mettlesome

  1. willing to face danger

    Synonyms : game, gamey, gamy, gritty, spirited, spunky
  2. having a proud and unbroken spirit

moralistic

  1. narrowly and conventionally moral

meretricious

  1. tastelessly showy

    Synonyms : brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
    Examples :
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
  2. based on pretense; deceptively pleasing

    Synonyms : gilded, glossy, specious
    Examples :
    • meretricious praise
    • a meretricious argument
  3. like or relating to a prostitute

    Examples :
    • meretricious relationships

myriad

  1. too numerous to be counted

    Synonyms : countless, infinite, innumerable, innumerous, multitudinous, numberless, uncounted, unnumberable, unnumbered, unnumerable
    Examples :
    • myriad stars
  2. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

    Synonyms : 10000, ten thousand
    Type Of : large integer
  3. a large indefinite number

    Type Of : large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity
    Examples :
    • he faced a myriad of details

mutinous

  1. consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny

    Examples :
    • mutinous acts
    • mutinous thoughts
    • a mutinous speech
  2. disposed to or in a state of mutiny

    Examples :
    • the men became mutinous and insubordinate

munificent

  1. very generous

    Synonyms : lavish, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting
    Examples :
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent

mundane

  1. belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly

    Synonyms : terrene
    Examples :
    • not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind
  2. concerned with the world or worldly matters

    Synonyms : terrestrial
    Examples :
    • mundane affairs
  3. found in the ordinary course of events

    Synonyms : everyday, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workaday

morose

  1. showing a brooding ill humor

    Synonyms : dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, saturnine, sour, sullen
    Examples :
    • a morose and unsociable manner

moribund

  1. not growing or changing; without force or vitality

    Synonyms : stagnant
  2. being on the point of death; breathing your last

    Examples :
    • a moribund patient

moratorium

  1. a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

    Type Of : postponement, delay, hold, time lag, wait
  2. suspension of an ongoing activity

    Type Of : abeyance, suspension