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lissome bending easily; supple; lithe. [2 definitions]
list1 a series of individual names or items placed one after another in a written form. [3 definitions]
list2 a leaning to one side, as of a boat or ship; tilt. [2 definitions]
listen to make an effort to hear. [3 definitions]
listenable combined form of listen.
listener one who listens.
listen in to hear a communication not necessarily intended for one's hearing; overhear.
listening post in the military, an advanced, concealed position established near enemy lines in order to listen to and detect the movements of the enemy. [2 definitions]
lister1 a plow with a double moldboard that prepares the ground for planting.
lister2 one who compiles lists.
listing an entry, as in a list or directory. [3 definitions]
listless feeling or showing no energy or no interest in doing anything; lethargic.
list price the price of merchandise as listed in a catalog, price list, or advertisement.
lists (used with a sing. or pl. verb) an enclosed arena in which a tournament is held. [3 definitions]
lit1 a past tense and past participle of light1.
lit2 a past tense and past participle of light3.
lit. abbreviation of "literature," writings such as dramas, poems, novels, essays, and stories, esp. those that have lasting artistic value.
litany a formal prayer that alternates between lines spoken by a leader and a response repeated by a congregation. [2 definitions]
litchi an oval fruit that has a hard, thin shell, a single seed, and mildly sweet jellylike flesh; litchi nut. [2 definitions]
-lite stone, mineral, or fossil.
liter the basic unit of capacity of the metric system, equal to one cubic decimeter or 1.056 liquid quarts or 0.908 dry quart. (abbr.: l)