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Nirvana

A place of great peace and happiness

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A place of great peace and happiness

Nirvana

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Nonentity

A thing or person of little importance

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a person or thing of little importance

Nonentity

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non sequitor

something that does not logically follow

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something that does not logically follow

non sequitor

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nubile

a female suitable for marriage in regard to age and physical development

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a female suitable for marriage in regard to age and physical development

nubile

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obdurate

stubborn hardhearted

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stubborn hardhearted

obdurate

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obfuscate

to confuse bewilder

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to confuse bewilder

obfuscate

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strong disapproval, a bad reputation resulting from public

obloquy

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obloquy

strong disapproval, a bad reputation resulting from public

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obsequious

excessively submissive or overly attentive

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excessively submissive or overly attentive

obsequious

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obviate

to prevent, get around

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to prevent, get around`

obviate

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garbage waste parts

offal

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offal

garbage, waste products

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olfactory

pertaining to smell

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pertaining to smell

olfactory

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onerous

burdensome, heavy, hard to endure

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burdensome, heavy, hard to endure

onerous

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onus

a burden responsibility, obligation

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a burden, responsibility, obligation

onus

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optimum

the best, the most favorable, the ideal

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the best, the most favorable, the ideal

optimum

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opulent

rich, luxurious, the trappings of great wealth

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rich, luxurious, the trappings of great wealth

opulent

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orifice

mouth opening

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mouth, opening

orifice

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orthography

correct spelling

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correct spelling

orthography

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paleontology

a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of fossils

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a science dealing with prehistoric life through the study of fossils

paleontology

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palliate

to ease to lessen to soothe

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to ease to lessen to sooth

palliate

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panache

self-confidence, a showy manner

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self-confidence, a showy manner

panache

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pandemic

general, widespread

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general, widespread

pandemic

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panegyric

an expression of praise

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an expression of praise

panegyric

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paradigm

a model, an example

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a model, an example

paradigm

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parochial

local, narrow, limited

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local narrow limited

parochial

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parody

a work, which imitates another in a ridiculous manner

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a work , which imitates another in a ridiculous manner

parody

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paroxysm

a sudden outburst, a fit

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a sudden outburst, a fit

paroxysm

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patent

evident or obvious

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evident or obvious

patent

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peccadillo

a minor offense, a misdeed

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a minor offense, a misdeed

peccadillo

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pecuniary

pertaining to money, financial

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pertaining to money, financial

pecuniary

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pedantic

tending to show off one's learning

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tending to show off one's learning

pedantic