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iconoclast
one who attacks common beliefs or institutions
idiosyncratic
peculiar to one person
idolatrous
excessively worshipping one object or person
ignominious
humiliating, disgracing
illicit
forbidden, not permitted
immerse
to absorb, deeply involve, engross
immutable
not changeable
impassive
stoic, not susceptible to suffering
impeccable
exemplary, flawless
impecunious
poor
imperative
necessary, pressing , a rule, command, or order
imperious
commanding, domineering
impertinent
rude, insolent
impervious
impenetrable, incapable of being affected
impetuous
rash
impinge
to impact, affect, make an impression , to encroach, infringe
implacable
incapable of being appeased or mitigated
implicate
to involve in an incriminating way, incriminate
implicit
understood but not outwardly obvious, implied
impregnable
resistant to capture or penetration
impudent
casually rude, insolent, impertinent
impute
to ascribe, blame
inane
silly and meaningless
inarticulate
incapable of expressing oneself clearly through speech
incarnate
existing in the flesh, embodied ,to give human form to
incendiary
a person who agitates, inflammatory, causing combustion
incessant
unending
inchoate
unformed or formless, in a beginning stage
incisive
clear, sharp, direct
inclination
a tendency, propensity
incontrovertible
indisputable
incorrigible
incapable of correction, delinquent
increment
an enlargement
incumbent
one who holds an office , obligatory
indefatigable
incapable of defeat, failure, decay
indigenous
originating in a region
indigent
very poor, impoverished
indignation
anger sparked by something unjust or unfair
indolent
lazy
indomitable
not capable of being conquered
induce
to bring about, stimulate
ineffable
unspeakable, incapable of being expressed through words
inept
not suitable or capable, unqualified
inexorable
incapable of being persuaded or placated
inextricable
hopelessly tangled or entangled
infamy
notoriety, extreme ill repute
infusion
an injection of one substance into another
ingenious
clever, resourceful
ingenuous
not devious
inhibit
to prevent, restrain, stop
inimical
hostile, enemy like
iniquity
wickedness or sin
injunction
an order of official warning
innate
inborn, native, inherent
innocuous
harmless, inoffensive
innovate
to do something in an unprecedented way
innuendo
an insinuation
inoculate
to introduce a microorganism, serum, or vaccine into an organism in
order to increase immunity to illness
to vaccinate
insatiable
incapable of being satisfied
insidious
appealing but imperceptibly harmful, seductive
insinuate
to suggest indirectly or subtly
insipid
dull, boring
insolent
rude, arrogant, overbearing
instigate
to urge, goad
insular
separated and narrow-minded
insurgent
one who rebels
integral
necessary for completeness
interject
to insert between other things
interlocutor
someone who participates in a dialogue or conversation
interminable
without possibility of end
intimation
an indirect suggestion
intractable
difficult to manipulate, unmanageable
intransigent
refusing to compromise, often on an extreme opinion
intrepid
brave in the face of danger
inundate
to flood with abundance
inure
to cause someone or something to become accustomed to a situation
invective
an angry verbal attack
inveterate
stubbornly established by habit
inviolable
secure from assault
irascible
easily angered
iridescent
showing rainbow colors
irreverence
disrespect
irrevocable
incapable of being taken back