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Ignoble
Adj. - Not noble (for example, acting in a cowardly way.
Impale
V. - To pierce whith a sharp object.
Impecunious
Adj. - The lacking of money.
Impromptu
Adj. - Spur of the moment.
Inane
Adj. - lacking of substance or sense.
Foolish
Incongruity
noun. - Incompatibility or disagreement of parts;
Indict
V. - To accuse of a wrongdoing or crime.
Ineffable
Adj. - Unable to be expressed.
Inept
Adj. - Unfit for something and incompetent for the role.
Ingratiate
V. - To put oneself in the good graces of another (suck up).
Instigate
V. - To start and provoke.
Integrity
N. - To be honorable and adhere to a strict moral.
Interment
N. - The act or ritual of burying.
Inveigle
V. - To win over by flattering.
Invidious
Adj. - Provoking and stirring up, tending to cause envy.
Kiosk
N. - An information booth, a small side shop small street shop, open gazebo or a Turkish summer open home.

Note: Turkish word.
Jeopardy
N. - At risk of harm.
Languid
Adj. An overall state of lacking energy.
Lesion
N. - A wound or infected cut.
Liaison
N. - A secret love affair.
N. - A coordinator communicator between two groups.
Lithe
Adj. - Easily bent or flexed.
Adj. - Marked by effortless grace.
Maelstrom
Adj. - A powerful and turbulent storm or situation.
Maim
V. - To disable, mutilate or disfigure.
Malleable
Adj. - Capable of being shaped or formed by pressure.
Meander
V. - To follow or stroll through a windy course.
Mendacious
Adj. - Lying or untruthful.
Mentor
N. - A wise and trusted instructor.
Mercantile
Adj. - Relating to merchants or trade.
Mete
V. - To measure or distribute.
Misnomer
N. - An error in naming a person or place.
Mollify
V. - To calm someone's temper.
Moot
Adj. - Unnecessary and obsolete.
N. - A hypothetical case argued by law students.
Myriad
Adj. - Consitituting a very large amount of numbers.

Root: 10,000
Noisome
Adj. - Offensive to a point of disgust.
Nostalgia
N. - A bittersweet longing for something in the past, homesickness.

Root: Nostos - Return Home
Algos - Pain
Novice
N. - A person new to a field or activity.
Obdurate
Adj. - Hardened into wrong doing or wickedness, stuborn.

Root: Dur (oak) - Lasting long
Obliterate
V. - To do away completly without leaving a trace.

Ety. Ob/literate - Writing over
Odious
Adj. - causing intense displeasure.
Omnivorous
Adj. - Eating both animal and vegetable food.

Ety. - Omni - All
Vorous - Swallow
Ostensible
Adj. - Supposing to be something but not in reality.
Ostentatious
Adj. - Overdone and pretentious to a point of wanting attention.
Palpitate
Adj. - To shake or move with trembulous motion.
Patent
N. - A document from the government granting exclusive rights of an idea or creation to its creator.

Adj. - Obvious, clear or plain.
Peculate
V. - To dip into funds that are not yours.
Penchant
Adj. - A strong liking for.
Pensive
Adj. - Deeply thoughtful.
Permeate
V. - To pass through openings and spread throughout.
Perpetrate
V. - To be responsible for a negative action.
Perversion
N. - A corrupting of something.