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Machiavellian

adj. crafty; double-dealing
(尤指政治方面)狡猾的,詭計多端的

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Machinations

n. plots or schemes
陰謀詭計,密謀策劃

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Maelstrom

n. whirlpool(漩渦); turmoil(混亂)
極度混亂狀態;失控狀態

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Magnanimity

n. generosity; nobility
寬大;雅量

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Malign

v. to speak evil of
誹謗,中傷

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Malinger

v. feign(假裝) illness to escape duty
裝病以逃避職責(或工作)

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Malleable

adj. capable of being shaped by pounding; impressionable(易受影響的)
有展延性的;易受影響的

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Maverick

n. dissenter(持異議者)
持不同意見者,特立獨行者

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Megalomania

n. delusion of power or importance
誇大狂,妄自尊大

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Menagerie

n. a variety of animals kept together
動物園;(供展覽用的)野生動物

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Mendacious

adj. dishonest
虛偽的;說謊的

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Mendicant

n. beggar
乞丐

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Meretricious

adj. gaudy(華麗而俗氣的); plausible(貌似真實的) but false; specious(似是而非的)
(裝飾、文體)俗氣的,浮華的;華而不實的,徒有其表的

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Mesmerize

v. to hypnotize
對……施催眠術;使着迷,使迷住

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Metamorphosis

n. change; transformation
變形;質變;(外形等的)完全變化

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Metaphysics

n. a branch of philosophy that investigates the ultimate nature of reality
玄學

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Metaphysical

adj. pertaining to metaphysics
抽象的

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Metaphysician

n. a person who is an expert in metaphysics
玄學家

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Meteorological

adj. concerned with the weather
氣象的

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Meteorology

n. a science that deals with weather and atmospheric conditions
氣象學

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Meteorologist

n. one who studies meteorology or forecast weather conditions
氣象學者

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Meticulous

adj. very careful; fastidious(愛挑剔的)
一絲不苟的

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Mettle

n. courage; endurance
勇氣,奮鬥精神

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Mettlesome

adj. full of courage and fortitude(堅忍); spirited
精神抖擻的;剛毅的

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Meddlesome

adj. inclined to interfere
愛管閒事的

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Microcosm

n. a small system having analogies to a larger system; small world
微觀世界,縮影;小宇宙

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Militate

v. to work against
阻止,妨礙

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Minatory

adj. threatening; menacing( 威脅的)
威脅性的﹐恐嚇性的

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Minuscule

adj. very small
微小的

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Minutia

n. petty(瑣碎的) details
細節;小事

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Misanthrope

n. one who hates humanity
不願與人來往者;厭世者

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Miscellany

n. mixture of writings on various subjects
雜集

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Miscreant

n. villain; criminal
惡棍;歹徒

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Misogynist

n. one who hates women
厭惡女人者

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Mitigate

v. to cause to become less harsh, severe, or painful; alleviate
緩和;減輕

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Mitigation

n. the act of reducing the severity or painfulness of something

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Mnemonic

adj. related to memory; assisting memory
記憶的;有助於記憶的

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Mnemonics

n. a system that develops and improves the memory
記憶術

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Modicum

n. limited quantity
少量

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Mollify

v. to soothe
撫慰;緩和

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Monolithic

adj. solid and uniform; constituting a single, unified whole
龐大結實的;整體的

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Morose

adj. ill-humored; sullen(慍怒的)
脾氣不好的;悶悶不樂的;陰鬱的

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Motley

adj. many colored; made up of many parts
雜色的,五顏六色的;混雜的

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Multifarious

adj. diverse
多種多樣的,五花八門的

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Mundane

adj. worldly as opposed to spiritual; concerned with the ordinary
世俗的