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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

Lineament: feature distinguishing mark
Example: [she quickly sketched the lineament of his face]

Lineaments: contours, distinctive features, distinctive characteristics, facial details, facial appearance
Example: [The light of the fire was upon it, and its every lineament was revealed distinctly. Every lineament of her beautiful features was tattooed indelibly on his memory; he knew she would haunt him forever. I had ample time to scan his features and canvass their every lineament]

Linear:
sequential, organized in a logical sequence, referring to lines, one dimensional, straight, pertaining to length
Example: [a linear unit of measurement]

Liner:
piece of cloth, passenger ship or aircraft, lining
Example: [a luxury cruise liner]

Lingo:
Language.

Lingua:
The tongue.

Lingual:
Pertaining to the use of the tongue in utterance.

Linguist:
One who is acquainted with several languages.

Linguistic:
related to language
Example: [linguistic abilities]

Linguistics:
study of language

Liniment:
lotion, cream, medicinal lotion for rubbing on the skin to relieve stiffness and pain, balm
Example: [In stiff neck, rub well with some liniment and lie in bed on a hot-water bag]

Lionize:
treat as a celebrity
Example: [she enjoyed being lionized and adored by the public]

Liquefacient:
Possessing a liquefying nature or power.

Liquefaction:
the process of making or becoming liquid
Example: [The term “liquefaction” is frequently employed in the same sense, but is often restricted to the condensation of a gas or vapour]

Liquefy:
To convert into a liquid or into liquid form.

Liqueur:
An alcoholic cordial sweetened and flavored with aromatic substances.

Liquidate:
eliminate
Example: [he was able to liquidate his debts]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Liquor: alcoholic drink, beverage, gravy, broth
Example: [When in liquor he would make foolish wagers]

Lissome (Lissom):
supple agile
Example: [lissome and graceful]

Listless:
lacking spirit or interest
Example: [The illness left him listless]

Litany:
list
Example: [a litany of complaints]

Literacy:
The state or condition of knowing how to read and write.

Literal:
word for word
Example: [The literal meaning]

Literature:
The written or printed productions of the human mind collectively.

Lithe:
moving and bending with ease
Example: [He had the lithe, athletic body of a ballet dancer]

Lithesome:
Nimble.

Lithograph:
A print made by printing from stone.

Lithotype:
In engraving an etched stone surface for printing.

Litigant:
A party to a lawsuit.

Litigate:
contest
Example: [you’ll have to litigate to get your rights]

Litigation:
lawsuit
Example: [let us settle this amicably rather than going for litigation]

Litigious:
contentious, argumentative, relating to lawsuits or litigation, disputatious
Example: [The Frazer Institute was incorporated in 1870 and opened to the public in 1885 after a long delay from litigious actions]

Litotes:
understatement for emphasis

Littoral:
Of pertaining to or living on a shore.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Liturgy: ritual, a particular form of ceremonial worship, public worship, church service, ceremony
Example: [The choir and the priest intoned the liturgy]

Livelihood:
Means of subsistence.

Livid:
reddened with anger enraged
Example: [He was livid when he found out]

Loam:
A non-coherent mixture of sand and clay.

Loath:
reluctant
Example: [I’m loath to]

Loathe:
hate abhor
Example: [I loathe doing housework]

Locative:
grammatical form expressing location
Example: [locative markers]

Loch:
A lake.

Locomotion:
moving from one place to another

Lode:
an amount of metal in its natural form

Lodgment:
The act of furnishing with temporary quarters.

Lofty:
elevated in position high
Example: [And do you want an intimate room, modest in size, or a grand space with a lofty ceiling and broad expanse of floor?]

Logic:
The science of correct thinking.

Logical:
Capable of or characterized by clear reasoning.

Logician:
An expert reasoner.

Logistics:
means of supplying troops
Example: [the logistics of the whole aid operation]
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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