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meander
to wander aimlessly
meddlesome
interfering; curious
mediate
to settle a dispute; to act as a go-between
mediocre
ordinary; average; neither good nor bad
meditate
to think deeply; to ponder
medley
a mixture; a musical selection combining parts from various sources
megalomania
false impression of one's own greatness; tendency to exaggerate
melancholy
sad; depressed
melee
noisy fight
mellifluous
smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding
melodramatic
overly emotional
memento
remembrance; a souvenir
menace
a threat; a danger
ménage
household; domestic establishment
menagerie
collection of wild or strange animals
mendacious
lying; false
mendicant
a beggard
menial
low; degrading
mentor
adviser
mercantile
pertaining to merchants; commercial
mercenary
motivated only by a desire for money
mercurial
changeable; fickle; erratic
meretricious
gaudy; showy; attractive in a cheap flashy way
mesa
a flat-topped elevation of land with steep rock walls
mesmerize
to hypnotize
metamorphosis
a change; a transformation
metaphor
comparison (without like or as)
metaphysics
pertaining to beyond what is natural
mete
(out) to distribute in portions
meteoric
momentarily dazzling; swift
meteorology
study of weather and climate
meticulous
excessively careful; finicky
metropolis
large city
mettle
courage; spirit
miasma
pollution; poisonous environment