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SAT word list 28: lament-low

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languid
adj. weary; sluggish; listless
languish
v. lose animation; lose strength
languor
n. lassitude; depression
lap
v. take in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently
larceny
n. theft
larder
n. pantry; place where food is kept
largess
n. generous gift
latent
adj. potential but undeveloped; dormant; hidden
lateral
adj. coming from the side
latitude
n. freedom from narrow limitations
lax
adj. careless
leaven
v. cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven
lecherous
adj. lustful; impure in thought and deed
leery
adj. suspicious; cautious
legacy
n. a gift made by a will
legend
n. explanatory list of symbols on a map
legerdemain
n. sleight of hand
leniency
n. mildness; permissiveness
lethal
adj. deadly
levitate
v. float in the air (especially by magical means)
levy
v. impose (a fine); collect (a payment)
lewd
adj. lustful
lexicographer
n. compiler of a dictionary
lexicon
n. dictionary
liability
n. drawback; debts
liaison
n. contact keeping parts of an organization in communication; go-between; secret love affair
libel
n. defamatory statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character
liberator
n. one who sets free
libretto
n. text of an opera
licentious
adj. amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
lilliputian
adj., n. extremely small
limber
adj. flexible
limerick
n. humorous short verse
limpid
adj. clear; transparent; lucid
linchpin
n. something that holds or links various parts together
lineage
n. descent; ancestry
linguistic
adj. pertaining to language
liniment
n. ointment; lotion; salve
lionize
v. treat as a celebrity
liquidate
v. settle accounts; clear up
list
v. tilt; lean over
litany
n. supplicatory prayer
litigation
n. lawsuit
livid
adj. lead-colored; black and blue; enraged
loath
adj. reluctant; disinclined
loathe
v. detest
log
n. record of a voyage or flight; record of day to day activities
loiter
v. hang around; linger
loll
v. lounge about
longevity
n. long life
loom
v. appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged or distorted form)
lope
v. gallop slowly
loquacious
adj. talkative
lout
n. clumsy person
low
v. moo

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