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kismet
n. fate
juncture
n. turning point n. place where two things are joined
knell
n. sound of the funeral bell n. tolling of a bell at a funeral
laconic
adj. brief and to the point
kaleidoscope
n. tube in which patters made by reflection in morrors of colored pieces of glass, etc. produce interesting symmetrical effects
lampoon
vb. mock
junket
n. merry feast or picnic
kith
n. familiar friends
kindred
adj. related adj. similar in nature or character
knead
vb. mix vb. work dough
lagniappe
n. present of little value or importance given to a customer
lackluster
adj. dull
junta
n. group of men joined in a secret political plan n. plot
lackadaisical
adj. lacking spirit
juxtapose
vb. place side by side
lachrymose
adj. producing tears
juggernaut
n. irresistible crushing force
laity
n. persons not connected with the clergy n. man who is a nonprofessional
lambent
adj. softly giving off light adj. burning unsteadily
kinetic
adj. producing motion
lacerate
vb. tear vb. disfigure by cutting
lackey
n. footman n. person who flatters
lagoon
n. shallow body of water near a sea n. lake
laggard
adj. slow adj. sluggish
knavery
n. mischievous behavior
ken
n. range of knowledge
labyrinth
n. maze
laminated
adj. made of thin plates or scales
knoll
n. little round hill
kiosk
n. summerouse n. open pavilion
jocular
adj. said or done in a joking manner
jeopardy
n. expose to death or danger
kleptomaniac
n. person who has an obsessive desire to steal
jingoism
n. extremely aggressive and argumentative loyalty to a country
jettison
vb. throw overboard
jurisprudence
n. science of law
jocose
adj. giving to joking
jocund
adj. merry
judicious
adj. wise adj. determined by sound judgement
jubilation
n. rejoicing