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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