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irascible
easily angered
iridescent
showing rainbow colors
irreverence
disrespect
irrevocable
incapable of being taken back
laceration
a cut, tear
laconic
terse in speech or writing
languid
sluggish from fatigue or weakness
larceny
obtaining another's property by theft or trickery
largess
the generous giving of lavish gifts
latent
hidden, but capable of being exposed
laudatory
expressing admiration or praise
lavish
given without limits OR to give without limits
legerdemain
deception, slight-of-hand
lenient
demonstrating tolerance or gentleness
lethargic
in a state of sluggishness or apathy
liability
something for which one is legally responsible, usually involving a disadvantage or risk OR a handicap, burden
libertarian
advocating principles of liberty and free will
licentious
displaying a lack of moral or legal restraints
limpid
clear, transparent
linchpin
something that holds separate parts together
lithe
graceful, flexible, supple
litigant
someone engaged in a lawsuit
lucid
clear, easily understandable
luminous
brightly shining
lurid
ghastly, sensational
nadir
the lowest point of something
nascent
in the process of being born or coming into existence
nebulous
vaguely defined, cloudy
nefarious
heinously villainous
negligent
habitually careless, neglectful
neophyte
someone who is young or inexperienced
nocturnal
relating to or occurring during the night
noisome
unpleasant, offensive, especially to the sense of smell
nomadic
wandering from place to place
nominal
trifling, insignificant
nonchalant
having a lack of concern, indifference
nondescript
lacking a distinctive character
notorious
widely and unfavorably known
novice
a beginner, someone without training or experience
noxious
harmful, unwholesome
nuance
a slight variation in meaning, tone, expression
nurture
to assist the development of