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nadir
n.lowest point
naivete
n.quality of being unsophiscated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility
narcissist
n.conceited person
narrative
adj.related to telling a story
nascent
adj.incipient; coming into being
natation
n.swimming
natty
adj.neatly or smartly dressed
nauseate
v.cause to become sick; fill with disgust
nautical
adj.pertaining to ships or navigation
navigable
adj.wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; able to be steered
nebulous
adj.vague; hazy; cloudy
necromancy
n.black magic; dealing with the dead
nefarious
adj.very wicked
negate
v.cancel out; nullify; deny
negligence
n.neglect; failure to take reasonable care
negligible
adj.so smaall, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
nemesis
n.someone seeking revenge
neologism
n.new or newly coined word or phrase
neophyte
n.recent convert; beginner
nepotism
n.favoritism(to a relative)
nether
adj.lower
nettle
v.annoy;vex
nexus
n.connection
nib
n.beak;pen point
nicety
n.precision; minute distinction
niggardly
adj.meanly stingy; parsimonious
niggle
v.spend too much time on minor points; carp
nihilist
n.one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terriost.
nip
v.stop something's growth or development; snip off; bite; make numb with cold.
nocturnal
adj.done at night
noisome
adj.fouul-smelling; unwholesome
nomadic
adj.wandering
nomenclature
n.terminology; system of names
nominal
adj.in name only; trifling
nonchalance
n.indifference; lack of concern; composure
noncommittal
adj.neutral; unpledged; undecided
nondescript
adj.undistinctive; ordinary.
nonentity
n.person of no importance; nonexistence
nonplus
v.bring to a halt by confusion; perplex
nostalgia
n.homesickness; longing for the past
nostrum
n.questionable medecin
notable
adj.conspicuous; important; distinguished;
notoriety
n.disrepute; ill fame
novelty
n.something new; newness
novice
n.beginner
noxious
adj.harmful
nuance
n.shade of difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
nubile
adj.marriageable
obese
adj.excessively fat
objective
n.goal; aim
obligatory
adj.binding; required
obliterate
v.destroy completelyi
obscure
adj.dark; vague; unclear
obsessive
adj.related to thinking about something constantly; preoccupying