Lexicon: inhabitant – injury

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inhabitant (-s), n. [OFr < L. inhabitāre.] (webplay: house, place, settlement, town).

  1. Denizen; occupant; neighbor; [fig.] body; corpse; mortal human being; remains of a deceased person.
  2. Dweller; renter; leaser; landowner; one who has a legal settlement in a town.
  3. Settler; resident; [fig.] forest creature; animal, bird, or insect.

inhale (-d, -s), v. [Fr. < L. inhālāre, breathe out.]

  1. Breathe; respire; draw in.
  2. Absorb; [fig.] experience.

inhere (-d, -s), v. [Fr. < L. inhærēre, stick in or to.]

  1. Abide; prevail; [fig.] dawn; illuminate; [word play with “in here”] enter.
  2. Exist; be present; [fig.] influence; reign; regulate; rule; govern.

inherently, adv. [see inhere, v.]

Intrinsically; innately; according to inward nature.

inherit (-ed, -ing), v. [OFr < L. in + hērēditāre.] (webplay: ancestor, estate, everlasting, life, nature, receive).

  1. Possess; take ownership of; [fig.] generate.
  2. Receive; enjoy; experience the gift of; have by divine appropriation; take by right as an heir; (see Matthew 19:29).

inheritance, n. [see inherit, v.]

Bequest; endowment; divine grant; heavenly gift; sacred blessing; lawful portion as a rightful heir.

inheritor (-s), n. [see inherit, v.]

Heir; successor; survivor of a deceased loved one.

iniquity, n. [OFr < L. inīquus, uneven, unequal, unjust, wrong, wicked.]

  1. Imbalance; lack of equality; [fig.] excess; overindulgence; personal weakness.
  2. Depravity; unrighteousness; imperfection; character flaw; (see James 3:6).
  3. Wickedness; worldliness; natural corruption; degeneration as a result of the fall of Adam in God's plan for humankind (see Titus 2:14).
  4. Deviation; injustice; unfairness; [fig.] lack of charity (see 1 Corinthians 13:1-6).

initial, adj. [Fr. < L. initium, beginning.]

Beginning; incipient; existing at the outset.

injury, n. [Anglo Fr. < L. injūria, wrong, hurt, detriment.] (webplay: wrong).

Wrong; hurt; suffering; mischief; pain inflicted.