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lambaste

to thrash verbally or physically, Critics ......... adventure literature for trumpeting colonialist white supremacy propaganda too.

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lascivious

lustful

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lassitude

lethargy; sluggishness, fatigue

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latent

potential not apparent, covered

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laud

praise

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lethargic

inactive; the state of not having any energy or enthusiasm for doing things

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levee

an embankment that prevents a river from overflowing

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levity

light manner or attitude

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liberal

tolerant; broad-minded

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libertine

one without moral restraint

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libido

sexual desire

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lilliputian

extremely small

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limn

to draw, describe, They are rated by their ability to ..... the customer's likeness on paper.

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limpid

clear; transparent

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linguistic

pertaining to language

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litany

lengthy recitation; repetitive chant (سرود), a .... of complains

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literati

scholarly of learned persons

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litigation

legal proceedings

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log

record of a voyage; record of daily activities

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loquacious

talkative

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lucid

bright; clear; intelligible; Clear to understand

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lucre

money or profits

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luminous

bright; brilliant; glowing

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lustrous

soft and shining

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machiavellian

crafty; double-dealing

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Machination

plots or schemes, a secret and complicated plan

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maelstrom

whirpool; turmoil

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magnanimity

generosity; nobility

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malign

to speak evil of, deride

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malinger

to feign illness to escape duty

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malleable

capable of being shaped by pounding; impressionate

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maverick

dissenter, Independent in idea and different from others, A ...... painter.

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megalomania

delusions (vision, Vahm) of power or importance

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menagerie

a variety of animals kept together, Their sun made their house a .........

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mendacious

dishonest, liar

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mendicant

beggar

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meretricious

gaudy; specious; falsely attractive

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mesmerize

to hypnotize

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metamorphosis

change; transformation

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metaphysics

a branch of philosophy that investigates the ultimate nature of reality

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meteorological

concerned with the weather

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meticulous

very careful; picky; fastidious

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mettle

courage; endurance

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mettlesome

full of courage and fortitude

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microcosm

a small system having analogies to a larger system

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militate

to work against

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minatory

threatening; menacing

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Minuscule

very small; Not L......

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minutia

petty details

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misanthrope

one who hates humanity; one who dislikes others