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maven
expert
maverick
independent individual
mawkish
sickly or maudlin
meek
gentle and submissive
meet
very proper
mellifluous
pleasinglu soothe and musical to hear
mendacious
deceitful, knavish
knavish
dishonest
mercenary
one who serves for money (money-oriented); hired soldier
meretricious
falshy but worthless
mesh
gearwheels engaged; entangled
meteoric
very rapid change
metrical
of/relating to, composed of meter
mettle
stamina; be on one's mettle
miff
trivial quarrel
milieu
persons environment
minaret
slender tower, esp. mosque
minatory
having menacing quality
mince
walk in short steps in prim manner
minion
servile dependent, follower
mint
a coin
strike*medal = mint*coin
minute
official record of proceedings or a meeting
minutia
minor detail, trivial
mire
wetland; hold back
mirth
gaiety accompanied by laughter
misanthrope
mankind hater/distrust
reprobate
unprinciples person
sycophant
toady, servile flatterer
rapscallion
mischievious person
miscreant
cre = credible
person who behaves criminally, badly, visciously
misdemeanor
not as serious crime
miser
parsimonious (unwilling to use money)
spendthrift
person who spends wastefully
munificent
greatly liberous/generous
chauvinist
one w/great pride in own cause, group, sex
misgiving
feeling of misfortune esp. of the future
misogynist
one who hates women
mitigate
make less painful/severe
mnemonics
technique to improve ones memory
modicum
small portion; limited quantity
molt
to shed
mongrel
!= purebred
monocle
eyeglass for one eye
montage
rapid succession of images
moratorium
suspending of ongoing or planned activity
mordant
caustic, and biting in manner, thought, style