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Incisive

Adj

Cutting to the heart of the matter

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Indeterminate

Adj

Not having a fixed length of tine; vague

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Indigenous

Adj

Native to; originating in a particular area

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Indigent

Adj

In need; poor, impoverished

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Inept

Adj

Clumsy, unskilled

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Infer

Verb

To draw a conclusion from facts or premises

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Injunction

Noun

Obligatory directive, especially from the court

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Inordinate

Adj

Way out of line; excessive, unreasonable

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Insatiable

Adj

Impossible to satisfy

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Insidious

Adj

Seductively harmful; treacherous; having a subtle effect

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Insurgent

Adj

Rebellious

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Inter

Verb

To put into the earth; to bury

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Intercede

Verb

To step into (intervene), usually on someone's behalf; to mediate

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Inundate

Verb

To flood, overwhelm

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Ipso facto

Adverb

By the fact itself; by the nature of the case

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Iridescence

Noun

Brilliant play of color

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Juggernaut

Noun

A massive, inexorable force or object that crushes everything in its path

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Knell

Noun

A slow, solemn ringing; an announcement of death or disaster; an omen of failure

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Laissez faire

Adj

Espousing a doctrine of non-interference or freedom of choice or action

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Languish

Verb

To become weak, depressed, listless