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Nadir

lowest point

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Naive

lacking experience and understanding

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Narcissism

excessive love or admiration of oneself

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Nascent

starting to develop, coming into existence

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Navigable

sufficient for vessels to pass through

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Nebulous

vague, undefined

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Necromancy

the practice of communicating with the dead in order to predict the future

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Nefarious

intensely wicked or vicious

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Negate

nullify, deny

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Negligent

careless, inattentive

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Negligible

not worth considering

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Neologism

new word or expression

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Neonate

a newborn child

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Neophyte

novice, beginning

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Nettle

to irritate

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Neutrality

disinterest, impartiability

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Neutralize

to balance

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Nihilism

the belief that traditional values and beliefs are unfounded and that existence is useless; the belief that conditions in the social organization are so bad as to make destruction desirable

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Noisome

stinking, putrid

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Nomenclature

a system of scientific names

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Nominal

existing in name only, negligible

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Nonchalant

calm, casual, seemingly unexcited

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Nondescript

lacking interesting or distinctive qualities

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Non sequitur

A statement that does not follow logically from or is not clearly related to anything previously said.

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Nostalgic

longing for things of the past

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Notable

remarkable, worthy of notice

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Notion

idea or conception

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Notoriety

unfavorable fame

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Novel

new and not resembling anything formerly known

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Novelty

something new and unusual

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Novice

beginner

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Noxious

harmful, unwholesome

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Nuance

shade of meaning

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Nudge

gentle push

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Nullify

to make legally invalid to counteract the effect of

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Numismatics

coin collecting

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Nurture

to help develop, cultivate