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Flashcards in Week 13 Deck (32):
1

Keepsake, n.

Something given or kept; a memento.

2

Kennel, n.

A house for a dog or pack of hounds.

3

Kerchief, n.

A square of cloth usually folded worn by women as a head covering.

4

Kernel, n.

The inner part of a nut or fruit stone.

5

Khaki, adj.

A light olive brown to moderate or light yellowish brown color.

6

Kidnap, v.

To seize and detain unlawfully and usually for ransom.

7

Kindergarten, adj.

Or of relating to an elementary level or initial phase.

8

Kindness, n.

The quality or state of being kind.

9

Kingdom, n.

A political or territorial unit ruled by a sovereign.

10

Kiwi, n.

A woody Chinese vine (actinidia chinensis) having brown fuzzy edible fruit with a green sweet pulp.

11

Knapsack, n.

A bag or case often of canvas supported on the back by a strap over each shoulder.

12

Knave, n.

An unprincipled, deceitful fellow.

13

Knight, n.

A man holding a nonhereditary title conferred by a sovereign in recognition of personal merit or service to the country.

14

Kudos, n. pl.

Praises given for achievement.

15

Language, n.

Human use of voice sounds and written symbols that represent these sounds in organized combinations and patterns to express and communicate thoughts and feelings.

16

Lantern, n.

A portable lamp.

17

Laughter, n.

The sound produced by laughing.

18

Launder, v.

To wash (clothes, linens, etc.).

19

Lavender, adj.

A pale to light purple to very light or very pale violet color.

20

Leaky, adj.

Permitting leaks or leakage.

21

Lectern, n.

A desk or stand with a sloping top and usually a ledge at the bottom of the slope designed to support a book or script in a convenient position for a reading standing before it.

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Legible, adj.

Possible to read or decipher.

23

Lemonade, n.

A drink made of lemon juice, water, and sugar.

24

Lenient, adj.

Inclined not to be harsh or strict; merciful, generous, or indulgent.

25

Lettuce, n.

A common garden vegetable with succulent leaves that are often used in salads.

26

Level, adj.

Having no part higher than another; having a flat or even surface.

27

Leverage, n.

The power to act effectively.

28

Liability, n.

Something for which one is liable; an obligation, responsibility, or debt.

29

Libel, n.

A false publication, as in writing, print, signs, or pictures, that damages a person's reputation.

30

Library, n.

A room or section of a building or a building itself given over to books, manuscripts, or other literary and sometimes artistic materials usually kept in some convenient order for use but not for sale.

31

Lien, n.

The right to take and hold or sell the property of a debtor as security or payment for a debt or duty.

32

Lieutenant, n.

A military officer in the army, navy, air force, or marine corps.