1. initiative readiness to embark on bold new ventures
  2. investment laying out money or capital in an enterprise
  3. enlistment the act of enlisting (as in a military service)
  4. disinvestment the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation
  5. enchantment a magical spell
  6. inhuman treatment a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering
  7. optical instrument an instrument designed to aid vision
  8. return on investment (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
  9. foreign direct investment a joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company
  10. indictment an accusation of wrongdoing
  11. English department the academic department responsible for teaching English and American literature
  12. alluvial sediment clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
  13. incitement an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
  14. initialization (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
  15. unit investment trust a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities
  16. initialisation (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
  17. initial offering a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
  18. anointment the act of applying oil or an oily liquid
  19. musical instrument any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
  20. reenlistment a renewed enlistment