n. an accepted member of a group; one who has special knowledge or access to confidential information
E.g. The Securities and Exchange Commission has also detected this trend and is now investigating academic researchers suspected of engaging in insider trading.
a. spreading harmfully in a subtle manner; designed or adapted to entrap
E.g. More insidious is the whole issue of the second amendment.
v. hint; suggest; introduce by subtle and artful means
E.g. All that you have dared to insinuate is utterly false.
a. strange; unusual; haughty or brutal in behavior or language; grossly rude or disrespectful
E.g. Georgiana, who had a spoiled temper, a very acrid spite, a captious and insolent carriage, was universally indulged.
n. act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual ceremonies; the whole of a system of machines or apparatus
E.g. The price of these products will just compensate the cost of equipment and installation of the line.
n. monthly payment; a part of a published serial
E.g. If a sale qualifies as an installment sale, never refuse it.
a. serving or acting as a means or aid; helpful; relating to musical instruments
E.g. Scientists may have identified a region of the brain instrumental in the creation of dreams.
n. rebellion; uprising; rising against civil or political authority
E.g. In the beginning, the insurrection is a riot, just as a river is a torrent.
a. formed into a whole; introduced into another entity
E.g. A more closely integrated economic and political system will let us stronger than before.
v. place in grave or tomb; bury; place in earth and cover
E.g. They are going to inter the body tomorrow at Broadlawn Cemetery.
n. communication; a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
E.g. Spatial interaction is a dynamic flow process from one location to another.
n. time between one event, process; interval of time
E.g. For banks on the edge, their ability to maintain capital levels in the interim is the important factor.
n. a short entertainment on the stage between the acts of a play, or between the play and the afterpiece; intervening episode, feature, or period of time
E.g. Kerensky has a place in history, of a brief interlude between despotisms.
n. act of suspending activity temporarily; interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
E.g. They really want to get you out of there by dark, too, so the intermission is short and the pacing moves along at a really good clip.
n. point where lines intersect; act of intersecting
E.g. The street will be widened as part of the construction of the new Golden Ears Route and 176 Street intersection.
v. get involved; come, appear, or lie between two things
E.g. The place to intervene is to slow down the number of children who begin smoking.
a. inward; internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign
E.g. These struggles all are intestine affairs of the nation.
n. act of making timid or fearful , of deterring by threats; state of being intimidated
E.g. The voters were kept from the polls by intimidation.
a. not enduring; not able to endure; unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
E.g. The act of censoring is an attempt against freedom of thought and expression, commonly seen in intolerant and totalitarian regimes.
a. complex; elaborate; having many complexly arranged elements
E.g. By contrast Peirce's logic is reasonably clear, and he takes great pains to work it out in intricate detail; basically it is the whole logical apparatus of the physical and social sciences.
n. inappropriate or unwelcome addition; infringement; violation; forcible inclusion or entry
E.g. This newspaper article is a disgraceful intrusion into my private life.
a. seeing clearly; relating to, or arising from intuition; automatic, without requiring conscious thought
E.g. You love your BlackBerry smart phone for its reliable push email, intuitive interface and long-lasting battery.
n. bill; commercial document issued by seller to buyer indicating the products, quantities and prices
E.g. The first section of the sample invoice is the information block.
v. call upon; ask for; request earnestly
E.g. I again invoke the cooperation of the executive and legislative authorities of the States in this great purpose.
a. incapable of injury; impossible to damage, injure, or wound
E.g. In a country where a quarter of students say guns are easily accessible at home, expecting any measure to make a school invulnerable is unrealistic.
n. nonmetallic element, of the halogen group, occurring always in combination
E.g. But now I guess I'd better buy iodized salt, as it sounds like I would not get enough iodine from the disinfectant even if I used it all the time.
n. very small amount; a bit; ninth letter of the Greek alphabet
E.g. All this does not take away one iota from the terrible acts committed yesterday.
a. feeling or showing extreme anger; enraged
E.g. One idea that has left many parents and other residents irate is a plan to cut at least 22 teachers by changing class schedules.
a. protected or covered with iron, as a vessel for naval warfare; rigid; solid or certain
E.g. Now to be fair, a BBB rating is not an ironclad guaranty that the company is either good or bad.
a. easily annoyed; abnormally sensitive to a stimulus
E.g. In other controversial news, it seems that the Germans are getting irritable, which is most unlike them.
v. rouse to impatience or anger; annoy; provoke
E.g. Now you had better go; for if you stay longer, you will perhaps irritate me.
a. fatigued dulled by surfeit; exhausted; worn out; wearied
E.g. She looked jaded from the present conversation and her thoughts ran together bewilderingly.
a. large and powerful feline animal, ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia; American tiger
E.g. In Mexico, the jaguar has been a popular mythological creature dating to pre-Hispanic times.
n. deed; action; act performed for amusement; joke
E.g. I can easily see him making that comment in jest and then some site running it as gospel.
n. usually power-driven saw with a narrow vertical blade, used to cut sharp curves
E.g. I view creative writing as a kind of jigsaw puzzle.
n. sudden jerking, as from a heavy blow; sudden, strong feeling of surprise or disappointment
E.g. The jolt from the direct hit sent him flying out of his seat and across the cockpit.
a. pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; sanctioned or ordered by court
E.g. The rules are too deeply embedded in judicial and private practice, and judges and firms need law students to know them.
a. capable of being justified, or shown to be just
E.g. I was engaging in justifiable self-defense or resisting an actual unlawful arrest.
n. outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
E.g. She assumed her dogs in kennel in snow day.
v. bend the knee; fall or rest on the knees
E.g. She had to kneel down on the floor: in another minute there was not even room for this.