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DeeDee's GRE I (Practice: 101-150)

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Influx
n. An arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things
Infringe
v. violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
Infuse
v. 1.fill; pervade 2. Instill (a quality) in someone or something 3.Allow (a liquid) to flow into a patient, vein, etc 4. Soak (tea, herbs, etc.) in liquid to extract the flavor or healing properties
Ingenious
adj. Clever, original, and inventive
Ingenuous
adj. innocent, candid; frank
Inglorious
adj. Ignominious; disgraceful, shameful
Ingrate
n. person who is ungrateful
Ingratiate
v. to gain another's favor by flattery or false friendliness
Inherent
adj. existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
Inimical
adj. harmful or limiting
Iniquitous
adj. very wrong and unfair
Injunction
n. an order that will stop a particular action or enforce a rule or regulation
innermost
adj. 1. situated or occurring farthest within 2. being deepest within the self
Innocuous
adj. Not harmful or offensive
Innuendo
n. a remark that suggests something sexual or unpleasant without saying it directly, or these remarks in general
Inroad
n. 1. an encroachment or intrusion 2. Progress; an advance
Insatiable
adj. impossible to satisfy
Inscribe
v. to write or engrave; to enter a name on a list
Inscrutable
adj. (especially of a person or their expression) not showing emotions or thoughts and therefore very difficult to understand or get to know
Insensible
adj. not able to feel or perceive; unresponsive
Insidious
adj. 1. proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects 2. Treacherous; crafty
Insinuate
v. 1. imply smth bad in an indirect and unpleasant way 2.to gradually gain someone's love, trust etc by pretending to be friendly and sincere 3. Slide (oneself or a thing) slowly and smoothly into a position
Insipid
adj. lacking interest and taste
Insolent
adj. showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect
Instigate
v. to urge on; to stir up, provoke,initiate , incite
Instill
v 1. Gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude, esp. a desirable one) in a person's mind 2. Put (a substance) into something in the form of liquid drops
Instructive
adj. Useful and informative
Insular
adj. pertaining to an island; detached; isolated; Ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience
Insulate
v. Protect from the unpleasant effects or elements of something
Insuperable
adj. Impossible to overcome a difficulty or obstacle or avoid a defeat
Insurgent
n. one who rebels or rises against authority; adj. rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority surging or rushing in or on
Insurrection
n. A violent uprising against an authority or government
Intelligble
adj. able to be understood; comprehensible
Intemperance
n. 1. Lack of moderation or restraint 2. Excessive indulgence, esp. in alcohol
Intension
n. An expression's inherent sense, the concepts that it evokes, To intensify your study.
Intercede
v. to speak in support of someone, especially in order to try to prevent them from being punished
Intercept
v. seize on its way
Intercession
n. prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of another
interdict
n. An authoritative prohibition
Interim
n. the time between; adj. temporary, coming between two points in time
Interlocutor
n. A person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation
Interlude
adj. any intermediate performance or entertainment, such as between the acts of a play
Interpolate
v. 1. to add words to a text 2. to interrupt someone by saying something
Interpose
v. 1.place or insert between one thing and another
2. Intervene between parties 3. Say (words) as an interruption
4. Exercise or advance (a veto or objection) so as to interfere
Intestate
adj. not having made a will before one dies
Intoxicant
n. Anything that unduly exhilarates or excites.
Intramural
adj. happening within or involving the members of one school, college or university
Intrepid
adj. fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect)
Intricate
adj. very complicated or detailed
Intrigue
v. 1. Arouse the curiosity or interest of; fascinate 2. Make secret plans to do something illicit or detrimental to someone