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2. bit, crumb, grain, granule, chip, piece, fragment, particle; chunk, hunk, lump, gob; section, segment, portion, part, ration, dose, share, rasher, Brit. Dial. collop, Australian, sherrick; slice, cut, cutting, snip, snippet, shard, splinter, shive, paring, shaving, shred; scrap, snatch, remnant, fritter; pinch, smidgen, speck, moiety, moit, mote, fraction, hair.
-v. 3.
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morsel out mete out, measure out, admeasure, portion out, ration out, parcel out, dole out, deal out, dispense, distribute, hand out, pass out, give out; allow, allocate, apportion, divide, subdivide, Inf. divvy.

mortal, adj. 1. temporal, transitory, fleeting, flitting, transient, passing; ephemeral, short-lived, temporary, impermanent, Med. monohemerous; evanescent, momentary, fugitive, fugacious; perishable, caducous.
2. human, earthborn, earthly; terrestrial, tellurian, telluric, worldly, terrine, mundane; corporeal, fleshly, corporal, bodily, hominine.
3. fatal, deadly, lethal, mortiferous, deathful,
Archaic. lethiferous; destructive, ruinous, calamitous, disastrous, tragic; murderous, homicidal, slaughterous, slaughtering, death-dealing, killing; suicidal, internecine, internecive, bloodthirsty, sanguinary, bloody.
4. long, wearisome, fatiguing, tiresome; tedious,
Scot. dree, humdrum, boring, Fr. ennuyant, dull, uninteresting; heavy, ponderous, irksome.
5. extreme, grave, intense; excessive, great, inordinate, enormous, terrible, awful.
-n. 6. human being, human, man, earthling; person, individual, soul, creature,
Inf. body; Rare. deathling.

mortality, n. 1. mortalness, temporalness, temporality; impermanence, transientness, transitoriness, temporariness; ephemeralness, fugaciousness, fugaci-ty; evanescence, momentariness, perishability, caducity, volatility, volatileness; humanness, vulnerability, fallibility, susceptibility, corruptibility, weakness.
2. humanity, earthlings, tellurians, terrene dwellers; mortals, all flesh, the human race, Homo sapiens, man, mankind; people, folk, persons, society; all individuals, all souls, all human creatures,
Rare, death-lings.
3. death rate, number of deaths, death frequency,
Inf body count.
4. death, destruction, genocide, mass murder; holocaust, massacre, saturnalia of blood; epidemic, pandemia, pestilence, pest, plague.

mortar1, n. 1. pulverizer, muller, apothecary's vessel.
2. cannon, field gun, siege gun,
Inf. big gun; trench mortar, howitzer, Inf. Big Bertha; carronade, falconet, ten-pounder, Fr. bouche a feu.

mortar2, n. plaster, grout, chinking, daubing; adobe, clay, composition, cement, concrete,

mortgage, n. 1. Law. pledge, guaranty, warranty, security, collateral security.
2. bond, debenture, debenture bond, mortgage debenture, lien, mortgage instrument.
-v. 3. obligate, pledge, hypothecate, put up for security, place under lien,
Inf. hock,

mortification, n. 1. humiliation, humble pie, humbled pride; shame, disgrace, dishonor, reproach, disrepute, disreputation, ill repute, bad repute, disfavor, disapproval, disapprobation, discountenance, obloquy, loss of face; degradation, debasement, abasement, vitiation, depreciation, devaluation; belittle-ment, derogation, detraction, deprecation, deflation, disparagement.
2. displeasure, dissatisfaction, vexation, discontent, discomfort, dislike, disappointment, chagrin, pique;

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