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mawkish
adj. mushy & gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; maudlin
maxim
n. proverb; a truth pithily stated
mealymouthed
adj. indirect in speech
melee
n. fight
mellifluous
adj. sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious
mendacious
adj. lying; habitually dishonest
mendicant
n. beggar
mercenary
adj. motivated solely by money or gain
mercurial
adj. capricious; changing; fickle
meretricious
adj. flashy; tawdry
metallurgical
adj. pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores
metaphysical
adj. pertaining to speculative philosophy
mete
v. measure; distribute
meteoric
adj. swift; momentarily brilliant
mettle
n. courage; spirit
miasma
n. swamp gas; heavy, vaporous atmosphere
microcosm
n. small word; the world in miniature
milieu
n. environment; means of expression
militate
v. work against
minatory
adj. menacing; threatening
mincing
adj. affectively dainty