Part 1.

maul
injure badly
maxim
a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
meander
move or cause to move in a winding or curving course
mendicant
a pauper who lives by begging
mercurial
liable to sudden unpredictable change
merit
any admirable or beneficial attribute

 

Part 2.

mettle
the courage to carry on
microcosm
a miniature model of something
mien
a person's appearance, manner, or demeanor
mincing
affectedly dainty or refined
minute
infinitely or immeasurably small
misanthrope
someone who dislikes people in general

 

Part 3.

miserly
characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
mite
a slight but appreciable amount
mode
how something is done or how it happens
modest
not large but sufficient in size or amount
modicum
a small or moderate or token amount
monetary
relating to or involving money

 

Part 4.

moot
of no legal significance, as having been previously decided
morbid
suggesting the horror of death and decay
mordant
harshly ironic or sinister
moribund
not growing or changing; without force or vitality
mortify
cause to feel shame
mote
a tiny piece of anything

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2020-04-17