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Impassive

—adjective

1) without emotion.

—Related forms

im·pas·sive·ly, adverb
im·pas·sive·ness, im·pas·siv·i·ty [im-pa-siv-i-tee] , noun

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Imperious

—adjective

1) domineering and dictatorial: an imperious manner; an imperious person.

—Related forms

im·pe·ri·ous·ly, adverb
im·pe·ri·ous·ness, noun
non·im·pe·ri·ous, adjective
non·im·pe·ri·ous·ly, adverb
non·im·pe·ri·ous·ness, noun
un·im·pe·ri·ous, adjective
un·im·pe·ri·ous·ly, adverb

2

Impudent

—adjective

1) recklessly bold: The student was kept late for impudent behavior.

—Related forms

im·pu·dent·ly, adverb
im·pu·dent·ness, noun
Impudence, noun

3

Incisive

—adjective

1) sharp, severe or intelligent:

—Related forms

in·ci·sive·ly, adverb
in·ci·sive·ness, noun
un·in·ci·sive, adjective
un·in·ci·sive·ly, adverb
un·in·ci·sive·ness, noun

4

Indigent

—adjective

1) impoverished.

—Related forms

in·di·gent·ly, adverb

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Jaundiced

—adjective

1) exhibiting prejudice due to envy or resentment: a jaundiced viewpoint.

6

Labyrinthine

—adjective

1) complicated: the labyrinthine byways of modern literature.

—Related forms

lab·y·rin·thi·cal·ly, adverb

7

Lithe

—adjective

1) limber and flexible: the lithe body of a ballerina.

—Related forms

lithe·ly, adverb
lithe·ness, noun

8

Macabre

—adjective

1) gruesome and horrifying.

9

Malodorous

—adjective

1) smelling bad: a malodorous swamp.

—Related forms

mal·o·dor·ous·ly, adverb
mal·o·dor·ous·ness, noun

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Mantic

—adjective

1) having the power of divination.

—Related forms

man·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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Mordant

—adjective

1) sharply caustic or sarcastic.

—Related forms

mor·dant·ly, adverb
un·mor·dant, adjective
un·mor·dant·ly, adverb

12

Motley

—adjective

1) greatly diverse.

13

Oracular

—adjective

1) seeming divinely inspired: an oracular response.

—Related forms

o·rac·u·lar·ly, adverb
o·rac·u·lar·i·ty, o·rac·u·lar·ness, noun

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Panacea

—noun

1) a cure-all.

—Related forms

pan·a·ce·an, adjective

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Parsimonious

—Adjective

1) extreme frugality or stinginess.

—Related forms

par·si·mo·ny noun
par·si·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb
par·si·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun
un·par·si·mo·ni·ous, adjective
un·par·si·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb

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Penitent

—adjective

1) repentant.

—Related forms

pen·i·tent·ly, adverb
non·pen·i·tent, adjective, noun
un·pen·i·tent, adjective
un·pen·i·tent·ly, adverb

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Pertinacious

—adjective

1) stubborn: a pertinacious salesman from whom I could not escape.

—Related forms

per·ti·na·cious·ly, adverb
per·ti·na·cious·ness, noun

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Contiguous

—adjective

1) touching: contiguous events.

—Related forms

con·tig·u·ous·ly, adverb
con·tig·u·ous·ness, noun
non·con·tig·u·ous, adjective
non·con·tig·u·ous·ly, adverb
non·con·tig·u·ous·ness, noun
un·con·tig·u·ous, adjective
un·con·tig·u·ous·ly, adverb
un·con·tig·u·ous·ness, noun

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Epoch

—noun

1) a period of time: The treaty ushered in an epoch of peace and good will.

—Related forms

sub·ep·och, noun
su·per·ep·och, noun

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