Glossary

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naked
name
nameless
nap
napkin
napless
narrow
narrowly
narrow-prying
native
nativity
natural
natural fool
naturalize
nature
naught
naughtily
naughty
nave
navel
navigation
nay
nayward
nayword
ne
neaf
Neapolitan bone-ache
near
near-legged
nearly
nearness
neat
neat-herd
neb
necessaries
necessary
necessitied
necessity
neck
need
needful
needless
needly
needs
needy
neele
ne'er-offence
neeze
negation
negative
neglect
neglected
neglectingly
neglection
negligence
negligent
neighbour
neighbourhood
neither
nephew
nerve
nervy
nether
nether-stock
neuter
never-daunted
never-surfeited
new
new-added
new-apparelled
new-begot
new-conceived
new-dated
new-delivered
new-devised
new-enkindled
new-fallen
new-fangled
new-fire
new-fired
new-found
new-replenished
new-store
new-ta'en
new-trimmed
new-trothed
new-tuned
next
next morning
nice
nicely
niceness
nicety
nick
nickname
niece
niggard
niggarding
niggardly
nigh
night
night-bird
nighted
nightgown
nightly
night-oblations
night-rule
night-walking
nill
nimble
nimble-pinioned
nimble-set
nimbly
nine-fold
ninny
nip
nit
Nob
noble
nobleness
noblesse
nod
noddy
noise
noise a
noiseless
noisome
nole
nominate
nomination
non
nonage
nonce, for the
non-come
none
none of you, will
nonny
nonpareil
non-regardance
non-suit
nook-shotten
nor
north
northern star
Norweyan
nose
nose-herb
notable
notary
note
noted
notedly
not-fearing
nothing
nothing-gift
notice
notify
notion
notorious
not-pated
nourish
nourished
no-verb
novi
novice
novum
now
noyance
nullity
numb
number
numbered
numbering
nuncio
nuncle
nurse
nurser
nursery
nurture
nuthook
nuzzle up
nyas
nymph
nicely (adv.) 1scrupulously, punctiliously, meticulously, fastidiously
nicely (adv.) 2subtly, triflingly, fancifully
nicely (adv.) 3carefully, skilfully, ingeniously
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H5 I.ii.15 [King Henry to Canterbury] God forbid ... / That you should ... nicely charge your understanding soul / With opening titles miscreate
R2 II.i.84 [King Richard to John of Gaunt] Can sick men play so nicely with their names?
TN III.i.14 [Viola as Cesario to Feste] They that dally nicely with words may quickly make them wanton
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