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irrigate

/ˈɪrəˌgeɪt/ (v)

Supple water to crops/plants.

Example:

Because of the drought in Australia, many farmers cannot irrigate their farms.

imbalance

/imˈbæləns/ (n)

Something not equal on each side.

Example:

Anne works more hours than Peter. There is an imbalance in their office.

ignition

/ɪgˈnɪʃən/ (n)

The part of the car where you put the key in to turn the engine on.

Example:

I can’t get the key out of the ignition. It’s stuck.

idolize

/ˈaɪdlˌaɪz/ (v)

To admire a person very much.

Example:

Many teenagers idolize actors, and try to be like them.

internship

/ˈɪntərnˌʃɪp/ (n)

The period of time when a person works in order to learn about their new career. (Usually after they finish their studies.)

Example:

My son is doing a summer internship in a law office.

inflame

/ɪnˈfleɪm/ (v)

Make someone have strong feelings or anger.

Example:

What did you say to Jim? He was inflamed after the meeting.

icy

/ˈaɪsi/ (adj)

Extremely cold.

Example:

It was an icy day. The temperature was -25*C!

isolation

/ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən/ (n)

Being separated from other places or people.

Example:

The Inuit in Northern Canada are a very isolated culture.

insipid

/ɪn’sɪpɪd/ (adj)

Something you do not like because it is disinteresting or dull.

Example:

That was the most insipid movie I have ever seen.

inauguration

/ɪ,nɔgyə’reɪʃən/ (n)

Starting something new with a ceremony.

Example:

The inauguration of President Omaba took place on January 20, 2009.

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