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inure

in·ure

inure

 
pronunciation:
ihn yur [or] ih nur
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: inured, inures, inuring
definition: to accustom to something unpleasant, esp. by continuous or lengthy experience.
He was inured to the lack of privacy.
antonyms:
sensitize
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to come into use; become effective.
His right to the inheritance inures on his next birthday.
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derivations: inuredness (n.), inurement (n.)