Vocabulary (L)

Serial Word Meaning
1 laborious adj. Toilsome
2 labyrinth n. A maze
3 lacerate v. To tear rudely or raggedly
4 lackadaisical adj. Listless
5 lactation n. The secretion of milk
6 lacteal adj. Milky
7 lactic adj. Pertaining to milk
8 laddie n. A lad
9 ladle n. A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, intended for dipping up and pouring liquids
10 laggard adj. Falling behind
11 landholder n. Landowner
12 landlord n. A man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements
13 landmark n. A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of
14 landscape n. A rural view, especially one of picturesque effect, as seen from a distance or an elevation
15 languid adj. Relaxed
16 languor n. Lassitude of body or depression
17 lapse n. A slight deviation from what is right, proper, or just
18 lascivious adj. Lustful
19 lassie n. A little lass
20 latent adj. Dormant
21 latency n. The state of being dormant
22 later adv. At a subsequent time
23 lateral adj. Directed toward the side
24 latish adj. Rather late
25 lattice n. Openwork of metal or wood, formed by crossing or interlacing strips or bars
26 laud v. To praise in words or song
27 laudable adj. Praiseworthy
28 laudation n. High praise
29 laudatory adj. Pertaining to, expressing, or containing praise
30 laundress n. Washerwoman
31 laureate adj. Crowned with laurel, as a mark of distinction
32 lave v. To wash or bathe
33 lawgiver n. A legislator
34 lawmaker n. A legislator
35 lax adj. Not stringent or energetic
36 laxative adj. Having power to open or loosen the bowels
37 lea n. A field
38 leaflet n. A little leaf or a booklet
39 leaven v. To make light by fermentation, as dough
40 leeward n. That side or direction toward which the wind blows
41 left-handed adj. Using the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right
42 legacy n. A bequest
43 legalize v. To give the authority of law to
44 legging n. A covering for the leg
45 legible adj. That may be read with ease
46 legionary n. A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor
47 legislate v. To make or enact a law or laws
48 legislative adj. That makes or enacts laws
49 legislator n. A lawgiver
50 legitimacy n. Accordance with law
51 legitimate adj. Having the sanction of law or established custom
52 leisure n. Spare time
53 leniency n. Forbearance
54 lenient adj. Not harsh
55 leonine adj. Like a lion
56 lethargy n. Prolonged sluggishness of body or mind
57 levee n. An embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea, to prevent overflow
58 lever n. That which exerts, or through which one may exert great power
59 leviathan n. Any large animal, as a whale
60 levity n. Frivolity
61 levy v. To impose and collect by force or threat of force
62 lewd adj. Characterized by lust or lasciviousness
63 lexicographer n. One who makes dictionaries
64 lexicography n. The making of dictionaries
65 lexicon n. A dictionary
66 liable adj. Justly or legally responsible
67 libel n. Defamation
68 liberalism n. Opposition to conservatism
69 liberate v. To set free or release from bondage
70 licentious adj. Wanton
71 licit adj. Lawful
72 liege adj. Sovereign
73 lien n. A legal claim or hold on property, as security for a debt or charge
74 lieu n. Stead
75 lifelike adj. Realistic
76 lifelong adj. Lasting or continuous through life
77 lifetime n. The time that life continues
78 ligament n. That which binds objects together
79 ligature n. Anything that constricts, or serves for binding or tying
80 light-hearted adj. Free from care
81 ligneous adj. Having the texture of appearance of wood
82 likelihood n. A probability
83 likely adj. Plausible
84 liking n. Fondness
85 limitation n. A restriction
86 linear adj. Of the nature of a line
87 liner n. A vessel belonging to a steamship-line
88 lingo n. Language
89 lingua n. The tongue
90 lingual adj. Pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance
91 linguist n. One who is acquainted with several languages
92 linguistics n. The science of languages, or of the origin, history, and significance of words
93 liniment n. A liquid preparation for rubbing on the skin in cases of bruises, inflammation, etc
94 liquefacient adj. Possessing a liquefying nature or power
95 liquefy v. To convert into a liquid or into liquid form
96 liqueur n. An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances
97 liquidate v. To deliver the amount or value of
98 liquor n. Any alcoholic or intoxicating liquid
99 listless adj. Inattentive
100 literacy n. The state or condition of knowing how to read and write
101 literal adj. Following the exact words
102 literature n. The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively
103 lithe adj. Supple
104 lithesome adj. Nimble
105 lithograph n. A print made by printing from stone
106 lithotype n. In engraving, an etched stone surface for printing
107 litigant n. A party to a lawsuit
108 litigate v. To cause to become the subject-matter of a suit at law
109 litigious adj. Quarrelsome
110 littoral adj. Of, pertaining to, or living on a shore
111 liturgy n. A ritual
112 livelihood n. Means of subsistence
113 livid adj. Black-and-blue, as contused flesh
114 loam n. A non-coherent mixture of sand and clay
115 loath adj. Averse
116 loathe v. To abominate
117 locative adj. Indicating place, or the place where or wherein an action occurs
118 loch n. A lake
119 locomotion n. The act or power of moving from one place to another
120 lode n. A somewhat continuous unstratified metal- bearing vein
121 lodgment n. The act of furnishing with temporary quarters
122 logic n. The science of correct thinking
123 logical adj. Capable of or characterized by clear reasoning
124 logician n. An expert reasoner
125 loiterer n. One who consumes time idly
126 loneliness n. Solitude
127 longevity n. Unusually prolonged life
128 loot v. To plunder
129 loquacious adj. Talkative
130 lordling n. A little lord
131 lough n. A lake or loch
132 louse n. A small insect parasitic on and sucking the blood of mammals
133 lovable adj. Amiable
134 low-spirited adj. Despondent
135 lowly adv. Rudely
136 lucid adj. Mentally sound
137 lucrative adj. Highly profitable
138 ludicrous adj. Laughable
139 luminary n. One of the heavenly bodies as a source of light
140 luminescent adj. Showing increase of light
141 luminescence n. Showing increase
142 luminosity n. The quality of giving or radiating light
143 luminous adj. Giving or radiating light
144 lunacy n. Mental unsoundness
145 lunar adj. Pertaining to the moon
146 lunatic n. An insane person
147 lune n. The moon
148 lurid adj. Ghastly and sensational
149 luscious adj. Rich, sweet, and delicious
150 lustrous adj. Shining
151 luxuriance n. Excessive or superfluous growth or quantity
152 luxuriant adj. Abundant or superabundant in growth
153 luxuriate v. To live sumptuously
154 lying n. Untruthfulness
155 lyre n. One of the most ancient of stringed instruments of the harp class
156 lyric adj. Fitted for expression in song