Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson) Worcester.

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Mis'er-a-bly, ad. unhappily ; meanly.

Mi'§er-ly, a. avaricious ; niggardly.

Mi^e-ry, 7i. wretchedness ; calamity.

Mis-f drt'une, (mis-f brt'yun) 77. calam-
ity ; ill luck ; evil fortune.

Mis-give', v. a. to give wrong : — to
fill with doubt.

Mis-giv'ing, 77. doubt ; hesitation.

Mis-gov'ern, v. a. to govern ill.

Mis-gov'ern-ment, n. bad government.

Mis-guid'ance, 71. false direction.

Mis-guide', (-gid) v. a. to guide wrong.

Mis-hap', n. ill chance ; a calamity.

Mish'mash, n. mixture ; a hotchpotch.

Mis-in-fbrm', v. a. to inform wrong.

Mis-in-for-ma'tion, 71. false intelligence.

Mis-in-ter'pret, v. a. to interpret or ex-
plain wrong. [pretation.

His-tn-ter-pre-ta'tion, n. a wrong inter-

Mis-jud*e', v. a. & n. to judge wrong.

Mis-lay', v. a. to lay in a wrong place.

Mi^'le, (miz'zl) n. small rain ; mizzle.

Mis-lead', v. a. [i. &, p. misled ;] to
lead or guide wrong.

Mis-man'a*e, v. a. to manage ill.

Mis-man'a|e-ment, 7j. ill management.

Mis-match', v. a. to match unsuitably.

Mis-name', v. a. to name wrong.

Mis-no'mer, n. a wrong name.

Mis-place', v. a. to place wrong.

Mis-print', v. a. to print wrong.

Mis-print', n. an error of the press.

Mis-pro-nbunce', v. a. & n. to pro-
nounce incorrectly or improperly.

Mis-pro-p6r'tion, v. a. to join wrong.

MIs-qup-ta'tion, 77. a wrong quotation

Mis-quote', v. a. to quote falsely.

jMis-re-ci'tal, 71. a wrong recital.

Mis-re-cite',7;. a. to recite erroneously

Mis-reck'on, v. a. t-o reckon wrong.

Mis-re-late', v.a. to relate inaccurately.

Mis-re-la'tion, tj. a false narrative.

Mis-re-p6rt', v. a. to report incorrectly.

Mis-re-p6rt', n. a false account.

Mis-rep-re-fent', v. a. to represent
wrong. _ [resentation.

Mis-rep-re-fen-ta'tion, 71. a false rep-

Mis-rule', n. confusion ; disorder.

Miss, 71. a young woman or girl.

Miss, n. loss ; mistake ; omission.

Miss, V. not to hit ; to mistake, omit.

Mis'sal, 77. the Romish mass-book.

Mis-serye', v. a. to serve unfaithfully.

Mis-shape', v. a. [i. misshaped ; p.
misshaped or misshapen ;] to shape

Mis'sjle, a. that may be thrown, [ill.

Mis'sion, (mlsh'un) 77. act of sending j
a delegation 3 persons sent.

Mis'sion-?-ry, n. a person sent, espe-
cial!^ one sent to propagate religion.

Mis'sive, a. sent; to be sent.

Mis'sive, 7i. a letter sent ; a messenger

Mis-spell', V. a. to spell wrong.

Mis-spend', v. a. [i. Sep. misspent;] to
spend ill ; to waste.

Mis-state', v. a. to state wrong.

Mis-state 'ment, n. a wrong statement.

Mist, 77. a small, thin rain ; vapor.

Mist, V. a. & 77. to cloud ; to shed vapor.

Mis-tak'a-ble, a. that maybe mistaken.

Mis-take', v. a. [i. mistook ; p. mis-
taken ;] to conceive wrongly.

Mis-take', v. n. to err ; to judge ill.

Mis-take', 77. a misconception ; error

Mis-teach', v. a. to teach wrong.

Mis'ter, the pronunciation of the title
Mr., and used for master.

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Mis-term', v. a. to term erroneously.

Mis-think', V. a. to think wrong.

Mis-tTme'j v. a. &c n. to time wrong.

Mist'i-nees, n. the state of being misty.

Mis-tl'tle, V. a. to call by a wrong title.

Mis-took', (mis-tuk') i. of Mistake.

Mis-train', v. a. to train wrong. [wrong.

Mis-trjns-late', v. a. to translate

Mis-tr?ins-la'tion, n. wrong translation.

Mis'tress, n. a woman who governs.

Mis-trust', n. suspicion ; distrust.

Mis-trust', V. a. to suspect ; to doubt.

Mis-trust'ful, a. doubting ; distrustful.

Mis-tune', v. a. to tune amiss.

Mis-tu't9r, V. a. to instruct amiss.

Mist'y, a. filled with mists ; clouded.

Mrs-un-der-stand', v.a. to misconceive

Mis-un-der-stand'ing, n. erroneous un-
derstanding; error; dissension.

Mis-u§'^^e, 71. ill use ; bad treatment.

Mis-u§e', V. a. to use improperly.

Mis-iise', n. wrong or erroneous use.

Mite, 71. a small insect ; a particle.

Mit'i-ga-ble, a. capable of mitigation.

Mlt'i-gate, v. a. to alleviate, assuage.

Mit-i-ga'tion, n. alleviation ; relief.

Mi'tre, (mi'ter) n. an episcopal crown.

Mi'tred, (ml'terd) a. having a mitre.

Mit'ten, n. a cover for the hand.

Mix, V. to unite ; to join ; to mingle.

Mixt'ion, (mixt'yun) n. a mixture.

Mixt'ure, (mixt'yur) n. a mixed mass.

Miz'maze, n. a labyrinth ; a maze.

Miz'zle, V. n. to rain small rain.

Miz'zle, n. small rain ; mist ; misle.

Mne-mon'jcs, (ne-mon'jks) n. pi. art
of improving and using the memory.

Moan, V. a. & n. to lament ; to grieve.

Moan, 71. lamentation ; audible sorrow.

M6at,n.a canal round a house or castle.

Moat, V. a. to surround with sanals.

Mob, n. a crowd ; a rabble ; a rout.

Mob, V. a. to harass by tumult.

Mo-bil'j-ty, n. activity ; fickleness.

Moc'cEi-son, (mSk'ka-sn) n. an Indian
shoe or cover for the foot.

Mock, V. a. to deride ; to mimic.

MSck, V. n. to make sport ; to sneer.

Mock, 71. ridicule ; a fleer ; mimicry.

Mock, a. false ; counterfeit ; not real.

Mock'er-y, n. scorn ; ridicule ; sport.

Mo'd^tl, a. relating to form or mode.

Mode, iu method ; form ; fashion.

Mod'el, 71. a copy to be imitated ; a
moiild ; a pattern ; a standard, [form.

Mod'el, V. a. to plan ; to shape, or

Mod'er-9te,ffl.temperate ; not excessive.

Mod'er-ate,7j.a. to regulate ; to restrain.

Mod'er-5te, v. n. to become quiet.

Mod'er-ate-ly, ad. with moderation.

Mod-er-a'tion,7i. state of being moder*
ate ; forbearance ; frugality.

Mod'er-a-tor, n. one who presides.

Mod'ern, a. late ; recent ; not ancient

Mod'ern, n. a person of modern times

Mod'ern-ize, v. a. to render modern.

Mod'est, a. diffident ; meek ; chaste.

Mod'est-ly, ad. in a modest manner.

Mod'es-ty, n. state of being modest ;
propriety ; moderation ; chastity.

Mod'i-fi-9-bIe, a, that may be modified.

Mod-i-fi-ca'tion, n. act of modifying.

Mod'i-f i-er, n. he or that which modi-

Mod'i-fy, V. a. to qualify ; to shape.[fies.

Mo-dil'lion, (mo-dil'yun) n. an orna.
ment in columns ; a bracket.

Ms'dish, a. conformed to the mode.

Mo'dish-ly, ad. fashionably, [inflect.

Mod'u-late, v. a. to vary, as sound; to

M6d-u-la'tion, n. act of modulating.

M6d'u-la-tor, n. one who modulates.

Mod'ule, V. a representation ; a model.

Mo'hiir, 71. soflhair, or stuff made of it.

Mo-ham'me-dan, n. a follower of Mo-
hammed ; a Mahometan.

Mbi'dore, n. a Portuguese coin.

Moi'e-ty, n. one half.

Mbil, V. 71. to labor ; to toil ; to drudge.

Moist, a. moderately wet ; damp.

Mbis'ten, (mbi'sn) v. a. to make damp.

Moist'ness, n. dampness. [wetnesd.

Mbist'ure, (mblst'yur) n. moderate

MS'ljrj a. having power to grind.

Mo'ljr, n. a double or molar tooth.

Mo-las'se^, n. a sirup which drains
from sugar. [ — an animal

Mole, 71. a spot ; a mark ; a mound :

Mo-lec'u-l^r, a. relating to molecules.

Mol'e-ciile, 78. a minute paticle,

Mole'hill, n. a hillock made by moles.

Mo-Iest', V. a. to disturb ; to trouble.

Mol-es-ta'tion , 78. a disturbance.

Mol'lient, or Mol'li-ent, a. softening.

Mol'lj-f i-a-ble, a. that may be softened.

Mol-lj-fj-ca'tign, n. a softening.

M6l'li-f i-er,7i. he or that which softens.

Mol'lj-fy, v. a. to soften ; to assuage.

Mol'ten, (mol'tn)p. a. melted.

Mo'ment, n. an instant : — importance.

Mo'men-t^i-ri-ly, ad. every moment.

Mo'men-tft-ry, a. lasting for a moment.

Mp-ment'ous, a. important ; weighty.

M9-men'tum, n. ; pi. mp-men't^ ; the
motion or force of a moving body

M6n'fi-chi§m, n. monastic life.

Mon'aa, n. an indivisible particle.

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frro-nad'ic, a. relating to monads.

Mon'firch, n. an emperor ; a king.

Mo-narch'jc, ) a. relating to a mon-

Mo-narcii'i-cal, I arch; regal.

Mon'rirch-ist, n. an advocate for mon-

M6n'arch-y, n, the government of a
single person ; a kingdom; empire.

Mon'as-ter-y, n. a convent ; a cloister.

Mo-nas'tic, ) a. plaining to monks

Mo-nas'ti-c^l, \ or nuns ; recluse.

Mo-nas'tj-cism, n. a monastic life.

Mon'day, n. the 2d day of the week.

Mon'e-ta-rj% a. relating to money.

Mon'ey, (miin'e) n. metal coined for
traffic ; coin or bank-notes.

M6n'ey-br5'ker, n. a money-changer.

Mon'eyed, (mun'jd) a. rich in money.

Mon'ey-less, a. wanting money.[breed.

Mon'grel, (miing'grel) a. of a mixed

Mon'grel, n. an animal of a mixed

Mo-ni"tion, n. a hint ; admonition.

Mon'i-tive,a. admonitory ; instructive.

M5n'i-tor, n. one who admonishes or
warns ; one who observes students.

Mon-i-to'rj-al, a. relating to a monitor.

Mon'i-to-ry, a. giving admonition.

Mon'i-tress, n. a female monitor.

Monk, (miink) n. one living in a moii-

M6nii'er-y, n. state of monks, [astery.

M6n'key,(mung'ke) ape ; baboon.

Monk'jsh, a. pertaining to monks.

Mon'o-<iist, n. a writer of monodies.

M6n'o-dy, n. a poem sung by one per-
son •only. [second marriages.

l\lo-nog'a-niist, n. one who disallows

M(?-nog'a-my, n. the marriage of one
wife only, < [pher.

Mon'o-?''am, n. one character or ci-

Mon'o-graph, n. a treatise or account
of a single thing.

flio-nog'ra-phy, n. a representation
drawn in lines, without colors.

Mon'o-logue, n, a soliloquy, [jectonly.

Mon-o-ma'nj-9, n- insanity on onesub-

Mo-nop'o-list, 71. one who monopolizes

Mo-nop'o-lize, v. a. to buy up the
whole ; to engross.

Mo-nop'o-ly, n. exclusive possession ;
sole right of selling.

Mon-o-syl-lab'ic, ) a. having only

M6n-o-syl-lab'i-cal, ) one syllable.

Mon'g-syl-la-ble, n. a word of only
one syllable. [God.

Mon'9-the-Tf m, n. a belief in only one
Mon'o-tone, n. uniformity of sound.
Mg-not'o-noiis, a. uniform in sound.

Mo-not'o-ny, n. uniformity of souna
or tone ; an irksome sameness.

Mon-s6on', n. a periodical wind, being
a modification of the trade-winds.

Mon'ster, 71. something unnatural.

Mon-stros'i-ty, ?;. unnatural state.

Moii'stroiis, a. unnatural ; shocking.

Mon'strous-ly,a(Z.shockingly ; horribly.

Month, (miSnth)7i. one of the J2 divis-
ions of the year ; the space of four

Month'ly, a. happening every month.

Month'ly, ad. once in a month.

Mon'u-ment, n. a memorial ; a tomb.

JI6n-u-ment'al, a. memorial.

Mood, 11. temper of mind : — the man-
ner of conjugating a verb.

Mood'i-ness, n. peevishness ; vexation,

Mood'y, a. out of humor; peevish.

Moon, n. the luminary of the night.

Moon 'light, 72. the light of the moon.

Moon'shlne, n. the light of the moon,

Moon'struck, a. affected by the moon.

Moor, n. a marsh ; fen : — blackamoor.

Moor, V. a. to fasten by anchors.

M66r'a*e, n. a station for mooring.

Moor'-game, n. red game ; grouse.

Moor'ing^, n. pL anchors, chains, &c.

Moor'ish, a. fenny ; marshy.

Moor'iand, n. a marsh ; watery ground.

Moor'y, a. marshy ; fenny ; moorish.

Moose, 71. the largest kind of deer.

Moot, V. a. & 71. to discuss ; to debate.

Moot, a. disputable ; as, a moot case.

Moot'^i-ble, a. that may be mooted.

Mop, 71. a utensil for cleaning floors.

Mop, V. a. to nib or clean with a mop.

Mope, V. 11. to be dull ; to drowse.

M5pe, n. a drone ; a stupid person.

Mo'pish, a. spiritless ; inattentive.

Mop'pet, or Mop'sey, n. a puppet ; a
doll ; a girl.

Mor'al, a. relating to morality; ac-

. countable; probable; virtuous.

Mor'al, 71. the instruction of a fable, &c.

Mor'al-ist, n. a teacher of morals.

Mo-i^l'i-ty, n. doctrine of human duty ;
ethics ; morals ; virtue.

Mor-al-i-za'tion, n. moral reflection.

Mor'al-Ize, r. a. to apply or explain in
a moral sense. [subjects.

Mor'al-Ize, v. n. to discourse on moral

Mor'al?, n. pi. the practice of the du-

Mo-rass', n. a fen ; a bog. [ties of life.

Mbr'bid, a. diseased ; sickly ; unsound

MiJr'bid-ness, n. state of being morbid.

Mor-da'cious, (-shus) a. biting ; acrid.

Mor-dac'i-ty, n. a biting quality.

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^Mor'dant, a, tending to fix ; biting.
'^Mbr'dfint, v.. a substance to fix colors.
More, a. greater in number or quantity.
More, ad. to a greater degree ; again.
More, n. a greater quantity or degree,
Mo-reen', n. a kind of stuff or cloth.
Mo-¥el'l6, 71. a species of acid cherry.
M5re-5'ver, arf. besides ; further; also.
Mo-resque', (mo-resk') a. done after

the manner of the Moors: — applied

to painting and sculpture.
Morn, n. morning.
Mbrn'ing, n. first part of the day.
Mbrn'ing-sfar, n. the planet Venus.
Mo-roc'c6, n. a fine sort of leather.
Mo-rose', a. sour of temper ; peevish.
Mo-rose'ly, ad. sourly ; peevishly.
Mo-r6se'ness,K. sourness ; peevishness.
Mbr'phew, (mbr'fu) n. a scurf on tJie

face. [dance.

Mor'rjs, n. a kind of play ; morris-
Mei'^row, n. the day aft^r the present.
Morse, n. a sea-horse or walrus.
Mbr'sel,»i. a mouthful ; a piece ; a bite.
Mor'tal, a. subject to death ; deadly.
Mbr'tal, n. a man ; a human being.
Mor-tal'i-ty, n. state of being mortal ;

death ; frequency of death.
Mbr'tal-ly, ad. hopelessly ; fatally.
Mbr'tar, M. a vessel: — a cannon for

throwing bombs : — cement of lime

and water.
Mbrt'gage, (mbr'gaj) n. a grant of an

estate in fee as security for a debt.
Mbrt'ga|e, (mbr'gaj) v. a. to pledge as

Mbrt-ga-|ee', (mbr-ga-je') n. a person

to whom a mortgage is given.
Mbr-tj-f i-ca'tion, n. act of mortifying;

a gangrene ; humiliation.
Mbr'tj-fled, j3. a. subdued ; humbled.
Mbr'ti-fy, v. to affect with gangrene ;

to corrupt ; to humble ; to depress.
Mbr'ti-fy-ing, p. a. tending to mortifj'.
Mbr'tjse, n. a hole in wood for a tenon.
Mbr'tjsp, V. a. to cut a mortise in.
Mbrt'main, n. an unalienable estate.
Mo-§a'ic, a. relating to Moses : — not-
ing a painting or representation in

pebbles, marbles, shells, &c.
Mosque, (mosk) n. a Mohammedan

temple. [troublesome insect.

Mos-qui'to, (mos-ke'tij) n. a small.
Moss, 72. a vegetable growing on trees.
Moss, V. a. to cover with moss, [&c.
Mos'sy, a. overgrown with moss. [ty.
Most, a. greatest in number or quanti-
Most, ad. in the greatest degree.

Most, n. greatest number or quantity.
Most'ly, ad. for the greatest part.
Mote, n. a small particle ; a spot.
Moth, 71. ,• pi. moth§ ; a small insect.
Moth'er, (muth'er) n. a female parent:

— a slimy substance in liquors,
Moth'er-hood, n. state of a mother.
Molft'er-lcss, a. destitute of a mother.
M6th'er-ly, a, like a mother ; tender,
M6tli'er-wlt, n. native wit.
M6tfi'er-y, a. full of mother ; slimy.
Mo'tion, (mo'shun) n. act of moving?

gait; action : — a proposal or propo

sition, as in an.assembly.
Mo'tion-less, a. being without motion.
Mo'tive, a. causing motion ; moving,
Mo'tive, n. that which determines the

choice; reason for acting; design.
Mot'ley, (mot'le) a. of various colors.
Mot'to, n. ; pi. mot'toe^ ; a sentence

prefixed to a v/ork, book, or essay.
Mould, (mold) n. concreted matter : —

earth ; soil : — a matrix ; a form.
Mould, V. n. to gather mould ; to rot.
Mould, V. a. to form ; to shape, model,
Mould'a-ble, a, that may be moulded,
Mould'er, v. to turn to dust, crumble.
Mould'i-ness, n. state of being mouldy
Mbuld'ing, (mold'ing) t?. an ornament.

al line in wood ; a cavity or projec-
Mould'y, a. covered with mould. [tion.
Moult, (molt) V. n. to shed or change

the feathers ; to shed hair ; to mew.
Moult, n. a shedding of feathers.
Moult'ing, n. a shedding of feathers.
Mound, n. a rampart ; a fence ; a bank,
Mbunt,7i. a mountain ; an artificial hill.
Mount, V. to raise aloft ; to ascend.
Mbunt'a-ble,%. that may be ascended.
Mbun'tain, (moun'tin) n. a vast pro-
tuberance of the earth ; a very large

Mbun'tain, a. relating to mountains.
Mbun-t;iin-eer', n. an inhabitant of a

mountain. [liilly ; huge.

MbQn'tain-ous, a. full of mountains ;
Mburi'te-bank,7i. aquack ; a pretender,
Mbunt'ed, p. a. seated on horseback:

— furnished : — raised , finished.
Mourn, (morn) v. n. to grieve.
Mourn, v. u. to grieve for ; to lament
Mourn'er, n. one who mourns.
Mourn'ful, a. sorrowful ; afflictive,
^iourn'fiil-ly, ad. sorrowfully.
MSurn'jng, n. sorrov/ ; dress of sorrow
Mouse, i>. ; pi. mice ; a little animal.
Mbu^e, V. n. to catch mire ; to be sly.
Mbu^'er^ n. one that catches mice.

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MoQth, n. the aperture by which the
food is received and the voice emit-
ted ; an opening.

^loUth, V. to speak big; to vociferate.

RJouth'ful, n. as much as the mouth
holds at once ; a small quantity.

Mbuth'-piece, «. part of an instrument
for the mouth ; one who speaks for
several persons. [fixed.

M6v'a-ble, a. that may be moved ; not

M6v'a-ble§, n. pi. goods ; furniture.

Move, V. a. to put in motion ; to actu-
ate ; to propose ; to incite.

Move, V. 71. to change place ; to walk.

Move, 71. act of moving; movement.

Move'ment, 7(. a motion ; excitement.

Mov'er, n. the person that moves.

Mov'ing, p. a. changing place: — ex-
citin;;; pathetic; affecting.

Mow, 71. a heap or mass of hay or grain.

M5w, (mo) V. a. [i. mowed ; p. mowed
or mown ;] to cut v.'ith a scythe.

Mow'er, (mo'er) v. one who mows.

Mown, (mon) p. from Mow.

Bluch, a. large in quantity.

Much, ad. in a great degree ; by far.

Miich, n. a great deal ; abundance.

Mu'cld, a. slimy ; musty ; mouldy.

Mu'cj-la^e, v. a slimj' or viscous mass.

Mu-ci-lag'i-noiis, a. slimy ; viscous.

Muck, n. dung for manure ; manure.

Muck, V. a. to manure with muck.

Muck'y, a. consisting of muck ; filthy.

Mu'coLis, a. relating to mucus ; slimy.

Mu'cu-lent, a. viscous ; slimj'.

Mu'cus, 71. a slimy fluid or liquor.

Mud,7i. jirt mixed with water; mire.

Mud, V. a. to soil with mud.

Mud'dj-ness, n. state of being muddy.

Mud'dle, V. a. to make half drunk.

Mud'dy, a. turbid ; foul with mud.

Mud'dy, V. a. to make muddy, cloud.

Muff, n. a warm cover for the hands.

Muf'fjn, 7t. a kind of light cake.

Muffle, V. a. to conceal ; to wrap up.

Muffler, 71. a cover for the face.

Blug, 7i. a vessel or cup to drink from.

Mug'^y, a. moist ; damp; close.

Mu-lat'to, 71. a child of a white person
ami a negro.

Miil'ber-ry, n. a tree and its fruit, [ten.

M3ic:l), 71. straw, litter, (fee, half-rot-

Mulct, 71. a penalty ; a pecuniary fine.

Mulct, V. a. to punish with fine.

Mu].', 71 p.n animal of a mongrel kind.

Mu let-eGr', 71. a mule-driver.

MQl'ish, a. like a mule ; obstinate.

M u Jieat, sweeten, &c.,as wine

1 Mul'ler, n. a stone for grinding.

I Mul'let, 71. a sea-fish. [dow-frame
Muf lion, (mul'yun) 77. a bar in a win-
Mult-ang'u-lar, a. many-cornered.

Mul-ti-fa'ri-oiis, a. having great multi-
plicity ; diversified ; numerous, [ty.

Mul-ti-f a'ri-ous-Iy, ad. with multiplici-

Mul-tj-f a'ri-ous-ness,ft. great diversity.

Mul-ti-flo'rous, a. having many flowers,

Miil'ti-f orm, a. having various forms.

Mul-ti-f brm'i-ty, 7i. diversitj' of forms

Mul-ti-lat'er-al, a. having many sides

Miil-ti-lin'e-al, a. having many lines.

M-al-ti-no'rni-al,a. having many names.

Mul tip'ar-tite, a. having many parts.

]Miirti-ped,7j. an insect with many feet.

Miirti-ple, n. a number which exactly
contains another number several
times. [plied.

Mfil'ti-pll-a-ble, a. that may be multi-

Mul ti-pli-cand', ti. the number to be
multiplied. [tiplying.

Miil-tj-pli-ca'tion, 7i. the act of mul-

Miil-ti-pli^'i-ty, «. great variety.

Miil'ti-plT-er, ti. that which multiplies.

Mul'ti-ply, V. to increase in number.

Mul'tj-tude, 71. many; the populace.

Mul-ti-tu'dj-nous, a. numerous ; manj'.

Miil'ti-valve, a. having many valves!

Mum, 71. ale brewed with wheat.

Mum'ble, v. to speak indistinctly.

Mum'ih&nce, n. a game : — a dance.

Muni'mer, 7i. a masker; a jester.

Mum'me-rj', n. a masking ; farcical
show ; frulic in masks ; foolery.

Miim'mi-f y, v. a. to make a mummy of.

Miim'my, 7i. a dead body preserved by
the Egyptian art of embalming.

Mump'ish, a. sullen ; obstinate.

Miimps, 77. pi. a disease in the throat.

Munch, V. a. & n. to chew greedily.

Mun'dane, a. belonging to this world.

Mu-nic'i-pal, a. belonging to a munici-
pality, corporation, or city.

Mu-ni9-j-pal'i-ty, n. a district and its
inhabitants ; government of a city.

Mu-nif i-cence, 71. liberality ; bounty.

Mu-nif i-cent, a. liberal ; generous.

Pilu-nlf i-cent-ly, ad. liberiiUy ; gener-
ously, [deed.

Mu'nj-ment, ti. a fortification : — a

Mu-nl"tion, ti. materials for war.

Ma'ral, a. pertaining to a wall.

Miir'der, ti. the act of killing a humaa
being with i)remeditated malice.

Miir'der, v. o. to kill a man with mal-
ices prepense ; to kill ; to destroy.

Mur'der-er, ti. one guilty of murder.

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Miir'der-oag, a. guilty of murder.
Mu-r}-&t'ic, a. of the nature of brine.
Mu'rine, a. of, or relating to, mice.
Miir'ky, a. dark ; cloudy ; obscure.
Miir'mur, n. a shrill noise; a complaint.
Mlir'mur, v. n. to mutter ; to grumble.
Miir'rain, n. a plague among cattle.
Mur'rhjne, (mur'rjn) n. a sort of stone.
Mus'cle,(mus'sl) n. the organ of motion

in animals : — a bivalve shell-fish.
Mus-CQ-va'do, n. unrefined sugar.
Miis'cu-lar, a. relating to the muscles ;

composed of muscles ; strong.
Mu§e, n. the goddess of poetry ; the

power of poetry ; deep thought.
Mu^e, v.a. &. n. to think on: to meditate.
Mu-?e'um, n, a cabinet of curiosities.
Mush 'room, n. a spongy plant.
Mii'§ic, n. the science of harmonical

sounds ; harmony ; melody.
Mu'§i-cal, a. harmonious ; melodious.
Mu'§i-cal-ly, ad. harmoniously.
Mu-f i"cian, (mu-zish'un) n. one skilled

in music.
Miisk, n. a strong perfume ; the ani-
mal that produces musk.
Miisk, V. a. to perfume with musk.
Mus'ket, n. a soldier's hand-gun.
Mus'ket-ry, n. muskets collectively.
Miis'ki-ness, n. state of being musky.
Musk'mel-on,n.a melon of musky odor.
Musk'y,a. having the perfume of musk.
Mu§'lin,n. a fine, thin, cotton stuff.
Mu|-lin-et', n. a coarse muslin.
Mus-que'to, n. See Mosquito.
Mus'sul-mSln, n. ; pi. Mus'sul-mSLn? ; a

Mohammedan or Mahometan.
Must, verb auxiliary, to be obliged.
Miist, n. new wine not fermented.
Mus-ta'^he^, or Mus-ta'^he^, n. pi. hair

on the upper lip.
Mus'tard, n. a plant and its seed.
Mus'ter, v. a. & n. to assemble; to meet.
M5s'ter,n.a review or register of forces.
Mus'ter-roU, n. a register of forces.
Mus'ti-n6ss, n. state of being musty.
Mus'ty, a. mouldy ; fetid ; stale.
Mu-ta-bil'i-ty, ?/. inconstancy, [fickle.
Mu'ta-ble, a. changeable ; variable ;
Mii-ta'tion, n. change ; alteration.
Mute, a. silent ; not speaking.

Mute, n. one who is speechless.

Miite, V. n. to dung, as birds.

Mate'ly, ad. silently ; not vocally.

Mute'ness, n. state of being mute.

Mi'tj-late, v. a. to deprive of an essen-
tial part ; to cut off, as a limb.

Mii-ti-la'tion, n. act of mutilating.

Mu-tj-neer', n. one guilty of mutiny.

Mu'ti-noiis, a. seditious ; turbulent.

Mu'tj-ny, V. n. to rise against authority

Mii'ti-ny, n. an insurrection of soldiers
or. seamen ; sedition.

Mut'ter, V. n. to murmur ; to grumbH.

Miit'ton, (miit'tn) n. the flesh of sheep.

Mut'ton-chop, n. a slice of mutton.

Mut'u-al, (mut'yu-al) a. acting in re-
turn ; reciprocal ; interchangeable

Mut-u-al'i-ty, n. reciprocation.

Mut'u-al-ly,««Z. reciprocally ; in return.

Muz'zle, n. the nose or mouth of an
animal ; a fastening for the mouth

Muz'zle, V. a. to bind the mouth.

My, or My, pron. a. belonging to me.

My'ops' I "• ^ near-sighted person.

My'o-py, n. shortness of sight.

Myr'i-ad, n. ten thousand ; a great

Myr'mi-d6n, n. a rough soldier.

Myrrh, (mir) n. a strong aromatic gum.

Myr'tle, n, a fragrant tree or shrub.

My-self, pron. I or me, with emphasis.

Mys-te'ri-ous, a. full of mystery ; uh'
explained ; obscure ; secret.

Mys-te'ri-ous-ly, ad. obscurely.

Mys-tS'rj-oiis-ness, n. obscurity.

Mys'te-ry, n. a secret ; an enigma.

Mys'tic, 71. one imbued with mysticism.

Mys'tjc, ) a. partaking of mysticism;

Mys'ti-cal, ) obscure.

Mys'tj-cal-ly, ad. in a mystical manner.

Mys'ti-ci§m, n. a belief in a direct in-
tercourse between God and man.

Mys-tj-f j-ca'tion, n. act of mystifying.

Mys'tj-fy, V. a. to involve in mj'stery.

Myth, n. a fabulous story ; a fable.

Myth-o-lol'i'-cal, a. relating to mythol-
ogy.' [thoJogy.

My-thol'o-gSet, n. one versed in my-

My-thol'o-fy,n. a system of fables; fab-

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