adj. essential; inherent; built-in
v. to introduce; to admit; to insert
v. examine one's own thoughts or feelings "what they don't do is introspect much about the reasons for their plight"
adj. tending to think deeply about your own thoughts, feelings, or behavior "he grew withdrawn and introspective"
n. (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts
v. turn inward "He introverted his feelings"
v. 1. accustom (smn) to smth, esp. smth unpleasant "these children have been inured to violence" 2. Come into operation; take effect "a release given to one of two joint contractors inures to the benefit of both"
adj. criticism that is very forceful, unkind and often rude "A stream of invective from some sectors of the press continues to assail the government"
v. to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval " nationalists inveighed against those who worked with the British"
adj. habituated, hard to change "he was an inveterate gambler"
adj. 1. (of an action or situation) Likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others "she'd put herself in an invidious position" 2. (of a comparison or distinction) Unfairly discriminating; unjust "it seems invidious to make special mention of one aspect of his work"
v. Give strength or energy to "the shower had invigorated her"
v. to call on for assistance or protection or evoke a particular image "During his speech, he invoked the memory of Harry Truman."
adv. Registered or existing in the mind but not expressed to others " inwardly seething, he did as he was told"
n. An extremely small amount "nothing she said seemed to make an iota of difference"
adj. irritable, easily angered, cranky or arising from anger "their rebukes got progressively more irascible"
adj. feeling or characterized by great anger "a barrage of irate letters"
n. anger 'the plans provoked the ire of conservationists"
adj. exhibiting changing rainbow-colors due to the interference of the light"
v. Irritate; annoy "it irks her to think of the runaround she received" n.irksome
n. 1. sarcasm , 2. the opposite of what is expected "the irony is that I thought he could help me"
adj. impossible to refute.
adj. that can not be broken or violated
adj. impossible to repress or control ""an irrepressible chatterbox""
n. a sudden violent entrance " a sudden irruption of bad manners"
n. An island or peninsula, esp. a small one "the British Isles"
n. relating to or denoting equal intervals of time
n. Traveling from place to place "itinerant traders"