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Flashcards in J K L Deck (26):
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jubilant

extremely joyful, happy

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judicious

having or exercising sound judgement

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juxtaposition

the act of placing two things next to each other for implicit comparison

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knell

the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death

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kudos

praise for an achievement

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laceration

a cut, tear

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laconic

terse in speech or writing

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languid

sluggish from fatigue or weakness

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larceny

obtaining another's property by theft or trickery

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largess

the generous giving of lavish gifts

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latent

hidden, but capable of being exposed

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laudatory

expressing admiration or praise

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lavish

given without limits

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legerdemain

deception, slight-of-hand

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lenient

demonstrating tolerance or gentleness

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lethargic

in a state of sluggishness or apathy

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liablity

something for which one is legally responsible, usually involving a debt

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libertarian

advocating principles of liberty and free will

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licentious

displaying a lack of moral or legal restraints

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limpid

clear, transparent

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linchpin

something that holds separate parts together

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lithe

graceful, flexible, supple

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litigant

someone engaged in a lawsuit

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lucid

clear, easily understandable

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luminous

brightly shining

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lurid

ghastly, sensational