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malignity the condition or character of being malign or deadly. [2 definitions]
malines a fine, stiff net used in dressmaking. [2 definitions]
malinger to pretend illness or injury, esp. in order to be excused from duty or work.
malingerer one who pretends to be ill or injured, especially in order to avoid work or duty.
mall a grassy open space, usu. lined with shade trees and used as a public place for walking. [4 definitions]
mallard a common wild duck, the male of which has an iridescent, dark green head and neck.
malleable capable of being shaped, as by hammering or rolling. [2 definitions]
mallet a hammer, usu. wooden, with a short handle and a large cylindrical head, mainly used to drive a chisel or wedge, or to flatten something without damaging its surface. [3 definitions]
malleus the outermost and largest of the three small bones in the middle ear of mammals.
mallow any of several related plants whose anthers grow in a tube, and that have hairy stems, lobed or dissected leaves, and bear purple, pink, or white flowers.
malmsey a strong, flavorful sweet wine made on the island of Madeira.
malnourished poorly or improperly nourished.
malnourishment the lack of enough or appropriate nourishment; malnutrition.
malnutrition poor or inadequate nutrition.
malocclusion faulty closure of the upper and lower teeth.
malodorous having an unpleasant smell.
malpractice improper professional conduct due to incompetence, negligence, or unethical methods, esp. such conduct leading to injury or loss by a medical patient or a client of a lawyer.
malt sprouted grain, esp. barley, used mainly in brewing and distilling. [5 definitions]
Malta a Mediterranean island south of Sicily. [2 definitions]
malted milk a powdered mixture consisting mostly of dried milk and malted cereals, or a beverage made of this.
Maltese of or pertaining to Malta or its people, culture, language, or the like. [5 definitions]