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Inextricable

Unable to be separated

1

Infallible

Incapable of error

2

Infelicity

Inappropriate act or remark

3

Infinitesimal

Extremely small

4

Inflammatory

Tending to excite emotions

5

Infusion

Something added or introduced

6

Ingenious

Showing cleverness or creativity

7

Ingenue

Inexperienced or artless girl

8

Ingenuous

Showing simplicity and lack of sophistication

9

Ingratiate

To do things to try and make someone like other people

10

Inherent

Existing in or belonging to something as an essential or unborn part of its nature

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Inimical

Harmful or limiting

12

Inimitable

Impossible to imitate

13

Injurious

Harmful

14

Innate

Inborn

15

Innocuous

Completely harmless

16

Inoculate

Vaccinate

17

Inordinate

Excessive

18

Inscrutable

Mysterious

19

Insightful

Showing very good understanding of people and situations

20

Insipid

Dull

21

Insolvent

Bankrupt

22

Insouciance

Relaxed and happy way of acting without worry or guilt

23

Inspire

Cause feelings of exaltation

24

Insular

Isolated from outside influences

25

Insuperable

Not able to be conquered or overcome

26

Insurgency

Uprising or rebellion

27

Integrity

Honesty

28

Intercede

Intervene

29

Interim

Interval of time between two events

30

Interlocutor

Anyone who participates in a conversation

31

Interloper

Intruder

32

Interminable

Seemingly endless

33

Intermittent

Not happening regularly or continuous

34

Interstitial

Between the cells of a structure

35

Intractable

Not easily controlled

36

Intransigent

Refusing to alter an idea or a position in response to other's wishes

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Intrepid

Extremely brave

38

Intrinsic

Extremely important part

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Intuitive

Instinctive

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Inundate

Overwhelm
Flood

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Invariably

Always

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Invasive

Intrusive

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Inveterate

Persisting in a habit, action, feeling

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Inviolable

Unable to be broken

45

Invoke

Appeal to an authority for support

46

Iota

Extremely small amount

47

Irascible

Easily angered

48

Irreproachable

Not deserving blame

49

Irrevocable

Impossible to take back

50

Itinerant

Traveling from place to place

51

Jetsam

Debris

52

Jocular

Amusing

53

Judicious

Showing good judgment and sense

54

Juxtapose

Bring together to compare and contrast

55

Kitsch

Art and literature made for popular appeal

56

Kudos

Fame resulting from an act or achievement

57

Lackadaisical

Lacking enthusiasm and effort

58

Laconic

Using a minimum of words

59

Lament

Mourn or regret

60

Languid

Lacking spirit of liveliness

61

Languor

Lack of strength or energy

62

Lassitude

Lack or mental or physical energy

63

Laudation

Being praised

64

Lax

Not strict

65

Layman/layperson

Someone who is not trained in or doesn't have a detailed knowledge of a particular subject

66

Legion

Large group

67

Levity

Lack of seriousness

68

Levy

Tax

69

Liability

Area of weakness

70

Libertine

Person who acts without restraint; esp. In sexual behavior

71

Listless

Feeling or showing no energy

72

Litany

Long list of unpleasant things

73

Litigate

Contest in a court of law

74

Litigious

Tending to argue, disagree

75

Lobby

Persuade government that a particular thing should or shouldn't happen

76

Lofty

Showing a belief that one is superior to other people

77

Loquacious

Talkative

78

Ludicrous

Worthy of mockery

79

Lugubrious

Sad in a serious way

80

Lurid

Involving a lot of violence, sex, or shocking detail

81

Lustrous

Glossy, shining, splendid

82

Machination

Secret and complicated plans

83

Magnanimous

Very kind and generous towards an enemy

84

Maladroit

Not skillful

85

Malcontent

Discontented

86

Malfeasance

illegal act, esp. by a public official

87

Malign

Say false and unpleasant things about someone

88

Mandate

Give official permission

89

Manifest

Become visible or obvious

90

Martinet

Someone who demands rule always be obeyed, even when it is unreasonable

91

Maudlin

Foolishly sentimental because of drinking alcohol

92

Maven

Person with specialized knowledge

93

Maverick

Person who thinks and behaves independently

94

Melee

Noisy confusing fight

95

Mellifluous

Flowing and sweet

96

Mendacious

Untruthful

97

Mendicant

Living on charity

98

Mercenary

Interested only in money