2. laundromat, launderette, Fr. blanchissage; tub room, laundry room, lavatory; dry cleaner, cleaner and presser; Chinese laundry.
laureate, adj. honored, recognized, lauded, praised, acclaimed, noted; notable, distinguished, renowned, illustrious, famous, famed, well-known.
laurel, n. 1. evergreen tree; mountain laurel, rhododendron.
2. (all of honor) emblem, badge, mark, sign, token.
3. (all of laurel foliage) branch, stem, twig, wreath, garland.
laurels honors, awards, commendations, citations, tributes, honorable mentions; gifts, prizes, trophies, blue ribbons; praises, praise, kudos, extolment, laudation, acclaim, acclamation, Archaic. magnification; glory, honor, distinction, prestige, notability; fame, renown, illustriousness, celebrity, popularity.
lava, n. 1. molten or fluid rock, Geol. magma, panhoehoe; scoria, Geol. ash, Geol. cinders.
2. igneous rock; granite, rhyolite, obsidian, pumice, andesite, basalt.
lavation, n. wash, washing, cleaning, cleansing, lavage, Archaic, laving, bath, bathing, Both Brit. Inf. tub, tubbing. See - wash (def. 9).
lavatory, n. 1. bathroom, washroom, wash-up, Inf. lav; restroom, Sl. donnicker, comfort station, powder room, women's or ladies' room, girls' or little girls' room, men's room, boys' or little boys' room; All Chiefly Brit, water closet, w.c., convenience; toilet, Sl. john, Sl. can, Chiefly Dial, jakes, Naut. head, potty, Brit. Inf. loo; latrine, privy, cloaca, outhouse, backhouse, stool, Chiefly New England, necessary, Brit. Sl. bog.
2. washbowl, washbasin, sink, washstand; washtub, bathtub, tub.
lave, v. 1. bathe, bath, wash, wash up, clean, clean up, scrub up, cleanse, lather, soap, Brit. Inf. tub, Chiefly Scot. dight; deterge, (of clothes) launder, shampoo, Brit. Dial, buck; shower, rinse, flush, douse, douche; foment, sponge, swab, wipe, mop, rub; immerse, submerge, dunk, dip; soak, steep, wet, irrigate, drench, imbue, saturate.
2. (all of a river, sea, etc.) splash, dash, wash against, break against, beat against, thrash against; roll, lap, undulate, surge, swell, wave, ripple; rush, flow, run, sweep.
lavish, adj. 1. generous, unstinting, open-handed, bountiful, liberal, big-hearted, great-hearted, unselfish, princely; extravagant, excessive, wasteful, profligate, squandering, improvident, prodigal, thriftless, intemperate; epicurean, sybaritic, unrestrained, wild.
2. profuse, excessive, fulsome, immoderate, exaggerated; in excess, overmuch, superfluous, redundant, Fr. de trop, unnecessary, surplus, unwarranted, inordinate; effusive, overly emotional, grandiloquent, overdone, Inf. a bit much, overwhelming.
3. limitless, unlimited, myriad, unmeasured, plenty, plenteous, plentiful, abundant, superabundant, copious, ample, Abounding, unstinted, wholesale; luxuriant, opulent, ornate, Byzantine, sumptuous, gorgeous, rich, costly, dear; ostentatious, pretentious, showy, Inf. ritzy, Inf. fancy, Inf high-falutin; imposing, splendid, Inf splashy, Inf. swanky, Inf. swank, Inf. spiff, Inf. jazzy, Inf. toney. - v. 4. heap, pour, shower, spill, be generous with, bestow, give freely, thrust upon; waste, squander, dissipate, drain, exhaust; Inf fling away, Inf. throw away, Inf. run through, spend recklessly, Inf. scatter to the winds.
lavishness, n. 1. generosity, bounty, largess, open-handedness, liberality, munificence; hospitality, unselfishness, big-heartedness, great-heartedness.
My Account / Test History
I read it in one and a half hour.
I read it in one and a half hours.
In English, use the plural with anything greater than one, even it it's less than two.