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macho-adjective
characterized by machismo-(noun) being a strong sense of masculine pride; an exaggerated masculinity; an exaggerated or exhilarating sense of power or strength; aggressively virile 
as a-noun,-inflected form(s)-plural-machos
one who exhibits machismo

masochist, masochism-nouns
pleasure in being abused or dominated; a taste for suffering
masochistic-adjective
masochistically-adverb

mystical-adjective
having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; mysterious 
mystically-adverb

malice-noun
ill will towards another; desire to cause pain, injury or distress to another, calumny; actions backing up one's hate and resentment; malignity
synonyms-hateful, resentful

malicious-adjective
having, showing, or caused by malice
maliciously-adverb
maliciousness-noun

maxim-noun
a general truth, fundamental principle, or rule of conduct; a saying of proverbial nature

MEASURES

-million:-the cardinal number equal to 106. A cardinal number is a number used in counting to indicate quantity but not order, such as say, 3 or 11 or 412.
-billion:-in U.S.A., Canada and France, and increasingly so in Great Britain, a billion is 1000 millions (1,000,000,000); in Great Britain and Germany it is 1 million millions. 
-quadrillion:-in U.S.A., Canada and France, and increasingly so in Great Britain, a quadrillion is 1000 trillions (1,000,000,000,000,000; 1 followed by 15 zeros – 1015, or more correctly – 1,015).
    In Great Britain and Germany it is 1024. Quadrillion in Canada, U.S.A. and France is called a septillion.
-trillion:-in U.S.A., Canada and France, and increasingly so in Great Britain, a trillion is 1000 billions (1,000,000,000,000); in Great Britain and Germany it is 1 million billions.
missionary-noun
inflected form(s)-plural-missionaries
a person undertaking a mission and especially a religious mission

mollify.verb
inflected form(s)-mollified, mollifying
to soften
transitive senses-to soothe in temper or disposition; appease; to reduce the rigidity of
mollification-noun

mortify.verb
inflected form(s)-mortified, mortifying
to destroy the strength, vitality, or functioning of; to subdue or deaden (as the body or bodily appetites) especially by abstinence or self inflicted pain or discomfort; to subject to severe and vexing embarrassment; shame

mulish-adjective
unreasonably and inflexibly obstinate, like a stubborn mule; a thoroughly unreasonable obstinacy (a mulish determination to have her own way); mulish means fixed and unyielding in course or purpose 
mulishness-noun
mulishly-adverb
synonym-obstinate

merciful-adjective
full of mercy
mercy-noun-and-adjective
inflected form(s)-mercies-plural
compassion or forbearance shown especially to an offender

mercy-noun
inflected form(s),-plural-mercies
compassion or forbearance shown especially to an offender; a character quality that is good and kind

mercy-adjective
at the mercy of; wholly in the power of; with no way to protect oneself against 

metaphor-noun
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally-denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money); figurative; a symbol 
metaphoric-adjective
metaphorically-adverb

myriad-noun
a great number (a myriad of ideas)

mundane-adjective 
characterized by the practical, transitory and ordinary; commonplace (the mundane concerns of day to day life); of, relating to, or characteristic of the world 
mundaneness, mundanity-nouns
mundanely-adverb
synonym-earthly

myth.noun
a creation myth (such as evolution, thought for a while to be valid, is now regarded as a myth); a fictitious story, person, or thing; fairy tale; a fiction or half truth, especially one that forms part of an ideology; a traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the world view of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society (the myth of Eros and Psyche); such stories considered as a group (the realm of myth)

mincing.adjective
affectedly refined or dainty
mincingly.adverb
mince, minced, mincing, minces.verbs
transitive use.to cut or chop into very small pieces; to subdivide (land, for example) into minute parts; to pronounce in an affected way, as with studied elegance and refinement; to moderate or restrain (words) for the sake of politeness and decorum; euphemize (don't mince words: say what you mean)
intransitive use.to walk with very short steps or with exaggerated primness; to speak in an affected way
mince.noun
finely chopped food, especially mincemeat.
mincer.noun

morale-noun
the state of the spirits of a person or group as exhibited by confidence, cheerfulness, discipline, and willingness to perform assigned tasks

General Douglas MacArthur.was one of the most important American military leaders of the 20th century. MacArthur commanded American troops in World War II and United Nations forces in the Korean War. In 1951 United States president Harry Truman dismissed MacArthur from his command of UN forces in Korea after MacArthur defied administration war policy.
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