MAT VOCAB J-L

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  1. JADED
    tired by excess or overuse, slightly cynical

    wearied, jaundiced, sated, callous, blase
  2. JARGON
    nonsensical talk, specialized language

    dialect, cant, argot, idiom, slang
  3. JETTISON
    to cast off, throw cargo overboard

    discard, toss
  4. JINGOSIM
    belligerent support of ones country

    chauvinism, nationalism
  5. KINETIC
    relating to motion, characterized by movement

    mobile, active, dynamic
  6. KNELL
    sound of a funeral bell, omen of death or failure

    toll, chime, peal
  7. KUDOS
    glory, fame, honor

    acclaim, praise, encomium, accolade, homage
  8. LABYRINTH
    maze

    entanglement, mesh, web
  9. LACERATION
    cut or wound

    gash, tear
  10. LACHRYMOSE
    tearful

    weeping, teary
  11. LACKADISICAL
    idle, lazy, apathetic, indifferent

    languorous, indolent, listless, blase, faineant
  12. LACONIC
    using few words

    terse, concise, pithy, succinct
  13. LAMPOON
    to attack with satire, mock harshly

    burlesque, travesty, caricature
  14. LANGUID
    lacking energy, indifferent, slow

    weak, listless, lackadaisical, sluggish, faineant
  15. LARYNX
    organ containing vocal cords

    voice box, Adams apple
  16. LASSITUDE
    lethargy, sluggishness

    weariness, listlessness, torpor, stupor
  17. LEVIATHAN
    a biblical sea monster; something large and formidable

    behemith; mammoth; something cyclopean, elephantine, or gargantuam
  18. LIBERTINE
    one without moral restraint

    hedonist, voluptuary, rogue, rake, roue
  19. LICENTIOUS
    immoral, unrestrained by society

    wantom, dissolute, salacious, lewd, prurient
  20. LIMPID
    clear, transparent

    lucid, pelludic, serene
  21. LIONIZE
    to treat as a celebrity

    regale, honor, feast, ply
  22. LISSOME
    easily flexed, limber, agile

    supple, lithe, graceful
  23. LISTLESS
    lacking energy and enthusiasm

    lethargic, sluggish, languid, faineant, indolent
  24. LITHE
    moving and bending with ease, graceful

    lissome, limber, angile, supple
  25. LIVID
    discolored from a bruise; pale; reddened with anger

    black-and-blue; ashen; pallid; furious
  26. LOATHE
    to abhor, despise, hate

    abominate, execrate, detest, contemn
  27. LOQUACIOUS
    talkative

    garrulous, verbose, voluble, prolix
  28. LUGUBRIOUS
    sorrowful, mournful, dismal

    gloomy, funereal, somber, melancholy, woeful
  29. LUMBER (v) 
    to move slowly and awkwardly

    stumble, lurch, hulk, galumph

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