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Can you identify the 'N' words, given their definitions?

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The part of the body of an animal or human being that connects the head and the trunk
The act or process of nourishing or of being nourished
A bag or other contrivance of strong thread or cord worked into an open, meshed fabric, for catching fish, birds, or other animals
A pocketlike, usually more or less circular structure of twigs, grass, mud, etc., formed by a bird, often high in a tree, as a place in which to lay and incubate its eggs
A slender, typically rod-shaped rigid piece of metal, usually in any of numerous standard lengths and having one end pointed and the other enlarged and flattened, for hammering
A negative used to express dissent, denial, or refusal, as in response to a question or request
The period of darkness between sunset and sunrise
Active at night, as opposed to diurnal
The part of the face or facial region in humans and certain animals that contains the nostrils and the organs of smell and functions as the usual passageway for air in respiration
A fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes
A cardinal number, eight plus one
A chemically inert gaseous element occurring in small amounts in the earth's atmosphere, used chiefly in a type of electrical lamp, and has atomic number 10
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A small arctic whale, Monodon monoceros, the male of which has a long, spirally twisted tusk extending forward from the upper jaw
A cardinal point of the compass, lying in the plane of the meridian and to the left of a person facing the rising sun
A colorless, odorless, gaseous element that constitutes about four-fifths of the volume of the atmosphere and has atomic number 7
A person formally educated and trained in the care of the sick or infirm
A word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or think, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known
A publication issued at regular and usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising
A narrow strip of unleavened egg dough that has been rolled thin and dried, boiled, and served alone or in soups, casseroles, etc.
A dry fruit consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
A variety or mutation of peach having a smooth, downless skin
One or more bundles of fibers forming part of a system that conveys impulses of sensation, motion, etc., between the brain or spinal cord and other parts of the body
A person who lives near another
A word or group of words that refers to a person, place, or thing or any syntactically similar word
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A piece of jewelry consisting of a string of stones, beads, jewels, or the like, or a chain of gold, silver, or other metal, for wearing around the neck
Being without clothing or covering
A brief record of something written down to assist the memory or for future reference
Any of several brilliantly colored salamanders of the family Salamandridae, especially those of the genera Triturus and Notophthalmus, of North America, Europe, and northern Asia
Midday
A concept of quantity that is or can be derived from a single unit, the sum of a collection of units, or zero
A woman member of a religious order, especially one bound by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
A small, slender, rodlike instrument, usually of polished steel, with a sharp point at one end and an eye or hole for thread at the other, for making stitches in sewing
A hard, silvery-white, ductile and malleable metallic element, allied to iron and cobalt, not readily oxidized, with atomic number 28
A small piece of cloth or paper, usually square, for use in wiping the lips and fingers and to protect the clothes while eating
To sleep for a short time; doze

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