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Lachrymose

tearful

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Laconic

using few words

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Laggard

dawdler, loafer, lazy person

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Lament

to express sorrow, to grieve

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Lampoon

to ridicule with satire

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Languid

lacking energy, indifferent, slow

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Lapidary

relating to precious stones or the art of cutting them

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Larceny

theft of property

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Largess

generosity

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Lassitude

lethargy, sluggishness

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Latent

present but hidden, potential

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Laud

to give praise, to glorify

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Laudable

deserving of praise

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Lavish

extravagant, profuse

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Lax

not rigid, loose, negligent

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Lecherous

lewd, lustful

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Ledger

a book that tracks financesnces

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Leery

suspicious

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Legerdemain

trickery

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Legion

a great number, a multitude

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Lenient

easygoing, permissive

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Lethargic

acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner

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Levity

an inappropriate lack of seriousness, overly casual

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Lexicon

a dictionary, a stock of terms pertaining to a particular subject or vocabulary

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Liability

handicap, something holding one back

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Liberal

tolerant, broad-minded, generous, lavish

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Liberate

emancipate, set free

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Libertarian

one who advocates individual rights and free will

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Libertine

a free thinker, usually used disparagingly, one without moral restraint

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Licentious

immoral, unrestrained by society

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Lilliputian

a very small person or thing

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Limber

flexible, capable of being shaped

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Limpid

clear, transparent

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Linchpin

central cohesive element

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Lionize

to treat as a celebrity

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Lissome

graceful, lithe, supple

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Listless

lacking energy and enthusiasm

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Livid

discolored from a bruise, pale, reddened with anger

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Loath

reluctant, unwilling

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Lobby

to petition

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Longevity

long life

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Loquacious

talkative

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Lubricate

to grease up, make slippery

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Lucid

clear and easily understood

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Lugubrious

sorrowful, mournful, dismal

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Lull

to calm

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Lumber

to move slowly and awkwardly

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Luminous

bright, brilliant, glowing

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Lummox

clumsy or stupid oaf

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Lurid

harshly shocking, sensational, glowing

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Lyricist

person who writes words for a song