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moss a small, green plant without flowers that grows in soft, thick clumps. Moss grows in mats on rocks, trees, and wet ground.
most in the greatest number, amount, or degree (superlative of "many" and "much"). [7 definitions]
mostly for the most part; mainly.
motel a hotel with parking spaces near the bedrooms for those who travel by car.
moth an insect that has broad wings and flies mostly at night. Moths look like butterflies, but they usually have thicker bodies and bushy antennae and are less colorful. [2 definitions]
mother1 a female parent. [5 definitions]
mother-in-law the mother of a person's husband or wife.
motherly of or like a mother.
Mother's Day a holiday to honor mothers, celebrated in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom on the second Sunday in May every year. People often give gifts or do nice things for their mothers on this day.
motion the process, manner, or continuous action of moving; movement. [5 definitions]
motion picture a series of pictures or photographs shown one after the other on a screen. The pictures or photographs appear so quickly that they seem to be moving. [2 definitions]
motivation an instance or the process of motivating. [3 definitions]
motive an idea, need, desire, or impulse that causes a person to act in a particular way or do a particular thing; reason.
motor a machine that causes motion or power. [4 definitions]
motorboat a boat that works by means of a motor.
motorcycle a vehicle with two wheels, a heavy frame, and an engine.
motor scooter a light, two-wheeled, gas-powered vehicle with two small wheels and a seat over the engine for the driver.
motorway a British word for a major public road on which one can drive at high speeds. "Motorway" often has the same meaning as "highway" or "expressway."
motto a short saying used as a reminder of a belief or rules of behavior.
moulding a spelling of "molding" used in Canada and Britain. See "molding" for more information.
mound a raised pile; heap. [3 definitions]