【完全版】GRE英単語例文集⑪｜1001. in lieu of～1100. investiture
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1001. in lieu of
You can take a lump sum in lieu of any unused vacation entitlement.
1002. in no way
not at all:
She added that she had in no way intended to offend anybody.
1003. inadvertent [adjective]
done or happening unintentionally:
All authors need to be wary of inadvertent copying of other people's ideas.
1004. incarcerate [verb]
to keep someone in a closed place and prevent them from leaving it:
The police are going to incarcerate the man who keeps committing acts of violence.
1005. incarnadine [adjective]
having the pinkish color of flesh:
I needed to find incarnadine tights so that it would appear the same color as my shirt.
1006. incarnate [verb]
to give a concrete or actual form to:
The dark portrait seemed to incarnate all the evil the artist saw in the world.
1007. incendiary [adjective]
designed to cause fires:
Although the investigation indicated the arsonist must have used some kind of incendiary device to start the fire, the police could find no traces of it.
1008. incense [verb]
to cause someone to be extremely angry:
The offensive article about racism is sure to incense many minority groups.
1009. inchoate [adjective]
only recently or partly formed, or not completely developed or clear:
Since the power went out in the building, the electrical service has been inchoate, leaving many floors without lights.
1010. incipient [adjective]
just beginning or just coming into existence:
The best way to stop the disease from spreading is by identifying it while it is incipient.
1011. incite [verb]
to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent:
The ads were trying to incite public opinion against the government.
1012. incompetent [adjective]
not having the ability to do something as it should be done:
The robber was so incompetent that he locked himself in the bank vault.
1013. incomprehensible [adjective]
impossible or extremely difficult to understand:
The ideas she espoused were incomprehensible to me.
1014. inconceivable [adjective]
impossible to imagine or think of:
It is inconceivable that the young boy walked twenty miles without shoes in freezing weather.
1015. incongruous [adjective]
appearing strange or wrong within a particular situation:
The statement you gave yesterday is incongruous to a witness's statement.
1016. inconsequential [adjective]
Your objections are inconsequential and may be disregarded.
1017. incorporate [verb]
to include something as part of something larger:
In order to provide a complete report, Henry and his staff incorporate the graphs and charts into the written text.
1018. inculcate [verb]
to cause someone to have particular beliefs or values by repeating them frequently:
The goal is to inculcate in students a tolerance for people of other religions and races.
1019. inculpate [verb]
to impute guilt to:
Evidence was used to inculpate the suspects and lead to their eventual conviction.
1020. incursion [noun]
a sudden attack on or act of going into a place, especially across a border:
The incursion of whiteflies into the area could damage crops.
1021. indebtedness [noun]
the condition of owing money, or the amount of money owed:
The company has reduced its indebtedness to $15 million.
1022. indecipherable [adjective]
unable to be read or understood:
The indecipherable letters on the scroll were written in a language that has been extinct for a thousand years.
1023. indefatigable [adjective]
never becoming tired:
The director of the hurricane evacuation shelter is an indefatigable woman who works almost eighteen hours every day.
1024. indemnify [verb]
to protect someone against legal responsibility for their actions:
Since he was driving drunk, the insurance company will not indemnify him from the property damage he caused.
1025. indeterminate [adjective]
not clearly determined or established:
An indeterminate number of workers have already been exposed to the danger.
1026. indictment [noun]
a formal statement of accusing someone:
Based on the new evidence presented by the defense, the judge dismissed the indictment and released the accused.
1027. indifference [noun]
lack of interest in someone or something:
Some native speakers of a language show indifference to grammatical points.
1028. indigence [noun]
the state of being very poor:
High medical costs are a significant cause of indigence for many of the elderly who are living in poverty.
1029. indoctrinate [verb]
to persuade someone to accept an idea by repeating it and showing it to be true:
The cult leader will indoctrinate his followers with his beliefs.
1030. indolent [adjective]
showing no real interest or effort:
Jackson lost his job because he was an indolent employee who often slept at his desk.
1031. ineffectual [verb]
not skilled at achieving, or not able to produce, good results:
Once I realized the medicine was ineffectual, I stopped taking it.
1032. ineluctable [adjective]
impossible to avoid:
The accident was the ineluctable consequence of carelessness.
1033. inept [adjective]
not skilled or effective:
He was criticized for his inept handling of the problem.
1034. ineptitude [noun]
the fact of not being skilled or effective:
Because of his ineptitude, he lost his job.
1035. inert [adjective]
not moving or not able to move:
Since my wounded dog is inert, I have to lift him up and put him in the car.
1036. inestimable [adjective]
extremely great, or too great to be described or expressed exactly:
It’s impossible to define the inestimable role police officers play in keeping society safe.
1037. inexorable [adjective]
continuing without any possibility of being stopped:
The public is enraged by the inexorable rise in gas prices.
1038. infallible [adjective]
never wrong, failing, or making a mistake:
The arrogant professor believed he was infallible on the subject of geology.
1039. infelicitous [adjective]
not suitable for the occasion:
It is a little infelicitous that many children cannot go to the swimming pools because of the sudden storm.
1040. infest [verb]
to be present in large numbers, sometimes causing disease or damage:
The barn was infested with rats.
1041. infinitesimal [adjective]
All living organisms produce electrical impulses on an infinitesimal scale.
1042. infirmity [noun]
physical or mental weakness:
The doctor warned her that her physical infirmity would get worse if she did not mind her diet.
1043. inflict [verb]
to force someone or something to experience something unpleasant:
Our troops will inflict hefty casualties on their foes.
1044. infraction [noun]
a breaking of a rule or law:
He was criticized for his infraction of the discipline.
1045. infringe [verb]
to break a rule, law, etc.:
He occasionally infringes the law by parking near a junction.
1046. infuse [verb]
to cause someone or something to take in and be filled with a quality or a condition of mind:
A union would infuse unnecessary conflict into the company's employee relations.
1047. ingenious [adjective]
very intelligent and skillful, or skillfully made or planned and involving new ideas and methods:
Our captain’s ingenious plan would allow us to sneak around the enemy and capture the objective without a fight.
1048. ingenuity [noun]
someone's ability to think of clever new ways of doing something:
When Jack fixed the jeep, his friends were impressed with his mechanical ingenuity.
1049. ingenuous [adjective]
honest, sincere, and trusting, sometimes in a way that seems silly:
Jessica’s ingenuous nature made her an easy target for the con man.
1050. ingrate [noun]
an ungrateful person:
After the singer refused to accept the award, she was called an ingrate by many of her peers.
1051. ingratiate [verb]
to try to make yourself especially pleasant in order to get someone to like or approve of you, and often to influence someone to do something for you:
Since the new teacher failed to ingratiate herself with the students, she found it hard to maintain an orderly classroom.
1052. inherent [adjective]
existing as a natural and permanent quality of something or someone:
The dark color of the table is an inherent trait of the wood from which it was made.
1053. inimical [adjective]
harmful or limiting:
Although I attempt to avoid the school bully, he always goes out of his way to be inimical to me.
1054. iniquity [noun]
a very wrong and unfair action or situation:
The writer reflects on human injustice and iniquity.
1055. injustice [noun]
the condition of being unfair and lacking justice, or an action that is unfair:
The American Revolution started because of a perceived injustice in the taxes levied by England.
1056. innocuous [adjective]
Some mushrooms look innocuous but are in fact poisonous.
1057. innuendo [noun]
a remark that suggests something but does not refer to it directly, or this type of remark in general:
The top advertisers frequently use a form of innuendo to sell their products.
1058. inoffensive [adjective]
not causing any harm or offence:
He seemed like a quiet, inoffensive sort of a guy.
1059. inopportune [adjective]
happening or done at a time that is not suitable or convenient:
The phone’s inopportune ringing interrupted our conversation.
1060. inordinate [adjective]
much more than usual or expected:
I spend an inordinate amount of time selecting Christmas presents for my large family every year.
1061. inquest [noun]
an official process to discover the cause of someone's death:
The judge ordered an inquest after several family members requested the murder be investigated further.
1062. inquisition [noun]
a period of asking questions in a detailed and unfriendly way:
The police subjected him to an inquisition that lasted two hours.
1063. inscrutable [adjective]
not showing emotions or thoughts and therefore very difficult to understand or get to know:
Because my boss normally had an inscrutable look on his face, I rarely knew what he was thinking.
1064. insensible [adjective]
to not care about something or be unwilling to react to it:
She remained insensible of the dangers that lay ahead.
1065. insensitive [adjective]
not feeling or showing sympathy for other people's feelings, or refusing to give importance to something:
Her husband tends to be insensitive, never caring much about her emotional needs.
1066. insidious [adjective]
gradually and secretly causing harm:
After the police conducted their investigation, they realized the suspect had created an insidious scheme by which he tricked elderly people out of their medications.
1067. insinuate [verb]
to express but not directly state something:
During the debate, the senator tried to insinuate his opponent was not qualified for office.
1068. insipid [adjective]
not having a strong taste or character, or having no interest or energy:
The soup lacks the right seasoning and tastes insipid.
1069. insofar [adverb]
to the degree that:
The warning signs on the road prevent accidents only insofar as people pay attention to them.
1070. insolent [adjective]
rude and not showing respect:
When the insolent young man yelled my name, I ignored him and walked towards my car.
1071. insouciant [adjective]
relaxed and happy, with no feelings of worry or guilt:
Because he is insouciant and not concerned about his retirement, he does not worry about saving money.
1072. instigate [verb]
to cause an event or situation to happen by your actions:
Hopefully, the red band campaign will instigate a greater awareness of cancer prevention.
1073. insulate [verb]
to protect someone or something from harmful experiences or influences:
You can insulate a house against heat loss by having the windows double-glazed.
1074. insuperable [adjective]
so great or severe that it cannot be defeated or dealt with successfully:
The difficulties that confront us seem insuperable.
1075. insurmountable [adjective]
so great that it cannot be dealt with successfully:
Even though the task of cleaning out the garage seemed insurmountable, she had the place spotless and ready for her new car by Monday.
1076. insurrection [noun]
an organized attempt by a group of people to defeat their government and take control of their country, usually by violence:
During the insurrection, several convicts held a prison doctor hostage.
1077. intangible [adjective]
something that exists but that cannot be touched, exactly described, or given an exact value:
While emotions can be expressed, they are intangible because they cannot be physically touched.
1078. integrity [noun]
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that you refuse to change:
Because the politician was considered a man of integrity, most of the people voted for him in the last election.
1079. inter [verb]
to bury a dead body:
We decided to inter my son’s dead bird near the apple tree.
1080. interdict [verb]
to forbid in a usually formal or authoritative manner:
Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.
1081. interlocutor [noun]
someone who is involved in a conversation:
The actor is a poor interlocutor who usually responds to media queries with one-word responses.
1082. interlude [noun]
a short period when a situation or activity is different from what comes before and after it:
We exited the theater during the short interlude to purchase something to eat.
1083. internecine [adjective]
of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group:
When the internecine war was over, both nations were left in ruins.
1084. interplay [noun]
the effect that two or more things have on each other:
Our personalities result from the complex interplay between our genes and our environment.
1085. interpolate [verb]
to add something in the middle of a text, piece of music, etc.:
Today, many singers interpolate their own words and music into classic songs in order to create new tunes.
1086. interregnum [noun]
a period when a country or organization does not have a leader:
During the interregnum, the people worried that the incoming ruler would treat them differently than the previous king.
1087. intervention [noun]
the action of becoming intentionally involved in a difficult situation, in order to improve it or prevent it from getting worse:
Our nation’s intervention in another country’s war could pull us into the crisis.
1088. intestine [adjective]
existing or situated within the limits or surface of something:
Stomach and intestine problems are the most common issues that people currently face.
1089. intimate [adjective]
having, or being likely to cause, a very close friendship or personal or sexual relationship:
Because I am a private person, I do not like to share intimate details about my home life.
1090. intracellular [adjective]
happening inside a cell or cells:
Intracellular toxins affect the organelles and other substances inside of a cell.
1091. intractable [adjective]
very difficult or impossible to control, manage, or solve:
We are facing an intractable problem.
1092. intransigent [adjective]
refusing to change your opinions or behavior:
If the politicians do not change their intransigent attitudes, they will not pass any bills during this session.
1093. intrepid [adjective]
extremely brave and showing no fear of dangerous situations:
To be an astronaut, you must be an intrepid person who craves adventure and is not afraid of heights.
1094. introspective [adjective]
examining and considering your own ideas, thoughts, and feelings, instead of talking to other people about them:
The introspective artist was always questioning his own painting skills.
1095. inundate [verb]
to flood an area with water:
If the dam breaks it will inundate large parts of the town.
1096. inure [verb]
to accustom to accept something undesirable:
Raising three dramatic daughters will inure you to temper tantrums.
1097. invective [noun]
criticism that is very forceful, unkind, and often rude:
The newspaper’s invective of the novel really made the author angry.
1098. inveigh [verb]
to strongly criticize something or someone:
Because one politician chose to inveigh on the subject of immigration for an hour, the debate went on all afternoon.
1099. inveigle [verb]
to persuade someone to do something in a clever and dishonest way, when they do not want to do it:
Rick tried to inveigle his parents into giving him the money for buying a new car.
1100. investiture [noun]
a ceremony in which someone is given an official rank, authority, power, etc.:
The investiture of the new president will take place this evening.