Pair of Words: Meaning and Sentence from Jewry to Luxurious

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List of Pair of Words: J to L

Jewry

Meaning: all the Jews

Sentence: Dr. Lisa is an expert of Latin American Jewry.

Jury

Meaning: a group of people who have been chosen to listen to all the facts in a trial in a law court and to decide whether a person is guilty or not guilty

Sentence: Police officers aren’t usually allowed to be on a jury.

Jealousy

Meaning: a feeling of unhappiness and anger because someone has something that you want

Sentence: The team has performed very badly this season due to petty jealousies among the players.

Judicial

Meaning: involving a court of law

Sentence: The defense team will seek a judicial review of the sentence.

Judicious

Meaning: having or showing reason and good judgment in making decisions Sentence: We should make judicious use of the resources available to us.

Knead

Meaning: work (moistened flour or clay) into dough or paste with the hands or massage or squeeze with the hands.

Sentence: She kneaded his back

Knotty

Meaning: complicated and difficult to solve

Sentence: That’s rather a knotty question.

Libel

Meaning: Law a published false statement that is damaging to a person’s reputation; a written defamation.

Sentence: He was found guilty of a libel on a Liverpool inspector of taxes.

Liable

Meaning: legally bound or obligated, as to make good any loss or damage that occurs in a transaction; responsible.

Sentence: Chief Officer should be vicariously liable for the actions of their officers.

Ladylike

Meaning: graceful, controlled and behaving in a way that is socially acceptable for a woman

Sentence: Laura is very ladylike and elegant.

Ladyship

Meaning: a respectful way of referring to or talking to a woman or girl who has the rank of a peer or knight without using her title

Sentence: We are honored to welcome your ladyship here tonight.

Loose

Meaning: not firmly fixed in place

Sentence: There were some loose wires hanging out of the wall.

Lose

Meaning: to no longer have something because you do not know where it is, or because it has been taken away from you?

Sentence: I’ve lost my ticket.

Loath

Meaning: to be unwilling to do something

Sentence: I’m loath to spend it all at once.

Loathe

Meaning: to hate someone or something

Sentence: From an early age the brothers have loathed each other.

Luxuriant

Meaning: growing thickly, strongly and well

Sentence: This stretch of land was once covered with luxuriant forest but is now bare.

Luxurious

Meaning: very comfortable and expensive

Sentence: They have a very luxurious house.

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