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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

Leonine: Like a lion

Lesion: sore, an unhealthy change in an organ, blister
Example: [many lesions are result of diseases]

Lethal:
fatal deadly
Example: [lethal weapons]

Lethargic:
sluggish drowsy
Example: [feeling tired and lethargic]

Lethargy:
inactivity indifferent

Levee:
An embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea to prevent overflow.

Lever:
pedal, rod, handle, control, bar used for leverage, lift or force with a lever, pry, means of accomplishing something
Example: [They used bank loans as an economic lever to stimulate economic activities]

Leviathan:
sea monster, monstrous creature, very large or powerful thing
Example: [The grease and chemicals that are poured into it undergo all sorts of strange transformations…it is constantly in motion, as if huge fish were feeding in it, or great leviathans disporting themselves in its depths]

Levity:
humor Frivolity
Example: [a brief moment of levity amid the solemn proceedings]

Levy:
tax, tariff, duty
Example: [to pay a levy]

Lewd:
sexual in an obvious and rude way
Example: [a lewd suggestion]

Lexicographer:
One who writes dictionaries

Lexicography:
the practice of writing a dictionary
Example: [Practical lexicography is the craft of compiling dictionaries]

Lexicon:
A dictionary
Example: [I cannot find this word in any lexicon]

Liability:
accountability, responsibility, disadvantage, problem, debt, burden
Example: [limited liability companies]

Liable:
responsible
Example: [you will be liable for the loss]

Liaison:
affair relationship
Example: [a liaison officer]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Libation: drink
Example: [he offered libation to the thirsty prisoner]

Libel:
Defamation.

Libelous:
harmful, vilifying, containing a false statement that harms someone’s reputation, defamatory, slanderous
Example: [libelous statements/attacks/publications/accusations/comments]

Libelous (Libellous):
defamatory
Example: [he sued the newspaper because of its libelous story]

Liberalism:
Opposition to conservatism.

Liberate:
To set free or release from bondage.

Libertine:
one without moral restraint
Example: [he had the reputation as a libertine]

Libidinous:
lustful
Example: [they objected to his libidinous behavior]

Libido:
sexual impulse
Example: [suppression of the libido]

Libretto:
text of an opera

Licentious:
immoral lewd
Example: [These plays, designed to combat licentious carnival entertainments, were spoken but had some music]

Licit:
Lawful.

Liege:
Sovereign.

Lien:
(Law) the right to take property that belongs to someone who owes you money as security for payment of a debt
Example: [federal tax liens]

Lieu:
stead
Example: [in lieu of]

Lieutenant:
one acts in place of another
Example: [second lieutenant]

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


Lifelong: Lasting or continuous through life.

Lifetime:
The time that life continues.

Ligament:
short band of tough fibrous tissue connecting body parts
Example: [A sprain is a painful injury to a ligament caused by twisting or straining a joint]

Ligature:
something used for binding things together, bond, musical phrase, rope, bandage
Example: [ligature indentations on his wrists]

Light-Hearted:
Free from care.

Ligneous:
Having the texture of appearance of wood.

Likelihood:
A probability.

Likely:
Plausible.

Liking:
Fondness.

Lilliputian:
very small
Example: [the model was built on a Lilliputian scale]

Limber:
flexible
Example: [hours of ballet classes kept her limber]

Limbo:
prison
Example: [the plans were in limbo]

Limitation:
A restriction.

Limn:
describe portray
Example: [I tried to limn her beauty on the canvas]

Limpid:
clearly understood transparent
Example: [a limpid pool; limpid prose]

Lineage:
ancestry
Example: [She’s very proud of her ancient royal lineage]
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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