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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
N   Dico Tools
The 14th letter of the Roman alphabet


N   Dico Tools
(of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter


N   Dico Tools
A unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes


N   Dico Tools
The cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees


N   Dico Tools
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


N'Djamena   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river


N-type_semiconductor   Dico Tools
A semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of electrons


N-ways   Dico Tools
N is between 2 and infinity; "They split the loot four ways"


N.B.   Dico Tools
A Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something; "the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs"


N._Y._Stock_Exchange   Dico Tools
A stock exchange in New York


Na   Dico Tools
A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)


Na-Dene   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian languages


Nab   Dico Tools
Seize suddenly


Nab   Dico Tools
Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"


Nab   Dico Tools
Tag the base runner to get him out


Nabalus   Dico Tools
Genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes


Nabalus_alba   Dico Tools
Herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish-white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes


Nabalus_serpentarius   Dico Tools
Common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion''s foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes


Nabob   Dico Tools
A wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)


Nabob   Dico Tools
A governor in India during the Mogual empire


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Nabokov   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in Russia) (1899-1977)


Naboom   Dico Tools
Small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra


Nabothian_cyst   Dico Tools
A cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix


Nabothian_follicle   Dico Tools
A cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix


Nabothian_gland   Dico Tools
One of many small glands of the uterine cervix that secrete mucus


Nabu   Dico Tools
Babylonian god of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools


Nabumetone   Dico Tools
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen)


NAC   Dico Tools
A council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO; has political authority and powers of decision


Nacelle   Dico Tools
A streamlined enclosure for an aircraft engine


Nacho   Dico Tools
A tortilla chip topped with cheese and chili-pepper and broiled


Nacimiento   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,302 feet high)


Nacre   Dico Tools
The iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell


Nacreous   Dico Tools
Having a play of lustrous rainbow-like colors; "an iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster"


Nacreous   Dico Tools
Consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl


Nacreous_cloud   Dico Tools
A luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon


NAD   Dico Tools
A coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes


Nada   Dico Tools
A quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn''t hear zilch about it"


NADA_daiquiri   Dico Tools
A daiquiri made without alcohol


Nadine_Gordimer   Dico Tools
South African novelist and short-story writer whose work describes the effects of apartheid (born in 1923)


Nadir   Dico Tools
The point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected


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Nadir   Dico Tools
An extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything


Nadolol   Dico Tools
A beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina


NADP   Dico Tools
A coenzyme similar to NAD and present in most living cells but serves as a reductant in different metabolic processes


Naegele's_rule   Dico Tools
Rule for calculating an expected delivery date; subtract three months from the first day of the last menstrual period and add seven days to that date


Naemorhedus   Dico Tools
Gorals


Naemorhedus_goral   Dico Tools
Small goat antelope with small conical horns; of southern Asian mountains


Nafcil   Dico Tools
A penicillinase-resistant form of penicillin (trade name Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci


Nafcillin   Dico Tools
A penicillinase-resistant form of penicillin (trade name Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci


Nag   Dico Tools
An old or over-worked horse


Nag   Dico Tools
Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault


Nag   Dico Tools
Remind or urge constantly; "she nagged to take a vacation"


Nag   Dico Tools
Bother persistently with trivial complaints; "She nags her husband all day long"


Nag   Dico Tools
Worry persistently; "nagging concerns and doubts"


Naga   Dico Tools
Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma


Nagami   Dico Tools
Shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats


Nagami_kumquat   Dico Tools
Shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats


Nagano   Dico Tools
A city in central Honshu northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine


Nagari   Dico Tools
A syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi


Nagari_script   Dico Tools
A syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi


Nagasaki   Dico Tools
A city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center; on August 9, 1945 Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb


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Nageia   Dico Tools
Small genus of Asian evergreen trees having columnar crowns and distinguished by leaves lacking a midrib; eastern Asia including India and Philippines and New Guinea


Nageia_nagi   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves; southern China to Taiwan and southern Japan


Nagger   Dico Tools
Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault


Nagging   Dico Tools
Continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"


Nagi   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves; southern China to Taiwan and southern Japan


Nagoya   Dico Tools
An industrial city in southern Honshu


Nag_Hammadi   Dico Tools
A collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of first-hand knowledge of Gnosticism


Nag_Hammadi   Dico Tools
A town in Upper Egypt


Nag_Hammadi_Library   Dico Tools
A collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of first-hand knowledge of Gnosticism


Naha_City   Dico Tools
The chief city in the Ryukyu Islands


Nahuatl   Dico Tools
The Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Nahuatl people


Nahuatl   Dico Tools
A member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico


Nahum   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book telling Nahum''s prophecy of the fall of Nineveh


Nahum   Dico Tools
A Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC


Naiad   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains


Naiad   Dico Tools
Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water


Naiadaceae   Dico Tools
Monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers


Naiadales   Dico Tools
An order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants


Naiad_family   Dico Tools
Monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers


Naiant   Dico Tools
Applied to a fish depicted horizontally


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Naias   Dico Tools
Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae


Naif   Dico Tools
Marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager''s naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe ap


Naiki   Dico Tools
A Dravidian language spoken in south central India


Nail   Dico Tools
A thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener


Nail   Dico Tools
Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits


Nail   Dico Tools
A former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard


Nail   Dico Tools
Complete a pass


Nail   Dico Tools
Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"


Nail   Dico Tools
Attach something somewhere by means of nails; "nail the board onto the wall"


Nail   Dico Tools
Hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"


Nail   Dico Tools
Locate exactly; "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"


Nail   Dico Tools
Succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"


Nail   Dico Tools
Succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"


Nail-biting   Dico Tools
(of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense


Nail-tailed_kangaroo   Dico Tools
Small wallabies with a horny nail on the tip of the tail


Nail-tailed_wallaby   Dico Tools
Small wallabies with a horny nail on the tip of the tail


Nailbrush   Dico Tools
A brush used to clean a person''s fingernails


Nailer   Dico Tools
A worker who attaches something by nailing it


Nailfile   Dico Tools
A small flat file for shaping the nails


Nailhead   Dico Tools
Flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point


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Nailhead   Dico Tools
Something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device


Nailrod   Dico Tools
Tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa


Nail_down   Dico Tools
Make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; "let''s finalize the proposal"


Nail_down   Dico Tools
Define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"


Nail_down   Dico Tools
Succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"


Nail_enamel   Dico Tools
A cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny


Nail_hole   Dico Tools
A hole left after a nail is removed


Nail_polish   Dico Tools
A cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny


Nail_varnish   Dico Tools
A cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny


Nainsook   Dico Tools
A soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies


Naira   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Nigeria


Nairobi   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris


Naismith   Dico Tools
United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939)


Naive   Dico Tools
Lacking sophistication


Naive   Dico Tools
Lacking experience of life; "a callow youth of seventeen"


Naive   Dico Tools
Marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager''s naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe ap


Naively   Dico Tools
In a naive manner; "he believed, naively, that she would leave him her money"


Naiveness   Dico Tools
Lack of sophistication or worldliness


Naivete   Dico Tools
Lack of sophistication or worldliness


Naivety   Dico Tools
Lack of sophistication or worldliness


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Naive_art   Dico Tools
A genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists


Naive_realism   Dico Tools
(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical object continue to exist when not perceived


Naja   Dico Tools
Cobras


Najadaceae   Dico Tools
Monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers


Najas   Dico Tools
Sole genus of the family Naiadaceae


Naja_haje   Dico Tools
Cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death


Naja_hannah   Dico Tools
Large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies; the largest venomous snake; sometimes placed in genus Naja


Naja_naja   Dico Tools
Of tropical Africa and Asia


Naja_nigricollis   Dico Tools
Aggressive cobra widely distributed in Africa; rarely bites but spits venom that may cause blindness


Najd   Dico Tools
A central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formely an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Naked   Dico Tools
Completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waist up"; "a nude model"


Naked   Dico Tools
Devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure; "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"


Naked   Dico Tools
Having no protecting or concealing cover; "naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare


Naked   Dico Tools
(of the eye or ear e.g.) without the aid of an optical or acoustical device or instrument; "visible to the naked eye"; "clearly audible to the unaided ear"


Nakedly   Dico Tools
Without clothing; "Henriette saw the weaving figure of an Apache warrior reel nakedly on a pony and rush by with a rifle raised"


Nakedly   Dico Tools
In an exposed manner; without protection or defense; "they were attacked as they huddled nakedly on the bare hill"


Nakedness   Dico Tools
The state of being without clothing or covering of any kind


Nakedwood   Dico Tools
Tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood


Nakedwood   Dico Tools
Any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood


Naked_as_a_jaybird   Dico Tools
(used informally) completely unclothed


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Naked_as_the_day_one_was_born   Dico Tools
As naked as at birth


Naked_as_the_day_you_were_born   Dico Tools
As naked as at birth


Naked_eye   Dico Tools
The eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects; "it is not safe to look directly at the sun with the naked eye"


Naked_lady   Dico Tools
Amaryllis of South Africa often cultivated for its fragrant white or rose flowers


Naked_lady   Dico Tools
Bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers; native to western and central Europe


Naked_mole_rat   Dico Tools
Fetal-looking colonial rodent of east Africa; neither mole nor rat; they feed on tubers and have a social structure similar to that of honeybees and termites


Naked_option   Dico Tools
A put or call option for which the seller or buyer has no underlying security position


Nakuru   Dico Tools
A city in western Kenya; commercial center of an agricultural region


Nalchik   Dico Tools
A city in southwestern Russia in a valley of the Caucasus Mountains; an industrial center and health resort


Nalfon   Dico Tools
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Nalfon) used in the treatment of arthritis and other painful inflammatory disorders


Nalidixic_acid   Dico Tools
Antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections


Nalline   Dico Tools
A narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)


Nalorphine   Dico Tools
A narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)


Naloxone   Dico Tools
A potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine


Naltrexone   Dico Tools
An oral antagonist against the action of opiates


Namby-pamby   Dico Tools
An insipid weakling who is foolishly sentimental


Namby-pamby   Dico Tools
Weak in willpower


Name   Dico Tools
By the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"


Name   Dico Tools
A language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"


Name   Dico Tools
A defamatory or abusive word or phrase; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"


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Name   Dico Tools
Family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"


Name   Dico Tools
A well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music"


Name   Dico Tools
A person''s reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"


Name   Dico Tools
Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis


Name   Dico Tools
Identify as in botany or biology, for example


Name   Dico Tools
Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"


Name   Dico Tools
Mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"


Name   Dico Tools
Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"


Name   Dico Tools
Give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"


Name   Dico Tools
Assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"


Name   Dico Tools
Create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"


Name   Dico Tools
Charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"


Name-dropping   Dico Tools
The practice of casually mentioning important people in order to impress your listener; "the hard thing about name-dropping is to avoid being too obvious about it"


Named   Dico Tools
Bearing the author''s name; "a named source"


Named   Dico Tools
Given or having a specified name; "they called his name Jesus"; "forces...which Empedocles called `love'' and `hate''"; "an actor named Harold Lloyd"; "a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace"


Namedrop   Dico Tools
Refer to people that one assumes one''s interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them


Nameko   Dico Tools
One of the most important fungi cultivated in Japan


Nameless   Dico Tools
Being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"


Namelessness   Dico Tools
The state of being anonymous


Namely   Dico Tools
As follows


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Nameplate   Dico Tools
A plate bearing a name


Namer   Dico Tools
A person who gives a name or names; "the owner is usually the namer of a boat"


Names   Dico Tools
Verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument


Namesake   Dico Tools
A person with the same name as another


Name_and_address   Dico Tools
Written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location


Name_calling   Dico Tools
Verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument


Name_day   Dico Tools
The feast day of a saint whose name one bears


Name_dropper   Dico Tools
Someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends


Name_part   Dico Tools
The role of the character after whom the play is named


Name_tag   Dico Tools
A tag showing the name of the person who wears it


Namibia   Dico Tools
A republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia form part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa


Namibian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Namibia


Namibian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Namibia or its people


Namib_Desert   Dico Tools
A desert in Namibia extending along the coast between the high plateau and the Atlantic Ocean


Naming   Dico Tools
The act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"


Naming   Dico Tools
The verbal act of naming; "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"


Naming(a)   Dico Tools
Inclined to or serving for the giving of names; "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"


Nammad   Dico Tools
An embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt


Nammu   Dico Tools
Goddess personifying the primeval sea; mother of the gods and of heaven and earth


Namoi   Dico Tools
A river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River


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Namoi_River   Dico Tools
A river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River


Nampa   Dico Tools
A town in southwestern Idaho


Namtar   Dico Tools
A demon personifying death; messenger of the underworld goddess Ereshkigal bringing death to mankind


Namtaru   Dico Tools
A demon personifying death; messenger of the underworld goddess Ereshkigal bringing death to mankind


Namur   Dico Tools
A city in south central Belgium situated on a promontory between the Meuse River and the Sambre River; the site of intense fighting in World War I and World War II


Nan   Dico Tools
Leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop


Nan   Dico Tools
A river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao Phraya


Nan   Dico Tools
Your grandmother


Nan-chang   Dico Tools
A walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang


Nan-ning   Dico Tools
An industrial city in southern China


Nanaimo   Dico Tools
A town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island west of Vancouver


Nanak   Dico Tools
Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism; he taught that all men had a right to search for knowledge of God and that spiritual liberation could be attained by meditating on the name of God (1469-1538)


Nance   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for an openly homosexual man


Nancere   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in Chad


Nanchang   Dico Tools
A walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang


Nancy   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern France in Lorraine


Nancy_Freeman_Mitford   Dico Tools
English writer of comic novels (1904-1973)


Nancy_Mitford   Dico Tools
English writer of comic novels (1904-1973)


Nancy_Witcher_Astor   Dico Tools
British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)


Nanda_Devi   Dico Tools
A mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)


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Nandrolone   Dico Tools
An androgen (trade names Durabolin or Kabolin) that is used to treat testosterone deficiency or breast cancer or osteoporosis


Nandu   Dico Tools
Smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan


NAND_circuit   Dico Tools
A logic gate that produces an output that is the inverse of the output of an AND gate


NAND_gate   Dico Tools
A logic gate that produces an output that is the inverse of the output of an AND gate


Nanga_Parbat   Dico Tools
A mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)


Nanism   Dico Tools
A genetic abnormality resulting in short stature


Nanjing   Dico Tools
A city in eastern China on the Yangtze River; a former capital of China; the scene of a Japanese massacre in the 1930s


Nankeen   Dico Tools
A durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color


Nanking   Dico Tools
A city in eastern China on the Yangtze River; a former capital of China; the scene of a Japanese massacre in the 1930s


Nanna   Dico Tools
God of the moon; counterpart of the Akkadian Sin


Nanna   Dico Tools
(Norse mythology) wife of Balder


Nanning   Dico Tools
An industrial city in southern China


Nanny   Dico Tools
Female goat


Nanny   Dico Tools
A woman who is the custodian of children


Nanny-goat   Dico Tools
Female goat


Nanocephalic   Dico Tools
Having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain; "a nanocephalic dwarf"


Nanocephaly   Dico Tools
An abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain


Nanogram   Dico Tools
One billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram


Nanometer   Dico Tools
A metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter


Nanometre   Dico Tools
A metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter


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Nanomia   Dico Tools
Small creatures resembling pieces of fuzzy rope; each with a cluster of swimming bells serving as the head and long elastic tentacles for drawing in prey


Nanophthalmos   Dico Tools
Condition in which both eyes are abnormally small but otherwise normal


Nanosecond   Dico Tools
One billionth of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond


Nanotechnology   Dico Tools
The branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)


Nanotube   Dico Tools
A fullerene molecule having a cylindirical or toroidal shape


Nanovolt   Dico Tools
A unit of potential equal to one billionth of a volt


Nansen   Dico Tools
Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)


Nantes   Dico Tools
A port city in western France on the Loire estuary


Nanticoke   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language spoken by the Nanticoke and Conoy people


Nanticoke   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people formerly of Maryland and eastern Delaware


Nantua   Dico Tools
White sauce with whipping cream and shrimp butter


Nantucket   Dico Tools
An island resort off Cape Cod; formerly a center of the whaling industry


Nanus   Dico Tools
A person who is abnormally small


Nan_Ling   Dico Tools
A mountain range in southeastern China running generally east to west


Nan_River   Dico Tools
A river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao Phraya


Naomi   Dico Tools
The mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament


Nap   Dico Tools
A card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes


Nap   Dico Tools
A short sleep (usually not in bed)


Nap   Dico Tools
The yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"


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A soft or fuzzy surface texture


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Nap   Dico Tools
A period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn''t time for a nap"


Nap   Dico Tools
Take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"


Napa   Dico Tools
Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia


Napaea   Dico Tools
Greek mythology


Napaea   Dico Tools
1 species: glade mallow


Napaea_dioica   Dico Tools
Tall coarse American herb having palmate leaves and numerous small white dioecious flowers; found wild in most alluvial soils of eastern and central United States


Napalm   Dico Tools
Gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flame throwers


Nape   Dico Tools
The back side of the neck


Napea   Dico Tools
Greek mythology


Napery   Dico Tools
Linens for the dining table


Naphazoline   Dico Tools
Vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation


Naphtha   Dico Tools
Any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents


Naphthalene   Dico Tools
A white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs


Naphthalene_poisoning   Dico Tools
Toxic condition resulting from inhaling or ingesting naphthalene


Naphthol   Dico Tools
Either of two phenols derived from naphthalene


Naphthoquinone   Dico Tools
A fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood


Napier   Dico Tools
Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)


Napier's_bones   Dico Tools
A set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier


Napier's_rods   Dico Tools
A set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier


Napierian_logarithm   Dico Tools
A logarithm to the base e


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Napkin   Dico Tools
Garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement


Napkin   Dico Tools
To protect clothing; wipe mouth


Napkin_ring   Dico Tools
A circular band used to hold a particular person''s napkin


Naples   Dico Tools
A port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region


Naples_garlic   Dico Tools
European onion with white flowers


Napoleon   Dico Tools
A card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes


Napoleon   Dico Tools
A rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream


Napoleon   Dico Tools
French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)


Napoleonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or like Napoleon Bonaparte; "Napoleonic Wars"


Napoleonic_Wars   Dico Tools
A series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815


Napoleon_Bonaparte   Dico Tools
French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)


Napoleon_I   Dico Tools
French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)


Napoleon_III   Dico Tools
Nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)


Napoli   Dico Tools
A port and tourist center in southwestern Italy; capital of the Campania region


Napped   Dico Tools
(of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics"


Napping   Dico Tools
Not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


Nappy   Dico Tools
Garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement


Nappy   Dico Tools
In small tight curls


Naprapath   Dico Tools
A therapist who practices naprapathy


Naprapathy   Dico Tools
A drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues


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Naprosyn   Dico Tools
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain


Naproxen   Dico Tools
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain


Naproxen_sodium   Dico Tools
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen)


Napu   Dico Tools
Chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil; found in India and Malaya


Naqua   Dico Tools
Diuretic drug (trade name Naqua) used to treat hypertension


NARA   Dico Tools
The independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections


Naranjilla   Dico Tools
Small perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges


Narc   Dico Tools
A lawman concerned with narcotics violations


Narcan   Dico Tools
A potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine


Narcism   Dico Tools
An exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself


Narcissism   Dico Tools
An exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself


Narcissist   Dico Tools
Someone in love with themselves


Narcissistic   Dico Tools
Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance


Narcissistic_personality   Dico Tools
Personality marked by self-love and self-absorption; unrealistic views about your own qualities and little regard for others


Narcissus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection


Narcissus   Dico Tools
Bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters


Narcissus_jonquilla   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers


Narcissus_papyraceus   Dico Tools
A daffodil having star-shaped white blossoms; often grown indoors to bloom in the winter


Narcissus_pseudonarcissus   Dico Tools
Any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown


Narcist   Dico Tools
Someone in love with themselves


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Narco-state   Dico Tools
An area that has been taken over and is controlled and corrupted by drug cartels and where law enforcement is effectively nonexistent; "this Mexican town has become a narco-state that ships 100 pounds of cocaine to the United States every day"


Narcolepsy   Dico Tools
A sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep; "he believes that narcolepsy is attributable to an inability to suppress REM sleep during waking"


Narcoleptic   Dico Tools
A soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep


Narcoleptic   Dico Tools
A person who has narcolepsy


Narcoleptic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to narcolepsy


Narcosis   Dico Tools
Unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia


Narcoterrorism   Dico Tools
The financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade


Narcotic   Dico Tools
A drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction


Narcotic   Dico Tools
Inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech"


Narcotic   Dico Tools
Inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs"


Narcotic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or designating narcotics; "narcotic addicts"; "narcotic stupor"


Narcotics_agent   Dico Tools
A lawman concerned with narcotics violations


Narcotic_antagonist   Dico Tools
An antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration)


Narcotise   Dico Tools
Administer narcotics to


Narcotised   Dico Tools
Under the influence of narcotics; "knocked out by doped wine"; "a drugged sleep"; "were under the effect of the drugged sweets"; "in a narcotized state; stuperous"


Narcotising   Dico Tools
Inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs"


Narcotize   Dico Tools
Administer narcotics to


Narcotized   Dico Tools
Under the influence of narcotics; "knocked out by doped wine"; "a drugged sleep"; "were under the effect of the drugged sweets"; "in a narcotized state; stuperous"


Narcotizing   Dico Tools
Inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs"


Narcotraffic   Dico Tools
Traffic in illegal drugs


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Nard   Dico Tools
An aromatic ointment used in antiquity


Nardil   Dico Tools
Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression


Nardo   Dico Tools
Australian clover fern


Nardoo   Dico Tools
Australian clover fern


Nares_Deep   Dico Tools
A depression in the floor of the Atlantic Ocean north of Haiti and Puerto Rico


Narghile   Dico Tools
An oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"


Nargileh   Dico Tools
An oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"


Narial   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or near the nares


Naris   Dico Tools
Any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx


Nark   Dico Tools
A lawman concerned with narcotics violations


Nark   Dico Tools
An informer or spy working for the police


Nark   Dico Tools
Inform or spy (for the police)


Nark   Dico Tools
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"


Narragansett_Bay   Dico Tools
A deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Rhode Island


Narrate   Dico Tools
Narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"


Narrate   Dico Tools
Provide commentary for a film, for example


Narration   Dico Tools
(rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth


Narration   Dico Tools
The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"


Narration   Dico Tools
A message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney''s stories entertain adults as well as children"


Narrative   Dico Tools
A message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney''s stories entertain adults as well as children"


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Narrative   Dico Tools
Consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story; "narrative poetry"


Narrator   Dico Tools
Someone who tells a story


Narrow   Dico Tools
A narrow strait connecting two bodies of water


Narrow   Dico Tools
Become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Limited in size or scope; "the narrow sense of a word"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"


Narrow   Dico Tools
Very limited in degree; "won by a narrow margin"; "a narrow escape"


Narrow-body   Dico Tools
A commercial airliner with a single aisle


Narrow-body_aircraft   Dico Tools
A commercial airliner with a single aisle


Narrow-leaf_cattail   Dico Tools
Reed maces of America, Europe, North Africa, Asia


Narrow-leaf_penstemon   Dico Tools
Plant having small narrow leaves and blue-violet flowers in long open clusters; Utah and Colorado to New Mexico and Arizona


Narrow-leaved_bottletree   Dico Tools
Large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside; sometimes placed in genus Sterculia


Narrow-leaved_everlasting_pea   Dico Tools
European perennial with mottled purple-pink flowers; sometimes cultivated for fodder or as green manure


Narrow-leaved_flame_flower   Dico Tools
Similar to Talinum aurantiacum but with narrower leaves and yellow-orange flowers; southwestern United States


Narrow-leaved_plantain   Dico Tools
An Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions


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Narrow-leaved_reedmace   Dico Tools
Reed maces of America, Europe, North Africa, Asia


Narrow-leaved_spleenwort   Dico Tools
North American fern with narrow fronds on yellowish leafstalks


Narrow-leaved_strap_fern   Dico Tools
Fern with shorter and narrower leaves than Florida strap fern; Florida to West Indies and Mexico and south to Argentina


Narrow-leaved_water_plantain   Dico Tools
A variety of water plantain


Narrow-leaved_white-topped_aster   Dico Tools
A variety of white-topped aster


Narrow-minded   Dico Tools
Lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"


Narrow-minded   Dico Tools
Rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines


Narrow-minded   Dico Tools
Capable of being shocked


Narrow-mindedly   Dico Tools
In a narrow-minded manner; "narrow-mindedly, the authorities closed down the cafe where teenagers used to hang out"


Narrow-mindedness   Dico Tools
An inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior


Narrowboat   Dico Tools
A long narrow boat used on canals to carry freight


Narrowbody_aircraft   Dico Tools
A commercial airliner with a single aisle


Narrowed   Dico Tools
Having the opening reduced squeezed


Narrowed   Dico Tools
Made narrow; limited in breadth; "narrowed arteries impair blood circulation"; "a narrowed view of the world"


Narrowed   Dico Tools
Reduced in size as by squeezing together; "his narrowed eyes"


Narrowhead_morel   Dico Tools
A morel whose pitted fertile body is attached to the stalk with little free skirt around it; the fertile body is gray when young and black in old age


Narrowing   Dico Tools
The act of making something narrower


Narrowing   Dico Tools
An instance of becoming narrow


Narrowing   Dico Tools
A decrease in width


Narrowing   Dico Tools
(of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom


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Narrowing   Dico Tools
Becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"


Narrowly   Dico Tools
In a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions; "he interprets the law narrowly"


Narrowness   Dico Tools
The property of being narrow; having little width


Narrowness   Dico Tools
An inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior


Narrow_beech_fern   Dico Tools
Beech fern of North America and Eurasia


Narrow_boat   Dico Tools
A long narrow boat used on canals to carry freight


Narrow_down   Dico Tools
Become more special; "We specialize in dried flowers"


Narrow_down   Dico Tools
Define clearly; "Can you pin down the difficulties"


Narrow_down   Dico Tools
Define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"


Narrow_escape   Dico Tools
Something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin


Narrow_gauge   Dico Tools
A railroad track (or its width) narrower than the standard 56.5 inches


Narrow_goldenrod   Dico Tools
Western American goldenrod with long narrow clusters of small yellow flowers


Narrow_wale   Dico Tools
Corduroy with narrow ribs


Narthecium   Dico Tools
Bog asphodels; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae


Narthecium_americanum   Dico Tools
Of the eastern United States: New Jersey to South Carolina


Narthecium_ossifragum   Dico Tools
Of western Europe: Scandinavia to northern Spain and Portugal


Narthex   Dico Tools
A vestibule leading to the nave of a church


Narthex   Dico Tools
Portico at the west end of an early Christian basilica or church


Narwal   Dico Tools
Small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk


Narwhal   Dico Tools
Small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk


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Narwhale   Dico Tools
Small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk


Nary(a)   Dico Tools
(used with singular count nouns) colloquial for `not a'' or `not one'' or `never a''; "heard nary a sound"


NASA   Dico Tools
An independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight


Nasal   Dico Tools
An elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose


Nasal   Dico Tools
A continuant consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed


Nasal   Dico Tools
Sounding as if the nose were pinched; "a whining nasal voice"


Nasal   Dico Tools
Of or in or relating to the nose; "nasal passages"


Nasale   Dico Tools
Speak in a nasal voice; "`Come here,'' he nasaled"


Nasalis   Dico Tools
Proboscis monkeys


Nasalisation   Dico Tools
The act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators


Nasalise   Dico Tools
Pronounce with a lowered velum; "She nasalizes all her vowels"


Nasalise   Dico Tools
Speak nasally or through the noze; "In this part of the country, people tend to nasalize"


Nasalis_larvatus   Dico Tools
Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose


Nasality   Dico Tools
A quality of the voice that is produced by nasal resonators


Nasalization   Dico Tools
The act of nasalizing; the utterance of sounds modulated by the nasal resonators


Nasalize   Dico Tools
Pronounce with a lowered velum; "She nasalizes all her vowels"


Nasalize   Dico Tools
Speak nasally or through the noze; "In this part of the country, people tend to nasalize"


Nasally   Dico Tools
In a nasal manner; "inhaled nasally"


Nasal_bone   Dico Tools
An elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose


Nasal_canthus   Dico Tools
The inner corner of the eye


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Nasal_cavity   Dico Tools
Either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx


Nasal_concha   Dico Tools
One of several turbinate bones in the nasal cavity


Nasal_consonant   Dico Tools
A continuant consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed


Nasal_decongestant   Dico Tools
A decongestant that provides temporary relief of nasal symptoms of the common cold and rhinitis and upper respiratory infections


Nasal_meatus   Dico Tools
The passages in the nasal cavity formed by the projections of the nasal conchae


Nasal_septum   Dico Tools
A partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavities


Nasal_sinus   Dico Tools
Any of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with lining of the nasal cavities


Nasal_twang   Dico Tools
Exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)


Nascence   Dico Tools
The event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"


Nascency   Dico Tools
The event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"


Nascent   Dico Tools
Coming into existence; "a nascent republic"


NASDAQ   Dico Tools
A computerized data system to provide brokers with price quotations for securities traded over the counter


Naseby   Dico Tools
A battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists


Nash   Dico Tools
United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)


Nashville   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Tennessee; located in the north central part of the state on the Cumberland River; known for country music


Nash_equilibrium   Dico Tools
(game theory) a stable state of a system that involves several interacting participants in which no participant can gain by a change of strategy as long as all the other participants remain unchanged


Nasion   Dico Tools
The craniometric point at the bridge of the nose where the frontal and nasal bones of the skull meet


Nasofrontal_vein   Dico Tools
A vein located in the anterior medial part of the orbit; connects the superior ophthalmic with the angular vein


Nasogastric_feeding   Dico Tools
Feeding consisting of delivering liquid nutrients through a tube passing through the nose and into the stomach


Nasolacrimal_duct   Dico Tools
A duct that carries tears from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity


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Nasopharyngeal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or located near the nasopharynx


Nasopharyngeal_leishmaniasis   Dico Tools
A form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa


Nasopharynx   Dico Tools
Cavity forming the upper part of the pharynx


Nasotracheal_tube   Dico Tools
A tube inserted into the trachea through the nose and pharynx; used to deliver oxygen


Nassau   Dico Tools
The capital of the Bahamas


Nasser   Dico Tools
Lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan


Nasser   Dico Tools
Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1870)


Nast   Dico Tools
United States political cartoonist (1840-1902)


Nastily   Dico Tools
In a nasty ill-tempered manner; "`Don''t expect me to help you,'' he added nastily"


Nastiness   Dico Tools
The quality of being unpleasant; "I flinched at the nastiness of his wound"


Nastiness   Dico Tools
Malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty


Nastiness   Dico Tools
A state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse


Nasturtium   Dico Tools
Flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings


Nasturtium   Dico Tools
Aquatic herbs


Nasturtium   Dico Tools
Any tropical American plant of the genus Tropaeolum having pungent juice and long-spurred yellow to red flowers


Nasturtium_amphibium   Dico Tools
Perennial herb found on streams and riversides throughout Europe except extreme north and Mediterranean; sometimes placed in genus Nasturtium


Nasturtium_family   Dico Tools
Coextensive with the genus Tropaeolum


Nasturtium_officinale   Dico Tools
Perennial Eurasian cress growing chiefly in springs or running water having fleshy pungent leaves used in salads or as a potherb or garnish; introduced in North America and elsewhere


Nasty   Dico Tools
Disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"


Nasty   Dico Tools
Characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"


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Nasty   Dico Tools
Thoroughly unpleasant; "filthy (or foul or nasty or vile) weather we''re having"


Nasty   Dico Tools
Exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"


Nasty   Dico Tools
Offensive or even (of persons) malicious; "in a nasty mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound


Nasua   Dico Tools
Coatis


Nasua_narica   Dico Tools
Omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America


Natal   Dico Tools
A port city in northeastern Brazil


Natal   Dico Tools
A region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean


Natal   Dico Tools
Relating to or accompanying birth; "natal injuries"; "natal day"; "natal influences"


Natal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the buttocks


Natalie_Wood   Dico Tools
United States film actress (1938-1981)


Natality   Dico Tools
The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year


Natal_day   Dico Tools
The date on which a person was born


Natal_plum   Dico Tools
Edible scarlet plum-like fruit of a South African plant


Natal_plum   Dico Tools
South African shrub having forked spines and plumlike fruit; frequently used as hedging


Natal_plum   Dico Tools
Very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves


Natantia   Dico Tools
Shrimp; prawns; etc.


Natator   Dico Tools
A person who travels through the water by swimming; "he is not a good swimmer"


Natatorium   Dico Tools
Pool that provides a facility for swimming; "`swimming bath'' is a British term"


Natchez   Dico Tools
A town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River


Nates   Dico Tools
The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"


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Nathaniel_Bailey   Dico Tools
English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)


Nathaniel_Bowditch   Dico Tools
United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)


Nathaniel_Currier   Dico Tools
United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives'' (1813-1888)


Nathaniel_Hawthorne   Dico Tools
United States writer of novels and short stories mostly on moral themes (1804-1864)


Nathan_Bailey   Dico Tools
English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)


Nathan_Birnbaum   Dico Tools
United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)


Nathan_Hale   Dico Tools
A soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country'' (1755-1776)


Naticidae   Dico Tools
Moonshells


Nation   Dico Tools
The people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation''s mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"


Nation   Dico Tools
A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation''s capitol"; "the country''s largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"


Nation   Dico Tools
A federation of tribes (especially native American tribes); "the Shawnee nation"


Nation   Dico Tools
United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)


National   Dico Tools
A person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"


National   Dico Tools
Inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation''s internal politics"


National   Dico Tools
Concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests"


National   Dico Tools
Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy"


National   Dico Tools
Owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks"


National   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark"


National   Dico Tools
Of or relating to nationality; "national origin"


National   Dico Tools
Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a national trait"


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Nationalisation   Dico Tools
Changing something from private to state ownership or control


Nationalisation   Dico Tools
The action of rendering national in character


Nationalisation   Dico Tools
The action of forming or becoming a nation


Nationalise   Dico Tools
Put under state control or ownership; "Mitterand nationalized the banks"


Nationalise   Dico Tools
Make national in character or scope; "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"


Nationalism   Dico Tools
Love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it


Nationalism   Dico Tools
The doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other


Nationalism   Dico Tools
The doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals


Nationalism   Dico Tools
The aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination


Nationalist   Dico Tools
An advocate of national independence of or a strong national government


Nationalist   Dico Tools
One who loves and defends his or her country


Nationalist   Dico Tools
Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others; "nationalist aspirations"; "minor nationalistic differences"


Nationalistic   Dico Tools
Devotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others; "nationalist aspirations"; "minor nationalistic differences"


Nationalistic   Dico Tools
Fanatically patriotic


Nationalist_China   Dico Tools
A government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the communists led by Mao Zedong


Nationalist_leader   Dico Tools
The leader of a nationalist movement


Nationality   Dico Tools
The status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization


Nationalization   Dico Tools
Changing something from private to state ownership or control


Nationalization   Dico Tools
The action of rendering national in character


Nationalization   Dico Tools
The action of forming or becoming a nation


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Nationalize   Dico Tools
Put under state control or ownership; "Mitterand nationalized the banks"


Nationalize   Dico Tools
Make national in character or scope; "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"


Nationally   Dico Tools
With regard to a nation taken as a whole; "a nationally uniform culture"


Nationally   Dico Tools
Extending throughout an entire nation; "nationally advertised"; "it was broadcast nationwide"


National_Academy_of_Sciences   Dico Tools
An honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War


National_Aeronautics_and_Space_Administration   Dico Tools
An independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight


National_anthem   Dico Tools
A song formally adopted as the anthem for a nation


National_Archives_and_Records_Administration   Dico Tools
The independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections


National_assistance   Dico Tools
Benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law


National_Association_of_Securities_Dealers_Automat   Dico Tools
A computerized data system to provide brokers with price quotations for securities traded over the counter


National_bank   Dico Tools
A commercial bank chartered by the federal government


National_Baseball_Hall_of_Fame   Dico Tools
A Hall of Fame and museum in Cooperstown, New York, honoring great baseball players


National_capital   Dico Tools
The capital city of a nation


National_censorship   Dico Tools
Censorship under civil authority of communications entering or leaving of crossing the borders of the United States or its territories or possessions


National_Climatic_Data_Center   Dico Tools
The part of NOAA that maintains the world''s largest active archive of weather data


National_debt   Dico Tools
The debt of the national government (as distinguished from the debts of individuals and businesses and political subdivisions)


National_debt_ceiling   Dico Tools
A limit set by Congress beyond which the national debt cannot rise; periodically raised by Congress


National_flag   Dico Tools
An emblem flown as a symbol of nationality


National_Guard   Dico Tools
United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either


National_Guard_Bureau   Dico Tools
The agency that administers the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; provides liaison between the Army and the Air Force and various National Guard units


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National_holiday   Dico Tools
Authorized by law and limiting work or official business


National_Imagery_and_Mapping_Agency   Dico Tools
A combat support agency that provides geospatial intelligence in support of national security


National_income   Dico Tools
The total value of all income in a nation (wages and profits and interest and rents and pension payments) during a given period (usually 1 yr)


National_Institutes_of_Health   Dico Tools
An agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government


National_Institute_of_Justice   Dico Tools
The law enforcement agency that is the research and development branch of the Department of Justice


National_Institute_of_Standards_and_Technology   Dico Tools
An agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs


National_insurance   Dico Tools
Social insurance program in Britain; based on contributions from employers and employees; provides payments to unemployed and sick and retired people as well as medical services


National_Intelligence_Community   Dico Tools
A group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States Government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence


National_Labor_Relations_Board   Dico Tools
An independent agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor unions


National_leader   Dico Tools
A man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs


National_Liberation_Army   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s


National_Liberation_Army   Dico Tools
A Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government''s efforts to stop the drug trade; "ELN kidnappers target foreig


National_Liberation_Front_of_Corsica   Dico Tools
A terrorist group formed in 1976 to work for Corsican independence; attacks on Corsica are aimed at sabotaging public infrastructure and symbols of colonialism


National_Library_of_Medicine   Dico Tools
The world''s largest medical library


National_monument   Dico Tools
Memorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic interest; set aside by national government for preservation and public enjoyment


National_Oceanic_and_Atmospheric_Administration   Dico Tools
An agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth''s environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather


National_park   Dico Tools
A tract of land declared by the national government to be public property


National_Park_Service   Dico Tools
An agency of the Interior Department responsible for the National Parks


National_Reconnaissance_Office   Dico Tools
An intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military


National_Rifle_Association   Dico Tools
A powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government


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National_Security_Agency   Dico Tools
The United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information


National_Security_Council   Dico Tools
A committee in the executive branch of government that advises the president on foreign and military and national security; supervises the Central Intelligence Agency


National_service   Dico Tools
(United Kingdom) compulsory service in the military during peacetime


National_socialism   Dico Tools
A form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism


National_socialist   Dico Tools
Relating to a form of socialism; "the national socialist party came to power in 1933"


National_Socialist_German_Workers'_Party   Dico Tools
The political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933


National_Technical_Information_Service   Dico Tools
An agency in the Technology Administration that is a primary resource for government-funded scientific and technical and engineering and business related information


National_trading_policy   Dico Tools
A government''s policy controlling foreign trade


National_Trust   Dico Tools
An organization concerned to preserve historic monuments and buildings and places of historical interest or natural beauty; founded in 1895 and supported by endowment and private subscription


National_Volunteers_Association   Dico Tools
A secret all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India''s Hindus


National_Weather_Service   Dico Tools
The federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps


Nationaol_Science_Foundation   Dico Tools
An independent agency of the federal government responsible for the promotion of progress in science and engineering by supporting programs in research and education


Nationwide   Dico Tools
Occurring or extending throughout a country or nation; "the event aroused nationwide interest"; "a countrywide fund-raising campaign"


Nationwide   Dico Tools
Extending throughout an entire nation; "nationally advertised"; "it was broadcast nationwide"


Nation_of_Islam   Dico Tools
A group of militant Black Americans who profess Islamic religious beliefs and advocate independence for Black Americans


Native   Dico Tools
A person who was born in a particular place; an indigenous person


Native   Dico Tools
Belonging to one by birth; "my native land"; "one''s native language"


Native   Dico Tools
Being such by origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad"


Native   Dico Tools
Being or composed of people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"


Native   Dico Tools
Normally existing at birth; "mankind''s connatural sense of the good"


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Native   Dico Tools
As found in nature in the elemental form; "native copper"


Native-born   Dico Tools
Belonging to a place by birth; "a native-born Scot"; "a native Scot"


Nativeness   Dico Tools
The quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin


Native_Alaskan   Dico Tools
A member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska


Native_American   Dico Tools
Any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived


Native_American   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages; "Native American religions"; "Indian arrowheads"


Native_Australian   Dico Tools
A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived


Native_bear   Dico Tools
Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark


Native_beech   Dico Tools
Tall Australian timber tree yielding tough hard wood used for staves etc


Native_cat   Dico Tools
Carnivorous arboreal catlike marsupials of Australia and Tasmania


Native_cranberry   Dico Tools
Small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes place in genus Styphelia


Native_fuchsia   Dico Tools
Erect deciduous shrub or tree to 10 feet with maroon-flushed flowers; New Zealand


Native_Hawaiian   Dico Tools
A member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people who lived in the Hawaiian Islands


Native_holly   Dico Tools
Low spreading evergreen shrub of southern Australia having triangular to somewhat heart-shaped foliage and orange-yellow flowers followed by flat winged pods


Native_land   Dico Tools
The country where you were born


Native_language   Dico Tools
The language that a person has spoken from earliest childhood


Native_orange   Dico Tools
Small Australian tree bearing edible dark purple fruit


Native_peach   Dico Tools
Red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam


Native_pear   Dico Tools
Tree bearing pear-shaped fruit with a thick woody epicarp


Native_pomegranate   Dico Tools
Small Australian tree bearing edible fruit resembling the pomegranate


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Native_speaker   Dico Tools
A speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood; "native speakers of French"


Native_sulfur   Dico Tools
An old name for sulfur


Native_sulphur   Dico Tools
An old name for sulfur


Nativism   Dico Tools
(philosophy) the philosophical theory that some ideas are innate


Nativism   Dico Tools
The policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)


Nativist   Dico Tools
A philosopher who subscribes to nativism


Nativist   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or advocating nativism; "nativist theories"; "the traditional controversy between the nativistic and empiristic theories"


Nativist   Dico Tools
Advocating the perpetuation of native societies; "the old nativist prejudice against the foreign businessman"; "the nativistic faith preaches the old values"- C.K.Kluckhohn


Nativistic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or advocating nativism; "nativist theories"; "the traditional controversy between the nativistic and empiristic theories"


Nativistic   Dico Tools
Advocating the perpetuation of native societies; "the old nativist prejudice against the foreign businessman"; "the nativistic faith preaches the old values"- C.K.Kluckhohn


Nativity   Dico Tools
The theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus''s birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas


Nativity   Dico Tools
The event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"


NATO   Dico Tools
An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security


Natriuresis   Dico Tools
The presence of abnormally large amounts of sodium in the urine


Natriuretic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to natriuresis


Natrix   Dico Tools
Water snakes; a cosmopolitan genus


Natrix_maura   Dico Tools
A small harmless grass snake


Natrix_natrix   Dico Tools
Harmless European snake with a bright yellow collar; common in England


Natrix_sipedon   Dico Tools
In some classifications placed in the genus Nerodia; western United States snake that seldom ventures far from water


Natrolite   Dico Tools
A group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of sodium and aluminum


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Natta   Dico Tools
Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979)


Natter   Dico Tools
Talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"


Natterjack   Dico Tools
Common brownish-yellow short-legged toad of western Europe; runs rather than hops


Nattily   Dico Tools
In a natty manner; with smartness; "it was arranged carefully and nattily"


Nattiness   Dico Tools
Stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance


Natty   Dico Tools
Marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"


Natural   Dico Tools
(craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake


Natural   Dico Tools
A notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat


Natural   Dico Tools
Someone regarded as certain to succeed; "he''s a natural for the job"


Natural   Dico Tools
Unaffected and natural looking; "a lifelike pose"; "a natural reaction"


Natural   Dico Tools
Being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"


Natural   Dico Tools
Related by blood; not adopted; "natural parent"


Natural   Dico Tools
In accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena"


Natural   Dico Tools
Existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation; "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers"


Natural   Dico Tools
Existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical; "a perfectly natural explanation"


Natural   Dico Tools
Of a key containing no sharps or flats; "B natural"


Natural   Dico Tools
Functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies; "it''s the natural thing to happen"; "natural immunity"; "a grandparent''s natural affection for a grandchild"


Natural   Dico Tools
(used especially of commodities) in the natural unprocessed condition; "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton"


Natural   Dico Tools
Unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct; "a cat''s natural aversion to water"; "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing"


Naturalisation   Dico Tools
Changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers'' phonology; "the naturalization in English of many Italian words"


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Naturalisation   Dico Tools
The introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous


Naturalisation   Dico Tools
The proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship


Naturalisation   Dico Tools
The quality of being brought into conformity with nature


Naturalise   Dico Tools
Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"


Naturalise   Dico Tools
Make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"


Naturalise   Dico Tools
Make more natural or lifelike


Naturalise   Dico Tools
Adopt to another place; "The stories had become naturalized into an American setting"


Naturalised   Dico Tools
Planted so as to give an effect of wild growth; "drifts of naturalized daffodils"


Naturalism   Dico Tools
(philosophy) the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms without recourse to spiritual or supernatural explanations


Naturalism   Dico Tools
An artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description


Naturalist   Dico Tools
A biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)


Naturalist   Dico Tools
An advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms


Naturalistic   Dico Tools
Representing what is real; not abstract or ideal; "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"


Naturalization   Dico Tools
Changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers'' phonology; "the naturalization in English of many Italian words"


Naturalization   Dico Tools
The introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous


Naturalization   Dico Tools
The proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship


Naturalization   Dico Tools
The quality of being brought into conformity with nature


Naturalize   Dico Tools
Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"


Naturalize   Dico Tools
Make into a citizen; "The French family was naturalized last year"


Naturalize   Dico Tools
Make more natural or lifelike


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Naturalize   Dico Tools
Adopt to another place; "The stories had become naturalized into an American setting"


Naturalize   Dico Tools
Explain with reference to nature


Naturalized   Dico Tools
Introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation


Naturalized   Dico Tools
Planted so as to give an effect of wild growth; "drifts of naturalized daffodils"


Naturally   Dico Tools
As might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"


Naturally   Dico Tools
According to nature; by natural means; without artificial help; "naturally grown flowers"


Naturally   Dico Tools
In a natural or normal manner; "speak naturally and easily"


Naturally   Dico Tools
Through inherent nature; "he was naturally lazy"


Naturally_occurring   Dico Tools
Existing by nature and without artificial aid; "one of the 93 naturally occuring chemical elements"


Naturalness   Dico Tools
The quality of being natural or based on natural principles; "he accepted the naturalness of death"; "the spontaneous naturalness of his manner"


Naturalness   Dico Tools
The quality of innocent naivete


Natural_ability   Dico Tools
Ability that is inherited


Natural_action   Dico Tools
A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"


Natural_childbirth   Dico Tools
Labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process; "natural childbirth is considered the safest for the baby"


Natural_covering   Dico Tools
A natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"


Natural_depression   Dico Tools
A sunken or depressed geological formation


Natural_elevation   Dico Tools
A raised or elevated geological formation


Natural_enclosure   Dico Tools
A naturally enclosed space


Natural_endowment   Dico Tools
Natural qualities or talents


Natural_event   Dico Tools
An event that happens


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Natural_family_planning   Dico Tools
Any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman''s menstrual cycle


Natural_fiber   Dico Tools
Derived from plants or animals


Natural_fibre   Dico Tools
Derived from plants or animals


Natural_gas   Dico Tools
A fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes


Natural_glass   Dico Tools
Magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly


Natural_history   Dico Tools
The systematic account of natural phenomena


Natural_immunity   Dico Tools
Immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual''s natural biologic makeup


Natural_language   Dico Tools
A human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language


Natural_language_processing   Dico Tools
The branch of information science that deals with natural language information


Natural_language_processing_application   Dico Tools
An application program that deals with natural language text


Natural_language_processor   Dico Tools
An application program that deals with natural language text


Natural_law   Dico Tools
A rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society


Natural_logarithm   Dico Tools
A logarithm to the base e


Natural_number   Dico Tools
The number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly


Natural_object   Dico Tools
An object occurring naturally; not made by man


Natural_order   Dico Tools
The physical universe considered as an orderly system subject to natural (not human or supernatural) laws


Natural_phenomenon   Dico Tools
All non-artificial phenomena


Natural_philosophy   Dico Tools
The science of matter and energy and their interactions


Natural_process   Dico Tools
A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"


Natural_resin   Dico Tools
A plant exudate


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Natural_resource   Dico Tools
Resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature


Natural_resources   Dico Tools
Resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature


Natural_science   Dico Tools
The sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena


Natural_scientist   Dico Tools
A biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)


Natural_selection   Dico Tools
A natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment


Natural_shape   Dico Tools
A shape created by natural forces; not man-made


Natural_spring   Dico Tools
A natural flow of ground water


Natural_state   Dico Tools
A wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild"


Natural_theology   Dico Tools
A theology that holds that knowledge of God can be acquired by human reason without the aid of divine revelation


Natural_virtue   Dico Tools
(scholasticism) one of the four virtues (prudence and justice and fortitude and temperance) derived from nature


Nature   Dico Tools
The complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person''s characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others"


Nature   Dico Tools
The essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized; "it is the nature of fire to burn"; "the true nature of jealousy"


Nature   Dico Tools
A particular type of thing; "problems of this type are very difficult to solve"; "he''s interested in trains and things of that nature"; "matters of a personal nature"


Nature   Dico Tools
The natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.; "they tried to preserve nature as they found it"


Nature   Dico Tools
A causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe; "the laws of nature"; "nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women"


Nature_study   Dico Tools
The study of animals and plants in the natural world (usually at an elementary level)


Nature_worship   Dico Tools
A system of religion that deifies and worships natural forces and phenomena


Naturism   Dico Tools
Going without clothes as a social practice


Naturist   Dico Tools
A person who practices nudity for reasons of health or religion


Naturistic   Dico Tools
In accord with naturism


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Naturopath   Dico Tools
A therapist who practices naturopathy


Naturopathy   Dico Tools
A method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process


Nat_Turner   Dico Tools
United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)


Nauch   Dico Tools
An intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls


Nauclea   Dico Tools
Small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves


Nauclea_diderrichii   Dico Tools
Large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus


Naucrates   Dico Tools
A genus of Carangidae


Naucrates_ductor   Dico Tools
Small pelagic fish often accompanying sharks or mantas


Naught   Dico Tools
Complete failure; "all my efforts led to naught"


Naught   Dico Tools
A quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn''t hear zilch about it"


Naughtily   Dico Tools
In a disobedient or naughty way; "he behaved badly in school"; "he mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister"; "behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room"


Naughtiness   Dico Tools
An attribute of mischievous children


Naughty   Dico Tools
Badly behaved; "he was saucy and mischievous in school"; "a naughty boy"


Naughty   Dico Tools
Suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"


Naumachia   Dico Tools
A naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans


Naumachy   Dico Tools
A naval spectacle; a mock sea battle put on by the ancient Romans


Naupathia   Dico Tools
Motion sickness experienced while traveling on water


Nauru   Dico Tools
A small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia west of the Gilbert Islands


Nauru   Dico Tools
An island republic on Nauru Island; phosphate exports support the economy


Nauruan   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Nauru


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Nauruan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the island republic of Nauru or its residents


Nauru_Island   Dico Tools
A small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia west of the Gilbert Islands


Nausea   Dico Tools
Disgust so strong it makes you feel sick


Nausea   Dico Tools
The state that precedes vomiting


Nauseant   Dico Tools
A medicine that induces nausea and vomiting


Nauseate   Dico Tools
Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"


Nauseate   Dico Tools
Upset and make nauseated; "The smell of the foood turned the pregnant woman''s stomach"; "The mold ont he food sickened the diners"


Nauseated   Dico Tools
Feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit


Nauseating   Dico Tools
Causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"


Nauseatingness   Dico Tools
Extreme unpalatability


Nauseous   Dico Tools
Causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"


Nautch   Dico Tools
An intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls


Nautch_dance   Dico Tools
An intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls


Nautch_girl   Dico Tools
A professional dancing girl in India


Nautical   Dico Tools
Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine insurance"


Nautical_chain   Dico Tools
A nautical unit of length (15 ft)


Nautical_linear_unit   Dico Tools
A linear unit of distance used in navigation


Nautical_mile   Dico Tools
A unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters


Nautical_mile   Dico Tools
A British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)


Nautical_signal_flag   Dico Tools
One of an international code of flag signals used between ships


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Nautilidae   Dico Tools
Spiral-shelled cephalopods


Nautilus   Dico Tools
Cephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions


Nautilus   Dico Tools
Cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells


Nautilus   Dico Tools
A submarine that is propelled by nuclear power


Naut_mi   Dico Tools
A unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters


Naut_mi   Dico Tools
A British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)


Navaho   Dico Tools
The Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho people


Navaho   Dico Tools
A member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah


Navajo   Dico Tools
The Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho people


Navajo   Dico Tools
A member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah


Naval   Dico Tools
Connected with or belonging to or used in a navy; "naval history"; "naval commander"; "naval vessels"


Naval_academy   Dico Tools
An academy for training naval officers


Naval_Air_Warfare_Center_Weapons_Division   Dico Tools
The principal Navy agency for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems


Naval_attache   Dico Tools
A military attache who is a commissioned or warrant officer in a navy


Naval_battle   Dico Tools
A pitched battle between naval fleets


Naval_blockade   Dico Tools
The interdiction of a nation''s lines of communication at sea by the use of naval power


Naval_brass   Dico Tools
Alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark


Naval_campaign   Dico Tools
An operation conducted primarily by naval forces in order to gain or extend or maintain control of the sea


Naval_chart   Dico Tools
A chart for a navigator showing the prevailing meteorological and hydrographic and navigational conditions


Naval_commander   Dico Tools
Naval officer in command of a fleet of warships


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Naval_division   Dico Tools
A group of ships of similar type


Naval_engineer   Dico Tools
A naval officer responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship''s engines


Naval_engineering   Dico Tools
The branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of ships


Naval_equipment   Dico Tools
Equipment for a navy


Naval_forces   Dico Tools
An organization of military naval forces


Naval_gun   Dico Tools
Naval weaponry consisting of a large gun carried on a warship


Naval_installation   Dico Tools
Military installation servicing naval forces


Naval_missile   Dico Tools
Naval weaponry consisting of a missile carried on a warship


Naval_officer   Dico Tools
An officer in the navy


Naval_radar   Dico Tools
Naval equipment consisting of a shipboard radar


Naval_Research_Laboratory   Dico Tools
The United States Navy''s defense laboratory that conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines


Naval_shipyard   Dico Tools
A military shipyard


Naval_Special_Warfare   Dico Tools
The agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare


Naval_Surface_Warfare_Center   Dico Tools
The agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for all aspects of surface warfare


Naval_tactical_data_system   Dico Tools
A shipboard system for collecting and displaying tactical data


Naval_Underwater_Warfare_Center   Dico Tools
The agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for submarine and undersea warfare systems


Naval_unit   Dico Tools
A military unit that is part of a navy


Naval_weaponry   Dico Tools
Weaponry for warships


Navane   Dico Tools
A tranquilizer (trade name Navane) used to treat schizophrenia


Navarino   Dico Tools
A decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships


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Nave   Dico Tools
The central area of a church


Navel   Dico Tools
Scar where the umbilical cord was attached


Navel   Dico Tools
The center point or middle of something


Navel_orange   Dico Tools
Seedless orange enclosing a small secondary fruit at the apex


Navel_point   Dico Tools
The center point or middle of something


Navicular   Dico Tools
The largest wrist bone on the thumb side


Navicular   Dico Tools
Shaped like a boat


Navigability   Dico Tools
Suitability for the passage of a ship or aircraft


Navigable   Dico Tools
Able to be sailed on or through safely; "navigable waters"; "a navigable channel"


Navigate   Dico Tools
Travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"


Navigate   Dico Tools
Direct carefully and safely; "He navigated his way to the altar"


Navigate   Dico Tools
Act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance; "Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"; "Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"


Navigation   Dico Tools
The work of a sailor


Navigation   Dico Tools
The guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place


Navigation   Dico Tools
Ship traffic; "the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"


Navigational   Dico Tools
Of or relating to navigation; "navigational aids"


Navigational_chart   Dico Tools
A chart for a navigator showing the prevailing meteorological and hydrographic and navigational conditions


Navigational_instrument   Dico Tools
An instrument used for navigating


Navigational_system   Dico Tools
A system ithat provides information useful in determining the position and course of a ship or aircraft


Navigation_light   Dico Tools
Light on an airplane that indicates the plane''s position and orientation; red light on the left (port) wing tip and green light on the right (starboard) wing tip


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Navigator   Dico Tools
In earlier times, a person who explored by ship


Navigator   Dico Tools
The member of an aircrew who is responsible for the aircraft''s course


Navigator   Dico Tools
The ship''s officer in charge of navigation


Navratilova   Dico Tools
United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women''s singles championships (born in 1856)


Navvy   Dico Tools
A laborer who is obliged to do menial work


Navy   Dico Tools
A dark shade of blue


Navy   Dico Tools
An organization of military naval forces


Navy_base   Dico Tools
Base of operations for a naval fleet


Navy_bean   Dico Tools
White-seeded bean; usually dried


Navy_blue   Dico Tools
A dark shade of blue


Navy_Cross   Dico Tools
A United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy


Navy_Department   Dico Tools
A former executive department of the United States government; created in 1798 and combined with the War Department in 1947


Navy_man   Dico Tools
A serviceman in the navy


Navy_SEAL   Dico Tools
A member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare; "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land"


Navy_Secretary   Dico Tools
Head of a former executive department; combined with the War Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947


Navy_yard   Dico Tools
A military shipyard


Nawab   Dico Tools
A governor in India during the Mogual empire


NAWCWPNS   Dico Tools
The principal Navy agency for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems


Nay   Dico Tools
A negative; "the nays have it"


Nay   Dico Tools
Not this merely but also; not only so but; "each of us is peculiar, nay, in a sense unique"


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Naysayer   Dico Tools
Someone with an aggressively negative attitude


Naysaying   Dico Tools
The act of saying no to a request


Nazarene   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of Nazareth


Nazarene   Dico Tools
An early name for any Christian


Nazarene   Dico Tools
A member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they we


Nazarene   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the town of Nazareth or its inhabitants


Nazarene   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Nazarenes or their religion


Nazareth   Dico Tools
A historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary


Naze   Dico Tools
A cape at the southern tip of Norway


Nazi   Dico Tools
A German member of Adolf Hitler''s political party


Nazi   Dico Tools
Relating to a form of socialism; "the national socialist party came to power in 1933"


Nazi   Dico Tools
Relating to or consistent with or typical of the ideology and practice of Nazism or the Nazis; "the total Nazi crime"; "the Nazi interpretation of history"


Nazification   Dico Tools
Social process of adopting (or being forced to adopt) Nazism; "as the process of Nazification spread they paid less attention to public opinion"


Nazify   Dico Tools
Cause or force to adopt Nazism or a Nazi character; "Hitler nazified Germany in the 1930''s"; "The arts were nazified everywhere in Germany"


Naziism   Dico Tools
A form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism


Nazimova   Dico Tools
United States actress (born in Russia) (1879-1945)


Nazism   Dico Tools
A form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism


Nazi_Germany   Dico Tools
The Nazi dictatorship under Hitler (1933-1945)


Nazi_Party   Dico Tools
The political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933


NB   Dico Tools
A Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something; "the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs"


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Nb   Dico Tools
A soft gray ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium


NbE   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north


NbW   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point west of due north


NC   Dico Tools
A state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies


NCDC   Dico Tools
The part of NOAA that maintains the world''s largest active archive of weather data


ND   Dico Tools
A state of north central United States bordering on Canada


Nd   Dico Tools
A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium


Ndebele   Dico Tools
A Bantu language sometimes considered a dialect of Zulu


Ndjamena   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river


NE   Dico Tools
A midwestern state on the Great Plains


NE   Dico Tools
The compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees


Ne   Dico Tools
A colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts


Ne'er   Dico Tools
Not ever; at no time in the past or future; "I have never been to China"; "I shall never forget this day"; "had never seen a circus"; "never on Sunday"; "I will never marry you!"


Ne'er-do-well   Dico Tools
An idle worthless person


Neandertal   Dico Tools
Extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia


Neandertal   Dico Tools
Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"


Neandertal   Dico Tools
Relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man; "Neanderthal skull"


Neandertal_man   Dico Tools
Extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia


Neanderthal   Dico Tools
Extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia


Neanderthal   Dico Tools
Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"


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Neanderthal   Dico Tools
Relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man; "Neanderthal skull"


Neanderthalian   Dico Tools
Relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man; "Neanderthal skull"


Neanderthal_man   Dico Tools
Extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia


Neap   Dico Tools
A less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon


Neapolitan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Naples or its people


Neapolitan_ice_cream   Dico Tools
A block of ice cream with 3 or 4 layers of different colors and flavors


Neap_tide   Dico Tools
A less than average tide occurring at the first and third quarters of the moon


Near   Dico Tools
Move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"


Near   Dico Tools
Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears";


Near   Dico Tools
Very close in resemblance; "sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"


Near   Dico Tools
With or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"


Near   Dico Tools
Giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"


Near   Dico Tools
Closely resembling the genuine article; "near beer"; "a dress of near satin"


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Near   Dico Tools
Near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don''t shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn''t come close";


Near(a)   Dico Tools
Being on the left side; "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal''s left side is its near or nigh side"


Near-blind   Dico Tools
Having greatly reduced vision


Near-death_experience   Dico Tools
The experience of being close to death but surviving


Nearby   Dico Tools
Close at hand; "the nearby towns"; "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"


Nearby   Dico Tools
Not far away in relative terms; "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"


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(comparative of `near'') being the one of two that is less distant in space; "we walked to the nearer house"


Nearer   Dico Tools
(comparative of `near'' or `close'') within a shorter distance; "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation"


Nearest   Dico Tools
(superlative of `near'' or `nigh'') most near


Nearest   Dico Tools
(superlative of `near'' or `close'') within the shortest distance; "that was the time he came nearest to death"


Nearly   Dico Tools


Nearly   Dico Tools
In a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"


Nearness   Dico Tools
The spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance; "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"


Nearside   Dico Tools
The side of a vehicle nearest the kerb


Nearsighted   Dico Tools
Unable to see distant objects clearly


Nearsightedness   Dico Tools
(ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye''s faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred


Near_beer   Dico Tools
Drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol


Near_East   Dico Tools
The area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and


Near_gale   Dico Tools
Wind moving 32-38 knots; 7 on the Beaufort scale


Near_miss   Dico Tools
An accidental collision that is narrowly avoided


Near_thing   Dico Tools
Something that barely avoids failure or disaster


Near_vision   Dico Tools
Vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer


Neat   Dico Tools
Free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent''s cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon''s knife"


Neat   Dico Tools
Without water; "took his whiskey neat"


Neat   Dico Tools
Free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"


Neat   Dico Tools
Very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"


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Neat   Dico Tools
Clean or orderly; "her neat dress"; "a neat room"


Neat   Dico Tools
Showing care in execution; "neat homework"; "neat handwriting"


Neat's-foot_oil   Dico Tools
A pale yellow oil made from the feet and legs of cattle; used as a dressing for leather


Neaten   Dico Tools
Care for one''s external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"


Neaten   Dico Tools
Put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!"


Neatly   Dico Tools
With neatness; "she put the slippers under the bed neatly"


Neatness   Dico Tools
The trait of being neat and orderly


Neatness   Dico Tools
The state of being neat and smart and trim


Neb   Dico Tools
Horny projecting mouth of a bird


Neb   Dico Tools
A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal''s head; especially the nose


Nebbech   Dico Tools
(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton


Nebbish   Dico Tools
(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton


Nebcin   Dico Tools
An antibiotic (trade name Nebcin) that is especially effective against gram-negative bacteria


NEbE   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point east of northeast


Nebiim   Dico Tools
The second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures


NEbN   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point north of northeast


Nebo   Dico Tools
Babylonian god of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools


Nebraska   Dico Tools
A midwestern state on the Great Plains


Nebraskan   Dico Tools
A resident of Nebraska


Nebraska_fern   Dico Tools
Large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous


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Nebuchadnezzar   Dico Tools
A very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine; used especially for display


Nebuchadnezzar   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)


Nebuchadnezzar_II   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)


Nebuchadrezzar   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)


Nebuchadrezzar_II   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)


Nebula   Dico Tools
(pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea


Nebula   Dico Tools
An immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space


Nebula   Dico Tools
Cloudiness of the urine


Nebula   Dico Tools
A medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer


Nebular   Dico Tools
Resembling a cloud


Nebular   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling a nebula; "the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system"


Nebular_hypothesis   Dico Tools
(cosmology) the theory that the solar system evolved from a hot gaseous nebula


Nebulose   Dico Tools
Lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"


Nebulous   Dico Tools
Lacking definition or definite content; "nebulous reasons"; "unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen


Nebulous   Dico Tools
Lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"


Nebulously   Dico Tools
In a nebulous and indefinite manner


NEC   Dico Tools
An acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow


Necessarily   Dico Tools
In such a manner as could not be otherwise; "it is necessarily so"; "we must needs by objective"


Necessarily   Dico Tools
In an essential manner; "such expenses are necessarily incurred"


Necessarily   Dico Tools
As a highly likely consequence; "we are necessarily bound for federalism in Europe"


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Necessary   Dico Tools
Anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"


Necessary   Dico Tools
Unavoidably determined by prior circumstances; "the necessary consequences of one''s actions"


Necessary   Dico Tools
Absolutely essential


Necessitarian   Dico Tools
Someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will


Necessitate   Dico Tools
Require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";


Necessitate   Dico Tools
Cause to be a concomitant


Necessitous   Dico Tools
Poor enough to need help from others


Necessity   Dico Tools
Anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"


Necessity   Dico Tools
The condition of being essential or indispensable


Neck   Dico Tools
Opening for the neck; the part of a garment near the neck opening


Neck   Dico Tools
The part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"


Neck   Dico Tools
A cut of meat from the neck of an animal


Neck   Dico Tools
A narrow elongated projecting strip of land


Neck   Dico Tools
Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"


Neck-deep   Dico Tools
Deeply involved; "neck-deep in work"; "up to their necks in debt"


Neckar   Dico Tools
A river in Germany; rises in the Black Forest and flows north into the Rhine


Neckar_River   Dico Tools
A river in Germany; rises in the Black Forest and flows north into the Rhine


Neckband   Dico Tools
Necklace that fits tightly around a woman''s neck


Neckband   Dico Tools
A band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over


Neckband   Dico Tools
A band around the collar of a garment


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Neckcloth   Dico Tools
An ornamental white cravat


Necked   Dico Tools
Having a neck or having a neck especially as specified (often used in combination)


Necker   Dico Tools
A lover who necks


Neckerchief   Dico Tools
A kerchief worn around the neck


Necking   Dico Tools
Affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)


Necking   Dico Tools
The molding at the top of a column


Necklace   Dico Tools
Jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)


Necklace_poplar   Dico Tools
A common poplar of eastern and central United States; cultivated in United States for its rapid growth and luxuriant foliage and in Europe for timber


Necklace_tree   Dico Tools
A tree of the genus Ormosia having seeds used as beads


Neckless   Dico Tools
Lacking or apparently lacking a neck


Necklet   Dico Tools
Decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament


Necklike   Dico Tools
Resembling a neck


Neckline   Dico Tools
The line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck


Neckpiece   Dico Tools
An article of apparel worn about the neck


Necktie   Dico Tools
Neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"


Neckwear   Dico Tools
Articles of clothing worn about the neck


Neck_and_neck   Dico Tools
Inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition; "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck"; "the election was a nip and tuck affair"


Neck_and_neck   Dico Tools
Even or close in a race or competition or comparison; "the horses ran neck and neck"; "he won nip and tuck"


Neck_bone   Dico Tools
One of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region


Neck_brace   Dico Tools
A brace worn to steady the neck


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Neck_exercise   Dico Tools
Exercise designed to strengthen the neck muscles


Neck_of_the_woods   Dico Tools
A surrounding or nearby region; "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"


Neck_ruff   Dico Tools
A high tight collar


Neck_sweetbread   Dico Tools
Edible thymus gland of an animal


Necrobiosis   Dico Tools
(physiology) the normal degeneration and death of living cells (as in various epithelial cells)


Necrobiosis_lipoidica   Dico Tools
Skin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs); often associated with diabetes mellitus


Necrobiosis_lipoidica_diabeticorum   Dico Tools
Skin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs); often associated with diabetes mellitus


Necrology   Dico Tools
A list of people who died recently


Necrology   Dico Tools
A notice of someone''s death; usually includes a short biography


Necrolysis   Dico Tools
Disintegration and dissolution of dead tissue


Necromancer   Dico Tools
One who practices divination by conjuring up the dead


Necromancer   Dico Tools
One who practices magic or sorcery


Necromancy   Dico Tools
Conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying


Necromancy   Dico Tools
The belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world


Necromania   Dico Tools
An irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies


Necromantic   Dico Tools
Given to or produced by or used in the art of conjuring up the dead; "a necromantic sorcerer"; "necromantic delusions"; "necromantic powders and other weird objects"


Necromantic   Dico Tools
Relating to or associated with necromancy; "mysterious necromantic rites"


Necromantical   Dico Tools
Relating to or associated with necromancy; "mysterious necromantic rites"


Necrophagia   Dico Tools
Feeding on corpses or carrion


Necrophagy   Dico Tools
Feeding on corpses or carrion


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Necrophilia   Dico Tools
An irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies


Necrophilism   Dico Tools
An irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies


Necropolis   Dico Tools
A tract of land used for burials


Necropsy   Dico Tools
An examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease


Necrose   Dico Tools
Undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"


Necrosis   Dico Tools
The localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)


Necrotic   Dico Tools
Relating to or affected by necrosis; "necrotic tissue"


Necrotizing_enteritis   Dico Tools
Enteritis characterized by bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal pain


Necrotizing_enterocolitis   Dico Tools
An acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow


Nectar   Dico Tools
(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal


Nectar   Dico Tools
Fruit juice especially when undiluted


Nectar   Dico Tools
A sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators


Nectariferous   Dico Tools
Possessing nectaries


Nectarine   Dico Tools
Smooth-skinned variety or mutation of the peach


Nectarine   Dico Tools
Variety or mutation of the peach bearing smooth-skinned fruit with usually yellow flesh


Nectarine_tree   Dico Tools
Variety or mutation of the peach bearing smooth-skinned fruit with usually yellow flesh


Nectarous   Dico Tools
Extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food"


Nectary   Dico Tools
A gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar


Necturus   Dico Tools
A genus of Proteidae


Necturus_maculosus   Dico Tools
Aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills


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Nee   Dico Tools
(meaning literally `born'') used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman; "Hillary Clinton nee Rodham"


Need   Dico Tools
The psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"


Need   Dico Tools
Anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"


Need   Dico Tools
A condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs"


Need   Dico Tools
A state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"


Need   Dico Tools
Have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"


Need   Dico Tools
Have or feel a need for; "always needing friends and money"


Need   Dico Tools
Require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";


Needed   Dico Tools
Necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"


Needer   Dico Tools
A person who wants or needs something; "an owner of many things and needer of none"


Needful   Dico Tools
Necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"


Needfully   Dico Tools
In an essential manner; "such expenses are necessarily incurred"


Needle   Dico Tools
A sharp pointed implement (usually steel)


Needle   Dico Tools
A slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument


Needle   Dico Tools
A stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record


Needle   Dico Tools
As of a conifer


Needle   Dico Tools
Goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"


Needle   Dico Tools
Prick with a needle


Needle-bush   Dico Tools
Shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia


Needle-shaped   Dico Tools
Narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves


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Needle-wood   Dico Tools
Large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia


Needlebush   Dico Tools
Shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia


Needlecraft   Dico Tools
Work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle


Needlecraft   Dico Tools
A creation created or assembled by needle and thread


Needlefish   Dico Tools
Fish with long tubular snout and slim body covered with bony plates


Needlefish   Dico Tools
Elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters


Needlelike   Dico Tools
Ending in a sharp point


Needlenose_pliers   Dico Tools
Small pliers with long thin jaws for fine work


Needlepoint   Dico Tools
Embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry


Needlepoint   Dico Tools
Lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern


Needless   Dico Tools
Unnecessary and unwarranted; "a strikers'' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"


Needlessly   Dico Tools
Without need; "it would needlessly bring badness into the world"


Needlewoman   Dico Tools
Someone who makes or mends dresses


Needlewood   Dico Tools
Large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia


Needlework   Dico Tools
Work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle


Needlework   Dico Tools
A creation created or assembled by needle and thread


Needleworker   Dico Tools
Someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle


Needle_bearing   Dico Tools
Bearings containing small metal balls


Needle_biopsy   Dico Tools
Biopsy of deep tissue that is obtained through a hollow needle


Needle_blight   Dico Tools
A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall


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Needle_bush   Dico Tools
Shrub with pungent rigid needle-shaped leaves and white flowers; eastern Australia


Needle_cast   Dico Tools
A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall


Needle_furze   Dico Tools
Prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe


Needle_palm   Dico Tools
Yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages


Needle_rush   Dico Tools
Fine-leaved aquatic spike rush; popular as aerator for aquariums


Needle_spike_rush   Dico Tools
Fine-leaved aquatic spike rush; popular as aerator for aquariums


Needle_wood   Dico Tools
Large bushy shrub with pungent pointed leaves and creamy white flowers; central and eastern Australia


Needs   Dico Tools
In such a manner as could not be otherwise; "it is necessarily so"; "we must needs by objective"


Needy   Dico Tools
Poor enough to need help from others


Neel   Dico Tools
French physicist noted for research on magnetism (born in 1904)


Neem   Dico Tools
Large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia


Neem_cake   Dico Tools
Residue after oil is pressed from neem seeds


Neem_seed   Dico Tools
Seed of neem trees; source of pesticides and fertilizer and medicinal products


Neem_tree   Dico Tools
Large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia


Neencephalon   Dico Tools
The part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin; the cerebral cortex and related parts


Nefarious   Dico Tools
Extremely wicked; "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves"


Nefariously   Dico Tools
In a nefarious manner or to a nefarious degree; "nefariously involved in a conspiracy"


Nefariousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being wicked


Nefazodone   Dico Tools
An antidepressant drug (trade name Serzone)


Nefertiti   Dico Tools
Queen of Egypt and wife of Akhenaton (14th century BC)


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Neftali_Ricardo_Reyes   Dico Tools
Chilean poet (1904-1973)


Negaprion   Dico Tools
Lemon sharks


Negaprion_brevirostris   Dico Tools
Common shallow-water schooling shark of the Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil and off west Africa; dangerous


Negara_Brunei_Darussalam   Dico Tools
A sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984


Negate   Dico Tools
Make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of; "Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"


Negate   Dico Tools
Prove negative; show to be false


Negate   Dico Tools
Deny the truth of


Negate   Dico Tools
Be in contradiction with


Negation   Dico Tools
(logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false


Negation   Dico Tools
The speech act of negating


Negation   Dico Tools
A negative statement; a statement that is a refusal or denial of some other statement


Negative   Dico Tools
A piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed


Negative   Dico Tools
A reply of denial; "he answered in the negative"


Negative   Dico Tools
Vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"


Negative   Dico Tools
Involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"


Negative   Dico Tools
Expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial


Negative   Dico Tools
Reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive


Negative   Dico Tools
Designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"


Negative   Dico Tools
Having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant; "ran a negative campaign"; "delinquents retarded by their negative outlook on life"


Negative   Dico Tools
Characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features; "a negative outlook on life"; "a colorless negative personality"; "a negative evaluation"; "a negative reaction to an advertising campaign"


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Negative   Dico Tools
Less than zero; "a negative number"


Negative   Dico Tools
Not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"


Negative   Dico Tools
Having a negative electric charge; "electrons are negative"


Negatively   Dico Tools
In a negative way; "he was negatively inclined"


Negatively   Dico Tools
In a harmful manner; "he was negatively affected"


Negatively_charged   Dico Tools
Having a negative charge


Negativeness   Dico Tools
The disagreeable quality of one who dissents


Negative_charge   Dico Tools
Having a surplus of electrons; having a lower electric potential


Negative_chemotaxis   Dico Tools
Movement away from a chemical stimulus


Negative_correlation   Dico Tools
A correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1


Negative_feedback   Dico Tools
Feedback in opposite phase with (decreasing) the input


Negative_feedback_circuit   Dico Tools
A feedback circuit that subtracts from the input


Negative_identification   Dico Tools
Evidence proving that you are not who you say you are not; evidence establishing that you are not among a group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to rejection; "a system for negative identification can prevent the use


Negative_magnetic_pole   Dico Tools
The pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely


Negative_muon   Dico Tools
An elementary particle with a negative charge and a half-life of 2 microsecond; decays to electron and neutrino and antineutrino


Negative_pole   Dico Tools
The pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely


Negative_pole   Dico Tools
The terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate


Negative_reinforcer   Dico Tools
A reinforcing stimulus whose removal serves to decrease the likelihood of the response that produced it


Negative_reinforcing_stimulus   Dico Tools
A reinforcing stimulus whose removal serves to decrease the likelihood of the response that produced it


Negative_stimulation   Dico Tools
Something causing antagonism or loss of interest


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Negative_stimulus   Dico Tools
A stimulus with undesirable consequences


Negativism   Dico Tools
Characterized by habitual skepticism and a tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands


Negativist   Dico Tools
Someone who is resigned to defeat


Negativity   Dico Tools
(chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond


Negativity   Dico Tools
Characterized by habitual skepticism and a tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands


Negativity   Dico Tools
The disagreeable quality of one who dissents


Negev   Dico Tools
A desert in southern Israel


Negev_Desert   Dico Tools
A desert in southern Israel


NegGram   Dico Tools
Antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections


Neglect   Dico Tools
Willful lack of care and attention


Neglect   Dico Tools
Failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances


Neglect   Dico Tools
The trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern


Neglect   Dico Tools
Lack of attention and due care


Neglect   Dico Tools
The state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"


Neglect   Dico Tools
Leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"


Neglect   Dico Tools
Fail to attend to; "he neglects his children"


Neglect   Dico Tools
Give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"


Neglect   Dico Tools
Fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"


Neglected   Dico Tools
Lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties were lying unattended"


Neglected   Dico Tools
Disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw''s neglecte