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Flashcards in Lesson 11 Deck (15):
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Powerless; lacking strength

Impotent

1

A curse

Imprecation

2

Humorous, light hearted

Jocular

3

To place side by side for comparison

Juxtapose

4

Pertaining to motion

Kinetic

5

Destiny; date; fortune (one's lot in life)

Kismet

6

A sound made by a bell rung slowly for a death or funeral

Knell

7

A complicated network of winding passages; a maze

Labyrinth

8

Tearful, weepy

Lachrymose

9

Using few words; short; concise

Laconic

10

Softly bright or radiant; running or moving lightly over a surface

Lambent

11

Sluggish; drooping from weakness

Languid

12

Lustful or lewd; inciting sexual desire

Lascivious

13

Sleight of hand; deception

Legerdemain

14

One who leads and immoral life

Libertine