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1559 Nouns That End With L

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abdominal (noun) the muscles of the abdomen Synonyms: ab, abdominal muscle
abettal (noun) the verbal act of urging on Synonyms: instigation, abetment
aboriginal (noun) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place Synonyms: native, indigen, indigene, aborigine
abseil (noun) (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body Synonyms: rappel
accidental (noun) a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
accrual (noun) the act of accumulating Synonyms: accruement, accumulation
accusal (noun) a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt Synonyms: accusation
acebutolol (noun) an oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension Synonyms: Sectral
acetal (noun) any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules
acetaldol (noun) unsaturated aldol
acetyl (noun) the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-) Synonyms: ethanoyl group, ethanoyl radical, acetyl group, acetyl radical
acidophil (noun) an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment Synonyms: acidophile
acquittal (noun) a judgment of not guilty
acyl (noun) any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group Synonyms: acyl group
acylglycerol (noun) an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils Synonyms: glyceride
admiral (noun) the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral Synonyms: full admiral
(noun) any of several brightly colored butterflies
adrenal (noun) either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney Synonyms: suprarenal gland, adrenal gland
adverbial (noun) a word or group of words function as an adverb
advertorial (noun) an advertisement that is written and presented in the style of an editorial or journalistic report
aerial (noun) a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer Synonyms: forward pass
(noun) an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals Synonyms: antenna, transmitting aerial
aerofoil (noun) a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight Synonyms: surface, control surface, airfoil
aerosol (noun) a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
(noun) a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas) Synonyms: spray can, aerosol bomb, aerosol can, aerosol container
agal (noun) a cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh
agnail (noun) a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected Synonyms: hangnail
ail (noun) aromatic bulb used as seasoning Synonyms: garlic
airfoil (noun) a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight Synonyms: surface, control surface, aerofoil
airmail (noun) letters and packages that are transported by aircraft
(noun) a system of conveying mail by aircraft Synonyms: airpost
albuterol (noun) a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness Synonyms: Proventil, Ventolin
alcohol (noun) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent Synonyms: intoxicant, inebriant, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink
(noun) any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
aldol (noun) an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO) Synonyms: aldehyde-alcohol
alkyl (noun) any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons Synonyms: alkyl group, alkyl radical
allopurinol (noun) a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid Synonyms: Zyloprim
allyl (noun) the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene Synonyms: allyl group, allyl radical
amberbell (noun) eastern North American dogtooth having solitary yellow flowers marked with brown or purple and spotted interiors Synonyms: Erythronium americanum, trout lily, yellow adder's tongue
ammonal (noun) Ammonal is an explosive made up of ammonium nitrate and aluminum powder.
amobarbital (noun) a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
ampul (noun) a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle) Synonyms: phial, vial, ampoule, ampule
amyl (noun) a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds
anatomical (noun) an expression that relates to anatomy Synonyms: anatomical reference
anesthyl (noun) a mixture of methyl and ethyl chloride; sprayed on as a local anesthetic
angel (noun) spiritual being attendant upon God
(noun) person of exceptional holiness Synonyms: holy man, holy person, saint
(noun) someone who provides financial support for some venture Synonyms: backer
anglophil (noun) an admirer of England and things English Synonyms: anglophile
anil (noun) a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically Synonyms: indigo, indigotin
(noun) shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye Synonyms: Indigofera anil, Indigofera suffruticosa
animal (noun) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement Synonyms: fauna, creature, beast, brute, animate being
annual (noun) (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
(noun) a reference book that is published regularly once every year Synonyms: yearbook, yearly
anthill (noun) a mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest Synonyms: formicary
antibacterial (noun) any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth Synonyms: bactericide, antibacterial drug
antidiarrheal (noun) a drug used to control or stop diarrhea Synonyms: antidiarrheal drug
antifungal (noun) any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi Synonyms: antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide
antimalarial (noun) a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria Synonyms: antimalarial drug
antimicrobial (noun) an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease Synonyms: disinfectant, germicide, antimicrobic
antiphonal (noun) bound collection of antiphons Synonyms: antiphonary
antipodal (noun) the relation of opposition along a diameter Synonyms: diametrical opposition, antipodal opposition
antiprotozoal (noun) a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa Synonyms: antiprotozoal drug
antiviral (noun) any drug that destroys viruses Synonyms: antiviral agent, antiviral drug
anvil (noun) a heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering
(noun) the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes Synonyms: incus
apparel (noun) clothing in general Synonyms: dress, wearing apparel, clothes
appeal (noun) earnest or urgent request Synonyms: prayer, entreaty
(noun) attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates Synonyms: charm, appealingness
(noun) (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial
(noun) request for a sum of money Synonyms: solicitation, collection, ingathering
appraisal (noun) the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth Synonyms: assessment
(noun) a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation) Synonyms: estimate, estimation
(noun) an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something
apprisal (noun) informing by words Synonyms: notification, telling
approval (noun) the formal act of approving Synonyms: approving, blessing
(noun) a feeling of liking something or someone good
(noun) acceptance as satisfactory Synonyms: favorable reception, favourable reception
(noun) a message expressing a favorable opinion Synonyms: commendation
archangel (noun) an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy
(noun) a biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally Synonyms: garden angelica, Angelica Archangelica
archil (noun) a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens Synonyms: orchil, cudbear
(noun) any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil Synonyms: orchil
argal (noun) wild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia Synonyms: Ovis ammon, argali
argil (noun) a white clay (especially a white clay used by potters)
argyll (noun) a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm Synonyms: argyle
(noun) a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland Synonyms: argyle
(noun) a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design Synonyms: argyle
aril (noun) fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelops the seed
armful (noun) the quantity that can be contained in the arms
arousal (noun) the act of arousing Synonyms: rousing
(noun) a state of heightened physiological activity
(noun) awakening from sleep
(noun) mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse Synonyms: stimulation, foreplay
arrival (noun) accomplishment of an objective Synonyms: reaching
(noun) the act of arriving at a certain place
(noun) someone who arrives (or has arrived) Synonyms: comer, arriver
arsenal (noun) all the weapons and equipment that a country has Synonyms: armory, armoury
(noun) a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms Synonyms: armory, armoury
(noun) a place where arms are manufactured Synonyms: armory, armoury
arsenical (noun) a pesticide or drug containing arsenic
artiodactyl (noun) placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot Synonyms: even-toed ungulate, artiodactyl mammal
aspergill (noun) a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water Synonyms: aspersorium
asphodel (noun) any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
astragal (noun) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint Synonyms: talus, anklebone, astragalus
(noun) a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture Synonyms: bead, beading, beadwork
atenolol (noun) an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.) Synonyms: Tenormin
atoll (noun) an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon
audiovisual (noun) materials using sight or sound to present information Synonyms: audiovisual aid
austral (noun) the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos
avail (noun) a means of serving Synonyms: help, service
aventail (noun) a medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck Synonyms: ventail, camail
avowal (noun) a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something Synonyms: affirmation, avouchment
awl (noun) a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
axerophthol (noun) any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes Synonyms: vitamin A, A, antiophthalmic factor
axil (noun) the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk
axolotl (noun) larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing Synonyms: mud puppy, Ambystoma mexicanum
babel (noun) a confusion of voices and other sounds
bacchanal (noun) someone who engages in drinking bouts Synonyms: drunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchant
(noun) a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus Synonyms: bacchant
(noun) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity Synonyms: riot, debauch, debauchery, drunken revelry, orgy, saturnalia, bacchanalia
bacteriochlorophyll (noun) a substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants
bagel (noun) (Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust Synonyms: beigel
bagful (noun) the quantity that a bag will hold Synonyms: bag
bail (noun) (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial Synonyms: bond, bail bond
(noun) the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial)
ball (noun) round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
(noun) a solid projectile that is shot by a musket Synonyms: musket ball
(noun) an object with a spherical shape Synonyms: globe, orb
(noun) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens Synonyms: nut, bollock, orchis, egg, ballock, testicle, testis
(noun) a spherical object used as a plaything
(noun) a compact mass Synonyms: glob, chunk, clod, clump, lump
(noun) a lavish dance requiring formal attire Synonyms: formal
(noun) a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass
(noun) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs Synonyms: baseball, baseball game
(noun) a pitch that is not in the strike zone
balmoral (noun) a sturdy laced walking shoe
bandtail (noun) wild pigeon of western North America; often mistaken for the now extinct passenger pigeon Synonyms: Columba fasciata, band-tail pigeon, band-tailed pigeon
bangtail (noun) a horse bred for racing Synonyms: race horse, racehorse
bankroll (noun) a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.) Synonyms: roll
barbel (noun) slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish Synonyms: feeler
barbell (noun) a bar to which heavy discs are attached at each end; used in weightlifting

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