Found 95 articles starting with M:

material - correct spelling

material - adjective and noun  Example: She is a material witness of the crime. adjective...

mathematics - correct spelling

mathematics - noun  Example: He learned to add and subtract at an early age, so he majored in mathematics in college....

maudlin - vocabulary

adjectiveFoolishly sentimental; tearfully and weakly emotional. The young ladies did not drink it; Osborne did not like it; and the consequence was that Jos, that fat gourmand, drank up the wh...

Me vs. I

A common mistake in people’s writing is to confuse I and me with each other. Both are personal pronouns, but...

measure - correct spelling

measure - verb and noun  Example: He tried to measure the acreage of his field. verbEx...

medal, metal, mettle, meddle

A medal is awarded for bravery.Mettle means “courage.”Iron is a metal.My neighbor likes to meddle.Example:...

media, medium

The word media is the plural of medium. These days, however, using media as a collec...

medicine - correct spelling

medicine - noun  Example: Matthew studied medicine in Richmond, Virginia.Example: This new ...

medieval - correct spelling

medieval - adjective  Example: He studied medieval architecture in college...

memento - correct spelling

memento - noun  Not momento.Example: He kept a lock of her hair as a memento....

memorandum, memoranda

The word memorandum is singular. Its plural is either memoranda or memorandums. In fact, ...

Memorize the Various Personal Pronouns

Here are the same tables on personal pronouns you memorized in Grammar.com’s section on the Parts of Speech (Pronouns):Singular Personal Pronouns ...

mendacious - vocabulary

adjectiveUntrue, false; habitually telling lies, dishonest. For the last week, I've been intimately involved with Jack Nicholson. He's both a charmer and a cliché. Passionate about truth in his art and...

meretricious - vocabulary

adjectiveShowy, gaudy, tawdry; deceptively pleasing, based on pretense; also relating to a prostitute, as in a meretricious relationship. “She is charming,” thought Eugène, more and more in lo...

meticulous - vocabulary

adjectiveTaking extreme care with minute details; precise; thorough. Moreover, in his tremendous prophecy of this kingdom which was to make all men one together in God, Jesus had small patience for the...

mettle - vocabulary

nounCourage or fortitude; also temperament or disposition, as in a woman of fine mettle. In truth, the Geats’ prince gladly trusted his mettle, his might, the mercy of God! Cast of...

microcosm - vocabulary

nounA small representative system analogous to the larger system. Thus one can see in the Negro church to-day, reproduced in microcosm, all that great world from which the Negro is cut off ...

mien - vocabulary

nounAir, demeanor, or bearing, which shows feeling or character. My Lord advances with majestic mien, Smit with the mighty pleasure to be seen.—Alexander Pope Moral Es...

might - correct spelling

might - auxiliary verb and noun  Example: He might win. He mi...

militate, mitigate - vocabulary

verbMilitate: to influence strongly. The word militate is intransitive and is usually accompanied by the preposit...

millennium - correct spelling

millennium - noun  Not millenium.Example: In the late 1990s, everyone made plans to celebrate the next millennium....

million - correct spelling

million - adjective and noun  Example: He won a million dollars in the golf tournament. adjectiv...

millionaire - correct spelling

millionaire - noun  Example: The millionaire donated money to save the old house....

miniature - correct spelling

miniature - noun and adjective  Example: He bought a miniature of the Washington Monument. noun...

minimum - correct spelling

minimum - noun and adjective  Example: We will reduce our risks to a  minimum. noun...

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