Words that End in L


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Words that End in L

The letter L is commonly used both in the beginning and at the end of words. So it would be useful to know about words that end in L. Below there are some popular categories and examples of words ending in L, such as animals, places, and adjectives.

Animals that end in L

  • Eel:  voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
    • The black eel could barely be seen in the dark water. 
  • Owl: nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes
    • The baby owl looked curiously alert with its big eyes. 
  • Mackerel:  any of various fish of the family Scombridae
    • The blue and black stripes on the mackerel inspired her designs. 

Places that end in L

  • Terminal: station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    • We will change course at the bus terminal on our way to Louisiana. 
  • Capital: a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product
    • The capital of the U.S. is Washington D.C.
  • Pool:  an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
    • The kids were excited for the birthday pool party. 

Words that describe people

  • Cruel: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    • The cruel stepmother did not allow the girl to attend the ball. 
  • Beautiful: delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
    • The princess looked beautiful on her wedding day.
  • Mercurial: liable to sudden unpredictable change
    • The mercurial boy could be brooding and somber one minute, and cheerful the next. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Insubstantial: lacking solidity or strength
    • It was an insubstantial idea for a business that needed much more research. 
  • Inspirational: imparting a divine influence on the mind and soul
    • The idea that she should act like she wished other would act was inspirational. 
  • Atypical: not representative of a group, class, or type
    • As an atypical idea for the dance, she was afraid no one would vote for it. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Arboreal: of or relating to or formed by trees
    • The arboreal arches created a cool shade over their picnic area. 
  • Bestial: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    • The bestial statues at the castle seemed scary and sinister. 
  • Classical: of or relating to the first significant period of a civilization, culture, area of study, etc.
    • The classical architecture of the museum was reminiscent of greek temples.

Longest words that end with L

Longest words ending in L

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