Words starting with m

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Meaning of Machiavellian

machiavellian means: a follower of Machiavelli's principles

Meaning of Machiavellian

machiavellian means: of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended

Meaning of Machiavellianism

machiavellianism means: the political doctrine of Machiavelli: any means (however unscrupulous) can be used by a ruler in order to create and maintain his autocratic government

Meaning of Machicolate

machicolate means: supply with projecting galleries

Meaning of Machicolation

machicolation means: a projecting parapet supported by corbels on a medieval castle; has openings through which stones or boiling water could be dropped on an enemy

Meaning of Machilid

machilid means: wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed

Meaning of Machilidae

machilidae means: jumping bristletails

Meaning of Machinate

machinate means: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

Meaning of Machinate

machinate means: arrange by systematic planning and united effort

Meaning of Machination

machination means: a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

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Meaning of Asch

asch means: United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957)

Meaning of Betula pubescens

betula pubescens means: European birch with dull white to pale brown bark and somewhat drooping hairy branches

Meaning of Capital of south carolina

capital of south carolina means: capital and largest city in South Carolina; located in central South Carolina

Meaning of Cotyledon

cotyledon means: embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants

Meaning of Diamondback

diamondback means: large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings

Meaning of Forty-two

forty-two means: being two more than forty

Meaning of Hooded skunk

hooded skunk means: of Mexico and southernmost parts of southwestern United States

Meaning of Houdah

houdah means: a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant

Meaning of Late purple aster

late purple aster means: a variety of aster

Meaning of Nettle

nettle means: any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)

Meaning of Nettle

nettle means: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

Meaning of Nettle

nettle means: sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

Meaning of Numida meleagris

numida meleagris means: a west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white; native to Africa but raised for food in many parts of the world

Meaning of Nydrazid

nydrazid means: antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis

Meaning of Prussian asparagus

prussian asparagus means: Old World star of Bethlehem having edible young shoots

Meaning of Rupicolous plant

rupicolous plant means: plants growing among rocks

Meaning of Sell short

sell short means: underestimate the real value or ability of

Meaning of Sell short

sell short means: sell securities or commodities or foreign currency that is not actually owned by the seller, who hopes to cover (buy back) the sold items at a lower price and thus to earn a profit

Meaning of Shade tree

shade tree means: a tree planted or valued chiefly for its shade from sunlight

Meaning of Spike moss

spike moss means: any of numerous fern allies of the genus Selaginella

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