GRE M & N Difficult

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Machination

plot or scheme

Maelstrom

whirlpool; turmoil; agitated state of mind

Magnate

powerful or influential person

Malediction

a curse; a wish of evil upon another

Mar

to damage or deface; spoil

Martinet

strict discipliarian; one who rigidly follows rules

Maudlin

overly sentimental

Mendacious

dishonest

Mendicant

beggar

Mercurial

quick, shrewd, and unpredictable

Meretricious

gaudy; falsely attractive

Mirth

frivolity; gaiety; laughter

Misanthrope

a person who dislikes others

Missive

a written note or letter

Molt

to shed hair, skin, or an outer layer periodically

Monastic

extremly plain or secluded, as in a monastery

Mores

fixed customs or manners; moral attitudes

Multifarious

diverse

Myopic

lacking foresight; having a narrow view or long-range perspective

Nadir

lowest point

Nascent

starting to develop; coming into existence

Neologism

new word or expression

Neophyte

novice; beginner

Nettle

to irritate

Noisome

stinking; putrid

Nuance

a subtle expression of meaning or quality

Numismatics

coin collecting

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