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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

L (Dictionary cum Vocabulary Word List for Exams)

Labile: adaptable, unstable, reactive, changeable, unbalanced
Example: [labile substances/nature]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Laborious: Toilsome.

Labyrinth:
maze
Example: [Finally, through a labyrinth of corridors she found his office]

Lacerate:
cut tear
Example: [The man’s face was severely lacerated in the accident]

Lachrymose:
tearful
Example: [lachrymose movies]

Lackadaisical:
idle Listless
Example: [the service was lackadaisical]

Lackey:
servant
Example: [He treats us all like his lackeys]

Lackluster (Lacklustre):
dreary, dull, colorless
Example: [a disappointingly lackluster performance]

Laconic:
terse, brief, using few words
Example: [She had a laconic wit]

Lactation:
feeding from the breast, the production of milk by the mammary gland
Example: [These headaches lasted three days and occurred at the menstrual periods, ceasing throughout pregnancy and lactation]

Lacteal:
consisting of milk, relating to milk
Example: [After birth, the mother still possesses a molding influence upon the development of her child through the lacteal secretion]

Lactic:
derived from milk
Example: [lactic acid]

Laddie:
A lad.

Ladle:
A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle intended for dipping up and pouring liquids.

Laggard:
slow, lazy person, or old-fashioned
Example: [laggards are the last ones to accept any change]

Lagoon:
pond, a small lake, basin
Example: [we swam in the lagoon]

Laity:
laymen
Example: [I am rather asserting that the laity feels that church leadership does not know what it is talking about]

Lambaste:
attack, beat, scold sharply, hit, criticize, reprimand
Example: [This was the first time he had ever touched a bookThe movie was lambasted by critics]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Lambent: softly radiant
Example: [a lambent glow]

Lament:
grieve, to express sorrow, weep, moan, cry of grief, lamentation, dirge, mournful poem
Example: [to lament a loss]

Laminated:
made of thin plates or scales
Example: [laminated cover on the desk]

Lampoon:
to attack with satire satirize
Example: [merciless political lampoons]

Landholder:
Landowner.

Landlord:
A man who owns and lets a tenement or tenements.

Landmark:
A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily lost track of.

Landscape:
A rural view especially one of picturesque effect as seen from a distance or an elevation.

Languid:
Relaxed.

Languish:
weaken
Example: [After languishing in obscurity for many years]

Languor:
Lassitude of body or depression
Example: [he had fallen into languor and was depressed]

Lanky:
emaciated, thin, slender
Example: [a lanky boy]

Lapidary:
relating to precious stones
Example: [she employed a lapidary to cut a large diamond]

Lapse:
A slight deviation from what is right proper or just.

Larceny:
theft of property
Example: [he was charged with grand larceny]

Larder:
a room or large cupboard where food is kept
Example: [I have been into your larder, but you seem to have nothing there]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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