Instanter to Instruct

(||In*stan"ter) adv. [L., vehemently, earnestly. See Instant, n. & a.] Immediately; instantly; at once; as, he left instanter.

(In"stant*ly) adv.

1. Without the least delay or interval; at once; immediately. Macaulay.

2. With urgency or importunity; earnestly; pressingly. "They besought him instantly." Luke vii. 4.

Syn. — Directly; immediately; at once. See Directly.

(In*star") v. t. To stud as with stars. [R.] "A golden throne instarred with gems." J. Barlow.

(In*state") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instated; p. pr. & vb. n. Instating.] To set, place, or establish, as in a rank, office, or condition; to install; to invest; as, to instate a person in greatness or in favor. Shak.

(In*stau"rate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instaurated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Instaurating ] [L. instauratus, p. p. of instaurare to renew. See 1st In-, and Store.] To renew or renovate. [R.]

(In`stau*ra"tion) n. [L. instauratio: cf. F. instauration.] Restoration after decay, lapse, or dilapidation; renewal; repair; renovation; renaissance.

Some great catastrophe or . . . instauration.
T. Burnet.

(In"stau*ra`tor) n. [L.: cf. F. instaurateur.] One who renews or restores to a former condition. [R.] Dr. H. More.

(In*staure") v. t. [See Instaurate.] To renew or renovate; to instaurate. [Obs.] Marston.

(In*stead") adv. [Pref. in- + stead place.]

1. In the place or room; — usually followed by of.

Let thistles grow of wheat.
Job xxxi. 40.

Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab.
2 Sam. xvii. 25.

2. Equivalent; equal to; — usually with of. [R.]

This very consideration to a wise man is instead of a thousand arguments, to satisfy him, that in those times no such thing was believed.

(In*steep") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insteeped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Insteeping.] To steep or soak; to drench. [R.] "In gore he lay insteeped." Shak.

(In"step) n. [Formerly also instop, instup.]

1. The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint.

2. That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals, between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint.

(In"sti*gate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instigated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Instigating ] [L. instigatus, p. p. of instigare to instigate; pref. in- in + a root akin to G. stechen to prick, E. stick. See Stick.] To

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