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makimono a Japanese art scroll with pictures or calligraphy.
making the act or process of creating or constructing. [3 definitions]
makuta pl. of likuta.
mal- bad; wrong; abnormal.
Malabo the capital of Equatorial Guinea.
malabsorption deficient absorption of nutrients by the intestinal tract.
Malachi according to the Old Testament, a minor Hebrew prophet of the fifth century B.C. [2 definitions]
malachite a copper ore, usu. bright bluish green, used mostly for jewelry and ornamental work.
malacology the branch of zoology concerned with mollusks.
maladaptive not helpful in adaptation to a situation or environment.
maladjusted poorly adjusted, esp. to one's environment.
maladjustment faulty or unsatisfactory adjustment. [2 definitions]
maladminister to handle or manage poorly, inefficiently, or corruptly.
maladroit not skillful; clumsy; tactless.
malady an illness of the body or mind. [2 definitions]
Malaga a sweet dessert wine made in Spain. [2 definitions]
Malagasy a native or citizen of Madagascar, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]
malagueña a Spanish folk dance or tune similar to the fandango.
malaise a state or condition of feeling generally unwell, mentally depressed, sluggish, or uneasy.
malamute an Alaskan breed of dog, chiefly raised for pulling sleds.
malapropism the humorous or ridiculous misuse of a word, esp. by using a word that sounds similar to the correct word, but whose meaning is inappropriate, as in "waddling in self-pity," rather than "wallowing".