Macaroni to Make the best of


Macaroni, n.

    1. Italian paste, Genoese paste.
    2. Medley, extravaganza.
    3. Droll, fool, jester, merry-andrew, scaramouch.
    4. Beau, exquisite, fop, popinjay, dandy, cox-comb, jackanapes, jack-a-dandy, man milliner, man of dress, vain fellow.

Macaronic, a. Empty, trifling, vain, affected.

Macaronic verse. Doggerel.

Mace, n.

    1. Metal club.
    2. Truncheon, staff, bâton.

Macerate, v. a.

    1. Make lean, wear away.
    2. Harass, mortify, subject to hardships, torture.
    3. Soften (by steeping). steep, soak, digest.

Maceration, n.

    1. Mortification.
    2. Softening, steeping, soaking.

Machiavelian, a. Artful, designing, insidious, sly, shrewd, astute, subtle, diplomatic, arch, intriguing, cunning, crafty, wily, crooked, tricky, deceitful.

Machiavelianism, Machiavelism, n. Duplicity, chicane, guile, chicanery, trickery, cunning, circumvention, deceit, deception, artifice, dissimulation, double-dealing, hocus-pocus, shifting, quibbling, stratagem, roguery, craft, subtlety, insidiousness.

Machinate, v. a. Plan, contrive, form, plot, scheme, devise.

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