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Flashcards in Vocab J,K,L Deck (18):
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Jape

Jest,joke, mock, prank

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Jejune

Something you are tired of due to overindulgence

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Joie de vivre

Joy of life, happiness cheerfulness

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Ken

To know something, realize, see

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Lackluster

Lacking energy,excitement,shine,boring

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Laissez faire

No interference in the affairs of others or the people or the market

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Lapidary

Elegant concise

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Lares and penates

Treasured belongings of a family, household gods

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Largess

Liberality in bestowing gifts in a condescending manner

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Leery

On ones guard, suspicious, wary, distrustful

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Leviathan

Large and powerful

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Libidinous

Full of lust, having or exhibiting lust

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Lilliputian

Very small, tiny, narrow-minded

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Lingua Franca

Something that is like a common language, language used for communication between people with different languages

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Lionize

To treat someone as if they were important

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Literati

Scholarly or learned people, intellectuals

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Loggerheads

In a stubborn argument with someone

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Lugubrious

Full with exaggerated sadness or mournfulness