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Flashcards in Week 14 Deck (33):
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Lightning, adj.

Moving with or having the speed and suddenness of lightning.

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Limb, n.

An animals jointed appendage used for motion or grasping.

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Limousine, n.

A larger passenger vehicle, usually luxurious and driven by a chauffeur.

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Linear, adj.

Involving a single dimension; not square or cubic.

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Linoleum, n.

A floor covering made by laying on a cloth backing a mixture of solidified linseed oil and various solid particles and usually pigments.

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Literate, adj.

Able to read and write.

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Livelihood, n.

Means of support; subsistence.

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Livid, adj.

Very angry; furious.

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Location, n.

A place where something is or could be located; a site.

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Locust, n.

A grasshopper that frequently travels in swarms.

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Lodging, n.

A place to live; dwelling.

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Longevity, n.

A long duration of individual life.

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Loveliness, n.

The state of being beautiful.

14

Luau, n.

A feast with Hawaiian food and usually Hawaiian entertainment.

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Ludicrous, adj.

Meriting derisive laughter or scorn; absurd.

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Lullaby, n.

A soothing refrain; especially: a song used to quiet children or lull them to sleep.

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Luminous, adj.

Emitting or seeming to emit a steady suffused light that is reflected or produced from within.

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Luncheon, n.

An afternoon party at which a light meal is served.

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Lunge, v.

To make a forceful forward movement.

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Luscious, adj.

Sweet and pleasant to taste or smell.

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Macaroni, n.

Pasta composed chiefly of semolina dried in the form of slender tubes or small fancy shapes.

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Mademoiselle, n.

An unmarried french woman.

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Maestro, n.

A master or teacher of an art.

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Magnificent, adj.

Great in deed or exalted in place.

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Maintenance, n.

The labor of keeping something (as buildings or equipment) in a state of repair or efficiency; upkeep.

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Malaria, n.

A disease caused by sporozoan parasites in the red blood cells, transmitted by the bite of anopheline mosquitos, and characterized by period attacks of chills and fevers.

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Malice, n.

Ill will; enmity.

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Malign, v.

To make evil, harmful, and often untrue statements about; speak evil of.

29

Mallet, n.

A tool with a large head for striking a surface without marring it.

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Mammoth, adj.

Gigantic.

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Manacle, n.

A device for confining the hands.

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Managerial, adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a person who conducts, directs, or supervises something.

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Mandatory, adj.

Containing, constituting, or relating to an authoritative command, order, or injunction.