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mace
職杖(式典で用いる職権の象徴)
Machiavellian
governed by opportunity, not principled
maelstrom
a violent or turbulent situation(大渦巻き、大混乱)
magnanimous
generous, noble
maim
disable, cripple(不具になった)
maladjusted
poorly adjusted, disturbed
malady
disease
malevolent
ill-disposed, ill-intentioned
malice
a desire to harm others or to see others suffer
malign
to abuse, slander
malignant
likely to cause death
malleable
capable of being shaped or formed
malnutrition
faulty or inadequate diet
mammoth
huge
mandate
an authoritative order or command
manifest
evident, obvious
manifold
complex, many
manuscript
handwriting
marina
a type of safe harbor
martinet
strict disciplinarian
masquerade
disguise; action that conceals the truth
masticate
to chew up
mastiff
large dog
materialism
attention to worldly things and neglect of spiritual needs
matron
an older married woman
maudlin
sentimental
maunder
to talk or move aimlessly, mutter
maverick
型破りの、独立独行の、無所属の
meadow
牧草地、草地
meddle
余計な世話を焼く、干渉する、ちょっかいを出す
medieval
relating or belonging to the Middle Ages
megalomania
abnormal desire for wealth and power
mellifluous
sweetly flowing(滑らかな、甘美な)
membrane
(細胞膜)
mendacious
lying, untrue
mendicant
a beggar, supplicant
menial
humble, degrading
mentor
counselor, coach, tutor
mercenary
motivated by desire for gain, greedy
meretricious
showy, having to do with prostitution(俗悪な、けばけばしい)
metamorphosis
change
meticulous
careful
mettlesome
courageous, high-spirited
mien
appearance, bearing
milieu
environment, setting
militate
to argue (against)
milk
to exploit
mill
木材加工工場、ひき臼、製粉機
minatory
menacing, threatening
mince
遠まわしに言う
miser
a greedy or avaricious person
misogynist
one who hates women
moat

mock
to ridicule; to deride
modify
to change
modulate
調節する、調子を和らげる
moisten
to make or become moist
mollify
pacify, appease
monolithic
massively solid(巨大な、一枚岩の)
monologue
a dramatic composition for a single performer
morass
沼地、泥沼、難局
moribund
dying, at the point of death
morose
不機嫌な、気難しい
mortality
death
mortify
to embarrass, humiliate
motivate
to inspire, stimulate, provoke
muddy
not bright, not clear, cloudy, dull, confused
mundane
worldly
munificent
generous
murky
dark, obscure
myriad
countless number
nadir
lowest point
naïve
unworldly, unsophisticated
nascent
beginning to exist or develop
natty
器用な、小奇麗な
nebulous
unclear, vague
nefarious
villainous, vicious(極悪な、非道な、無法な)
negligible
not significant enough to be worth considering
nepotism
favorism toward relatives
net
to catch, cover, protect
nettle
irritate
neurasthenic
having emotional conflicts that lead to weakness and depression
neurotic
suffering from a nervous disorder
neutralize
to counteract
nexus
a connection, tie, or link
nice
extremely or even excessively precise
nirvana
freedom from care and pain, Buddhist heaven
nod
an indication of approval
noisome
foul, unwholesome(不快な、嫌なにおいの)
nomadic
wandering
nominal
slight
nonchalant
seeming unconcerned
nondescript
undistinguished, difficult to describe
nonentity
one of no importance
nonplussed
途方にくれて、閉口して
nostalgia
yearning for the past
nostrum
cure-all, questionable remedy(いんちき薬)
nuance
slight variation in meaning, tone, etc.
nullify
abolish, cancel
nurture
to nourish, support
nutritive
having nourishing properties
obdurate
inflexible, unyielding
obese
very fat
obfuscate
to deliberately obscure, to make confusing
obliterate
to erase, wipe out
obloquy
disgrace, shame, dishonor
obscure
to hide, to keep dark
obscure
unknown, lowly, unclear
obsequious
seeking favor, fawning
obsess
to haunt, preoccupy
obsolescence
process of wearing out(退化、老朽、廃退)
obstinate
stubborn, hardheaded
obstreperous
noisy, loudly stubborn, boisterous
obviate
to do away with, eliminate(未然に防ぐ)
occlude
to obstruct or block(ふさぐ)
occult
secret, mysterious, supernatural
occult
to conceal or cause to disappear from view
octogenarian
person in his/her eighties
officious
おせっかいな
ominous
threatening
omnipotent
almighty, unlimited in power or authority
omnivorous
eating any kind of food
opprobrium
scorn, insult
opulence
wealth, riches
orator
an eloquent and skilled public speaker
ore
a mineral
orient
正しい位置におく、位置を見定める、方向を合わせる
originate
begin, arise
ostensible
pretended, seeming(表向きの、見せ掛けの、表面上の)
ostentatious
showy
oust
to drive out, eject
outfit
服装一式、一団、一行、集団
outlandish
conspicuously unconventional, bizarre
outlay
the spending of money
outpost
a station in a remote location
outpouring
流出物、ほとばしり
overt
open
overweening
presumptuously arrogant(自負心の強い、傲慢な)
oxidized
酸化した