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indict (in DIGHT) (verb)
To make a formal accusation against someone by the findings of a jury; especially, a grand jury: It is much easier to indict than to convict.
indite (in DIGHT), archaic or literary (verb)
To write; especially, formally: Few people now indite an epistle; instead, they scribble a note.

The judge announced that he will indite his decision as to whether he will indict the self-professed fraud artist.

indite (verb), indites; indited; inditing
1. To write, to produce, or to compose, a literary work; such as, a poem, a letter, or a speech: "The mayor hired a new person to indite her speeches."
2. To treat in a literary composition: "The poet was planing to indite a new poem praising the beauty of the new fountain that had been constructed for the city."
3. Etymology: from Latin in-, "toward" + dictare, "to declare, to compose".
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