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ichthyology
n; study of fish
iconoclastic
adj; attacking cherished traditions
idyllic
adj; charmingly carefree; simple
igneous
adj; produced by fire; volcanic
ignoble
adj; unworthy; not noble
illimitable
adj; infinite
illusory
adj; deceptive; not real
imbibe
v; drink in
imbroglio
n; complicated situation; painful or complex misunderstanding; entanglement
imbue
v; saturate, fill
immaculate
adj; spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
immolate
v; offer as a sacrifice
immure
v; imprison; shut up in confinement
impalpable
adj; imperceptible; intangible
impassive
adj; without feeling; imperturbable; stoical
impecunious
adj; without money
impending
adj; nearing; approaching
impenitent
adj; not repentant
imperious
adj; domineering; haughty
impertinent
adj; insolent; rude
impetus
n; moving force; incentive; stimulus
impinge
v; infringe; touch; collide with
impious
adj; irreverent
implacable
adj; incapable of being pacified
impolitic
adj; not wise
imponderable
adj; weightless
import
n; significance
importunate
adj; urging; demanding
importune
v; beg persistently
imposture
n; assuming a false identify; masquerade
imprecation
n; curse
impregnable
adj; invulnerable
impropriety
n; improperness; unsuitableness
improvident
adj; thriftless
imprudent
adj; lacking caution; injudicious
impudence
n; impertinence (showing bad manners); insolence
impugn
v; dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); challenge
impuissance
n; powerlessness; feebleness
impute
v; attribute; ascribe
inane
adj; silly; senseless
incandescent
adj; strikingly bright; shining with intense heat
incapacitate
v; disable
incendiary
n; arsonist
incense
v; enrage; infuriate
inchoate
adj; recently begun; rudimentary; elementary
incidence
n; rate of occurence; particular occurrence
incipient
adj; beginning; in an early stage
incisive
adj; cutting; sharp
incommodious
adj; not spacious; incovenient
incongruity
n; lack of harmony; absurdity
incontinent
adj; lacking self-restraint
incontrovertible
adj; indisputable; not open to question
incorporeal
adj; lacking a material body
incorrigible
adj; uncorrectable
incredulity
n; tendency to disbelief
incrustation
n; hard coating or crust
incubus
n; burden; mental care; nightmare
inculcate
v; teach
incursion
n; temporary invasion
indefatigable
adj; tireless
indelible
adj; not able to be erased
indemnify
v; make secure against loss; compensate for loss
indices
n; PL; signs; indications
indignity
n; offensive or insulting treatment
indiscriminate
adj; choosing at random; confused
indissoluble
adj; permanent
indite
v; write; compose
indolent
adj; lazy
indubitable
adj; unable to be doubted; unquestionable
inductive
adj; pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general.
ineffable
adj; unutterable; cannot be expressed in speech
ineluctable
adj; irresistible; not to be escaped
inequity
n; unfairness
inerrancy
n; infallibility
inert
adj; inactive; lacking power to move
inexorable
adj; relentless; implacable
infernal
adj; pertaining to hell; devilish
infidel
n; unbeliever
influx
n; flowing into
ingenuous
adj; naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated
ingratiate
v; become popular with
inimical
adj; unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental
inimitable
adj; matchless; not able to be imitated
iniquitous
adj; wicked; immoral; unrighteous
injurious
adj; harmful
innocuous
adj; harmless
inopportune
adj; untimely; poorly chosen
inordinate
adj; unrestrained; excessive
insalubrious
adj; unwholesome; not healthful
inscrutable
adj; impenetrable; not readily understood
insensate
adj; without feeling
insensible
adj; unconscious; unresponsive
insipid
adj; lacking in flavor; dull
insolvent
adj; bankrupt; lacking money to pay
insouciant
adj; indifferent; without concern or care
insularity
n; narrow-mindedness; isolation
insuperable
adj; insurmountable; unbeatable
inter
v; bury
interdict
v; prohibit; forbid
interloper
n; intruder
interminable
adj; endless
internecine
adj; mutually destructive
interoplate
v; insert between
interregnum
n; period between two reigns
intractable
adj; unruly; stubborn; unyielding
intransigence
n; refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
intrepid
adj; fearless
intrinsic
adj; essential; inherent; built-in
inundate
v; overwhelm; flood; submerge
inured
adj; accustomed; hardened
invective
n; abuse
inveigh
v; denounce; utter censure or invective
inveigle
v; lead astray; wheedle
inveterate
adj; deep-rooted; habitual
invidious
adj; designed to create ill will or envy
inviolable
adj; secure from corruption, attack, or violation; unassailable
irascible
adj; irritable; easily angered
iridescent
adj; exhibiting rainbowlike colors
itinerant
adj; wandering; traveling
irrevocable
adj; irreversible