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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

Mettle: capacity for bravery courage
Example: [The Indian athletes proved their mettle in the final round]

Mettlesome: Having courage or spirit.

Mews:
group of stables built around a courtyard
Example: [let’s visit the mews to inspect the newly purchased horse]

Miasma:
toxin
Example: [A miasma of pollution]

Microcosm:
The world on a small scale
Example: [a microcosm of the society]

Micrometer:
An instrument for measuring very small angles or dimensions.

Microphone:
An apparatus for magnifying faint sounds.

Microscope:
An instrument for assisting the eye in the vision of minute objects or features of objects.

Microscopic:
Adapted to or characterized by minute observation.

Microscopy:
The art of examing objects with the microscope.

Midsummer:
The middle of the summer.

Midwife:
A woman who makes a business of assisting at childbirth.

Mien:
demeanor appearance
Example: [His aristocratic mien and smart clothes singled him out]

Migrant:
Wandering
Example: [migrant workers]

Migrate:
travel
Example: [Many Indians migrate to America]

Migratory:
Wandering from place to place with the seasons
Example: [migratory birds]

Mileage:
usefulness, distance in miles, advantage, benefit
Example: [Hertz Ski rates include unlimited mileage when you reserve as little as 3 days in advance]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Milieu: environment
Example: [the social and cultural milieu]

Militant:
combative
Example: [a militant group]

Militarism:
A policy of maintaining great standing armies.

Militate:
work against
Example: [The slowness of the judicial system militates against justice for the individual]

Militia:
reserves, paramilitaries, reserve army of physically fit civilians, which is available for emergency service, citizen army
Example: [Generals and other high officers of the militia took part in it]

Milk:
extract
Example: [The directors milked the company of several million dollars]

Milky Way:
The galaxy.

Millennium:
one thousand years
Example: [How did you celebrate the Millennium]

Millet:
cereal grass, cereal grain, food grain
Example: [Meat they hardly touch; rice, maize, curcur, millet and cassava are their ordinary food]

Millinery:
woman’s hat, hat shop
Example: [a trimmer of men’s hats who worked in a millinery shop]

Mimic:
To imitate the speech or actions of.

Mimicry:
imitation
Example: [she was mimicking the various people in our office]

Minaret:
slender tower attached to a mosque

Minatory:
threatening
Example: [all abusive or minatory letters]

Mince:
moderate chop
Example: [not mince your words]

Mincing:
affectedly dainty
Example: [walk across the stage with mincing steps]

Miniature:
small, mini, small-scale, tiny, minuscule representation
Example: [a miniature replica]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Minimize: To reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree.

Minion:
subordinate
Example: [He sent one of his minions to do something about it]

Ministration:
Any religious ceremonial.

Ministry:
A service.

Minority:
The smaller in number of two portions into which a number or a group is divided.

Minuscule:
small
Example: [two minuscule pieces of toast]

Minute:
very small
Example: [a minute quantity]

Minutia:
insignificant matters, minor details, trivia
Example: [His desk is clear of all litter and minutia]

Minutiae:
trivia
Example: [the minutiae of the report]

Mirage:
illusion
Example: [For her, victory was just a distant mirage]

Mire:
marsh
Example: [the mire of civil way]

Mirth:
laughter jollity
Example: [Her jokes were a source of considerable mirth]

Misadventure:
An unlucky accident
Example: [death by misadventure]

Misanthrope:
hater of mankind
Example: [I’d always thought I was a misanthrope, but maybe I’m just an introvert instead]

Misanthropic:
distrustful, cynical, antisocial, ill-natured, man-hating
Example: [Having killed a man for every voyage, and perhaps rendered more misanthropic by the infirmities that come with years upon a ship, she had made up her mind to kill all hands at once before leaving the scene of her exploits. This kind of conversation, in which he only mingled by bitter words and misanthropic remarks, was very disagreeable to him. She is so misanthropic that she takes every opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings]

Misanthropy:
Hatred of mankind.
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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