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Mar
to damage something and make it imperfect; deform, impair, spoil, disfigure Telephone poles mar the beauty of the countryside.
Marvel
n. amazing thing; something astonishing or marvelous; miracle, prodigy, wonder It was a marvel that they survived the crash. v. to be surprised or full of wonder I marvel at your ability to remain calm.
Meager
very small or insufficient; slight, trifling, puny, scant He rented an expensive apartment and dined at fine restaurants, but he earned a meager wage and soon ran out of money.
Meek
humble and submissive; passive, docile, unassertive People who are too meek won't stand up for themselves. The Bible says, "The meek shall inherit the earth."
Melancholy
very sad or depressing; gloomy, mournful, somber The rainy weather made James feel melancholy.
Meteorologist
scientist dealing with weather and weather conditions Although the meteorologist predicted a heat wave, the temperature remained below freezing.
Mimic
imitate, copy not always in a complimentary way; mock, impersonate, simulate Mary got in trouble for mimicking the teacher.
Minuscule
tiny, miniature Dave needed a magnifying glass to read the miniscule print on the lease.
Misbegotten
poorly conceived, poorly planned, based on false assumptions or false reasoning; illegitimate, ill conceived It's possible that Hitler's misbegotten military plans were a result of his use of drugs like cocaine.
Mourn
feel sad for, regret; grieve, lament The family gathered to mourn for the dead.