Vocab J1, L1, & M1

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Itinerant

moving from place to place

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Judicious

exercising sound judgment

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Juxtapose

to place side by side

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Kinetic

having to do with motion; lively; active

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Labytinth

a maze; something like a maze

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Laconic

using few words, especially to the point of seeming rude

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Lament

to mourn

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Lampoon

to satirize; to mock; to parody

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Languish

to become weak, listless, or depressed

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Largess

generous giving of gifts (or the girts themselves); generosity; philanthropy

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Latent

Present but not visible or apparent; potential

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Laud

To praise; to applaud; to celebrate

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Legacy

Something handed down from the past; a bequest

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Lethargy

Sluggishness; laziness; drowsiness; indifference

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Levity

Lightness; frivolity; a ack of seriousness

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Libel

A written or published falsehood that injures the reputation of, or defames, someone

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Litigate

To try in court; to engage in legal proceedings

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Loquacious

Talking a lot or too much

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Lucid

Clear; easy to understand

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Lugubrious

Exaggeratedly mournful

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Luminous

giving off light; glowing; bright

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Machination

scheming activity for an evil purpose

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Magnanimous

forgiving; unresentful; noble in spirit; generous

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Magnate

a rich, powerful, or very successful businessperson

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Malaise

a feeling of depression, uneasiness, or queasiness

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Malfeasance

an illegal act, especially by a public official

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Maligant

causing harm

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Malinger

to pretend to be sick to avoid doing work

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Malleable

easy to shape or bend

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Mandate

a command or authorization to do something; the will of voters as expressed by the results of an election