A to Z Challenge: L


Latifundium 
Definition: a large country estate
Sentence: They decided that Aunt May's latifundium in England would be the perfect place for their wedding.

Labile 
Definition: open to change;  apt or likely to change; adaptable
Sentence: The couple was very labile to their new surroundings.

Lachrymose
Definition: showing sorrow.
Sentence: She had got rid of her tears before she came down to dinner, but still she was melancholy and almost lachrymose. 

        — Anthony Trollope

Lassitude
Definition: weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy.
Sentence: He told by her very attitude that now there was lassitude, even weariness in her.
           — Algernon Blackwood

Legerdemain
Definition: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.
Sentence: Everything short of this is trick, legerdemain, sleight of hand.
           —  Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Comments

  1. Like I said before, SO SMART I WILL BE WHEN THIS IS OVER. You even have me talking like Yoda. Though I'm not sure that makes me smart. But he was pretty wise, soooo...

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  2. I know the last three words, but not the first two. I've learned something today!

    J.L. Campbell - The Character Depot | A-Z Challenge Co-Host

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  3. I've never heard that first one before. :-)

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