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Flashcards in "I-" Vocabulary Deck (55):
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Iconoclast

One who attacks or undermines traditional conventions (n)

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Idolatrious

Given to intense or excessive devotion to something (adj)

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Idyll

A carefree, lighthearted pastoral or romantic episode or experience (n)

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Ignominious

Shameful, dishonorable, ignoble, disgraceful (adj)

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Illiberality

Quality of being narrow-minded, bigoted (n)

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Imbroglio

Difficult or embarrassing situation (n)

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Imminent

About to happen; impending (adj)

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Immutable

Not capable of change (adj)

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Impassive

Revealing no emotion or sensibility (adj)

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Impecunious

Lacking funds; without money (adj)

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Imperious

Commanding, masterful, arrogant, domineering (adj)

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Imperturbable

Marked by extreme calm, impassivity and steadiness (adj)

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Impetuous

Hastily or rashly energetic (adj)

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Implacable

Not capable of being appeased or significantly changed (adj)

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Importune

To ask incessantly, beg, nag (v)

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Impudent

Shamelessly bold; insolent; impertinent (adj)

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Impugn

Attack or assail verbally, censure, exercate, deny (v)

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Impunity

Immunity from punishment, penalty, or harm (n)

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Impute

To attribute to a cause or sourcee, ascribe, assign a characterstic (v)

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Inalienable

Cannot be transfered (adj)

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Inchoate

In an intial stage, not fully formed (adj)

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Incipient

Beginning to come into being or to become apparent (adj)

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Indecorous

Violating generally accepted standards of good taste or propriety; unseemly (adj)

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Indefatigable

Not easily exhaustible, tireless, dogged (adj)

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Indemnify

To guard or secure against anticipated loss (adj)

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Indifferent

Having no interest or concern, apathetic; showing no bias or prejudice (adj)

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Indolent

Lazy, listless, torpid (adj)

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Ineluctable

Certain, inevitable (adj)

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Inert

Unmoving, lethargic, sluggish, not reactive chemically (adj)

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Ingenuous

Artless, frank; lacking in sophistication (adj)

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Inherent

Ingrained within one's nature, firmly establish, essential (adj)

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Inimical

Damaging, harmful, injurious, hostile (adj)

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Inimitable

One of a kind, unique (adj)

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Iniquity

Wickedness, gross injustice (n)

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Injudicious

Showing lack of judgment, unwise, imprudent, indiscreet (adj)

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Innervate

To supply with nerves, energize (v)

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Innocuous

Harmless; causing no damage (adj)

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Inscrutable

Incapable of being discovered or understood, mysterious (adj)

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Insensible

Unconscious unresponsive, unaware, unaffected, numb (adj)

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Insipid

Without taste or flavor, lacking in spirit, dull (adj)

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Insouciant

Unconcernd, carefree, nonchalant (adj)

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Insular

Narrow-minded, conservative (adj)

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Interdict

Prohibit, forbid, band, halt (v)

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Intimate

To imply, suggest, or insinuate (v)

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Intractable

Not easily managed or directed, stubborn, obstinate (adj)

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Intransigent

Refusing to compromise (adj)

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Intrepid

Steadfast, courageous (adj)

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Inundate

To cover or overwhelm, to flood (v)

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Inured

Accustomed to accepting something undesirable (adj)

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Inveigh

To attack verbally, denounce, deprecate (v)

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Inveigle

To obtain by deception or flattery (v)

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Inveterate

Deep-routed, ingrained, habitual (adj)

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Invidious

Tending to arouse envy or ill will in others (adj)

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Irascible

Easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts (adj)

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Itinerate

To travel from place to place (v)