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Idiom (n.)

An expression whose meaning is different from the literal meaning of the words ; a language or dialect used by a group of people

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Imbue (v.)

To inspire ; to permeate or tinge

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Impasse (n.)

A deadlock ; a situation from which there is no escape

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Impeach (v.)

To accuse or indict ; to challenge ; call into question

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Impecunious (a.)

Without money ; penniless

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Impede (v.)

To obstruct or interfere with ; to delay

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Impending (a.)

Approaching ; imminent ; looming

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Impenetrable (a.)

Incapable of being penetrated ; impervious ; incomprehensible

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Imperative (a.)

Completely neccessary ; vitally important

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Impetuous (a.)

Rash ; over impulsive ; headlong

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Implication (n.)

Something implied or suggested ; ramification

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Importune (v.)

To urge with annoying persistence ; to trouble

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Impoverish (v.)

To reduce to poverty ; to make destitute

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Impregnable (a.)

Unconquerable ; able to withstand attack

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Impresario (n.)

A person who manges public entertainments

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Impromptu (a.)

Done without preparation, on the spur of the moment

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Improvise (v.)

To perform without preparation ; to make do with whatever materials are available

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Impunity (n.)

Freedom from punishment or harm

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Inadvertent (a.)

Unintentional ; heedless ; not planned

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Inalienable (a.)

Sacred ; incapable of being transferred, lost, or taken away

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Incarnation (n.)

Embodiment

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Incendiary (a.)

Used for settings property on fire ; tending to arouse passion or anger inflammatory

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Inclination (v.)

Tendency ; preference ; liking

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Inculcate (v.)

To instill or implant by repeated suggestions or admonitions

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Incumbent (a.)

Currently holding on office ; obligatory

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Incursion (n.)

A hostile invasion ; a raid

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Indict (v.)

To charge with a crime ; to accuse of wrongdoing

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Induce (v.)

To persuade ; to influence

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Ineluctable (a.)

Inescapable ; incapable of being resisted or avoided

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Ineradicable (a.)

Incapable of being removed or destroyed or eradicated