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987 Words That Start With MA

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madrasa (noun) Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan Synonyms: madrasah
madrasah (noun) Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan Synonyms: madrasa
madrepore (noun) corals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and islands Synonyms: madriporian coral, stony coral
madrigal (verb) sing madrigals
(noun) an unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form
madrigalist (noun) a singer of madrigals
madrilene (noun) a tomato-flavored consomme; often served chilled
madrona (noun) evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning Synonyms: madrono, manzanita, Arbutus menziesii
madrono (noun) evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning Synonyms: madrona, manzanita, Arbutus menziesii
madwoman (noun) a woman lunatic
madwort (noun) any garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers Synonyms: alyssum
maelstrom (noun) a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides) Synonyms: vortex, whirlpool
maenad (noun) an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman
(noun) (Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus
maestro (noun) an artist of consummate skill Synonyms: master
maffia (noun) any tightly knit group of trusted associates Synonyms: mafia
mafia (noun) any tightly knit group of trusted associates Synonyms: maffia
mafioso (noun) a member of the Sicilian Mafia
(noun) a member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States
mag (noun) a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it Synonyms: magazine
magazine (noun) a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it Synonyms: mag
(noun) product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
(noun) a business firm that publishes magazines Synonyms: magazine publisher
(noun) a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required Synonyms: cartridge
(noun) a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored Synonyms: powder magazine, powder store
(noun) a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun Synonyms: clip, cartridge clip, cartridge holder
magdalen (noun) a reformed prostitute
magenta (adjective) of deep purplish red
(noun) a primary subtractive color for light; a dark purple-red color; the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta
maggot (noun) the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter
maggoty (adjective) spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies Synonyms: flyblown
magic (noun) any art that invokes supernatural powers Synonyms: thaumaturgy
(noun) an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers Synonyms: illusion, magic trick, deception, conjuration, conjuring trick, thaumaturgy, trick, legerdemain
(adjective) possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers Synonyms: magical, witching, wizard, wizardly, sorcerous, charming
magical (adjective) possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers Synonyms: magic, witching, wizard, wizardly, sorcerous, charming
magically (adverb) in a magical manner Synonyms: as if by magic
magician (noun) someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience Synonyms: illusionist, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror
(noun) one who practices magic or sorcery Synonyms: necromancer, wizard, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist
magilp (noun) a medium for oil-paints; linseed oil mixed with mastic varnish or turpentine Synonyms: megilp
magisterial (adjective) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power Synonyms: high-and-mighty, dominating, peremptory, autocratic, bossy
(adjective) used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person Synonyms: imposing, distinguished, grand
(adjective) of or relating to a magistrate
magisterially (adverb) in an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator Synonyms: dictatorially, autocratically
(adverb) in an authoritative and magisterial manner Synonyms: authoritatively
magistracy (noun) the position of magistrate Synonyms: magistrature
magistrate (noun) a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)
magistrature (noun) the position of magistrate Synonyms: magistracy
maglev (noun) high-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction Synonyms: magnetic levitation
magma (noun) molten rock in the earth's crust
magnanimity (noun) liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit Synonyms: largess, largesse, munificence, openhandedness
magnanimous (adjective) noble and generous in spirit Synonyms: greathearted
(adjective) generous and understanding and tolerant Synonyms: big, large
magnanimously (adverb) in a magnanimous manner
magnanimousness (noun) the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct Synonyms: nobility, nobleness, grandeur
magnate (noun) a very wealthy or powerful businessman Synonyms: power, king, mogul, baron, big businessman, business leader, top executive, tycoon
magnesia (noun) a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase; a source of magnesium Synonyms: magnesium oxide, periclase
magnesite (noun) a white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium
magnesium (noun) a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine) Synonyms: Mg, atomic number 12
magnet (noun) (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
(noun) a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts Synonyms: attraction, attracter, attractive feature, attractor
magnetic (adjective) of or relating to or caused by magnetism
(adjective) having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel Synonyms: magnetised, magnetized
(adjective) capable of being magnetized
(adjective) determined by earth's magnetic fields
(adjective) possessing an extraordinary ability to attract Synonyms: charismatic
magnetically (adverb) by the use of magnetism
(adverb) as if by magnetism
magnetics (noun) the branch of science that studies magnetism Synonyms: magnetism
magnetisation (noun) the extent or degree to which something is magnetized Synonyms: magnetization
(noun) the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently) Synonyms: magnetic induction, magnetization
(noun) the physical property of being magnetic Synonyms: magnetization
magnetise (verb) attract strongly, as if with a magnet Synonyms: magnetize, spellbind, bewitch, mesmerise, mesmerize
(verb) make magnetic Synonyms: magnetize
magnetised (adjective) having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel Synonyms: magnetic, magnetized
magnetism (noun) attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force Synonyms: magnetic attraction, magnetic force
(noun) the branch of science that studies magnetism Synonyms: magnetics
magnetite (noun) an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets Synonyms: magnetic iron-ore
magnetization (noun) the extent or degree to which something is magnetized Synonyms: magnetisation
(noun) the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently) Synonyms: magnetic induction, magnetisation
(noun) the physical property of being magnetic Synonyms: magnetisation
magnetize (verb) make magnetic Synonyms: magnetise
(verb) attract strongly, as if with a magnet Synonyms: magnetise, spellbind, bewitch, mesmerise, mesmerize
magnetized (adjective) having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel Synonyms: magnetic, magnetised
magneto (noun) a small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine Synonyms: magnetoelectric machine
magnetograph (noun) a scientific instrument that registers magnetic variations (especially variations of the earth's magnetic field)
magnetohydrodynamics (noun) the study of the interaction of magnetic fields and electrically conducting fluids (as plasma or molten metal)
magnetometer (noun) a meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields Synonyms: gaussmeter
magneton (noun) a unit of magnetic moment of a molecular or atomic or subatomic particle
magnetosphere (noun) the magnetic field of a planet; the volume around the planet in which charged particles are subject more to the planet's magnetic field than to the solar magnetic field
magnetron (noun) a diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fields; used mainly in microwave oscillators
magnification (noun) the act of expanding something in apparent size
(noun) the ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object
(noun) making to seem more important than it really is Synonyms: exaggeration, overstatement
(noun) a photographic print that has been enlarged Synonyms: enlargement, blowup
magnificence (noun) splendid or imposing in size or appearance Synonyms: richness, impressiveness, grandness
(noun) the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand Synonyms: brilliance, grandeur, grandness, splendor, splendour
magnificent (adjective) characterized by grandeur Synonyms: glorious, splendid, brilliant
magnificently (adverb) wonderfully Synonyms: excellently, splendidly, famously
(adverb) in an impressively beautiful manner Synonyms: resplendently, gorgeously, splendidly
magnifico (noun) a person of distinguished rank or appearance
magnified (adjective) enlarged to an abnormal degree Synonyms: enlarged, exaggerated
magnifier (noun) a scientific instrument that magnifies an image
magnify (verb) increase in size, volume or significance Synonyms: amplify
(verb) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth Synonyms: overdraw, exaggerate, amplify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate
(verb) make large Synonyms: enlarge, blow up
magniloquence (noun) high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation Synonyms: rhetoric, ornateness, grandiloquence, grandiosity
magniloquent (adjective) lofty in style Synonyms: grandiloquent, tall
magniloquently (adverb) in a rhetorically grandiloquent manner Synonyms: grandiloquently
magnitude (noun) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
(noun) a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10 Synonyms: order of magnitude
(noun) relative importance
magnolia (noun) dried bark of various magnolias; used in folk medicine
(noun) any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
magnoliopsid (noun) flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside Synonyms: dicot, dicotyledon, exogen
magnum (noun) a large wine bottle for liquor or wine
magpie (noun) long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
(noun) someone who collects things that have been discarded by others Synonyms: scavenger, pack rat
(noun) an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker Synonyms: spouter, chatterbox, chatterer, babbler, prater
maguey (noun) Mexican plant used especially for making pulque which is the source of the colorless Mexican liquor, mescal Synonyms: Agave atrovirens
(noun) Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine Synonyms: cantala, Agave cantala
magus (noun) a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
(noun) a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians
mahagua (noun) shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament Synonyms: Hibiscus tiliaceus, mahoe, majagua, purau, balibago
(noun) erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks Synonyms: Hibiscus elatus, mahoe, majagua, Cuban bast, blue mahoe
maharaja (noun) a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja Synonyms: maharajah
maharajah (noun) a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja Synonyms: maharaja
maharanee (noun) a great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja Synonyms: maharani
maharani (noun) a great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja Synonyms: maharanee
mahatma (noun) (Hinduism) term of respect for a brahmin sage
mahimahi (noun) the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii) Synonyms: dolphinfish
(noun) large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii) Synonyms: dolphinfish, dolphin
mahjong (noun) Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles Synonyms: Mah-Jongg
mahlstick (noun) a long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush Synonyms: maulstick
mahoe (noun) shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament Synonyms: Hibiscus tiliaceus, mahagua, majagua, purau, balibago
(noun) erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks Synonyms: Hibiscus elatus, mahagua, majagua, Cuban bast, blue mahoe
mahogany (noun) wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture
(noun) any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish Synonyms: mahogany tree
(noun) a shade of brown with a tinge of red Synonyms: sepia, burnt sienna, reddish brown, Venetian red
mahout (noun) the driver and keeper of an elephant
mahuang (noun) Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrine Synonyms: Ephedra sinica
maid (noun) a female domestic Synonyms: housemaid, maidservant, amah
(noun) an unmarried girl (especially a virgin) Synonyms: maiden
maiden (noun) an unmarried girl (especially a virgin) Synonyms: maid
(noun) (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored Synonyms: maiden over
(adjective) serving to set in motion Synonyms: inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first
maidenhair (noun) any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds Synonyms: maidenhair fern
maidenhead (noun) a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin Synonyms: hymen, virginal membrane
maidenhood (noun) the childhood of a girl Synonyms: maidhood, girlhood
maidenlike (adjective) befitting or characteristic of a maiden Synonyms: maidenly
maidenliness (noun) behavior befitting a young maiden
maidenly (adjective) befitting or characteristic of a maiden Synonyms: maidenlike

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