Ladybugs, landings, lanterns, latrines, lawsuits, leafless, leggings, leopards, libelous, lifeless, likeness, listless and lobsters are 8 letter words. They begin with the letter l and end with the letter s.
personae, personal, plastics
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The only eight letter word that can be made from those letters is 'starting'.
An 8 letter word for uncharacteristic is atypical