PRONUNCIATION: (im-PIG-nuh-rayt)

MEANING: verb tr.: To pledge, pawn, or mortgage.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin impignorare/impignerare (to pledge), from pignus (pledge, pawn, mortgage). Earliest documented use: 1639.

I'M PIG, NO RAT - Stefan Patsis is reducing his cast of characters

IMP, IGNORE AT E - you young rascal, pay no attention after the fifth letter

IMPUGN RATE - That's usury. You're nothing but a loan shark.

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