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Flashcards in Vocab 19-20 Deck (30):
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haughty

adj: scornfully superior/aloof
n: haughtiness

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heinous

adj: grossly wicked/vile
n: heinousness

3

ignominy

n: dishonor/disgrace resulting from shameful conduct
adj: ignominious

4

illicit

adj: unlawful/illegal
n: illicitness

5

immaculate

adj: spotless
n: immaculateness

6

immunity

n: exemption from something
n: immunization

7

immutable

adj: not subject to change/modification
n: immutableness

8

impasse

n: deadlock/dead end
n: impassableness

9

impediment

n: hindrance/obstruction
n: impedimenta

10

impervious

adj: incapable of being penetrated/affected
n: imperviousness

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implacable

adj: incapable of being pacified/appeased; inflexible
n: implacableness

12

implicit

adj: understood/implied; absolute/unquestioning
n: implicitness

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impugn

v: to call into question/to cast doubt on
n: impugnment

14

incarcerate

v: to put in jail/confine
n: incarceration

15

incense

v: to make violently angry
adj: incendiary

16

inception

n: the beginning of something
adj: incipient

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indigent

adj: impoverished/needy
n: indigence

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ingenious

adj: showing remarkable originality/skill; clever
n: ingeniousness

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inherent

adj: existing as a natural/essential part of
n: inherence

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innovation

n: something new/ a change
n: innovator

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instigate

v: to stir up/urge on
n: instigator

22

insuperable

adj: incapable of being overcome
n: insuperableness

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intervene

v: to come btwn; to involve oneself in
n: intervention

24

intrepid

adj: fearless/bold
n: intrepidness

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inveigh

v: to protest bitterly/vehemently
n: invective

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irony

n: incongruity btwn what is expected and what happens
adj: ironic

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jeopardize

v: to endanger
n: jeopardy

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jettison

v: to throw overboard/discard

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judicious

adj: having/exhibiting sound judgement
n: judiciousness

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justify

v: to show to be just/valid/right
adj: justifiable