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Indict vs. Indite

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Indictverb

To accuse of wrongdoing; charge.

‘a book that indicts modern values’;

Inditeverb

(transitive) To physically make letters and words on a writing surface; to inscribe

Indictverb

(legal) To make a formal accusation or indictment for a crime against (a party) by the findings of a jury, especially a grand jury.

‘his former manager was indicted for fraud’;

Inditeverb

(transitive) To write, especially a literary or artistic work; to compose

Indictverb

To write; to compose; to dictate; to indite.

Inditeverb

To dictate; to prompt.

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Indictverb

To appoint publicly or by authority; to proclaim or announce.

‘I am told shall have no Lent indicted this year.’;

Inditeverb

(obsolete) To invite or ask.

Indictverb

To charge with a crime, in due form of law, by the finding or presentment of a grand jury; to bring an indictment against; as, to indict a man for arson. It is the peculiar province of a grand jury to indict, as it is of a house of representatives to impeach.

Inditeverb

(obsolete) To indict; to accuse; to censure.

Indictverb

accuse formally of a crime

Inditenoun

(mineral) An extremely rare indium-iron sulfide mineral.

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Inditeverb

To compose; to write; to be author of; to dictate; to prompt.

‘My heart is inditing a good matter.’; ‘Could a common grief have indited such expressions?’; ‘Hear how learned Greece her useful rules indites.’;

Inditeverb

To invite or ask.

‘She will indite him to some supper.’;

Inditeverb

To indict; to accuse; to censure.

Inditeverb

To compose; to write, as a poem.

‘Wounded I sing, tormented I indite.’;

Inditeverb

produce a literary work;

‘She composed a poem’; ‘He wrote four novels’;

Inditeverb

write; compose

‘he indites the wondrous tale of Our Lord’;

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Indite

Indite is an extremely rare indium-iron sulfide mineral, found in Siberia. Its chemical formula is FeIn2S4.

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