word power for proficiency in english Word power(n)

  • Nab(V) : to arrest, catch   The police nabbed the thief and recovered the booty.
  • Nagging(V): a complaining He is fed up with his nagging wife.
  • Naïve(Adj):  innocent, simple, natural, gullible  I can’t believe you were so naïve as to trust him.
  • Naked(Adj): without clothes on, uncovered, nude Naked bathing is not allowed on the beaches in India.
  • Nap(V):  short sleep, siesta, short sleep during the day Many people take a nap after lunch
  • Nascent(Adj): incipient, coming into being, not yet fully developed Her nascent suspicion was aroused when her husband Started coming  late at night
  • Nasty(Adj): dirty, disgusting, foul, indecent The medicine has a nasty smell and nastier tasty.
  • Negate(V): cancel out, nullify, deny  Efforts to expand the tourist industry could be negated by the   reports that the sea is highly polluted.
  • Nefarious(Adj): very bad, unlawful, very wicked, not moral  His nefarious activities brought forth his ruin
  • Negligible(Adj): inconsiderable, trivial, insignificant   The damage done to his property was negligible
  • Nemesis(N): just punishment for wrong doing  Nemesis for nemesis is his principle
  • Nepotism(N): favoritism The minister was accused of showing nepotism in appointing his cousin as the finance minister.
  • Nettle(V): annoy, vex Don’t nettle me with your persistent complaints.
  • Nexus(N): connection It is believed that there are disturbing nexus between some politicians and maphia in India.
  • Niggardly(Adj): miserly, stingy The niggardly wages from the employer forced the employees to leave the company.
  • Nimble(Adj) : quick in movement or understanding, active, agile, brisk He is as nimble as a deer and has a nimble mind too.
  • Nocturnal(Adj): of or in the night, pertaining to or happening at night  Owl is a nocturnal bird
  • Niggle: spend too much time on minor points Let us not niggle over details
  • Nihilist(N): one who completely rejects all religious and moral beliefs A nihilist was exiled from the kingdom.
  • Nomadic(Adj): wandering, moving from one place to another without any Permanent settlement Some beggars lead a nomadic life
  • Nonchalance(N): indifference, lack of concern He was leaning nonchalantly against the wall
  • Non-committal(Adj): neutral, undecided The doctor was non- committal about his mother’s recovery
  • Nonentity: person of no important, non existence How could such nonentity become manager of the company?
  • Nonplus(V): perplex India was nonplussed at the miserable performance team India in  2001 world cup
  • Nostalgia(N): homesickness, longing for the past She is filled with nostalgia for her own college days.
  • Nontable(Dj): conspicuous, important His eyes are his notable feature.
  • Notorious(Adj): infamous, widely known (For something bad) Veerappan was a notorious smuggler.
  • Novice(N): beginner  A novice is bound to make some mistakes
  • Noxious(Adj): harmful, poisonous We must trace the source of these noxious gases before they as phyxite us.
  • Nugatory(Adj): futile, worthless This agreement is nugatory for no court will enforce it.
  • Nullify(V) : to make invalid The judges were unwilling to nullify government’s decisions.
  • Numismatist(N): one who collects coins  The numismatist held an exhibition of his coin collections.
  • Nuptial(Adj): related to marriage We attended  a nuptial ceremony.
  • Nurture(V) : nourish, educate , foster Children must be nurtured with strictness and love.
  • Nightmare(N): a very distressing dream, dream causing fear and anxiety. He still has a nightmare about the accident.
  • Nestle(V): to sit or lie down in warm or soft place. He hugged her and she nestled against his chest.

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