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Words that Start with L

This section will provide you with more information on the words that start with L.

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Interesting notes about the letter :

The letter L is the twelfth letter of the English alphabet.It is a consonant.It makes two sounds – the beginning sound le as in lie and the ending sound il as in kindle.The letter L is common in all places of words and commonly doubled, as in holly.The letter L was lamedh, an ox stick or goad.The Greeks used it for lamda (L), and then it was adapted by the Romans for their letter L.

The following are a couple of examples of words starting with L.

Animals that start with L

Ladybug: small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pestsEvery spring, I see ladybugs flying around our yard.Llama: wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a humpThe llama looks rather like a mix of a horse and a sheep.Lizard: relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tailThe lizrd skitted across her path and scared her. 

Places that start with L

Lobby: a large entrance or reception room or areaInside the store, the lobby was full of people waiting to go out the locked doors.Lab: a workplace for the conduct of scientific researchHe preferred working at the lab where he could concentrate.Lighthouse: a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing shipsWatching the sunset from the lighthouse was a great idea!

Words that describe people

Laggard: wasting timeI’m so laggard today after all the work we did out in the yard yesterday.Lively: full of life and energyShe seemed lively and happy as she danced on the satge. Lovely: appealing to the emotions as well as the eyeEverything about the baby was lovely, from his tiny toes to his button nose. 

Words that describe an idea

Longsighted:planning prudently for the futureHis ideas were longsighted, but unfortunately, it doesn’t help with the problems we have now.Ludicrous: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farceIt was ludicrous to think that she would make it on time during rush hour. Logical: capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoningThe idea to replace his broken phone was logical but expensive.

Words that describe a place/event

Luminescent: emitting light not caused by heatThe event was luminescent, lit up by moonlight and sparkling fireflies.

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Labyrinth: complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lostWalking through New York seemed like a labyrinth of gravle streets.Loud: characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensityThe club was loud and buzzing with energy. Longest words that start with L