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loom, loomed, looming, looms-intransitive verb
to seem imminent; impend; to come prominently into view; a highly noticeable massive, distorted, or indistinct image; to appear; to appear to the mind in a magnified and threatening form; 
loom-noun
an apparatus for making thread or yarn into cloth by weaving strands together at right angles; a distorted, threatening appearance of something

lavish-adjective
characterized by or produced with extravagance and profusion-(a lavish buffet); profuse; immoderate in giving or bestowing; unstinting (the critics were lavish with their praise) 
intransitive verbs-lavish, lavished, lavishing, lavishes
to give or bestow in abundance; shower: lavished attention on his customers
lavishness, lavisher-noun
lavishly-adverb

lucrative-adjective
producing wealth; profitable

lyses-noun; plural of lysis
transitive-and-intransitive verbs-lysem, lysed, lysing, lyses
to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
lysis-noun; plural-lyses
Biochemistry the dissolution or destruction of cells, such as blood cells or bacteria, as by the action of a specific lysin
lysin-noun
an antibody that is capable of causing the destruction or dissolution of red blood cells, bacteria, or other cellular-elements

lytic
A term describing the bacteriophage cell making so many copies of itself within the host cell that it hijacked (it's parasitic), that it bursts.

lobe-noun
a rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part (the lobe of an ear); a subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries

lipoprotein-noun
any of a group of conjugated proteins in which at least one of the components is a lipid. Lipoproteins, classified according to their densities and chemical qualities, are the principal means by which lipids are transported in the blood.

legerdemain-noun
sleight of hand; a show of skill or deceitful cleverness

leisure-noun
attributive:-often used to modify another noun (leisure time; leisure travel) idiom-at (one's) leisure; freedom from time consuming duties, responsibilities, or activities; when one has free time; at one's convenience

legalism-noun
strict, literal adherence to the law or to a particular code, as of religion or morality 
legalist-noun
legalistic-adjective
legalistically-adverb

lo-interjection
used to attract attention or to show surprise

lissome also lissom-adjective
easily bent; supple; having the ability to move with ease; limber
lissomely-adverb
lissomeness-noun

Locke, John 1632-1704. English philosopher
in-An Essay Concerning Human Understanding-(1690) he set out the principles of empiricism, and his-Two Treatises on Government-(1690) influenced the-Declaration of Independence

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