• Week 13

    Inert (adj)

    Having no power to act or move; inactive

    Synonyms: dormant, passive, idle

    Antonyms: mobile, dynamic, active

    Inexorable (adj)

    Cannot be moved or influenced by persuasion or entreaty; unrelenting

    Synonyms: adamant, implacable, obdurate

    Antonyms: flexible, pliable

    Inscrutable (adj)

    Cannot be easily understood; mysterious

    Synonyms: incomprehensible, enigmatic

    Antonyms: obvious, plain, evident

    Insipid (adj)

    Without flavor; tasteless; dull; lifeless

    Synonyms: flat, vapid, unsavory

    Antonyms: spicy, tempting, zestful, energetic

    Intrepid (adj)

    Without fear; brave

    Synonyms: dauntless, bold, fearless

    Antonyms: cowardly, timid, cautious

    Irascible (adj)

    Easily angered

    Synonyms: choleric, irritable, ill-tempered

    Antonyms: patient, mild, even-tempered

    Jaundiced (adj)

    Prejudiced, cynical

    Synonym: skeptical

    Antonyms: believing, trusting

    Jaunty (adj)

    Fashionable, stylish; carefree

    Synonym: sprightly

    Antonyms: somber, staid

    Jettison (verb)

    To throw goods overboard

    Synonym: discard

    Jingoism (noun)

    Extreme patriotism; favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy


    Jocose (adj)

    Joking, humorous

    Synonyms: witty, funny, playful

    Antonyms: serious, morose

    Juggernaut (noun)

    A terrible destructive or irresistible force


    Latent (adj)

    Present, but not active; hidden

    Synonyms: dormant, inert, potential, quiescent

    Antonyms: operative, manifest, distinct

    Laudable (adj)

    Worthy of praise; commendable

    Synonyms: honorable, commendable, admirable

    Antonyms: anathema, abhorrent, base

    Lethargy (noun)

    Lack of energy; drowsiness, disinterest

    Synonyms: torpor, apathy, lassitude

    Antonyms: vigor, vitality, liveliness