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Labile (adj)

readily open to change, unstable

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Lachyrmose (adj)

causing tears, tearful, showing sorrow

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lacrima-

tear

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Laconic (adj)

using few words; terse

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terse

sparing in the use of words; abrupt

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Lassitude (n)

listlessness, languor, weariness

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languor

the state or feeling, often pleasant, of tiredness or inertia

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Laud (v)

to praise highly

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Lavish (adj)

extravagant

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Lavish (v)

to bestow something in great quantities, or to cover liberally

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Lethargic (adj)

characterized by lethargy or sluggishness

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lethargos (Greek)

forgetful

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Lethargy (n)

lack of energy or enthusiasm

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Libertine (n)

someone unrestrained by morality or convention or leading a dissolute life

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liber- (Latin)

free

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Libertine (adj)

characterized by a disregard of morality, especially in sexual matters

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Limn (v)

to draw, outline in detail

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Limpid (adj)

transparent, serene, clear and simple in style, untroubled

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List (v)

to tilt or lean to one side

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Loquacious (adj)

extremely talkative

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loqui- (Latin)

talk

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Lucid (adj)

intelligible, sound, clear

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Lumber (v)

to move heavily and clumsily or with a rumbling sound

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Luminous (adj)

characterized by brightness and the omission of light, emission of light, enlightened, clear

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lumen- (Latin)

light