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Pre-departure Meetup for Winter 2019 students, Bangalore

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ignominious

(especially of events or behaviour) embarrassing because of being a complete failure

illustrious

Famous, well respected, and admired

She comes from an illustrious political family that includes two former Cabinet ministers.

imbibe

To drink, especially alcohol

Have you been imbibing again?

imbroglio

An unwanted, difficult, and confusing situation, full of trouble and problems

impart

To communicate information to someone

to impart the bad news

impecunious

Having very little money

I first knew him as an impecunious student living in a tiny apartment

imperturbable

Always staying calm and controlled, even in difficult situations that would cause other people to worry

impetuous

Likely to do something suddenly, without considering the results of your actions

impetus

Something that encourages a particular activity or makes that activity more energetic or effective:

implacable

Used to describe (someone who has) strong opinions or feelings that are impossible to change

implement

To start using a plan or system

The changes to the national health system will be implemented next year.

impudent

Rude and not showing respect, especially towards someone who is older or in a more important position

inaugurate

To put someone into an official position with a ceremony

American presidents are always inaugurated on 20 January .

incantation

(the performance of) words that are believed to have a magical effect when spoken or sung:

inception

The beginning of an organisation or official activity

Since its inception in 1968, the company has been at the forefront of computer development.

incipient

Just beginning

signs of incipient public frustration

inclement

(of weather) unpleasant, esp. cold or stormy

The concert in the park was postponed because of the inclement weather.

incommode

Full of anger, arguments, and bad feeling

Their marriage ended eight years ago in an acrimonious divorce.

incredulous

Not wanting or not able to believe something, and usually showing this

inculcate

To fix beliefs or ideas in someone's mind, especially by repeating them often

incumbent

Officially having the named position

The incumbent president faces problems which began many years before he took office.

indigenous

Naturally existing in a place or country rather than arriving from another place

Are there any species of frog indigenous to the area?

indigent

Very poor

indisposed

Ill, especially in a way that makes you unable to do something

Sheila Jones is indisposed, so the part of the Countess will be sung tonight by Della Drake.

indolent

Showing no real interest or effort

an indolent wave of the hand

infinitesimal

Extremely small

The amounts of radioactivity present were infinitesimal.

infuse

To fill someone or something with an emotion or quality

The pulling down of the Berlin Wall infused the world with optimism.

inimitable

very unusual or of very high quality and therefore impossible to copy

iniquitous

Very wrong and unfair

It is an iniquitous system that allows a person to die because they have no money to pay for medicine.

injunction

An official order given by a law court, usually to stop someone from doing something

innocuous

Completely harmless (= causing no harm)

Some mushrooms look innocuous but are in fact poisonous.

inordinate

Much more than usual or expected

Margot has always spent an inordinate amount of time on her appearance.

insolvent

(especially of a company) not having enough money to pay debts, buy goods, etc.

integrate

To mix with and join society or a group of people, often changing to suit their way of life, habits, and customs:

interloper

Someone who becomes involved in an activity or a social group without being asked, or enters a place without permission:

intimation

Having, or being likely to cause, a very close friendship or personal or sexual relationship:

intractable

Very difficult or impossible to control, manage, or solve

We are facing an intractable problem.

intrepid

Extremely brave and showing no fear of dangerous situations:

a team of intrepid explorers

intrinsic

Being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing:

Maths is an intrinsic part of the school curriculum.

invective

Criticism that is very forceful, unkind, and often rude

A stream of invective from some sectors of the press continues to assail the government.

inviolate

(that must be) not harmed or damaged

For centuries the tomb lay inviolate until, by chance, it was discovered by two miners.

itinerate

At their apogee, the novels of Spillane claimed worldwide sales of over $180 million.

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