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In this sense, "in" is a word added to another word to make a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"in- 2" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "in", "into" or "on" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

in- illustration Use caution when diving into water
in- illustration His previous works have sought to illuminate well-known figures in the kind of light that history seldom casts upon them.