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fathom fathom
/ˈfæ ðəm /

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  • inauspicious inauspicious  /ɪ ˌnaʊ ˈspɪ ʃɪs/ ?  not auspicious; boding ill

    inauspicious meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) not auspicious; boding ill
    2. (adj) contrary to your interests or welfare
    3. (adj) presaging ill fortune

    Synonym(s)

    inauspicious usage(s)

    1. For a prize widely considered the world's most prestigious, the Nobels had a surprisingly inauspicious beginning.
    2. Some pregnant women with babies due around the date scheduled their births for earlier, to avoid leaving their children with an inauspicious birth date.
  • inauspiciously inauspiciously  in an inauspicious manner
  • inauspiciousness inauspiciousness  the quality of suggesting an unsuccessful result
  • inauthentic inauthentic  intended to deceive
  • inboard inboard  /ˈɪn ˌbɔrd/ ?  located within the hull or nearest the midline of a vessel or aircraft
  • inborn inborn  /ˈɪn ˌbɔrn/ ?  present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
  • inborn error of metabolism inborn error of metabolism  any of a number of diseases in which an inherited defect…
  • inborn reflex inborn reflex  an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
  • inbound inbound  /ɪn ˈbaʊnd/ ?  directed or moving inward or toward a center
  • inbred inbred  /ˈɪnb ˌrɛd/ ?  produced by inbreeding
  • inbreeding inbreeding  /ˌɪnb ˈri dɪŋ/ ?  the act of mating closely related individuals
  • inbuilt inbuilt  existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
  • inc inc  /ˈɪŋk/ ?  a heterogeneous collection of groups united in their opposition to Saddam Hussein's…
  • inca inca  /ˈɪŋ kə/ ?  a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)
  • incalculable incalculable  /ɪn ˈkælkjə lə bəl/ ?  not capable of being computed or enumerated
  • incalescence incalescence  the property of being warming
  • incan incan  a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
  • incandesce incandesce  cause to become incandescent or glow
  • incandescence incandescence  /ˌɪn kæn ˈdɛ sns/ ?  the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature…
  • incandescent incandescent  /ˌɪn kən ˈdɛ sənt/ ?  emitting light as a result of being heated
  • incandescent lamp incandescent lamp  electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing…
  • incantation incantation  /ɪn ˈkæn ˈteɪ ʃən/ ?  a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a…
  • incapability incapability  /ɪn ˌkɛɪ pə ˈbɪ lɪ tɪ/ ?  lack of potential for development
  • incapable incapable  /ɪn ˈkeɪ pə bəl/ ?  (followed by `of') lacking capacity or ability
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