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machination

n. a scheming activity for an evil purpose

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magnanimous

adj. forgiving; unresentful; noble in spirit; generous

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magnate

n. a rich, powerful, or very successful business person

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malaise

n. a feeling of depression

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malfeasance

n. an illegal act, especially by a public official

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malignant

adj. causing harm

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malinger

v. to pretend to be sick to avoid doing work

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malleable

adj. easy to shape or bend

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mandate

n. a command or authorization to do something

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manifest

adj. visible; evident

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manifesto

n. a public declaration of beliefs or principles, usually political

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marshal

v. to arrange in order; to gather together for the purpose of something

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martial

adj. warlike; having to do with combat

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martyr

n. someone who gives up his or her life in pursuit of a cause, especially a religious one

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matriculate

v. to enroll, especially at a college

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