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28 terms

Verbs and nouns list no 28

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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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