ven-, vent-, veni-, ventu-

(Latin: come, coming)

inconvenience (s) (noun), inconveniences (pl)
A circumstance that interferes with ease or comfort, or causes trouble; a disadvantage, a discomfort: The new construction site on the way to work was a total inconvenience for Mike who had to make a big detour that took 30 extra minutes.
inconvenience (verb), inconveniences; inconvenienced; inconveniencing
To bother, to annoy, to cause someone difficulties; to disrupt: The museum was sorry to inconvenience its visitors because it was closed due to restoration work.
inconvenient (adjective), more inconvenient, most inconvenient
Referring to something that causes or involves difficulties or unwanted extra effort, work, or trouble; bothersome; problematic: Ted tried calling his sister Sally at a very inconvenient time because she was in the shower!
inconveniently (adverb), more inconveniently , most inconveniently
Concerning how something occurs or results in a bothersome or awkward way: The tissue box was placed inconveniently so that Susan couldn't reach it from her bed.

Mary was in a hurry on her way to work and was inconveniently stopped by the police because she was driving too fast!

intervene (verb), intervenes; intervened; intervening
1. To take some action or get involved in something in order to change what is happening: The police were called to intervene in the escalating conflict in order to prevent it becoming a big braw or scrimmage.
2. To occur and as a result to stop or delay something from happening: The fire alarm in school intervened or interrupted the teacher's presentation of the topic.
3. To take economic action that is designed to counter a trend in a market: The government intervened in the country's free trade in order to stabilize its currency.
intervention (s) (noun), inventions (pl)
1. An action undertaken in order to change what is happening or might happen in another’s affairs, especially in order to prevent something undesirable: Intervention was absolutely necessary when the two boys had a terrible fight on the playground.
2. The action of stepping in or interfering in any affair, so as to affect its course or issue: Intervention is frequently applied to the interference of a state or government in the domestic affairs or foreign relations of another country.
3. The fact of coming or being situated between in place, time, or order: The intervention of the fire caused a barrier between the city and the outskirts where Grace lived.
4. Economic action that is designed to counter a trend in a market: The intervention of the the central bank in the EU tried especially to stabilize a country’s currency.
interventional (adjective) (not comparable)
Descriptive of a process intended to alter or prevent some outcome: Dr. Thompson was a specialist in interventional cardiology.
Inveniam viam aut faciam. (Latin phrase)
I will find a way or make one.
Coming on, oncoming.
invent (verb), invents; invented; inventing
1. To come upon, find; to find out: Sam discovered or invented a way to get rich quickly!
2. To create something new by being the first to think of, make, or use something: Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, the phonograph among other terrific devices!
3. To make up something false, e.g., a false excuse: Tommy invented a reason why he couldn't do his homework by telling his teacher that his dog chewed it up!
invention (s) (noun), inventions (pl)
1. A thing that someone has created, especially a device or process; an innovation: People all over the world can be thankful for Thomas Edison's many inventions.
2. The creation of something new: It took a lot of invention for Gary to develop a plan "B" for their trip, since plan "A" wasn't possible after all.
3. A lie, or the telling of lies (used euphemistically): Iris's tale about what happened to her homework was a total invention, and her teacher laughed a lot about that!
4. The talent to create new things: Milly had the aptitude to design helpful devices or little inventions to help her mother and father out in the kitchen.
inventive (adjective), more inventive, most inventive
1. Concerning a person who is good at creating new things: Since Nigel's family had to save money, he was very inventive and thought up new ways to use their resources effectively without causing any waste.
2. Descriptive of an individual who displays creativity or imagination in its design; innovational: Wilber was very musical and was quite an inventive composer of little pieces of music for his children.
3. Pertaining to the involvement in, or concerned with innovation: Jane's teacher had a very creative and inventive ability of thinking up new ways and methods of teaching to make her lessons very interesting and exciting!
inventively (adverb), more inventively, most inventively
Descriptive of how something is done in a creative manner: During the guided tour of the city, Sherry inventively led the group of tourists around the many construction sites and avoided as many busy streets as possible.
inventiveness (s) (noun), inventivenesses (pl)
The condition or quality of of being creative; creative power or originality: Due to Meg's inventiveness, the family was able to go on vacation with little financial means, but also enjoy all the activities available.
inventory (s) (noun), inventories (pl)
1. A detailed list of articles, such as goods and chattels, or parcels of land, found to have been in the possession of an individual at his decease or conviction: An inventory sometimes includes a statement of the nature and value of each item, hence any such detailed statement of the property of a person, of the goods or furniture in a house or messuage, or the like.
2. A company’s assets as a whole, or the value of them: The store was closed for two days due to the yearly inventory in order to list all the items and their monetary worth.