Makebate to Malaxation

(Make"bate`) n. [Make, v. + bate a quarrel.] One who excites contentions and quarrels. [Obs.]

(Make"-be*lief`) n. A feigning to believe; make believe. J. H. Newman.

(Make"-be*lieve`) n. A feigning to believe, as in the play of children; a mere pretense; a fiction; an invention. "Childlike make-believe." Tylor.

To forswear self-delusion and make- believe.
M. Arnold.

(Make"-be*lieve`), a. Feigned; insincere. "Make-believe reverence." G. Eliot.

(Mak"ed) obs. p. p. of Make. Made. Chaucer.

(Make"-game`) n. An object of ridicule; a butt. Godwin.

(Make"less), a. [See 1st Make, and cf. Matchless, Mateless.]

1. Matchless. [Obs.] Chaucer.

2. Without a mate. Shak.

(Make"-peace`) n. A peacemaker. [R.] Shak.

(Mak"er) n.

1. One who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer; specifically, the Creator.

The universal Maker we may praise.

2. (Law) The person who makes a promissory note.

3. One who writes verses; a poet. [Obs.]

"The Greeks named the poet poihth`s, which name, as the most excellent, hath gone through other languages. It cometh of this word poiei^n, make; wherein, I know not whether by luck or wisdom, we Englishmen have met well the Greeks in calling him a maker." Sir P. Sidney.

(Make"shift`) n. That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient. James Mill.

I am not a model clergyman, only a decent makeshift.
G. Eliot.

(Make"-up`) n. The way in which the parts of anything are put together; often, the way in which an actor is dressed, painted, etc., in personating a character.

The unthinking masses are necessarily teleological in their mental make-up.
L. F. Ward.

(Make"weight`) n. That which is thrown into a scale to make weight; something of little account added to supply a deficiency or fill a gap.

(||Ma"ki) n. [F., from native name.] (Zoöl.) A lemur. See Lemur.

(Mak"ing) n.

1. The act of one who makes; workmanship; fabrication; construction; as, this is cloth of your own making; the making of peace or war was in his power.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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