Found 77 articles starting with N:

narrative - correct spelling

narrative - noun and adjective  Example: The writer’s narrative recounts the plight of immigrants in 1900. ...

natural - correct spelling

natural - adjective and noun  Example: She insisted on buying natural foods. adjective...

naturally - correct spelling

naturally - adverb  Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. Click here for...

nausea, nauseate, nauseous, nauseating - vocabulary

nausea, noun; nauseate, verb; nauseous, nauseated, and nauseating, adjectives.Note: Purists insist that nauseou...

nauseated - correct spelling

nauseated - adjective and verb (past tense and past participle of the verb nauseate)  Note: For a di...

nauseous - correct spelling

nauseous - adjective  Note: For a discussion of the differences among nauseous, nauseating, and nauseated, see Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words....

nauseous, nauseated, nauseating

Using nauseous for nauseated is incorrect but so common that we can no longer call it an error.But careful writers observe traditional meaning. The word nauseous de...

naval, navel

Your navel is your belly button. Naval is a synonym for nautical, which is used to describe anything having to do with the Navy or ships.Example: The ...

necessary - correct spelling

necessary - adjective and noun  Example: The weather caused a necessary change in our plans. adj...

necessity - correct spelling

necessity - noun  Example: He viewed his laptop computer as his one necessity....

Need vs. Knead

I need to knead ...

needle - correct spelling

needle - noun and verb  Example: The gentle nurse slipped the needle into the child’s arm. noun...

nefarious - vocabulary

adjectiveWicked or villainous in the extreme; vile, heinous. One of the most nefarious aspects of the court of Constantinople (known as the Seraglio and the Sublime Porte) was the all-...

negligence - correct spelling

negligence - noun  Example: His negligence on the highway caused him to lose his license.Example: The lawyers brought...

neighbor - correct spelling

neighbor - noun and verb  Example: Their neighbor mows his lawn at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. noun...

Neighbor vs. Neighbour

New neighbors just moved in the big white house. Consider this sentence for a moment. Does the word neighbors make you think again that maybe the spellings of neighbor aren’t really like these? M...

neither

When neither serves as a pronoun, it is typically singular, that is, it requires a singular verb and a singul...

neither - correct spelling

neither - correlative conjunction, adjective, and pronoun  Example: Neither...

neutron - correct spelling

neutron - noun  Example: The tiny neutron has slightly more mass than a proton....

newspaper - correct spelling

newspaper - noun  Example: The newspaper arrived in a plastic bag, but it was still all wet....

newsstand - correct spelling

newsstand - noun  Example: He bought the daily newspaper at the newsstand....

nickel - correct spelling

nickel - noun  Example: In the 1940s, the elderly lady paid a nickel for a cup of coffee....

niece - correct spelling

niece - noun  Example: My niece lives in California....

night - correct spelling

night - noun  Example: It was a dark and stormy night. ** From wikipedia:"It was a dark and stormy night" is an infamou...

nihilism, nihilist - vocabulary

nounNihilism: the total rejection of laws and institutions; nihilism is marked by terrorism, anarchy, and other revolutionary activity. In philosophy, nihilism is an extreme form...

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