Bowyer Vocab 17

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intemperate

not moderate

interdict

to forbid, prohibit

interlocutor

someone taking part in a dialog

interloper

trespasser; meddler in others affairs

internecine

deadly to both sides

interpolate

to insert; to change by adding new words or material

interpose

to insert; to intervene

interregnum

interval between reigns

intractable

not easily managed

intransigent

uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled

intrepid

fearless

intrinsic

inherent; internal

inure

to harden; accustom; become used to

invective

verbal abuse

investiture

ceremony confirming authority

inveterate

confirmed, longstanding, deeply rooted

invidious

likely to provoke ill-will, offensive

inviolable

safe from violation or assault

iota

very tiny amount

irascible

easily angered

itinerant

wandering from place to place, unsettled

jaded

tired by excess or overuse; slightly synical

jaundiced

yellowish discoloration of the skin;prejudiced or inbittered

jingoism

beligerant support of one's country

jocular

jovial, playful, humorous

juggernaut

huge force destroying everything in its path

juncture

point where two things are joined

juxtaposition

set together side by side

knell

sound of a funeral bell, omen of death or failure

kudos

fame, glory, honor

lachrymose

tearful

laconic

using few words

lapidary

relating to precious stones

lassitude

lethargy, sluggishness

legerdemain

trickery

libertine

one without moral restraint

licentious

immoral, unrestrained by society

linguistics

the study of language

lissome

easily fixed, limber agile

lithe

moving and bending with ease; graceful

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