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in•stinct



Pronunciation: (in'stingkt), [key]
n.
1. an inborn pattern of activity or tendency to action common to a given biological species.
2. a natural or innate impulse, inclination, or tendency.
3. a natural aptitude or gift: an instinct for making money.
4. natural intuitive power.

in•stinct



Pronunciation: (in-stingkt'), [key]
adj.
1. filled or infused with some animating principle (usually fol. by with): instinct with life.
2. Obs.animated by some inner force.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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