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GRE 17

Terms

undefined, object
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larder
pantry; place where food is kept
languid
weary; sluggish; listless
legerdemain
sleight of hand
ken
range of knowledge
juggernaut
irresistible crushing force
lateral
coming from the side
knell
tolling of a bell, esp to indicate a funeral, disaster; etc; sound of the funeral bell
lax
careless
kernel
central or vital part; whole seed
lectern
reading desk
lambaste
beat; thrash verbally or physically
libretto
text of an opera
ligneous
like wood
lascivious
lustful
jocose
given to joking
limn
draw; outline; describe
kleptomaniac
person who has a compulsive desire to steal
knave
untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel
largess
generous gift
lineaments
features, especially of the face
liability
drawbacks; debt
libertine
debauched person, roue
lilliputian
extremely small
leery
suspicious; cautious
limpid
clear
lien
legal claim on a property
juncture
crisis; joining point
lap
take in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently
leaven
cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven
lampoon
ridicule
jovial
good-natured; merry
litany
supplicatory prayer
laggard
slow; sluggish
jocund
merry
languish
lose animation or strength
lexicon
dictionary
lexicographer
compiler of a dictionary
latitude
freedom from narrow limitations
lancet
small surgical tool for making incisions
libidinous
lustful
kinetic
producing motion
licentious
amoral; lewd and lascivious
list
v. tilt; lean over
lackadaisical
lacking purpose or zest; halfhearted; languid
labile
likely to change; unstable
laity
laypersons; persons not connected with the clergy
languor
lassitude; depression
lachrymose
producing tears
lionize
treat as a celebrity
jocular
said or done in jest

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