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let the cat out of the bag to reveal a secret.
lettuce a plant with large, crisp leaves that can be eaten. [2 definitions]
let up to stop or become lesser.
leukemia a disease that is a type of cancer inside the bones. With this disease the body makes too many white blood cells.
levee1 an embankment built to keep river water from flooding the land. [2 definitions]
level having a flat, even surface. [10 definitions]
lever a basic tool used to lift or pry things open. A crowbar is one type of lever. [2 definitions]
levy the collection by a government of money, property, or troops. [3 definitions]
liable held responsible by law. [2 definitions]
liar a person who tells lies instead of the truth.
liberal generous. [4 definitions]
liberate to free or let out.
Liberia a country in western Africa. Monrovia is the capital of Liberia.
liberty freedom from being confined or controlled. [3 definitions]
Libra a constellation located between Virgo and Scorpio. Libra is also called the Scales. [3 definitions]
librarian a person trained to work in a library, or who takes care of a particular collection of books.
library a place where books, records, and other materials are kept and from which they may be borrowed. [2 definitions]
Libya a country in northern Africa. Tripoli is the capital of Libya.
lice plural of louse.
license legal permission to do something, or the document that proves it. [3 definitions]
license plate a small metal sign on a car, truck, or other vehicle that usually has both numbers and letters. The license plate shows that it is legal to drive the vehicle on public roads.