Word power for competitive exams Word power (m1)

  • Meander(V) : to wander aimlessly  Having nothing to do the children meandered through the fields.
  • Meddle(V): interfere Don’t meddle with my affairs
  • Mediocre(Adj) : ordinary , common place, neither good nor bad  He is neither intelligent nor dull but a mediocre student.
  • Melancholic(Adj): gloomy, sad, depressed  The melancholic lover jumped into a river and ended his life.
  • Meek(Adj): mild, humble gentle , kind  She is a meek as a lamb.
  • Mellifluous(Adj): sweetly or smoothly flowing. Melodious   Telugu is a mellifluous languages
  • Mendacious(Adj) : lying , habitually dishonest, untruthful He is so mendacious that nobody never believes him.
  • Menial(Adj): mean, suitable for servants, lowly  She did menial job  to bring up her  children
  • Menace(N): danger, threat  Terrorism is menace to our country.
  • Merge(N): combine, incorporate The two companies merged together to form a new big company.
  • Meticulous(Adj): extremely careful   He always does his job meticulously.
  • Mettle(N) : courage, spirit, the ability and determination to do something carefully in spite f the difficulties. He could prove his mettle by winning the state first rank in ICET
  • Myriad(N) : very large number  Now the IT professionals are flooded with myriad job opportunities.
  • Mutilate(V): maim, damage somebody’s body very severely His body had totally mutilated in the accident.
  • Muster(V): gather, assemble, summon He mustered all  his courage to express his love to her.
  • Murky(Adj) : dark and gloomy, vague The sky becomes murky before raining
  • Munificent(Adj): very generous The munificent  patron donated all his money to the charitable  trust.
  • Mundane(Adj) : not interesting or exciting, boring Initially found my job pretty mundane, later I found it was very  interesting
  • Muddle(V) : confuse, mix-up, to put things in the wrong order  Don’t do that you are muddling my papers.
  • Mortify(V): humiliate, to make somebody feel very ashamed or embarrassed She was mortified to realize that he had heard every word she  said.
  • Morose(Adj); ill-humored, unhappy She just sat there looking morose.
  • Moribund(Adj): dying , declining  The doctors declared him that he was a moribund patient.
  • Morbid(Adj): having or expressing a strong interes  t  in sad or unpleasant things. His head was full  of morbid thoughts
  • Monumental(Adj): massive, great   We have  a monumental task ahead of us.
  • Momentum(Adj): quality of a motion of a moving body, impetus  The car lost momentum as it ried to ascend the steep hill.
  • Mollycoddle(V): pamper, indulge excessively If you mollycoddle your children, you will spoil them.
  • Mollify(V) : soothe, placate    He attempted to mollify her anger.
  • Mock(V): ridicule, imitate Don’t mock at his pronunciation.
  • Mitigate(V): appease, moderate, alleviate, to make something less harmful or Serious.
  • The unemployment problem can be mitigated by introducing self-
  •   Employment courses.
  • Misanthrope(N): one who hates man kind He refused to get married due to his misogamist attitude.
  • Misconstrue(V): interpret incorrectly, misjudge He deliberately misconstrued everything I said
  • Miscreant(V) : villain, one who has done something wrong or illegal   All the political miscreants should be debarred from contenting in the elections.
  • Misgivings(N): doubts  She decided to go despite her misgivings.
  • Misogynist(N): one who hates woman He hasn’t been married due to his misogynistic attitude towards women.
  • Misadventure(N): mischance, ill-luck   The young explorer  met death by misadventure.
  • Misapprehension(N): error, misunderstanding To avoid misapprehension I am going to ask all of you to repeat the instruction I have given.
  • Mirth(N): merriment, laughter, happiness fun and laughter.  The performance produced much mirth among the audience.
  • Minute(Adj) : extremely small  She remembered everything in minute details.
  • Myth(N) : a legend or false story, wrong notion belief Contrary to popular myth woman are not better drivers than men.
  • Mystify(V): to make somebody confused because they don’t understand , baffle  They were totally mystified by the girl’s disappearance.
  • Muse(V) : lose oneself musing on the events of the day.  I sat quietly, musing on the events of the day.
  • Mumble(V) : to speak or read incorrectly to speak something in a quiet voice in  a way that is not clear, mutter.  Don’t mumble speak loudly and clearly.

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