Barrons GRE Vocabulary List 10: Print One-sided Flashcard - Page 1
impertinent: improperly forward or bold; rude E.g.His neighbors' impertinent curiosity about his lack of dates angered Ted; it was downright rude of them to ask him such personal questions.
imperturbable: unshakably calm; placid; incapable of being disturbed or disconcerted E.g.In the midst of the battle, the Duke of Wellington remained imperturbable and in full command of the situation despite the hysteria and panic all around him.
impetuous: marked by sudden and violent force; hasty; impulsive and passionate E.g.I don't believe that "Leap before you look" is the motto suggested by one particularly impetuous young man.
impetus: incentive; stimulus; force or energy associated with a moving body E.g.A new federal highway program would create jobs and give added impetus to our economic recovery.
impiety: irreverence; lack of respect for God E.g.When members of the youth group draped the church in toilet paper one Halloween, the minister reprimanded them for their impiety.
impinge: infringe; advance beyond usual limit; make physical impact on; touch E.g.How could they be married not to impinge on one another's freedom?.
impious: irreverent; lacking due respect or dutifulness E.g.The congregation was offended by her impious remarks.
implacable: incapable of being pacified; not to be relieved; E.g.Madame Defarge was the implacable enemy of the Evremonde family.
implausible: unlikely; difficult to believe; dubious E.g.Though her alibi seemed implausible, it in fact turned out to be true.
implement: put into effect; supply with tools E.g.The mayor was unwilling to implement the plan until she was sure it had the governor's backing.