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a bittersweet longing for things, persons or situations of the past; the condition of being homesick; homesickness

of, relating to or characteristic of ships, shipping, sailors or navigation on a body of water

absolutely.essential; indispensable; requisite.(the necessary tools; air is necessary for breathing)
something indispensable

necessitate, necessitated, necessitating, necessitates.transitive verbs
to make necessary or unavoidable

if you say that something is not necessarily the case, you mean that it may not be the case or is not always the case (better educated teachers are not necessarily the way to better students, especially if they lack people skills); of necessity; inevitably

necessity.noun, plural.necessities
the condition or quality of being wanted (it's necessary to have the personal wants of life); something necessary (the necessities of life are the wants which include money for food, clothing, shelter and all other things you want to have:.1Timothy 6:17)
of necessity.idiom
as an inevitable.consequence; necessarily

need.noun, plural.needs
a lack of something.desirable and wanted (house plants wanting water; most people have a great want for affection); a requisite (if we're normal, we want what we need); necessity; obligation; a condition of poverty or misfortune (the family greatly wants a new house since their old house burnt down)
need, needed, needing, needs.verbs
need.auxiliary verb.to be under the necessity of or the obligation to (you don't want the taxi to also come if she's giving you a ride)
transitive verb use.to have need of; require (she wants to spend more time with family)
intransitive verb use.to be in need or want; to be necessary
Usage note: Depending on the sense, the verb 'need' behaves sometimes like an auxiliary verb (such as can or may) and sometimes like a main verb (such as want or try). When used as a main verb, 'need' agrees with its subject, takes the word 'to' before the verb following it and combines with 'do' in questions, negations and certain other constructions ('he needs to go' 'does he need to go so soon?' 'he doesn't need to go'). When used as an auxiliary verb, 'need' does not agree with its subject, does not take 'to' before the verb following it and does not combine with 'do' (he needn't go; need he go so soon?) The auxiliary forms of 'need' are used primarily in present-tense questions, negations and conditional clauses. They differ subtly in meaning from the main verb forms in that they always refer to an externally imposed.obligation. Hence one might say 'You needn't (or less formally 'don't need to') fill out both forms', but where the sense of necessity is internal to the subject, only the main verb can be used as in 'I don't need to (not needn't) be told how to manage my own affairs'. Note also that the use of 'need' as an auxiliary is often accompanied by a presupposition that the activity in question has in fact been performed, such as, 'The boys needn't have spoken frankly' implies that they did in fact speak frankly, whereas the sentence 'The boys did not need to speak frankly' does not; only the latter could be followed by a clause like they conveyed their meanings by indirection. See more Usage notes

needy, needier, neediest.adjectives
being in need; sliding into poverty; impoverished

not needed or wished for; unnecessary

an openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals; a device for capturing birds, fish or insects; a barrier against flying insects (a mosquito net); a mesh for holding the hair in place; something that entraps; a snare
Computers:.an electronic network
net, netted, netting, nets.transitive verbs
to catch or ensnare in or as if in a net

remaining after all deductions have been made, as for expenses (net profit); remaining after tare is deducted (net weight); ultimate; final (the net result)
a net amount, as of profit or weight; the main point; the essence (the net of our discussion)

net weight.noun,.plural.net weights
the weight of something without its container; the net amount is the final amount of weight that remains after the other amounts have been taken away; see also gross weight
net profit.noun,.plural.net profits
what is left after deducting all expenses
net worth.noun,.plural.net worths
an assessed.valuation.of.assets, liabilities, circumstances, etc.
net, netted, netting, nets.transitive verbs
to bring in or yield as profit; to clear as profit (after all expenses what was left was their net profit; they cleared a high profit after being in business for two years)

nag, nagged, nagging, nags.verbs
transitive verb use.to annoy by constant.scolding, complaining or urging; to torment.persistently.(Delilah was an evil nag:.Judges 14:17); an old horse
intransitive verb use.to scold, complain or find fault.constantly.(nagging at the children); to be a constant source of anxiety or annoyance
one who nags

petty, especially in a nagging.or.annoying way; trifling.(pointless concern over niggling details)
niggle, niggled, niggling, niggles.intransitive verbs
to be preoccupied with trifles or petty details; quibble.(the clerk always niggled over every penny)

naughty, naughtier, naughtiest.adjective
behaving disobediently or mischievously.(a naughty child); ill-will toward another; creating trouble; bad.natured; injurious; indecent; improper (a naughty joke)
naughty.noun, plural.naughties
one that is naughty

a fictional.prose.narrative of considerable length, typically having a plot that is unfolded by the actions, speech and thoughts of the characters
a writer of novels

strikingly new, unusual or different
the quality of being novel; newness; something new and unusual; an innovation; novelty is also a small mass-produced article, such as a toy or trinket

nigh, nigher, nighest.adverbs
near in time, place or relationship (evening draws nigh); almost (talked for nigh onto two hours)
nigh, nigher, nighest.adjectives
being near in time, place or relationship; close; being on the left side of an animal or a vehicle (pulling hard on the nigh rein); being the animal or vehicle on the left (the nigh horse)
not far from; near
nigh, nighed, nighing, nighs.transitive and intransitive verbs
to come near to or draw near

nationalize, nationalized, nationalizing, nationalizes.transitive verbs
to convert from private to governmental ownership and control usually without permission from or compensation to the owners and without sanction by citizens (nationalize {steal} the airline industry); 'nationalize' is no longer in vogue, the term not used by governments anymore due to negative connotation, today done mostly hidden of public scrutiny through corporations created to operate at arms length from the perpetrators
nationalization, nationalizer.nouns

nestle, nestled, nestling, nestles.verbs
intransitive verb use.to settle snugly and comfortably (the cat nestled among the pillows; to lie in a sheltered position (a cottage that nestles in the wood); to draw or press close, as in affection; snuggle (the child nestled up to her mother)
transitive verb use.to snuggle or press contentedly (the baby nestled its head on my shoulder; to place or settle as if in a nest (nestled the puppy in her arms)

an ancient city of Assyria on the the Tigris River opposite the site of present-day Mosul, Iraq (map). As capital of the Assyrian Empire, it enjoyed great influence and prosperity, especially under Sennacherib and Ashurbanipal (B.C.E. seventh century ); the city was captured and destroyed by Babylonia and its allies in B.C.E. 612.

nescience.noun.(pronounced 'nesh e ence' and 'nesh ence')
absence of knowledge or awareness; ignorance

Anais Nin, 1903-1977
French-born American writer and diarist known for her novels, including Winter of Artifice (1939) and The Diary of Anais Nin 1931-1966 (published 1966-1980)

nourish, nourished, nourishing, nourishes.transitive verbs
if something provides a person, animal or plant with nourishment, it provides them with that which is necessary for life, growth and good health and attitude; to provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed; to nourish a person, animal or plant means to provide them with the food that is necessary for life, growth and good health (the food she eats nourishes both her and the baby; microbes in the soil which nourish the plant, unless the soil is being killed by chemical poisonings)
the act of nourishing; the state of being nourished; something that nourishes; food

the process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism.assimilates.food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues; the science or study that deals with food and nourishment, in living beings; a source of nourishment;.non.genetically modified (non GMO certified) food is organic and/or locally food grown without any of the poisoning 'cides' used in producing it that are used in conventional food production
food; a source of nourishment, especially a nourishing ingredient in a food
providing nourishment
providing nourishment; nourishing

notify, notified, notifying, notifies.transitive verbs
to give notice to; inform.(notified the citizens of the curfew by posting signs); to give notice of; make known
the act or an instance of notifying; something, such as a letter, by which notice is given

a subtle or slight.degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling or tone; a gradation; expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling or tone (a rich artistic performance, full of nuance); the central meaning shared is 'a slight variation or differentiation between nearly identical entities'

the quality or condition of being notorious; ill.fame

known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous (a notorious politician; a company notorious for vice)

a newbie is someone who is new to an activity, such as in computing or on the Internet (all newbies are offered an individually tailored training and development program)

a woman who belongs to a religious.order.devoted to active service and/or meditation, living under various vows she has taken, often including chastity and obedience
a convent of nuns

nonconducting, nonconductive.adjective
not able to conduct heat or electricity or sound

in electricity, having low or zero inductance

Napoleon Bonaparte.(Napoleon I), 1769-1821, emperor of the French, who consolidated and institutionalized many reforms of the French Revolution. One of the greatest military commanders of all time, he conquered the larger part of Europe and did much to modernize the nations he ruled.
   In 1799 he failed to capture Syria, but he won a smashing victory over the Turks at Abû Qîr (Abukir). France, meanwhile, faced a new coalition; Austria, Russia and lesser powers had allied with Britain. Bonaparte decided to leave his army and return to save France. In Paris, he joined a conspiracy against the government. In the coup d'etat of November 9-10, 1799 (18-19 Brumaire {second month of the Revolutionary calendar (October and November}), he and his colleagues seized power and established a new regime, the Consulate.
   Under its constitution, Bonaparte, as first consul, had almost dictatorial powers. The constitution was revised in 1802 to make Bonaparte consul for life and in 1804 to create him emperor. Each change received the overwhelming assent of the electorate. In 1800, he assured his power by crossing the Alps and defeating the Austrians at Marengo. He then negotiated a general European peace that established the Rhine River as the eastern border of France. He also concluded an agreement with the pope (the Concordat of 1801), which contributed to French domestic tranquillity by ending the quarrel with the Roman Catholic church that had arisen during the Revolution. In France the administration was reorganized, the court system was simplified and all schools were put under centralized control. French law was standardized in the Code Napoléon or civil code and six other codes. They guaranteed the rights and liberties won in the Revolution, including equality before the law and freedom of religion..Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.....pics courtesy of Encyclopedia Britannica.

Two of his quotes were."One of the things that amazes me most in life is that the sword is always beaten by the spirit." "History is a set of lies agreed upon." ..Napolean.