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Latvia a country of East Europe bordered by the Baltic Sea, Russia, Estonia, and Lithuania; formerly a republic of the Soviet Union.
Latvian of or pertaining to Latvia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
laud to praise. [3 definitions]
laudable worthy of praise.
laudanum a solution of opium and alcohol.
laudation the act or an instance of praising or being praised; commendation.
laudatory expressing praise.
laugh to express amusement, happiness, mirth, derision, or other emotions by making nonverbal sounds with the mouth and distorting the face in an expression like a smile (often fol. by "about" or "at"). [6 definitions]
laughable exciting laughter or derision.
laughing laughter. [3 definitions]
laughing gas see "nitrous oxide."
laughingstock one who is the object or butt of ridicule or jokes.
laugh in one's sleeve to hide one's amusement or disdain.
laughter the act or sound of laughing. [2 definitions]
laugh up one's sleeve to hide one's amusement or disdain.
launch1 to propel with force. [6 definitions]
launch2 a large open boat propelled by a motor. [2 definitions]
launcher a person or thing that serves to launch something. [2 definitions]
launch pad the platform or base from which a rocket, guided missile, or space vehicle is launched.
launch vehicle a system, usu. a rocket, from which a spacecraft or other payload is launched.
launch window the short period of time during which a rocket must be launched if it is to arrive at a certain place at a certain time.