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liturgy
form of public worship
livid
discolored by bruising: dull blue
loquacious
excessively talkative
lucid
shining, easily understood
lucre
monetary reward or gain; money
ludicrous
laughable, ridiculous
lugubrious
mournful often to an exaggerated degree
Machiavellian
characterized by cunning, duplicity, and bad faith
machination
an act of planning esp. to do harm
magnanimous
noble, generous
malevolent
having, showing, or arising from ill will or spite
malign
evil in nature, influence, or effect
malinger
to pretend illness so as to avoid duty
martinet
a strict disciplinarian
maudlin
weakly and effusively sentimental
maw
the throat, gullet, or jaws of an animal
maxim
a proverbial saying
mellifluous
sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding
mendacious
given to deception or falsehood
mendicant
beggar
menial
lowly or degrading
meretricious
showy in a cheap or tasteless way
metamorphosis
change of form
mete
allot
mettle
spirit, courage
microcosm
a miniature world
mien
way of carrying oneself
misanthrophe
one who hates mankind
misgiving
doubt
mnemonic
assisting in the memory
mollify
to appease; pacify or soften in feeling
monetary
relating to money
moot
doubtful; debatable
moribund
dying
mundane
relating to the world; common place
myriad
an indefinitely large number
nadir
the lowest point
narcissism
self-love
nebulous
vague, hazy, indistinct
nefarious
very wicked
neophyte
a new convert
niggardly
a stingy person
noisome
harmful, offensive
nuance
a delicate variation (as in tone or meaning)
nugatory
worthless
obdurate
stubborn
obeisance
show respect
oblation
a religious offering
obscure
not clear
obsequious
overly submissive