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Adjectives That Start with L, LA (129 Words)

l-shapedShaped in the form of the letter l The flowers are irregularly shaped.
labeledBearing or marked with a label or tag After that, each year is labeled by the number of years elapsed since the epoch.
labialRelating to or near the female labium Part of the back labial corner is missing.
labiateHaving lips or parts that resemble lips Labiate, composite and umbelliferous plants are most common.
labileLiable to change Her ideology was somewhat labile.
labor-intensiveRequiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital The bigger the production, the more labor intensive the oversight will be.
laboredRequiring or showing effort Gardeners labored to build the soil.
laboringRequiring or showing effort She also labored to deny the use of these waters to southern forces.
laboriousCharacterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort Currently, the whole process is drawn out and laborious.
laborsavingDesigned to replace or conserve human and especially manual labor
labouredRequiring or showing effort This gave the impression of a laboured playing style.
labouringDoing arduous or unpleasant work Hod carrying is an unskilled labouring occupation in the building industry.
laboursavingDesigned to replace or conserve human and especially manual labor
labyrinthianResembling a labyrinth in form or complexity
labyrinthineResembling a labyrinth in form or complexity I can’t follow the labyrinthine trail very well.
lacelikeMade of or resembling lace
lacerateHaving edges that are jagged from injury They would lacerate the rats.
laceratedHaving edges that are jagged from injury They then decided to lacerate, beat, and eventually drown the poor woman.
lacertilianOf or relating to lizards
lachrymalOf or relating to tears I could hear a lachrymal voice.
lachrymatoryRelating to or prompting tears Acrolein is a severe pulmonary irritant and lachrymatory agent.
lachrymoseShowing sorrow The plot could be lachrymose.
laciniateHaving edges irregularly and finely slashed The species in the tribe pogonieae have a characteristic laciniate lip margin.
lackadaisicalIdle or indolent especially in a dreamy way- p.g.wodehouse If you see someone being lackadaisical, call him on it.
lackingNonexistent For the arboriculture article is extremely lacking.
lacklusterLacking luster or shine The article has a lackluster of updates.
lacklustreLacking luster or shine The remainder of the decade was lacklustre for kitchener.
laconianBrief and to the point; effectively cut short The laconic candidate statement seems quite.
laconicBrief and to the point; effectively cut short The laconic candidate statement seems quite.
lacrimalRelating to or located near the organ that produces tears The lacrimal bone is relatively large.
lacrimatoryRelating to or prompting tears
lactealRelating to or consisting of or producing or resembling milk
lacticOf or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey) Chemically it is the ether between lactic acid and glucosamine.
lactogenicInducing lactation
lacustrineOf or relating to or living near lakes Alluvial and lacustrine calcareous deposits occur throughout.
lacyHaving open interstices or resembling a web This particular fern was fine and lacy and looked fetching next to hawera.
ladenFilled with a great quantity The collier boat is laden with coal.
ladenedFilled with a great quantity The word is value ladened as is any adjective.
ladylikeBefitting a woman of good breeding Models were very elegant, ladylike, and elaborately made up.
laggardWasting time An obvious contender for the title of a laggard is undoubtedly cyprus.
laicCharacteristic of those who are not members of the clergy The most important laic event in sicily is the carnival.
laidCharacteristic of those who are not members of the clergy A rocky butte lay in the center of the field.
laid-backUnhurried and relaxed They are easy going, laid back, nonchalant, unexcitable and relaxed.
laid-offHaving lost your job The transatlantic cable was laid.
lamarckianOf or relating to lamarckism Third report on a lamarckian experiment.
lambentSoftly bright or radiant Then he looked back, his eyes lambent, his heart throbbing, not alone from the rapid ascent.
lamblikeLike a lamb in meekness and gentleness
lameDisabled in the feet or legs Add that to the pantheon of the lame.
lamellibranchBivalve Their shells lack a nacreous layer, and the gills are lamellibranch in form.
lamentableBad; unfortunate But their lamentable ignorance is no reason to change the page.
laminalArranged in or consisting of laminae So it is voiceless laminal sibilant retroflex fricative in standard russian.
laminarArranged in or consisting of laminae Here the flow is called laminar and the boundary layer is a laminar layer.
lamplitLighted by a lamp
lanateCovered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments
lancastrianOf or relating to the english city of lancaster or its residents Their also won the lancastrian brigade cup for a third time.
lancelikeShaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex
lanceolateShaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex The floral bracts are often lanceolate.
lancinatePainful as if caused by a sharp instrument
lancinatingPainful as if caused by a sharp instrument Seriously, you’re a lancinating pain in the ass.
landedOwning or consisting of land or real estate The falcon has landed.
landlessOwning no land Most of the people in mexico were landless.
landlockedSurrounded entirely or almost entirely by land The canal is effectively landlocked and isolated from the river.
landlubberlyInexperienced in seamanship
languidLacking spirit or liveliness Displayed at right is the color languid lavender.
languorousLacking spirit or liveliness Wind turbines offer the languorous emblems of the gentler energy they would prefer.
laniaryOf or relating to a pointed conical tooth
lankLong and lean Well, lee’s hair looks lank and thinning to me.
lankyTall and thin He has a shy winning smile, a lanky frame and rakish hair.
lantern-jawedHaving a protruding jaw giving the face a gaunt appearance In the firefly, octopamine release leads to light production in the lantern.
laoOf or relating to a member of the buddhist people inhabiting the mekong river in laos and thailand Lao yu is not the most dependable of men, however.
laotianOf or relating to laos or its people The majority is of the laotian speaking people.
lap-jointedJointed so as to produce a flush surface Pugs are by far the largest of the lap dogs.
lapidarianOf or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them- lord byron It is often cut as a lapidary cabochon and used as a gemstone.
lapidaryOf or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them- lord byron I’m certain it is a fraud, but it is a magnificent work of lapidary skill.
laputanNot practical or realizable; speculative
larboardLocated on the left side of a ship or aircraft An archaic version of the term is larboard.
largeFairly large or important in effect; influential The venturewas a large undertaking.
large-capitalizationOf stocks of companies with a market capitalization of five billion dollars or more There are large intercellular air spaces.
large-heartedShowing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity He looked like a faint hearted man.
large-scaleConstructed or drawn to a big scale The first large scale production of penicillin took place in the town.
largerFairly large or important in effect; influential Pelicans are large birds with large pouched bills.
largestIn an advanced stage of pregnancy Pelicans are large birds with large pouched bills.
larghettoLess slow and broad than largo The second movement of the symphony is a larghetto funeral march in c minor.
larghissimoAs slow and broad as possible
largishSomewhat large There is a roof balustrade and a largish, octagonal cupola.
largoVery slow in tempo and broad in manner Largo was incorporated as a town in 1905.
larvalRelating to or typical of a larva The name refers to the helix shaped larval cases.
laryngealOf or relating to or situated in the larynx Laryngeal cancer may also be called cancer of the larynx or laryngeal carcinoma.
laryngopharyngealOf or relating to the larynx and pharynx It can also be used in diagnosing laryngopharyngeal reflux.
lasciviousDriven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires Frohike had a lascivious attitude toward women.
lastOccurring at the time of death The combat boots represent the final march of the last battle.
last-ditchOf something done as a final recourse (especially to prevent a crisis or disaster) From the top of the ramparts to the bottom of the ditch is about.
last-minuteJust before a deadline; at the last minute They respire about 30 40 times per minute.
lastingLasting a long time without change But at least wikipedia will bear the lasting imprint of your sentimentality.
lateOf a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages Workers toiled late at night.
lateenRigged with a triangular (lateen) sail A lateen rigged vessel is more manouevrable than a square rigged.
latentNot presently active In this way, the other developer material develops the latent image.
laterComing at a subsequent time or stage The tapes lay there over the weekend, unnoticed until later in the next week.
lateralLying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body Next to the central object, as the lateral teeth on the lingual membrane.
latestIn the current fashion or style Check the latest happenings to our redoubtable friend.
latheryResembling lather or covered with lather
latinOf or relating to the ancient region of latium The ability to conduct a latin mass is not evidence of fluency in latin.
latinateDerived from or imitative of latin Annetta is a latinate variant of the feminine given name anna.
latinoRelated to a spanish-speaking people or culture Spanish, hispanic or latino is not a race.
latishSomewhat late They look latish 19th century mock archaic, to me.
latitudinalOf or relating to latitudes north or south Area and the latitudinal diversity gradient for terrestrial birds.
latitudinarianUnwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion) Therefore, there is little discussion of who is a latitudinarian today.
latterReferring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several) The latter was the final issue of that periodical.
latter-dayBelonging to the present or recent times The latter name has regained preeminence.
latticedHaving a pattern of fretwork or latticework It has a latticed head placed on top of a long stalk.
latticelikeHaving a pattern of fretwork or latticework
latvianOf or relating to or characteristic of latvia or its people or language Latvian has a phonetic spelling.
laudableWorthy of high praise First, i must comment that there is a laudable insight in the sentence.
laudatoryFull of or giving praise They enjoyed the laudatory of lotus country.
laughableArousing or provoking laughter Indeed, the supposition is laughable.
laughingShowing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness I am flabbergasted and laughing at the same time.
laureateWorthy of the greatest honor or distinction- james traub The was the poet laureate of sanjar .
laureledCrowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
laurelledCrowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory Sarlo is a highly laurelled academic who also operates as a public intellectual.
lavenderOf a pale purple color This color may be called bright lavender or lavender bandana.
lavishVery generous The gory special effects are lavish and effective.
law-abidingAdhering strictly to laws and rules and customs The community is law abiding.
lawfulConformable to or allowed by law The court decided that the operation would be lawful.
lawlessLax in enforcing laws And these people were absolutely ruthless and lawless.
laxLacking in rigor or strictness The enforcement of the laws however is very lax.
laxativeStimulating evacuation of feces It helps normalize the gut flora and is also used as a laxative.
laxityLacking in strength or firmness or resilience The french are the most lax in this case.
layNot of or from a profession Starfish lay flat on the bottom of the ocean.
lazyDisinclined to work or exertion The generality of girls are not lazy.

Adjectives That Start with LE (94 Words)

leadedHaving thin strips of lead between the lines of type Leaded fuel damages the catalytic converter.
leadenMade heavy or weighted down with weariness Despite his leaden appearance, he often advanced down the pitch to spin bowling.
leadingIndicating the most important performer or role Is he truly a leading epistemologist
leadlessNot treated with lead A carrier socket for leadless chip integrated circuit devices.
leaflessHaving no leaves The tree is leafless for up to 4 or 5 months of the year.
leaflikeResembling a leaf The staminate flowers have large, woolly leaflike bracts.
leafyHaving or covered with leaves The estate is particularly leafy.
leakproofNot subject to leaks The old dry cell is not leakproof.
leakyPermitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases The building had a leaky ceiling.
lealFaithful and true- harry lauder Following the murder of pardo leal he took the chair of the up.
leanContaining little excess Lean towards the first set as the next column has the anatomical locations.
leanerNot profitable or prosperous Wakeful governments of the most competitive nations in the world have all embraced lean.
leaningDeparting or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal The additional space from above helps to the leaning of the head.
learnedHaving or showing profound knowledge She has just learned purl.
leastThe superlative of `little’ that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the’; a quantifier meaning smallest in amount or extent or degree Am i the only who thinks that this is a little slanderous to say the least
leatheredResembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable It featured a leathered metal body and glass lenses.
leatherlikeResembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
leatheryResembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable The leathery blade is ovate to lanceolate.
leavedHaving leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination Seedlings are small and hollow leaved.
lebaneseGiven to excessive indulgence in sexual activity He is notorious for his lecherous behavior and for committing several rapes.
lecherousGiven to excessive indulgence in sexual activity But it seems to her that he has become a lecherous teenager.
leeTowards the side away from the wind Lee was allowed to ascend to the chairmanship unobstructed.
leechlikeOf plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another Reference is also made to the leechlike appearence of the early embryo.
leeryOpenly distrustful and unwilling to confide I’m leery of the apocryphal story near the bottom though.
leewardOn the side away from the wind Leeward islands are warmer and drier.
leftOf or belonging to the political or intellectual left The left hand is considered unclean in india.
left-handIntended for the left hand The back of the left hand and the left arm were swollen and purplish.
left-handedOf a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior The same gig is included on the dvd ‘heavy, left handed and candid’.
left-of-centerOf or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually The focus of an ellipse is increasingly off center with increasing ellipticity.
left-wingBelieving in or supporting tenets of the political left At this period ewer was a well known writer in left wing publications.
leftishTending toward the political left That was the coalition of liberal, leftish and mild national parties or groups.
leftistBelieving in or supporting tenets of the political left It was a scathing critique of the leftist establishment of the era.
leftmostFarthest to the left At the leftmost is the bus stop for route 1.
leftoverNot used up The deletion of the pages themselves is simply leftover cleanup.
legalHaving legal efficacy or force In 1782, virginia passed a law making manumission legal by the slave owner.
legatoWithout breaks between notes; smooth and connected Legato then rips a portal in the air and disappears with altz.
legendaryCelebrated in fable or legend Merlin’s lechery is legendary in some tales.
leggedHaving legs of a specified kind or number An ‘arachnid’ is a member of a class of joint legged invertebrate animals.
leggyHaving long legs In the leggy brochure it states that her nickname is the new blonde.
legibleCapable of being read or deciphered Other than these blemishes, the document is intact and legible.
legionAmounting to a large indefinite number A snippet of the song plays in the movie legion.
legislativeOf or relating to or created by legislation The parliament of ghana is the legislative body of the ghanaian government.
legitimateIn accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles The block is legitimate given the circumstances.
leglessNot having legs The egg hatches into a white legless larva.
leglikeResembling or functioning like a leg
leguminousRelating to or consisting of legumes I am not sure you can find these lipids in leguminous plants.
leibnitzianOf or relating to gottfried wilhelm leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
leibnizianOf or relating to gottfried wilhelm leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy Spaniard and leibnizian, you don’t need to know more.
leisurelyNot hurried or forced He often took leisurely hikes through the valley, exploring the woods.
lemonlikeTasting sour like a lemon
lemonyTasting sour like a lemon The flavor is mildly tart but intensely lemony.
lendableAvailable for lending I normalize the model and factor out lendable and borrower as base types.
lengthwaysRunning or extending in the direction of the length of a thing Table split lengthways by bank of flowers.
lengthwiseRunning or extending in the direction of the length of a thing These boards are often bent lengthwise.
lengthyRelatively long in duration; tediously protracted Or, there is the lengthy explaination of the gambit system.
lenientCharacterized by tolerance and mercy In the case of friends, we should be especially lenient.
lenitiveModerating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
lentenOf or relating to or suitable for lent The next year’s lenten season rolled around.
lenticOf or relating to or living in still waters (as lakes or ponds) The perlodidae are generally lotic and lentic erosional.
lenticularConvex on both sides; shaped like a lentil A lenticular screen is used as a diffuser in the microscope.
lentiformConvex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
lentiginoseRelating to or covered with or resembling freckles
lentiginousRelating to or covered with or resembling freckles Acral lentiginous melanoma is a kind of lentiginous skin cancer skin melanoma.
lentissimoVery slow
lentoSlow Lento disappeared virtually unnoticed, with only a few independent releases.
leonardesqueIn the manner of leonardo da vinci
leonineOf or characteristic of or resembling a lion She buried her face in his leonine hair.
lepidoteRough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
leproseRough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf Crustose, leprose and squamulose varieties are more tolerant of poor air.
leprousRelating to or resembling or having leprosy Giraldus is a leprous mole who becomes one of ysabelle’s traveling companions.
leptorhineHaving a long narrow nose
leptorrhineHaving a long narrow nose
leptorrhinianHaving a long narrow nose
leptorrhinicHaving a long narrow nose
leptosporangiateHaving each sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell Cyatheaceae are leptosporangiate ferns, the most familiar group of monilophytes.
lesbianOf or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman It’s not just lesbian, but frustratedly lesbian.
lessLower in quality The least credible of the premises is less credible than the conclusion alone.
lesserOf less size or importance Gastric ulcers are most often localized on the lesser curvature of the stomach.
lethalOf an instrument of certain death The poison is only irritating and not lethal.
lethargicDeficient in alertness or activity His scene where he cleans potatoes is sluggish and lethargic.
letteredHighly educated; having extensive information or understanding The bookcases are made of dark oak with carved and lettered gables.
levantineOf or relating to the levant or its inhabitants This denial is of course galling to levantine arabs.
levelBeing on a precise horizontal plane Even the bloodthirsty texans have never reached that level.
level-headedExercising or showing good judgment The aristocrat level is not considered the highest level.
levelheadedExercising or showing good judgment They seem levelheaded and intelligent.
leviticalOf or relating to the book of leviticus in the bible According to levitical laws, jacob was required to produce offspring for eli.
levorotaryRotating to the left Really the levorotary form is responsible for the analgetic effect.
levorotatoryRotating to the left The fructose is also referred to as levulose because it is levorotatory.
lewdDriven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires He made lewd comments to her and tried to rape her.
lexicalOf or relating to words There are lexical, morphological and syntactical semantics.
lexicalisedExpressed by a word To lexicalised constituency grammar formalisms.
lexicalizedExpressed by a word A grammar of this form will be said to be ‘lexicalized’.
lexicographicalOf or relating to lexicography Nope, not in a lexicographical fashion anyway.
lexicostatisticPertaining to statistical methods used in studying the relations between languages To the first class belong lexicostatistic models of language change.

Adjectives That Start with LI (125 Words)

liableAt risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant The only person liable is the person making the threats.
libellousHarmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign In my opinion, the blog page is libellous.
libelousHarmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign It is untrue to the source and possibly libelous.
liberalTolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition He is the member of the liberal party.
liberianOf or relating to liberia or its people Poetry is a prominent canon of liberian literature.
libertineUnrestrained by convention or morality Libertine men and scarlet women
libidinalBelonging to the libido Kernberg defines normal narcissism as the libidinal investment of the self.
libidinousDriven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires He seems to be rather childish, lazy and libidinous.
libyanOf or relating to libya or its people Libyan mfa has no website at all.
licentiousLacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained In the general sense, it means not to be licentious.
licitAuthorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law But, there are divergent views on whether it is licit to do so.
liddedHaving a lid It has heavily lidded eyes that are well protected.
lidlessNot having or covered with a lid or lids Their heads are wide, and their eyes are lidless.
liechtensteinerOf or relating to liechtenstein or its inhabitants The passport may also serve as proof of liechtensteiner citizenship.
liegeOwing or owed feudal allegiance and service It was also the biggest garrison town near the border with liege.
lienalOf or relating to the spleen
life-givingGiving or having the power to give life and spirit- louis bromfield The giving of dreams is called the ‘bestowal’.
life-sizeBeing of the same size as an original Life insurance as a function of the life annuity.
life-threateningCausing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm His only argument was to get threatening and officious.
lifelessDeprived of life; no longer living The school is gloomy, and dark, and lifeless.
lifelikeFree from artificiality In the movies, gunfighting looks lifelike, but it’s not real.
lifelongContinuing through life The lifelong aspect of the disease is briefly stated in the intro.
lifesizeBeing of the same size as an original Exhibits a lifesize reconstruction of his workshop in paris.
lightLoose and large-grained in consistency The light power of the used projectors is 6 kilowatts.
light-armedArmed with light equipment and weapons The colonists armed themselves, and the attack was averted.
light-fingeredHaving nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets- harry hansen The adipose ridge is light brown.
light-footedHaving a light and springy step The fleet footed heisman trophy winner has the town uproarious, shrieking and frenzied.
light-handedHaving a metaphorically delicate touch- new yorker I am the light and the giver of light.
light-headedWeak and likely to lose consciousness The indochina problem headed the agenda.
light-heartedCarefree and happy and lighthearted The soldier was not faint hearted.
light-mindedShowing inappropriate levity He’s the personification of the sanginary warlike bloody minded personality.
lightedLess than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so The day breaks and floods the scene with cheerful light.
lighterVery thin and insubstantial The rest of the day saw only light fighting and the exchange of mortar fire.
lightheadedLacking seriousness; given to frivolity Pre syncope is most often described as lightheaded or feeling faint.
lightheartedCarefree and happy and lighthearted They state that they use the term in a lighthearted way.
lightlessGiving no light
lightproofNot penetrable by light I think the reason why i can’t see outside through this window is because it is lightproof.
lightsomeMoving easily and quickly; nimble
lightweightWeighing relatively little compared with another item or object of similar use This laptop is fast and lightweight.
ligneousConsisting of or containing lignin or xylem The combination of extract and ligneous adsorbent is dried by freeze drying.
likableEasy to like; agreeable Others described him as likable but difficult .
likeHaving the same or similar characteristics It is sweet and tastes like green apples, similar in taste to pucker.
like-mindedOf the same turn of mind The independently minded should read the complete discussion.
likeableEvoking empathic or sympathetic feelings Changed picture to a more likeable.
likedConforming in every respect With taken 2 opening this weekend, we’d like to posit that liam neeson might be america’s new favorite action hero.
likelierHas a good chance of being the case or of coming about Parking plan is likely to rankle residents.
likelyWithin the realm of credibility The result would be less likely to antagonize, and more likely to persuade.
lilacOf a pale purple color Four petaled and a pink to lilac colour.
liliaceousOf or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family liliaceae
lilliputianTiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of lilliput This is a lilliputian country that none knows.
lily-liveredEasily frightened Lily and grandpa appeared in the comics without controversy.
limacineOf or resembling a slug
limacoidOf or resembling a slug I put limacoid clade in limacoid with a redirect from limacoid clade.
limbedHaving or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination) These strong limbed and noble youths are the flowers of the sauvira chivalry.
limberCapable of moving or bending freely Limber holes perforate the wall of the box at the floor of each chamber.
limbicOf or relating to or forming a limbus Lateralized temporal limbic dysfunction and psychopathology.
limblessHaving no limbs There are no known limbless species of mammal or bird.
limitedNot excessive Is he limited to the transcendent
limitingRestricting the scope or freedom of action They are limiting the powers of the autocrat.
limitlessSeemingly boundless in amount, number, degree, or especially extent The number of assets the player can own is limitless.
limnologicalOf or relating to limnology Limnological mixed layer formation.
limpNot firm He made fun of gay men, imitating limp wrists and a lisp.
limpidTransparently clear; easily understandable- robert burton The eyes are dark, but limpid.
limpingNot firm Saute until onions are limp, stirring constantly.
lincolnesqueOf or relating to or in the manner of abraham lincoln
lincolnianOf or relating to or in the manner of abraham lincoln
linealArranged in a line It’s a matter of lineal succession, in the form of an official fork.
linearLong and narrow The linear model becomes less maintainable.
linedHaving a lining or a liner; often used in combination The seven conspirators lined the route.
linelikeResembling a line
lingualPertaining to or resembling or lying near the tongue First incisor with lingual and dorsal enamel ringlets.
linguisticOf or relating to the scientific study of language A smart linguistic taxonomist does the same.
lingulateShaped like a tongue
linkedConnected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks The conservationist is linked on wikipedia.
linnaeanOf or relating to linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that linnaeus proposed This definition is basically similar to the linnaean system.
linneanOf or relating to linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that linnaeus proposed I understand your problem with linnean nomenclature well.
lionheartedExtraordinarily courageous Lionhearted is also fine with me.
liplessWithout a lip or lips The alien looks green with black eyes and a lipless mouth.
liplikeHaving lips or parts that resemble lips
lipophilicHaving an affinity for lipids Generally, lipophilic substances might accumulate in human tissue.
lipotropicHaving an affinity for lipids Betaine hydrochloride is a powerful lipotropic and increases gastric acid.
lippedHaving a lip or lips- john keats The flower is lipped at the mouth.
liquefiableCapable of being liquefied
liquescentBecoming liquid
liquidChanged from a solid to a liquid state As the water sprays, the liquid is pumped out of the tank.
liquifiableCapable of being liquefied
liquifiedReduced to liquid form by heating The liquified light hydrocarbons are separated by distillation.
lissomMoving and bending with ease She always appear confident, and very lissom.
lissomeMoving and bending with ease She always appears confident, and very lissom.
listedOn a list Actors are listed in the theatrical poster.
listlessLacking zest or vivacity He appears listless and unmotivated in the monster court.
litProvided with artificial light The burner is lit with fire.
liteHaving relatively few calories They are durable, very lite and cheap.
literalBeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something- g.k.chesterton The metaphor comes from the literal context of hunting.
literaryOf or relating to or characteristic of literature Lewis is the founder and editor of the literary journal ‘bronx biannual’.
literateVersed in literature; dealing with literature I am literate but not savvy to the electronic generation.
litheMoving and bending with ease She was a dark eyed beauty, lithe and winsome.
lithesomeMoving and bending with ease
lithicOf or containing lithium The lithic assemblages relate to the early acheulian culture.
lithomanticOf or relating to lithomancy
lithophyticOf or relating to lithophytes These are epiphytic or lithophytic orchids.
lithuanianOf or relating to or characteristic of lithuania or its people or language Further expansionist goals of ivan iii clashed with the lithuanian interests.
litigiousOf or relating to litigation He fills his material with copyright traps, and is litigious about it.
littleLow in stature; not tall I think it’s overrated a little bit in difficulty.
little-knownUnknown to most people Little is known about the bionomy or specificity of ambrosia fungi.
littlerLowercase I was just being a little pert with the website bit.
littoralOf or relating to a coastal or shore region The park is part of the georgian bay littoral biosphere reserve.
liturgicalOf or relating to or in accord with liturgy Solemnities of the liturgical year.
livableFit or suitable to live in or with Computer probes show that conditions on avaron are hostile but livable.
liveExerting force or containing energy Crabs live under the sea.
liveableFit or suitable to live in or with It’s liveable with in all honesty.
livebornShowing signs of life after birth; not stillborn Neither condition ever results in a liveborn infant.
livedCapable of erupting Theatre is conventionally used to describe the milieu of live performance.
livelierQuick and energetic He had a lively and veracious imagination.
liveliestElastic; rebounds readily Lively brushwork reveals strong oriental and arabic influences.
livelongConstituting the full extent or duration Constructed in 1988 in memory of all veterans of livelong and district.
livelyFull of zest or vigor The book details the rustic lifestyle in a lively manner.
liverHaving a reddish-brown color Iron is stored in the liver, the pancreas and the heart.
liver-coloredHaving a reddish-brown color Porcine liver was transplanted to a dog.
liveriedWearing livery All are re liveried in either yarra trams or all over advertising livery.
liverishSuffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress Ampthill was short, liverish, and stout from early manhood.
liverpudlianOf or relating to liverpool or its people Liverpudlian composer anubiss wrote a song inspired by the story.
liverySuffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress It even featured the same livery.
lividImparting a deathlike luminosity- e.a.poe Livid, coloquinte calls on the kingdom of vegetables to depose fridolin.
livingStill in active use Commonly shandala, she is an 18 year old altruist living an idyllic life.

Adjectives That Start with LO (108 Words)

loadedHaving an abundant supply of money or possessions of value The substance agitate the water and the beans loaded in the baskets.
loathUnwillingness to do something contrary to your custom I loath the neoconservatives, but the old piece was an anti semitic diatribe.
loathlyHighly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust Though the woman looked old and ugly she was not loathly inside.
loathsomeCausing or able to cause nausea It mentions the loathsome affair.
lobarOf or relating to or affecting a lobe He was pronounced dead of lobar pneumonia and quickly buried.
lobateHaving or resembling a lobe or lobes The peristome is lobate and has a distinct neck.
lobatedHaving or resembling a lobe or lobes
lobedHaving deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other The leaves are pinnately lobed and spiny.
lobeliaceousBelonging to the family lobeliaceae
lobularOf or relating to or resembling a lobule The hole in the member may also be reshaped into a lobular form.
localOf or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood The local amusement community opposed the city.
localisedConfined or restricted to a particular location Maxis localized the game for sale in the united states.
localizedMade local or oriented locally Gastric ulcers are most often localized on the lesser curvature of the stomach.
locatedSituated in a particular spot or position The top half of the staircase is located inside the building.
locoInformal or slang terms for mentally irregular That sounds pretty loco to me, ese.
locomotiveOf or relating to locomotion The higher the number, the more powerful the locomotive.
locomotorOf or relating to locomotion Locomotor recovery after unilateral hindlimb deafferentation in cats.
loftyOf high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style- oliver franks Be serene and lofty.
logarithmicOf or relating to or using logarithms A power law is never logarithmic.
logicalMarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts I think it is coherent, logical and backed by irreproachable references.
logisticOf or relating to logistics Administration and logistic support.
logisticalOf or relating to logistics It’s making the collation of a binding consensus a logistical nightmare.
logogrammaticOf or relating to logograms or logographs
logographicOf or relating to logograms or logographs English is partially logographic, but we still call it an alphabet.
logyStunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion) If anything not there, please suggest me a new logy.
loneLacking companions or companionship The lone sentence in the lead is an oddity.
lone,Lacking companions or companionship He proved himself as the lone herpetologist of pakistan.
lonelyLacking companions or companionship This is the fear of being lonely.
lonesomeMarked by dejection from being alone This was exciting to the lonesome loser.
longGood at remembering The long length is undo weight compared to the rest of the article.
long-armedHaving relatively long arms The armed forces consist of peacetime and wartime component.
long-distanceCovering a long distance They heard the sirens in the distance.
long-lifeTreated to stay fresh longer than usual Life insurance as a function of the life annuity.
long-livedExisting for a long time This seems to be the last gasp of an amazingly long lived and protean virus.
long-rangeSuitable for or reaching long distances Capacious internal fuel tanks provided long range.
long-sufferingPatiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble Some people are suffering from somnambulism.
long-termRelating to or extending over a relatively long time The plentiful sources attest to the long term notability.
long-windedUsing or containing too many words The head is long and lance shaped and the fangs exceptionally long.
longanimousShowing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment
longhandHaving words written out in full by hand And it doesn’t make much sense longhand either.
longishSomewhat long Adding the years makes it longish.
longitudinalRunning lengthwise One compression and one rarefaction make up one longitudinal wave.
longsightedCapable of seeing to a great distance
longstandingHaving existed for a long time Rbc has a longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability.
longtimeOf long duration Hazard of being a longtime trekker.
look-alikeResembling closely This inescapable equation applies to the policyholder and the company alike.
loonyInformal or slang terms for mentally irregular This loony should be in a straitjacket and not in front of a microphone.
loopyInformal or slang terms for mentally irregular Organization then a bit loopy, still, but clear.
looseNot carefully arranged in a package It’s too flabby and loose at the moment.
looseleafBeing or having leaves that can be easily removed or rearranged A page lifting device for use with looseleaf binders containing binding rings.
looserNot literal Is the power jack in the laptop loose
lopsidedTurned or twisted toward one side- g.k.chesterton The article about the film was a bit lopsided.
loquaciousFull of trivial conversation It is an inarticulate and loquacious sentence.
lordlessHaving no lord or master
lordlyOf or befitting a lord It is unknown how he was related to the lordly family.
lordoticHaving abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses) This curve is described as a ‘lordotic curve’.
losslessCharacterized by or causing no dissipation of energy This is a lossless scope reduction method.
lossyCharacterized by or causing dissipation of energy Esoteric lossy transmission line.
lostUnable to function; without help Later that night, tina returned to the gallery to retrieve the lost earring.
lothUnwillingness to do something contrary to your custom I was loath to fix it as i prefer not to touch the remarks of others.
loticOf or relating to or living in actively moving water Black flies depend on lotic habitats to bring food to them.
loucheOf questionable taste or morality It makes no sense for a woman of high principles to fall for a louche man. 3.
loudCharacterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity The loud noise of the bomb disconcerted the audience.
loud-mouthedGiven to loud offensive talk When drunk, he was known to be loud mouthed and quarrelsome.
loud-voicedHaving an unusually loud voice In the movie ‘finding nemo’, he voiced sheldon the seahorse.
louderUsed chiefly as a direction or description in music A clamor is any loud and continued noise.
loudestUsed chiefly as a direction or description in music The loud noise increased their fearfulness.
lousyVile; despicable Of course, the lousy spacing with the default font is also distracting.
loutishIll-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance Bodgies were well known for their often loutish behavior.
louveredSupplied with louvers for ventilation A security device for louvered windows has been disclosed.
lovableHaving characteristics that attract love or affection Oh my god, this is so lovable.
loveableHaving characteristics that attract love or affection He is not a lovable rapscallion.
lovelessWithout love The song pushed loveless into the top rung of country singers.
loveliestLovable especially in a childlike or naive way She stared me with her limpid lovely eyes.
lovelornUnhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love She spurns the lovelorn.
lovelyAppealing to the emotions as well as the eye The considerateness of the mother was very lovely.
loverlikeLike or in the manner of a lover
loverlyLike or in the manner of a lover If you can do so, that would be loverly.
lovesickLanguishing because of love There is also a cover out by the band lovesick radio.
lovesomeHaving or displaying warmth or affection
lovingFeeling or showing love and affection May i commend misanthropy to your loving attention
lowVery low in volume The low action facilitates the tapping technique.
low-budgetMade on or suited to a limited budget Sequestration is an undiscerning and blunt budget tool.
low-costThat you have the financial means for I assume the cost is what the corsair would cost today in modern times.
low-densityHaving low relative density or specific gravity Consequently, the electron density determines the response of the density tool.
low-gradeOf inferior quality Accompanies promotion to the grade of cadet airman.
low-interestCharging a relatively small percentage of the amount borrowed The effective interest is compared with the stated interest of the investment.
low-keyRestrained in style or quality Perhaps the key to him is egotism.
low-levelAt a low level in rank or importance The highest level of the hierarchy is the process level.
low-lyingHaving a small elevation above the ground or horizon or sea level Pathological lying is not a kind of factitious disorder.
low-neckedHaving a low-cut neckline The collar of the blouse is round necked.
low-pressureNot forceful Therefore the pressure of the gas is low.
low-pricedThat you have the financial means for The numbers were low and ineffective.
low-spiritedFilled with melancholy and despondency It’s nothing but venomous mean spirited swill.
lowbornOf humble birth or origins
lowbredLacking in refinement or grace
lowbrowCharacteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes Lowbrow is also commonly referred to as pop surrealism.
lowbrowedCharacteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes
lower-than-expectedConsidered likely or probable to happen or arrive Groundbreaking is expected in the spring of 2010.
lowercaseRelating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor’s type case And it’s lowercase on the cover.
loweringDarkened by clouds This has resulted in the lowering of the water table.
lowermostFarthest down The lowermost register is correctly labelled.
lowestUsed of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency The fluorocarbons have low heats of vaporization.
lowlandOf relatively low or level country The lowland is named after its major rivers, the kuma and the terek.
lowlyInferior in rank or status I am referring to both the great and the lowly.
lowsetLower than average A lowset cabin contained the wheel house, chart room and a sickbay.
loyalSteadfast in allegiance or duty She is fanatically loyal to him.

Adjectives That Start with LU (43 Words)

lubberlyClumsy and unskilled
lubriciousCharacterized by lust Such an idea would be lubricious.
lucentSoftly bright or radiant The company was acquired by alcatel lucent in 2006.
lucidTransparently clear; easily understandable- robert burton It’s very accessible and lucid for the ignorant.
luckierOccurring by chance Rather happy go lucky, they seemingly take every twist and turn in stride.
luckiestOccurring by chance She is a happy go lucky person.
luckyPresaging or likely to bring good luck Rather happy go lucky, they seemingly take every twist and turn in stride.
lucrativeProducing a sizeable profit The most lucrative trade with the english involved indian slaves.
luculentTransparently clear; easily understandable- robert burton
lucullanCharacterized by extravagance and profusion
ludicrousBroadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce That is the sort of ludicrous arguments he peddles every time.
lugubriousExcessively mournful As usual your lugubrious posts defy rational thought and logic.
lukewarmFeeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm After the full broadcast, the album received lukewarm reviews.
lumbarOf or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones The lumbar fascia is a anatomic fascia that covers the lumbar region.
lumbosacralOf or relating to or near the small of the back and the back part of the pelvis between the hips The lumbosacral joint is a joint of the body.
luminescentEmitting light not caused by heat They are often brightly coloured, and may be iridescent or even luminescent.
luminousSoftly bright or radiant It is one of the largest and most luminous stars known in the milky way.
lumpenMentally sluggish Eschewing citations in favour of asking the street lumpen
lumpishMentally sluggish
lumpyLike or containing small sticky lumps It’s kind of lumpy and confusing.
lunarOf or relating to or associated with the moon Russian officials are increasingly talking about lunar exploration.
lunateResembling the new moon in shape It always has two lunate vascular bundles.
lunaticInsane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon This part of the story shows the lunatic within him.
lunisolarRelating to or attributed to the moon and the sun or their mutual relations Another kind of lunisolar calendar.
lupineOf or relating to or characteristic of wolves There was something wild and lupine about him.
luridGhastly pale The details get more elaborate and lurid with each retelling.
lusciousHaving strong sexual appeal The tree lined streets offer views of oklahoma and luscious woodlands.
lushCharacterized by extravagance and profusion The rest of the island vegetation is lush and varied.
lusitanianOf or relating to or characteristic of the region of lusitania or its people or language He has generally been thought of as a lusitanian god.
lusterlessLacking brilliance or vitality The blade is a deep, lusterless black that seems to absorb ambient light.
lustfulVigorously passionate Potter also provided the ribald voice of the lustful narrator.
lustrelessLacking brilliance or vitality The diamond further was characterized as a rudely faceted, lustreless mass.
lustrousMade smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow The finished dish is lustrous, tender, fleshy and savory.
lustyEndowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health By all accounts their marriage was devoted, satisfying, and lusty.
lutealOf or relating to the corpus luteum The issue of a luteal phase defect is complex.
lutheranOf or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of the protestant church adhering to the views of luther He is editor of the family counselor in the monthly lutheran witness.
luxeElegant and sumptuous A luxe motor is a dutch type barge, built for the first time in the early 1920s.
luxembourgianRelating to or characteristic of luxembourg The mayor of garnich is the mayor of the luxembourgian commune of garnich.
luxemburgerOf or relating to the capital city of luxemburg I have found an editor who is a luxemburger and asked him to comment.
luxuriantMarked by complexity and richness of detail He brought curving roads and luxuriant landscaping.
luxuriousDisplaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; Alexander was known for his ostentatious and luxurious lifestyle.

Adjectives That Start with LY (11 Words)

lymphaticOf or relating to or produced by lymph Lymphomas begin in the lymphatic system.
lymphocyticOf or relating to lymphocytes Signaling lymphocytic activation molecule.
lymphoidResembling lymph or lymphatic tissues They are derived from common lymphoid progenitors.
lynx-eyedHaving very keen vision In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is king.
lyonnaiseCooked with onions The school of lyonnaise cooking is closed.
lyophilisedUsed of tissue or blood or serum or other biological substances; dried by freezing in a high vacuum
lyophilizedUsed of tissue or blood or serum or other biological substances; dried by freezing in a high vacuum The protein is prepared in a lyophilized 1 microgram dose.
lyrateHaving curvature suggestive of a lyre
lyricRelating to or being musical drama.
The content of the article is the lyric for the song.
lyricalSuitable for or suggestive of singing.
The discussion of ‘hard-edged’ and ‘lyrical abstraction’ is digressive.
lysogenicCapable of producing or undergoing lysis.
If the latter is followed, the lysogenic state is established and maintained.

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