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nightstick a club carried by a police officer; billy.
night table a small table or stand kept beside one's bed.
nighttime the time between sunset and dawn.
night vision one's ability to see at night or in low light.
night watch a watch or guard occurring during the night. [3 definitions]
nightwear garments worn to bed; nightclothes.
nighty variant of nightie.
nihilism a philosophy that holds that there is no objective basis for moral truths and therefore traditional values are meaningless. [3 definitions]
nihility the state of nonexistence or nothingness.
-nik (informal) one who supports or is connected or associated with (usu. derogatory).
Nike in Greek mythology, the goddess of victory; Victoria.
Nikita Khrushchev Soviet statesman and premier of the U.S.S.R. from 1958 to 1964, who denounced his predecessor, Joseph Stalin (b.1894--d.1971).
Nikola Tesla a Croatian-born U.S. inventor who developed alternating electric current (b.1856--d.1943).
nil nothing; zero.
Nile an African river that flows from Uganda northward to the Mediterranean Sea.
Nile River an African river, generally considered to be the longest in the world, flowing from Uganda northward to the Mediterranean Sea.
nilgai a large Indian antelope, the male of which is bluish gray with short horns and a black mane, and the female tawny with no horns.
nimble quick and agile in movement. [2 definitions]
nimbostratus a low, extensive, dark-gray cloud that precipitates rain, snow, or sleet.
nimbus a shining cloud or aura believed to surround a deity that is appearing on earth. [3 definitions]
nimrod an avid hunter or sportsman. [2 definitions]