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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Marvel: phenomenon, genius, be amazed, wonder, be impressed
Example: [The wedding-dress was a marvel of her own lovely embroidery. One day our posterity will marvel at our ignorance of causes so clear to them]

Masochist: one who enjoys pain
Example: [I say you need to be a masochist to run marathons]

Masonry:
The art or work of constructing as buildings walls etc. with regularly arranged stones.

Masquerade:
A social party composed of persons masked and costumed so as to be disguised.

Massacre:
genocide, extermination, annihilate, mass murder, slaughter
Example: [Did this mean war, or what was more likely a massacre We lost our parents in the massacre]

Massive:
Of considerable bulk and weight.

Masterpiece:
A superior production.

Mastery:
The attainment of superior skill.

Masticate:
chew
Example: [cows masticate]

Material:
That of which anything is composed or may be constructed.

Materialism:
preoccupation with physical comforts
Example: [we are becoming a self-centered society, preoccupied with materialism]

Materialize:
To take perceptible or substantial form.

Maternal:
motherly
Example: [maternal uncle]

Maternity:
motherhood
Example: [maternity leave]

Matinee:
An entertainment (especially theatrical) held in the daytime.

Matriarch:
matron
Example: [the matriarch ruled her gypsy tribe]

Matricide:
The killing of one’s mother
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Matriculate: to enroll as a member of a college

Matrimony:
marriage, union, spousal relationship, wedlock
Example: [It is supposed, however, that he was crossed in love in his youth and on that account abandoned all thoughts of matrimony]

Matrix:
array mold or die
Example: [the cast around the matrix was cracked]

Matter Of Fact:
Something that has actual and undeniable existence or reality.

Maturity:
adulthood, full development, responsibility, completed growth, due date, the time when an obligation must be paid
Example: [to reach physical maturity]

Maudlin:
sentimental weepy
Example: [I don’t like such maudlin pictures]

Maul:
rough up
Example: [A small boy had been mauled by the neighbor’s dog]

Maunder:
talk incoherently
Example: [to maunder and garble words]

Mausoleum:
tomb
Example: [Taj Mahal is a mausoleum]

Mauve:
pale purple
Example: [mauve tint]

Maverick:
a person who resists adherence to a group
Example: [a political maverick]

Mawkish:
sickeningly sentimental
Example: [The film lapses into mawkish sentimentality near the end]

Maxim:
A principle accepted as true

Mayhem:
mutilation
Example: [it was complete mayhem]

Maze:
network, labyrinth, something jumbled, mess, baffle
Example: [a puzzling maze]

Mead:
A meadow.

Meager:
scanty.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Meager (Meagre): scanty
Example: [a meager salary]

Mealy-Mouthed:
Afraid to express facts or opinions plainly.

Meander:
to wander aimlessly without direction
Example: [The film meanders along with no particular story line]

Mechanics:
system, technicalities, the branch of physics concerned with the movement of bodies and forces, procedure, the technical details of doing something
Example: [the mechanics of watches and clocks]

Medallion:
A large medal.

Meddlesome:
Interfering
Example: [meddlesome mother-in-law]

Medial:
Of or pertaining to the middle.

Mediate:
negotiate as an agent between parties
Example: [mediate between the two sides]

Medicine:
A substance possessing or reputed to possess curative or remedial properties.

Medieval:
relating to the middle ages
Example: [a medieval building]

Mediocre:
average
Example: [a mediocre school]

Meditation:
to pay attention to one thing or religious reasons or relaxation
Example: [prayer and meditation]

Medium:
mediocre, average, way of doing something, means of expression, surrounding environment
Example: [of medium weight/of medium build]

Medley:
mixture
Example: [a medley of popular tunes]

Meek:
submissive, modest, humble, gentle, timid
Example: [meek sheep]

Megalomania:
mental state with delusions of wealth and power
Example: [Hitler suffered from megalomania]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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