Word List 27

  1. inveterate
    deep-rooted; habitual
  2. invidious
    designed to create ill will or envy
  3. invocation
    prayer for help
  4. invoke
    to call upon; ask for
  5. iota
    very small quantity
  6. irate
  7. iridescent
    exhibiting rainbowlike colors
  8. irksome
    annoying; tedious
  9. irremediable
    incurable; uncorrectable
  10. irreproachable
    blameless; impeccable
  11. isthmus
    narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
  12. jabber
    to chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
  13. jaded
    dulled or satiated by overindulgence; fatigued
  14. jaundiced
    affected with or exhibiting prejudice, as from envy or resentment; yellowed
  15. jaunt
    trip; short journey
  16. jaunty
    lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree
  17. jettison
    to throw overboard
  18. jibe
    to agree; be in harmony with
  19. jingoist
    war-like chauvinist
  20. jocose
    given to joking
  21. jocular
    characterized by jesting or joking; facetious
  22. jocund
  23. jollity
    gaiety; cheerfulness
  24. jostle
    to shove; bump
  25. jovial
    good-natured; merry
  26. armistice
    a truce
  27. jubilation
  28. judicious
    sound in judgment; wise
  29. junket
    trip, especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense
  30. jurisprudence
    science of law
  31. kaleidoscope
    tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass produce interesting symmetrical effects
  32. ken
    range of knowledge
  33. kernel
    central or vital part
  34. grouch
    killjoy; spoilsport
  35. kindred
    related; similar in nature or character
  36. kismet
  37. kleptomaniac
    person who has a compulsive desire to steal
  38. vagabond
    wandering from place to place without any settled home; nomadic; tramp
  39. knave
    untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel
  40. knead
    to work and press (a soft substance, such as bread dough) into a uniform mixture with the hands
  41. knell
    tolling of a bell, especially to indicate a funeral
  42. knoll
    a small, rounded hill or eminence (elevation); hillock
  43. labile
    likely to change; unstable
  44. laconic
    using few words; concise; pithy
  45. lackadaisical
    lethargic; listless
  46. laggard
    a person or thing that lags; lingerer; loiterer
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