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LEGERDMAIN
CHICANERY

Gypsies are famous for their legerdmain.
LIBIDINOUS
LUSTFUL

Libidinous men should stay away from children.
LICENTIOUS
IMMORAL

Licentious behaviour will not be tolerated by the staff.
LIEN
RIGHT TO SELL PROPERTY OF A DEBTOR

Some prospectors hold fast to lien.
LINIMENT
OINTMENT

Put some liniment on the wound.
LIONIZE
TO TREAT AS CELEBRITY

Don't lionize the model, she'll get a big head.
LISSOME
LIMBER

The lissome ballerina bent in impossible ways.
LUGUBRIOUS
LACHRYMOSE

The lugubrious girl used a whole box of tissue.
LURID
SENSATIONAL

The lurid details....
MACHINATION
A PLOT

There is a machination against me!
MALAPROPISM
MISUSE OF A WORD

Are malapropisms the same as Freudian slips?
MANUMISSION
FREEDOM, RELEASE

Latitude is manumission.
MARTINET
DISCIPLINARIAN

Some teachers are martinets.
MAUDLIN, MAWKISH
SENTIMENTAL

Why is Hallmark so maudlin and mawkish?
MENDACIOUS
DISHONEST

The mendacious child lied.