Adverbs Starting with L

Labially (adv.) In a labial manner; with, or by means of, the lips.

Laboredly (adv.) In a labored manner; with labor.

Laconically (adv.) In a laconic manner.

Lacteally (adv.) Milkily; in the manner of milk.

Lacteously (adv.) In a lacteous manner; after the manner of milk.

Laggingly (adv.) In a lagging manner; loiteringly.

Lagly (adv.) Laggingly.

Laically (adv.) As a layman; after the manner of a layman; as, to treat a matter laically.

Lamellarly (adv.) In thin plates or scales.

Lamely (adv.) An a lame, crippled, disabled, or imperfect manner; as, to walk lamely; a figure lamely drawn.

Lamentingly (adv.) In a lamenting manner.

Languente (adv.) In a languishing manner; pathetically.

Languishingly (adv.) In a languishing manner.

Lankly (adv.) In a lank manner.

Large (adv.) Freely; licentiously.

Largely (adv.) In a large manner.

Lasting (adv.) In a lasting manner.

Lastly (adv.) In the last place; in conclusion.

Lastly (adv.) at last; finally.

Lately (adv.) Not long ago; recently; as, he has lately arrived from Italy.

Latently (adv.) In a secret or concealed manner; invisibly.

Laterad (adv.) Toward the side; away from the mesial plane; -- opposed to mesiad.

Laterally (adv.) By the side; sidewise; toward, or from, the side.

Latinly (adv.) In the manner of the Latin language; in correct Latin.

Latterly (adv.) Lately; of late; recently; at a later, as distinguished from a former, period.

Laudably (adv.) In a laudable manner.

Laughingly (adv.) With laughter or merriment.

Lavishly (adv.) In a lavish manner.

Laxly (adv.) In a lax manner.

Lazily (adv.) In a lazy manner.

Leanly (adv.) Meagerly; without fat or plumpness.

Leapingly (adv.) By leaps.

Least (adv.) In the smallest or lowest degree; in a degree below all others; as, to reward those who least deserve it.

Leastways (adv.) Alt. of Leastwise

Leastwise (adv.) At least; at all events.

Leeringly (adv.) In a leering manner.

Leeward (adv.) Toward the lee.

Leftward (adv.) Toward or on the left side.

Legally (adv.) In a legal manner.

Legibly (adv.) In a legible manner.

Legislatively (adv.) In a legislative manner.

Legitimately (adv.) In a legitimate manner; lawfully; genuinely.

Leisurably (adv.) At leisure.

Leisurely (adv.) In a leisurely manner.

Lengthily (adv.) In a lengthy manner; at great length or extent.

Lengthways (adv.) Alt. of Lengthwise

Lengthwise (adv.) In the direction of the length; in a longitudinal direction.

Leniently (adv.) In a lenient manner.

Lentamente (adv.) Slowly; in slow time.

Lenticularly (adv.) In the manner of a lens; with a curve.

Less (adv.) Not so much; in a smaller or lower degree; as, less bright or loud; less beautiful.

Lesser (adv.) Less.

Levelly (adv.) In an even or level manner.

Lever (adv.) Rather.

Levitically (adv.) After the manner of the Levites; in accordance with the levitical law.

Liberally (adv.) In a liberal manner.

Lief (adv.) Willing; disposed.

Lief (adv.) Gladly; willingly; freely; -- now used only in the phrases, had as lief, and would as lief; as, I had, or would, as lief go as not.

Light (adv.) Lightly; cheaply.

Lightly (adv.) With little weight; with little force; as, to tread lightly; to press lightly.

Lightly (adv.) Swiftly; nimbly; with agility.

Lightly (adv.) Without deep impression.

Lightly (adv.) In a small degree; slightly; not severely.

Lightly (adv.) With little effort or difficulty; easily; readily.

Lightly (adv.) Without reason, or for reasons of little weight.

Lightly (adv.) Commonly; usually.

Lightly (adv.) Without dejection; cheerfully.

Lightly (adv.) Without heed or care; with levity; gayly; airily.

Lightly (adv.) Not chastely; wantonly.

Likely (adv.) In all probability; probably.

Limbmeal (adv.) Piecemeal.

Limitedly (adv.) With limitation.

Limpingly (adv.) In a limping manner.

Lingeringly (adv.) With delay; slowly; tediously.

Linguistically (adv.) In a linguistic manner; from the point of view of a linguist.

Liquidly (adv.) In a liquid manner; flowingly.

Lispingly (adv.) With a lisp; in a lisping manner.

Literally (adv.) According to the primary and natural import of words; not figuratively; as, a man and his wife can not be literally one flesh.

Literally (adv.) With close adherence to words; word by word.

Literatim (adv.) Letter for letter.

Lithely (adv.) In a lithe, pliant, or flexible manner.

Lithologically (adv.) From a lithological point of view; as, to consider a stratum lithologically.

Litigiously (adv.) In a litigious manner.

Little (adv.) In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it.

Liturgically (adv.) In the manner of a liturgy.

Livelily (adv.) In a lively manner.

Lively (adv.) In a brisk, active, or animated manner; briskly; vigorously.

Lively (adv.) With strong resemblance of life.

Livingly (adv.) In a living state.

Loathingly (adv.) With loathing.

Loathly (adv.) Unwillingly; reluctantly.

Loathly (adv.) (/) So as to cause loathing.

Lobately (adv.) As a lobe; so as to make a lobe; in a lobate manner.

Locally (adv.) With respect to place; in place; as, to be locally separated or distant.

Loco (adv.) A direction in written or printed music to return to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher.

Loftily (adv.) In a lofty manner or position; haughtily.

Logarithmetically (adv.) Logarithmically.

Logarithmically (adv.) By the use of logarithms.

Logically (adv.) In a logical manner; as, to argue logically.

Loiteringly (adv.) In a loitering manner.

Lollingly (adv.) In a lolling manner.

Long (adv.) To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out

Long (adv.) To a great extent in time; during a long time.

Long (adv.) At a point of duration far distant, either prior or posterior; as, not long before; not long after; long before the foundation of Rome; long after the Conquest.

Long (adv.) Through the whole extent or duration.

Long (adv.) Through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in question; as, how long will you be gone?

Longingly (adv.) With longing.

Longitudinally (adv.) In the direction of length.

Longly (adv.) With longing desire.

Longly (adv.) For a long time; hence, wearisomely.

Longways (adv.) Lengthwise.

Longwise (adv.) Lengthwise.

Loobily (adv.) Awkwardly.

Loosely (adv.) In a loose manner.

Loquaciously (adv.) In a loquacious manner.

Lordly (adv.) In a lordly manner.

Losingly (adv.) In a manner to incur loss.

Loud (adv.) With loudness; loudly.

Loudly (adv.) In a loud manner.

Lousily (adv.) In a lousy manner; in a mean, paltry manner; scurvily.

Lovelily (adv.) In manner to excite love; amiably.

Lovely (adv.) In a manner to please, or to excite love.

Loverwise (adv.) As lovers do.

Lovingly (adv.) With love; affectionately.

Low (adv.) In a low position or manner; not aloft; not on high; near the ground.

Low (adv.) Under the usual price; at a moderate price; cheaply; as, he sold his wheat low.

Low (adv.) In a low mean condition; humbly; meanly.

Low (adv.) In time approaching our own.

Low (adv.) With a low voice or sound; not loudly; gently; as, to speak low.

Low (adv.) With a low musical pitch or tone.

Low (adv.) In subjection, poverty, or disgrace; as, to be brought low by oppression, by want, or by vice.

Low (adv.) In a path near the equator, so that the declination is small, or near the horizon, so that the altitude is small; -- said of the heavenly bodies with reference to the diurnal revolution; as, the moon runs low, that is, is comparatively near the horizon when on or near the meridian.

Loweringly (adv.) In a lowering manner; with cloudiness or threatening gloom.

Lowlily (adv.) In a lowly place or manner; humbly.

Lowly (adv.) In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.

Lowly (adv.) In a low condition; meanly.

Loyally (adv.) In a loyal manner; faithfully.

Lubberly (adv.) Clumsily; awkwardly.

Lucidly (adv.) In a lucid manner.

Luciferously (adv.) In a luciferous manner.

Luckily (adv.) In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately; -- used in a good sense; as, they luckily escaped injury.

Lucratively (adv.) In a lucrative manner.

Luculently (adv.) In a luculent manner; clearly.

Lullingly (adv.) In a lulling manner; soothingly.

Lustily (adv.) In a lusty or vigorous manner.

Luxuriantly (adv.) In a luxuriant manner.

Lyingly (adv.) In a lying manner; falsely.

Lyrically (adv.) In a lyrical manner.

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