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mauve
pale purple
maverick
rebel; nonconformist
mawkish
mushy and gushy; oversentimental
mawkish greeting cards
mayhem
injury to body
mealymouthed
indirect speech; hypocritical
mealymouthed excuses
meek
submissive; patient and long-suffering
miss mouse is meek and mild
megalomania
mania for doing grandiose things; obsessed with using power
mellifluous
sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious
mellifluous and smooth voice
MELODY
menagerie
collection of wild animals
mendacious
habitually dishonest
mendacious propoganda
mendicant
beggar
menial
lowly; meant for servants; mean
menial factory jobs
mercurial
capricious; changing; fickle
a mercurial temperment
MERCURY THERMOMETER
meretricious
flashy; without real value but appearing expensive
meretricious REINSTONES
mete
measure, distribute
mete out harsh punishment
meteoric
swift and momentarily brilliant
meteoric rise to fame
mettle
courage; spirit
the team showed their mettle
miasma
swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere
the miasma from the stagnant swamp made us gag
milieu
environment; means of expression; social environment;
he grew up in a military milieu
militate
work against
your tardiness will militate against your chance of promotion
minatory
menacing; threatening
a minatory villain
mincing
dainty
a mincing walk
mire
entangled or stuck
to get mired in lawsuits
mirth
merriment; laughter
we couldn't hold back our mirth
misadventure
mischance; ill luck
he met death by misadventure
mischance
ill luck
misanthrope
one who hates mankind
opposite of PHILANTHROPIST
misapprehension
error; misunderstanding
he gave off the misapprehension that he was nice
miscellany
writings on various subjects
the book was a miscellany of lots of topics
miserly
stingy; mean;
a miserly uncle
a miserly prize
miscreant
wretch; villain