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maker someone or something that makes.
makeshift something used for a short time or in place of the usual thing. [2 definitions]
makeup lipstick, powder, and other cosmetics put on the face to change the way it looks or to make it look better. [3 definitions]
make up to form or be the parts of. [4 definitions]
make up one's mind to decide.
make use of to use or cause to be used; find a purpose or activity for.
malaria a serious disease carried by mosquitoes that causes chills, fever, and sweating.
Malawi a country in southeastern Africa. Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi.
Malaysia a country in southeastern Asia. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia.
Maldives an island country in the Indian Ocean that lies southwest of Sri Lanka. Maldives is made up of about two thousand islands. Its capital is Malé.
male of or having to do with men or boys. [2 definitions]
Mali a country in western Africa. Bamako is the capital of Mali.
malice the wish to harm others; ill will.
malicious having or reflecting a wish to harm.
malign to speak badly of or tell harmful lies about.
malignant meant to cause harm; evil. [2 definitions]
mall a large indoor area that contains shops and restaurants; shopping center. A mall can also be an outdoor shopping area that is closed off to traffic. [2 definitions]
mallard a common wild duck. The male has a shiny dark green head and neck.
mallet a hammer with a short handle and a large head shaped like a barrel. [3 definitions]
malnutrition the condition of not having enough food or not having the right kind of food for good health.
malt barley that is allowed to sprout, then used to make beer and ale.