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liquor a distilled alcoholic beverage. [3 definitions]
lira the chief monetary unit of San Marino and Vatican City, equaling one hundred centesimi. [4 definitions]
Lisbon the capital of Portugal.
lisente the smaller monetary unit of Lesotho. (Cf. loti.)
lisle a smooth, tightly twisted cotton thread, or the fabric made from it.
lisp a speech defect in which "s" is pronounced like the "th" sound in "thick" and "z" is pronounced like the "th" sound in "this". [3 definitions]
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 pay attention to (something) using one's ears (often fol. by "to"). [2 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.
listeria any of various rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Listeria that infects humans and other animals through contaminated food. [2 definitions]
listeriosis illness in humans and animals caused by listeria, esp. Listeria monocytogenes, that is characterized by fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, and, in more severe cases, meningitis and encephalitis. In pregnant humans and animals miscarriage and stillbirth may result.
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.