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ingenuous
simple; innocent
iridescent
a wide range of colors
impetus
a stimulus
iota
a small amount
induce
to bring about
inundate
to fill to overflowing
immutable
unchangeable
interregnum
period during which a nation is without a permanent leader; pause
indigent
extremely poor
introspective
looking into oneself
immaculate
spotless; pure
inured
accustomed to
insolent
boldly disrespectful
irascible
easily angered
illiterate
uneducated
intrepid
courageous
innocuous
harmless
interminable
endless
imbue
to fill completely
inveigle
trick or decieve
indicative
signifying; implying
inveterate
firmly established; deep-rooted
immortal
no subject to death
interlude
a period of time between two events
inordinate
excessive
invective
strong verbal abuse
impermeable
not permitting passage
irreverent
disrespectful
inscrutable
mysterious
irredeemable
hopeless
impair
to weaken; to cause to become worse
ire
anger; wrath
insolvent
bankrupt; unable to pay creditors
invariably
constantly; without changing
idealist
one with very high principles
intermittent
periodic
instigate
to stir up (trouble)
invalidate
make null and void
imperious
domineering
irksome
annoying
insular
detached or isolated
invidious
causing resentment; offensive
impale
to pierce with a sharp stake through the body
intolerant
bigoted
indiscriminate
at random
intimate
private; to imply
impalpable
vague; not understandable
interpose
to place between
insurrection
uprising
irresolute
doubtful
illustrious
distinguished; bright
irrevocable
unchangeable
infinitesimal
very small
invoke
to call upon
impeach
to accuse
intimidate
threaten
insinuate
to hint; to suggest
ironic
unexpected
imbibe
to drink; to absorb
inveigh
a bitter verbal attack
inter
to bury
intransigent
stubborn
impervious
not capable of being affected
intrinsic
essential
intangible
vague or untouchable; abstract
intuitive
insightful
implacable
inflexible
intractable
hard to manage
integral
essential
irrational
unreasonable; unpredictable
impotent
powerless
invigorate
to fill with energy
interim
period of time between acts
irreconcilable
unable to agree
imprecation
a curse
irrepressible
unable to be restrained
interlocutor
one who takes part in a conversation
itinerant
moving from place to place
impregnable
unconquerable
irremediable
unable to be changed or cured
interloper
an intruder
implication
an indirect suggestion
infernal
fiendish
import
signigicance; to bring in from a foreign country
indifferent
neutral; lacking preference
impasse
a dead-end; a problem without a solution
indict
to charge with a crime; to accuse of a wrongdoing
impinge
to collide
insurgence
rebellion
illumine
to brighten; to inspire
ingrate
ungrateful person
impending
likely to happen soon
indignant
angry as a result of unjust treatment
idyllic
charmingly simple or poetic
insatiable
unable to be satisfied
idiosyncrasy
a peculiar trait
innuendo
indirect remark
imbroglio
a difficult or confusing situation
intact
left whole
illusory
misleading impression
insightful
having a penetrating understanding of things; mentally alert and sharp
impel
push into action
injunction
an order
impediment
an obstruction
inimical
unfriendly
icon
a statue
influx
a flowing in
impeccable
perfect
infantile
immature
ignoble
dishonorable
indefatigable
untiring
impecunious
without money
incumbent
resting or lying; one who holds a political office
idolatry
worship of idols
inert
not moving
implement
a tool; to carry off
incur
to bring upon oneself
imperturbable
calm
infallible
without mistakes
igneous
pertaining to fire
indubitable
unquestionable
importune
to beg
infer
to derive by reasoning; imply
immolate
to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
indoctrinate
to teach someone a set of beliefs
iconoclast
one who breaks with tradition
inevitable
unavoidable; will happen
idiomatic
language peculiar to a group
innate
inborn
impartial
without prejudice; neutral
indemnify
to repay for a loss
impertinent
rude
incursion
a raid
impede
to block
indulgence
gentle treatment; pampering
ignominious
shameful; disgraceful
infringe
to violate
implausible
unbelievable
indolence
laziness
imperative
very necessary
indomitable
unconquerable
implicit
suggested, but not plainly stated
inimitable
not able to be imitated or unequaled
illicit
unlawful; illegal
inhibition
reserved
imminent
likely to happen; threatening
innovate
to be creative; begin anew
immunity
freedom from disease; protected
inebriated
drunk
ilk
type; sort; kind
infirmity
weakness; feebleness
impetuous
impulsive
integrity
honesty
impudent
disrespectful
indigenous
native to a particular area
improvident
wasteful
indict
to charge with a crime; to accuse of a wrongdoing
incipient
beginning to appear
ineluctable
inevitable
incarnadine
blood-red; flesh-colored
inept
unfit
inanimate
lifeless; dull; dead
insuperable
unconquerable
incapacitated
disabled
inkling
a hint
inarticulate
unclear speech
interdict
to prohibit; to block
incandescent
very bright
insipid
tasteless; bland; boring
impute
to accuse a person
ingratiate
to work one's way into another's favor
impromptu
without planning
integrate
unify; to bring together
incessant
continuous; never ending
inherent
inborn
impunity
freedom from punishment
indelible
incapable of being erased
impugn
to attack a person verbally
infidel
unbeliever
impropriety
pertaining to something that is not proper or suitable
iniquity
wickedness
incarnate
in human form
insidious
treacherous
inadvertent
unintentional
insouciant
carefree
inalienable
not able to be given to another
illuminate
to make clear; light up
inane
meaningless
infamous
notorious; scandalous
incendiary
causing fire or trouble
ineffable
unspeakable
inchoate
just beginning
inexorable
unyielding
incarcerate
to imprison
infamy
shocking or brutal
inception
start
ingenious
clever
incense
to anger
infraction
the breaking of a law
incontrovertible
undeniable
incubus
nightmare
inculcate
to influence someone to accept an idea
incriminate
to connect to a crime
incorrigible
bad beyond correction
incite
to stir up
incoherent
rambling; not logically connected
inclement
(usually refers to weather) harsh; unfavorable
incisive
sharp or keen perception
inclined
favorable to one direction
inconsequential
unimportant
increment
an increase
incongruous
not appropriate; out of place
incognito
disguised