to learn from Barron's essential words for the GRE (set 5 of 8)

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indigence

poverty

ingenous

naive and trusting; lacking sophistication

insensible

unconscious; unresponsive

insouciant

indifferent; lacking concern or care

insuperable

insurmountable; unconquerable

interdict

to forbid; prohibit

internecine

deadly to both sides

interpolate

to insert; change by adding new words or material

interregnum

interval between reigns; gap in continuity

intransigence

stubbornness; refusal to compromise

invective

verbal abuse

inveigh

to disapprove; protest vehemently

inveigle

to win over by flattering or coaxing

invidious

likely to provoke ill will

itinerant

wandering from place to place; unsettled

jibe

to be in agreement

jocose

fond of joking; jocular

juggernaut

huge froce destrying everything in its path

junta

group of people united in political intrigue

labile

likely to change

laconic

using few words

lambaste

to trash verbally or physically

lassitude

lethargy; sluggishness

libertine

one without moral restraint

limn

to draw, describe

limpid

clear; transparent

lucre

money or profits

magnaminity

generosity; nobility

malign

to speak evil of

malinger

to feign illness to escape duty

megalomania

delusions of power or importance

menagerie

a variety of animals kept together

meretricious

gaudy; specious; falsely attractive

mettle

courage; endurance

mettlesome

full of courage and fortitude

militate

to work against

minatory

threatening; menacing

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