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natty
neatly and smartly dressed
nefarious
very wicked
neologism
newly coined word, new word
neophyte
recent convert; beginner
nepotism
favoritism (for a relative)
nether
lower
nettle
annoy; vex
nexus
connection
nib
beak; pen point
nicety
precision; minute distinction
niggardy
meanly stingy; parsimonious
niggle
spend too much time on minor points; carp
noisome
foul smelling; unwholesome
nominal
in name only; trifling
noncommital
neutral; unpledged; undecided
nondescript
undistinctive; ordinary
nonplus
bring to a halt/ conclusion; perplex
nostrum
questionable medecine
noxious
harmful
nubile
marriageable
nuance
shade of difference in meaning or color, subtle distinction
nugatory
futile; worthless
numismatist
person who collects coins
oaf
stupid; akward person
obdurate
stubborn
obeisance
bow
obfuscate
confuse; muddle; cause confusion
oblivion
obscurity; forgetfulness
obloquy
slander; disgrace; infamy
obsequious
slavishly attentive; sycophantic
obsequy
funeral ceremony
obsidian
black; volcanic rock
obnoxious
offensive
obliterate
destroy completely
obsolete
outmoded
obsteperous
boisterous; noisy
obtrude
push oneself/ideas forward; stick out; butt in
obviate
make unnecessary; get rid of
occlude
shut; close
odious
hateful; vile
odium
officious
meddlesome; excessively pushy in offer
oligarchy
government by privileged few
omnivorous
eating plant and meat
opprobrium
infamy; villification
optimum
most favourable
opus
work
oratorio
poem set to music
ordination
ceremony conferring holy order
ornithologist
scientific student of birds
orthography
correct spelling
osseous
made of bone; bony
ossify
ostensible
apparent; professed; pretended
outstrip
surpass; outdo
overweening
presumptuous; arrogant