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The list of 10 most common root words with alphabet ‘L’ with their meaning and examples is as follows:
No Root Meaning Examples Meaning
1 luc/lum/lumin light lucid easily understood/giving off light
translucent allow light to partially pass through
2 loqu/loquy/locut speak / talk loquacious talkative
soliloquy talking to oneself
eloquent speaking beautifully & forcefully
3 loc/lieu place dislocate put/move out of place
local pertaining to a particular place
4 lib/libert free liberal not limited to traditional attitudes
libertine a dissolute person/one without moral scruples
5 logy/logue/log word/study/proportion/reasoning logic study principles of reasoning
psychology study of nature/functioning of mind
anthology a selection of literary works such as poems
6 lax loose laxity lack of strictness or care
relax make or become less tense or anxious
7 liber free liberate free/release
liberal flexible
deliberation consideration
8 libr book library a collection of books and periodicals held in a library
libel a written defamation
9 lith stone lithography a printing process that involves using a stone
monolith standing stone
megalith a large stone that forms a prehistoric monument
10 lingu tongue bilingual a person fluent in two languages
lingo a foreign language or local dialect

Last Updated : 11 Jun, 2020
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