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lackadaisical.adjective
lacking spirit, liveliness or interest; languid; if you say that someone is lackadaisical, you mean that they are rather lazy and do not show much interest or enthusiasm in what they do (not liking the job, he was a lackadaisical worker; when one is lackadaisical they care less about improving anything and can also be a danger if they are also careless)
lackadaisically.adverb
lackadaisicalness.noun

laissez faire.noun
the practice or doctrine of noninterference in the affairs of others' conduct or freedom of action; leaving other people's lives out of your concern when perhaps you should be concerned enough to help them, but not in a busybody.gossipy way
laissez faire.adjective

lumber.noun,.plural.lumbers
various.kinds of trees are used for timber; wood sawed into boards, planks or other structural members of standard or specified length and used often for building homes and other structures
lumber, lumbered, lumbering, lumbers.verbs
transitive verb use.to cut down trees and prepare as marketable timber; to cut down the timber of
intransitive verb use.to cut and prepare timber for marketing
lumber.adjective
lumberer.noun

lumber, lumbered, lumbering, lumbers.intransitive verbs
to walk or move with heavy clumsiness; blunder; to move with a rumbling noise
lumberingly.adverb

limbic.adjective
of, relating.to.or.characterized by a limbus; of or relating to the limbic system
limbus.noun,.plural.limbi
in biology, a distinctive border or edge, such as the junction between the cornea and sclera of the eyeball

labor union.noun,.plural.labor unions
an organization of wage earners formed for the purpose of serving the interests of members with respect to wages and working conditions

laborious.adjective
marked by or requiring long, hard work (spent many laborious hours on the project; laborious ancient practices such as, which are even typical of the plethora of laws today regulating seemingly anything which can be imagined; some government acts contain thousands of pages, putting the average person off from taking the time to comprehend those things designed to affect him)
laboriously.adverb
laboriousness.noun
labor.noun
physical or mental exertion, especially when difficult or exhausting; work; something produced by work (manual labor; mental labor); the physical efforts of childbirth, also called parturition; workers considered as a group (trade unions); a political party allegedly representing the interests of workers, especially in Great Britain)
labor, labored, laboring, labors.verbs
intransitive verb use.to work; toil (labored in the fields); to strive.painstakingly (labored over the needlepoint); to proceed with effort; plod (labored up the hill)
Nautical:.to pitch and roll; to suffer from distress or a disadvantage (labored under the misconception that others were also assisting)
transitive verb use.to deal with in exhaustive or excessive.detail; belabor (labor a point in the argument)
labor.adjective
of.or.relating.to labor; of or relating to a political.party representing the interests of the working class
laborer.noun,.plural.laborers

loansharking.noun
the practice of lending money to those in need of borrowing and at usurious, often illegal interest rates (loaning at over 10% interest was a crime until banks increased lending rates)

loan.noun,.plural.loans
something lent for temporary use; a sum of money lent at interest; an act of lending; a grant for temporary use (asked for the loan of a garden hose); a temporary transfer to a duty or place away from a regular job (an efficiency expert on loan from the main office); compare borrow
loan, loaned, loaning, loans.transitive verbs
to lend
loaner.noun,.plural.loaners

lend, lent, lending, lends.verbs
transitive verb use.to give or allow the use of temporarily on the condition that the same or its equivalent will be returned; to provide money temporarily on condition that the amount borrowed be returned, often with an interest.fee (what about usury?); to contribute or impart (books and a fireplace lent a feeling of warmth to the room); to accommodate or offer itself to; be suitable for (the Bible lends itself to various interpretations, why?); compare borrow
intransitive verb use.to make a loan
lend a helping hand.idiom
to be of assistance
lender.noun,.plural.lenders

lash.noun,.plural.lashes
a stroke or blow with or as if with a whip (struck with a whip); a whip; whipped; a lacerating presence or power (the lash of conscience); a caustic verbal attack; an eyelash
lash out, lashes out, lashed out, lashing out.phrasal verbs
if you lash out at someone, you speak to them or about them angrily or critically; to attack in speech or writing or with physical violence
lash, lashed, lashing, lashes.verbs
transitive verb use.to secure or bind, as with a rope, cord or chain; to strike with or as if with a whip such as a scorpion; to strike against with force or violence (sleet lashing the roof); to beat or swing rapidly (alligators lash their tails in the water); to make a scathing oral or written attack against
intransitive verb use.to move swiftly or violently; thrash (heard the snake lashing about in the leaves); to aim a sudden blow; strike (the mule lashed out with its hind legs); to beat; flail (waves lashing at the shore); to make a scathing verbal or written attack (felt it unfair and lashed out at critics of the performance)

lacerate, lacerated, lacerating, lacerates.transitive verbs
to rip, cut or tear; to cause deep emotional pain to; distress (she was lacerated in heart when the love of her life was not what she thought it him be)
lacerate.adjective
torn; wounded; mangled; having jagged, deeply cut edges
laceration.noun,.plural.lacerations
a jagged wound or cut

legume.noun,.plural.legumes
pods, such as that of peas or beans, that splits into two valves with the seeds attached to one edge of the valves; such a pod or seed used as food; a plant of the pea family
leguminous.adjective
of, belonging to or characteristic of the family Leguminosae, which includes peas, beans, clover, alfalfa and other plants; resembling a legume

link, links, linked, linking.transitive and intransitive verbs
to connect or become connected with or as if with a link (nice if someone had a dictionary that linked words); an interlink; an interlock; join
linker.noun,.plural.linkers
link.noun,.plural.links
having or provided with links; one of the rings or loops forming a chain; an interlink; an interlock; a unit in a connected series of units (hyperlinks; links of sausage; one link in a molecular chain); a unit in a transportation or communications system; a connecting.element; a tie or bond (grandparents, our link with the past; detected a link between health and food); a cuff link (he lost a cuff link that matched well with his light blue formal shirt); a unit of length used in surveying, equal to 0.01 chain, 7.92 inches or about 20.12 centimeters; a rod or lever transmitting motion in a machine
Computers:.a hyperlink; an identifying term attached to an element in a system to facilitate connection to other identified elements

lax, laxer, laxest.adjectives
lacking in rigor, self-discipline, strictness or firmness; negligent; not taut, firm or compact; slack; loose; lax.implies a blameworthy.lack of strictness, severity or precision (a reporter lax about accurate.quotations)
laxation.noun
laxly.adverb
laxness.noun
lax.implies a blameworthy lack of strictness, meticulousness or precision (a reporter lax about accurate quotation)
laxity.noun
the state or quality of being lax

Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2015
Italian-born tenor whose notable operatic roles include the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto and Radames in Aida.

logarithm.noun
from the Greek 'logos', meaning 'word', 'reason', 'proportion' and 'arithmos', meaning 'number'; a number representing another number in a mathematical system so that complicated calculations can be done as simple addition, for example, the exponent that indicates the power to which a base number is raised to produce a given number, such as, the logarithm of 100 to the base 10 is 2 {10x10 using the 10 two times}; a logarithm is the power to which a base, usually 10, must be raised to produce a given number, for example, 103 = 1,000, which is 10 used 3 times {10 x 10x 10}; compare algorithm
logarithmic.or.logarithmical.adjective
logarithmically.adverb

loop.noun,.plural.loops
a length of line, thread, ribbon or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening; the opening formed by such a doubled line; something having a shape order or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself; in electricity, a closed circuit; a flight maneuver in which an aircraft flies a circular path in a vertical.plane with the lateral.axis of the aircraft remaining horizontal
loop, looped, looping, loops.verbs
transitive verb use.to form into a loop; to fasten, join or encircle with loops or a loop; to fly an aircraft in a loop; to move in a loop or an arc; in electricity, to join conductors so as to complete a circuit
intransitive verb use.to form a loop; to move in a loop (they looped all over the world on their once in a lifetime vacation); to make a loop in an aircraft

loopy, loopier, loopiest.adjectives
consisting of or covered with loops; offbeat; crazy (the loopy antics of clowns)

loophole.noun,.plural.loopholes
a way of escaping a difficulty, especially an omission or ambiguity in the wording of a contract or law that provides a means of evading.compliance

luck.noun
luck or good luck is success or good things that happen to you, that do not come from your own abilities or efforts (I knew I needed a bit of luck to win; in her home gardening she has been having no luck with the weather; the goal, when it came, owed more to good luck than good planning); the chance.happening of fortunate or adverse.events; fortune (as luck would have it they showed up just in time); good fortune or prosperity; success (he was wished good luck in his retirement; one's personal fate or lot (it's just my luck the car broke down)
luck, lucked, lucking, lucks.intransitive verbs
to gain success or something desirable by chance (lucked into a good apartment; lucked out in finding that rare book)
lucky, luckier, luckiest.adjectives
having or attended by good luck; fortuitous; occurring by chance  (hoped to draw a lucky number)
luckiness.noun
in luck.idiom
enjoying success; fortunate (you're in luck, there's two seats left for the movie)
out of luck.idiom
lacking good fortune
push one's luck.idiom
to risk one's good fortune, often by acting.overconfidently
try one's luck.idiom
to attempt something without knowing if one will be successful

lyre.noun,.plural.lyres
a stringed instrument of the harp family used to accompany a singer or reader of poetry or psalms

liberal arts.plural.noun
academic.disciplines, such as languages, literature, history, philosophy, mathematics and science, that provide information of general cultural concern; the disciplines.comprising the trivium and quadrivium

liberal.adjective
willing to understand and respect other people's ideas, opinions and feelings; generous or given in large amounts (a liberal supply of lemonade for the children at the park); not exact (a liberal interpretation of the original play); unstinting in generosity; not stingy; liberal education (a kind of education which encourages you to develop a large range of interests and knowledge and respect for other people's opinions); someone with liberal opinions or principles
liberal.noun,.plural.liberals
a person with liberal ideas or opinions; a member of a Liberal political party
liberally.adverb
liberalness.noun

liberality.noun,.plural.liberalities
the quality or state of being liberal or generous
liberalize, liberalized, liberalizing, liberalizes.verbs
transitive verb use.to make liberal or more liberal
intransitive verb use.to become liberal or more liberal
liberalization.noun,.plural.liberalizations
liberalizer.noun,.plural.liberalizers
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