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impressive

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Making a strong effect on your mind or feelings.

Examples:

That new hotel in Paris is very impressive…it is so modern.

The way Jamie makes decisions is impressive.  He thinks about every option.

infection

/ɪnfekˈʃən/ (n)

Illness because of a microorganism in the body.

Example:

I’m taking medicine for my chest infection.

incredible

/ɪnkredˈəbəl/ (adj)

Unbelievable / wonderful

Example:

That movie was incredible. I hope it gets an Oscar nomination.

ignorance

/ˈɪgˌnərənts/ (n)

Lack of knowledge about something.

Example:

Ignorance about the symptoms of a disease is the reason some people die before seeing a doctor.

insurmountable

/ˌɪnsərˈmaʊntəbəl/ (adj)

A problem that is too big to overcome or fix.

Example:

World poverty is an insurmountable issue.

instinctive

/ɪnˈstɪŋktɪv/ (adj)

Following your instincts – having a program inside you that tells you what to do.

Example:

Canadian geese have an instinctive feeling to fly south in the winter.

indiscreet

/ˌɪndɪˈskrit/ (adj)

Careless about things you say or things you do – people know more about you than they should.

Example:

James, you are too indiscreet about your private life with your colleagues. Stop telling them everything!

indoors

/ɪnˈdɔrz/ (adv)

Inside a building.

Example:

I usually stay indoors on a rainy day.

imprecise

/ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs/ (adj)

Not exact.

Example:

Your quote on the number of unemployed people is imprecise. Please do more research and tell me the correct figure.

indistinguishable

/ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋgwɪʃəbəl/ (adj)

Things that look so similar that you cannot be sure they are different.

Example:

Are you certain those refrigerators are different models? They are indistinguishable.

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