|1||mellifluous||(adjective satellite) pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"|
|2||mendacious||(adjective satellite) given to lying; "a lying witness"; "a mendacious child"|
(adjective satellite) intentionally untrue; "a mendacious statement"
|3||mendacity||(noun) the tendency to be untruthful|
|4||mendicant||(noun) a pauper who lives by begging|
(noun) a male member of a religious order that originally relied soley on alms
(adjective satellite) practicing beggary; "mendicant friars"
|5||mercurial||(adjective satellite) liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"|
(adjective) relating to or containing or caused by mercury; "mercurial preparations"; "mercurial sore mouth"
(adjective) relating to or having characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury; "more than Mercurial thievishness"
(adjective) relating to or under the (astrological) influence of the planet Mercury; "the Mercurial canals"
|6||meretricious||(adjective satellite) based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"|
(adjective satellite) tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
(adjective) like or relating to a prostitute; "meretricious relationships"
|7||mesmerize||(verb) induce hypnosis in|
(verb) attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
|8||meticulous||(adjective satellite) marked by extreme care in treatment of details; "a meticulous craftsman"; "almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities"|
(adjective satellite) marked by precise accordance with details; "was worryingly meticulous about trivial details"; "punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette"
|9||mettle||(noun) the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"|
|10||mettlesome||(adjective satellite) willing to face danger|
(adjective satellite) having a proud and unbroken spirit
|11||middling||(noun) any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)|
(adjective satellite) of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
(adverb) to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"; "they lived comfortably within reason"
|12||minatory||(adjective satellite) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clo|
|13||mince||(noun) food chopped into small bits; "a mince of mushrooms"|
(verb) make less severe or harsh; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
(verb) cut into small pieces; "mince the garlic"
(verb) walk daintily; "She minced down the street"
|14||misanthrope||(noun) someone who dislikes people in general|
|15||mischievous||(adjective satellite) badly behaved; "he was saucy and mischievous in school"; "a naughty boy"|
(adjective satellite) deliberately causing harm or damage; "mischievous rumors and falsehoods"
(adjective satellite) naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"
|16||miser||(noun) a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)|
|17||misogynist||(noun) a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular|
|18||missile||(noun) rocket carrying passengers or instruments or a warhead|
(noun) a weapon that is thrown or projected
|19||mitigate||(verb) make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"|
(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
|20||moderation||(noun) the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"|
(noun) the trait of avoiding excesses
(noun) quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
(noun) a change for the better
|21||mollify||(verb) make less rigid or softer|
(verb) make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
|22||molt||(noun) periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles|
(verb) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "out dog sheds every Spring"
|23||morbid||(adjective satellite) caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"|
(adjective satellite) suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details"
(adjective satellite) suggesting an unhealthy mental state; "morbid interest in death"; "morbid curiosity"
|24||morose||(adjective satellite) showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper|
|25||mortuary||(noun) a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation|
(adjective) of or relating to a funeral
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of death
|26||multifarious||(adjective satellite) having many aspects; "a many-sided subject"; "a multifaceted undertaking"; "multifarious interests"; "the multifarious noise of a great city"|
|27||mundane||(adjective satellite) belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"|
(adjective satellite) found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
(adjective satellite) concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"
|28||myriad||(noun) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand|
(noun) a large indefinite number; "he faced a myriad of details"
|29||nadir||(noun) the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected|
(noun) an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything
|30||nascent||(adjective satellite) coming into existence; "a nascent republic"|
|31||nebulous||(adjective satellite) lacking definition or definite content; "nebulous reasons"; "unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen|
(adjective satellite) lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"
|32||negligent||(adjective satellite) marked by insufficient care or attention; "a negligent housekeeper"; "negligent about personal cleanliness"|
(adjective) characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
|33||neophyte||(noun) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist|
(noun) any new participant in some activity
(noun) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
|34||nexus||(noun) a connected series or group|
(noun) the means of connection between things linked in series
|35||nibble||(noun) gentle biting|
(noun) a small byte
(verb) eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
(verb) bite gently; "The woman tenderly nibbled at her baby's ear"
(verb) bite off very small pieces; "She nibbled on her cracker"
|36||nice||(noun) a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera|
(adjective satellite) exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"
(adjective satellite) noting distinctions with nicety; "a discriminating interior designer"; "a nice sense of color"; "a nice point in the argument"
(adjective satellite) excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
(adjective) pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance; "what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith; "nice manners"; "a nice dress"; "a nice face"; "a nice day"; "had a nice time at the party"; "the corn and tomatoes a
(adjective satellite) done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"
(adjective satellite) socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
|37||noisome||(adjective satellite) offensively malodorous; "a putrid smell"|
(adjective satellite) causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
|38||nonchalant||(adjective satellite) marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasi|
|39||nonplussed||(adjective satellite) filled with bewilderment; "at a loss to understand those remarks"; "puzzled that she left without saying goodbye"|
|40||nostrum||(noun) patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable|
(noun) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
|41||notion||(noun) (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items; "buttons and needles are notions"|
(noun) a general inclusive concept
(noun) a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
(noun) an odd or fanciful or capricious idea; "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"
|42||noxious||(adjective) injurious to physical or mental health; "noxious chemical wastes"; "noxious ideas"|
|43||nullify||(verb) make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"|
(verb) show to be invalid
(verb) declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
|44||numb||(verb) make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"|
(adjective satellite) so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; "petrified with fear"; "she was petrified by the eerie sound"; "too numb with fear to move"
(adjective satellite) lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
|45||numbness||(noun) partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction|
|46||obdurate||(adjective satellite) showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"|
(adjective satellite) stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
|47||obfuscate||(verb) make obscure or unclear|
|48||oblivious||(adjective satellite) failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"|
|49||obloquy||(noun) a malicious attack|
(noun) state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
|50||obsequious||(adjective satellite) attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner; "obsequious shop assistants"|
(adjective satellite) attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery