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mystify to confuse or puzzle, often on purpose.
myth a story or group of stories that form part of the traditional knowledge of a society. Myths often use imaginative plots and characters to explain how the world began and why nature and people behave the way they do. [2 definitions]
mythical having to do with or appearing in a myth. [2 definitions]
mythology a collection of myths.
N1 symbol of the chemical element nitrogen.
n the fourteenth letter of the English alphabet.
Na symbol of the chemical element sodium.
NAACP an organization that works for equal rights for African Americans. NAACP is the abbreviation for "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People."
nab (informal) to catch or seize; arrest. [2 definitions]
nag1 to bother by complaining or asking for something again and again; pester. [3 definitions]
nag2 a horse that has little value and cannot be used for hard work.
nail a slim, pointed metal rod with a flat top. A nail is hammered into pieces of wood or other material in order to fasten them together. [3 definitions]
naked wearing no clothing; bare. [3 definitions]
name a word or group of words by which something or someone is known. [5 definitions]
namely that is to say; in other words. Used before stating more exactly who or what one is talking about.
Namibia an African country on the southern Atlantic coast between South Africa and Angola. The capital of Namibia is Windhoek.
nanny a person who is hired to take care of another person's children.
nap1 to sleep for a short time during daylight hours. [2 definitions]
nap2 the soft, fuzzy, or furry surface on cloth or leather.
napkin a piece of cloth or paper used to protect the clothing and to wipe the mouth and hands while eating. [2 definitions]
nappy3 a British word for a baby's underwear of soft cloth or paper folded between the legs and fastened at the waist. Nappy has the same meaning as diaper.