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inveterate
deep-rooted; habitual
invidious
designed to create ill will or envy
invincible
uncoquerable
inviolable
secure from corruption, attack, or violation; unassailable
invocation
prayer for help; calling upon as a reference or support
invoke
call upon; ask for
invulnerable
incapable of injury
iota
very small quanity
irascible
irritable; easily angered
irate
angry
iridescent
exhibiting rainbowlike colors
irksome
annoying; tedious
ironic
occurring in an unexpected and contrary
irony
hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean
irreconcilable
incompatible; not able to be resolved
irrefutable
indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
irrelevant
not applicable; unrelated
irremediable
uncurable; uncorrectable
irrparable
not able to be corrected or repaired
irrepressible
unable to be restrained or held back
irreproachable
blameless; impeccable
irresolute
uncertain how to act; weak
irretrievable
impossible to recover or regain; irreparable
irreverence
lack of proper respect
irrevocable
unalterable; irreversible
isotope
varying form of an element
isthmus
narrow nexk of land connecting two larger bodies of land
itinerant
wandering; traveling
itinerary
plan of a trip
jabber
chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
jaded
fatigued; surfeited
jargon
language used by a special gropu; technical terminology; gibberish
jaundiced
prejudiced (envious, hostile or resentful); yellowed
jaunt
trip; short journey
jaunty
lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree
jeopardize
endanger; imperil; put at risk
jettison
throw overboard
jibe
agree; be in harmony with
jingoist
extremely aggressive and nilitant patriot; warlike chauvinsit
jocose
given to joking
jocular
said or done in jest
jocund
merry
jollity
gaiety; cheerfulness
jostle
shove; bump
jovial
good- natured; merry
jubilation
rejoicing
judicious
sound in judgement; wise
juggernaut
irresistible crushing force
juncture
crisis; joining point
junket
trip, especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense
junta
group of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal
jurisprudence
science of law
justification
good or just reason; defense; excuse
juxtapose
place side by side
kaleidoscope
tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors
ken
range of knowledge
kernel
central or vital part; whole seed
killjoy
grouch; spoilsport
kindle
start a fire; inspire
kindred
related; similar in nature or character
kinetic
producing motion
kismet
fate
kleptomaniac
person who has a compulsive desire to steal
knave
untrustworthy person; rogue; schoundrel
knead
nex; work dough
knell
tolling of a bell, especially to indicate a funeral
knit
contract into wrinkles; grow together
knoll
littel, round hill
knotty
intricate; difficult; tangled
kudos
honor; glory; praise
labile
likely to change; ;unstable
laborious
demanding much work or care; tedious
labyrinth
maze
laceration
torn, ragged wound
lachrymose
producing tears
lackadaisical
lacking purpose or zest; halfhearted; languid
lackluster
dull
laconic
brief and to the point
laggard
slow; sluggish