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54 Cards in this Set

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impuissance (n)
powerlessness; feebleness
inchoate (adj)
recently begun; rudimentary
incipient (adj)
beginning; in an early stage
incisive (adj
cutting; sharp
incommodious (adj)
not spacious; inconvenient
incorrigible (adj)
incubus (n)
burden; mental care; nightmare
incumbent (adj)
obligatory; currently holding an office
incursion (n)
temporary invasion
indefatigable (adj)
indemnify (v)
make secure against loss
indigence (n)
indite (V)
write; compose
indolent (adj)
induce (v)
persuade; bring about
ineluctable (adj)
irresistible; not to be escaped
inerrancy (n)
inexorable (adj)
relentless; unyielding; implacable
ingenuous (adj)
naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated
inimical (adj)
unfriendly; hostile; harmful; detrimental
iniquitous (adj)
wicked; immoral; unrighteous
innocuous (adj)
insalubrious (adj)
unwholesome; not healthful
insipid (adj)
lacking in flavor; dull
insouciant (adj)
indifferent; without concern or care
insularity (n)`
narrow-mindedness; isolation
insuperable (adj)
insurmountable; unbeatable
insurgent (adj)
interdict (v)
prohibit; forbid
internecine (adj)
mutually destructive
interregnum (n)
period between two reigns
intractable (adj)
unruly; stubborn
intransigence (n)
refusal of any compromise; stubbornness
inundate (v)
overwhelm; flood; submerge
inured (adj)
accustomed; hardened
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
irascible (adj)
irritable; easily angered
isotope (n)
varying form of an element
itinerant (adj)
wandering; traveling
jaunty (adj)
light-hearted; animated; easy and carefree
jibe (v)
agree; be in harmony with
jingoist (n)
extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist
jocose (adj)
given to joking
juncture (n)
crisis; joining point
junket (n)
trip, especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public
junta (n)
group of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal
jurisprudence (n)
science of law
ken (n)
range of knowledge
kernel (n)
central or vital part; whole seed (as of corn)
labile (adj)
likely to change; unstable
laconic (adj)
brief and to the point