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To dream that you are licking something or someone, signifies your tendency to be cautious before proceeding on to new situations or adventures. To dream that you are licked by an animal, foretells that you will be called upon for advice.


To see or eat licorice (of any color) in your dream symbolizes the joys and special treats in life. It may also represent indulgence, sensuality and/or forbidden pleasure.


If you dream that you are lying, it means you are trying to deceive yourself into believing in something that goes against your values. Ask yourself what are you hiding from yourself or from others. To dream that someone is calling you a liar means that you will be bothered by some deceitful person. If you dream that someone else is lying to you, this represents your growing distrust for that person. You may have lost your faith in that individual. Alternatively, it suggests that you are no longer as confident in yourself as you used to be. To dream that your romantic partner is a liar forewarns that your disagreeable attitude will turn valued friendships away.

Lie Detector Test

If you dream of taking a polygraph (lie detector) test, the meaning depends on whether or not you were lying in the dream. If you were, ask yourself what you're hiding from yourself or others. Deep inside, you want the truth to be known. If you were accused unjustly, you will be annoyed by a troublesome person. If you dreamed of someone else taking a lie detector test, you may find help from an unexpected source in some situation.

Life After Death

If you dreamed about having a life after death (being a ghost/spirit), this suggests that you are feeling disconnected in some way from life and society. This dream may be a calling for you to move on and abandon your outdated modes of thinking and behavior, and make a positive change in your attitude.


To dream of being in a lifeboat symbolizes a situation in which you will have to defend your reputation.


If you dream of a lifeguard, this indicates you do not completely trust your own instincts. You want some help coming up with the answer to a personal problem. This dream can also symbolize the need for protection or nurturing in one's life.

Life Jacket

To dream that you are wearing a life jacket symbolizes that you are in need of some support and reassurance. To dream that you are not wearing a life jacket when you should be, indicates that you want to approach your problems and feelings head on, despite the notion that it may be painful or uncomfortable.


To dream that you are being lifted means that you are rising above unpleasant conditions or issues.


A dream featuring very bright light means you will solve a problem by learning to look at it in a new way. It is a sign that you should trust your instincts. To dream of turning on lights foretells an unexpected reward for a past kindness. To turn out lights suggests that you will have a holiday or a well earned rest. A dream of red lamps is a warning of danger due to uncontrolled passion or temper. To dream of flickering or flashing lights suggests that something is preventing you from solving a current relationship or family problem - it could be your own emotions or preconceptions that are getting in the way. Try to cool down and look at the situation in "a clearer light." Also see "Neon Lights"

Light Bulb

To see a light bulb in your dream suggests that you are ready to accept and/or face reality. This dream also symbolizes spiritual enlightenment, hope and new ideas. You are approaching a situation in a new way.

Light Switch

If you dream of turning on a light switch, you will receive thanks for doing something nice. If you turned off the light switch, you are due for a vacation or a break from your responsibilities. If the light switch in your dream wasn't working, you are having a hard time figuring out the solution to a personal issue.


If you use a lighter in your dream, you have found the solution to a problem that has been troubling you. If you can't get the lighter to work, it means you are still struggling to shed light on a cloudy situation.


The lighthouse is a strong symbol of emotion and spirituality. A dream of finding one in a storm means you should trust your feelings in an emotional matter.


Lightning in a dream means you will find out something surprising about someone close to you, that could cause you to see them in a whole new way.


To see lilac in your dream indicates disappointments and rejection. It also wanrs that you should not always rely on what you see or hear.

Lilies / Lily

Dreaming of lilies signifies sadness and the illness of someone you love.If you dream of gathering lilies, you will find great love but that person will have health problems.

Lily Pads

Lily pads in your dream signify that your grasp exceeds your reach. You would be wise to readjust your ambitions and be more realistic.

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