Flashcards in I words Deck (45):
the part of the mind in which innate instinctive impulses and primary processes are manifest
public shame or disgrace
an extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation.
fair, not favoring either side, unbiased
to block, obstruct
have an effect or impact, esp. a negative one
failing to possess or display prudence; unwise
to establish by authority
exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action
A slant; or a person's natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way; a disposition or propensity.
incapable of being corrected or reformed
unwilling or unable to believe something
Accuse or blame; incriminate
having no preference, impartial, objective, unbiased
native, originally from
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment.
to give in to (a desire)
having or indicating a tendency to be overly generous to or lenient with someone
lacking skill, clumsy, maladroit
unavoidable, certain to happen
well known for some bad quality or deed.
bring oneself into favor with someone by flattering or trying to please them.
to restrain, prevent, hamper
immoral or grossly unfair behavior
inborn, present at birth
not harmful or offensive.
(of a product, idea, etc.) featuring new methods; advanced and original.
not able to be understood, mysterious, obscure, esoteric, enigmatic, cryptic, abstruse
to provoke to action
A title given to a high-ranking official or administrator, especially in France, Spain, Portugal, or one of their colonies; or the administrator of an opera house or theater
hard to control or deal with.
fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect).
to flood, to overwhelm
an insulting or abusive expression
persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.
short-tempered, irritable, petulant