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Judicious

Exercising sound judgement

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Juxtapose

To place side by side

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Kinetic

Having to do with motion
Lively
Active

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Labyrinth

A maze
Something like a maze

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Laconic

Using few words, especially to the point of seeming rude

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Lament

To mourn

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Lampoon

To satirize
To mock
To parody

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Languish

To become weak, listless, or depressed

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Largess

A generous giving of gifts
Generosity
Philanthropy

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Latent

Present but not visible or apparent
Potential

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Laud

To praise
To applaud
To extol
To celebrate

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Legacy

Something grander down from the past
A bequest

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Lethargy

Sluggishness
Laziness
Drowsiness
Indifference

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Levity

Lightness
Frivolity
Unseriousness

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Libel

A written or published falsehood that injures the reputation of, or defames someone

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Litigate

To try in court
To engage in legal proceedings

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Loquacious

Talking a lot or too much

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Lucid

Clear
Easy to understand

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Lugubrious

Exaggeratedly mournful

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Luminous

Giving off light
Glowing
Bright

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Machination

Scheming activity for an evil purpose

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Magnanimous

Forgiving
Unresentful
Noble in spirit
Generous

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Magnate

A rich, powerful, or very successful business person

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Malaise

A feeling of depression, uneasiness, or queasiness

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Malefeasance

An illegal act, especially by a public official

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Malignant

Causing harm

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Malinger

To pretend to be sick to avoid doing work

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Malleable

Easy to shape or bend

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Mandate

A command or authorization to do something
The will of the voters as expressed by an election

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Manifest

Visible
Evident

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Manifesto

A public declaration of beliefs or principles, usually political ones

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Marshal

To arrange in order
To gather together for the purpose of doing something.

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Martial

Warlike
Having to do with combat

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Martyr

Someone who gives up his or her life in pursuit of a cause, especially a religious one.
One who suffers for a cause
One who makes a show of suffering in order to arouse sympathy