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Flashcards in 49-55 Deck (70):
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incandescent

brilliant, giving off heat or energy

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incantation

a chant

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incense

to make very angry

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incessant

unceasing

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incipient

emerging, beginning to grow

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incisive

cutting right to the heart of the matter

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incongruous

not consistent, not harmonious

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incorrigible

incapable of being reformed and changed

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increment

increase

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indifferent

not caring

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indigenous

native

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indigent

poor

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indignant

angry, insulted by injustice

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indolent

lazy

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indulgent

lenient, yielding

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ineffable

incapable of being expressed through words

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inept

incompetent

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inert

inactive

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inexorable

relentless; unavoidable (like waves)

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infamous

famous for bad things

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infatuated

foolishly attracted

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infer

to deduce

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infinitesimal

very very very small

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ingenuous

frank, real

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inherent

intrinsic

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injunction

a command or order

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innate

inherent

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innocuous

harmlessly innocent

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inordinate

excessive, unreasonable

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insatiable

hard or impossible to satisfy; avaricious

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insidious

treacherous, sneaky

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insinuate

to hint, to creep in

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insipid

dull, bland, banal

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insolent

arrogant, haughty

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instigate

to provoke

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insular

isolated

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insurgent

a rebel, rebel against government

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integral

essential

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integrate

to combine two or more into a whole

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intractable

uncontrollable; stubborn

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intransigent

uncompromising; stubborn

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intrinsic

part of the essential nature of something; inherent

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introspective

tending to think about oneself

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inundate

to flood

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invective

abusive speech

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inveterate

habitual; firm in habit

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irascible

easily angered or provoked

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ironic

meaning the opposite

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irrevocable

irreversible

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itinerant

moving from place to place

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judicious

exercising sound judgment

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juxtapose

to compare side by side

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kinetic

active; lively

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labyrinth

maze

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laconic

using few words, to the point of rude

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lament

to mourn

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lampoon

to satirize, to mock

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languish

to become weak

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largess

generously giving and donation

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latent

present giving of gifts

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laud

to praise

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legacy

something handed down from the past

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lethargy

sluggishness

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levity

lightness, unseriousness

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libel

a written or published falsehood that injures the reputation

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litigate

to try in court

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loquacious

talking too much

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lucid

clear

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lugubrious

exaggeratedly mournful

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luminous

giving off light