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  1. insolvent
    unable to pay bills; bankrupt
  2. intermittent
    occuring at intervals; periodic
  3. intractable
    stubborn, immovable
  4. intrinsic
    inherent
  5. invert
    to turn upside down or inside out
  6. irascible
    easily angered
  7. irony
    an unexpected outcome
  8. irresolute
    indecisive
  9. irreverent
    disrespectful
  10. jargon
    specialized language used by a particular group
  11. jaundice
    yellow color; envy or resentment
  12. jaunty
    lively
  13. jeopardy
    the threat of danger
  14. jettison
    to throw overboard
  15. jocular
    joking
  16. jubilant
    filled with joy
  17. judicious
    wise; making good decision
  18. juncture
    point in time
  19. juxtapose
    to place side by side
  20. kindle
    to ignite
  21. kinetic
    in motion; active
  22. laconic
    quiet, of few words
  23. lament
    to express sorrow; to complain
  24. languish
    to lose energy or motivation
  25. latent
    existing but inactive
  26. legacy
    something inherited
  27. laud
    to praise
  28. lethargic
    tired, drowsy
  29. levity
    lightness
  30. lionize
    to put someone onto a pedestal
  31. listless
    tired; sluggish
  32. loath
    reluctant; unwilling
  33. loathe
    to hate
  34. lofty
    at a great height; elevated
  35. loquacious
    talkative
  36. lucid
    easy to understand, clear
  37. ludicrous
    absurd, ridiculous
  38. lugubrious
    mournful
  39. magnanimous
    generous
  40. magnate
    a person of great power
  41. malediction
    evil speech, curse
  42. malefactor
    person who tries to hurt others
  43. malice
    a desire to cause harm or suffering
  44. malign
    to say evil or harmful things about someone
  45. malleable
    able to be reshaped by force
  46. marred
    spoiled, blemished
  47. meager
    small in size or amount
  48. meander
    wander in a carefree manner
  49. mellifluous
    smooth, sweetly flowing
  50. mendacity
    a lie; false statement
  51. meticulous
    very careful about details
  52. minute
    very small
  53. misconstrue
    misunderstand
  54. mitigate
    to make less severe
  55. mollify
    to soothe
  56. monologue
    a long, uninterrupted speech
  57. morose
    depressed
  58. mundane
    ordinary
  59. myriad
    a large number
  60. negligent
    neglectful
  61. nefarious
    extremely evil
  62. neophyte
    beginner
  63. nocturnal
    active at night
  64. nostalgic
    wishing for a return to the way things used to be
  65. novelty
    something new or unusual
  66. nuance
    slight degree, shade of difference
  67. nullify
    to negate
  68. nurture
    to provide care for and to support
  69. obdurate
    stubborn, unyielding
  70. objurgate
    scold, castigate

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