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lea |liː| — a unit of length of thread or yarn
leach |liːtʃ| — the process of leaching
lead |liːd| — an advantage held by a competitor in a race
lead off |ˈliːd ɔːf| — teach immoral behavior to
lead on |ˈled ɑːn| — entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken
lead up |ˈled ʌp| — set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for
lead-in |ˈliːd ɪn| — the introductory section of a story
lead-off |ˈliːd ɔːf| — (baseball) The first batter in the batting order.
leaded |ˈledɪd| — (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead
leaden |ˈledn| — darkened with overcast
leader |ˈliːdər| — a person who rules or guides or inspires others
leaderette |ˌliːdəˈret| — (US) a short editorial, or a paragraph in an editorial
leaders |ˈliːdərz| — the body of people who lead a group
leadership |ˈliːdərʃɪp| — the activity of leading
leading |ˈliːdɪŋ| — thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
leading-strings |ˈliːdɪŋ strɪŋz| — plural form of leading-string
leadline |ˈledlaɪn| — A leash or strap for leading an animal.
leads |ˈliːdz| — plural form of lead
leadsman |ˈledzmən| — (obsolete) lodesman (a leader or guide)
leady — Resembling lead (the metal).
leaf |liːf| — the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
leafage |liːˈfɪdʒ| — the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
leafed |ˈliːft| — having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination
leaflet |ˈliːflət| — a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
leafstalk |ˈliːfˌstɔːk| — the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
leafy |ˈliːfɪ| — having or covered with leaves
league |liːɡ| — an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
leaguer |ˈliːɡər| — A siege
leak |liːk| — an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
leak out |ˈliːk ˈaʊt| — be leaked
leakage |ˈliːkɪdʒ| — the discharge of a fluid from some container
leaky |ˈliːkɪ| — used informally; unable to retain urine
leal |ˈliːl| — faithful and true
lean |liːn| — the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
lean-to |ˈliːn tuː| — rough shelter whose roof has only one slope
leaning |ˈliːnɪŋ| — an inclination to do something
leanness |ˈliːn nəs| — the quality of being meager
leant |lent| — (chiefly UK) Simple past tense and past participle of lean.
leap |liːp| — a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
leap-day |ˈliːpdeɪ| — The extra day (currently February 29th in most countries, in Julian calendar February 24th) in a leap year.
leap-frog |ˈliːpfrɑːɡ| — A children's game of lining up, squatting down on all fours, with the person last in line then leaping over each of the others in turn, like a frog and squatting down when at the front of the line.
leap-year |ˈliːp jɜːr| — In the Gregorian calendar, a year having 366 days instead of the usual 365, with the extra day added to compensate for the fact that the Earth rotates approximately 365.25 times for each revolution it makes around the Sun.
leaper — someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
leapfrog |ˈliːpfrɔːɡ| — advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors
leaping |ˈliːpɪŋ| — a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
leapt |ˈlept| — Simple past tense and past participle of leap.
lear |ˈlɪr| — British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
learn |lɜːrn| — gain knowledge or skills
learned |ˈlɜːrnɪd| — having or showing profound knowledge
learner |ˈlɜːrnər| — someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
learning |ˈlɜːrnɪŋ| — the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
learnt |ˈlɜːnt| — (UK, African American Vernacular, alternative in Canada) Simple past tense of learn.
leasable |ˈliːsəbəl| — Able to be leased.
lease |liːs| — property that is leased or rented out or let
leased |ˈliːst| — hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers
leasehold |ˈliːshəʊld| — land or property held under a lease
leaseholder |ˈliːshəʊldər| — a tenant who holds a lease
leaser |ˈliːsər| — (nonstandard) One who leases or gleans; lessor.
leash |liːʃ| — restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
leasing |ˈliːsɪŋ| — (archaic) A lie; the act of lying, falsehood.
least |liːst| — something that is of no importance
leastways |ˈliːstweɪz| — if nothing else (`leastwise' is informal and `leastways' is colloquial)
leastwise |ˈliːstwaɪz| — if nothing else (`leastwise' is informal and `leastways' is colloquial)
leather |ˈleðər| — an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
leatherback |ˈleðərbæk| — wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle
leathercloth |ˈleðəklɒθ| — A kind of artificial leather.
leatherette |ˌleðəˈret| — fabric made to look like leather
leatherhead |ˈleðəhed| — The friarbird.
leathering |ˈleðərɪŋ| — Present participle of leather.
leatherjacket |ˈleðədʒakɪt| — any of several brightly colored tropical filefishes
leathern |ˈleðən| — (dated) Made of leather.
leatherneck |ˈleðənek| — a member of the United States Marine Corps
leathers |ˈleðərz| — plural form of leather
leathery |ˈleðərɪ| — resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
leave |liːv| — the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
leave behind |ˈliːv bəˈhaɪnd| — depart and not take along
leave off |ˈliːv ˈɒf| — come to an end, stop or cease
leave out |ˈliːv ˈaʊt| — prevent from being included or considered or accepted
leave-taking |ˈliːv teɪkɪŋ| — the act of departing politely
leaved |liːvd| — having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination
leaven |ˈlevn| — a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
leavened |ˈlevənd| — made light by aerating, as with yeast or baking powder; often used as a combining form
leaves |liːvz| — plural form of leaf
leaving |ˈliːvɪŋ| — the act of departing
leavings |ˈliːvɪŋz| — A worthless and incidental residuum, as scraps from a meal or shavings or sawdust from wood.
Lebanese |ˈlebəˌnɪz| — a native or inhabitant of Lebanon
lech |letʃ| — man with strong sexual desires
lecher |ˈletʃər| — man with strong sexual desires
lecherous |ˈletʃərəs| — given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
lechery |ˈletʃərɪ| — unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
lecithin |ˈlesɪθɪn| — a yellow phospholipid essential for the metabolism of fats; found in egg yolk and in many plant and animal cells; used commercially as an emulsifier
lectern |ˈlektərn| — desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer
lection |ˈlekʃən| — (ecclesiastical) A reading of a religious text; a lesson to be read in church etc.
lector |ˈlektɔːr| — someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
lecture |ˈlektʃər| — a speech that is open to the public
lecturer |ˈlektʃərər| — a public lecturer at certain universities
lectureship |ˈlektʃərʃɪp| — the post of lecturer
led |led| — diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used
ledge |ledʒ| — a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
ledger |ˈledʒər| — a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
lee |liː| — United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
leech |liːtʃ| — carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
leek |liːk| — plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
leer |lɪr| — a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
leery |ˈlɪrɪ| — openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
lees |ˈliːz| — the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
leeward |ˈliːwərd| — the direction in which the wind is blowing
leeway |ˈliːweɪ| — (of a ship or plane) sideways drift
left |left| — location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
left-hand |ˈleftˌhænd| — intended for the left hand
left-handed |ˌleftˈhandəd| — (of marriages) illicit or informal
left-handedness — the status of being born of a morganatic marriage
left-hander |ˈleftˈhændə| — a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
left-over |ˈleftəʊvə| — Remaining unused, of a portion of something.
left-wing |left ˈwɪŋ| — believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
leftist |ˈleftɪst| — a person who belongs to the political left
leftmost |ˈleftməʊst| — farthest to the left
leftover |ˈleftəʊvər| — a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
leftovers |ˈleftəʊvəz| — food remaining from a previous meal
leftward |ˈleftwərd| — To or from the left.
leftwards |ˈleftwədz| — Leftward; towards the left.
leg |leɡ| — a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
leg-pull |ˈleɡ pʊl| — as a joke: trying to make somebody believe something that is not true
leg-up — (literally) the act of assisting another's progress over a wall or other obstacle by forming a step for one of their feet with one's hands
legacy |ˈleɡəsɪ| — (law) a gift of personal property by will
legal |ˈliːɡl| — having legal efficacy or force
legalise — make legal
legalism |ˈliːɡəˌlɪzəm| — strict conformity to the letter of the law rather than its spirit
legalist |ˈliːɡəlɪst| — One who adheres to legalism.
legalistic |ˌliːɡeˈlɪstɪk| — Of a person, following the letter of the law.
legalities |lɪˈɡælətɪz| — plural form of legality
legality |liːˈɡælətɪ| — lawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
legalization |ˌliːɡələˈzeɪʃn| — the act of making lawful
legalize |ˈliːɡəlaɪz| — make legal
legally |ˈliːɡəlɪ| — by law; conforming to the law
legate |ˈleɡət| — a member of a legation
legatee |ˌleɡəˈtiː| — someone to whom a legacy is bequeathed
legation |lɪˈɡeɪʃn| — the post or office of legate
legato |lɪˈɡɑːtəʊ| — (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected
legator |lɪˈɡeɪtə| — A donor.
legend |ˈledʒənd| — a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
legendary |ˈledʒənderɪ| — so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
legerdemain |ˈledʒərdəmeɪn| — an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
legerity |ləˈdʒerɪtiː| — the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
leggings |ˈleɡɪŋz| — plural form of legging
leggy |ˈleɡɪ| — (of plants) having tall spindly stems
leghorn |ˈleɡhɔːrn| — a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
legibility |ˌledʒəˈbɪlətɪ| — distinctness that makes perception easy
legible |ˈledʒəbl| — (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
legibly |ˈledʒəblɪ| — in a legible manner
legion |ˈliːdʒən| — archaic terms for army
legionary |ˈliːdʒənerɪ| — a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
legionnaire |ˌliːdʒəˈner| — a member of the American Legion
legislate |ˈledʒɪsleɪt| — make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
legislation |ˌledʒɪsˈleɪʃn| — law enacted by a legislative body
legislative |ˈledʒɪsleɪtɪv| — relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
legislator |ˈledʒɪsleɪtər| — someone who makes or enacts laws
legislature |ˈledʒɪsleɪtʃər| — persons who make or amend or repeal laws
legist |ˈliːdʒɪst| — One skilled in the law
legit |lɪˈdʒɪt| — (informal) legitimate; legal; allowed by the rules
legitimacy |lɪˈdʒɪtɪməsɪ| — lawfulness by virtue of being authorized or in accordance with law
legitimate |lɪˈdʒɪtɪmət| — make legal
legitimately |lɪˈdʒɪtɪmətlɪ| — in a manner acceptable to common custom
legitimation |lɪˌdʒɪtɪˈmeɪʃən| — the act of rendering a person legitimate
legitimatize |lɪˈdʒɪtɪmətaɪz| — make legal
legitimist |lɪˈdʒɪtəmɪst| — (historical) A French royalist who believes that the King of France and Navarre must be chosen according to the simple application of the Salic law.
legitimize |lɪˈdʒɪtəmaɪz| — make legal
legman |ˈleɡman| — A reporter who travels to the scene of an event to interview witnesses etc.
legume |ˈleɡjuːm| — an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
leguminous |lɪˈɡjuːmɪnəs| — relating to or consisting of legumes
lei |ˈleɪ| — flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
leister |ˈliːstər| — a spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)
leisurable — (obsolete) leisurely
leisure |ˈliːʒər| — time available for ease and relaxation
leisured |ˈliːʒərd| — free from duties or responsibilities
leisurely |ˈliːʒərlɪ| — in an unhurried way or at one's convenience
leitmotif |ˈlaɪtməʊtiːf| — a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
leitmotiv |ˈlaɪtməʊtiːf| — a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
lemma |ˈlemə| — a subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition
lemming |ˈlemɪŋ| — any of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution
lemon |ˈlemən| — yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
lemon-drop |ˈleməndrɒp| — A yellow lemon-flavored and lemon-shaped candy.
lemon-squeezer |ˈlemənˈskwiːzə| — A device used to extract juice from lemons by crushing the lemon using the sharp middle part.
lemonade |ˌleməˈneɪd| — sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
lemony |ˈlemənɪ| — tasting sour like a lemon
lemur |ˈliːmər| — large-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
lend |lend| — bestow a quality on
Lend-Lease |ˈlendˈliːs| — the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause
lender |ˈlendər| — someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
lending |ˈlendɪŋ| — disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
lending-library |ˈlendɪŋ laɪbrərɪ| — A library from which books are lent out.
length |leŋθ| — the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
lengthen |ˈleŋθən| — make longer
lengthened |ˈleŋθənd| — drawn out or made longer spatially
lengthening |ˈleŋθənɪŋ| — the act of prolonging something
lengthiness — amount or degree or range to which something extends
lengthways |ˈleŋθweɪz| — running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing
lengthwise |ˈleŋˌθwaɪz| — running or extending in the direction of the length of a thing
lengthy |ˈleŋθɪ| — relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
lenience |ˈliːnɪəns| — mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
leniency |ˈliːnɪənsɪ| — mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
lenient |ˈliːnɪənt| — tolerant or lenient
leniently |ˈliːnjəntlɪ| — in a permissively lenient manner
Leninism |ˈlenɪnɪzəm| — the political and economic theories of Lenin which provided the guiding doctrine of the Soviet Union; the modification of Marxism by Lenin stressed that imperialism is the highest form of capitalism (which shifts the struggle from developed to underdevelo
Leninist |ˈlenəˌnɪst| — Of or relating to Vladimir Lenin (Russian: Влади́мир Ильи́ч Ле́нин), a Russian revolutionary and politician.
lenitive |ˈlenədɪv| — remedy that eases pain and discomfort
lenity |ˈlenɪtɪ| — mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
lens |lenz| — a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
lent |lent| — a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
Lenten |ˈlent(ə)n| — of or relating to or suitable for Lent
lenticular |lenˈtɪkjʊlə| — convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
lentil |ˈlentl| — round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
lento |ˈlentəʊ| — in music
lentous |ˈlentəs| — viscid; viscous; tenacious
Leo |ˈliːəʊ| — (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
leonine |ˈliːənaɪn| — of or characteristic of or resembling a lion
leopard |ˈlepərd| — the pelt of a leopard
leopardess |ˈlepərdes| — female leopard
leotard |ˈliːətɑːrd| — a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance
leper |ˈlepər| — a person afflicted with leprosy
leporine |ˈlepəˌraɪn| — of, relating to, or resembling a hare or rabbit.
leprechaun |ˈleprəkɔːn| — a mischievous elf in Irish folklore
leprosarium |ˌleprəˈseriːəm| — A place or institution (such as a colony, house or hospital used) for the treatment of leprosy.
leprosy |ˈleprəsɪ| — chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae
leprous |ˈleprəs| — relating to or resembling or having leprosy
lepton |ˈleptɒn| — 100 lepta equal 1 drachma in Greece
Lesbian |ˈlezbɪən| — a female homosexual
lese-majeste — Alternative form of lese majesty.
lese-majesty |ˌleɪz ˈmædʒəstɪ| — The crime of violating majesty, an offense against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.
lesion |ˈliːʒn| — any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
less |les| — (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality
lessee |leˈsiː| — a tenant who holds a lease
lessen |ˈlesn| — decrease in size, extent, or range
lessened |ˈlesənd| — impaired by diminution
lessening |ˈlesənɪŋ| — a change downward
lesser |ˈlesər| — smaller in size or amount or value
lesson |ˈlesn| — a unit of instruction
lessor |leˈsɔːr| — someone who grants a lease
lest |lest| — For fear that; that . . . not; in order that . . . not; in case.
let |let| — a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
let down |ˈlet ˈdaʊn| — move something or somebody to a lower position
let in |ˈlet ɪn| — allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
let off |ˈlet ˈɒf| — grant exemption or release to
let on |ˈlet ɑːn| — make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
let out |ˈlet ˈaʊt| — express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
let up |ˈlet ʌp| — become less in amount or intensity
let-alone |əˈləʊn| — (idiomatic, negative polarity item) Much less; to say nothing of; used after one negative clause to introduce another, usually broader and more important clause, whose negation is implied by the negation of the first.
let-in |ˈletˈɪn| — To let someone or something come in; to admit someone or something in.
let-off |ˈletˈɒf| — An escape from punishment.
let-up |let| — (intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
letdown |ˈletˌdɑʊn| — a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized
lethal |ˈliːθl| — of an instrument of certain death
lethargic |ləˈθɑːrdʒɪk| — deficient in alertness or activity
lethargical |leˈθɑːdʒɪkəl| — (archaic) lethargic
lethargy |ˈleθərdʒɪ| — a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
Lethe |ˈliːθɪ| — (Greek mythology) a river in Hades; the souls of the dead had to drink from it, which made them forget all they had done and suffered when they were alive
Lethean |lɪˈθiːən| — (chiefly poetic, Greek mythology) Of or relating to the river Lethe, one of the four rivers of Hades. Those who drank from it experienced complete forgetfulness.
lethiferous |lɪˈθɪfərəs| — (obsolete) Deadly, lethal.
letter |ˈletər| — a written message addressed to a person or organization
letter-box |ˈletə bɑːks| — Alternative form of letterbox.
letter-carrier |ˈletəˌkærɪə| — An employee of the post office who delivers mail (post) to, and collects it from, a residence or business, or from public mailboxes.
letter-perfect |ˈˌledər ˈˌpərfəkt| — correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words
letterbox |ˈletəbɑːks| — (film) Transferred to home video formats while preserving the original aspect ratio, having black bars above and below the picture area.
lettered |ˈledərd| — highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
letterhead |ˈletərhed| — a sheet of stationery with name and address of the organization printed at the top
lettering |ˈletərɪŋ| — letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
letterless |ˈletəlɪs| — Without the presence or use of alphabetical letters.
letterpress |ˈledərˌpres| — printing from a plate with raised characters
letters |ˈletərz| — the literary culture
Lettish |ˈleˌtɪʃ| — the official language of Latvia; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European
lettuce |ˈletɪs| — informal terms for money
letup |ˈletˌʌp| — a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
leu |ˈleʊ| — the basic unit of money in Moldova
leucocyte |ˈluːkəsaɪt| — blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
leucoma |luːˈkəʊmə| — eye disease consisting of an opaque white spot on the cornea
leukemia |luːˈkiːmɪə| — malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
leukocyte |ˈluːkəˌsaɪt| — blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
leukoma — eye disease consisting of an opaque white spot on the cornea
lev |lev| — the basic unit of money in Bulgaria
leva |ˈlevə| — plural form of lev
levant |ləˈvant| — a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
Levanter |ləˈvan(t)ər| — an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
Levantine |ləˈvæntaɪn| — (formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Levant
levee |ˈlevɪ| — a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
level |ˈlevl| — a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
level off |ˈlevəl ˈɒf| — become level or even
level-headed |ˈlevəlˈhedɪd| — exercising or showing good judgment
leveled |ˈlevəld| — simple past tense and past participle of level
leveler — a radical who advocates the abolition of social distinctions
leveling |ˈlevəlɪŋ| — changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
levelled |ˈlevəld| — simple past tense and past participle of level
leveller |ˈlevələr| — a radical who advocates the abolition of social distinctions
levelling |ˈlevəlɪŋ| — Present participle of level.
lever |ˈlevər| — a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
leverage |ˈlevərɪdʒ| — the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
leveraged |ˈliːvərɪdʒd| — simple past tense and past participle of leverage
leveret |ˈlevərət| — a young hare especially one in its first year
leviathan |ləˈvaɪəθən| — the largest or most massive thing of its kind
levigate |ˈlevəˌɡeɪt| — To make smooth or polish.
levin |ˈlevən| — (archaic) Lightning; a bolt of lightning; also, a bright flame or light.
levis |ˈlevəs| — a popular brand of jeans
levitate |ˈlevɪteɪt| — cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
Leviticus |ləˈvɪdəkəs| — the third book of the Old Testament; contains Levitical law and ritual precedents
levity |ˈlevətɪ| — feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
levy |ˈlevɪ| — a charge imposed and collected
lew |ˈluː| — (Northern England) Lukewarm, tepid.
lewd |luːd| — suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
lewdness |ˈljuːdnəs| — the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
lewis |ˈluːɪs| — United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
lewisite |ˈluːɪˌsaɪt| — An organoarsenic compound used as a chemical weapon.
lex |ˈleks| — (computing) To perform lexical analysis; to convert a character stream to a token stream as a preliminary to parsing.
lexical |ˈleksɪkl| — of or relating to words
lexicographer |ˌleksɪˈkɑːɡrəfər| — a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
lexicography |ˌleksɪˈkɑːɡrəfɪ| — the act of writing dictionaries
lexicology |ˌleksɪˈkɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language
lexicon |ˈleksɪkən| — a language user's knowledge of words
lexis |ˈleksɪs| — all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function
ley |leɪ| — a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock