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81 terms

SAT vocab Wk8 Full Set

spring semester
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inevitable
unavoidable; certain to occur
inexorable
unyielding; relentless
infallible
not capable of error or misjudgement
infuse
meddlesome; intrusive; impertinent
infusion
the introduction or conveyance of some quality
ingenious
extremely resourceful; inventivel; brilliant
inherent
part of the essence; intrinsic; native
inhibit
stifle; prevent; forbid; restrain
inimical
in opposition; hostile; adverse
inimitable
incapable of being copied; without peer
iniquity
wrongful behavior; wickedness
injunction
statement that forbids something; prohibition
inkling
a vague notion; a slight bit of knowledge; hint
innuendo
unspoken accusation; hint; gossip
inopportune
at a bad time; inconvenient
inquisitive
tending to ask questions, or examine; curious
insatiable
incapable of being satisfed; unquenchable
insensible
lacking awareness or feeling
insentient
lacking consciousness; unthinking
insidious
to state indirectly; suggest; hint
insinuate
to state indirectly; suggest; hint
insouciant
lacking concern; unbothered
instigate
to provoke; urge; incite
insular
narrowly-focused; insulated
insurgent
person who vocally opposes civil authority
insurrection
active rebellion against authority
integrity
displaying an adherence to some code of behavior
intemperance
lack of moderation or control; excess
interdict
to prohibit or forbid, sometimes with force
interim
the time between; meanwhile
interlocutor
person involved in conversation
interminable
endless, or seemingly so
intransigent
stubborn: uncompromising
intrepid
seemingly without fear; courageous
introspection
self-examination; looking within
inundate
to flood; submerge; overwhelm
inure
become accustomed to; disciplined
invalid
without foundation or legality; unacceptable
invective
harsh words; verbal abuse
inveigh
to protest bitterly
inveterate
stubborn; persistent; chronic
invidious
destructive; hateful
invincible
impossible to defeat, subdue, or overcome
inviolable
incapable of being infringed; incorruptible
irate
extremely angry; wrathful
ire
extreme anger
iridescent
shining with many colors; glittering
irksome
irritating; annoying; tedious
irrevocable
incapable of being reversed or undone
itinerant
frequently going from one place to another
itinerary
a plan or record of a trip; route
jovial
full of good humor; joyful; merry
jubilation
visible expression of extreme joy; celebration
jurisprudence
body of law; history of a judicial system
juvenile
pertaining to children; immature
labrinthine
complex; confusing
labyrinth
a collection of interconnected passageways; maze
laceration
rough and jagged wound or piercing
lachrymose
mournful; teary
lackadaisical
lacking spirit or energy
languid
lacking energy or spirit; exhausted; lethargic
larceny
any act of illegally taking another's property
largess
gift or gratuity, usually given by a person of superior wealth or position
lassitude
idleness caused by either fatigue or lack of desire
laudatory
praising; worshipping
lavish
to bestow in great abundance, sometimes wastefully
lenient
merciful; forgiviing
lethargy
fatigue; chronic lack of energy
levee
an embankment or wall designed to control floodwater
libel
to defame another person, usually in print, without justification
licentious
lack of regard for morals or accepted behavior
lien
a charge placed on personal property in order to satisfy a debt
lieu
stead; substitute
limpid
clear; free of cloudiness; simple; peaceful
lithe
agile; graceful; flexible
longevity
a long time, usually reffering to a life
luminary
a successful person; or, a source or light
luminous
radiating bright light; shining; glowing
lurid
causing horror; hideoud; ghastly
lustrous
shining; brilliant; radiant
maladroit
lacking grace or dexterity; clumsy; awkward