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Loutish meaning

grobianism meaning

Adjective: loutish Pronunciation: (law-tish) Loutish meaning: Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behaviour or appearance Synonyms: coarse, boorish, oafish, swinish, uncouth Quotations: William S. Burroughs – Cat hate reflects an ugly, stupid, loutish, bigoted spirit. …

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Lilliputian meaning

lilliputian meaning

Noun: Lilliputian Pronunciation: (li-li’pyoo-shun) Lilliputian meaning: A 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift. A very small person (resembling a Lilliputian) Adjective: Lilliputian Lilliputian meaning: Tiny; relating to or characteristic of …

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Ladle meaning

ladle meaning

Noun: ladle Pronunciation: (ley-d(u)l) Ladle meaning: Spoon shaped vessels with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another. Verb: ladle Pronunciation: (ley-d(u)l) Ladle meaning: Put a liquid into a container …

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Lad meaning

Noun: lad Pronunciation: (lad) Lad meaning: A boy or man. Synonyms: blighter, bloke, boyo, bucko, chap, cuss, feller, fellow, gent A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy). Synonyms: son, sonny, sonny …

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Labyrinth meaning

labyrinth meaning

Noun: labyrinth Pronunciation: (la-bu-rinth) Labyrinth meaning: Complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost. Synonym: maze A complex system of interconnecting cavities, concerned with hearing and equilibrium. Synonyms: inner …

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Lucid meaning

lucid meaning

Adjective: lucid Pronunciation: (loo-sid) Lucid meaning: Transparently clear or easily understandable. Synonyms: crystal clear, limpid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous Having a clear mind. Synonym: sane Capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent …

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Laud meaning

laud meaning

Verb: laud Pronunciation: (lod) Laud meaning: Praise, glorify, or honor. Synonyms: exalt, extol, glorify, proclaim Adjective: laudable Pronunciation: (lo-du-bul) Laudable meaning: Worthy of high praise Synonyms: applaudable, commendable, praiseworthy Quotations: Joseph Campbell – Space dedicated …

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Lagoon meaning

lagoon meaning

Noun: lagoon Pronunciation: (lu’goon) Lagoon meaning: A body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral. Synonyms: laguna, lagune Quotations: Larry Wolf – If you don’t breach the …

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Lament meaning

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Verb: lament Pronunciation: (lu’ment) Lament meaning: Express grief verbally. Synonym: keen Regret strongly. Synonyms: bemoan, bewail, deplore Noun: lament Pronunciation: (lu’ment) Lament meaning: A cry of sorrow and grief. Synonyms: lamentation, plaint, wail A song …

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Legerdemain meaning

legerdemain meaning

Noun: legerdemain Pronunciation: (,le-ju-du’meyn) Legerdemain meaning: An illusory feat which is considered magical by naive observers. Synonyms: conjuring, conjuring trick, deception, illusion, magic, magic trick, thaumaturgy, trick Skilful use of one’s hands when performing conjuring …

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