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i
  • n  a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
  • n  the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
  • n  the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • s  used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
    `ane' is Scottish
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iambic
  • n  a verse line consisting of iambs
  • a  of or consisting of iambs
    iambic pentameter
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iatrogenic
  • s  induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)
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iberian
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus
  • n  a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
  • a  of or relating to the Iberian Peninsula or its inhabitants
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ibsenian
  • a  of or relating to or in the manner of the playwright Henrik Ibsen
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ic
  • n  a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
  • s  being nine more than ninety
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ice-clogged
  • s  obstructed by ice
    ice-clogged rivers
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ice-free
  • s  free of ice and open to travel
    an ice-free channel in the river
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icebound
  • s  locked in by ice
    icebound harbors
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icelandic
  • n  a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Iceland
  • a  of or relating to Iceland or its people or culture and language
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ichorous
  • a  of or resembling or characterized by ichor or sanies
    an ichorous discharge
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icky
  • s  very bad
  • s  soft and sticky
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iconic
  • a  relating to or having the characteristics on an icon
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iconoclastic
  • s  characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions
  • s  destructive of images used in religious worship; said of religions, such as Islam, in which the representation of living things is prohibited
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icteric
  • s  affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
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