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levee
embankment to prevent flooding; pier; reception
levity
lack seriousness, frivolous
lexicographer
editor of dictionary
pecuniary
involvin money
libertine
person unrestrained by convention or morality
dissolute
unrestrained by convention or morality
libretto
words to opera
licentious
lacking legal or moral restraints
profligate
n. a recklessly extravagent consumer
v. wasteful or unrestrained by morals and convention
lien
legal claim until debt is repaid
liken
compare
limn
depict, delineate, outline
limpid
transparancy, pellucid
lissome
lithe, supple(flexible, bengin freely)
list
tilt
lode
ore deposit
lofty
imposing height; elevated status; superior
loll
act lazily, indolent manner
loutish
boorish, churlish, cloddish; clumsy, uncouth, aggressive man
lucubration
laborious studies
lucrative
profitable
lugubrious
mournful
lull
cause sleep; soothe
lumber
move ponderously (slow and laborious)
lumen
unit of luminous
luminary
person who inspires, influences
lurch
move unsteadily, stagger; be vulnerable position
appropriation
money set aside by legis for specific purpose; incorporation by uniting or joining
purloin
steal, pilfer
ascetic
rigorous self-discipline by practicing self-denial
teetotaler
complete abstainer
macabre
grisly
macerate
soak, soften by soaking and disintigrate,
maculate
mac = mark
blotched, impure
maelstrom
turbulent, whirlpool
malady
illness
malign
badmouth; evil
malinger
to pretend illness to avoid duty/work
mangle
mutilate; make incoherent
mangy
many wore, threadbare spots (as in carpet)
manifest
document of contents of cargo; clearly revealed
mannered
unnatural
manumit
release from slavery
martial
of/relating to war
mastigate
chew
matriculate
enrol
maudlin
weakly and effusively sentimental