Word of the Day


Word of the Day

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Melancholy

noun; lack of cheerfulness

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Mellifluous

adjective; a sound that is pleasingly smooth and musical to hear

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Meniscus

noun; the curved upper surface of a liquid in a tube

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Metacognition

noun; awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes

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Microcosm

noun; a community, place, or situation regarded as encapsulating in miniature the characteristics of something much larger

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Mitigation

noun; the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something

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Momentum

noun; the impetus and driving force gained by the development of a process or course of events

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Moribund

adjective; likely soon to perish

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Munificent

adjective; characterised by, or displaying, great generosity.

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