A: Is that lipstick on your collar?
B: No, it is just tomato sauce, trust me!
lipstick n. 唇膏，口红
A: What do you do in your spare time?
B: I’m involved in a literacy project, teaching kids how to read.
literacy n. 识字，有文化，读写能力
A: You should try to look beyond literal translations of the poem.
B: But it is too difficult for me.
literal a. 1. 照字面的，原义的；2. 逐字的
A: You should not take everything that I say literally .
B: Well, you should be more direct.
literally n. 1. 逐字地，照原文，照字面地；2. 确实地，真正地；3. 简直
A: My grandmother was the only literate girl in her family.
B: She was lucky to get an education.
literate a. 1. 有读写能力的；2. 有文化修养的
A: Please put your litter in the bin.
B: Oh, I can’t see one.
litter n. 1. 废弃物，被胡乱扔掉的东西；2. 一窝（仔，崽）；3. （一堆）杂乱的东西
A: The livestock on my farm are doing very well.
B: How many cows and sheep do you have in total?
livestock n. ［总称］家畜，牲畜
A: Were you out in the sun?
B: Yes, I got burnt and I look like a lobster .
lobster n. 龙虾
A: Are there any libraries in your locality ?
B: No, but there is one in the next town.
locality n. 地区，地点
A: Oh no, I left my watch in the locker in the gym.
B: You better go back and get it.
locker n. （公共场所供个人使用的）寄物柜
A: I’m interested in early locomotive travel.
B: I have never really been interested in trains myself.
locomotive n. 机车
A: You have very lofty ideals.
B: No, I just have high expectations of myself.
lofty a. 1. 高傲的，傲慢的；2. 崇高的，高尚的；3. 高耸的，极高的
A: My family has never enjoyed longevity .
B: But you are lucky, you are already 91!
longevity n. 1. 长寿；2. 寿命
A: What line of longitude are the Falkland Islands located on?
B: Not sure, you better check a map.
longitude n. 经度
A: My grandmother made all her clothing on a loom .
B: Did she teach you how to use it?
loom n. 织布机
vi. 1. 阴森地逼近，隐现，赫然耸现；2. 即将来临
A: What did you do with the stolen loot ?
B: I hid the money in a secret location.
loot n. 赃物，战利品，掠夺物