5. of the first magnitude of the utmost importance, of the utmost significance; important, significant, major, consequential, momentous, world-shaking, earth-shattering; notable, noteworthy, celebrated, prominent, eminent, outstanding, distinguished, esteemed, prestigious; of importance, of significance, of consequence, of moment, of note, of weight,
magpie, n. chatterbox, chatterer, jabberer, gabbler, babbler, prattler, prater, twaddler, Brit, twattler, driveler; palaverer, popinjay, Inf. jay; gossip, blabber, blabbermouth, gusher; blatherskite, Sl. windbag, Sl. windjammer, Inf hot-air artist,
maid, n. 1. girl, lass. See - maiden (def. 1).
2. maidservant, domestic, girl, au pair or au pair girl, upstairs girl, Fr. bonne, chambermaid, Brit, between-maid, Brit. Inf tweeny; maid-of-all-work, Brit. Inf slavey; handmaid or handmaiden, Archaic, ancilla, lady's maid, waiting maid, abigail, soubrette.
maiden, n. 1. girl, young girl, lass, lassie, maid, miss, missy, little missy, school girl, Irish Eng. colleen, Chiefly Scot. burd, Fr. jeune fille, Ger. Fr'dulein, damsel, Archaic, demoiselle or damozel; nymph, nymphet, young thing, slip, wench, flapper, Inf. baggage, Australian Inf girl-o; tomboy, hoyden, romp; malapert, minx, insolent; virgin, vestal, vestal virgin, celibate; single, single girl, bachelor girl, Law. femme sole; All Sl. jailbait, chick, Brit, bird, piece, gall, doll, dame, tomato, babe, cutie, skirt, jill, filly.
-adj. 2. unmarried, unwed, unwedded, single, spouseless, husbandless.
3. first, initial, inaugural; new, fresh, untried, untested, untapped.
4. virgin, virginal, chaste, pure, undefiled, intact,
maidenhood, n. virginity, maidenhead, maidhood, intactness; celibacy, singleness, Euph. single blessedness.
maidenly, adj. 1. feminine, womanly, womanlike, womanish, ladylike; girlish, little-girlish, maiden, kittenish.
2. modest, decent, decorous, proper, seemly, becoming.
3. virgin, virginal, vestal, intact; unsullied, unsoiled, undefiled, undebauched, undissipated, undissolute, unwanton; chaste, virtuous, immaculate, spotless, pure.
maidservant, n. maid, handmaiden, lady's maid. See - maid (def. 2).
mail1, n. 1. letters, packages, messages, missives; post, correspondence, communication; air mail, sea mail, parcel post, special delivery, certified mail, registered mail.
2. mails postal system, post office, postal service, Chiefly Brit. post.
-v.3. send, post, dispatch, air-mail; transmit, remit, consign; direct, address, forward, drop a letter; freight, ship, express, air freight.
mail2, n. armor, panoply, harness, armature, chain mail, coat of mail, plate armor; hauberk, byrnie, habergeon, plastron; cuirass, corselet, lorica, breastplate, backplate.
mailman, n. postman, carrier, mail carrier, letter carrier, delivery man or boy; courier, messenger, runner, dispatcher, bearer,
maim, v. 1. cripple, lame, hobble; mangle, mutilate, tear, rip, rend, hack, maul, savage; lacerate, wound, skin, flay; scotch, cut, gash, slash, slit, score, scarify; stab, stick, plunge, puncture, pierce; break, rupture, fracture, sprain, wrench, dislocate; amputate, truncate, obtruncate, detruncate, cut off; castrate, geld, emasculate, effeminate, unman, neuter, spay, ca-ponize.
2. impair, injure, hurt, harm; disable, hamstring, unfit, incapacitate, wing, put out of action or commission; deface, mar, despoil, disfigure,
main, adj. 1. chief, principal, cardinal, prime,