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31 Cards in this Set

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impel (v)
drive on; force; comel
impugn (v)
(literally, fight against) call in question; assail by words or arguments; attack as false; contradict; attack; malign
implicate (v)
(literally, fold in or involve)show to be part of or connected with; invovle; entanle
incarcerate (v)
put in prison; imprison; confine
inscribe (v)
(literally, write on) write, engrave, or print to create a lasting record; imprint; autograph
insurgent (n)
one who rises in revolt against establsihed authority; rebel; mutineer
insurgent (adj)
rebellious; insubordinate; mutinous
extracurricular (adj)
outside the regular curriculum or course of study
extraneous (adj)
coming from or existing outside; foreign; not essential; not pertinent; irrelevant
extravagant (adj)
1. outside or beyond the bounds of reason; excessive
2. spending lavishly; wasteful
intramural (adj)
within the walls or boundaries (of a school, college, etc); confined to members (of a school, college, etc.)
intraparty (adj)
within a party
intrastate (adj)
within a state
intravenous (adj)
within or by way of the veins
con (adv)
(short for contra) against; on the negative side
con (n)
(used mainly in the plural) opposing argument; reason against
contraband (n)
merchandise imported or exported contrary to law; smuggled goods
contravene (v)
go or act contrary to violate; disregard; infringe
controversy (n)
(literally, a turning against) dispute; debate; quarrel
counter (adv)
(followed by "to") contrary; in the opposite direction
countermand (v)
cancel (an order) by issuing a contrary order; revoke
incontrovertible (adj)
not able to be "turned against" or disputed; unquestionable; certain; indisputable
intercept (v)
(literally, "catch between") stop or seize on the way from one place to another; interrupt; catch way from one place to another; interrupt; catch
intercede (v)
(literally, "go between") interfere to reconcile differences; mediate; plead in another's behalf; intervene
interlinear (adj)
inserted between lines already printed or written
interlude (n)
anything filling the time between two events; interval; break; intermission
intermediary (n)
go-between; mediator
intermission (n)
pause between periods of activity; interval; interruption
intersect (v)
(literally, "cut between") cut by passing through or a cross; divide; cross
interurban (adj)
between cities or towns
intervene (v)
1. come between
2. come in to settle a quarrel; intercede; mediate