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Larceny

Noun

Robbery

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Laud

Verb

Applaud; praise;glorify

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Levity

Noun

Lightness, amusement, humor

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Loquacious

Adj

Talkative, chatty

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Ludicrous

Adj

Absurd, ridiculous, laughable

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Lupine

Adj

Wolf-like; ravenous, rapacious

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Lurid

Adj

Melodramatic, sensational, shocking, gruesome.

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Machination

Noun

Scheming action or design

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Macrocosm

Noun

The great world, universe

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Magnate

Noun

Person of wealth, influence, power, distinction, most often in business

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Malaise

Noun

Feeling of discomfort or uneasiness

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Malinger

Verb

To pretend incapacity or illness to avoid responsibility

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Mandate

Noun

An authoritative command; the authorization to act, expressed by voters in an election

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Manifesto

Noun

A public declaration of intentions, motives, or views, particularly political ones

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Marshal

Verb

To organize for a purpose

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Maverick

Noun

A rebel, nonconformist

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Mélange

Noun

A mixture of various elements; a hodgepodge

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Mellifluous

Adj

Sweetly flowing

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Mercenary

Adj

Motivated by the desire of money; greedy

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Mete

Verb

To measure; to give out by measure, dole