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(In"flu*en*cer) n. One who, or that which, influences.
(In"flu*en*cive) a. Tending to influence; influential.
(In"flu*ent) a. [L. influens, -entis, p. pr. of influere, influxum, to flow in; pref. in- in + fluere to
flow. See Fluid.]
1. Flowing in. "With influent tide." Cowper. "Influent odors." Mrs. Browning.
2. Exerting influence; influential. [Obs.]
I find no office by name assigned unto Dr. Cox, who was virtually influent upon all, and most active.Fuller.
(In`flu*en"tial) a. [See Influence.] Exerting or possessing influence or power; potent; efficacious; effective; strong; having
authority or ascendency; as, an influential man, station, argument, etc.
A very influential Gascon prefix.Earle.
(In`flu*en"tial*ly), adv. In an influential manner.
(In`flu*en"za) n. [It. influenza influence, an epidemic formerly attributed by astrologers to the
influence of the heavenly bodies, influenza. See Influence.] (Med.) An epidemic affection characterized
by acute nasal catarrh, or by inflammation of the throat or the bronchi, and usually accompanied by
(In"flux`) n. [L. influxus, fr. influere, influxum, to flow in: cf. F. influx. See Influent.]
1. The act of flowing in; as, an influx of light.
2. A coming in; infusion; intromission; introduction; importation in abundance; also, that which flows or comes
in; as, a great influx of goods into a country, or an influx of gold and silver.
The influx of food into the Celtic region, however, was far from keeping pace with the influx of consumers.Macaulau.
The general influx of Greek into modern languages.Earle.
3. Influence; power. [Obs.] Sir M. Hale.
(In*flux"ion) n. [L. influxio : cf. F. influxion.] A flowing in; infusion. [R.] Bacon.
(In*flux"ious) a. Influential. [Obs.]
(In*flux"ive) a. Having a tendency to flow in; having influence; influential. [R.] Holdsworth.
(In*flux"ive*ly), adv. By influxion. [R.]
(In*fold") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infolded; p. pr. & vb. n. Infolding.] [Pref. in- in + fold.] [Written
1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve.
Gilded tombs do worms infold.Shak.
Infold his limbs in bands.Blackmore.