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50 Cards in this Set

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lancet (n)
small surgical tool for making incisions
lassitude (n)
languor; weariness
latent (adj)
potential but undeveloped; dormant; hidden
legerdemain (n)
slight of hand
libertine (n)
debauched person, roué.
limn (v)
draw; outline; describe
limpid (adj)
clear
lionize (v)
treat as a celebrity
litany (n)
supplicatory prayer
litotes (n)
understatement for emphasis
loquacious (adj)
talkative
lucre (n)
money
lugubrious (adj)
mournful
macerate (v)
soften by soaking in liquid; waste away
maculated (adj)
spotted; stained
magniloquent (adj)
boastful, pompous
malfeasance (n)
wrongdoing
malingerer (n)
one who feigns illness to escape duty
manifold (adj)
numerous; varied
mannered (adj)
affected; not natural
manumit (v)
emancipate; free from bondage
martinet (n)
One who demands absolute adherence to forms and rules
matriculate (v)
enroll (in college or graduate school)
maudlin (adj)
effusively sentimental
mawkish (adj)
mushy and gushy. sentimental maudlin
mealymouthed (adj)
indirect in speech; hypocritical; evasive
mellifluous (adj)
sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious
mendacious (adj)
lying; habitually dishonest
mendicant (n)
beggar
mercantile (adj)
concerning trade
mercurial (adj)
capricious; changing; fickle
metallurgical (adj)
pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores
Mete (v)
measure; distribute
meteoric (adj)
swift; momentarily brilliant
milieu (n)
environment
militate (v)
work against
minatory (adj)
menacing; threatening
mincing (adj)
affectedly dainty
misanthrope (n)
one who hate mankind
mischance (n)
ill luck
misogamy (n)
hatred of marriage
missive (n)
a letter
mitigate (v)
appease; moderate
modicum (n)
limited quantity
modulate (v)
tone down in intensity; regulate
languor (n)
lassitude; depression
ligeous (adj)
like wood
loath (adj)
reluctant
magnanimity (n)
generosity
meretricious (adj)
flashy; tawdry