1. Mathias United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
  2. maths a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
  3. mates a pair of people who live together
  4. mattress a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed
  5. meat house a small house (on a farm) where meat is stored
  6. Matthew disciple of Jesus
  7. meatus a natural body passageway
  8. Matisse French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism
  9. matter that which has mass and occupies space
  10. matzoh brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  11. matzah brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  12. matzo brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  13. pathos a quality that arouses emotions, especially pity or sorrow
  14. hypothesis a tentative insight that is not yet verified or tested
  15. Malthus an English economist who argued that increases in population would outgrow increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)
  16. ethos the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era
  17. mouthless having no mouth or mouthlike opening
  18. matted tangled in a dense mass
  19. matte not reflecting light; not glossy
  20. theme the subject matter of a conversation or discussion