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37 terms

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