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ink

 
 
pronunciation:
Ingk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a liquid or paste, usually black or colored, that is used to write or print.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: inks, inking, inked
definition: to mark or color with ink.
She inked the poster with colorful birds.
derivations: inkless (adj.), inklike (adj.)
Word History
Ink comes from an ancient Greek word that means "to burn in."
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