Sunday, May 03, 2009

L Vocabulary

Recently I was thinking of several words that remind me of each other, if for no other reason than that they begin with L and are long words. Those account for the first three members of this list. The latter reflect extra interesting or important expressions I ran across during my composition.

litigious - inclined to dispute or disagree, argue; desiring to make something the subject of a lawsuit

liturgical - of or pertaining to: a form of public worship, ritual; a collection of formularies for public worship; a particular arrangement of services; a particular form or type of the Eucaristic service.

lethargic - being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity.

lackadaisical - without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic; lazy or indolent

literal - in accordance with, involving, or being the primary or strict meaning of the word or words; not figurative or metaphorical

lambent - running or moving lightly over a surface; dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject, brilliantly playful; softly bright or radiant

latent - present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential

Thanks to for supplying the definitions.

To God be all glory.

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