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lacking material form or substance; compare corporeal

infuse, infused, infusing, infuses.transitive verbs
to infuse a quality into someone or something or to infuse them with a quality, means to fill them with it (many of the girls seemed to be infused with excitement on seeing the snow); to put in or introduce as if by pouring (infused new vigor into the movement); impart; instil; to fill or cause to be filled with something (the trip into nature for the summer infused them with a love of the land); pervade; imbue
the act or process of infusing; something infused or introduced (a sales force needing an occasional infusion of enthusiasm); the liquid product obtained by infusing (prepared an infusion of herbs to drink, a.k.a. herbal tea, though its a misnomer)

ingest, ingested, ingesting, ingests.transitive verbs
to put into the body for digestion

inoculate, inoculated, inoculating, inoculates.transitive verbs
to introduce a serum, a vaccine or a non.toxic.antigenic.substance into the body of a person or an animal to produce or boost immunity to a specific.disease; to communicate a disease to a living organism by transferring its causative.agent into the organism, usually through needle injection; to implant.microorganisms or infectious.material into a culture.medium; to introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of
the act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to allegedly produce immunity to a specific disease; Darwin's theory was hijacked and so it is with the word inoculate, often now used in place of the word vaccinate and this contributes both to confusion while at the same time attempts to avoid the bad connotation vaccinate is increasingly having in peoples' minds and here's why
to inject a serum, vaccine, etc. into

not significant; lacking in importance; trivial; lacking power, position or value; worthy of little regard; small in size or amount; having little or no meaning
the quality or state of being insignificant
insignificance; one regarded as  insignificant

interfere, interfered, interfering, interferes.intransitive verbs
to come between so as to be a hindrance or an obstacle (music loud enough to interfere with conversation; assistance that only interfered); to intervene or intrude in the affairs of others; meddle; interpose
interference, interferer.nouns

not legally or factually valid; having no force; falsely based or reasoned; faulty (an invalid constitution); null or void to disable or weaken (an invalid license)
make invalid

an invalid is someone who needs to be cared for because they have an illness or disability; one who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or disability; one who is too sick or weak to care for himself or herself
incapacitated by illness or injury; of, relating to or intended for invalids (a bathtub made for invalids)

invalidate, invalidated, invalidating, invalidates.transitive verbs
to make invalid; nullify
invalidation, invalidator.nouns

innovate, innovated, innovating, innovates.verbs
transitive verb use.to introduce new methods, devices, etc.; make changes; to begin or introduce (something new) for or as if for the first time
intransitive verb use to begin or introduce something new
marked by or given to innovations
the act of introducing something new; something newly introduced

continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; continual

insinuate, insinuated, insinuating, insinuates.verbs
transitive verb use or senses.to introduce as an idea, gradually or in a subtle, indirect or covert way (insinuate doubts into a trusting or susceptible mind); if you say that someone insinuates that something bad is the case, you mean that they say it in an indirect way; suggest; to impart or communicate with artful or oblique.reference; if you say that someone insinuates themselves into a particular.situation, you mean that they manage.cleverly and perhaps.dishonestly, to get into that situation (he was wealthy and she, wanting money and not him, gradually insinuated herself into his life); to introduce as oneself by stealthy, smooth or artful means 

located, taking place or traveling among the stars especially of the Milky Way.galaxy

ISBN is International Standard Book Number

underlying structure or basic framework; the basic facilities, services and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society, such as transportation and communications systems, water and power lines and public institutions including schools, post offices and prisons

harmless, not hurtful
innocuousness, innocuity.nouns

not penetrable; not open or receptive

unsuitable or improper; not appropriate

any of numerous usually small arthropod animals of the class Insecta, having an adult stage characterized by three pairs of legs and a body segmented into head, thorax (the second or middle region of the body of an arthropod, between the head and the abdomen) and abdomen and usually having two pairs of wings; insects include the flies, crickets, mosquitoes, beetles, butterflies and bees; any of various similar arthropod animals, such as spiders, centipedes or ticks
feeding on insects; capable of trapping and absorbing insects, as the pitcher plant does

a chemical concoction used to kill insects; there are many 'cides'

official.approval or license to print or publish under conditions of censorship; sanction; a mark of official approval

in the first place; from Middle English 'in primis'; which is from from Latin 'in primis' meaning 'among the first things'

that cannot be dissolved; difficult or impossible to solve or explain; insolvable
insolubility or insolubleness, insoluble-nouns

unable to solve; having no solution that can be found at this time; a seemingly insolvable problem

to such an extent

inasmuch as.conjunction
to the same limit as (one reaps.in accordance with.what he or she may have sown); because of the fact that; since; to the extent that; insofar; forasmuch as; you use 'inasmuch as' to introduce a statement which explains something you have just said and adds to it (this was a good decision inasmuch as it worked for you)

insomuch as.conjunction
to such extent or degree as; inasmuch as; since

intercalate, intercalated, intercalating, intercalates.transitive verbs
to insert a day or month in a calendar; to insert, interpose or interpolate

beyond dispute or doubt; undeniable (indisputable evidence)
the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
indisputableness.noun.(words ending in 'ess' are usually without pluralization - adding an 'es' making '...esses' is clumsy)

not precisely determined, determinable or established (a person of indeterminate age); not precisely fixed, as to extent, size, nature or number (an indeterminate number of plant species in the jungle); lacking.clarity or precision, as in meaning; (what is she talking about, I don't overstand?) vague; not fixed or known in advance (an indeterminate future); not leading up to a definite.result or ending (an indeterminate campaign)
the state or quality of being indeterminate
indeterminateness.(words ending in 'ess' are usually without pluralization - adding an 'es' making '...esses' is clumsy)

lying or occurring between two extremes or in a middle position or state (an aircraft having an intermediate range, an intermediate school)
one that is in a middle position or state; an intermediary; an automobile that is smaller than a full sized model but larger than a compact
intermediate, intermediated, intermediating, intermediates.intransitive verbs
to act as an intermediary; mediate; to intervene
intermediateness.noun.(words ending in 'ess' are usually without pluralization - adding an 'es' making '...esses' is clumsy)

existing or occurring between; intermediate; acting as a mediator or an agent between persons or things
one that acts as a mediator; one that acts as an agent between persons or things; a means; an intermediate state or stage

ideology.noun, plural.ideologies
the body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, a group, a class or a culture; a set of doctrines or beliefs that form the basis of a political, economic or other system
ideologist.noun, plural.ideologists

in Freudian theory, the division of the psyche that is totally unconscious and serves as the source of instinctual impulses and demands for immediate satisfaction of primitive needs

without a doubt; certainly (very warm indeed; was indeed grateful); in fact; in reality (said the car would make the trip ok and indeed it did); you use indeed to confirm or agree with something that has just been said (later, the bank admitted that the payments had indeed been made); you use indeed to introduce a further comment or statement which strengthens the point you have already made (there are indeed many discoveries yet to be made out of what has already been found, so, though we know much, there is no reason to think that all is hopeless toward new knowledge); you use indeed at the end of a clause to give extra force to the word 'very' or to emphasize a particular word (the engine began to sound very loud indeed)
expressing surprise

indite, indited, inditing, indites.transitive verbs.(pronounced 'in dite')
to write; compose; to keep mulling over something one has in mind; to set down thoughts in writing
inditement, inditer.nouns

indict, indicted, indicting, indicts.transitive verbs.(also pronounced 'in dite'; welcome to English)
to accuse of wrongdoing; charge (a book that indicts modern values; silence of world leaders against what has gone on with atrocities against We the People shows their complicity)
Law:.to make a formal accusation or indictment against (a party {a person or a group}) by the findings such as a military tribunal or grand jury; to accuse of wrongdoing; charge (a book that indicts modern values)
Law:.a written statement charging a party, an individual or a group, with the commission of a crime or other offense, drawn up by a prosecuting attorney and found and presented by a grand jury; the act of indicting; the condition of being indicted

being the same (another speaker using identical words, so the speech was about the same); exactly equal and alike (identical twins); having such a close similarity or resemblance as to be essentially equal or interchangeable

the collective.aspect of the set of characteristics by which a thing is definitively.recognizable or known; the set of behavioral or personal characteristics by which an individual is recognizable as a member of a group; individuality; in mathematics, an equationthat is satisfied by any number that replaces the letter for which the equation is defined; identity element

identify, identified, identifying, identifies.verbs
transitive verb use.to establish the identity of; to ascertain the origin, nature or definitive.characteristics of
intransitive verb use.to establish an identification with another or others
the act of identifying; the state of being identified; I.D. Proof or evidence of identity; in psychology, a person's association with the qualities, characteristics or views of another person or group; a process of the subconscious.whereby a person transfers the response.appropriate to a particular person or group to a different person or group

violation of another's rights or of what is right; injustice is a lack of fairness in a situation; if you say that someone has done you an injustice, you mean that they have been unfair in the way that they have judged you or treated you; lack of justice; unfair

damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing (escaped from the accident without injury; a scandal that did considerable injury to those involved); a particular form of hurt, damage or loss (an injury to the skin; a wound)
Law:.violation of the rights of another party for which legal redress is available; injustice

injure, injured, injuring, injures.transitive verbs
to cause physical harm to; hurt; to cause damage to; impair; to cause distressto; wound (injured her feelings); to commit an injustice or offense against; wrong; unjust
causing or tending to cause injury; harmful (eating habits that are injurious to one's health); slanderous; libelous (made injurious statements about his rival)

impossible to resolve; having or admitting of no solution or explanation; a heretofore irresoluble question