MILITIA (me-'lish-a) noun
: a part of the organized armed forces of a country liable to call only in an emergency-MILITIAMAN (me-'lish-a -man) noun
: a member of a militia
MILLENNIUM (mul-'en-e-um) noun
1: a period of 1000 years
2: the 1000 years mentioned in Revelation 20 in the bible; when holiness is to prevail and Christ is to reign on the Earth.
3: a period of great happiness of perfect government.
MIRACLE ('mir-a-kul) noun
1: an extraordinary event manifesting a supernatural work of God 2: an unusual event, thing or accomplishment: WONDER, MARVEL- MIRACULOUS (mi-'rak-u-lus) adjective
MIRAGE (mi-'razh) noun
1: a reflection visible at sea, in deserts, or above a hot pavement of some distant object often in distorted form as a result of atmospheric conditions. 2: something illusory and unobtainable.
MISANTHROPE ('miss-an-throw-p) noun
: one who hates mankind- MISANTHROPIC (miss-an-'thraw-pik) adjective -MISANTHROPY ('miss-an-throw-pee) noun
MISAPPROPRIATE (miss-a-'pro-pre-ate) verb
: to appropriate wrongly; esp: to take dishonestly for one's use-MISAPPROPRIATION (miss-a-pro-pre-'a-shun) noun: MISBEGOTTEN (miss-be-'got-un) adjective: ILLEGITIMATE
MISGOVERN (miss-'guv-urn) verb
: to govern badly- MISGOVERNMENT (miss-'guv-urn-ment) noun
MISOGYNIST (miss-'aj-e-nist) noun
: one who hates or distrusts women- MISOGYNY (miss-'saj-a-nee) noun
MISPRISON (miss-'prizh-un) noun
: misconduct or corrupt administration esp. lay a public official.
MISRULE (miss-'rule) verb
: MISGOVERN noun: 1: MISGOVERNMENT 2: DISORDER
MOBSTER ('mob-stir) noun
: a member of a criminal gang.
MODERATE ('mod-er-ut) adjective
1: avoiding extremes; also: TEMPERATE 2: AVERAGE; also: MEDIOCRE 3: limited in scope of effect 4: not expensive.
MONARCH ('mon-ark) noun
1: a person who reigns over a kingdom or an empire (King or Queen) 2: one holding preeminent position or power.
MONARCHIST ('mon-ar-kist) noun
: a believer in monarchical government - MONARCHISM ('mon-ar-kiz-um) noun
MONARCHY ('mon-ar key) noun
: a nation or state governed by a monarch (King, Queen or other).
MONSTER ('mon-stir) noun
1: an abnormally developed plant or animal 2: an animal of strange or terrifying shape; also: one unusually large of it's kind 3: an extremely ugly, wicked, or cruel person.
MORAL ('mor-ul) adjective
1: of or relating to principles of right and wrong 2: conforming to a standard of right behavior; also: capable of right and wrong action 3: probable but not proved <a~certainty> 4: PSYCHOLOGICAL <a~victory> syn: VIRTUOUS, RIGHTEOUS, NOBLE
MORATORIUM (mor-a-'tor-e-um) noun
: a suspension of activity.
MORON ('mor-on) noun
: a defective person having a mental capacity equivalent to that of a normal 8 to 12 year old and being able to do routine work under supervision; also: a stupid person.
MOSSBACK ('mos-bak) noun
: an extremely conservative person : FOGY
MULCT ('mulkt) noun
: FINE, PENALTY verb 1: FINE 2: DEFRAUD
MUNICIPALITY (mu-niss-a-'pal-a-tee) noun
: an urban political unit with corporate status and unusual powers of self-government.
MYRMIDON ('meer-me-don) noun
: a loyal follower; esp: one who executes orders without protest or pity.
MYSTERY ('miss-ter-ee) noun
1: a religious truth known by revelation alone 2: something not understood or beyond understanding 3: enigmatic quality or character.
MYSTIC ('miss-tik) adjective
1: of or relating to mystics or mysticism 2: MYSTERIOUS; also MYSTIFYING noun: a person who experiences mystical union or direct communion with God (as through contemplation or visions)
MYSTICAL ('miss-ti-kul) adjective
1: SPIRITUAL, SYMBOLICAL 2: of or relating to an intimate knowledge of or direct communion with God (as through contemplation or visions).
MYSTICISM ('miss-ti-siz-um) noun
: the belief that direct knowledge of God or ultimate reality is attainable through immediate intuition or insight.
MYSTIFY ('miss-ti-fie) verb
1: to perplex the mind of; BEWILDER
MYSTIQUE (meh-'steek) noun
: a set of beliefs and attitudes developing around an object or associated with a particular group: CULT
MYTH ('mith) noun
1: a usu. legendary narrative that presents part of the beliefs of a people or explains a practice or natural phenomenon 2: an imaginary or unverifiable person or thing. -MYTHICAL ('mith-i-kul) adjective
MYTHOLOGY (mith-'ol-o-gee) noun
: a body of myths and esp. of those dealing with gods and heroes of a people -MYTHOLOGICAL (mith-o-'la-ji-kul) adjective -MYTHOLOGIST (mith-'ol-o-jist) noun
NABOB ('nay-bob) noun
: a man of great wealth or prominence.
NARROW-MINDED (nare-o-'mine-did) adjective
: not liberal or broadminded : BIGOTED also; CONSERVATIVE
NATALITY (nay-'tal-e-tee) noun
NATION ('nay-shun) noun
1: NATIONALITY also: a politically organized nationality
2: a community of people composed of one or more nationalities with it's own territorial division.
3: containing a body of people of one or more nationalities.
4: a federation of tribes (as of American Indians)-NATIONHOOD-noun
NATIONAL ('na-shun-ul) adjective
1: of relating to a nation.
2: comprising or characteristic of a nationality.
1; one who is under the protection of a nation without regard to the more formal status of citizen or subject
2: an organization (as a labor union) having local units throught a nation.
: a militia force recruited by each state, equipped by the Federal Government, and jointly maintained, subject to the call of either.
1: term describing anything pertaining to the security of the Nation.
2: term often used by 'Government Officials' to justify denying access to the 'General Public', certain specific knowledge and information.
3: law used to conceal Government secrets.
4: unconstitutional abuse of power on a 'need to know basis'.
5: most 'National Security' secrets are known by the very nations (Russia, China, Iran, etc.) they were meant to be kept from. The citizens are the only ones duped under a 'National Security' law.