Vocabulary (N)

Serial Word Meaning
1 nameless adj. Having no fame or reputation
2 naphtha n. A light, colorless, volatile, inflammable oil used as a solvent, as in manufacture of paints
3 Narcissus n. The son of the Athenian river-god Cephisus, fabled to have fallen in love with his reflection
4 narrate v. To tell a story
5 narration n. The act of recounting the particulars of an event in the order of time or occurrence
6 narrative n. An orderly continuous account of the successive particulars of an event
7 narrator n. One who narrates anything
8 narrow-minded adj. Characterized by illiberal views or sentiments
9 nasal adj. Pertaining to the nose
10 natal adj. Pertaining to one’s birth
11 nationality n. A connection with a particular nation
12 naturally adv. According to the usual order of things
13 nausea n. An affection of the stomach producing dizziness and usually an impulse to vomit
14 nauseate v. To cause to loathe
15 nauseous adj. Loathsome
16 nautical adj. Pertaining to ships, seamen, or navigation
17 naval adj. Pertaining to ships
18 navel n. The depression on the abdomen where the umbilical cord of the fetus was attached
19 navigable adj. Capable of commercial navigation
20 navigate v. To traverse by ship
21 nebula n. A gaseous body of unorganized stellar substance
22 necessary adj. Indispensably requisite or absolutely needed to accomplish a desired result
23 necessitate v. To render indispensable
24 necessity n. That which is indispensably requisite to an end desired
25 necrology n. A list of persons who have died in a certain place or time
26 necromancer n. One who practices the art of foretelling the future by means of communication with the dead
27 necropolis n. A city of the dead
28 necrosis n. the death of part of the body
29 nectar n. Any especially sweet and delicious drink
30 nectarine n. A variety of the peach
31 needlework n. Embroidery
32 needy adj. Being in need, want, or poverty
33 nefarious adj. Wicked in the extreme
34 negate v. To deny
35 negation n. The act of denying or of asserting the falsity of a proposition
36 neglectful adj. Exhibiting or indicating omission
37 negligee n. A loose gown worn by women
38 negligence n. Omission of that which ought to be done
39 negligent adj. Apt to omit what ought to be done
40 negligible adj. Transferable by assignment, endorsement, or delivery
41 negotiable v. To bargain with others for an agreement, as for a treaty or transfer of property
42 Nemesis n. A goddess; divinity of chastisement and vengeance
43 neocracy n. Government administered by new or untried persons
44 neo-Darwinsim n. Darwinism as modified and extended by more recent students
45 neo-Latin n. Modernized Latin
46 neopaganism n. A new or revived paganism
47 Neolithic adj. Pertaining to the later stone age
48 neology n. The coining or using of new words or new meanings of words
49 neophyte adj. Having the character of a beginner
50 nestle v. To adjust cozily in snug quarters
51 nestling adj. Recently hatched
52 nettle v. To excite sensations of uneasiness or displeasure in
53 network n. Anything that presents a system of cross- lines
54 neural adj. Pertaining to the nerves or nervous system
55 neurology n. The science of the nervous system
56 neuter adj. Neither masculine nor feminine
57 neutral adj. Belonging to or under control of neither of two contestants
58 nevertheless conj. Notwithstanding
59 Newtonian adj. Of or pertaining to Sir Isaac Newton, the English philosopher
60 niggardly adj. Stingy (no longer acceptable to use)
61 nihilist n. An advocate of the doctrine that nothing either exists or can be known
62 nil n. Nothing
63 nimble adj. Light and quick in motion or action
64 nit n. The egg of a louse or some other insect
65 nocturnal adj. Of or pertaining to the night
66 noiseless adj. Silent
67 noisome adj. Very offensive, particularly to the sense of smell
68 noisy adj. Clamorous
69 nomad adj. Having no fixed abode
70 nomic adj. Usual or customary
71 nominal adj. Trivial
72 nominate v. To designate as a candidate for any office
73 nomination n. The act or ceremony of naming a man or woman for office
74 nominee n. One who receives a nomination
75 non-existent n. That which does not exist
76 non-resident adj. Not residing within a given jurisdiction
77 nonchalance n. A state of mind indicating lack of interest
78 non-combatant n. One attached to the army or navy, but having duties other than that of fighting
79 nondescript adj. Indescribable
80 nonentity n. A person or thing of little or no account
81 nonpareil n. One who or that which is of unequaled excellence
82 norm n. A model
83 normalcy n. The state of being normal
84 Norman adj. Of or peculiar to Normandy, in northern France
85 nostrum n. Any scheme or recipe of a charlatan character
86 noticeable adj. Perceptible
87 notorious adj. Unfavorably known to the general public
88 novellette n. A short novel
89 novice n. A beginner in any business or occupation
90 nowadays adv. In the present time or age
91 nowhere adv. In no place or state
92 noxious adj. Hurtful
93 nuance n. A slight degree of difference in anything perceptible to the sense of the mind
94 nucleus n. A central point or part about which matter is aggregated
95 nude adj. Naked
96 nugatory adj. Having no power or force
97 nuisance n. That which annoys, vexes, or irritates
98 numeration n. The act or art of reading or naming numbers
99 numerical adj. Of or pertaining to number
100 nunnery n. A convent for nuns
101 nuptial adj. Of or pertaining to marriage, especially to the marriage ceremony
102 nurture n. The process of fostering or promoting growth
103 nutriment n. That which nourishes
104 nutritive adj. Having nutritious properties