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Vocabulary list #3: M's

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mete
To distribute
metonymy
substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in 'they counted heads')
mien
dignified manner or conduct; demeanor
milieu
environment; surroundings
mingy
mean and stingy
minion
a servile or fawning dependant; Follower
minutia
n. A small or unimportant particular or detail.
miscreant
a person without moral scruples; evil
mnemonic
pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid (EG: HOMES)
mollify
To calm or make less severe
morose
gloomy
mugwump
a person who can't make up his mind
munificent
very generous
myopia
a type of defective vision in which distant objects appear blurred, nearsightedness
myriad
(adj.) in very great numbers; (n.) a very great number