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Gifted Honors English Vocabulary 13 & 14

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inert
having no power to act or move; inactive
inexorable
cannot be moved or influenced by persuasion or entreaty; unrelenting
inscrutable
cannot be easily understood; mysterious
insipid
without flavor; tasteless; dull; lifeless
intrepid
without fear; brave
irascible
easily angered
jaundiced
prejudiced, cynical
jaunty
fashionable, stylish; carefree
jettison
to throw goods overboard
jingoism
extreme patriotism; favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy
jocose
joking, humorous
juggernaut
a terrible destructive or irresistible force
latent
present, but not active; hidden
laudable
worthy of praise; commendable
lethargy
lack of energy; drowsiness, disinterest
levity
lightness or gaiety of disposition; lack of seriousness
lexicon
a dictionary; a special vocabulary
libation
an alcoholic drink
liege
a lord, master, or sovereign
magnanimous
noble; generous in forgiving; free from petty feeling or acts
marital
having to do with marriage
mercenary
one who works only for monkey, especially a hired soldier
meticulous
extremely careful about small details
motley
made up of different, dissimilar parts; being of many colors
mundane
of this world and not of heaven; common, worldly; not spiritual
murky
gloomy, dark, clouds
myriad
a large number; of a highly varied nature
naive
simple in nature; not affected; innocent simplicity; childlike
nocturnal
having to do with the night; occurring at night
novice
a beginner; one who is new or inexperienced