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motivate-transitive verb
to impel to action; to provide a motive, a reason for decision 
motivation-noun
motivating or being motivated

motive-noun
some inner drive, impulse, emotion, intention, etc., that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way, an incitement to action
motive-adjective
causing or able to cause motion (motive power); impelling to action; of or constituting an incitement to action
motive, motived, motiving, motives-transitive verbs
to motivate

mock-transitive verb
to lead on to disappointment; to defy and make futile
mockery-noun

morphology-noun
the branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of plants and animals
morphology-noun, plural-morphologies
the branch of biology that deals with the form and structure of organisms without consideration of function; the form and structure of an organism or one of its parts (the morphology of a cell; the morphology of vertebrates);. Linguistics--the study of the structure and form of words in language or a language, including inflection, derivation, and the formation of compounds morphological or morphologic-adjective
morphologically-adverb
morphologist-noun

malign-transitive verb
showing ill will; malicious; very harmful

manifest-adjective
evident; reveal; show plainly; obvious; apparent

minute (pronounced 'mine oot')-adjective
tiny, small; usually – relatively unimportant; petty; trifling

misnomer-noun
the act of applying a wrong name or epithet to some person or thing

modest-adjective
having or showing a moderate or humble opinion of one's own value, abilities, achievements, etc.; not forward or obtrusive; not ostentatious; decent; unpretentious; moderate; not extreme; quiet in appearance and style

maladjusted-adjective
poorly adjusted; failing to cope with the demands of a normal social environment

meticulous-adjective
extremely careful about details; precise; extremely concerned with details
meticulosity or meticulousness-noun
meticulously-adverb
synonyms-careful, painstaking, scrupulous, fastidious, punctilious

mirth-noun
joyfulness, merriment characterized by laughter

mature-adjective
full grown; fully developed (as a person of mature age)

mimic-adjective
copy; imitative
transitive verbs-mimic, mimicked, mimicking, mimics
to copy or imitate closely, especially in speech, expression, and gesture; ape; to copy or imitate so as to ridicule; mock: always mimicking the boss; to resemble closely; simulate: an insect that mimics a twig; to take on the appearance of
mimic-noun
one who imitates, especially (an actor or actress in a mime); one who practices the art of mime; one who copies or mimics others, as for amusement; a copy or an imitation
mimic-adjective
relating to, acting as, resembling, or characteristic of a mimic or mimicry
mimicker-noun
synonym-imitate, imitate, copy, parody, simulate
mimic-transitive verb
inflected form(s)-mimicked; mimicking
to imitate closely; to ridicule by imitation; stimulate 
synonym-copy

momentous-adjective
very important

mores-noun-plural
folkways that are considered conducive to the welfare of society

mediate-adjective
to effect or convey as an intermediate agent or mechanism; to be in an intermediate position; to be the medium for bringing about a result
synonym-interpose
mediator-noun
one that mediates, especially one that reconciles differences between disputants

meditate, meditated, meditating, meditates-verbs
transitive use-directed thinking; to reflect on; contemplate; to plan in the mind; intend (meditated a visit to her daughter)
intransitive use-to consider or reflect at length; to engage in contemplation, especially of a spiritual or devotional nature
synonyms-ponder, deliberate, ruminate, mull, muse
meditator-noun

mass-noun
a fundamental characteristic of a body determined by the amount of matter it contains. Mass gives every particle its particular identity and properties (atomic number, atomic weight, boiling point, density, melting point, valence)

matrix-noun
the component of tissues in which the cells of the tissue are embedded

megalomania-noun
a condition (psychopathological) in which delusional ideas of power, control, wealth predominate; an obsession with grandiose actions or extravagant things
megalomaniac-noun
megalomaniacal-adjective

membrane-noun
a thin soft pliable sheet or layer, especially of plant or animal tissue, serving as a covering or lining

mutatis mutandis-adverb
the necessary changes having been made; having substituted new terms

mogul-noun
a rich or powerful person; a member of the force that under Baber conquered India in 1526; a member of the Moslem dynasty founded by Baber that ruled India until 1857; a Mongol or Mongolian

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