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iconoclast

one who attacks common beliefs or institutions

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idiosyncratic

peculiar to one person; highly individualized

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idolatrous

excessively worshiping one object or person

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ignominious

humiliating, disgracing

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illicit

forbidden, not permitted

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inclination

a tendency, propensity

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immerse

to absorb, deeply involve, engross

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infamy

notoriety, extreme ill repute

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immutable

not changeable

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imperative

necessary, pressing

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impecunious

poor

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incorrigible

incapable of correction, delinquent

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impute

to ascribe, blame

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implacable

incapable of being appeased or mitigated

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implement

an instrument, utensil, tool

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implicate

to involve in an incriminating way, incriminate

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impregnable

resistant to capture or penetration

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inane

silly and meaningless

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inarticulate

incapable of expressing oneself clearly through speech

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incarnate

existing in the flesh, embodied

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incendiary

a person who agitates or object that sets on fire

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impinge

to impact, affect, make an impression

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incessant

unending

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inchoate

unformed or formless, in a beginning stage

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incisive

clear, sharp, direct

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impassive

stoic, not susceptible to suffering

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incontrovertible

indisputable

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impeccable

exemplary, flawless

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impertinent

rude, insolent

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impetuous

rash, hastily done

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increment

an enlargement; the process of increasing

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indefatigable

incapable of defeat, failure, decay

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indigent

very poor, impoverished

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impudent

casually rude, insolent, impertinent

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imperious

commanding, domineering

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indignation

anger sparked by something unjust or unfair

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indolent

lazy

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indomitable

not capable of being conquered

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induce

to bring about, stimulate

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ineffable

unspeakable, incapable of being expressed through words

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inept

not suitable or capable, unqualified

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inexorable

incapable of being persuaded or placated

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inextricable

hopelessly tangled or entangled
impossible to separate

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infusion

an injection of one substance into another; the permeation of one substance by another

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impervious

impenetrable, incapable of being affected

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ingenious

clever, resourceful

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ingenuous

not devious, innocent and candid

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inhibit

to prevent, restrain, stop

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inimical

hostile, enemylike

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iniquity

wickedness or sin

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injunction

an order of official warning

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innate

inborn, native, inherent

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innocuous

harmless, inoffensive

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innovate

to do something in an unprecedented way

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innuendo

an insinuation

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innoculate

to implant an agent to increase immunity to illness

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inquisitor

one who inquires, especially in a hostile manner

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insatiable

incapable of being satisfied

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insiduous

appealing but imperceptibly harmful, seductive

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insinuate

to suggest indirectly or subtly

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insipid

dull, boring

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insolent

rude, arrogant, overbearing

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instigate

to urge, goad

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insular

separated and narrow-minded; tight-knit, closed off

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insurgent

one who rebels

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integral

necessary for completeness

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interject

to insert between other things

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interlocutor

someone who participates in a dialogue or conversation

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interminable

without the possibility of end

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intimation

an indirect suggestion

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intractable

difficult to manipulate, unmanageable

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intransigent

refusing to compromise, often on an extreme opinion

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intrepid

brave in the face of danger

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inundate

to flood with abundance

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inure

to cause someone or something to become accustomed to a situation

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invective

an angry verbal attack

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inveterate

stubbornly established by habit

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inviolable

secure from assault

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irascible

easily angered

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iridescent

showing rainbow colors

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irreverence

carefreeness and lack of responsibility

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irrevocable

incapable of being taken back