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morose
  • s  showing a brooding ill humor
    a morose and unsociable manner
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morphologic
  • a  relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological differences
  • a  relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
  • a  pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    morphological features of granite
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morphological
  • a  relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
  • a  pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    morphological features of granite
  • a  relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological differences
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mortal
  • n  a human being
  • a  subject to death
    mortal beings
  • s  involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death
  • s  unrelenting and deadly
    mortal enemy
  • s  causing or capable of causing death
    mortal combat
    a mortal illness
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mortgaged
  • v  put up as security or collateral
  • s  burdened with legal or financial obligations
    his house, his business, indeed, his whole life was heavily mortgaged
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mortified
  • v  practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  • v  hold within limits and control
  • v  cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
  • v  undergo necrosis
  • s  suffering from tissue death
  • s  made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
    felt mortified by the comparison with her sister
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mortifying
  • v  practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  • v  hold within limits and control
  • v  cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
  • v  undergo necrosis
  • s  causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    it was mortifying to know he had heard every word
  • s  causing awareness of your shortcomings
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mortuary
  • n  a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of death
  • a  of or relating to a funeral
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mosaic
  • n  art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  • n  viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves
  • n  a freeware browser
  • n  a pattern resembling a mosaic
  • n  transducer formed by the light-sensitive surface on a television camera tube
  • n  arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture
  • a  of or relating to Moses or the laws and writings attributed to him
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moslem
  • n  a believer in or follower of Islam
  • a  of or relating to or supporting Islamism
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moss-grown
  • s  overgrown with moss
  • s  (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    moss-grown ideas about family life
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mossy
  • s  overgrown with moss
  • s  (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
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most
  • a  (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number
    who has the most apples?
    most people like eggs
    most fishes have fins
  • a  the superlative of `much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree
    made the most money he could
    what attracts the most attention?
    made the most of a bad deal
  • r  used to form the superlative
    the king cobra is the most dangerous snake
  • r  very
    a most welcome relief
  • r  (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
    we're almost finished
    most everyone agrees
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most-favored-nation
  • a  of or relating to a commercial treaty where two nations agree to accord each other the same favorable terms that would be offered in treaties with any other nation
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most-valuable
  • s  designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport
    the most-valuable player award
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moth-eaten
  • s  showing signs of wear and tear
  • s  worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths
    moth-eaten blankets
  • s  lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    moth-eaten theories about race
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