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miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
metropolis - large city
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure