1. Lardner United States humorist and writer of satirical short stories
  2. luridness the quality of being ghastly
  3. hardness the quality of being difficult to do
  4. larder a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
  5. pardner an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
  6. Gardner United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)
  7. tardiness the quality or habit of not adhering to an expected time
  8. partner a person who is a member of a cooperative relationship
  9. hardiness the property of being physically strong and healthy
  10. hard news news that deals with serious topics or events
  11. gardener someone who takes care of a garden
  12. pardoner a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
  13. loudness the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
  14. learner someone who learns or takes up knowledge or beliefs
  15. aridness a deficiency of moisture
  16. Gardiner British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)
  17. larcener a person who commits larceny
  18. Lerner United States lyricist who collaborated on musicals with Frederick Loewe (1918-1986)
  19. tiredness temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
  20. floridness extravagant elaborateness