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legal
  • a  established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • a  of or relating to jurisprudence
    legal loophole
  • s  having legal efficacy or force
  • a  relating to or characteristic of the profession of law
    the legal profession
  • s  allowed by official rules
    a legal pass receiver
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legato
  • a  (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected
    a legato passage
  • r  connecting the notes; in music
    play this legato, please
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legendary
  • s  so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
    the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers
  • s  celebrated in fable or legend
    legendary exploits of Jesse James
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legged
  • a  having legs of a specified kind or number
    four-legged animals
    a peg-legged man
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leggy
  • s  (of plants) having tall spindly stems
  • s  having long legs
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legible
  • a  (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
    legible handwriting
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legion
  • n  archaic terms for army
  • n  association of ex-servicemen
  • n  a large military unit
  • n  a vast multitude
  • s  amounting to a large indefinite number
    Palomar's fans are legion
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legislative
  • a  relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
    legislative council
  • a  of or relating to or created by legislation
    legislative proposal
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legitimate
  • v  make legal
  • v  show or affirm to be just and legitimate
  • v  make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone)
  • a  of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
  • s  based on known statements or events or conditions
  • s  in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles
    legitimate advertising practices
  • s  authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
    a legitimate government
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legless
  • a  not having legs
    a legless man in a wheelchair
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leglike
  • s  resembling or functioning like a leg
    leglike appendages
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leibnitzian
  • a  of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
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leibnizian
  • a  of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
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leisured
  • s  free from duties or responsibilities
    even the artist and the sculptor were not regarded...as leisured men"- Ida Craven
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leisurely
  • s  not hurried or forced
    at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace
  • r  in an unhurried way or at one's convenience
    he traveled leisurely
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lendable
  • s  available for lending
    lendable resources
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