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to distribute justice. Jus' ti fy, v. to defend ; Ju di'' cial,

a. done in

maintain; free; clear. Ju di" cia rý,

Just' lýad. uprightly ; due form of justice. honestly : properly ; exJu di' cious, a. prudent ; actly. wise ; skilful

Just' ness, n. reasonableJug' gler, n. a cheat ; one ness ; proprieiy.

who practises sleight of Ju' ve nile, a. young i hand.

youthful ; gay ; brisk ; Julgu lar, a. belonging or lively.

relating to the throat. Junc' tion, n. an union

K. coalition ; combination. KAL' EN DAR, n. Junct' ure,

a critical account or register of ime ; joint ; union. time. Jun'ior, a. younger: Keen, a. sharp ; fine ; caJua' to, n. a cabal ; fac

ger ; severe. tion ; party ; combina- Keen' lý, ad. sharply. tion

Keeping, n. custody. Ju rid' i cal, a. used in support ; protection ;

courts of justice ; l.gal. feed Ju ris dic' tion, n. legal Ken' nel, n. a house for

authority ; a district. dogs; watercourse of Ju ris pru' lence, n, the a street.

science of, or skill in, Keroseỹ, n.coarse stuff. law.

Ket' tle, n.

a vessel in n. one who

which liquor is boiled. Jul rý man,

Key' stone, in the middle serves on a jury.

stone of an arch. Jus' tice, n. right; equity; Kid' nap, v. to steal chil.

punishment; an officer. dren ; to steal human Jus ti fil a ble, a. that can beings.

be justified ; defensi- Kin' dle, v. to set on fire ; ble.

to inflame the passions. Jus ti fi ca' tion, n. de Kin' dred, n. a relation. fence ; vindication ; sup- | King' dom, n. the domin

i port.

ions of a king Jus' ti fi er, n. one who | Kitch' en, n. a room used

justifies or defends. for cookery, &c.

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La ical,} a. pertaining


Knap' sack, n. a soldier's Lal bour, n. pain ; toil ; bag.

work. v. to toil; to work. Knave, n. a petty rascal ; Lab' Ÿ rinth, n. amaze a scoundrel.

full of windings. Knal ver ý, n. dishonesty ; | La" ce rate, v. to tear in craft ; deceit.

pieces ; to rend. Kna' vish, a. fraudulent ; Lac' keỹ, n. a foot boy ;

waggish ; wicked. an attendant ; a servant. Knēad, v. to work dough La con' ic, a. short; brief: with the fist.

concise. Knead' ing trough, n. a Lalic,

trough to knead in. Knight, n. a champion ; a to the laity.

title, next to a baronet. Lalitý, n. the people as Knīght er rant, n. a wan- distinguished from the dering knight.

clergy. Knit, v. to weave without Lake, n. a large inland a loom.

water. Knock, n. a sudden stroke; Lam' bent, a. playing aa blow. v. to strike

bout; gliding over withwith noise.

out harm. Knock' er,

n. a hammer | Lam' en ta ble, a. mournhanging at the door. ful ; sorrowful. Knot' ted,

Lam en ta'tion, n. an ex

a. full of Knot' tý, S

pression of sorrow. knots ; hard.

Lamp' black, n. the soot Knowledge, n.

of pitch: learning ; perception. Lam poon', n. personal Knuc' kle, v to submit ; satire. v. to abuse per

to bend. n. the joint of sonally. the finger.

Lancet, n. a small point.

ed instrument. L.

Land' grave, n. a German LA' BEL, n. a short di. title of dominion.

rection upon any thing Land' job ber, n. one who Lab'o ra to rý, n. a che- buys and sells land.

mist's work room. Land' mark, n. a mark of La bo'ri ous, a. diligent boundaries.

in work; tiresome. Land' scape, n. the pros.


skill ;


pect of a country.

himself great liberties Lan' guage, n. human

in religious matters. speech in general. Lat' tice, n.

a window Lan" guid, a. weak; faint ; formed of grate work. heartless.

Lau' da ble, a. praiseLan" guish, v. to grow worthy. feebie ; to pine.

Lau' da num, n. the tincLan" guor, n. want of ture of opium.

strength or spirit. La'ver, n. a washing ves. Lan' i fice, n. a woolen sel. manufacture.

Laugh' ter, n. a convulLa ni" ger ous, a. bearing

sive merry noise wool.

Lav' ish, v. to waste ; to Lan' tern, n. a case for a scatter profusely. a. inlighted candle.

discreetly liberal. Lap' i da rý, n. a polisher Launch, v. to put to sea ;

of precious stones. to dart forward. Lar' board, n. the left hand Laun' dress, n. a washer

side of a ship. Lar ce nỹ, n. petty theft | Lau' rel, n. an evergreen or robbery.

tree. Lard, n. the fat of swine Law' ful, a. conformable melted.

to law; legal. Lard' er, n. a place where Law' giv er, n. one who meat is kept.

makes laws; a legislaLas' si tude, n. fatigue ; tor.

weariness ; languor. Law' less, a. unrestrained Latch' et, n. a shoe string.

by law. La' tent, a. secret ; hid- Lawn, n. a plain between den ; concealed.

woods ; fine linen. Laths' er, n. the froth of Law' sūit, n, a process in water and soap.

law ; litigation. Latin, n. the ancient Ro-Law' yer, n. a professor of man language.

law; an advocate. Lat'i tude, n. the distance Lay'man, n. one of the from the equator.

laity. Lat i tu di na' ri an, a. Laz a ret to, n. an hospi. unlimited; not confin

tal, ed, n, one who allows La'zý, a. idle ; sluggish.


Lead, n. a soft heavy metal. | Leesó, n. dregs ; sediment. Lea: er, n. a conductor Lee' ward, a. from the League, n a confederacy; wind.

3 mites. v. to unite; to Leg' a cỳ, n. a bequest confederate.

made by will. Leak' ġ, a. leiing water Legal, a. lawful. in or out.

Legal i tý, nQ lawfulness. Lean' ness, n. a want of Le'gal lẽ, ad. la wfully.

flesh ; meagerness. Lelgate, n. an embassaLeap' yēar,n. every fourth

dor year.

Leg a tee', n. one to whom Learn' ed, a. versed in

a legacy is left. science ; skilled.

Le gation, n a deputaLearn' ing, n. skill in any tion ; an embassy. thing; erudition.

Legend, n. a chronicle Lēase, n. a temporary or register ; a fabulous

contract for possession narrative ; an inscrip of houses or lands ; any tion. tenure.

Le" gen da rý, a. fabuLeaths' er, n. an animal's lous. bide dressed.

Le ger, n. the chief book Leaths' ern, a. made of of accounts. leather.

Le' ger de main',n. sleight Leave, n. permission ; li- of hand ; juggle ; trick.

cense ; a farewell. v. to Le' gi ble, a. easy to be

qhit; to bequeath. read ; apparent. Leav' en, n. ferment. v. to Legion, n. a great numferment; to taint.

ber; a military force. Lect' nre, n. a discourse

Le gis la' tion, n. the act on any subject. v.

of giving laws. read lectures ; to repri- Le gis la'tive, a. lawgive mand.

ing Lect' ur er, n. an instruct. Le gis la' tor, n. a law. er ; a preacher.

giver. Ledge, n. a ridge rising Le gis la'ture, n. the pow

above the rest ; a stra. er that makes laws.

Le git'i ma cỹ, n. a lawful Leer, v. to look obliquely birth ; genuineness. or archly.

Le git' i mate, a. born in

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of sleep:

marriage ; lawful ; proper.

Leth' ar gý, n. a morbid Leigh' ure,n. freedom from drowsiness.

business or hurry. Lettuce, (let' tis,) n. a Lego ure ly, a deliberate; common saliad plant.

slow. ad. slowly. Lev' ee, n. & crowd of at. Lem on ade', n. water, teadants about a man of sugar, and lemon juice.

power in the morning, Length, n. extent fron: Lev' el, v. to make even

end to end ; distance. or flat ; to aim. a. flat; Len' i ent, a. assuasive ; smooth. 01 a plane ; an

mitigating ; emollient. instrument to level by. n. an emollient applica- Lev' er, n. a bar for raistion

ing a heavy weight; Len' i tý, n. mildness ; the second mechanical mercy ; tenderness.

power. Lenso, n. a glass spheri. Lev' i tỹ, n. lightness ; in. cally convex.

constancy ; vanity. Lent, n. the quadragesi- Lev ý, n the act of rais

mal fast ; time of ab. ing money or men. v. to stinence.

raise ; to collect ; to imLeop' ard, n. a spotted

pose beast of prey.

Lexi cog' ra pher, n. Lep'er, n. one infected

writer of dictionaries. with a leprosy.

Lex' i con, n. a dictionaLep'rous, a, having the

ry. leprosy:

Lila ble, a. subject to ; Lep' ro sỹ, n. a distemper

not exempt. of white scales.

Li ba'tion, n, an offering Les see! n. a person to

made of wine. whom a lease is given. Lil bel, n. a defamatory Les' sen, v. to grow less ; writing. v. to satirize; to regrade ; to shrink.

to defame by writing. Les' son n. a task to learn Lib' e ral, a. free ; bounor read , a precept

tiful ; generous. Les' sor, n. he who grants Lib e ral' i tỹ, n. munifia lease to another.

cence ; bounty. Le thar' gic, a. sleepy be- Lib' e rate, v. to set free;

yond the natural power to release,




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