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GRE: I

Terms

undefined, object
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idolatrous (y DAHL uh trus)
given to intense or excessive devotion to something
inveigle (in VAY gul)
to obtain by deception or flattery
insouciant (in SOO see unt)
unconcerned, carefree, nonchalant
imprecation
an invocation of evil; a curse
impecunious
lacking funds; without money
impetuous
hastily or rashly energetic; impulsive and vehement
itinerate
to travel from place to place
iniquity
wickedness, gross injustice
intransigent
refusing to compromise
imperious
commanding, masterful, arrogant, domineering, haughty
impute
to attribute to a cause or source, ascribe, assign as a characteristic
interdict
prohibit, forbid, ban, halt
impugn
attack or assail verbally, censure, execrate, deny
incarnadine
having a pinkish color of flesh OR a blood red color
implacable
not capable of being appeased or significantly changed
insular
parochial, narrow-minded, like an island
imminent
about to happen; impending
iconoclast
one who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions
inimitable
one of a kind, peerless
invective
insulting or abusive language.
inherent
ingrained within one's nature, intrinsic, firmly established, essential
impunity
immunity from punishment, penalty or harm
innocuous
harmless, causing no damage
inundate
to cover or overwhelm, to flood
insensible
unconscious, unresponsive, unaware, unaffected, numb
inert
unmoving, lethargic, sluggish, not reactive chemically
ingenuous
artless, frank and candid, lacking in sophistication
ingrate
a person who shows no gratitude
inimical
damaging, harmful, injurious, hostile, unfriendly
insipid
without taste or flavor, lacking in spirit, dull
inchoate (in KOH ut)
in an initial stage, not fully formed
inveterate
deep rooted, ingrained, habitual
intimate
to imply, suggest or insinuate
immutable
not capable of change
imperturbable
marked by extreme calm, impassivity and steadiness
inscrutable
incapable of being discovered or understood, mysterious
impassive
revealing no emotion or sensibility
indolent
lazy, listless, torpid
indefatigable
not easily exhaustible, tireless, dogged
Investiture
A ceremony in which a person formally receives the authority and symbols of an office
incipient
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
intrepid
steadfast, courageous
ignominious
shameful, dishonorable, ignoble, undignified, disgraceful
innervate
to supply with nerves, energize
impudent
shamelessly bold; insolent
inveigh
to attack verbally, denounce, deprecate
invidious
tending to arouse envy or ill will in others
inhere
to be inherent or innate to something
irascible
easily angered; prone to temperamental outbursts
ineluctable
certain, inevitable
imbroglio (im BROHL yo)
difficult or embarrassing situation
idyll (Y dul)
a carefree, light-hearted pastoral or romantic episode or experience; a literary or musical piece describing such
indifferent
having no interest or concern, apathetic; showing no bias or prejudice
inter
to bury, commit to the earth
inalienable
cannot be transferred
inured
accustomed to accepting something undesirable
intractable
not easily managed or directed, stubborn, obstinate

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