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lenient
(lē'nē-ənt, lēn'yənt)
adj.
Inclined not to be harsh or strict; merciful, generous, or indulgent: lenient parents; lenient rules.
let drop;
let fall
Utter a word or hint, either casually or inadvertently. For example, He let drop the fact that he'd decided to run for office, or She let fall some bits of gossip about the other teachers.
let alone
not to mention
let down
disappoint
let off steam;
blow off steam
Air or relieve one's pent-up feelings by loud talk or vigorous activity. For example, Joan's shouting did not mean she was angry at you; she was just blowing off steam, or After spending the day on very exacting work, Tom blew off steam by going for a long run. This metaphoric term refers to easing the pressure in a steam engine
let off
off the hook;
exonerate
let on
disclose;
reveal
let up
stop;
cease
lethargy
(lĕth'ər-jē)
A state of sluggishness, inactivity, and apathy.
A state of unconsciousness resembling deep sleep.
levity
轻率, 轻薄, 轻浮
frivolity
(frĭ-vŏl'ĭ-tē)
The quality or condition of being frivolous.
A frivolous act or thing.
lethargy
(lĕth'ər-jē)
A state of sluggishness, inactivity, and apathy.
A state of unconsciousness resembling deep sleep.
slush
half melted ice or snow
sluggish
slow
levy
征收, 征集, 强索, 扣押, 征税, 课税, 征收额, 征兵, 税款
lexicon
lĕk'sĭ-kŏn'
dictionary
slush
half melted ice or snow
sluggish
slow
frivolity
(frĭ-vŏl'ĭ-tē)
The quality or condition of being frivolous.
A frivolous act or thing.
lexicon
lĕk'sĭ-kŏn'
dictionary
libertine
(lĭb'ər-tēn')
n.
One who acts without moral restraint; a dissolute person.
One who defies established religious precepts; a freethinker.
adj.
Morally unrestrained; dissolute.
profligate
(prŏf'lĭ-gĭt, -gāt')
adj.
Given over to dissipation; dissolute.
Recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant.
n.
A profligate person; a wastrel.
rake
debauchee
libertine;
rake;
profligate
limber
lissome;
supple;
lithesome
limpid
lucid;
pellucid;
clear
pellucid
(pə-lū'sĭd)
adj.
Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent. See synonyms at clear.
Transparently clear in style or meaning: pellucid prose.
lineage
(lĭn'ē-ĭj)
n.

Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
Derivation.
The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
lineament
容貌, 轮廓, 相貌
linger
tarry;
dawdle
liquefy
become liquid
lithe
limber;
lissome;
pliant
livery
uniform
livid
铁青的
angry
loaf
linger;
dally;
dawdle
loath
unwilling;
indisposed;
disinclined
loll
(lŏl)
v., lolled, loll·ing, lolls.

v.intr.
To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
To hang or droop laxly: a pennant lolling from the mast.
loathe (lōTH)
tr.v., loathed, loath·ing, loathes.
To dislike (someone or something) greatly; abhor.
loath also loth
(lōth, lōTH)
adj.
Unwilling or reluctant; disinclined: I am loath to go on such short notice.
lode
矿脉, 水道, 水路
lofty
disdainful;
arrogant
loiter
loaf;
loll;
dillydally
longitude
经度, 经线
loom
1. 隐约地出现, 阴森地逼近, 隐约呈现的形象

idioms:

loom large 显得突出
2. 隐约呈现的形象
lopsided
倾向一方的, 不平衡的
loquacious
talktive;
chatty
lore
learning;
knowledge
lucrative
profitable
ludicrous
ridiculous
lugubrious
(lʊ-gū'brē-əs, -gyū'-)
adj.
Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.
lug
drag;
tow
lubricate
grease
lubicious
sleek;
smooth
lukewarm
tepid
tepid
微温的, 不太热心的, 温热的
lull
calm;
pacify
loll
loaf
luminous
bright
lumpish
awkward
lunatic
demented
lurch
stagger;
stumble
1. 突然倾斜, 蹒跚, 东倒西歪地向前, 踉跄, 摇晃

idioms:

leave in the lurch 在某人危难时舍弃不顾
2. 惨败, 挫折, 倾斜
lure
(lʊr)
n.

Something that tempts or attracts with the promise of pleasure or reward.
An attraction or appeal.
lurk
(lûrk)
intr.v., lurked, lurk·ing, lurks.
To lie in wait, as in ambush.
To move furtively; sneak.
lurid
(lʊr'ĭd)
Causing shock or horror; gruesome
luscious
delicious
succulent
(sŭk'yə-lənt)
adj.
Full of juice or sap; juicy.
delectable
(dĭ-lĕk'tə-bəl)
adj.
Greatly pleasing; delightful.
Greatly pleasing to the taste; delicious. See synonyms at delicious.
lust
desire
luster
gloss;
glitter
lusty
strong
lyceum
līsē'əm
association
lynch
(lĭnch)
tr.v., lynched, lynch·ing, lynch·es.
To execute without due process of law, especially to hang, as by a mob.
lyrical
melodic