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Inception
NOUN
the beginning of something
Indigent
ADJECTIVE
impoverished; needy
Ingenious
ADJECTIVE
showing remarkable originality, imagination, inventiveness, or skill
Inherent
ADJECTIVE
existing as a natural or essential part of
Innovation
NOUN
something new; a change
Instigate
VERB
to stir up or urge on
Insuperable
ADJECTIVE
incapable of being overcome
Intervene
VERB
to come between; to involve oneself in
Intrepid
ADJECTIVE
fealess and bold
Inveigh
VERB
to protest bitterly or vehemtly
Irony
NOUN
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens
Jeopardize
VERB
to endanger
Jettison
VERB
to throw overboard; to discard
Judicious
ADJECTIVE
having or exhibiting judgement
Justify
VERB
to show to be just, right, valid, or free of blame
Kudos
NOUN
the prestige or acclaim that results from some noteworthy achievement or position
Lackadaisical
ADJECTIVE
sorely lacking in spirit, energy, or purpose
Legacy
NOUN
something left to a person in a will; something handed down from the past
Liability
NOUN
a debt or obligation, especially of a financial nature
Libel
NOUN/VERB
to slander publically
Litigation
NOUN
legal action; a lawsuit
Lucid
ADJECTIVE
clear and intelligible to the understanding; mentally competent
Lucrative
ADJECTIVE
profitable
Lurk
VERB
to sneak; to lie hidden or in wait
Lush
ADJECTIVE
luxuriant, plentiful; opulent
Malapropism
NOUN
an unconscious and usually ludicrous misuse of a word
Malice
NOUN
a desire to cause harm or suffering; deep-seated ill will
Mammoth
NOUN/ADJECTIVE
gigantic; an extinct form of elephant
Mandatory
ADJECTIVE
required, obligatory
Medium
NOUN
the means by which some goal is achieved