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miracle
An extrodinary event that is beyond human power, brought upon by God
minimum
the smallest possible quantity
magnificent
Grand or majestic in appearance, quality, or action.
loudspeaker
electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
luckily
by good fortune
luggage
a case used to carry belongings when traveling
minority groups
a group in a country that is fewer in number than the majority and differs from them in some way *there may be many different minority groups in a country
mannequin
a life-size dummy used to display clothes
memorable
worthy of remembering
manifest destiny
a policy of imperialism rationalized as inevitable (as if granted by God)
matinee
An entertainment (especially theatrical) held in the daytime.
manacle
shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist
momentum
an impelling force or strength
luminous
softly bright or radiant
luscious
Rich, sweet, and delicious.
maraca
a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
mattress
a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed
mosque
(Islam) a Muslim place of worship
machete
heavy knife used as a tool for cutting plants
longhorn
one of a breed of cattle having very long horns
merchandise
commodities offered for sale
mannerism
a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
metropolis
A chief city, either the capital or the largest or most important city of a state.
major
of greater importance or stature or rank
loyal
faithful, true
moisten
make moist
listening
the act of hearing attentively
marsupial
mammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
loquacious
full of trivial conversation
maneuver
an action aimed at evading an opponent
mixture
a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
marimba
a percussion instrument with wooden bars tuned to produce a chromatic scale and with resonators
literature
published writings in a particular style on a particular subject
mediocre
average, ordinary, undistinguished
looms
appear very large or occupy a commanding position
materialism
a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
megalopolis
a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
metaphor
A figure of speech in which one object is likened to another, by speaking as if the other.
mathematics
a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
melanin
insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
melancholy
a feeling of thoughtful sadness
magnet
(physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
Louisiana Purchase
territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
metabolism
the process by which your body gets energy from food
monstrous
Causing shock; horrible; wicked. Extremely large.
magnate
a very wealthy or powerful businessman
maintenance
activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
maybe
by chance
mole
a small congenital pigmented spot on the skin
mosaic
art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
marvellous
extraordinarily good
marathon
Contest that involves endurance
limousine
a large automobile driven by a chauffeur, who is usually separated from passengers by a glass window
memento
something that serves as a reminder
millennium
a span of 1000 years
mileage
distance measured in miles
miscellaneous
consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds (even to the point of incongruity)
manipulate
control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
marmalade
a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
lightening
changing to a lighter color
minutemen
Men ready to fight at minute's notice
manipulative
skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage
measure
determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
manicure
professional care for the hands and fingernails
mosquitoes
A blood-sucking insect that can transmit some diseases.
lichen
organism made up of a fungus and a green algae or a cyanobacterium
microphone
n. An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.
metronome
clicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music
moisture
Water in the air that often turns into rain or snow.
license
a legal document giving official permission to do something
mischievous
naughtily or annoyingly playful
manuscript
the form of a literary work submitted for publication
minutia
a small or minor detail
mah-jong
Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles
manageable
easy to handle or use or manage
mortgage
A conditional transfer or pledge of real estate as security for the payment of a debt. Also, the document creating a mortgage lien.
mirage
unreal reflection; optical illusion
life jacket
life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
microwave
tiny electromagnetic wave
macramé
a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting
manufacture
the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
memoranda
a written proposal or reminder
maximum
the largest possible quantity
moccasin
A foot-covering made of soft leather or buckskin.
liquor
Any alcoholic or intoxicating liquid.
lightning
the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash)
management
the act of organizing something

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