1. leniency a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
  2. lenience a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
  3. lenient inclined to be permissive or indulgent
  4. Lenin Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
  5. Leninism the political and economic theories of Lenin which provided the guiding doctrine of the Soviet Union; the modification of Marxism by Lenin stressed that imperialism is the highest form of capitalism (which shifts the struggle from developed to underdeveloped countries)
  6. Lentinus a genus of fungus belonging to the family Tricholomataceae
  7. benign kind in disposition or manner
  8. leonine of or characteristic of or resembling a lion
  9. leaning the act of deviating from a vertical position
  10. lining a protective covering that protects an inside surface
  11. lens a transparent optical device used to form images
  12. linin an obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended
  13. Lens genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
  14. Pennines a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers
  15. Beninese of or relating to or characteristic of Benin or its people
  16. loaning disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
  17. genius unusual mental ability
  18. linen a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant
  19. lignin a complex polymer
  20. lense a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images