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lagoon

shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs

laity

laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy

lambaste

censure severely or angrily

lampoon

ridicule with satire

lancet

a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade

langour

lassitude

lap

take in food with tongue,splash gently

larceny

theft

larder

a small storeroom for storing foods or wines

largess

generous gift

leaven

cause to rise or grow lighly,enliven

lectern

reading desk

leeway

room to move,margin

legerdemain

sleight of hands, quick with fingers

levee

a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

levitate

to rise or float, or cause to rise, seemingly despite gravity

levity

lack of seriousness

lexicographer

compiler of dictionary

lexicon

dictionary

libertine

unrestrained by convention or morality

libretoo

text of of an opera

licentious

lacking moral discipline

lien

legal claim on property

limn

draw; outline; describe

lineaments

features especially of a face

litany

supplicatory prayer

loll

lounge about

lope

gallop slowly

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