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inveterate
establish, entrenched, irradicable
invidious
tending to cause animosity; the invidious task of arbitration; discrimination
impregnable
invincible
invoke
put into affect; implement
irascible
hot temper; an irascible fellow and hard to get along with
iridescence
rainbow like
isthmus
narrow strait of land connecting two larger areas;
isthmus*land = strait*water
jaded
old, worn out; bad-tempered, disreputable woman
jape
jest, joke
jarring
malodorous*smell = jarring*sound
jaundice
jealous, bitter, hostile manner
jaunt
make short journey
jaunty
sprigtly, lively
jettison
discard; aircrafts jettisoned their loads
jibe
agree
jingoist
bellicose nationalist
jocund
merry, mirthful
juggernaut
massive inexorable force that crushes everything in its way
ken
range of vision
kindle
arrouse
kindred
of similar nature/spirit
knave
villain, miscreant
miscreant
person w/o moral scruples
scruples
sense of right and wrong
accolade
tangible symbol of approval/distinction
labile
unstable
labyrinth
maze; extremely complex/torturous; intricate
lacerate
distress; mangled; tear
laconic
breviloquent, compendious
lachrymous
mournful
lambaste
verbal attack; censure
censure
harsh critisism; rebuke
lament
deep regret
lampoon
harsh satire
languid
lack spirit
languish
enervate, weaken
languor
listlessness, torpor, stupor
larder
place where food is stored
largesse
generosity
lariat
lasso to catch animals
lash
whip or bind
latent
abeyant, potential, dormant, prepatent, quiescent
abeyant
temporarily inactive, quiescent
lathe
shaping machine
latitute
freedom from limitations
laudatory
expression praise, encomiastic
leer
stare*leer = peruse*smatter
legion
a very large number; multitude
martinet
disciplinarian