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instance a case, example or occasion.
instant a very short space of time; moment. [4 definitions]
instantly at once; without delay; immediately.
instead in place of; rather.
instead of in place of.
instep the curved middle section of the foot between the ankle and the toes. [2 definitions]
in step moving to a rhythm with another person.
instill to put gradually into someone's mind or feelings.
instinct the cause of natural behavior that is not learned in any species. [2 definitions]
instinctive having to do with instinct. [2 definitions]
in stitches (informal) laughing out of control.
institute to bring into being or set in operation. [4 definitions]
institution an organization set up for a specific purpose, usually serving the public. Hospitals, churches, prisons, and schools can be institutions. [2 definitions]
in stock present for use or sale.
in store about to happen.
instruct to teach; educate; tell. [2 definitions]
instruction the act of giving knowledge; teaching. [2 definitions]
instructor one who teaches or instructs; a teacher.
instrument a tool or mechanical device used for special work. [2 definitions]
insufficient not enough in number, degree, amount, or quality; not sufficient.
insulate to cover, line, or surround with a material that reduces or stops the movement of heat, electricity, or sound.