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inhere

in·here

inhere

 
pronunciation:
ihn hir
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: inhered, inheres, inhering
definition: of a quality, element, or part, to belong innately; be intrinsic, inborn, or natural.
similar words:
lie
Word Parts
The word inhere contains the following parts:
in-1 Latin prefix that means in, into, on
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The prefix in-1 occurs in Latin loanwords and thus attaches to Latin roots (infect , inscribe ). -in1 has multiple forms, as the "n" sound in in- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms il-1, im-1, and ir-1.
her, hes Latin root that means stick