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Glossary of L Words 2

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lank
long and slender
lapidary
a dealer in precious stones
labyrinthine
complicated; intricate
libel
a false statement in written form
lacerate
to tear (flesh) roughly; to mangle
log (gr)
word, study; as catalogue, psychology
lambent
softly bright or radiant; running or moving lightly over a surface
lascivious
lustful or lewd; inciting sexual desire
lackluster
lacing brilliance or liveliness; dull or vapid
laureate
worthy of praise or honor
lachrymose
tearful
libretto
the words of an opera
laconic
using few words; concise
liaison
a bond; a connection; an illicit relationship between a man and a woman
lampoon
a sharp, often harmful satire
lexicon
dictionary
languid
sluggish; drooping from weakness
libertine
one who leads an immoral life
larceny
theft
lat (gr)
carry; as translation, dilate
libation
a drink; a beverage
leonine
lion-like; fierce; authoritative
leg, lig, lect (gr)
choose, gather; as legible, eligible, collect
lassitude
a feeling of weakness and weariness
levity
lightness of body or spirit; lack of seriousness
largess
gifts that have been given generously
liber (gr)
free; as liberate, libertine
lieu (in lieu of)
in place of; instead of
legerdemain
sleight of hand; deception
loc (gr)
place; as dislocate, local

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