|1||jettison||(verb) throw as from an airplane|
(verb) throw away, of something encumbering
|2||jocund||(adjective satellite) full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"|
|3||jollity||(noun) feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor|
|4||jovial||(adjective satellite) full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"|
|5||judicious||(adjective satellite) proceeding from good sense or judgment; "a sensible choice"|
(adjective satellite) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a sensible manager"; "a wise decision"
(adjective satellite) characterized by good judgment or sound thinking; "judicious journalism"
|6||juncture||(noun) an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions"|
(noun) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
(noun) a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made; "at that juncture he had no idea what to do"; "he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point"
|7||juxtapose||(verb) place side by side; "The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"|
|8||ken||(noun) the range of vision; "out of sight of land"|
(noun) range of what one can know or understand; "beyond my ken"
|9||kindle||(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"|
(verb) cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"
(verb) catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"
|10||kinship||(noun) a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character; "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"|
(noun) state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
|11||kith||(noun) your friends and acquaintances; "all his kith and kin"|
|12||knavery||(noun) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing|
|13||knead||(verb) manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes; "She rubbed down her child with a sponge"|
(verb) make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
|14||knotty||(adjective satellite) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"|
(adjective satellite) highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by lab
(adjective satellite) used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
|15||labyrinth||(noun) complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost|
(noun) a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
|16||lacerate||(verb) cut or tear irregularly|
(verb) deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks"
(adjective satellite) having edges that are jagged from injury
(adjective satellite) irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves"
|17||laconic||(adjective satellite) brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"|
|18||laggard||(noun) someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind|
(adjective satellite) wasting time
(adjective satellite) inclined to waste time and lag behind
|19||lambaste||(verb) censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"|
(verb) beat with a cane
|20||lambent||(adjective satellite) softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"|
|21||lament||(noun) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead|
(noun) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
(noun) a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
(verb) regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
(verb) express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
|22||languid||(adjective satellite) lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"|
|23||larceny||(noun) the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"|
|24||lascivious||(adjective satellite) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires; "libidinous orgies"|
|25||lassitude||(noun) weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy|
(noun) a feeling of lack of interest or energy
(noun) a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
|26||latency||(noun) the state of being not yet evident or active|
(noun) the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
(noun) (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
|27||laud||(verb) praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"|
|28||lax||(adjective satellite) emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"|
(adjective satellite) lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
(adjective satellite) tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
(adjective satellite) lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "flaccid muscles"; "took his lax hand in hers"; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip"
(adjective) not taut or rigid; not stretched or held tight; "a lax rope"
(adjective) pronounced with muscles relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
|29||lecherous||(adjective satellite) given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity; "a lecherous gleam in his eye"; "a lecherous good-for-nothing"|
|30||lethargic||(adjective) deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"|
|31||levee||(noun) a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea|
|32||levity||(noun) lightness of manner|
(noun) feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
|33||lewd||(adjective satellite) suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"|
(adjective satellite) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires; "libidinous orgies"
|34||liaison||(noun) a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"|
(noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
|35||liberalism||(noun) an economic theory advocating free competition and a self-regulating market and the gold standard|
(noun) a political orientation that favors progress and reform
|36||libertine||(noun) a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained|
(adjective satellite) unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
|37||licentious||(adjective satellite) lacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained; "coarse and licentious men"|
|38||ligneous||(adjective satellite) consisting of or containing lignin or xylem; "ligneous (or woody) tissue"|
|39||limber||(noun) a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson|
(verb) cause to become limber; "The violist limbered her wrists before the concert"
(verb) attach the limber; "limber a cannon"
(adjective satellite) (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
(adjective satellite) (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable; "a supple mind"; "a limber imagination"
|40||lithe||(adjective satellite) gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease|
|41||litigate||(verb) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"|
(verb) engage in legal proceedings
|42||livid||(adjective satellite) furiously angry; "willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid"|
(adjective satellite) (of a light) imparting a deathlike luminosity; "livid lightning streaked the sky"; "a thousand flambeaux...turned all at once that deep gloom into a livid and preternatural day"- E.A.Poe
(adjective satellite) ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror
(adjective satellite) discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin; "beaten black and blue"; "livid bruises"
|43||loiter||(verb) be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"|
|44||loquacious||(adjective satellite) full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"|
|45||lucent||(adjective satellite) softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"|
|46||lucid||(adjective satellite) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument"|
(adjective satellite) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent cristal"
(adjective satellite) capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"
(adjective satellite) having a clear mind; "a lucid moment in his madness"
|47||lucrative||(adjective satellite) producing a good profit; "a remunerative business"|
|48||lugubrious||(adjective satellite) excessively mournful|
|49||luminous||(adjective satellite) softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"|
|50||lunge||(noun) the act of moving forward suddenly|
(verb) make a thrusting forward movement