Spelling, Vocabulary, and Confusing Words

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Mach

ratio with the speed of sound: Mach 1 = the speed of sound, Mach 2 = twice the speed of sound

mock (adjective, verb)

artificial; ridicule


made

created

maid

cleaning lady


mail

correspondence

male

masculine; opposite of female


main

primary, chief, leading

mane

long hair on the back of a horse or lion


maize

corn

maze

labyrinth


mall

plaza, focal point

maul

abuse, claw


manner

behavior

manor

palatial residence


marquee

canopy, shelter; projection over a theater entrance

marquis

aristocrat, nobleman


marry

to wed

merry

cheerful


marshal
(verb, noun)

assemble; a judge

martial

militant, aggressive


may

(see can)


meat

animal flesh used for food

meet (verb, noun)

to connect, touch; an event

mete

administer, allot


medal

decoration, badge

meddle

to interfere unwantedly


metal

earth element

mettle

boldness


mind (noun, verb)

intelligence; obey

mined

excavated to extract ores


miner

one who excavates to extract ores

minor (noun, adjective)

someone under legal age; small


missed

failed to hit

mist

fog, fine spray


moan

lament; sound of suffering

mown

cut grass


mode

method, manner

mowed

to have cut grass


mood

an emotional state

mooed

the sound a cow made


moose

an animal

mousse

type of dessert


morning

start of the day, between night and afternoon

mourning

sorrow over someone’s death


muscle

fibrous tissue

mussel

edible marine bivalve


mustard

yellow condiment

mustered

assembled, gathered


Misused Words

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