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  1. egregious
    notably bad, outstandingly bad/
  2. egress
    a way out, exit
  3. elusive
    evasive
  4. eminent
    High in rank or office. prominent person
  5. enervated
    to deprive of strength and vitality, make weaker
  6. exacerbation
    increase in symptoms
  7. execrable
    detestable
  8. facile
    easy, fluent
  9. feasible
    practicable
  10. felicitious
    aptly expressed, pleasant, delightful
  11. fiscal
    financing, relating to money
  12. flexible
    pliable
  13. furtive
    slyly or secretly done; underhanded
  14. genre
    sort, type
  15. geriatrics
    branch of medicine that deals with old age
  16. germane
    relevant, pertinent
  17. glib
    smooth
  18. gourmet
    connoisseur of good food
  19. gregarious
    very sociable
  20. hema
    blood
  21. Ibid
    Latin abbreviation meaning in the same place, in the same word
  22. iconoclastic
    Sneering at tradition; attacker of cherished beliefs or institutions
  23. i.e.
    abbreviation, meaning that is.
  24. illuminate
    to brighten
  25. imminent
    approaching, likely to occur soon
  26. impervious
    impenetrable (possible to pass through or enter)
  27. impetuous
    impulsive
  28. implicate
    incriminate
  29. iconclastic
    sneering at tradition, attacher of cherished beliefs and institutions
  30. impunity
    freedom from punishment
  31. incessant
    continuing, without interruption, uninterrupted
  32. incidental
    infrequent
  33. incorrigible
    incapable of being corrected, beyond correction or reform
  34. inculcate
    instill by repeated teaching, educate
  35. indefatigable
    tireless
  36. indigent
    needy penurious
  37. indolent
    lazy
  38. indubitable
    unquestionable
  39. inflammable
    combustible
  40. ingratiate
    to gain favor for
  41. innate
    native
  42. intrepid
    fearless
  43. intrinsic
    essential
  44. inuitive
    instinctive
  45. inveterate
    habitual
  46. irascible
    marked by hot temper
  47. keloid
    scar formation
  48. kleptomaniac
    neurotic pulse to steal
  49. laconic
    concise, tearse and meaningful
  50. legatee
    bequeath (leaving somebody something)
  51. lenient
    not strict
  52. locquacity
    talkativeness
  53. magnanimous
    noble or generous
  54. malfeasance
    misconduct
  55. malign
    slander
  56. malleable
    can be shaped; adaptable
  57. martinet
    strict disciplinarian
  58. mitigate
    to deny, lessen
  59. moot
    open to question; bring up to discuss; controversal
  60. mulct
    to inflict a penalty, fine; to swindle
  61. naive
    unsophisticated
  62. nepotism
    favoratism
  63. neurosis
    emotional disturbance
  64. Nonchalant
    unconcerned
  65. nostalgic
    wistful, yearning for the pst, homesick
  66. occipital
    boack of the skull
  67. ocular
    visual
  68. ombudsman
    a complaint investigator
  69. ominous
    threatening
  70. oncology
    study of tumors
  71. opthalmologist
    eye doctor
  72. option
    choice
  73. paraphrase
    restatement of a text giving meaning in different words; rewording

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