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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

Melancholy: gloomy reflective
Example: [a melancholy piece of music]

Melange: a mixture of different elements
Example: [an interesting mélange of ideas]

Melee:
riot
Example: [We lost sight of each other in the melee]

Meliorate:
To make better or improve as in quality or social or physical condition.

Meliorate (Another Term For:
make better, ameliorate ): improve, upgrade, help, amend
Example: [Kindness never fails to soften and meliorate his feelings, and harshness, injury, and contempt to harden and blunt them. They refine the mind, they elevate views, they meliorate passions and keep alive affections]

Mellifluous:
sweet sounding
Example: [a deep mellifluous voice]

Melodious:
having a pleasing melody
Example: [a melodious voice]

Melodrama:
sensationalized drama, stage show, sentimental play, tragedy, dramatic work
Example: [There is nothing of melodrama, nothing inconsequent, nothing exaggerated]

Memento:
A souvenir
Example: [a memento of our holiday]

Memoir:
autobiography
Example: [She has written a memoir]

Memorabilia:
things worth remembering
Example: [Cricket memorabilia]

Memorable:
Noteworthy.

Memorandum:
note
Example: [memorandum of understanding]

Memorialize (Memorialise):
commemorate
Example: [let us memorialize his great contribution]

Menace:
danger, threat, hazard, peril
Example: [the growing menace of drug abuse]

Menagerie:
A collection of wild animals especially when kept for exhibition.

Mendacious:
Untrue
Example: [Some of these statements are misleading and some downright mendacious]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Mendicant: beggar
Example: [mendicants and peddlers]

Menial:
degrading humble
Example: [a menial job]

Mentality:
mental capacity, brainpower, frame of mind, mindset, way of thinking
Example: [It denotes weakness, not so much of the stomach as of the mentality, the will, the character]

Mentor:
wise adviser teacher
Example: [the child found a new mentor to excel him at cricket]

Mercantile:
commercial
Example: [mercantile system of accounting]

Mercenary:
venal calculating
Example: [mercenary motives]

Merchant:
dealer, commercial, wholesaler, trader, retailer
Example: [a merchant who possessed great wealth and merchandise]

Merciful:
Disposed to pity and forgive
Example: [a merciful ruler]

Merciless:
Cruel.

Mercurial:
volatile, changeable, quick
Example: [a mercurial temperament]

Meretricious:
Alluring by false or gaudy show
Example: [meretricious and superficial]

Merger:
fusion, integration, the joining together of two or more commercial companies, union, amalgamation, combination
Example: [Under the terms of the merger agreement, each share of common stock of the new entity will be exchanged for a share exchange ratio of 0]

Mesa:
high flat topped hill

Mesmerize:
To hypnotize
Example: [I was completely mesmerized by the performance]

Messieurs:
pl. Gentlemen.

Metal:
An element that forms a base by combining with oxygen is usually hard heavy and lustrous.

Metallurgical:
related to the art of removing metals from ores
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Metallurgy: The art or science of extracting a metal from ores as by smelting.

Metamorphosis:
a change in form
Example: [metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly]

Metaphor:
figure of speech comparing two different things
Example: [In that sense we use the metaphor of the bar code, it’s a unique identifier for each species]

Metaphysical:
Philosophical
Example: [metaphysical questions]

Metaphysician:
One skilled in metaphysics.

Metaphysics:
The principles of philosophy as applied to explain the methods of any particular science.

Mete:
distribute
Example: [In India, teachers regularly mete out physical punishment to the students]

Metempsychosis:
Transition of the soul of a human being at death into another body whether human or beast.

Meteoric:
swift
Example: [a meteoric rise to fame]

Methodical:
careful systematic
Example: [a very methodical person]

Meticulous:
precise extremely careful
Example: [meticulous preparation]

Metonymy:
A figure of speech that consists in the naming of a thing by one of its attributes.

Metric:
Relating to measurement.

Metronome:
time keeping device used in music

Metropolis:
a big city
Example: [a sprawling metropolis]

Metropolitan:
referring to a very large city
Example: [The large metropolitan areas tend to attract in-migrants from other states]
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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