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n. - small mark on skin; birthmark; tumour of small blood vessel. naevoid, n. like this.
n. - tropical disease of cattle transmitted by tsetse fly.
n. - (pl. -es) water-nymph; fresh- water mussel; aquatic larva of dragonfly.
n. - state of being a dwarf. nanization, n. art of dwarfing (plants).
n. - dwarf male plant. nannandrous, adj.
adj. - having abnormally small head. nanoid, adj. dwarfish. nanomalous, adj. having abnormally short limbs.
n. - to fondle
n. - the study of holy buildings
n. - aconite.
n. - table and other household linen.
adj. - turnip-shaped.
n. - medical treatment by manipulation of spine, thorax or pelvis.
n. - narcotic alkaloid found in opium.
n. - numb feeling experienced on awakening.
n. - coma caused by narcotics. narcomatous, adj.
n. - treatment of mental disturbance by prolonged drug-induced sleep.
adj. - narcose.
n. - spikenard; ointment made of it. nardine, adj.
n. - Oriental tobacco pipe in which smoke is drawn through water by a long tube; hookah; hubble-bubble.
adj. - a. pertaining to nostrils. nariform, adj. nostril-like. narine, adj. pertaining to nostrils.
n. - covered entrance way to a church
adj. - having horn(s) on nose; n. rhinoceros. nasicornous, adj.
v. -i. speak or sing nasally. nasillation, n.
adj. - having large nose. nasutiform, adj. nose-like.
adj. - able to float. natability, n.
adj. - swimming or floating.
n. - swimming. natator, n. natatorial, natatory, adj. natatorium, n. ( pl. - ia) swimming pool.
n. - the buttocks
adj. - belonging to genus of snakes including grass and water snakes; n. such snake.
n. - creative nature; Creator; God. natura naturata, created nature.
n. - medical treatment by methods believed to aid nature. naturopath, naturopathist, n.
adj. - causing shipwrecks
n. - n. mock sea-battle; arena for it.
n. - seasickness
n. - (pl. -ii ) first larval form of crustacean. nauplial, naupliform, nauplioid, adj.
n. - fleet-commander. navarchy, n.
n. - stew of mutton and vegetables.
n. - paper declaring a shop isn't smuggling
adj. - pertaining to or like a boat; n. boat-shaped bone of wrist. naviculoid, naviform, adj. boat-shaped.
adj. - young; brephic.
n. - a yen for nymphets
n. - looking younger than one's years
n. - fear of fog
adj. - chaotic, confused
n. - Philosophy, fatalist. necessitarianism, n.
adj. - a. pertaining to or derived from dead bodies.
n. - worship of the dead.
n. - death-roll; obituary. necrologic(al), adj. necrologist, n. necrologue, n. obituary.
n. - feigning death; the delusion of being dead
adj. - feigning death.
adj. - feeding on dead bodies.
n. - dread of dead bodies or death. necrophobic, adj.
n. - dissection of dead bodies; removal of necrosed part. necrotomic, adj. necrotomist, n.
n. - extinct creature or species. necrotypic, adj.
n. - swimming limb.
n. - fortunetelling by summoning lucifer
adj. - unmentionable, unspeakable
adj. - wicked
n. - hypothetical atomic particle with mass equal to that of a proton, but with a negative charge equal to that of an electron.
n. - drink of wine, hot water and spices; title of Abyssinian ruler.
n. - mountain pass.
n. - swimming creatures of open sea. nektonic, n.
n. - someone going barefoot
adj. - thread-like.
adj.,n. - (insect) belonging to the suborder of flies including mosquitoes. nematocerous, adj.
adj. - loving the forest
adj. - pertaining to or living in a forest or wood. nemophilous, adj. fond of forests or woods. nemoricolous, nemoricoline, adj. living in forests or groves.
n. - white or yellow water-lily.
adj. - pertaining to new growth.
n. - worship of novelty. neolater, n.
n. - a newly coined word or phrase, or a novel expression in increasing usage; a new meaning for an old word
n. - time of new moon. neomenian, adj.
n. - good memory for recent events
adj. - developed suddenly and not inherited. neomorph, n. neomorphism, n.
n. - new-born child. neonatal, adj. neonatology, n. care and treatment of neonates.
n. - adherent of new law, especially of that of the New Testament. neonomianism, n.
n. - love of novelty and new things, ideas, etc. neophobia, n. dread of the new.
adj. - pertaining to use of neologisms.
n. - abnormal new growth, especially of tumours. neoplastic, adj. neoplasty, n. formation of part afresh by plastic surgery.
n. - view of interior of building.
n. - study of nestling birds. neossoptile, n. newly hatched bird's downy feather.
n. - indefinite prolongation of period of immaturity; retention of infantile or juvenile characteristics into adulthood. neotenous, adj.
adj. - new; modern; n. such thing. neoterism, n. neologism. neoterist, n. neoteristic, adj. neoterize, v.
n. - drug destroying sorrow. nepenthes, n. pitcher- plant.
n. - teetotalism. nephalist, n.
adj. - discharging smoke in clouds. nephelognosy, n. observation of clouds. nepheloid, adj. cloudy. nephelometer, n. instrument measuring cloudiness. nephelorometer, n. instrument measuring clouds' direction and velocity. nepheloscope, n. instrument demonstrating formation of clouds.
n. - study of clouds. nephogram, n. cloud photograph. nephoscope, n. instrument measuring direction, velocity, etc., of clouds.
n. - surgical removal of kidney. nephrectomize, v.i. & t.
n. - Bright's disease. nephric, adj. pertaining to kidneys. nephrism, n. chronic kidney disease.
n. - kind of jade used as charm against kidney disease; kidney stone.
n. - inflammation of kidneys. nephritic, adj. pertaining to nephritis or kidneys; n. person suffering from nephritis.
adj. - kidney-shaped. nephrolith, n. stone of the kidney. nephrology, n. study of kidneys. nephrolysis, n. destruction of tissue of kidneys. nephropathy, n. kidney disease. nephropexy, n. surgical fixing of floating kidney. nephroptosis, n. floating kidney. nephrosis, n. degeneration of kidneys. nephrotomy, n. incision into kidney. nephrotoxic a. poisoning the kidneys.
adj. - very young; at stage immediately following embryo.
n. - riotous living
n. - sea-nymph; sea-centipede.
adj. - pertaining to shallow coastal waters.
n. - like Nero, Roman emperor infamous for cruelty and vice. Neronize, v.i. & t.
n. - neural; n. ointment for sinews. nervation, n. arrangement of nerves or veins.
phr. - the strong point of the proving: crux of theargument
adj. - lacking or disclaiming knowledge; n. agnostic. nescience, n.
adj. - uneducated, unaware, ignorant, and stupid
adj. - living on an island.
n. - medical treatment by reducing food taken.
n. - kind of carved button of wood, ivory, bone, etc.
v. - to irritate; vex; annoy
n. - nervous debility or breakdown. neurasthenic, n. & a.
adj. - pertaining to nerve action.
adj. - pertaining to or having nerves.
n. - outer nerve sheath. neurilemmal, neurilemmatic, neurilemmatous, adj. neurilemmitis, n. inflammation of nerve sheath.
n. - poison arising in decaying flesh.
n. - modification in nerve structure to which memory is due. neurogrammic a. neurography, n. formation of neurograms; descriptive neurology.
adj. - capable of having an effect on the brain, especially tranquillising; n. such drug.
n. - disintegration of nerve substance; surgical liberation of nerve.
n. - nerve tumour. neuromatous, adj. neuromatosis, n.
n. - imitation of symptoms of disease by neurotic person. neuromimetic, adj.
adj. - pertaining or belonging to insect order including lace-wing flies. neuropteran, neuropteron (pl. - ra), n. such insect. neuropterist, n. student of these insects. neuropterology, n. study of such.
n. - study of hypnotism and of sleep.
n. - minute organisms on the surface film of open water; ecosystem of surface film.
n. - grainy snow in the process of becoming glacial ice.
n. - post at foot or head of stairs, or about which spiral staircase turns.
n. - bond; tie; interconnected group.
n. - iron-headed golf club with steeply angled face, for playing out of bunkers.
adj. - of nickel.
n. - blue-black variety of onyx.
n. - tobacco-user.
v. - to wink
adj. - pertaining to nests. nidicolous, adj. living in nests. nidificate, nidify, v.i. construct nest. nidifugous, adj. leaving nest at early stage. nidology, n. study of nests. nidulant, adj. nestling. nidus, n. (pl. -di ) nest; place of breeding or origin.
adj. - smelling like burning or decaying animal matter
n. - (pl. -li ) black alloy used to fill engraved designs on metal; work or object decorated with this; v.i. decorate with this. niellist, n.
adj. - becoming or somewhat black. nigrescence, n. nigrine, adj. black. nigrities, n. unusually dark coloring. nigritude, n. blackness. nigrous, adj.
|nihil ad rem|
phr. - nothing to the matter: irrelevant
phr. - nothing stands in the way: in roman catholocism,certification by an examining censor that a book containsnothing contrary to church doctrine in faith and morals;seal of approval
n. - the pleasure received from anticipating success
n. - excess, redundancy, superfluity, pleonasm
adj. - extravagant
adj. - drunk
n. - exceptionally good and strong ale
n. - effort, especially to evacuate faeces; desire, especially sexual of birds.
adj. - shining.
n. - saltpetre (potassium nitrate). cubic nitre, sodium nitrate. nitrate, n. salt of nitric acid; v.t. treat with nitric acid. nitric, adj. nitrify, v. nitrophilous a. flourishing in soil rich in nitrogen. nitrophyte, n. nitrophilous plant. nitrous, adj.
adj. - marked by, or living in, snow.
v. - level. nivellation, nivellator, n.
adj. - snowy. nivosity, n.
n. - (fem. -ie) water sprite.
n. - title of former ruler of Hyderabad; Turkish soldier.
adj. - pertaining to nobility. nobiliary particle, preposition indicating nobility, e.g. de (French) or von (German).
adj. - harmful; criminal.
adj. - walking by night or in one's sleep. noctambulation, noctambulism, n. noctambulist, n. sleep-walker. noctambulous, adj.
adj. - comprising one day and night.
adj. - flowering at night.
n. - (pl. -cae) luminescent sea creature. noctilucal, noctilucent, adj. luminescent (applied to living organisms only). noctilucence, n. noctilucous, adj. shining at night; luminescent.
adj. - wandering about at night. noctivagation, n. noctivagous, adj.
n. - wandering around at night
n. - transmission by infra-red rays of image of object invisible through darkness.
n. - night-flying moth.
n. - abnormal urination at night.
adj. - harmful.
n. - (pl. -di ) crucial or difficult point; knot.
n. - production of new knowledge. noegenetic, adj.
n. - pure knowledge; cognition. noetic, n. & a. noetics, n. laws of logic.
n. - small cup or quantity; gill.
n. - masonry or brickwork between wooden frame.
n. - small thick round slice of boneless meat, especially lamb; hazelnut (chocolate).
n. - unwillingness.
n. - 'to be unwilling to prosecute'; withdrawal of suit by plaintiff.
n. - single term.
adj. - customary; conventional; n. such non-phonetic spelling.
n. - Philosophy doctrine that universal terms and abstractions are mere names and have no reality. nominalist, n.
n. - acceptance of moral law as basis of conduct. nomistic, adj.
n. - government based on legal system.
n. - believer in non-miraculous origin of life. nomogenous, adj. nomogeny, n.
n. - drafting of laws; treatise on this. nomographer, n. nomographic(al), adj.
n. - science of law. nomological, adj. nomologist, n.
adj. - legislative; based on law. nomothetes, Greek n. pl. -tai ) law-giver.
|non est disputandum|
phr. - it is not to be disputed
phr. - a statement of inability to do something
n. - state of being under age.
n. - happening on the ninth day
n. - failure to perform an act or obligation.
adj. - having not given birth to any offspring.
n. - Law, judge's dismissal of suit when plaintiff fails to show good cause or produce evidence; v.t. dismiss a suit thus.
n. - study of intuition and reason
n. - prickly pear; cochineal fig.
n. - right whale.
n. - red blood corpuscle.
n. - use of 'we' in speaking of oneself; conceit or self-exultation by a group
adj. - (of a disease) contracted in hospital.
n. - classification of diseases. nosography, n. descriptive nosology. nosomania, n. delusion of suffering from imaginary disease. nosophobia, n. morbid dread of disease.
n. - study of senility. nostologic, adj.
n. - morbid fear of returning to familiar places. nostomania, n. abnormally strong desire to return to familiar places; longing for one's home.
v. - to accept as one's own
n. - acceptance of foreign university degrees as equal with native.
n. -pl. things worth noting.
adj. - spiny-backed.
adj. - dorsal. notalgia, n. pain in back.
n. - (pl. -da) thing to be noted.
n. - plesiosaurus-like fossil reptile. nothosaurian, n. & a.
n. - calling someone a bastard
adj. - spurious; bastard.
n. - backbone-like series of cells in lowest vertebrates. notochordal, adj.
n. - domestic-fowl-like bird of New Zealand
n. - an object implied by intuition rather than evidence,opposite of phenomenon
n. - pure intellect; reason; commonsense.
adj. - pertaining to or consisting of nine; n. set of nine. novendial, n. & a. (festival) lasting nine days. novennial, adj. happening every ninth year.
adj. - pertaining to stepmother.
n. - state of being new or up to date.
adj. - noxious; pertaining to damage.
n. - drowning, especially of many persons together as form of execution.
n. - cloud; lady's fleecy head-wrap. nubilate, v. obscure.
v. - to obscure
adj. - cloudy; vague.
adj. - of nuts.
n. - nape of neck
adj. - yielding nuts. nuciform, adj. nut-shaped. nucivorous, adj. nut- eating.
n. - an atom of specified atomic number and mass number.
adj. - with hairless tail. nudicaulous. a. with leafless stems. nudiflora, adj. flowering before leaves appear. nudiflorous, adj. with naked flowers. nudiped n. & a. (animal) with naked feet.
phr. - in naked words
adj. - pertaining to the day before yesterday
adj. - unimportant. nucity, n. triviality; futility. nugae, (Latin) n.pl. trifles.
adj. - worthless, trifling, of no consequence
n. - person denying soul's existence in space.
adj. - skeptical
adj. - pertaining to a woman who has borne no children.
n. - edible deer innards
n. - (pl. -mina) local or presiding divinity; god in human form. numinism, n. belief in numina. numinous, adj. pertaining to numina; awe- inspiring; supernatural.
adj. - money-loving
adj. - pertaining to coin. nummiform, adj. coin-shaped.
adj. - nummary; nummiform. nummulite, n. coin-like fossil shell.
n. - papal envoy. nunciate, n. messenger. nunciative, adj. bearing messages. nunciature, n. office of nuncio.
v. declare verbally; dedicate. nuncupation, n. nuncupator, n. nuncupative, nuncupatory, adj. oral; not written down; designative.
n. - one of first eight letters of alphabet, indicating day of week in ancient Rome; a. pertaining to such; pertaining to market or market-day. nundination, n. trading. nundine, n. market-day, held in ancient Rome every eighth day.
adj. - of clumsy and awkward appearance
n. - nape.
n. - nodding; such motion of earth's axis. nutant, adj. nodding or drooping. nutal, adj.
n. - nurse. nutricial, adj.
n. - period of one night and day. nychthemeral, adj.
n. - a twenty-four-hour period
n. - condition of seeing poorly at night or in partial darkness, while day sight is normal; erroneously, the opposite condition. nyctalope, n. person suffering from this. nyctalopic, adj.
n. - dread of darkness.
n. - nocturia.
n. - nilgai.
n. - inflammation of inner lips of vulva. nympholepsy, n. emotional frenzy, especially desire for the unattainable. nympholept n. nymphomania, n. sexual mania in female. nymphomaniac, adj. & n. nymphotomy, n. Medicine, removal of inner lips of vulva.
n. - trance incurred by erotic daydreams
n. - involuntary lateral movement of the eyeballs. nystagmic, adj.
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