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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

Largess: generous donation
Example: [beneficiary of the millionaire’s largesse]

Larynx: organ containing vocal cords

Lascivious:
lewd Lustful
Example: [a lascivious smile]

Lassie:
A little lass.

Lassitude:
lethargy
Example: [they are blaming the company’s problems on the lassitude of the managing director]

Latency:
The state of being dormant.

Latent:
present but hidden potential
Example: [the latent artistic talents that many people possess]

Later:
At a subsequent time.

Lateral:
sideways
Example: [lateral thinking]

Lateral Thinking:
thinking which seeks new ways of looking at a problem
Example: [Edward DeBono popularized the term “lateral thinking“]

Latish:
Rather late.

Latitude:
freedom from narrow limitations
Example: [you have permitted your son too much latitude in this matter]

Lattice:
ornamental framework, structure of crisscrossing strips of wood or metal, an arrangement of points throughout an area, a crisscross pattern of lines
Example: [The centre basket in this sampler is worked in lines of chain-stitching crossing each other lattice fashion. He flung him off, and sent him crashing into the rosebush and the lattice over which it rambled]

Laud:
To praise in words or song.

Laudable:
Praiseworthy
Example: [a laudable aim]

Laudation:
High praise.

Laudatory:
commendable
Example: [the laudatory comments by the critics]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Laundress: washer woman, a working woman who launders clothes
Example: [This mother never had a servant-girl, a laundress or a dressmaker]

Laureate:
Crowned with laurel as a mark of distinction.

Laurels:
fame
Example: [the laurels must surely go to the director of the play]

Lave:
wash
Example: [the running water will lave all stains]

Lavish:
to give plentiful amounts of
Example: [lavish gifts]

Lawgiver:
A legislator.

Lawmaker:
A legislator.

Lax:
careless loose
Example: [the lax security]

Laxative:
Having power to open or loosen the bowels.

Layman:
nonprofessional
Example: [in layman‘s terms]

Lea:
A field.

Leaflet:
A little leaf or a booklet.

Leaven:
To make light by fermentation as dough.

Lecherous:
unchaste lustful
Example: [he indulged in lechery in his youth and in his old age also]

Lectern:
reading desk
Example: [he delivered a sermon from a lectern]

Leery:
doubting, suspicious, wary, distrustful
Example: [Their emotions are mostly expressed by indeterminable, leery grins. They are leery of transferring any nuclear technology to another nation]

Leeward:
the side that is protected from the wind, protected from the wind
Example: [on the leeward side of the island/coastline/mountain]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Leeway: margin room to move
Example: [when you set a deadline, allow a little leeway]

Left-Handed:
Using the left hand or arm more dexterously than the right.

Legacy:
A bequest
Example: [The war left a legacy of hatred]

Legalize:
To give the authority of law to.

Legerdemain:
trickery
Example: [the magician demonstrated his legerdemain]

Legging:
A covering for the leg.

Legible:
readable
Example: [his handwriting is barely legible]

Legionary:
A member of an ancient Roman legion or of the modern French Legion of Honor.

Legislate:
make laws

Legislative:
That makes or enacts laws.

Legislator:
A lawgiver.

Legitimacy:
Accordance with law.

Legitimate:
lawful
Example: [The army must give power back to the legitimate government]

Leisure:
Spare time.

Leniency:
Forbearance
Example: [The defending lawyer asked for leniency on the grounds of her client’s youth]

Lenient:
permissive forgiving
Example: [They believe that judges are too lenient with terrorist suspects]
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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