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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

Misapprehend: To misunderstand.

Misapprehension: misunderstanding error
Example: [to avoid misapprehension, I am going to ask all of you to repeat the instructions]

Misapprehension ; Wrong Idea; Misconception; Misunderstanding; Mistake; False Impression:
“Then, ” said the soldier drily, “I am afraid you were under a misapprehension.” The deed was executed by her under the misapprehension that her title to the fund was in danger.

Misappropriation:
use dishonestly
Example: [He was charged with forgery, embezzlement and misappropriation of union funds]

Misbehave:
To behave ill.

Misbehavior:
Ill or improper behavior.

Miscarry:
abort
Example: [Sadly, she miscarried eight weeks into the pregnancy]

Miscegenation:
intermarriage between races
Example: [there were laws against miscegenation]

Miscellany:
mixture of items
Example: [fascinating miscellany]

Mischance:
misfortune bad luck
Example: [an unfortunate mischance]

Mischievous:
playful, naughty, harmful, annoying, wicked
Example: [The mischievous, daredevil expression of her face when awake was softened in her sleep]

Miscount:
To make a mistake in counting.

Miscreant:
one who behaves criminally
Example: [We need tougher penalties to discourage miscreants]

Misdeed:
offense, crime, misdemeanor
Example: [He then took up the Penal Code, and found the article referring to the misdeed of which he was accused]

Misdemeanor:
Evil conduct small crime.

Misdemeanor (Misdemeanour):
small crime
Example: [children were beaten for some minor misdemeanor]

Miser:
A person given to saving and hoarding unduly.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Miserly: mean stingy
Example: [a miserly person]

Misgiving:
doubt
Example: [misgivings about the new policy]

Mishap:
Misfortune
Example: [The parade was very well organized and passed without mishap]

Misinterpret:
inculpable, misconstrue, misapprehend, misconceive, confuse
Example: [You cannot misinterpret me; I don’t want Sue to be hurt, and I do not want you to be capable of hurting her]

Mislay:
To misplace.

Mismanage:
To manage badly improperly or unskillfully.

Misnomer:
wrongly named
Example: [It’s something of a misnomer]

Misogamy:
Hatred of marriage

Misogynist:
a person hating women

Misogyny:
Hatred of women.

Misplace:
To put into a wrong place.

Misrepresent:
To give a wrong impression.

Misrule:
mishandling, mismanagement, disorder, lawlessness, anarchy
Example: [About six weeks of his misrule were all the independent colonists could stand]

Missal:
The book containing the service for the celebration of mass.

Missile:
a flying weapon
Example: [a missile launcher]

Missive:
letter or note
Example: [a ten-page missive]

Mistrust:
To regard with suspicion or jealousy.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Misty: foggy, full of fog or mist, steamy
Example: [The misty curtain lifted and the clouds seemed to part in the sky]

Misunderstand:
To Take in a wrong sense.

Misuse:
To maltreat.

Mite:
A very small amount
Example: [I couldn’t eat another mite]

Miter:
The junction of two bodies at an equally divided angle.

Mitigate:
lessen the severity
Example: [to mitigate the risk]

Mnemonic:
related to memory
Example: [Not only is there this general deficiency in mnemonic representation, there are special deficiencies due to the fact of oblivescence]

Mnemonics:
that which aids the memory
Example: [mnemonics help you remember better]

Moat:
a deep, wide ditch filled with water, made as a defense round a castle, channel
Example: [It’s all very well your saying that a man escaped by wading this moat, but what I ask you is, how did he ever get into the house at all if the bridge was up?]

Mobile:
not fixed movable
Example: [mobile phone]

Mobilize:
assemble for action
Example: [to mobilize voter support]

Mobocracy:
rule by mob

Moccasin:
a slipper or shoe made of soft leather
Example: [His lower limbs were protected by buckskin leggings, and his feet by the ordinary Indian moccasins]

Mockery:
contempt, ridicule, parody, derision, humiliation
Example: [There is nothing laughable about making a mockery of speech impairment]

Mode:
prevailing style
Example: [mode of payment]

Moderation:
Temperance.
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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