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Flashcards in Week 12 Deck (30):
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International, adj.

Of, relating to, or affecting two or more nations.

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Interrupt, v.

To prevent (one) from proceeding by intrusive comment or action.

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Intricate, adj.

Having many complexly interrelating parts or elements; complicated.

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Invincible, adj.

Incapable of being conquered, defeated, or subdued.

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Inviolable, adj.

Secure from violation, assault or trespass.

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Irritate, v.

To rouse to impatience or anger.

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Ivory, adj.

Of a creamy white color.

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Jackknife, n.

A large clasp knife.

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Jaguar, n.

A large cat chiefly of central and South America that is larger and stockier that the leopard and is brownish yellow or buff with black spots.

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Jambalaya, n.

Rice cooked with ham, sausage, chicken, shrimp or oysters and usually tomato and seasoned with herbs.

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Janitor, n.

One who keeps the premises of an apartment, office, or other building clean and free of refuse, tends the heating system, and makes minor repairs.

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Jargon, n.

The technical terminology or characteristic idiom of specialists or workers in a particular activity or area of knowledge.

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Jealousy, n.

Fear or wariness of being replaced, especially in regards to another’s affections.

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Jellyfish, n.

Any of numerous usually free-swimming marine coelenterates of the class Scyphozoa, having a gelatinous, tentacled, often bell-shaped medusoid stage as the dominant phase of its life cycle.

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Jeopardize, v.

To expose to loss or injury; imperil.

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Journal, n.

A personal record of occurrences, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary.

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Journalism, n.

An academic study concerned with the collection and editing of news or the editorial or business management of a news medium.

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Journey, n.

The act of traveling from one place to another; a trip.

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Judicial, adj.

Of, relating to, or proper to courts of law or to the administration of justice.

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Judiciary, n.

A system of courts of law for the administration of justice.

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Juggler, n.

One skilled in keeping several objects in motion in the air at the same time by alternately tossing and catching them.

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Jungle, n.

Land densely overgrown with tropical vegetation.

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Junket, n.

A trip or tour.

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Jurisdiction, n.

The limits or territory within which any particular power may be exercised.

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Jurisprudence, n.

The philosophy or science of law.

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Justice, n.

The quality of being just; fairness.

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Justifiable, adj.

Having sufficient grounds for justification; possible to justify.

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Juvenile, adj.

Or of relating to childhood.

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Kaleidoscope, n.

An instrument that contains loose fragments of colored glass confined between two flat plates and two plane mirrors placed so that changes of position exhibit its contents in an endless variety of forms.

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Kangaroo, n.

Any of various herbivorous marsupials of the family macropodidae of Australia and adjacent islands, having short forelimbs, large hind limbs adapted for leaping, and a long tapered tail.