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Flashcards in Matriculate-Myriad Deck (26):
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Matriculate

To enroll, especially into college

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Maudlin

Silly and overly sentimental

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Maverick

A nonconformist
A rebel

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Maxim

A fundamental principle
An old saying

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Mediate

To help settle differences

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Mellifluous

Sweetly flowing

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Mendacious

Lying
Dishonest

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Mendicant

A beggar

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Mentor

A teacher, tutor, counselor or coach , especially in business
An experienced person who shows an inexperienced person the ropes

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Mercenary

A hired soldier
Someone who will do anything for money

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Mercurial

Emotionally unpredictable
Rapidly changing in mood

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Metamorphosis

A magical change in form
A striking sudden change

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Microcosm

The work in miniature

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Milieu

Environment
Surroundings

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Minuscule

Very tiny

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Misanthropic

Hating mankind

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Mitigate

To moderate the effect of something

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Mollify

To soften
To soothe
I pacify

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Monolithic

Massive
Solid
Uniform
Unyielding

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Moribund

Dying

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Morose

Gloomy
Sullen

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Mortify

To humiliate

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Mundane

Ordinary
Pretty boring
Not heavenly and eternal

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Munificent

Very generous
Lavish

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Myopia

Nearsightedness
Lack of foresight

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Myriad

A huge number