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innocuous

harmless, banal

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inordinate

excessive; unreasonable

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inquisition

ruthless questioning; an official investigation characterized by cruelty

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insatiable

hard or impossible to satisfy; greedy; avaricious

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insidious

treacherous; sneaky

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insinuate

to hint; to creep in

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insolent

arrogant; insulting

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insouciant

nonchalant; lighthearted; carefree

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insufferable

unbearable, intolerable

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insular

like an island; isolated

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insuperable

unable to be overcome; overwhelming

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insurgent

a rebel, someone who revolts against a government

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insurrection

an act of open rebellion against authority; a revolt

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integral

essential

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interim

meantime; an intervening time; a temporary arrangement

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interloper

intruder; trespasser; unwanted person

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interlude

an intervening episode; an intermission; a pause

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interminable

seemingly unending; tediously long

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intermittent

occasional; repeatedly starting and stopping; recurrent

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intersperse

to place at intervals; to scatter among

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intervene

to come between opposing groups; to mediate; to take place; to occur between times

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intimate

to hint or imply

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intransigent

uncompromising; stubborn

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intrigue

a secret scheme; a crafty plot

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intrinsic

part of the essential nature of something; inherent