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1559 Nouns That End With L

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