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microcosm
a miniature world
mien
manner; bearing
migratory
wandering; moving from place to place
milieu
environment; setting
militant
ready and willing to fight
millennium
thousand years
mimic
to imitate
minion
a devoted follower; a highly regarded person
minuscule
very small
minute (two meanings)
sixtieth part of an hour (pronounced min-ut); very small and insignificant (pronounced my-newt)
minutiae
insignificant details; trivia
mirage
an appartition or illusion
mire (two meanings)
wet, swampy ground (n); to involve in difficulties (verb)
mirth
joy; amusement; laughter
misanthrope
hater of mankind
misapprehension
a misunderstanding
miscegenation
mixture of races, especially through marriage
mischance
unlucky accident; bad luck
misconstrue
misinterpret; misjudge
miscreant
a vicious person; a villain
misdemeanor
a criminal offense less serious than a felony
misgiving
doubt; suspicion
misnomer
an error in listing the name of a person
misogamy
hatred of marriage
misogynist
woman-hater
missive
letter
mitigate
to make less severe; to become milder
mnemonic
pertaining to memory
mobile
movable; flexible
mock
to ridicule; to insult; to lower in esteem
modicum
a small amount
modish
fashionable; stylish
modulate
to soften; to tone down
mogul
powerful person