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moribund
in a state of dying
motley
variegated, discolor, multicolor
mottle
to mark with spots of different colot
muggy
warm and humid
mulish
obstinate, stubborn, refractory
mundane
commonplace, worldly
mutiny
open rebelion
myopic
lack of foresight or discernment
nadir
lowest point
narcissism
love of or sexual desire for one's own body
nascent
coming or having recently come into existence
natty
trim, neat, tidy
nebulous
indistinct, vague
nefarious
wicked
neologism
new word
neophyte
new convert (inexpereinced)
nepotism
favoritism as in appointment to a job based on kinship
nettle
arouse sharp but transitory annoyance or anger, nettle rash
nicety
precision
nexus
center, focus, connection
nihilism
reject all religious and moral principles, often in belief that life is meaningless; belief that nothing has real existence
nominal
trifling, insignificant
nonentity
person of little consequence or significance.
nonplus
at a loss of what to do; bewilder
nostrum
they have to prove their nostrums work (ineffective medicine prepared by an unqualified person); right-wing nostrums (fav method for bringing about social/political reform)
noxious
harmful for humans
nuance
subtle distinction, nicety
nugatory
little or no consequence; trifling, inconsequential
obdurate
resistant to persuation
lachrymose
tearful
obeisance
movement of body made in token of respect or submission
visionary
bad form of idealistic
officious
meddlesome
oblique
not straightforward
obloquy
abusively detractive language or utterance, calumny
obscure
not clearly seen
obsequious
fawning attentiveness. subservient, menial, obeisant, servile
oblivion
state of unawareness, state of being forgotton, destruction or extinction