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in·cur

incur

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn kuhr
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: incurs, incurring, incurred
definition: to become liable for or bring upon oneself (usu. some unwanted or harmful consequence).
He incurred an enormous gambling debt.The teenager incurred his mother's anger by telling her an outrageous lie.
antonyms:
discharge
similar words:
contract
derivation: incurrable (adj.)
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