Part 3 Flashcards Preview

TOEFL Smart Words > Part 3 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Part 3 Deck (232)
Loading flashcards...
0

Judicious (a.)

Exercising sound judgment

1

Juxtapose (v.)

To place side by side

2

Kinetic (a.)

Having to do with motion ; lively ; active

3

Labyrinth (n.)

A maze ; something like a maze

4

Laconic (a.)

Using few words, especially to the points of seeming rude

5

Lament (v.)

To mourn

6

Lampoon (v.)

To satirize ; to mock ; to parody

7

Languish (v.)

To become weak, listless, or depressed

8

Largess (n.)

Generous giving of gifts ; generosity ; philanthropy

9

Latent (a.)

Present but not visible or apparent ; potential

10

Laud (v.)

To praise ; to applaud ; to extol

11

Legacy (n.)

Something handed down from the past ; a bequest

12

Lethargy (n.)

Sluggishness ; laziness ; drowsiness

13

Levity (n.)

Lightness ; frivolity ; unseriousness

14

Libel (n.)

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

15

Litigate (v.)

To try in court ; to engage in legal proceedings

16

Loquacious (a.)

Talking a lot or too much

17

Lucid (a.)

Clear ; easy to understand

18

Lugubrious (a.)

Exaggeratedly mournful

19

Luminious (a.)

Giving off light ; glowing ; bright

20

Machination (n.)

Scheming activity for an evil purpose

21

Magnanimous (a.)

Unresentful ; generous ; noble in spirit

22

Magnate (n.)

A rich, powerful, or very successful business-person

23

Malaise (n.)

A feeling of depression, uneasiness, or queasiness

24

Malfeasance (n.)

An illegal act, especially by a public official

25

Malinger (v.)

To pretend to be sick to avoid doing work

26

Malleable (a.)

Easy to shape or bend

27

Mandate (n.)

A command or authorization to do something

28

Manifest (a.)

Visible ; evident

29

Manifesto (n.)

A public declaration of beliefs or principles, usually political ones