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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: L?S?

lash

lash
(n.) The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
(n.) A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
(n.) A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
(n.) A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
(n.) A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
(n.) In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
(n.) To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten; as, to lash something to a spar; to lash a pack on a horse's back.
(v. i.) To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.
(v. t.) To strike with a lash ; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
(v. t.) To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail.
(v. t.) To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
(v. t.) To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.

lask

lask
(n.) A diarrhea or flux.

lass

lass
(n.) A youth woman; a girl; a sweetheart.

last

last
(3d pers. sing. pres.) of Last, to endure, contracted from lasteth.
(a.) Being after all the others, similarly classed or considered, in time, place, or order of succession; following all the rest; final; hindmost; farthest; as, the last year of a century; the last man in a line of soldiers; the last page in a book; his last chance.
(a.) Next before the present; as, I saw him last week.
(a.) Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.
(a.) Lowest in rank or degree; as, the last prize.
(a.) Farthest of all from a given quality, character, or condition; most unlikely; having least fitness; as, he is the last person to be accused of theft.
(a.) At a time or on an occasion which is the latest of all those spoken of or which have occurred; the last time; as, I saw him last in New York.
(a.) In conclusion; finally.
(a.) At a time next preceding the present time.
(n.) A load; a heavy burden; hence, a certain weight or measure, generally estimated at 4,000 lbs., but varying for different articles and in different countries. In England, a last of codfish, white herrings, meal, or ashes, is twelve barrels; a last of corn, ten quarters, or eighty bushels, in some parts of England, twenty-one quarters; of gunpowder, twenty-four barrels, each containing 100 lbs; of red herrings, twenty cades, or 20,000; of hides, twelve dozen; of leather, twenty dickers; of pitch and tar, fourteen barrels; of wool, twelve sacks; of flax or feathers, 1,700 lbs.
(n.) The burden of a ship; a cargo.
(v. i.) To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.
(v. i.) To endure use, or continue in existence, without impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than that; the fuel will last through the winter.
(v. i.) A wooden block shaped like the human foot, on which boots and shoes are formed.
(v. t.) To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place smoothly on a last; as, to last a boot.

less

less
(a.) Smaller; not so large or great; not so much; shorter; inferior; as, a less quantity or number; a horse of less size or value; in less time than before.
(adv.) Not so much; in a smaller or lower degree; as, less bright or loud; less beautiful.
(conj.) Unless.
(n.) A smaller portion or quantity.
(n.) The inferior, younger, or smaller.
(v. t.) To make less; to lessen.

lest

lest
(a.) Last; least.
(a.) For fear that; that . . . not; in order that . . . not.
(a.) That (without the negative particle); -- after certain expressions denoting fear or apprehension.
(n.) Lust; desire; pleasure.
(v. i.) To listen.

lisp

lisp
(n.) The habit or act of lisping. See Lisp, v. i., 1.
(v. i.) To pronounce the sibilant letter s imperfectly; to give s and z the sound of th; -- a defect common among children.
(v. i.) To speak with imperfect articulation; to mispronounce, as a child learning to talk.
(v. i.) To speak hesitatingly with a low voice, as if afraid.
(v. t.) To pronounce with a lisp.
(v. t.) To utter with imperfect articulation; to express with words pronounced imperfectly or indistinctly, as a child speaks; hence, to express by the use of simple, childlike language.
(v. t.) To speak with reserve or concealment; to utter timidly or confidentially; as, to lisp treason.

liss

liss
(n.) Release; remission; ease; relief.
(v. t.) To free, as from care or pain; to relieve.

list

list
(n.) A line inclosing or forming the extremity of a piece of ground, or field of combat; hence, in the plural (lists), the ground or field inclosed for a race or combat.
(n.) Inclination; desire.
(n.) An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard.
(n.) A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet.
(n.) A limit or boundary; a border.
(n.) The lobe of the ear; the ear itself.
(n.) A stripe.
(n.) A roll or catalogue, that is row or line; a record of names; as, a list of names, books, articles; a list of ratable estate.
(n.) A little square molding; a fillet; -- called also listel.
(n.) A narrow strip of wood, esp. sapwood, cut from the edge of a plank or board.
(n.) A piece of woolen cloth with which the yarns are grasped by a workman.
(n.) The first thin coat of tin.
(n.) A wirelike rim of tin left on an edge of the plate after it is coated.
(v. i.) To hearken; to attend; to listen.
(v. i.) To desire or choose; to please.
(v. i.) To lean; to incline; as, the ship lists to port.
(v. i.) To engage in public service by enrolling one's name; to enlist.
(v. t.) To inclose for combat; as, to list a field.
(v. t.) To listen or hearken to.
(v. t.) To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border.
(v. t.) To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; as, to list a door; to stripe as if with list.
(v. t.) To enroll; to place or register in a list.
(v. t.) To engage, as a soldier; to enlist.
(v. t.) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of; as, to list a board.

lose

lose
(v. i.) To suffer loss, disadvantage, or defeat; to be worse off, esp. as the result of any kind of contest.
(v. t.) To part with unintentionally or unwillingly, as by accident, misfortune, negligence, penalty, forfeit, etc.; to be deprived of; as, to lose money from one's purse or pocket, or in business or gaming; to lose an arm or a leg by amputation; to lose men in battle.
(v. t.) To cease to have; to possess no longer; to suffer diminution of; as, to lose one's relish for anything; to lose one's health.
(v. t.) Not to employ; to employ ineffectually; to throw away; to waste; to squander; as, to lose a day; to lose the benefits of instruction.
(v. t.) To wander from; to miss, so as not to be able to and; to go astray from; as, to lose one's way.
(v. t.) To ruin; to destroy; as destroy; as, the ship was lost on the ledge.
(v. t.) To be deprived of the view of; to cease to see or know the whereabouts of; as, he lost his companion in the crowd.
(v. t.) To fail to obtain or enjoy; to fail to gain or win; hence, to fail to catch with the mind or senses; to miss; as, I lost a part of what he said.
(v. t.) To cause to part with; to deprive of.
(v. t.) To prevent from gaining or obtaining.

loss

loss
(v. t.) The act of losing; failure; destruction; privation; as, the loss of property; loss of money by gaming; loss of health or reputation.
(v. t.) The state of losing or having lost; the privation, defect, misfortune, harm, etc., which ensues from losing.
(v. t.) That which is lost or from which one has parted; waste; -- opposed to gain or increase; as, the loss of liquor by leakage was considerable.
(v. t.) The state of being lost or destroyed; especially, the wreck or foundering of a ship or other vessel.
(v. t.) Failure to gain or win; as, loss of a race or battle.
(v. t.) Failure to use advantageously; as, loss of time.
(v. t.) Killed, wounded, and captured persons, or captured property.
(v. t.) Destruction or diminution of value, if brought about in a manner provided for in the insurance contract (as destruction by fire or wreck, damage by water or smoke), or the death or injury of an insured person; also, the sum paid or payable therefor; as, the losses of the company this year amount to a million of dollars.

lost

lost
(v. t.) Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep.
(v. t.) Parted with; no longer held or possessed; as, a lost limb; lost honor.
(v. t.) Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit.
(v. t.) Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed; as, a child lost in the woods; a stranger lost in London.
(v. t.) Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope; as, a ship lost at sea; a woman lost to virtue; a lost soul.
(v. t.) Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible; as, lost to shame; lost to all sense of honor.
(v. t.) Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; as, an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd.
(v. t.) Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things; as, to be lost in thought.

lush

lush
(a.) Full of juice or succulence.

lusk

lusk
(a.) Lazy; slothful.
(n.) A lazy fellow; a lubber.
(v. i.) To be idle or unemployed.

lust

lust
(n.) Pleasure.
(n.) Inclination; desire.
(n.) Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; -- in a had sense; as, the lust of gain.
(n.) Licentious craving; sexual appetite.
(n.) Hence: Virility; vigor; active power.
(n.) To list; to like.
(n.) To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; -- often with after.