7001 - 8000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 41

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
knead verb She used her hands to knead the dough. to mix and work into a uniform mass
knuckle noun The rock hit him on his knuckle. main joint of the finger
lacquer noun He put two coats of lacquer on the chair. a glossy resinous material
ladle noun He used a ladle to serve the soup. a long-handled spoon with a deep bowl
languid adj. She gave a languid wave of the hand. lacking energy; weak
legacy noun Americans have a legacy of freedom. something handed down from an ancestor
legible adj. His writing was not legible. possible to read or decipher
lenient adj. His parent had quite lenient rules. inclined not to be harsh or strict
lethargy noun He appeared to be in a state of lethargy. a state of sluggishness or inactivity
lexicon noun A lexicon can give you the meaning of words. a dictionary