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loom, loomed, looming, looms.intransitive verbs
to hover over ready to pounce; to seem imminent; impend; if something looms over you, it appears as a large or unclear shape, a hulk, often in a frightening way; if a worrying or threatening situation or event is looming, it seems likely to happen soon; to come into sight in enlarged or distorted and indistinct form; to come prominently into view; 
loom.noun, plural.looms
an apparatus for making thread or yarn into cloth by weavingstrands together at right angles; a distorted, threatening appearance of something

Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len.Hawaiian therapist who healed an entire ward of criminally insane people, all of whom have been released and the ward closed. Joe Vitale coauthored the book.Zero Limits.with Dr. Len. Click on the people picture for an overview of the book. Dr Len's website is zerolimits.info

lavish.adjective
characterized by or produced with extravagance and profusion-(a lavish buffet); profuse; immoderate in giving or bestowing; unstinting (the critics were lavish with their praise) 
lavish, lavished, lavishing, lavishes.intransitive verbs-
to give or bestow in abundance; shower (lavished attention on his customers)
lavishly.adverb
lavishness, lavisher.noun

luxury.noun, plural.luxuries
something inessential but conducive to pleasure and comfort; something expensive or hard to obtain; sumptuous living or surrounding (lives in luxury)
attributive.often used to modify another noun (a luxury condominium; luxury accommodations)

luxuriant.adjective
characterized by rich or profuse growth; producing or yielding in abundance; excessively.florid or elaborate; marked by or displaying luxury; luxurious
luxuriantly.adverb
luxuriance.noun
luxurious.adjective
fond of or given to luxury; marked by or contributing to luxury; of a sumptuous, costly or rich variety
luxuriously.adverb
luxuriousness.noun
luxuriate, luxuriated, luxuriating, luxuriates.intransitive verbs
to take luxurious pleasure; indulge oneself; to be luxuriant; to proliferate; to grow profusely; thrive
lucre.noun
money or profits unconscionably gained is wrong (Titus 1:11)

lucrative.adjective
producing wealth; profitable

lyses.noun, plural.lysis
lysem, lysed, lysing, lyses.transitive.and.intransitive verbs.
to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
lysis.noun; plural.lyses
Biochemistry:.the dissolution or destruction of cells, such as blood cells or bacteria, as by the action of a specific lysin
lysin.noun
an antibody that is capable of causing the destruction or dissolution of red blood cells, bacteria or other cellular-elements
lytic.adjective
a term describing the bacteriophage cell making so many copies of itself within the host cell that it hijacked (it's parasitic), that it bursts

lobe.noun,.plural.lobes
a rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part (the lobe of an ear); a subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue or other structural boundaries
lobed.adjective
having a lobe or lobes (lobed leaves)

lipoprotein.noun,.plural.lipoproteins
any of a group of conjugated proteins in which at least one of the components is a lipid; lipoproteins classify according to their densities and chemical qualities and are the principal means by which lipids are transported in the blood

legerdemain.noun
sleight.of hand as of a magician; a show of skill or deceitful cleverness

leisure.noun, plural.leisures
attributive.often used to modify another noun (leisure time; leisure travel; a woman of many travels)
at leisure.idiom
freedom from time consuming.duties, responsibilities or activities; when one has free time; at one's convenience
leisurely.adjective
acting, proceeding or done without haste; unhurried; slow leisurely.adverb
in an unhurried manner; slowly
leisureliness.noun

legalism.noun
strict, literal adherence to the law or to a particular code, as of religion or morality.(*)
legalistic.adjective
legalistically.adverb
legalist.noun,.plural.legalists

lo.interjection
to note; to become aware of; used to attract attention or to show surprise

lissome.also.lissom.adjective
easily bent; supple; having the ability to move with ease; limber
lissomely.adverb
lissomeness.noun

luster.noun
soft reflected light; sheen; brilliance or radiance of light; any of various substances, such as wax or glaze, used to give an object a gloss or polish
luster, lustered, lustering, lusters.verbs
transitive verb use.to give a gloss, glaze or sheen to; to give or add glory, radiance, distinction or splendor to
intransitive verb use.to be or become lustrous

lustrous.adjective
having a sheen or glow; gleaming with or as if with brilliant light; radiant; bright (after her health cleanse her skin was lustrous)
lustrously.adverb
lustrousness.noun

lackluster.adjective
lacking brightness, luster.or.vitality; dull (the paint on the old car is now looking lackluster; the same jokes, even told by different people, are lackluster)

lack.noun
a deficiency or an absence (a lack of money); something needed or wanted
lack, lacked, lacking, lacks.verbs
transitive verb use.to be entirely without or have very little of; to be in need of something that is necessary or desirable (she lacks the money to buy new shoes; the plant died because it lacked moisture); to be in want (I need help; the garden needs care)
intransitive verb use.to be wanting or deficient (you will not be lacking in support from me); to be in need of something (I lacked for nothing)

lapse, lapsed, lapsing, lapses.verbs
intransitive verb use.to fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality or conduct (a team that lapsed into mediocrity halfway through the season); slip (a lapse in attention caused him to stumble); to come to an end, especially gradually or temporarily (she realized that his attention had lapsed and he hadn't heard the assignment); to be no longer valid or active; expire (she allowed her membership to lapse after the first year); to go by; elapse (years had lapsed since we last met
transitive verb use.to allow to lapse
lapse.noun
the act or an instance of lapsing (a lapse of memory; a lapse in judgment); a break in continuity; a pause (a lapse in the conversation); a period of time; an interval (a lapse of several years)
lapser.noun,.plural.lapsers

lithe, lither, lithest.adjectives
readily bent; supple.(lithe birch branches); marked by effortless grace.(a lithe ballet dancer)
lithely.adverb
litheness.noun

Locke, John 1632-1704. English philosopher
in.An Essay Concerning Human Understanding-(1690) he set out the principles of empiricism and his.Two Treatises on Government-(1690) influenced the.Declaration of Independence

lurk, lurked, lurking, lurks.intransitive verbs
to lie in wait, as in ambush; to hide as behind a bush in order to observe or wait for opportunity to pounce; (the lion concealed his presence observing the prey from behind the brush); to move furtively; sneak; to exist unobserved or unsuspected (danger lurking around every bend in the old high mountain road)
lurkingly.adverb

large, larger, largest.adjectives
of greater than average size, extent, quantity or amount; big
largely.adverb
for the most part; mainly; on a large scale; amply
at large.idiom
not in confinement or captivity; at liberty (he felt at liberty to walk through the park) a convict still at large; as a whole; in general (the country at large)
largeness.noun

like, liked,liking, likes.verbs
if you talk about what something or someone is like, you are talking about their qualities or features (what was Bulgaria like?; what did she look like?; what was it like growing up in that country?)
transitive verb use.to find pleasant or attractive; enjoy; to want to have (would like some coffee); to feel about; regard (how do you like today's weather?); fond of
intransitive verb use.to have an inclination or a preference (if you like, we can meet you there); to be pleased
like.noun, plural.likes
something that is liked (these model cars are my likes); a preference (made a list of likes and dislikes)
likeable.or.likable.adjective
pleasing; attractive
likeableness.or.likableness.noun

like.preposition
possessing the characteristics of; resembling closely; similar to; in the typical.manner of (it's not like you to take offense at a remark from a kid); as if the probability.exists for (looks like a good year for farmers); such as; for example (she saved things like old newspapers and pieces of string)
like.adjective
possessing the same or almost the same characteristics; similar (on this and like occasions always wear a tie); alike (they are as like as two siblings); having equivalent.value or quality; as used in negative sentences (there's nothing like a good night's sleep)
like.adverb
in the manner of being; as if; used as an intensifier of action (worked like hell; ran like crazy)' probably; likely (kike as not she'll change her mind); used to provide emphasis or a pause (like let's get going now)
like.noun, plural.likes
one similar to or like another; an equivalent or similar person or thing; an equal or match (I've never seen the likes of this weather before; we'll never see it like this again)
like.conjunction
as if (it looks like we'll finish on time)

likeness.noun,.plural.likenesses
the state, quality or fact of being like; resemblance; an imitative appearance; a semblance

liken, likened, likening, likens.transitive verbs
to see, mention or show as similar; to compare
likewise.adverb
likeminded.adjective
in the same way; in like manner; similarly; also
having a similar or identical.opinion, disposition, etc.
likemindedly.adverb
ikemindedness.noun

likely, likelier, likeliest.adjectives
possessing or displaying the qualities or characteristics that make something probable (they left early enough, so they are likely to be here in time for dinner); within the realm of credibility; plausible (not a very likely excuse); apparently.appropriate or suitable (there were several likely candidates for the job); attractive; pleasant (found a likely spot under a shady tree for the picnic)
likely.adverb
probably

layer.noun, plural.layers
a single thickness of a material covering a surface or forming an overlying part or segment (a layer of dust on the windowsill; a cake with four layers); one that lays (a brick layer; a hen kept for laying eggs; a stratum (layers of sedimentary rock; a layer of warm air); a depth or level (a poem with several layers of meaning)
layer, layered, layering, layers.verbs
transitive verb use.to divide or form into layers (layered gravel and charcoal to make a filter); to cut hair into different, usually overlapping lengths
intransitive verb use.to form or come apart as layers
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