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Machiavellian

Crafty; double- dealing

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Machinations

Plots or schemes

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Maelstrom

Whirlpool; turmoil

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Magnanimity

Generosity; nobility

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Malign

To speak evil of

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Malinger

To feign illness to escape duty

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Malleable

Capable of being shaped by pounding; impressionable

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Maverick

Dissenter

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Megalomania

Delusions of power or importance

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Menagerie

A variety of animals kept together

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Mendacious

Dishonest

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Mendicant

Beggar

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Meretricious

Gaudy; plausible buy false; specious

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Mesmerize

To hypnotize

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Metamorphosis

Change; transformation

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Metaphysics

A branch of philosophy that investigates the ultimate nature of reality

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Meteorological

Concerned with the weather

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Meticulous

Very careful; fastidious

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Mettle

Courage; endurance

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Mettlesome

Full of courage and fortitude; spirited

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Microcosm

A small system having analogies to a larger system; small world

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Militate

To work against

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Minatory

Threatening; menacing

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Minuscule

Very small

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Minutia

Petty details

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Misanthrope

One who hates humanity

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Miscellany

Mixture of writings on various subjects

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Miscreant

Villian; criminal

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Misogynist

One who hates women

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Mitigate

To cause to become less harsh, severe, or painful; alleviate

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Mnemonic

Related to memory; assisting memory

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Modicum

Limited quantity

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Mollify

To smoothe

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Monolithic

Solid and uniform; constituting a single, unified whole

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Morose

Ill-humored; sullen

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Motley

Many colored; made up of many parts

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Multifarious

Diverse

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Mundane

Worldy as opposed to spiritual; concerned with the ordinary