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Meanings of Likingly:

adverb

Favourably, affectionately; in a manner that expresses liking for someone.

Likings

ˈlʌɪkɪŋ

Meanings of Likings:

noun

A feeling of regard or fondness.

Usage examples:

She'd taken an instant liking to arnie's new girlfriend

Likuta

lɪˈkuːtə

Meanings of Likuta:

noun

A former monetary unit of the democratic republic of congo (zaire), equal to one hundredth of a zaire.

Usage examples:

In 1967, the (old) zaïre replaced the congolese franc, with 1 zaïre = 100 makuta (makuta is the plu…

Lilac

ˈlaɪ.lək

Meanings of Lilac:

noun

A eurasian shrub or small tree of the olive family, which has fragrant violet, pink, or white blossom and is a popular garden ornamental.

Usage examples:

A very popular flowering shrub, lilacs serve many purposes in gardens.
adjective

Any of various plants of the genus syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers

Meanings of Lilacs:

noun

A eurasian shrub or small tree of the olive family, which has fragrant violet, pink, or white blossom and is a popular garden ornamental.

Usage examples:

A very popular flowering shrub, lilacs serve many purposes in gardens.

Meanings of Liliaceous:

adjective

Relating to or denoting plants of the lily family ( liliaceae ). these have elongated leaves which grow from a corm, bulb, or rhizome.

Lilies

ˈlɪl.i

Meanings of Lilies:

noun

A bulbous plant with large trumpet-shaped, typically fragrant, flowers on a tall, slender stem.

Usage examples:

Autumn is the time to put in bulbs for early spring including snow-drops, daffodils, crocuses, lili…

Meanings of Lilith:

proper noun

A female demon of jewish folklore, who tries to kill newborn children. in the talmud she is the first wife of adam, dispossessed by eve.

Lilliputian

ˌlɪl.ɪˈpjuː.ʃən

Meanings of Lilliputian:

adjective

Trivial or very small.

Usage examples:

America's banks look lilliputian in comparison with japan's
noun

A trivial or very small person or thing.

Usage examples:

Until the contest with blackburn is resumed, one of scotland's two goliaths will be back bossing th…

Meanings of Lilliputianize:

adjective

Trivial or very small.

Usage examples:

America's banks look lilliputian in comparison with japan's
noun

A trivial or very small person or thing.

Usage examples:

Until the contest with blackburn is resumed, one of scotland's two goliaths will be back bossing th…

Lilliputians

ˌlɪlɪˈpjuːʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Lilliputians:

noun

A trivial or very small person or thing.

Usage examples:

Until the contest with blackburn is resumed, one of scotland's two goliaths will be back bossing th…
adjective

Trivial or very small.

Usage examples:

America's banks look lilliputian in comparison with japan's

Meanings of Lilt:

noun

A characteristic rising and falling of the voice when speaking; a pleasant gentle accent.

Usage examples:

He spoke with a faint but recognizable irish lilt
verb

Speak, sing, or sound with a lilt.

Usage examples:

The music lilted and swaggered in a dance rhythm

Lilted

lɪlt

Meanings of Lilted:

verb

Speak, sing, or sound with a lilt.

Usage examples:

The music lilted and swaggered in a dance rhythm
noun

A characteristic rising and falling of the voice when speaking; a pleasant gentle accent.

Usage examples:

He spoke with a faint but recognizable irish lilt

Lilting

ˈlɪl.tɪŋ

Meanings of Lilting:

verb

Speak, sing, or sound with a lilt.

Usage examples:

The music lilted and swaggered in a dance rhythm
adjective

(of a voice or tune) characterized by a pleasant, gentle rising and falling.

Usage examples:

A lilting irish accent

Lilts

lɪlt

Meanings of Lilts:

noun

A characteristic rising and falling of the voice when speaking; a pleasant gentle accent.

Usage examples:

He spoke with a faint but recognizable irish lilt
verb

Speak, sing, or sound with a lilt.

Usage examples:

The music lilted and swaggered in a dance rhythm

Lily

ˈlɪl.i

Meanings of Lily:

noun

A bulbous plant with large trumpet-shaped, typically fragrant, flowers on a tall, slender stem.

Usage examples:

Autumn is the time to put in bulbs for early spring including snow-drops, daffodils, crocuses, lili…

Meanings of Lily-livered:

adjective

Not brave

Lily-white

ˌlɪl.iˈwaɪt

Meanings of Lily-white:

adjective

Pure white

Lima

ˈliː.mə ˌbiːn

Meanings of Lima:

proper noun

The capital of peru; population 7,605,700 (est. 2007). founded in 1535 by francisco pizarro, it was the capital of the spanish colonies in south america until the 19th century.

noun

An edible, flat, pale green bean

Meanings of Limacine:

adjective

Relating to slugs or like a slug (= a small, soft creature like a snail with no shell)

Meanings of Limb:

noun

An arm or leg of a person or four-legged animal, or a bird's wing.

Usage examples:

They got out, stretching their cramped limbs

Limba

ˈlɪmbə

Meanings of Limba:

noun

Another term for afara.

adjective

Relating to the limba or their language.

Limbas

ˈlɪmbə

Meanings of Limbas:

noun

Another term for afara.

adjective

Relating to the limba or their language.

Meanings of Limbed:

adjective

Healthy-looking and active

Usage examples:

The school sports field swarmed with clean-limbed young people eager for the day's events.

Limber

ˈlɪm.bər

Meanings of Limber:

adjective

(of a person or body part) lithe or supple.

Usage examples:

I have to practise to keep myself limber
verb

Warm up in preparation for exercise or activity, especially sport or athletics.

Usage examples:

The acrobats were limbering up for the big show
noun

The detachable front part of a gun carriage, consisting of two wheels and an axle, a pole, and a frame holding one or more ammunition boxes.

Usage examples:

The ammunition limber was the worst for wear and required the most work.

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