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irascible easily angered or irritated; short-tempered. [2 definitions]
irate very angry; furious or indignant. [2 definitions]
IRBM abbreviation of "intermediate range ballistic missile."
ire anger or wrath.
Ireland an island west of Great Britain. [2 definitions]
Irene in Greek mythology, the goddess personifying peace; Pax.
irenic tending to promote peace; peaceful; conciliatory.
iridescent emitting or reflecting a lustrous play of colors covering the spectrum, like a rainbow. [2 definitions]
iridium a chemical element that has seventy-seven protons in each nucleus and that occurs as a lustrous yellowish white, extremely hard, dense, and corrosion-resistant metal, used as a hardening alloy, esp. with precious metals. (symbol: Ir)
iris the colored, round membrane surrounding the pupil of the eye. [2 definitions]
Irish of or pertaining to Ireland or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Irish coffee sweetened hot coffee flavored with Irish whiskey and topped with whipped cream.
Irish Gaelic the Gaelic language spoken in Ireland.
Irish potato the white potato, widely grown in Ireland.
Irish setter one of a breed of setters having a silky, auburn, long-haired coat.
Irish stew a stew of meat such as mutton or beef, with potatoes, onions, and a thick, brown gravy.
Irish terrier a large terrier with a thick, wiry, reddish brown coat.
Irish wolfhound a tall, slim, strong dog with a rough shaggy coat in shades ranging from white to mixtures of dark gray, and a head shaped like a terrier's.
irk to annoy, irritate, or exasperate.
irksome causing annoyance; bothersome or tiresome.
iron a chemical element that has twenty-six protons in each nucleus and that occurs naturally in a variety of compounds such as minerals important in the earth's crust as well as the biologically essential cytochromes and hemoglobin, and that can be isolated in pure form as a silver-white dense malleable metal that rusts rapidly in air, can be easily magnetized, and is widely used in a variety of alloys. (symbol: Fe) [16 definitions]