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nabob
a very wealthy or powerful person
nadir
lowest person
naive
unsophisticated
narcissistic
vain
nascent
coming into being
natation
the act of swimming
nativity
birth
nebulous
vague
necromancy
magic
nefarious
evil
negate
to deny; to nullify
negligent
careless; neglectful
nemesis
victoriousrival
neologism
new use of a word
neophyte
a beginner
nepotism
favoritism shown toward relatives
nether
lower or under
nettle
to irritate
neutralize
to make ineffective
nexus
connection or link
nicety
dainty or delicate
niche
recess in a wall or best place for a person
niggardly
stingy
niggle
petty
nihilism
total rejection of law
nimble
quick
nirvana
place of great happiness
nocturnal
pertaining to night
nodule
a small lump
noisome
harmful or offensive
nomadic
wandering
nomenclature
a set of terms
nominal
in name only; unimportant
non sequitur
something that is not logical
nonage
immaturity
nonchalant
casual
noncommittal
no definite point of view
nonentity
person of little importance
nonpareil
unequated
nonplus
to confuse
nostalgic
longing for the past
nostrum
questionable medicine
notorious
having a bad reputation
novel
new; unusual
novice
a beginner
noxious
harmful to health
nuance
small variation in meaning or color
nub
a small piece
nugatory
worthless
nullify
to make useless
numismatist
coin collector
nuptial
pertain to marriage
nurture
to nourish; to sustain
nutriment
nourishment