Instant word power by Norman Lewis Word power(L)

  • Laborious(Adj) : demanding much work or care, tedious Writing a dictionary is a laborious task.
  • Labyrinth(Adj): confusing, complicated state of affairs, complicated arrangement of streets or buildings.
  •   The streets in the city like Hyderabad are so labyrinth that once
  •  a new corner loses his way it is very difficult to get there again
  • Lackadaisical(Adj): lacking purpose or zest, half-hearted, lethargic, indifferent,  uninterested . He is an intelligent but lackadaisical
  • Lacerate(V): to tear roughly, torque, wound  The tiger claws lacerated the hunter’s arm. Barbed wire can lacerate your skin.
  • Laconic(Adj): using a few words, brief, short, succinct, terse I like his books because of his laconic style
  • Lackluster(Adj): dull, uninteresting We were disappointed by their lackluster performance.
  • Laggard(Adj): slow or sluggish, lazy He is so laggard that he never does anything in time.
  • Lambaste(V): to attack or criticize somebody very severely, beat or thrash verbally or physically.
  • The opposition party lambasted the ruling party for its apathy towards the woes of farmers.
  • Lament(V): to feel or express regret, weep or mourn. The whole nation lamented the death of their leader.
  • Languid(Adj) : tired, spiritless, weak One feels languid after an illness.
  • Larceny(N): theft, spiritless, weak He was sentenced by the judge for committing larceny.
  • Largesse(N): generosity, kindness, charity He is praised for his largesse towards the poor and needy.
  • Lascivious(Adj): showing strong sexual desire lustful, licentious Now a day’s most of the movies are full of lascivious scenes.
  • Lassitude(N): weakness, weariness, lack of energy After giving outburst of his anger, he felt utter lassitude.
  • Latent(Adj): hidden, concealed, present but not active  That movie brought of his latent skills as an actor.
  • Laudable(Adj): praise worthy, deserving praise. Honesty is a laudable virtue.
  • Lavish(Adj): giving or producing freely, very free and generous He is very lavish in spending money on luxuries.
  • Lax(Adj) : careless, slack, not strict  The airport’s security control was so lax that the gun in his bag
  • was not even noticed.
  • Lechery(N): lust, gross lewdness  He spoiled himself through his lechery.
  • Legacy(N) : money or properly left to a person by  the will of someone who has died.
  • Lethargic(Adj): unnaturally drowsy, sluggish, dull  The prolonged illness made him extremely lethargic.
  • Levity(N): lightness of mind, character or behavior, lack of proper serious  or earnestness
  •  The levity of a student irritates the teacher  in the classroom.
  • Levy(V): imposes, collect by authority of force Farmers are allowed to sell their procure only after paying
  •  government levy.
  • Licentious(Adj): immoral, amoral, lewd and luscious, sexually immoral Her licentious character brought disrepute on her family.
  • Loquacious(Adj): talkative, garrulous, talking too much, fond of talking  She is a loquacious woman.
  • Linger(V): lag behind, loiter, stay at a near place Why are you lingering here?
  • Lofty(V): very high in position or characterGreat people have lofty ideas.
  • Loathe(V) :  detest, hate dislike I loathe the very idea of giving or taking bribes.
  • Lithe(Adj): flexible, supple  The dancer was praised for the lithe movements.
  • Lucid(Adj): easily understood , clear, intelligible  Her lucid style of teaching attracted the students.
  • Lucrative(Adj): profitable  He turned his hobby into a lucrative profession.
  • Ludicrous(Adj): laughable, trifling, absurd, ridiculous  Let us be serious this is not a ludicrous issue.
  • Luminous(Adj): shining, bright, radiant The sun is a luminous body.
  • Lustrous(Adj): shining  Her lustrous hair is envious of others.
  • Luxuriant(Adj): abundant, rich and splendid His luxuriant growth made him to appear 30 at the age of 20

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