6001 - 7000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 58

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
minstrel adj. The wandering minstrels entertained us. medieval traveling entertainers
mire noun The yard soon became a hopeless mire. wet, soggy ground
verb He soon became mired in debt. entrapped or tangled
mirth noun A little mirth can cheer anybody. gladness, gaiety, especially with laughter
miscellaneous adj. Opening the box revealed some miscellaneous items. made up of variety of things
mischievous adj. She sat there with a mischievous grin. playfully in a naughty or teasing way
mitten noun She lost her mitten on the way to school. hand covering
molasses noun They put molasses on their bread. thick sweet syrup
monarch noun They chopped off the head of the old monarch. sovereign or king
monastery noun The monastery dated back to the 1200s. a religious community of monks