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Flashcards in Units 41-45 Deck (50):
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inadvertently

adv, carelessly; unintentionally

2

incarnate

adj, having bodily form

3

inchoate

adj, imperfectly formed or formulated

4

incongruity, incongruous

n, state of not fitting
adj

5

inconsequential

adj, insignificant; unimportant

6

incorporate

v, introduce something into another thing already in existence; combine

7

incursion

n, sudden invasion

8

indeterminate

adj, uncertain; indefinite

9

indigence, indigent

n, poverty
adj

10

indolent

adj, habitually lazy; idle

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ineluctable

adj, not to be avoided or escaped; inevitable

12

inert, inertia

adj, unable to move; sluggish
n, disinclination to action or change

13

ingenuous

adj, naive and trusting; lacking sophistication

14

inherent

adj, firmly established by nature or habit

15

innocuous

adj, harmless

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insensible

adj, unconscious; unresponsive

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insinuate

v, to suggest; say indirectly; imply

18

insipid

adj, lacking in flavor; dull

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insouciant

adj, indifferent; lacking concern or care

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insularity

n, narrow-mindedness; isolation

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insuperable

adj, insurmountable; unconquerable

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intangible

adj, not material

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interdict

v, to forbid; prohibit; to confront and halt the activities, advance, or entry or

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internecine

adj, deadly to both sides

25

interpolate

v, to insert; change by adding new words or material

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interregnum

n, interval between reigns; gap in continuity

27

intimate (intuhmit), intimacy, intimate (intuhmayt)

adj, marked by close acquaintance
n
v, to make known subtly and indirectly

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intractable

adj, not easily managed

29

intransigence

n, stubbornness; refusal to compromise

30

introspective

adj, contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings

31

inundate

v, to cover with water; overwhelm

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inured

v, hardened; accustomed; used to

33

invective

n, verbal abuse

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inveigh

v, to disapprove; protest vehemently

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inveigle

v, to win over by flattery or coaxing

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inveterate

adj, likely to provoke ill will; offensive

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irascible

adj, easily angered

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irresolute

adj, unsure of how to act; weak

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itinerant

adj, wandering from place to place; unsettled

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itinerary

n, route of a traveler's journey

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jaundiced

adj, having a yellowish discoloration of the skin; affected by envy, resentment, or hostility
n, a medical condition often due to liver disease and characterized by yellowness of the skin

42

jibe

v, to be in agreement

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jocose

adj, fond of joking; jocular; playful

44

juggernaut

n, huge force destroying everything in its path

45

junta

n, group of people united in political intrigue

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juxtapose

v, place side by side

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kudos

n, fame; glory; honor

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labile

adj, likely to change

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laconic

adj, using few words

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invidious

adj, likely to provoke ill will; offensive