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Flashcards in Word List 28 Deck (56):
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Lament

Grieve; express sorrow

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Lampoon

Ridicule

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Languid

Weary; sluggish; listless

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Languish

Lose animation; lose strength

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Languor

Lassitude; depression

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Larceny

Theft

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Larder

Pantry; place where food is kept

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Lassitude

Languor; weariness

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Latent

Potential but undeveloped

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Laud

Praise

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Lavish

Generous; openhanded; extravagant; wasteful

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Lax

Careless

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Leaven

Cause to rise or grow lighter

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Lecherous

Lustful; impure in thought and deed

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Leery

Suspicious; cautious

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Leniency

Mildness; permissiveness

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Lethargic

Drowsy; dull

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Levitate

Float in the air

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Levity

Lack of seriousness; lightness

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Levy

Impose; collect

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Lewd

Lustful

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Lexicographer

Compiler of a dictionary

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Lexicon

Dictionary

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Liability

Drawback; debts

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Liaison

Contact keeping parts of an organization in communication; secret love affair

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Libel

Defamatory statement

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Liberator

One who sets free

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Libretto

Text of an opera

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Licentious

Amoral; lewd and lascivious

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Lilliputian

Extremely small

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Limber

Flexible

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Limerick

Humorous short verse

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Limpid

Clear; transparent

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Linchpin

Something that holds or links various parts together

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Lineage

Descent; ancestry

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Linger

Loiter or dawdle

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Linguistic

Pertaining to language

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Liniment

Ointment; lotion; salve

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Lionize

Treat as a celebrity

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Liquidate

Settle accounts; clear up

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List

Tilt; lean over

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Listless

Lacking in spirits or energy

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litany

Supplicatory prayer

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Lithe

Flexible; supple

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Litigation

Lawsuit

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Livid

Lead-colored; black and blue

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Loath

Reluctant; disinclined

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Loathe

Detest

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Lofty

Very high

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Log

Record of a voyage or flight

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Loll

Lounge about

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Longevity

Long life

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Loom

Appear or take shape

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Lope

Gallop slowly

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Loquacious

Talkative

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Lout

Clumsy person