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Impudent

Characterized by impertinence or effrontery; insulting; rude; presumptuous

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Inane

Lacking sense, significance, or ideas
Empty; void

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Incensed

To inflame with wrath; make angry; enrage
Pleasant or fragrant odor

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Incorrigible

Impervious to constraints or punishment
Firmly fixed; not easily changed/influenced

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Indelicate

Offensive to a sense of generally accepted propriety, modesty, or decency; improper, unrefined, or coarse

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Indemnify

To compensate for damage or loss sustained, expense occurred
To guard or secure against anticipated loss

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Indict

To charge with an offense or crime; castigate; criticize

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Indistinct

Not distinct
Not distinguished clearly

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Industrious

Working energetically and devotedly; hard-working; diligent

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Infirmity

Physical weakness or ailment
Moral weakness or failing

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Ingénue

An artless, innocent, or inexperienced girl or young woman; actress who plays such character

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Ingenuity

Trait of being cleverly inventive or resourceful

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Inscrutable

Incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable
Not easily understood; unfathomable; mysterious

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Insofar

To such an extent

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Insolvent

Relating to bankruptcy; inability to pay debts

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Interlocutor

A person who takes part in a conversation
A person who questions or interrogates

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Investiture

The formal bestowal, confirmation, or presentation of rank, office, or right, usually involving the giving of insignia or an official title.

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Irredentist

A person who favors the acquisition of territory that once was part of his country or is considered to have been

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Jejune

Simple; naïve; unsophisticated
Insipid; dull; dry
Lacking nourishment; insubstantial or barren

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Jouissance

Jollity; merriment