inure

[ in-yoo r, ih-noo r ]SEE DEFINITION OF inure

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He's going to live on deck to inure himself to the rigours of the Arctic climate.

Uice where lawe is not to correcte, will inure itUice as a lawe by cu- stome.

They expect the folly of its leaders to inure to the benefit of the Whigs.

The better to inure him to it, he was never allowed to be sober for a moment.

She found, however, that it was one to which she must inure herself.

"To inure you to the disappointments of life," responded Alick oracularly.

Chiefly to make your muscles hard, to inure you to pain, to teach you self-reliance.

These little skirmishes seem trifling, but they serve to inure our men, and harden them to danger.

Inure them to the air early and continually, and they will have less colds and snuffles than if you confined them within doors.

And if you desire at any time to inure yourself to labor and endurance, do it to yourself and not unto the world.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., in ure "in practice," from obsolete ure "work, practice, exercise, use," probably from Old French uevre, oeuvre "work," from Latin opera (see opus). Related: Inured; inuring.

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