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mi |ˈmiː| — destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
miaou |miːˈaʊ| — the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
miaow |mɪˈaʊ| — the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
miasm |ˈmaɪaz(ə)m| — an unwholesome atmosphere
miasma |mɪˈæzmə| — an unwholesome atmosphere
miasmal — filled with vapor
miasmata |mɪˈæzmətə| — Irregular plural form of miasma
miasmatic |ˌmaɪæzˈmætɪk| — reeking, oppressing, having the nature of a miasma
mica |ˈmaɪkə| — any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
micaceous |maɪˈkeɪʃəs| — hydrous silicates of or relating to or resembling mica
mice |maɪs| — Plural form of mouse
micella |maɪˈselə| — (obsolete, biology) A supposed submicroscopic particle that formed part of a biological organism
micelle |mɪˈsel| — an electrically charged particle built up from polymeric molecules or ions and occurring in certain colloidal electrolytic solutions like soaps and detergents
Michaelmas |ˈmɪklməs| — honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
mickey |ˈmɪkɪ| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
micro |ˈmaɪkrəʊ| — extremely small in scale or scope or capability
microbe |ˈmaɪkrəʊb| — a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
microbial |maɪˈkrəʊbɪəl| — of or involving or caused by or being microbes
microbiological |ˌmaɪkrəʊˌbaɪəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl| — Of or pertaining to microbiology
microbiologist |ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɑːlədʒɪst| — a specialist in microbiology
microbiology |ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
microcephaly |ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsefəliː| — an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
microchip |ˈmaɪkrəʊtʃɪp| — electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
microcircuit |ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsərkət| — a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component
microclimate |ˈmaɪkrəʊklaɪmət| — A small, local region having a unique pattern of weather or weather effects that differ from the local climate.
microcomputer |ˈmaɪkrəʊkəmpjuːtər| — a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
microcopy |ˈmaɪkrəˌkɑːpiː| — photocopy printed or other graphic matter so that it is reduced in size
microcosm |ˈmaɪkrəʊkɑːzəm| — a miniature model of something
microdot |ˈmaɪkrəʊdɑːt| — photograph reduced to the size of a dot (usually for purposes of security)
microelectronics |ˌmaɪkrəʊɪˌlekˈtrɑːnɪks| — the branch of electronics that deals with miniature components
microelement |ˈmaɪkrəʊˌeləmənt| — trace element
microfilm |ˈmaɪkrəʊfɪlm| — film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size; useful for storage; a magnification system is used to read the material
microfilming |ˈmaɪkrəfɪlmɪŋ| — Present participle of microfilm.
microgram |ˈmaɪkrəʊɡræm| — one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram
micrograph |ˈmaɪkrəʊɡræf| — An image such as a photograph that presents the microscopic at a macroscopic scale.
micrography |ˌmaɪˈkrɑːɡrəfɪ| — The description of microscopic objects.
microhm |ˈmaɪˌkrəʊm| — Alternative spelling of micro-ohm.
micrometer |maɪkrɑːmɪtər| — a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
micromotor |ˈmaɪkrəʊˈməʊtə| — A microscopic motor
micron |ˈmaɪkrɑːn| — a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
microorganism |ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɔːrɡənɪzəm| — any organism of microscopic size
microphone |ˈmaɪkrəfəʊn| — device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
microphotograph |maɪkrə(ʊ)ˈfəʊtəɡrɑːf| — A photograph so reduced in size that it must be viewed through a lens or a microscope.
microphyte |ˈmaɪkrəˌfaɪt| — (biology) Any microscopic plant or alga
microprocessor |ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsesər| — integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
microreader |maɪkrɔːriːdər| — Any device used to read microfilm or microfiche
microscope |ˈmaɪkrəskəʊp| — magnifier of the image of small objects
microscopic |ˌmaɪkrəˈskɑːpɪk| — visible under a microscope; using a microscope
microscopical |ˌmaɪkrəˈskɑːpɪkəl| — visible under a microscope; using a microscope
microscopy |maɪˈkrɑːskəpɪ| — research with the use of microscopes
microsecond |ˈmaɪkrəʊsekənd| — one millionth (10^-6) of a second; one thousandth of a millisecond
microtome |ˈmaɪkrəˌtəʊm| — scientific instrument that cuts thin slices of something for microscopic examination
microtomy |maɪˈkrɒtəmɪ| — The preparation of very thin slices of animal or plant tissue by means of a microtome.
microvolt |ˈmaɪkrəˌvəʊlt| — a unit of potential equal to one millionth of a volt
microwatt |ˈmaɪkrəʊˌwɑːt| — One millionth (10-6) of a watt, abbreviated as ÂµW.
microwave |ˈmaɪkrəweɪv| — a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data
microwaveable |ˈmaɪkrəweɪvəbəl| — Alternative spelling of microwavable.
microwaves |ˈmaɪkrəweɪvz| — plural form of microwave
micturate |ˈmɪktʃəreɪt| — eliminate urine
micturition |ˌmɪktʃəˈrɪʃən| — the discharge of urine
mid |mɪd| — used in combination to denote the middle
mid-size |ˈmɪdˌsaɪz| — Alternative spelling of mid-size.
midday |ˌmɪdˈdeɪ| — the middle of the day
midden |ˈmɪdn| — (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
middle |ˈmɪdl| — an area that is approximately central within some larger region
middle-aged |ˌmɪdəl ˈeɪdʒd| — being roughly between 45 and 65 years old
middle-class |ˈˌmɪdl ˈklas| — occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
middle-level — intermediate in rank or position
middle-of-the-road |ˌmɪdəl əv ðə ˈrəʊd| — supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative
middle-of-the-roader |ˈmɪdləvðəˈrəʊdə| — Alternative spelling of middleoftheroader.
middle-school — (education) A school which crosses the traditional divide between primary school and secondary school
middle-sized |ˈmɪdlˈsaɪzd| — Of a medium size
middlebrow |ˈmɪdlbraʊ| — someone who is neither a highbrow nor a lowbrow
middleman |ˈmɪdlmæn| — someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
middlemost |ˈmɪdəlˌməʊst| — being in the exact middle
middleweight |ˈmɪdlweɪt| — an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
middling |ˈmɪdlɪŋ| — any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)
middlings |ˈmɪdəlɪŋz| — (cooking) Low grade or coarse flour; coarse wheat mixed with bran.
middy |ˈmɪdɪ| — blouse with a sailor collar
midge |mɪdʒ| — minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; appear in dancing swarms especially near water
midget |ˈmɪdʒɪt| — a person who is markedly small
midland |ˈmɪdlənd| — a town in west central Texas
midlife |mɪdˈlaɪf| — Occurring in the middle point of one's life, about aged 40.
midline |ˈmɪdˌlaɪn| — the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)
midmost |ˈmɪdməʊst| — the middle or central part or point
midnight |ˈmɪdnaɪt| — 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
midpoint |ˈmɪdpɔɪnt| — a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
midrib |ˈmɪdˌrɪb| — the vein in the center of a leaf
midriff |ˈmɪdrɪf| — the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
midsection |ˈmɪdˌsekʃən| — the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
midship |ˈmɪdˌʃɪp| — Pertaining to the middle of a ship or a boat.
midshipman |ˈmɪdʃɪpmən| — a temporary rank held by young naval officers in training
midships |ˈmɪdʃɪps| — at or near or toward the center of a ship
midst |mɪdst| — the location of something surrounded by other things
midstream |ˌmɪdˈstriːm| — the middle of a stream
midsummer |ˌmɪdˈsʌmər| — June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
midterm |ˌmɪdˈtɜːrm| — the middle of the gestation period
midway |ˌmɪdˈweɪ| — the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
midweek |ˌmɪdˈwiːk| — the fourth day of the week; the third working day
midwest |mɪdˈwest| — the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
midwestern |ˌmɪdˈwestərn| — of a region of the United States generally including Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; and sometimes Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota
midwife |ˈmɪdwaɪf| — a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
midwifery |ˌmɪdˈwɪfərɪ| — the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
midwinter |ˌmɪdˈwɪntər| — the middle of winter
midyear |ˈmɪˌdjɪr| — (uncountable) The middle part of a year
mien |miːn| — dignified manner or conduct
miff |mɪf| — a state of irritation or annoyance
might |maɪt| — physical strength
might-have-been |ˈmaɪtəvˌbɪn| — an event that could have occurred but never did
mightily |ˈmaɪtɪlɪ| — powerfully or vigorously
mightiness |ˈmaɪtɪnəs| — physical strength
mighty |ˈmaɪtɪ| — (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
mignonette |mɪnjəˈnet| — Mediterranean woody annual widely cultivated for its dense terminal spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white flowers having an intense spicy fragrance
migraine |ˈmaɪɡreɪn| — a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
migrant |ˈmaɪɡrənt| — traveler who moves from one region or country to another
migrate |ˈmaɪɡreɪt| — move from one country or region to another and settle there
migration |maɪˈɡreɪʃn| — the movement of persons from one country or locality to another
migratory |ˈmaɪɡrətɔːrɪ| — habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work
mikado |mɪˈkɑːdəʊ| — the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno
mike |maɪk| — device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
mil |mɪl| — a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound
milady |mɪˈleɪdɪ| — an English noblewoman
milage |ˈmaɪlɪdʒ| — distance measured in miles
Milanese |ˌmɪləˈniːz| — a native or inhabitant of Milan
milch |ˈmɪltʃ| — giving milk; bred or suitable primarily for milk production
mild |maɪld| — humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
mildew |ˈmɪlduː| — the process of becoming mildewed
mildewed |ˈmɪldjuːd| — simple past tense and past participle of mildew
mildewy |ˈmɪldjuːɪ| — Of, pertaining to, or affected with mildew
mildly |ˈmaɪldlɪ| — to a moderate degree
mildness |ˈmaɪldnəs| — good weather with comfortable temperatures
mile |maɪl| — a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
mileage |ˈmaɪlɪdʒ| — distance measured in miles
milepost |ˈmaɪlpəʊst| — stone post at side of a road to show distances
miles |ˈmaɪlz| — plural form of mile
milestone |ˈmaɪlstəʊn| — stone post at side of a road to show distances
milfoil |ˈmɪlfɔɪl| — ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America
milieu |miːˈljɜː| — the environmental condition
militancy |ˈmɪlɪtənsɪ| — a militant aggressiveness
militant |ˈmɪlɪtənt| — a militant reformer
militarily |ˌmɪləˈterəlɪ| — with respect to the military
militarism |ˈmɪlɪtərɪzəm| — a political orientation of a people or a government to maintain a strong military force and to be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests
militarist |ˈmɪlɪtərɪst| — a person who advocates war or warlike policies
militaristic |ˌmɪlɪtəˈrɪstɪk| — imbued with militarism
militarists |ˈmɪlətərəsts| — plural form of militarist
militarization |ˈmɪlɪtəraɪˈzeɪʃən| — act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency:
militarize |ˈmɪlɪtəraɪz| — lend a military character to (a country), as by building up a military force
military |ˈmɪləterɪ| — the military forces of a nation
militate |ˈmɪlɪteɪt| — have force or influence; bring about an effect or change
militia |məˈlɪʃə| — civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
militiaman |məˈlɪʃəmən| — a member of the militia; serves only during emergencies
militiamen |məˈlɪʃəmen| — plural form of militiaman
milk |mɪlk| — a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
milk-and-water |ˈmɪlkənˈwɔːtər| — Something insipid or mawkish. [from 18th c.]
milk-brother |ˈmɪlkˌbrʌðə| — Alternative spelling of milk brother.
milk-float |ˈmɪlkfləʊt| — An electric accumulator battery driven vehicle, designed for the house to house delivery of fresh milk. Common in Europe, especially UK.
milk-livered |ˈmɪlkˌlɪvərd| — cowardly; timorous
milk-tooth |ˈmɪlk tuːθ| — Any tooth of the first set of teeth of young people (livestock).
milk-white |ˈmɪlk waɪt| — of a white the color of fresh milk
milker |ˈmɪlkər| — cattle that are reared for their milk
milkmaid |ˈmɪlkmeɪd| — a woman who works in a dairy
milkman |ˈmɪlkmən| — someone who delivers milk
milkshake |ˈmɪlkʃeɪk| — frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
milksop |ˈmɪlksɑːp| — a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
milkweed |ˈmɪlˌkwɪd| — any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
milky |ˈmɪlkɪ| — resembling milk in color; not clear
mill |mɪl| — a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
mill-dam |ˈmɪl dæm| — A dam constructed across a river or stream to raise the water level so that it can turn a millwheel; also, the millpond so created.
mill-hand |ˈmɪl hænd| — a workman in a mill or factory
mill-race |ˈmɪlreɪs| — Alternative form of mill race.
mill-stream |ˈmɪlstriːm| — Alternative form of millstream.
mill-wheel |ˈmɪlwiːl| — Alternative (more popular) form of millwheel.
millboard |ˈmɪlbɔːrd| — stout pasteboard used to bind books
milldam — dam to make a millpond to provide power for a water mill
milled |ˈmɪld| — (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed
millenarian |ˌmɪlɪˈnerɪən| — a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)
millenary |mɪˈlenəriː| — the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
millennia |məˈlenɪə| — plural form of millennium
millennial |məˈlenɪəl| — relating to a millennium or span of a thousand years
millennium |mɪˈlenɪəm| — a span of 1000 years
millepede |ˈmɪlɪpiːd| — any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
miller |ˈmɪlər| — United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
millesimal |məˈlesəməl| — thousandth; consisting of thousandth parts
millet |ˈmɪlɪt| — any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
milliard |ˈmɪlɪɑːrd| — a billion
milligram |ˈmɪlɪɡræm| — one thousandth (1/1,000) gram
milligramme |ˈmɪlɪɡræm| — Obsolete spelling of milligram.
millimeter |ˈmɪləˌmɪtər| — a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
millimetre |ˈmɪlɪmiːtər| — a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
milliner |ˈmɪlɪnər| — someone who makes and sells hats
millinery |ˈmɪlɪnerɪ| — shop selling women's hats
milling |ˈmɪlɪŋ| — corrugated edge of a coin
milling-machine — A machine tool in which a rotating cutter is moved against the workpiece (vice versa) in order to cut the latter to a desired shape.
million |ˈmɪljən| — the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
millionaire |ˌmɪljəˈner| — a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollars
millipede |ˈmɪlɪpiːd| — any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
millisecond |ˈmɪlɪsekənd| — one thousandth (10^-3) of a second
millpond |ˈmɪlpɑːnd| — a pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel
millrace |ˈmɪlreɪs| — a channel for the water current that turns a millwheel
millstone |ˈmɪlstəʊn| — (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps
millstream |ˈmɪlstriːm| — The water that runs through a millrace to power a mill.
millwheel |ˈmɪlwiːl| — water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill
millwright |ˈmɪlraɪt| — a workman who designs or erects mills and milling machinery
milord |mɪˈlɔːrd| — a term of address for an English lord
milquetoast |ˈmɪlkˌtəʊst| — a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
milt |mɪlt| — fish sperm or sperm-filled reproductive gland; having a creamy texture
milter |ˈmɪltər| — A male fish during breeding season.
mime |maɪm| — an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
mimeograph |ˈmɪmɪəˌɡræf| — a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo)
mimesis |mɪˈmiːsɪs| — the imitative representation of nature and human behavior in art and literature
mimetic |mɪˈmetɪk| — characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis
mimic |ˈmɪmɪk| — someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
mimicker — someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
mimicking |ˈmɪmɪkɪŋ| — Present participle of mimic.
mimicry |ˈmɪmɪkrɪ| — the act of mimicking; imitative behavior
mimosa |mɪˈməʊzə| — evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
minacious |mɪˈneɪʃəs| — threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
minaret |ˌmɪnəˈret| — slender tower with balconies
minatory |ˈmɪnətɔːrɪ| — threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
mince |mɪns| — food chopped into small bits
minced |ˈmɪnst| — simple past tense and past participle of mince
mincemeat |ˈmɪnsmiːt| — spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
mincer |ˈmɪnsər| — a kitchen utensil that cuts or chops food (especially meat) into small pieces
mincing |ˈmɪnsɪŋ| — affectedly dainty or refined
mind |maɪnd| — that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason
mind-bending |ˈmaɪnd bendɪŋ| — intensely affecting the mind especially in producing hallucinations
mind-blowing |ˈmɑɪnd ˌbləʊɪŋ| — intensely affecting the mind especially in producing hallucinations
mind-set |ˈmaɪndˌset| — a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
minded |ˈmaɪndɪd| — (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
minder |ˈmaɪndər| — someone (usually in totalitarian countries) who is assigned to watch over foreign visitors
mindful |ˈmaɪndfl| — bearing in mind; attentive to
mindfully |ˈmaɪndfəlɪ| — in a careful deliberate manner
mindfulness |ˈmaɪndflnəs| — the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities
mindless |ˈmaɪndləs| — lacking the thinking capacity characteristic of a conscious being
mine |maɪn| — excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
mineable |ˈmaɪnəbl| — Alternative spelling of minable.
minefield |ˈmaɪnfiːld| — a region in which explosives mines have been placed
minelayer |ˈmaɪnleɪər| — ship equipped for laying marine mines
miner |ˈmaɪnər| — laborer who works in a mine
mineral |ˈmɪnərəl| — solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
mineralization |ˌmɪnərələˈzeɪʃən| — A form of fossilization in which the organic parts of an organism are replaced by minerals
mineralize |ˈmɪnərəˌlaɪz| — convert into a mineral substance
mineralogist |ˌmɪnəˈrælədʒəst| — a scientist trained in mineralogy
mineralogy |ˌmɪnəˈrælədʒɪ| — the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them
Minerva |məˈnərvə| — (Roman mythology) goddess of wisdom; counterpart of Greek Athena
mines |ˈmaɪnz| — plural form of mine
minesweeper |ˈmaɪnswiːpər| — ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines
minever |ˈmɪnɪvə| — Alternative form of miniver.
mingle |ˈmɪŋɡl| — to bring or combine together or with something else
mingle-mangle |ˈmæŋɡʌl| — a motley assortment of things
mingled |ˈmɪŋɡəld| — simple past tense and past participle of mingle
mingy |ˈmɪndʒɪ| — (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
mini |ˈmɪnɪ| — a very short skirt
miniate |ˈmɪnɪˌeɪt| — paint with red lead or vermilion
miniature |ˈmɪnətʃər| — painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
miniaturist |ˈmɪnɪtʃərɪst| — someone who paints tiny pictures in great detail
minibus |ˈmɪnɪbʌs| — a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
minicab |ˈmɪnɪkæb| — a minicar used as a taxicab
minify |ˈmɪnɪˌfaɪ| — make smaller
minikin |ˈmɪnɪkɪn| — (obsolete) A young person, especially a young woman.
minim |ˈmɪnɪm| — a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters
minima |ˈmɪnəmə| — plural form of minimum
minimal |ˈmɪnɪməl| — the least possible
minimalist |ˈmɪnɪməlɪst| — a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
minimally |ˈmɪnɪməlɪ| — to a minimal degree
minimization |mɪnəmaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
minimize |ˈmɪnɪmaɪz| — make small or insignificant
minimized |ˈmɪnəˌmaɪzd| — reduced to the smallest possible size or amount or degree
minimum |ˈmɪnɪməm| — the smallest possible quantity
minimus |ˈmɪnəməs| — the fifth digit; the little finger or little toe
mining |ˈmaɪnɪŋ| — the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
minion |ˈmɪnɪən| — a servile or fawning dependant
miniskirt |ˈmɪnɪskɜːrt| — a very short skirt
minister |ˈmɪnɪstər| — a person authorized to conduct religious worship
ministerial |ˌmɪnɪˈstɪrɪəl| — of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office
ministerialist |ˌmɪnɪsˈtɪərɪəlɪst| — A supporter of the ministers, or the party in power.
ministers |ˈmɪnəstərz| — plural form of minister
ministration |ˌmɪnəˈstreɪʃən| — assistance in time of difficulty
ministry |ˈmɪnɪstrɪ| — religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
minivan |ˈmɪnɪvæn| — a small box-shaped passenger van; usually has removable seats; used as a family car
miniver |ˈmɪnəvər| — trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur
mink |mɪŋk| — the expensive fur of a mink
minnesinger |ˌsɪŋər| — In 12th-14th century Germany, a peripatetic musician, often performing songs of courtly love
minnow |ˈmɪnəʊ| — very small European freshwater fish common in gravelly streams
minor |ˈmaɪnər| — a young person of either sex
minority |maɪˈnɔːrətɪ| — a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
minster |ˈmɪnstər| — any of certain cathedrals and large churches; originally connected to a monastery
minstrel |ˈmɪnstrəl| — a singer of folk songs
minstrelsy |ˈmɪnstrəlsɪ| — a troupe of minstrels
mint |mɪnt| — (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
mintage |ˈmɪn(t)ɪj| — coins collectively
minter |ˈmɪntər| — a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
minuend |ˈmɪnjʊend| — the number from which the subtrahend is subtracted
minuet |ˌmɪnjʊˈet| — a stately court dance in the 17th century
minus |ˈmaɪnəs| — an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
minuscule |ˈmɪnəskjuːl| — the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
minute |ˈmɪnɪt| — a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
minute-hand |ˈmɪnɪt ˌhand| — The hand of a clock or watch face that revolves once each hour and indicates the minutes.
minute-man |ˈmɪnɪtmæn| — Alternative form of minuteman.
minutely |maɪˈnuːtlɪ| — in minute detail
minuteman |ˈmɪnɪtmæn| — an American militiaman prior to and during the American Revolution
minuteness |maɪˈnjuːtnəs| — the property of being very small in size
minutes |ˈmɪnəts| — a written account of what transpired at a meeting
minutiae |mɪˈnuːʃɪiː| — Plural form of minutia
minx |mɪŋks| — a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
Miocene |ˈmaɪəˌsɪn| — from 25 million to 13 million years ago; appearance of grazing mammals
miracle |ˈmɪrəkl| — any amazing or wonderful occurrence
miraculous |mɪˈrækjələs| — being or having the character of a miracle
miraculously |mɪˈrækjələslɪ| — in a miraculous manner
mirador |ˌmɪrəˈdɔː| — (architecture) A tower that offers a panoramic view
mirage |məˈrɑːʒ| — an optical illusion in which atmospheric refraction by a layer of hot air distorts or inverts reflections of distant objects
mire |ˈmaɪər| — a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
miriness |ˈmiːɑːɪnes| — The state or quality of being miry.
mirk |mɜːrk| — Archaic spelling of murk.
mirror |ˈmɪrər| — polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
mirroring |ˈmɪrərɪŋ| — Present participle of mirror.
mirth |mɜːrθ| — great merriment
mirthful |ˈmɜːθfəl| — full of or showing high-spirited merriment
mirthless |ˈmɜːrθləs| — lacking mirth
miry |ˈmaɪərɪ| — (of soil) soft and watery
misadventure |ˌmɪsədˈventʃər| — an instance of misfortune
misadvice — (archaic) bad advice
misadvise |ˌmɪsədˈvaɪz| — give bad advice to
misalignment |ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnmənt| — the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned
misalliance |ˌmɪsəˈlaɪəns| — an unsuitable alliance (especially with regard to marriage)
misanthrope |ˈmɪsənθrəʊp| — someone who dislikes people in general
misanthropic |ˌmɪsənˈθrɑːpɪk| — believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
misanthropical |ˌmɪzənˈθrɒpɪkəl| — believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
misanthropist — someone who dislikes people in general
misanthropy |mɪˈsænθrəpɪ| — hatred of mankind
misapplication |ˌmɪˌsæpləˈkeɪʃən| — wrong use or application
misapply |ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ| — apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
misapprehend |ˌmɪsˌaprəˈhend| — interpret in the wrong way
misapprehension |ˌmɪsæprɪˈhenʃn| — an understanding of something that is not correct
misappropriate |ˌmɪsəˈprəʊprɪeɪt| — appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
misappropriation |ˌmɪsəˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃn| — the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
misbecame |ˈmɪsbɪˈkeɪm| — simple past tense and past participle of misbecome
misbecome |ˌmɪsbɪˈkʌm| — To be unsuitable, unbefitting, or maladapted.
misbegotten |ˌmɪsbɪˈɡɑːtn| — born out of wedlock
misbehave |ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪv| — behave badly
misbehavior |ˌmɪsbəˈheɪvjər| — improper or wicked or immoral behavior
misbehaviour |ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjər| — improper or wicked or immoral behavior
misbelief |mɪsbɪˈliːf| — an erroneous belief
misbelieve |ˈmɪsbɪˈliːv| — hold a false or unorthodox belief
misbeliever |ˌmɪsbəˈliːvər| — a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
misbirth |mɪsˈbɜːθ| — An abortion.
miscalculate |ˌmɪsˈkælkjʊleɪt| — judge incorrectly
miscalculated |ˌmɪˈskælkjəˌletəd| — simple past tense and past participle of miscalculate
miscalculation |ˌmɪskælkjʊˈleɪʃn| — a mistake in calculating
miscall |ˌmɪsˈkɔːl| — assign in incorrect name to
miscarriage |ˈmɪskærɪdʒ| — failure of a plan
miscarry |ˌmɪsˈkærɪ| — be unsuccessful
miscast |ˌmɪsˈkæst| — cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role
miscegenation |ˌmɪsɪdʒəˈneɪʃn| — reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
miscellanea |ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪə| — a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
miscellaneous |ˌmɪsəˈleɪnɪəs| — consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
miscellany |ˈmɪsəleɪnɪ| — a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
mischance |ˌmɪsˈtʃæns| — an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
mischief |ˈmɪstʃɪf| — reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
mischief-maker |ˈmɪstʃiːf meɪkər| — someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
mischievous |ˈmɪstʃɪvəs| — naughtily or annoyingly playful
mischievousness |ˈmɪstʃɪvəsnəs| — an attribute of mischievous children
miscomprehend |ˈmɪsˌkɒmprɪˈhend| — Misunderstand.
miscomprehension |ˈmɪsˌkɒmprɪˈhenʃən| — An incorrect understanding of something.
misconceive |ˌmɪskənˈsiːv| — interpret in the wrong way
misconception |ˌmɪskənˈsepʃn| — an incorrect conception
misconduct |ˌmɪsˈkɑːndʌkt| — bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
misconstruction |ˌmɪskənˈstrʌkʃn| — a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
misconstrue |ˌmɪskənˈstruː| — interpret in the wrong way
misconstrued |ˌmɪskənˈstruːd| — simple past tense and past participle of misconstrue
miscount |ˌmɪsˈkaʊnt| — an inaccurate count
miscreant |ˈmɪskrɪənt| — a person without moral scruples
miscreate — shape or form or make badly
miscreated |ˌmɪskriːˈeɪtɪd| — Simple past tense and past participle of miscreate.
misdate |ˌmɪsˈdeɪt| — assign the wrong date to
misdated |ˌmɪsˈdeɪtɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of misdate
misdeal |ˌmɪsˈdiːl| — an incorrect deal
misdealing |ˌmɪsˈdiːlɪŋ| — Present participle of misdeal.
misdealt |ˌmɪsˈdelt| — simple past tense and past participle of misdeal
misdeed |ˌmɪsˈdiːd| — improper or wicked or immoral behavior
misdeem |mɪsˈdiːm| — To misjudge, to deem wrongly.
misdemeanant |mɪsdɪˈmiːnənt| — One who commits misdemeanors
misdemeanor |ˌmɪsdəˈmiːnər| — a crime less serious than a felony
misdemeanour |ˌmɪsdɪˈmiːnər| — a crime less serious than a felony
misdirect |ˌmɪsdəˈrekt| — corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
misdirection |ˌmɪsdəˈrekʃn| — an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge
misdo — do wrongly or improperly
misdoing |ˌmɪsˈduːɪŋ| — An act of misdoing; a misdeed.
misdoubt |mɪsˈdaʊt| — (now archaic, regional) To doubt the existence or reality of.
misemploy |ˌmɪsemˈplɔɪ| — To employ incorrectly; to misuse.
miser |ˈmaɪzər| — a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)
miserable |ˈmɪzrəbl| — very unhappy; full of misery
miserably |ˈmɪzrəblɪ| — in a miserable manner
miserere |mɪzəˈreriː| — a prayer for mercy.
misericord |mɪˈzerɪkɔːd| — relaxation of monastic rules.
miserliness |ˈmaɪzəlɪnəs| — total lack of generosity with money
miserly |ˈmaɪzərlɪ| — (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
misery |ˈmɪzərɪ| — a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
misfaith — Lack of faith; distrust.
misfeasance |mɪsˈfiːzəns| — doing a proper act in a wrongful or injurious manner
misfire |ˌmɪsˈfaɪər| — an explosion that fails to occur
misfit |ˈmɪsfɪt| — someone unable to adapt to their circumstances
misfortune |ˌmɪsˈfɔːrtʃuːn| — unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
misgave |ˌmɪsˈɡeɪv| — simple past tense of misgive
misgive |mɪsˈɡɪv| — suggest fear or doubt
misgiven |ˌmɪsˈɡɪvən| — past participle of misgive
misgiving |ˌmɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ| — uneasiness about the fitness of an action
misgovern |ˌmɪsˈɡʌvərn| — govern badly
misguidance |mɪsˈɡaɪdəns| — Bad guidance.
misguide |ˌmɪˈsɡaɪd| — lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
misguided |ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdɪd| — poorly conceived or thought out
misguiding |ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdɪŋ| — Present participle of misguide.
mishandle |ˌmɪsˈhændl| — make a mess of, destroy or ruin
mishap |ˈmɪshæp| — an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
mishear |ˌmɪsˈhɪr| — To hear wrongly.
misheard |ˌmɪsˈhɜːd| — simple past tense and past participle of mishear
mishmash |ˈmɪʃmæʃ| — a motley assortment of things
misinform |ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrm| — give false or misleading information to
misinformation |ˌmɪsɪnfəˈmeɪʃn| — information that is incorrect
misinterpret |ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːrprɪt| — interpret falsely
misinterpretation |ˌmɪsɪntɜːrprɪˈteɪʃn| — putting the wrong interpretation on
misjudge |ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ| — judge incorrectly
misjudged |ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒd| — simple past tense and past participle of misjudge
misjudgement |ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒmənt| — Alternative form of misjudgment.
misjudgment |ˌmɪsˈdʒədʒmənt| — An act of misjudging, a mistake in judgment.
mislaid |ˌmɪsˈleɪd| — lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place
mislay |ˌmɪsˈleɪ| — place (something) where one cannot find it again
mislead |ˌmɪsˈliːd| — lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
misleading |ˌmɪsˈliːdɪŋ| — designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
misled |ˌmɪsˈled| — Simple past tense and past participle of mislead.
mismanage |ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ| — manage badly or incompetently
mismanagement |ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒmənt| — management that is careless or inefficient
mismatch |ˌmɪsˈmætʃ| — a bad or unsuitable match
mismatched |ˌmɪsˈmætʃt| — (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
misname |ˌmɪsˈneɪm| — assign in incorrect name to
misnamed |ˌmɪsˈneɪmd| — simple past tense and past participle of misname
misnomer |ˌmɪsˈnəʊmər| — an incorrect or unsuitable name
misogamy |mɪˈsɑːɡəmiː| — hatred of marriage
misogynist |mɪˈsɑːdʒɪnɪst| — a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
misogyny |ˈmɪzədʒənɪ| — hatred of women
misperception |ˌmɪspərˈsepʃən| — an incorrect perception
misplace |ˌmɪsˈpleɪs| — place (something) where one cannot find it again
misplaced |ˌmɪsˈpleɪst| — put in the wrong place or position
misprint |ˈmɪsprɪnt| — a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
misprise |mɪsˈpraɪz| — Alternative spelling of misprize.
misprize |mɪsˈpraɪz| — To despise or hold in contempt; to undervalue. [from 15th c.]
mispronounce |ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns| — pronounce a word incorrectly
mispronunciation |ˌmɪsprəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən| — incorrect pronunciation
misquotation |ˌmɪskwəʊˈteɪʃən| — an incorrect quotation
misquote |ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt| — an incorrect quotation
misread |ˌmɪsˈriːd| — read or interpret wrongly
misreading |ˌmɪsˈriːdɪŋ| — misinterpretation caused by inaccurate reading
misrepresent |ˌmɪsˌreprɪˈzent| — represent falsely
misrepresentation |ˌmɪsˌreprɪzenˈteɪʃn| — a misleading falsehood
misrepresented |ˌmɪsreprəˈzentəd| — having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
misrule |ˌmɪsˈruːl| — government that is inefficient or dishonest
miss |mɪs| — a young female
missal |ˈmɪsl| — (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year
missed |ˈmɪst| — not caught with the senses or the mind
missel |ˈmɪsəl| — (obsolete) mistletoe
misshapen |ˌmɪsˈʃeɪpən| — so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
missile |ˈmɪsl| — a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
missilery |ˈmɪsaɪlərɪ| — The science of missiles.
missing |ˈmɪsɪŋ| — not able to be found
mission |ˈmɪʃn| — an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
missionary |ˈmɪʃənerɪ| — someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
missioner |ˈmɪʃ(ə)nə| — someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
missis |ˈmɪsɪz| — informal term of address for someone's wife
missive |ˈmɪsɪv| — a written message addressed to a person or organization
misspell |ˌmɪsˈspel| — spell incorrectly
misspelt |ˌmɪsˈspelt| — simple past tense and past participle of misspell
misspend |ˌmɪsˈspend| — spend time badly or unwisely
misspent |ˌmɪsˈspent| — Spent in a bad way, squandered
misstate |ˌmɪsˈsteɪt| — state something incorrectly
misstatement |ˌmɪˈsteɪtmənt| — a statement that contains a mistake
misstep |ˌmɪsˈstep| — an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
missus |ˈmɪsɪz| — informal term of address for someone's wife
missy |ˈmɪsɪ| — a young female
mist |mɪst| — a thin fog with condensation near the ground
mistake |mɪˈsteɪk| — a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
mistaken |mɪˈsteɪkən| — wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
mistakenly |mɪˈsteɪkənlɪ| — in a mistaken or erroneous manner
misted |ˈmɪstɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of mist
mister |ˈmɪstər| — a form of address for a man
mistime |ˌmɪsˈtaɪm| — time incorrectly
mistiness |ˈmɪstɪnəs| — cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
mistletoe |ˈmɪsltəʊ| — American plants closely resembling Old World mistletoe
mistook |mɪˈstʊk| — Simple past tense of mistake.
mistral |ˈmɪstrəl| — a strong north wind that blows in France during the winter
mistranslate |ˌmɪstrænzˈleɪt| — translate incorrectly
mistranslation |ˌmɪstrænsˈleɪʃən| — an incorrect translation
mistreat |ˌmɪsˈtriːt| — treat badly
mistreatment |ˌmɪsˈtriːtmənt| — the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
mistress |ˈmɪstrəs| — an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
mistrial |ˌmɪsˈtraɪəl| — a trial that is invalid or inconclusive
mistrust |ˌmɪsˈtrʌst| — doubt about someone's honesty
mistrustful |ˌmɪsˈtrʌstfl| — openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
mistrustfulness — Quality of being mistrustful.
misty |ˈmɪstɪ| — filled or abounding with fog or mist
misunderstand |ˌmɪsʌndərˈstænd| — interpret in the wrong way
misunderstanding |ˌmɪsʌndərˈstændɪŋ| — putting the wrong interpretation on
misunderstood |ˌmɪsəndərˈstʊd| — wrongly understood
misuse |ˌmɪsˈjuːs| — improper or excessive use
mite |maɪt| — a slight but appreciable amount
miter |ˈmaɪtər| — joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
Mithras |ˈmɪθræs| — ancient Persian god of light and truth; sun god
mitigate |ˈmɪtɪɡeɪt| — lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
mitigating |ˈmɪtəˌɡetɪŋ| — Present participle of mitigate.
mitigation |ˌmɪtɪˈɡeɪʃn| — to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
mitigatory |mɪtəɡəˌtɔːriː| — moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
mitochondria — plural form of mitochondrion
mitochondrial |ˌmaɪtəʊˈkɑːndrɪəl| — (cytology) Of, or relating to mitochondria.
mitosis |maɪˈtəʊsɪs| — cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
mitrailleuse |ˌmɪtraɪˈɜːz| — (military) A breech-loading machine gun consisting of a number of barrels fitted together, so arranged that the barrels can be fired simultaneously, or successively, and rapidly.
mitral |ˈmaɪtrəl| — of or relating to or located in or near the mitral valve
mitre |ˈmaɪtər| — joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
mitt |mɪt| — the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
mitten |ˈmɪtn| — glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together
mittimus |ˈmɪtəməs| — (law, historical except in US) A warrant issued for someone to be taken into custody.
mix |mɪks| — a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
mix up |ˈmɪks ˌəp| — assemble without order or sense
mix-in |ˈmɪksˈɪn| — (computing, programming) Alternative form of mixin.
mix-up |ˈmɪks ˌəp| — a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another
mixed |mɪkst| — consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
mixed-up |ˈmɪk ˈˌstəp| — perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
mixer |ˈmɪksər| — a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
mixing |ˈmɪksɪŋ| — the act of mixing together
mixture |ˈmɪkstʃər| — (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
mizzenmast — third mast from the bow in a vessel having three or more masts; the after and shorter mast of a yawl, ketch, or dandy
mizzle |ˈmɪzəl| — very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
mizzling |ˈmɪzəlɪŋ| — Present participle of mizzle.