Found 111 articles starting with M:

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...

minuscule - correct spelling

minuscule - adjective  Note: The word derives from the Latin minus meaning “less.” In much writing, you’ll find it spelled miniscule, probably because of the prefix ...

minutes - correct spelling

minutes - noun  Example: She always watches 60 Minutes.Example: The secretary read the ...

minutia - correct spelling

minutia - noun (plural minutiae)  Note: Most people use the word to mean “small details.” They should therefore opt for the plural minutiae...

miracle - correct spelling

miracle - noun  Example: Her recovery was a miracle that baffled the doctors....

misanthropic - vocabulary

adjectiveCharacterized by a mistrustful scorn or hatred of humankind; having a sneering disbelief in humankind.Note: The noun misanthrope (a person) is a hater of ...

miscellaneous - correct spelling

miscellaneous - adjective  Example: He read a collection of miscellaneous articles....

mischief - correct spelling

mischief - noun  Example: The destruction of the church was the mischief of vandals....

Mischievious vs. Mischievous

Some people are always causing trouble. Sometimes, the person might just be accident-prone. We might call su...

mischievous - correct spelling

mischievous - adjective  Not mischievious.Example: The children played some ...

misnomer - vocabulary

nounA name wrongly or mistakenly applied; an inappropriate or misapplied designation or name. Cat-nap is a short nap taken while sitting; cat-ladder a kind of ladder used on sloping roofs of houses; cat-ste...

misogyny - correct spelling

misogyny - noun  Example: The patriarchal religion centered around a curious brand of misogyny....

missile - correct spelling

missile - noun  Example: He pretended his pencil was a nuclear missile....

missive - vocabulary

nounA message in writing; a letter. George read one sentence in this letter several times. Then he dropped the missive in his wastebasket to join the clipping, and strolled down the corrido...

misspell - correct spelling

misspell - verb  Not mispell.When the last letter of a prefix (mis) matches the first letter of the root word (spell), you do not drop either the last letter of the prefix or the fir...

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