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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 of "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]
nail polish a shiny substance that is put on fingernails or toenails to make them more attractive. Nail polish is usually colored, but some nail polish is clear.
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."
narcissus a kind of plant that has yellow or white flowers and long, thin leaves. The narcissus grows from a bulb planted in the soil. Its flowers are shaped like a tube. [3 definitions]
narcotic a drug that causes a person to become sleepy or unconscious and that may be used as a medicine to dull pain or cause sleep. Narcotics can be dangerous when not used as a medicine and can become hard to give up.
narrate to tell the tale or give an account of; relate. [2 definitions]
narrative a story, description, or account of events.