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incantation
ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect
incessantly
continuing without interruption
indeigenous
originating and growing or living in an area or environment; native
inflame
to arouse to passionate feeling or action
infraction
a violation
inimical
injurious or harmful in effect; adverse
innuendo
an indirect or subtle, usually derogatory implication in expression; an insinuation; a hint
intemperate
not temperate or moderate; excessive, especially in the use of alcoholic beverages
interdependent
mutually dependent
inundate
to flood
irascible
prone to outbursts of temper; easily angered
jocular
characterized by joking
lambaste
to denounce
lionize
to look on or treat (a person) as a celebrity
longevity
living to an old age
lucrative
producing wealth; profitable
lugubrious
mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
magisterial
of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative
malleable
easily changed and controlled by other forces
marginal
barely within a lower standard of quality
maudlin
excessively sentimental
mediate
to resolve or settle (differences) by working with all the conflicting parties
mercurial
quick and changeable in temperament; volatile
meticulous
extremely careful and precise
mitigate
to lessen
mollify
to calm in temper or feeling; soothe
momentous
of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence
mortify
to cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride; humiliate
mosaic
a picture or decorative design made by setting smal colored pieces of glass into a surface
muddle
to confuse