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Inchoate
early, in on an early state; -- the inchoate plans for the playground were...
Incorrigible
1. Incapable of being corrected or amended
2. not managable, unruly
Increment
1. something gained or added
2. the amount or degree in which something changes
Indenture
1. to bind (as an apprentice) by or as if by indentures
Indubitably
Too evident ro be doubted, unquestionable
Infinitesimal
1. Taking on values arbitrarily close to but greater than zero
2. immeasurably or incalculably small
Infirmiry
1. the quality or stateif being weak of mind, or character
2. the condition of being feeble
Infraction
a violation
Insomnia
Prolonged and usually abnormal inability to abtain adequate sleep
Integrate
to form, coordinate or blend together
Inter
To deposit a dead body in the earth or a tomb
Interim
1. n. a time where soemthing occurs, or comes between points of time or and event
--for the interim, she will be head.

2. adj. done, made, or accuring for an interim
--she was the interim head
Intransigent
refusing to comprimise or to abandon an extreme position or attitude
Intrepid
fearlessness, couragousness
Iridescent
producing lustrous rainbow like colors
Irreverent
lacking proper respect or seriousness
Judicious
1. having, or characterized by sound judgement, discreet
Kleptomaniac
a person who has a neurotic impulse to steal especially without economic motive
Lacerate
1. v. to tear or rend roughly
2. to cause sharp metal or emotional pain to distress
Lethargic (Adj.)
apathetic, indifferent
Lewd
obscene, vulgar
Libretto
the text of a work for the musical theatre such as an opera
Livid
very angry, enraged
Longevity
1. a long life or great duration of life
2. durabilty
Lope
1. an easy natural gait of a horse resembling a canter--capable of being sustained for along time

2. v. to move or ride at a lope
Lurid
1. causing shock or horror; gruesome
2. marked by sensationalism or violence
3. ghastly pale in appearance
Luscoius
1. having a sweet taste or smell
2. excessively sweet
3. sexually attractive
Malingerer
one who pretends to be sick so as to avoid duty or work
Manifesto
a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives or views of an issue
Marrow
1. the choicest of food
2. the inmost, best, or essential part
Menial
1. adj. of or relating to servants
2. appropriate to a servant
3. humble
Metamorphosis
1. a change in physical form
Metaphysical
highly abstract
Metropolis
area of a city
Mettle
bravery and strength
the ability to take on a difficult task
Mews
a group of buildings originally stables, made into residents
Misegination
a mixture of races
Miscellany
a mixture of various things --the noun form of miscellaneous
Mitigate
To cause to become less harsh or hostil

--mitigating circumstances
Modicum
a limited quantity

--the waiter didnt show us a modicate of civility--
Nefarious
famous for being wicked, evil
Nib
the sharpened point of a quill pen--the point of a pencil
Nicety
An elegant, delicate, or civilized feature
Numismatist
the study or collection of coins, tokens, and paper money and sometimes related objects (like metals)

--the avis coin collector was a numismatist since he was 4--
Oaf
1. a stupid person
2. a big clumsy slow-witted person
Oblique
1. not straight forward, not to the point
Obtuse
1. blunt, characterized with a lack of intelligence
Officious
1. volunteering ones services where they are neither asked nor needed
2. meddlesome
Onslaught
1. a sudden wave of something
2.an especially fierce attack
Opertune
suitable or convinient for a particular occurance