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halllow
render holy by means of religious rites
hapless
deserving or inciting pity
harangue
a loud bombastic declaration expressed with strong emotion
harbinger
an indication of the approach of something or someone
harrow
a cultivator that pulverizes or smoothes the soil
hermetic
completely sealed, airtight
heterogeneous
originating outside the body
hirsute
having or covered with hair
hubris
overbearing pride or presumption
iconoclast
someone who tries to destroy traditional ideas or institutions
idolatrous
blindly or excessively devoted or adoring
idyll
a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life
ignoble
completely lackin nobility in character or quality
ignominious
desreving or brining disgrace or shame
imbroglio
a very embarrassing misunderstanding

an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
immutable
not subject or succeptible to change or variation in form, quality or nature.
impassive
having or revealing little emotion or sensibility, not easily aroused or excited
impecunious
not having enough money to pay for necessities
impediment
any structure that makes progress difficult
imperious
able to deal authoritatively with affairs
imperturbable
not easily perturbed or upset
impiety
unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect of a god
implacable
impossible to placate
implausibility
the quality of provoking disbelief
implicit
being without doubt or reserve
implosion
the initial occulded phase of a stop consonant
importune
beg persistently nad urgently
imprecation
the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
impudence
the trait of being rude and impertinent, inclined to take liberties
impudent
improperly forward or bold
impute
attribute or credit to a cause or source
inaugurate
be a precursor

commence officially
inchoate
only partly in existance, imperfectly formed
incise
make an incision into by carving or cutting
incongruous
lackin in harmony, compatibility, or appropriateness
inculcate
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admoni
incursion
the act of entering some territory or domain, often in large numbers
indefatigability
tireless determination
indeliable
cannot be removed, washed away or erased
indelicate
lackin propriety and good taste in manners or conduct
indigence
state of extreme poverty or destitution
indolence
inactivity resulting from a dislike of work
indomitable
impossible to subdue
ineffable
defying expression or description

too sacred to be uttered
ineluctable
impossible to avoid or evade
ingenuous
characterized by an inability to mask your feelings, not devious
inherent
in the nature of something though not readily apparent
inimical
not friendly
inimitable
defying imitation, matchless
innocuous
lacking intent or capacity to injure

not causing disapproval
insensible
unresponsive to stimulation

barely able to be perceived
insensible
unresponsive to stimulation

barely able to be perceived
insipid
lacking interest or significance
insouciant
makred by blithe unconcern
unsularity
the state of being isolated or detached
interdict
a court order prohibiting a party from conducting a certain activity
intersperse
introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
intractable
difficult to manage or mold
intransigence
stubbornly refusing to comprimise
intrepid
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
invective
abusive or venomous language to express ill-will
inveigh
speak against in an impassive manner
involute
closely coiled so that the axis is obscured, especially in petals or leaves in bud
irascible
characterized by anger
irresolute
lackin decisiveness of character, unable to act or decide quickly and firmly
irreverence
a disrespectful act
irrevocable
impossible to retract or revoke
itinerate
travel from place to place, as for work