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moribund

dying

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monolithic

massive, solid, uniform, and unyielding

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mollify

to soften, to sooth, to pacify

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milieu

environment, surroundings

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microcosm

the world in miniature

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mercurial

emotionally unpredictable, rapidly changing in mood

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mercenary

a hired soldier, someone who will do anything for money

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mendicant

beggar

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mendacious

lying, dishonest

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mellifluous

sweetly flowing

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maverick

a nonconformist, a rebel

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maudlin

silly and overly sentimental

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marshal

to arrange in order, to gather together for the purpose of doing something

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manifesto

a public declaration of beliefs or principles, usually political ones

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mandate

a command or authorization to do something, the will of the voters as expressed by the results of an elections

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malinger

to pretend to be sick to avoid doing work

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malfeasance

an illegal act, especially by a public official

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malaise

a feeling of depression, uneasiness, or queasiness

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magnate

a rich, powerful, or very successful business person

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machination

scheming activity for an evil purpose