Pair of Words: Meaning and Sentence from Mail to Medal, Meddle

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List of Pair of Words: M

Mail

Meaning: Postal material for a specific person or organization.

Sentence: I have sent him a letter by air mail.

Male

Meaning: Characteristic of or appropriate to this sex; masculine

Sentence: The king had no male descendant.

Moat

Meaning: a long wide hole which is dug all the way around a place such as a castle, and usually filled with water, to make it more difficult to attack

Sentence: The site of the manor house is surrounded by a narrow moat which is fed by water from the New River.

Mote

Meaning: something, especially a bit of dust, that is so small it is almost impossible to see

Sentence: Dust motes swam alongside the gloomy corridor.

Mitigate

Meaning: to make something less harmful, unpleasant or bad

Sentence: It is unclear how to mitigate the effects of tourism on the island.

Mean

Meaning: to express or represent something such as an idea, thought, or fact Sentence: These figures mean that almost 7% of the working population is unemployed.

Mien

Meaning: a person’s appearance, especially the typical expression on their face Sentence: His aristocratic mien and smart clothes singled him out.

Maize

Meaning: a tall plant grown in many parts of the world for its yellow seeds which are eaten as food, made into flour or fed to animals

Sentence: Some of our foods may contain ingredients produced from genetically modified maize.

Maze

Meaning: An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways Sentence: The old part of the town was a maze of narrow passages.

Medal

Meaning: a small, flat piece of metal with a design or inscription stamped or inscribed on it, made to commemorate some event, or awarded for some distinguished action

Sentence: She won three Olympic gold medals.

Meddle

Meaning: to concern oneself with or take part in other people’s affairs without being asked or needed

Sentence: People shouldn’t meddle with things they don’t understand.

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