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Lenience

ˈliːnɪəns

Meanings of Lenience:

noun

The fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.

Usage examples:

The accused pleaded for lenience

Leniences

ˈliːnɪəns

Meanings of Leniences:

noun

The fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.

Usage examples:

The accused pleaded for lenience

Leniencies

ˈliːnɪənsi

Meanings of Leniencies:

noun

The fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.

Usage examples:

The court could show leniency

Leniency

ˈliː.ni.ən.si

Meanings of Leniency:

noun

The fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.

Usage examples:

The court could show leniency

Meanings of Lenient:

adjective

(of a punishment or person in authority) more merciful or tolerant than expected.

Usage examples:

In the view of the court the sentence was too lenient

Leniently

ˈliː.ni.ənt.li

Meanings of Leniently:

adverb

In a way that punishes or judges someone less strongly or severely than would be expected

Usage examples:

Because of her age, she was likely to be treated leniently in court., he said senior officials caug…

Leninism

ˈlen.ɪ.nɪ.zəm

Meanings of Leninism:

noun

Marxism as interpreted and applied by lenin.

Usage examples:

They had an overly rigid interpretation of marxism and leninism.

Leninist

ˈlen.ɪ.nɪst

Meanings of Leninist:

noun

Someone who believes in the social, political, and economic principles and theories developed from marxism by the russian politician v. i. lenin, supporting direct rule by workers

Usage examples:

Solzhenitsyn was strictly speaking a leninist., radek reached an agreement with the leninists., the…
adjective

Believing in the social, political, and economic principles and theories developed from marxism by the russian politician v. i. lenin, supporting direct rule by workers

Usage examples:

The world was ready to overlook the party's leninist ideology., adopting tough leninist language, h…

Leninists

ˈlen.ɪ.nɪst

Meanings of Leninists:

noun

Someone who believes in the social, political, and economic principles and theories developed from marxism by the russian politician v. i. lenin, supporting direct rule by workers

Usage examples:

Solzhenitsyn was strictly speaking a leninist., radek reached an agreement with the leninists., the…

Meanings of Lenis:

adjective

(of a consonant, especially a voiced consonant) weakly articulated, especially denoting the less or least strongly articulated of two or more similar consonants.

Lenition

lɪˈnɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Lenition:

noun

(in celtic languages) the process or result of palatalizing a consonant.

Usage examples:

The grammar involved in medieval gaelic names often includes lenition, a "softening" of the initial…

Lenitive

ˈlɛnɪtɪv

Meanings of Lenitive:

adjective

(of a medicine) laxative.

Usage examples:

The leaves, and to a lesser extent the flowers, are mildly diuretic, emollient, lenitive and mildly…
noun

A laxative.

Usage examples:

He suggests, as lenitives, senna with pulp of tamarind or oil of sweet almonds.

Meanings of Lenitives:

noun

A laxative.

Usage examples:

He suggests, as lenitives, senna with pulp of tamarind or oil of sweet almonds.
adjective

(of a medicine) laxative.

Usage examples:

The leaves, and to a lesser extent the flowers, are mildly diuretic, emollient, lenitive and mildly…

Lenity

ˈlɛnɪti

Meanings of Lenity:

noun

The quality of being kind or gentle.

Usage examples:

A smile crossed her face, but this unexpected lenity was short-lived

Leno

ˈliːnəʊ

Meanings of Leno:

noun

An openwork fabric with the warp threads twisted in pairs before weaving.

Usage examples:

The weave preferably includes a half-cross or full-cross leno weave.

Meanings of Lenos:

noun

An openwork fabric with the warp threads twisted in pairs before weaving.

Usage examples:

The weave preferably includes a half-cross or full-cross leno weave.

Meanings of Lens:

noun

A piece of glass or other transparent material with curved sides for concentrating or dispersing light rays, used singly (as in a magnifying glass) or with other lenses (as in a telescope).

Usage examples:

His first telescope was made from available lenses and gave a magnification of about four times.

Lenses

lenz

Meanings of Lenses:

noun

A piece of glass or other transparent material with curved sides for concentrating or dispersing light rays, used singly (as in a magnifying glass) or with other lenses (as in a telescope).

Usage examples:

His first telescope was made from available lenses and gave a magnification of about four times.

Lensmen

ˈlɛnzman

Meanings of Lensmen:

noun

A professional photographer or cameraman.

Usage examples:

An exclusive, candid picture by the lensman david graves

Meanings of Lent:

verb

Past and past participle of lend.

suffix

(forming adjectives) full of; characterized by.

Usage examples:

Pestilent
noun

(in the christian church) the period preceding easter, which is devoted to fasting, abstinence, and penitence in commemoration of christ's fasting in the wilderness. in the western church it runs from ash wednesday to holy saturday, and so includes forty weekdays.

Usage examples:

To this end he will be eating as little as possible from the beginning of lent until easter.

Meanings of Lentando:

adverb

(as a direction) with a gradual decrease in speed.

Usage examples:

Let it play lentando
adjective

Played with a gradual decrease in speed.

Usage examples:

The scoring is unusual, and the tempo lentando

Lenten

ˈlɛnt(ə)n

Meanings of Lenten:

adjective

Of, in, or appropriate to lent.

Usage examples:

Lenten food

Meanings of Lententide:

noun

The period of lent.

Lentic

ˈlɛntɪk

Meanings of Lentic:

adjective

(of organisms or habitats) inhabiting or situated in still fresh water.

Usage examples:

Bass are found in both lotic and lentic habitats.

Lenticel

ˈlɛntɪsɛl

Meanings of Lenticel:

noun

One of many raised pores in the stem of a woody plant that allows gas exchange between the atmosphere and the internal tissues.

Usage examples:

Both root system and trunk have lenticels (gas exchange pores) and aerenchyma (interconnected air-f…

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