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inundate
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v. overwhelm;  cover with water, especially floodwaters
Until the great dam was built, the Nile's waters used to inundate the river valley like clockwork every year.
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invade
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v. move into; intrude; enter by force in order to conquer or pillage
During the one-day visit, Hun Sen also accused Thailand of plotting to invade again.
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invasion
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n. raid; attack; an act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer
With that UFO news down here in Texas recently, it could make one wonder whether the invasion is about to begin.
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inverse
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a. opposite; reversed in order, nature, or effect; turned upside down
There is an inverse ratio between the strength of light and its distance.
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ionosphere
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n. the outer region of the Earth's atmosphere
The ionosphere is the uppermost part of the atmosphere, distinguished because it is ionized by solar radiation.
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irrelevant
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a. not applicable; unrelated; having no connection with
In the report, they found that dividends are irrelevant to a company's value.
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irreparable
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a. not able to be corrected or repaired
Any misdirected effort at manipulation or pressure may result in irreparable injury to the parts.
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irresistible
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a. overwhelming; tempting; charming
The next day and the day after, he hung about the court-room, drawn by an almost irresistible impulse to go in but forcing himself to stay out.
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irresponsible
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a. reckless; carefree; showing lack of care for consequences
He behaved like an irresponsible idiot.
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irritate
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v. rouse to impatience or anger; annoy; provoke
Now you had better go, for if you stay longer, you will perhaps irritate me.
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itinerary
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n. plan of the trip; a guidebook for travelers
If your itinerary is the Empire State, the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, and Chinatown, a standard guidebook will do quite nicely.
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jar
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n. pitcher; vase;  small, cylindrical container for food, normally made of glass or clay
She did not like to drop the jar for fear of killing somebody, so she managed to put it into one of the cupboards.
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jeweler
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n. one who makes or deals in jewels and ornaments of precious metal
The latest report said that jeweler was selling manufactured diamonds as natural diamonds.
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journal
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n. magazine; periodical; log; diary; a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
Published twice yearly, the journal is open access, online publication.
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journalism
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n. the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
She went on to earn a degree in journalism from the University of Idaho in 1987, coming back to Alaska to be a sports commentator in Anchorage.
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juice
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n. liquid; the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue
The number of products recalled from the shops is very high, with anger reporting from dead flies in tomato juice to a lizard in a potato chips bag.
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juncture
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n. a point in time, especially a critical point; joining point
That, really, at this juncture, is our best hope of avoiding two unacceptable alternatives, a nuclear-powered Iran or using military force against them.
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justice
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n. quality of being just; practical conformity to human or divine law; equity; uprightness
Alice had never been in a court of justice before.
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kennel
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n. outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
She assumed her dogs in a kennel on the snow day.
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kinetic
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a. relating to, or produced by motion; dynamic
For the electric automobile, light and efficient storage batteries are the kinetic energy source to propel the vehicle.
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