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Lout - Maul

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Lout   clumsy person  
Low   to moo  
Lucid   easily understood; clear; intelligible  
Lucrative   profitable  
Lucre   money  
Ludicrous   laughable; trifling  
Lugubrious   mournful; dismal  
Lull   moment of calm  
Lumber   to move heavily or clumsily  
Lumen   unit of light energy (one candle’s worth)  
Luminary   celebrity; dignitary  
Luminous   shining; issuing light  
Lunar   pertaining to the moon  
Lunge   make a quick forward dive or reach; thrust  
Lurid   wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome  
Lurk   to stealthily lie in waiting; slink; exit unperceived  
Luscious   pleasing to taste or smell  
Luster   shine; gloss  
Lustrous   shining  
Luxuriant   abundant; rich and splendid; fertile  
Macabre   gruesome; grisly  
Mace   ceremonial staff; clublike medieval weapon  
Macerate   to soften by soaking in liquid; waste away  
Machiavellian   crafty; double*dealing  
Machinations   evil schemes or plots  
Maculated   spotted; stained  
Madrigal   pastoral song  
Maelstrom   whirlpool  
Magisterial   authoritative; imperious  
Magnanimity   generosity  
Magnate   person of prominence or influence  
Magniloquent   boastful, pompous  
Magnitude   greatness; extent  
Maim   to mutilate; to injure  
Maladroit   clumsy; bungling (unskilled)  
Malady   illness  
Malaise   uneasiness; vague felling of ill health  
Malapropism   comic misuse of a word  
Malcontent   person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs  
Malediction   curse  
Malefactor   evildoer; criminal  
Malevolent   wishing evil  
Malfeasance   wrongdoing  
Malicious   hateful; spiteful  
Malign   to speak evil of; bad*mouth; defame  
Malignant   injurious; tending to cause death; aggressively malevolent  
Malingerer   one who feigns illness to escape duty  
Malleable   capable of being shaped by pounding  
Malodorous   foul-smelling  
Mammal   vertebrate animal whose female suckles its young  
Mammoth   gigantic; enormous  
Manacle   to restrain; to handcuff  
Mandate   order; charge in his inaugural address  
Mangy   shabby; wretched  
Maniacal   raging mad; insane  
Manifest   evident; visible; obvious  
Manifestation   outward demonstration; indication  
Manifesto   declaration; statement of policy  
Manifold   numerous; varied  
Manipulate   to operate with one’s hands; to control or play upon artfully  
Mannered   affected; not natural  
Manumit   to emancipate; to free from bondage  
Marital   pertaining to marriage  
Maritime   bordering on the sea; nautical  
Marked   noticeable; targeted for vengeance  
Marred   damaged; disfigured  
Marshal   to put in order  
Marsupial   one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch  
Martial   warlike  
Martinet   no talking at meals  
Martyr   one who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer  
Masochist   person who enjoys his own pain  
Masticate   to chew  
Materialism   preoccupation with physical comforts and things  
Maternal   motherly  
Matriarch   a woman who rules a family or larger social group  
Matriculate   to enroll  
Matrix   point of origin; array of numbers or algebraic symbols; mold or die  
Maudlin   effusively sentimental  
Maul   to handle roughly  


   





 
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