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marked.adjective
noticeable (has a marked limp; having one or more distinguishing marks); a marked change or difference is one that is very obvious and easily noticed (there has been a marked decrease in criminal government as effects of meditation increase); clearly defined and evident; singled out
markedly.adverb
markedness.noun
mark.noun,.plural.marks
a visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot (the carpenter marked the board where he was going to cut it); a written or printed symbol used for punctuation (a punctuation mark such as " or a period . or a question mark ? ; a number, letter or symbol used to indicate various grades of academic achievement (got a mark of 95 in my carpentry test); a distinctive.trait or property (good manners are the mark of a quality parents); a lasting effect (the experience of the opera had left its mark of inspiration
mark, marked, marking, marks.verbs
transitive verb use.to make a visible trace or impression on, as with a spot, line or dent; to form, make or depict by making a mark (marked a square on the board); to single out or indicate by or as if by a mark (marked the spot where the treasure was buried); to distinguish or characterize (the exuberance that marks her writings; marked the occasion with celebrations); to make conspicuous (a concert marking the composer's 60th birthday); to set off or separate by or as if by a line or boundary (marked off the limits of our property); to evaluate academic work according to a scale of letters and numbers; to give attention to; notice
intransitive verb use.to make a visible impression (this pen will mark under water); to determine academic grades (a teacher who marks strictly)
marking.noun,.plural.markings
marks made by something or someone which often may be just scribble (the child scribbled some markings on a piece of paper that had some sort of meaning, especially to her)
mark down.phrasal verb
to mark for sale at a lower price
mark up.phrasal verb
to deface by covering with marks (the baby marked up some pages of the book with crayons); to mark for sale at a higher price
mark time.phrasal verb
to move the feet alternately in the rhythm of a marching step without advancing; to suspend progress for the time being; wait in readiness

mistress.noun,.plural.mistresses
a woman in a position of authority, control or ownership, as the head of a household; a woman with ultimate control over something; a woman who has a continuing sexual relationship with a man from whom she receives material support, with the man already committed to another woman or women

many, more, most.adjectives
you use many to indicate that you are talking about a large number of people or things; being one of a large, indefinite number; numerous (many a child picks up language by some sort of a miracle; many other days are coming; he has many friends)
many.noun
a large, indefinite number (the workers controlling.this company gave significant amounts of freedom to all)
many.pronoun
a large number of persons or things ("For many are called, but few are chosen"....Matthew 22:14)
as many.idiom
the same number of (she moved three times in as many years); greater in number (a hall seating more people); greater in size, amount, extent or degree (more land; more support); additional; extra (she needs some more time to finish what she's doing)
more.adjective
do not use more with the -er form of an adjective or adverb (I'll be smarter than before, not I'll be more smarter than before); greater in number (a hall with more seats); greater in size, amount, extent or degree (more land; more support); additional; extra (she needs some more time)
more.noun
a greater or additional quantity, number, degree or amount (the more I see of you the more I like you)
more.pronominal
used with a plural verb; a greater or additional number of persons or things (I opened only two bottles but more were in the refrigerator)
more.pronoun
a greater or additional number of persons or things (he had two oranges but there were more were in the refrigerator)
more.adverb
to or in a greater extent or degree (loved him even more after checking him out; more kind; more softly); in addition (she phoned twice more); moreover; furthermore
moreover.adverb
beyond what has been stated; besides; also; again
more and more.idiom
to a steadily.increasing extent or degree (getting more and more warmer as springtime approaches)
more or less.idiom
about; approximately (holds two tons, more or less); to an undetermined degree (we are more or less in agreement)
most.adjective
superlative of many, much; greatest in number (had the most new chicks hatched in one day); greatest in amount, extent or degree (have the most compassion you can muster; Emmanuel said these women in each circumstance had the most concern of them all:.Luke 7:37-50; Mark 12:41-44); in the greatest number of instances (most fish have fins)
most.noun
superlative of many, much; the greatest amount or degree (she has the most to gain; the greatest, best or most exciting, used with the (that party was the most)
most.adverb
superlative of more, much; in or to the highest degree or extent (most honest; most kind); very (a most impressive piece of clothing she made herself; a most impressive voice); almost (most everyone agrees)
most.pronoun
the greatest part or number (most of the people agreed, it was time for another road; most of the missing books were found)
mostly.adverb
for the greatest part; mainly; generally; usually
at the most.idiom
at the maximum (at the the most you'll only get a little more gas in that tank)
at the most.or.at most.idiom
at the maximum (we saw him for ten minutes at the most; she ran two miles at most)
for the most part.idiom

motif.noun,.plural.motifs
a dominant.theme or central.idea; a recurrent thematic element in an artistic or literary work

martyr.noun,.plural.martyrs
one who chooses to suffer death rather than renounce principles of God He believes in (the persecutions of the martyrs); one who makes great sacrifices or suffers much in order to further a belief, cause or principle; one who endures great suffering and persecution
martyr, martyred, martyring, martyrs.transitive verbs
to make a martyr of, especially to put to death for devotion to religious beliefs; to inflict great pain on; torment
martyrdom.noun,.plural.martyrdoms
the state of being a martyr (martyrs of the Inquisition)

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merit.noun,.plural.merits
superior quality or worth; excellence (a proposal of some merit; an ill advised plan without merit); a quality deserving praise or approval; virtue (a store having the merit of being open late); demonstrated ability or achievement (promotions based on merit alone); judging people according to their merits
merit, merited, meriting, merits.verbs
transitive verb use-to earn; deserve
intransitive verb use.to be worthy or deserving (pupils are rewarded or corrected, as they merit)
meritless.adjective
meritorious.adjective
deserving reward or praise; having merit
meritoriously.adverb
meritoriousness.noun

muse, mused, musing, muses.verbs
intransitive verb use.to be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in meditation; ponder
transitive verb use.to consider or say thoughtfully (mused that it might take longer to drive than walk)
musingly.adverb
musing-noun,.plural.musings
a calm.lengthy.intent.consideration; contemplation; reflection; rumination
muse-noun,.plural.muses
a state of meditation; a muse is a person alive or passed on, who gives someone a desire to create art, poetry or music and gives them ideas for it; in Greek mythology, there were nine goddesses, daughters of the god Zeus, king of the gods and of Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory; the Muses were believed to inspire all artists, especially poets, philosophers and musicians; by late Roman times (3rd century to 5th century), each Muse was believed to preside over a particular art: Calliope was the muse of epic poetry; Clio of history; Euterpe of lyric poetry sung to the accompaniment of the flute; Melpomene of tragedy; Terpsichore of choral songs and the dance; Erato of love poetry sung to the accompaniment of the lyre; Polyhymnia of sacred poetry; Urania of astronomy and Thalia of comedy. Muses were said to be the companions of the Graces and of Apollo, the god of music; Muses sat near the throne of Zeus and sang of his greatness and of the origin of the world and its inhabitants and the glorious deeds of the great heroes; the Muses were worshiped throughout ancient Greece, especially at Helicon in Boeotia and at Pieria in Macedonia....comprised with Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

metamorphism.noun,.plural.metamorphisms
Geology:.the process by which rocks are altered in composition, texture or internal structure by extreme heat, pressure and the introduction of new chemical substances; of, relating.to.metamorphosis (rocks produced by metamorphism) 
metamorphic.adjective.also.metamorphous
of, relating to or characterized by metamorphosis; in geology. a change in structure or composition as a result of metamorphism
metamorphose, metamorphosed, metamorphosing, metamorphoses.verbs
transitive verb use.to change into a wholly different form or appearance; transform; to subject to metamorphosis or metamorphism; a change in the form and often habits of an animal during normal development after the embryonic stage; metamorphosis in insects is the transformation of a maggot into an adult fly and a caterpillar into a butterfly and in amphibians, the changing of a tadpole into a frog; holometabolous is the complete form of metamorphosis in which an insect passes through four separate stages of growth, as embryo, larva, pupa and imago, where the larva typically undergoes complete transformation within a protective cocoon or hardened case
intransitive verb use.to be changed or transformed by or as if by metamorphosis or metamorphism; convert
metamorphosis.or.metamorphoses
a transformation; a marked change in appearance, character, condition or function
Biology:.a change in the form and often habits of an animal during normal development after the embryonic stage; metamorphosis includes, in insects, the transformation of a maggot into an adult fly and a caterpillar into a butterfly and, in amphibians, the changing of a tadpole into a frog

mole.noun,.plural.moles
any of various small, insectivorous mammals of the family Talpidae, usually living underground and having thickset bodies with light brown to dark gray silky fur, rudimentary eyes, tough muzzles and strong forefeet for burrowing

mole.noun,.plural.moles
a machine that bores through hard surfaces, used especially for tunneling through rock

mole.noun
a spicy sauce of Mexican origin, made with unsweetened chocolate and a variety of chilies and spices and usually served with meat or poultry

mole.noun,.plural.moles
the amount of a substance that contains as many atoms, molecules, ions or other elementary units as the number of atoms in 0.012 kilogram of carbon 12; the number is 6.0225 × 1023 or Avogadro's number, also called gram molecule; the mass in grams of this amount of a substance, numerically equal to the molecular weight of the substance

mole.noun,.plural.moles
a small congenital growth on the human skin, usually slightly raised and dark and sometimes hairy, especially a pigmented.nevus

mole.noun,.plural.moles
a massive, usually stone wall constructed in the sea, used as a breakwater and built to enclose or protect an anchorage or a harbor; the anchorage or harbor enclosed by a mole

mole.noun,.plural.moles
a spy who operates from within an organization, especially a double agent operating against his or her own government or company from within its intelligence.establishment

molar.adjective
relating to or designating a solution that contains one mole of solute per liter of solution; containing one mole of a substance
Physics:.of or relating to a body of matter as a whole, perceived apart from molecular or atomic properties
Chemistry:.Abbreviation M

molar.noun,.plural.molars
a tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars
molar.adjective
of or relating to the molars; capable of grinding

meaning.noun,.plural.meanings
thoughts that have implications; inner significance; something that is conveyed or signified; sense or significance; something that one wishes to convey especially by language (the writer's meaning was easily understood by his clear well written prose
meaning.adjective
full of meaning; expressive; having.intention; intended in a specified manner.(a well meaning fellow)

meaningful.adjective
having meaning, function or purpose; fraught with meaning; significant (a meaningful glance); expressive
meaningfully.adverb
meaningfulness.noun

meaningless.adjective
having no meaning or significance; deficient; mindless; irrational; pointless; purposeless; senseless; having slightor no meaning for the purpose intended (her holiday trip was interrupted by constant phone calls from the office and so it becames meaningless as regards to a time of relaxation)
meaninglessly.adverb
meaninglessness.noun

mean, meant, meaning, means.verbs
transitive verb use.is used to convey; denote; to act as a symbol of; signify or represent.(in this poem, the budding flower means youth); to intend to convey or indicate; to have as a purpose or an intention; intend (I meant to go running this morning, but I overslept); to design, intend or destine for a certain purpose or end (a building that was meant for storage; a student who was meant to be a scientist)
by all means.idiom
without fail; certainly
by any means.idiom
in any way possible; in any case
by means of.idiom
with the use of; owing to (they succeeded the climb by means of patience and tenaciousness)
by no means.idiom
in no sense; certainly not
mean spirited or mean-spirited.adjective
having or characterized by a malicious or petty.spirit
meanspiritedly.adverb
meanspiritedness.noun

mean.noun,.plural.means
a method, a course of action or an instrument by which an act can be accomplished or an end achieved; a means of doing something is a method, instrument or process which can be used to do it (we have the means to send spaceships into outer space); if you do something by means of a particular method instrument or process, you do it using that method, instrument or process;  something having a position, quality or condition midway between extremes; if someone is living beyond their means, they are spending more money than they can afford; if someone is living within their means, they are not spending more money than they can afford; a medium; in mathematics, a number that typifies a set of numbers, such as a geometric mean or an arithmetic mean; the average.value of a set of numbers; 'means' used with a plural verb, money, property or other wealth (live within your means; a woman of means and ways)
meantime.noun
the time between one occurrence and another; an interval
meantime.adverb
during a period of intervening time; meanwhile
meanwhile.noun
the intervening time
meanwhile.adverb
during or in the intervening time (meanwhile, life goes on); at the same time (meanwhile, we must be patient)

mean, meaner, meanest.adjectives
selfish in a petty way; unkind; cruel, spiteful or malicious; ignoble; base, low grade (a mean motive); stingy; inferior; low in value or amount; paltry; extremely unpleasant or disagreeable (the meanest storm in years); ill-tempered; difficult or troublesome (he throws a mean fast ball); excellent; skillful.(she plays a mean game of bridge)
meanly.adverb

microcosm.noun
a small, representative system having analogies to a larger system in constitution, configuration or development (a drop of the ocean is its microcosm)
microcosmic.or.microcosmical.adjective
microcosmically.adverb

moderate.adjective.(pronounced 'mod er it')
being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme (a moderate price); not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate.(a moderate climate); of medium or average quantity or extent
moderate.noun,.plural.moderates
one who holds or champions moderate views or opinions

moderate, moderated, moderating, moderates.verbs.(pronounced 'mod er ate')
transitive verb use.to lessen the violence, severity or extremeness of; to preside over (she was chosen to moderate the convention)
intransitive verb use.to become less violent, severe or extreme; abate; to act as a moderator
moderately.adverb
moderateness.noun
moderation.noun
moderator.noun,.plural.moderators
one that moderates, as one that arbitrates or mediates; one who presides over a meeting, forum or debate; the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly of the Presbyterian Church
Physics:.asubstance, such as water or graphite, that is used in a nuclear reactor to decrease the speed of fast neutrons and increase the likelihood of fission

maze.noun
an intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth; something made up of many confused or conflicting elements; a tangle.(a maze of government regulations
maze, mazed, mazing, mazes.transitive verbs
to bewilder or astonish; to stupefy; daze

menace, menaced, menacing, menaces.verbs
transitive verb use.to utter threats against; to constitute a threat to; endanger
intransitive verb use.to make threats
menace.noun,.plural.menaces
possible danger; a threat; the act of threatening; a troublesome or annoying person (a toddler who was a menace in a shop full of crystal)
menacingly.adverb
menacer.noun,.plural.menacers

merge, merged, merging, merges.verbs
transitive verb use.to cause to be absorbed, especially in gradual stages; combine or unite (merging two sets of data)
intransitive verb use.to blendtogether, especially in gradual stages; to become combined or united; mix
mergence.noun

merger.noun
the act or an instance of merging; union; the union of two or more commercial interests or corporations
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