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out to lunch.idiom
not in touch with the real world; crazy; unsane

lunch.noun
a meal eaten at midday; the food provided for a midday meal lunch, lunched, lunching, lunches.intransitive verbs
to eat a midday meal
luncher.noun
luncheon.noun
a lunch, especially a formal one; an afternoon party at which a light meal is served

lest.conjunction
if you do something lest something unpleasant should happen, you do it to try to prevent the unpleasant thing from happening; in order to make sure that something will not happen; with the intention of preventing (tiptoed lest the children would be awakened; she didn't open the door lest the strong wind would blow in dust; lest we forget the soldiers who gave all they could for their country; caring, she paused, lest she say too much; used notes to prompt thoughts lest he get off track with other information)

longevity.noun,.plural.longevities
long life; great duration of life; length or duration of life; long duration or continuance, as in an occupation (had unusual longevity in the company; her longevity as a star)
longevous.adjective

limp, limped, limping, limps.intransitive verbs
to walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg; to move or proceed haltingly or unsteadily (the project limped along with a shortage of qualified workmen)
limp.noun
an irregular, jerky.or.awkward.gait
limp, limper, limpest.adjectives
lacking or having lost rigidity, as of structure or substance; without strength or firmness; weak or spiritless (a limp handshake)
limply.adverb
limpness.noun

lie.noun
a false statement deliberately presented as being true, usually to obtain some selfish thing by gaining advantage over another (but what about apart from that?); a falsehood; something meant to deceive or give a wrong impression out of selfishness
lie, lied, lying, lies.verbs
intransitive verb use.to present false information with the intention of deceiving in order to gain something at another's expense; to convey a false image or impression (especially in the governmental and corporate world, appearances often lie as officials want to maintain their lucrative positions); contrast Rahab's experience
transitive verb use.to cause to be in a specific condition or affect in a specific way by telling falsehoods (politicians have lied themselves into trouble once their lies are revealed)
synomyms.equivocate, fib, mendacious, prevaricate; the central meaning shared by these verbs is 'to evade or depart from the truth' (a witness who lied under oath; didn't equivocate about her real purpose in coming; fibbed to escape being scolded; didn't prevaricate but answered forthrightly and honestly)
liar.noun,.plural.liars
one that tells lies

lie, lay, lain, lying, lies.intransitive verbs
to be or place oneself at rest in a flat, horizontal or recumbent position; recline (lay under a tree to sleep); to be placed on or supported by a surface that is usually horizontal (dirty dishes lay on the table); to be or remain in a specified.condition (the dust has lain undisturbed for years; he lay sleeping in bed); to exist; be inherent (the solution lies in research); to occupy a position or place (the lake lies beyond this hill; to extend (our land lies between these trees and the river)
laid.verb
past tense.and.past participle.of lay
lie.noun
the manner or position in which something is situated; a haunt or hiding place of an animal
lie down.phrasal verb
to do little or nothing (lying down on the job); in nautical.terminology, to remain stationary while facing the wind
lie low.or.lay low.idiom.to keep oneself or one's plans hidden; to bide one's time but remain ready for action

limber.adjective
bending or flexing.readily (the coach told the team to limber up for the game); pliable; capable of moving, bending or contorting easily; supple
limber, limbered, limbering, limbers.verbs
transitive verb use.to make limber (limbered up his legs)
intransitive verb use.to make oneself limber (players limbering up before the game)
limberly.adverb
limberness.noun

leaven.noun
an agent, such as yeast, that causes batter or dough to rise, especially by fermentation; an element, influence or agent that works subtly to lighten, enliven or modify a whole; catalyst
leaven, leavened, leavening, leavens.transitive verbs
to add a rising agent to; to cause to rise, especially.by fermentation; to pervade with a lightening, enlivening or modifying influence

lively, livelier, liveliest.adjectives
full of life and energy; vigorous (a lively baby; a lively tune); full of spirit; marked by animated.intelligence (a lively discussion); invigorating; refreshing; effervescent; sparkling; keen; brisk gave (the kitchen floor a lively sweeping); rebounding.readily upon impact; resilient (a lively tennis ball); active
lively.adverb
with energy or vigor; briskly (step lively, don't hold up the group coming behind you)
liveliness.noun

livelihood.noun,.plural.livelihoods
means of support; subsistence; your livelihood is the job or other source of income that gives you the money to buy the things you need (fishermen who depend on the seas for their livelihood)

lurch, lurched, lurching, lurches.intransitive verbs
to lurch means to make a sudden movement, especially forwards, in an uncontrolled way; to stagger; blunder; to roll or pitch suddenly or erratically (the ship lurched in the storm; the car gave a start and then lurched forward); to lurch means to make a sudden movement, especially forwards, in an uncontrolled way (people in the lurch often take hasty action only later to find it was not in their best interest to so do); if you say that a person or organization lurches from one thing to another, you mean they move suddenly from one course of action or attitude to another in an uncontrolled way
lurch.noun
a staggering or tottering movement or gait; an abrupt.rolling or pitching (the vehicle took a lurch forward but grounded in a deep rut); in games, the losing position of a cribbage player who scores 30 points or less to the winner's 61
lurchingly.adverb
in the lurch.idiom
in a difficult or embarrassing position

lodging.noun,.plural.lodgings
a place to live (found lodging near her new job); sleeping accommodations (we found the lodgings on the tourrather.primitive); lodgings are also furnished rooms in another's house rented for accommodation
lodgment.also.lodgement.noun
the act of lodging; the state of being lodged; a place for lodging; an accumulation or a deposit
lodge, lodged, lodging, lodges.verbs
transitive verb use.to provide with temporaryaccommodation, especially for sleeping (lodges travelers in the guest houses); to rent a room to; to place or establish in quarters (lodged the children with relatives after the fire); to serve as a depository for; contain (this cabinet lodges our oldest wines); to place, leave or deposit, as for safety (documents lodged with someone you trust); to fix, force or implant (lodged the ball in the fence); to register a charge or complaint; file
intransitive verb use.to live in a place temporarily; to rent accommodations, especially for sleeping; to be or become embedded (the ball lodged in the fence)
lodge.noun,.plural.lodges
a cottage or cabin used as a temporary abode or shelter (a ski lodge); an inn; a local meeting place of certain fraternal organizations; the meeting hall of such a chapter (Wednesday is the day of the lodge meeting); the members of such a gathering; a den of certain animals, such as the dome shaped structure built by beavers (a beaver lodge)

locate, located, locating, locates.verbs
transitive verb use.to determine or specify the position of (locate a city on the map; managed to locate the site of the old artists' colonyl; was able to locate the quickest bus stop to take me downtown); to find by searching, examining or experimenting (locate the source of error in the machine); to place at a certain location; to station or situate (located a natural organic food store in town)
intransitive verb use.to become established; settle
locatable.adjective
locater.noun
location.noun
the act or process of locating; a place where something is or could be located; a site; a site away from a studio at which part or all of a movie is shot (filming a Western on location in the Rockie Mountains of Alberta)
locational.adjective

loyal.adjective
of, relating to or marked by loyalty; steadfast in allegiance to one's homeland, government or sovereign; faithful to a person, an ideal, a custom, a cause or a duty
loyally.adverb
loyalty.noun,.plural.loyalties
the state or quality of being loyal; fidelity; feelings of devoted attachment and affection (loyalties first lie with family)

low-key.adjective
if you say that something is low-key, you mean that it is on a small scale rather than involving a lot of activity or being made to seem impressive or important (the wedding will be a very low-key affair)

low, lower, lowest.adjectives
having little relative height; not high or tall; rising only slightly above surrounding surfaces; situated or placed below normal height (a low lighting fixture; water standing in low spots); cut to show the wearer's neck and chest (a low neckline of say, a dress); near or at the horizon (the Sun is low in the sky); lacking strength or vigor; weak (feeling low); relatively small, used of a cost, price or other value ((a low sale price; a low fee); not loud; soft (a low murmur); being near total.depletion (the community association's savings account is low after construction of the addition to the building
low.adverb
in or to a low position, level or space (aimed low; bent down low); softly; quietly (speak low); with a deep pitch (sang low); at a small price (bought low)
low.noun,.plural.lows
a low level, position or degree (rain collects in the lows; prices are at an all time low); in meteorology, a region of atmospheric.pressure that is below.normal; the low gear configuration of a transmission
lowness.noun

lowball, lowballed, lowballing, lowballs.verbs
transitive verb use.to underestimate or understate a cost deliberately
intransitive verb use.to engage in the deliberate.understatement of cost
lowball.adjective

low.noun,.plural.lows
the characteristic sound uttered by cattle; a moo
low, lowed, lowing, lows.intransitive verbs
to utter the sound made by cattle; moo
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