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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)
literacy the state of being literate, esp. of having the ability to read or write.
literal in accordance with the ordinary, exact, or primary meaning of a word or words; not figurative or metaphorical. [5 definitions]
literalism adherence to the exact meaning, or the literal sense, of a given text.
literalize to interpret literally.
literally in a literal manner; strictly. [2 definitions]
literary of or relating to literature or those who create or read literature. [2 definitions]
literate able to read and write. [6 definitions]
literati those who are accomplished in scholarly or literary fields; intelligentsia.
literatim letter for letter; literally.
literature writings such as dramas, poems, novels, essays, and stories, esp. those that have lasting artistic value. [3 definitions]
-lith stone; rock. [2 definitions]
litharge a yellow lead oxide used largely in the manufacture of storage batteries, paints, glass, and enamels.
lithe characterized by light, graceful, flexible movements. [2 definitions]
lithesome characterized by light, graceful, seemingly effortless movements; lithe; lissome.
lithia lithium oxide.