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limp1 to walk in an uneven, difficult way because of a lame or injured leg or foot. [2 definitions]
limp2 not stiff or firm.
Lincoln's Birthday a holiday on February 12, the day on which President Abraham Lincoln's birthday is celebrated.
line1 a long, thin mark. [11 definitions]
line2 to cover the inside of. [2 definitions]
linear having to do with a line; straight. [2 definitions]
linen cloth, yarn, or thread made from flax. [2 definitions]
liner1 a commercial ship or airplane that carries passengers on a regular route.
liner2 something that lines the inside or covers the outside of something. It is usually for protection and can often be removed.
line up to form a line, one person after the other. [2 definitions]
linger to remain or be slow to leave.
lining1 a layer of tissue or other material covering the inside of something.
link one of the separate closed pieces of a chain. [3 definitions]
linking verb a verb that connects a subject to the words that tell about the subject. In the sentence, "I was very tired," "was" is a linking verb.
linoleum a floor covering that is not easily worn out. Linoleum is made by pressing linseed oil and ground-up wood products onto a canvas backing.
linseed oil a yellowish oil that comes from the seed of flax plants. It is used in making oil paints, ink, and linoleum.
lion a large, very strong mammal with short tan fur. Male lions have a mane of longer hair around the neck and head. Lions live in parts of Africa and Asia. They are carnivores and are closely related to tigers, leopards, and other big cats that roar.
lioness a female lion.
lip either of the upper or lower edges of flesh that circle the mouth and are used in speech. [3 definitions]
lip-read to understand by looking at a speaker's lips instead of by hearing the words.
lipstick a cosmetic for coloring the lips. It usually comes in stick form inside a tube.