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labile
adj; likely to change; unstable
lachrymose
adj; producing tears
laconic
adj; brief and to the point
laggard
adj; slow; sluggish
laity
n; laypersons; persons not connected with the clergy
lancet
n; small surgical tool for making incisions
languish
v; lose animation or strength
languor
n; lassitude; depression
lap
v; take in food or drink with one's tongue; splash
larder
n; pantry; place where food is kept
largess
n; generous gift
lassitude
n; langour; weariness
latitude
n; freedom from narrow limitations
laud
v; praise
legacy
n; a gift made by a will
legerdemain
n; sleight of hand
leonine
adj; like a lion
levity
n; lack of seriousness
libertine
n; debauched person; roué
libretto
n; text of an opera
licentious
adj; amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
lien
n; legal claim on a property
ligneous
adj; like wood
limn
v; draw; outline; describe
limpid
adj; clear
lineaments
n; features, especially of the face
lionize
v; treat as a celebrity
list
v; tilt; lean over
listless
adj; lacking in spirit or energy
litany
n; supplicatory prayer
lithe
adj; flexible; supple
livid
adj; lead-colored; black and blue; ashen; enraged
loath
adj; reluctant; disinclined
lode
n; metal-bearing vein
lope
v; gallop slowly
lout
n; clumsy person
low
v; moo
lucre
n; money
lugubrious
adj; mournful
lumen
n; unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
lurid
adj; wild; sensational; graphic