|1||ineluctable||(adjective satellite) impossible to avoid or evade:"inescapable conclusion"; "an ineluctable destiny"; "an unavoidable accident"|
|2||inept||(adjective satellite) revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"|
(adjective satellite) generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
(adjective satellite) not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
|3||inert||(adjective satellite) slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"|
(adjective satellite) unable to move or resist motion
(adjective satellite) having only a limited ability to react chemically; not active; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"
|4||inevitable||(noun) an unavoidable event; "don't argue with the inevitable"|
(adjective) incapable of being avoided or prevented; "the inevitable result"
(adjective satellite) invariably occurring or appearing; "the inevitable changes of the seasons"
|5||infamous||(adjective satellite) having an exceedingly bad reputation; "a notorious gangster"; "the tenderloin district was notorious for vice"|
|6||infamy||(noun) evil fame or public reputation|
(noun) a state of extreme dishonor; "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city"
|7||infer||(verb) believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?"|
(verb) guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
(verb) reason by deduction; establish by deduction
(verb) conclude by reasoning; in logic
(verb) draw from specific cases for more general cases
|8||ingenious||(adjective satellite) showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem"|
(adjective satellite) skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends; "cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician"; "came up with a clever story"; "an ingenious press agent"; "an ingeni
(adjective satellite) (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an invent
|9||ingenue||(noun) the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play|
(noun) an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)
(noun) an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
|10||ingenuous||(adjective) characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"|
(adjective satellite) lacking in sophistication or worldliness; "a child's innocent stare"; "his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it"
|11||ingratiate||(verb) gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts|
|12||ingratitude||(noun) a lack of gratitude|
|13||inherent||(adjective satellite) in the nature of something though not readily apparent; "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning"|
(adjective satellite) present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
(adjective satellite) existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"
|14||inimical||(adjective satellite) not friendly; "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic"|
|15||iniquitous||(adjective satellite) characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin; "iniquitous deeds"; "he said it was sinful to wear lipstick"; "ungodly acts"|
|16||initiate||(noun) people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"|
(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
(noun) someone new to a field or activity
(verb) prepare the way for; "Hitler's attack on Poland led up to World War Two"
(verb) bring up a topic for discussion
(verb) bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
(verb) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
(verb) accept young people into society, usually with some rite; "African men are initiated when they reach puberty"
|17||innate||(adjective satellite) present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development|
(adjective) not established by conditioning or learning; "an unconditioned reflex"
|18||innocuous||(adjective satellite) lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank"|
(adjective) not injurious to physical or mental health
(adjective satellite) not causing disapproval; "it was an innocuous remark"; "confined himself to innocuous generalities"; "unobjectionable behavior"
(adjective satellite) unlikely to harm or disturb anyone; "harmless old man"
|19||innovate||(verb) bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor was introduced"|
|20||innuendo||(noun) an indirect (and usually malicious) implication|
|21||inquisitive||(adjective satellite) showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"|
(adjective satellite) inquiring or appearing to inquire; "an inquiring look"; "the police are proverbially inquisitive"
|22||insinuate||(verb) give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"|
(verb) introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"
|23||insipid||(adjective satellite) not pleasing to the sense of taste|
(adjective satellite) lacking interest or significance; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
(adjective satellite) lacking significance or impact; "an insipid novel"
(adjective satellite) lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
|24||insolvent||(noun) someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts|
(adjective) unable to meet or discharge financial obligations; "an insolvent person"; "an insolvent estate"
|25||instigate||(verb) serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"|
(verb) provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
|26||insubordinate||(adjective satellite) disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority|
(adjective) not submissive to authority; "a history of insubordinate behavior"; "insubordinate boys"
|27||insular||(adjective satellite) narrowly restricted in outlook or scope; "little sympathy with parocial mentality"; "insular attitudes toward foreigners"|
(adjective satellite) suggestive of the isolated life of an island; "an exceedingly insular man; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist"- Leonard Michaels
(adjective) relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island; "insular territories"; "Hawaii's insular culture"
|28||insularity||(noun) the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"|
|29||intangible||(noun) assets that are saleable though not material or physical|
(adjective satellite) lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen; "that intangible thing--the soul"
(adjective satellite) hard to pin down or identify; "an intangible feeling of impending disaster"
(adjective) incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch; "the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans
(adjective) (of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value; "intangible assets such as good will"
|30||intercede||(verb) act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"|
|31||intermittent||(adjective satellite) stopping and starting at irregular intervals; "intermittent rain showers"|
(adjective satellite) stopping and starting at regular intervals
|32||intractable||(adjective) not tractable; difficult to manage or mold; "an intractable disposition"; "intractable pain"; "the most intractable issue of our era"; "intractable metal"|
|33||intransigent||(adjective satellite) not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion; "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every libera|
|34||intrepid||(adjective satellite) invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"|
|35||inundate||(verb) fill or cover completely, usually with water|
(verb) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
|36||inured||(adjective satellite) made tough by habitual exposure; "hardened fishermen"; "a peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured"- Robert Lynd; "our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men"- V.S.Pritchett|
|37||invoke||(verb) request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"|
(verb) cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"
(verb) evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
|38||iota||(noun) the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet|
(noun) a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
|39||irascible||(adjective satellite) characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"|
(adjective satellite) quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
|40||ironic||(adjective satellite) characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is; "madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker"; "it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely"|
(adjective satellite) humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"
|41||irrational||(adjective) not consistent with or using reason; "irrational fears"; "irrational animals"|
(adjective) real but not expressible as the quotient of two integers; "irrational numbers"
|42||irreparable||(adjective) impossible to repair, rectify, or amend; "irreparable harm"; "an irreparable mistake"; "irreparable damages"|
|43||irreproachable||(adjective satellite) free of guilt; not subject to blame; "has lived a blameless life"; "of irreproachable character"; "an unimpeachable reputation"|
|44||itinerary||(noun) a proposed route of travel|
(noun) a guidebook for travelers
(noun) an established line of travel or access
|45||jaded||(adjective satellite) dulled by surfeit; "the amoral, jaded, bored upper classes"|
(adjective satellite) exhausted; "my father's words had left me jaded and depressed"- William Styron
|46||jargon||(noun) specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject|
(noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
(noun) a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
|47||jeopardy||(noun) a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"|
|48||jester||(noun) a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages|