_, the earth.]

INTERACT, in-t[.e]r-akt', _n._ a short piece in a play acted between the principal pieces: the interval between the acts of a drama.--_v.i._ to act on one another.--_n._ INTERAC'TION, action between bodies, mutual action.--_adj._ INTERAC'TIVE.

INTERAULIC, in-t[.e]r-aw'lik, _adj._ existing between royal courts.

INTERBREED, in-t[.e]r-br[=e]d, _v.t._ and _v.i._ to breed by crossing one species of animals or plants with another.--_n._ INTERBREED'ING.

INTERCALATE, in-t[.e]r'kal-[=a]t, _v.t._ to insert between, as a day in a calendar.--_adjs._ INTER'CALARY, INTER'CALAR, inserted between others.--_n._ INTERCAL[=A]'TION.--_adj._ INTER'CALATIVE. [L.

_intercal[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_inter_, between, _cal[=a]re_, to call. See CALENDS.]

INTERCEDE, in-t[.e]r-s[=e]d', _v.i._ and _v.t._ to act as peacemaker between two: to plead for one.--_adj._ INTERCED'ENT.--_n._ INTERCED'ER.

[Fr.,--L. _interced[)e]re_, _-cessum_--_inter_, between, _ced[)e]re_, to go.]

INTERCELLULAR, in-t[.e]r-sel'[=u]-lar, _adj._ lying between cells.

INTERCEPT, in-t[.e]r-sept', _v.t._ to stop and seize on its passage: to obstruct, check: to interrupt communication with: to cut off: (_math._) to take or comprehend between.--_ns._ INTERCEP'TER, INTERCEP'TOR; INTERCEP'TION.--_adj._ INTERCEP'TIVE. [Fr.,--L. _intercip[)e]re_, _-ceptum_--_inter_, between, _cap[)e]re_, to seize.]

INTERCEREBRAL, in-t[.e]r-ser'e-bral, _adj._ connecting two parts of the brain.

INTERCESSION, in-t[.e]r-sesh'un, _n._ act of interceding or pleading for another.--_adj._ INTERCESS'IONAL, containing intercession or pleading for others.--_n._ INTERCESS'OR, one who goes between: one who reconciles two enemies: one who pleads for another: a bishop who acts during a vacancy in a see.--_adjs._ INTERCESS[=O]'RIAL, INTERCESS'ORY, interceding.--INTERCESSION OF SAINTS, prayer offered in behalf of Christians on earth by saints. [See INTERCEDE.]

INTERCHAIN, in-t[.e]r-ch[=a]n', _v.t._ to chain together.

INTERCHANGE, in-t[.e]r-ch[=a]nj', _v.t._ to give and take mutually: to exchange.--_v.i._ to succeed alternately.--_n._ mutual exchange: alternate succession.--_adj._ INTERCHANGE'ABLE, that may be interchanged: following each other in alternate succession.--_ns._ INTERCHANGE'ABLENESS, INTERCHANGEABIL'ITY.--_adv._ INTERCHANGE'ABLY.--_ns._ INTERCHANGE'MENT (_Shak._), exchange, mutual transfer; INTERCHANG'ER.

INTERCILIUM, in-t[.e]r-sil'i-um, _n._ the space between the eyebrows.

INTERCIPIENT, in-t[.e]r-sip'i-ent, _adj._ intercepting.--_n._ the person or thing that intercepts. [L. _intercipiens_, -_entis_, pr.p. of _intercip[)e]re_.]

INTERCLAVICULAR, in-t[.e]r-kl[=a]-vik'[=u]-lar, _adj._ situated between clavicles.

INTERCLUDE, in-t[.e]r-kl[=oo]d', _v.t._ to shut out from anything by something coming between: to intercept: to cut off.--_n._ INTERCLU'SION.

[L. _interclud[)e]re_--_inter_, between, _claud[)e]re_, to shut.]

INTERCOLLEGIATE, in-ter-ko-l[=e]'ji-[=a]t, _adj._ between colleges.

INTERCOLLINE, in-ter-kol'in, _adj._ lying between hills.

INTERCOLONIAL, in-t[.e]r-kol-[=o]'ni-al, _adj._ pertaining to the relation existing between colonies.--_adv._ INTERCOL[=O]'NIALLY.

INTERCOLUMNIATION, in-t[.e]r-ko-lum-ni-[=a]'shun, _n._ (_archit._) the distance between columns, measured from the lower part of their shafts.--_adj._ INTERCOLUM'NAR, placed between columns.

INTERCOMMUNE, in-t[.e]r-kom-[=u]n', _v.i._ to commune between or together: to hold intercourse.--_adj._ INTERCOMMUN'ICABLE, that may be communicated between or mutually.--_v.t._ INTERCOMMUN'IC[=A]TE, to communicate between or mutually.--_ns._ INTERCOMMUNIC[=A]'TION; INTERCOMMUN'ION, communion between, or mutual communion; INTERCOMMUN'ITY, mutual communication: reciprocal intercourse.--LETTERS OF INTERCOMMUNING, an ancient writ issued by the Scotch Privy Council warning persons not to harbour or have any communication with persons therein denounced, under pain of being held accessory to their crimes--a special form of _boycott_.

INTERCOMPARISON, in-t[.e]r-kom-par'i-son, _n._ mutual comparison.

INTERCONNECT, in-t[.e]r-ko-nekt', _v.t._ to connect or enjoin mutually and intimately.--_n._ INTERCONNEC'TION.

INTERCONTINENTAL, in-t[.e]r-kon-ti-nen'tal, _adj._ subsisting between different continents.

INTERCOSTAL, in-t[.e]r-kost'al, _adj._ (_anat._) lying between the ribs.

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