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Nectar

Sweet liquid secreted by flowers. Delicious or invigorating drink

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Nemesis

Source of harm or ruin. Opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome

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Nepotism

Favoritism shown for relatives

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Niggardly

Petty in giving or spending. Meanly small. Meager

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Noisome

Offensive to the point of arousing disgust. Foul. Harmful or dangerous.

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Nominal.

Consisting of names. Assigned to a persons name. Insignificantly small

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Nonplused

To put at a loss as to what to think say or do. Bewilder

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Grotesque

Bizarre in character or appearance. Style of art

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Habiliments

The special dress associated with an occasion or office. Characteristic furnishings or equipment.

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Habitat.

Area/environment where and organism lives.

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Hackneyed

Over familiar im through overuse. Trite

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Haggard

Worn or exhausted. Wild or distraught in appearance

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Panoramic

Unbroken view of ab entire surrounding area. Mental vision by series of events. Comprehensive survey

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Paradox

Statement contrary to received opinion

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Verbatim.

Word for word

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Verbiage

Wordiness. Expressed in words.

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Polyglot

Person who speaks reads or writes in several languages

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Verbose

Wordy

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Exorbitant

Excessive

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Nomadic

Wanderer