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Nadir

The lowest point

Today was the nadir of my life

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Nascent
NAY

A
Describing The beginning of something
My nascent confidence in this word

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Natty

A
current in style, both of dress and manners.

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Naught

Quantity Ofvno importance
When things come to naught, they've come to nothing. If you feel bad about ending up with nothing, you can also say "It was all for naught!"

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Nebulous

Lacking clear definition

In the mist the trees look nebulous
The nebulous distinction between pride and conceit

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Necromancy

Black magic
Conjuring up the dead for prophesying

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Nefarious

Evil and wickid

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Neophyte

A new participant in an activity

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Nepotism

NEH poe tizm is the practice of favoritism based on kinship, like when the coach chooses his own kid to be the quarterback even if his kid stinks at football.

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Nether

The lower region or part
Nether lip

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Nettle

V
To annoy

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Neurotic

Affected by an emotional disorder

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Nexus

1 the one toon between things
2 the center of an object or most important aspect

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Niggle

To argue about stupid things

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Nihilism

The philosophy that there is nothing worth believing in--reject morality.

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Noetic

adj
of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
Not instinct, intellectual thought part

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Noisome

Stinky
Causing nausea

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Nomenclature

NO-
The system of naming things in a new milieu.
Biological nomenclature

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Nominal

A small amount

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Nonentity

EN
An unimportant person

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Nonpareil

Non par ELL
N or A
Use nonpareil to describe someone or something that is beyond compare, an absolute model of perfection of a particular thing. Jane Austen was a writer nonpareil, and James Bond a spy nonpareil.
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The colored beads of sugar on cookies.

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Nonplus

To baffle or confuse

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Normative

Describing normal things.

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Nostrum

A fake cure all drug
Placebo

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Notoriety

AY
Noun
Being known for something infamous and bad

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Nubile

NU bie uhl
Of young women, suitable for marriage

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Nugatory

NU ga tor y
Worthless
Having no value

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Numismatist

MIZ
Coin collector

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Nuptial

NUHP shuhl
Related to a wedding

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Nuptials

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A wedding ceremony