lassitude

  1. a feeling of lack of interest or energy

    Synonyms : languor, listlessness
    Type Of : apathy
  2. weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy

    Synonyms : inanition, lethargy, slackness
    Type Of : weakness
  3. a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)

    Synonyms : lethargy, sluggishness
    Type Of : torpidity, torpor

luminary

  1. a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

    Synonyms : guiding light, leading light, notability, notable
    Type Of : celebrity, famous person

limerick

  1. a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba

    Type Of : rhyme, verse
  2. port city in southwestern Ireland

labile

  1. liable to change

    Examples :
    • an emotionally labile person
  2. (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown

lugubrious

  1. excessively mournful

lambaste

  1. censure severely or angrily

    Synonyms : bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, scold, take to task, trounce
    Type Of : criticise, pick apart, criticize, knock
  2. beat with a cane

    Synonyms : cane, flog, lambast
    Type Of : beat, beat up, work over

lynch

  1. kill without legal sanction

    Type Of : kill
    Examples :
    • The blood-thirsty mob lynched the alleged killer of the child

luscious

  1. having strong sexual appeal

    Synonyms : juicy, lush, red-hot, toothsome, voluptuous
  2. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

    Synonyms : delectable, delicious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy

lummox

  1. an awkward stupid person

    Synonyms : clod, gawk, goon, lout, lubber, lump, oaf, stumblebum
    Type Of : clumsy person

lukewarm

  1. moderately warm

    Synonyms : tepid
    Examples :
    • he hates lukewarm coffee
  2. feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm

    Synonyms : half-hearted, halfhearted, tepid
    Examples :
    • gave only lukewarm support to the candidate