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niacin |ˈnaɪəsɪn| — a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
Niagara |naˈjæɡrə| — waterfall in Canada is the Horseshoe Falls; in the United States it is the American Falls
nib |nɪb| — the writing point of a pen
nibble |ˈnɪbl| — a small byte
niblick |ˈniblik| — an iron with considerable loft
nibs |nɪbz| — plural form of nib
Nicaraguan |ˌnɪkəˈrɑːɡwən| — a native or inhabitant of Nicaragua
nice |naɪs| — a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
nice-looking |ˈnaɪsˈlʊkɪŋ| — Pleasing to the eye; attractive.
nicely |ˈnaɪsli| — in a nice way
niceties |ˈnaɪsətiz| — plural form of nicety
nicety |ˈnaɪsəti| — conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
niche |niːʃ| — a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
nick |nɪk| — an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
nick-nack |ˈnɪknæk| — Alternative spelling of knick-knack.
nickel |ˈnɪkl| — a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
nickelodeon |ˌnɪkəˈlodiən| — a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin
nicker |ˈnɪkər| — the characteristic sounds made by a horse
nickname |ˈnɪkneɪm| — a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
nicotian |nɪˈkoʊʃən| — (dated) Relating to, or derived from, tobacco.
nicotiana |ˌnɪkɒtɪˈɑːnə| — American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage
nicotine |ˈnɪkətiːn| — an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide
nicotinism |ˈnɪkətiːˌnɪzəm| — nicotine poisoning (especially as a result of tobacco use)
nictate |ˈnɪkteɪt| — briefly shut the eyes
nictation |nɪkˈteɪʃən| — a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
nictitate |ˈnɪktɪteɪt| — briefly shut the eyes
nictitating — winking, blinking
nictitation |ˌnɪktɪˈteɪʃən| — a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
nidi |ˈnaɪdaɪ| — plural form of nidus
nidificate |ˈnɪdəfəˌkeɪt| — (intransitive) To make or build a nest.
nidify |ˈnɪdəˌfaɪ| — (zoology) To make a nest.
nidus |ˈnaɪdəs| — a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
niece |niːs| — a daughter of your brother or sister
niello |niːˈeloʊ| — Any of various black metal alloys, made of sulphur with copper, silver or lead, used to create decorative designs on other metals.
niff |nɪf| — an unpleasant smell
nifty |ˈnɪfti| — very good
Nigerian |naɪˈdʒɪriən| — a native or inhabitant of Nigeria
niggard |ˈniɡərd| — a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
niggardly |ˈnɪɡərdli| — petty or reluctant in giving or spending
niggle |ˈnɪɡl| — worry unnecessarily or excessively
niggling |ˈnɪɡəlɪŋ| — (informal) small and of little importance
nigh |naɪ| — being on the left side
night |naɪt| — the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
night-bird |ˈnaɪt bɝːd| — a type of bird associated with the night
night-blindness |ˈnaɪtˌblaɪndnɪs| — The optic condition nyctalopia, the inability to see clearly in faint light, as at night
night-club |ˈnaɪtˌklʌb| — Alternative form of nightclub.
night-glass |ˈnaɪtɡlɑːs| — Alternative spelling of night glass.
night-hawk |ˈnaɪthɔːk| — Alternative spelling of nighthawk.
night-light |ˈnaɪt laɪt| — light (as a candle or small bulb) that burns in a bedroom at night (as for children or invalids)
night-line |ˈnaɪt laɪn| — a fishing line with baited hooks left in the water to catch fish over night
night-robe |ˈnaɪtrəʊb| — lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
night-school |ˈnaɪtskuːl| — A school, typically used for the purpose of continuing education with classes held predominately in the evening to accommodate students with typical day shift work schedules.
night-shift |ˈnaɪtʃɪft| — A regularly scheduled period of work, during evening or night hours, especially 4 PM to midnight or midnight to 8 AM.
night-soil |ˈnaɪt sɔɪl| — (archaic, euphemistic) Human faeces.
night-time |ˈnaɪt aɪm| — Alternative spelling of nighttime.
night-watch |ˈnaɪt wɒtʃ| — a watch kept on some premises, or on a town, by guards during the night
night-watchman |naɪt ˈwɒtʃmən| — A person who guards (usually at a building) at night.
nightcap |ˈnaɪtkæp| — an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic
nightclothes |ˈnaɪtkloʊðz| — garments designed to be worn in bed
nightclub |ˈnaɪtklʌb| — a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink
nightdress |ˈnaɪtdres| — lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
nightfall |ˈnaɪtfɔːl| — the time of day immediately following sunset
nightgown |ˈnaɪtɡaʊn| — lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
nighthawk |ˈnaɪtˌhɒk| — a person who likes to be active late at night
nightie |ˈnaɪti| — lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
nightingale |ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪl| — European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song
nightjar |ˈnaɪtdʒɑːr| — mainly crepuscular or nocturnal nonpasserine birds with mottled greyish-brown plumage and large eyes; feed on insects
nightlife |ˈnaɪtlaɪf| — the entertainment available to people seeking nighttime diversion
nightlight |ˈnɑɪtˌlɑɪt| — a small, dim light or lamp left on overnight
nightlong |ˈnaɪtlɒŋ| — lasting, open, or operating through the whole night
nightly |ˈnaɪtli| — at the end of each day
nightman |ˈnaɪtmæn| — (historical) One whose business is emptying privies by night.
nightmare |ˈnaɪtmer| — a situation resembling a terrifying dream
nightmarish |ˈnaɪtmerɪʃ| — extremely alarming
nightrider — member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge
nightrobe — A robe to be worn at night; a nightgown.
nights |nɑɪts| — At night.
nightshade |ˈnaɪˌtʃed| — any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit
nightshirt |ˈnaɪtʃɜːrt| — nightclothes worn by men
nightspot |ˈnaɪtspɑːt| — a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink
nightstick |ˈnaɪtstɪk| — a short stout club used primarily by policemen
nighttime |ˈnɑɪtˌtɑɪm| — the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
nightwalker — terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
nightwear |ˈnaɪtwer| — garments designed to be worn in bed
nighty |ˈnaɪtiː| — Alternative spelling of nightie.
nigrescence |naɪˈɡresəns| — The process of becoming black or dark; blackening.
nigritude |ˈnɪɡrɪˌtuːd| — blackness; the state of being black
nihilism |ˈnaɪɪlɪzəm| — a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake
nihilist |ˈnaɪɪlɪst| — someone who rejects all theories of morality or religious belief
nihilistic |ˌnaɪɪˈlɪstɪk| — of or relating to nihilism
nihility |nʌɪˈhɪlɪti| — the state of nonexistence
nil |nɪl| — a quantity of no importance
nilgai |ˈnɪlɡaɪ| — large Indian antelope; male is blue-grey with white markings; female is brownish with no horns
Nilotic |naɪˈlɒtɪk| — a group of languages of East Africa belonging to the Chari-Nile group
nimbi |ˈnɪmbaɪ| — (rare) plural form of nimbus
nimble |ˈnɪmbl| — moving quickly and lightly
nimbleness |ˈnimbəlnis| — intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind
nimbly |ˈnɪmbli| — in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease
nimbus |ˈnɪmbəs| — a dark grey cloud bearing rain
niminy-piminy |ˌnɪmɪnɪ ˈpɪmɪni| — affectedly dainty or refined
nincompoop |ˈnɪŋkəmpuːp| — a stupid foolish person
nine |naɪn| — the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
nine-killer |ˈkɪlər| — (zoology) The northern butcher bird.
ninefold |ˈnaɪnfoʊld| — by a factor of nine
ninepins |ˈnaɪnpɪnz| — a bowling game that is played by rolling a bowling ball down a bowling alley at a target of nine wooden pins
nineteen |ˌnaɪnˈtiːn| — the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one
nineteenth |ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ| — position 19 in a countable series of things
nineties |ˈnɑɪntiz| — the decade from 1890 to 1899
ninetieth |ˈnɑɪntiəθ| — position 90 in a countable series of things
ninety |ˈnaɪnti| — the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine
ninety-five — being five more than ninety
ninny |ˈnɪni| — a stupid foolish person
ninth |naɪnθ| — position nine in a countable series of things
ninthly |ˈnaɪnθlɪ| — In the ninth place; ninth in a row.
niobium |naɪˈoʊbiəm| — a soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium
nip |nɪp| — a small drink of liquor
nip off |ˈnɪp ˈɒf| — sever or remove by pinching or snipping
nipper |ˈnɪpər| — a young person of either sex
nippers |ˈnɪpəz| — plural form of nipper
nipping |ˈnɪpɪŋ| — capable of wounding
nipple |ˈnɪpl| — the small projection of a mammary gland
nipplewort |ˈnɪpəlˌwɜːrt| — A flowering plant, Lapsana communis, that yields a milky juice.
Nipponese |ˌnɪpəˈniːz| — a native or inhabitant of Japan
nippy |ˈnɪpi| — a sharp biting taste
nirvana |nɪrˈvɑːnə| — (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
Nisei |ˌnɪˈseɪ| — a person born in the United States of parents who emigrated from Japan
nisi |ˈnaɪsaɪ| — not final or absolute
nit |nɪt| — a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
nit-picking |ˈnɪtˌpɪkɪŋ| — The painstaking process of removing nits (lice eggs) from someone's hair.
niter — (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
nitid |ˈnɪtɪd| — bright with a steady but subdued shining
niton |ˈnaɪtɒn| — (obsolete) radon
nitrate |ˈnaɪtreɪt| — any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
nitration |naɪˈtreɪʃən| — (chemistry) The reaction of something with nitric acid; especially such a reaction, in the presence of sulphuric acid, to introduce a nitro functional group into a compound.
nitre |ˈnaɪtər| — (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
nitric |ˈnaɪtrɪk| — of or containing nitrogen
nitrification |naɪtrəfəˈkeɪʃən| — the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)
nitrify |ˈnaɪtrɪfaɪ| — convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
nitrite |ˈnaɪtraɪt| — the radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
nitrogen |ˈnaɪtrədʒən| — a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
nitrogenous |naɪˈtrɑːdʒənəs| — of or relating to or containing nitrogen
nitroglycerin |ˌnaɪtroʊˈɡlɪsəriːn| — a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)
nitroglycerine |ˌnaɪtroʊˈɡlɪsərən| — a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)
nitrometer |naɪˈtrɑːmɪtər| — (chemistry) An apparatus for determining the amount of nitrogen or some of its compounds in a substance.
nitrous |ˈnɪtrəs| — of or containing nitrogen
nitty |ˈnɪti| — Full of nits.
nitwit |ˈnɪtwɪt| — a stupid incompetent person
nitwitted |ˌnɪtˈwɪtɪd| — (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
nival |ˈnaɪvəl| — (obsolete) Abounding with snow; snowy.
niveous |ˈnɪvɪəs| — Snowy; resembling snow.
nix |nɪks| — a quantity of no importance
nixie |ˈnɪksi| — A female water-elf.
Nizam |naɪˈzæm| — (historical) A native sovereign of Hyderabad, India.