Group (9) - Words of the GroupPrevious Next  
ListMatchSpell

3500 ACT Vocabulary (9)

View all words of the list        
nadir
naivete
narcotic
nascent
nauseate
navigable
nebulous
necromancy
negate
neglect
negligible
negotiation
neologism
neonate
neophyte
nepotism
nettle
neutral
neutron
nicety
nihilist
noisome
noisy
nomadic
nomenclature
nominal
nonchalance
noncommittal
nonconformist
nonconformity
nondescript
nonentity
nonplus
nonverbal
nostalgia
nostrum
notable
notably
notoriety
notorious
notoriously
noxious
nucleus
null
nullify
numismatist
nuptial
nutrient
nutritional
oaf
obdurate
obese
obfuscate
obligation
obligatory
oblige
oblique
obliterate
obsequious
obsessed
obstetrician
obstinate
obstreperous
obtain
obtrude
obtuse
obviate
obvious
occupy
odious
odium
odorless
odorous
offensive
officious
ogle
olfactory
oligarchy
omit
omnipotent
omnipresent
omniscient
omnivorous
onerous
onus
opalescent
opaque
opiate
opine
opportune
opportunity
opposed
opprobrious
optician
optimistic
opulence
opus
oracular
orator
oratorio
orchard
ordain
ordination
organically
orient
originate
ornate
ornery
ornithologist
ornithology
oscillate
osprey
ossify
ostensible
ostentatious
ostracize
oust
outermost
outgrow
outlandish
outmoded
outrage
outskirt
outspoken
outstanding
outstrip
outweigh
outwit
oval
ovation
overall
overconfidence
overlook
overt
overtax
overwrought
oxen


nadir: Read  lowest point; point on sphere opposites zenith diametrically

naivete: Read  lack of sophistication, experience, judgment or worldliness; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility

narcotic: Read  addictive drug, such as opium, that reduces pain, alters mood and behavior; inducing sleep

nascent: Read  incipient; coming into existence; emerging

nauseate: Read  cause to become sick; fill with disgust

navigable: Read  wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; able to be steered

nebulous: Read  lacking definite form or limits; hazy; cloudy

necromancy: Read  belief in magical spells to produce unnatural effects; practice of supposedly communicating with spirits of dead ones to predict future

negate: Read  cancel out; make ineffective or invalid; deny

neglect: Read  disregard; ignore; pay little or no attention to

negligible: Read  so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may be easily disregarded

negotiation: Read  discussion intended to produce an agreement

neologism: Read  new or newly invented word or phrase

neonate: Read  newborn infant, especially one less than four weeks old

neophyte: Read  recent convert to a belief; one newly initiated

nepotism: Read  favoring of relatives or friends because of their relationship rather than their abilities

nettle: Read  cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; vex

neutral: Read  impartial; not supporting one side over another

neutron: Read  elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton

nicety: Read  precision; subtle difference in meaning, opinion, or attitude

nihilist: Read  one who believes traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic

noisome: Read  foul-smelling; offensive by arousing disgust; harmful or dangerous

noisy: Read  full of loud and nonmusical sounds; clamorous

nomadic: Read  leading a wandering life with no fixed abode; changeable; unsettled

nomenclature: Read  terminology; system of names used in an art or science

nominal: Read  in name only; insignificantly small

nonchalance: Read  indifference; lack of concern; composure

noncommittal: Read  very reluctant to give out information

nonconformist: Read  one who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct; not conforming to some norm; unconventional

nonconformity: Read  failure to conform; lack of harmony or correspondence

nondescript: Read  dull and uninteresting; lacking distinct or individual

nonentity: Read  person of no importance; something that does not exist or that exists only in imagination

nonplus: Read  perplex or bewilder someone; confound or flummox

nonverbal: Read  involving little use of language; lacking verbal skill

nostalgia: Read  homesickness; bittersweet longing for things of past.

nostrum: Read  patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable; quack medicine

notable: Read  worthy of note or notice; remarkable; important

notably: Read  especially; in a notable manner; remarkably; particularly

notoriety: Read  known for some unfavorable act or quality; bad or ill fame

notorious: Read  disreputable; known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous

notoriously: Read  in notorious manner; ; publicly; openly; plainly

noxious: Read  harmful to living things; injurious to health

nucleus: Read  central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; core

null: Read  invalid; void; nullified; having no legal force; invalid

nullify: Read  make invalid; make null; invalidate; counteract force or effectiveness of

numismatist: Read  collector and student of money, in particular of coins

nuptial: Read  relating to marriage or wedding ceremony

nutrient: Read  nourishing substance; source of nourishment, especially nourishing ingredient in a food

nutritional: Read  healthy; nourishing; providing nutrition

oaf: Read  person regarded as stupid or awkward

obdurate: Read  hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to persuasion

obese: Read  extremely fat; grossly overweight

obfuscate: Read  confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex

obligation: Read  act of binding oneself by a social, legal, or moral tie; written promise to repay a debt

obligatory: Read  morally or legally constraining; required; binding

oblige: Read  force; bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; do a service or favor for

oblique: Read  having slanting or sloping direction, course, or position; inclined

obliterate: Read  destroy completely; do away with completely so as to leave no trace

obsequious: Read  slavishly attentive; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

obsessed: Read  having or showing excessive or compulsive concern; influenced or controlled by a powerful force

obstetrician: Read  physician specializing in delivery of babies

obstinate: Read  stubbornly adhering to an attitude or opinion; hard to control or treat

obstreperous: Read  noisily aggressive; making great noise or outcry

obtain: Read  get hold of; gain possession of; acquire, in any way

obtrude: Read  push oneself or one's ideas forward or intrude; stick out or extrude

obtuse: Read  lacking in insight or discernment; stupid

obviate: Read  bypass requirement or make it unnecessary; get rid of

obvious: Read  exposed; easily discovered; plain

occupy: Read  inhabit; live in a certain place; be present in; be inside of

odious: Read  hateful; arousing strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure

odium: Read  strong dislike, contempt, or aversion; hatefulness; disrepute

odorless: Read  having no odor; devoid of odor or fragrance

odorous: Read  having distinctive odor; emitting an odor; sweet of scent; fragrant

offensive: Read  causing anger, displeasure, resentment, or affront

officious: Read  marked by excessive eagerness in offering unwanted services or advice to others

ogle: Read  look at amorously; cast glances as in fondness or to attract notice

olfactory: Read  relating to, or contributing to sense of smell

oligarchy: Read  government by a few persons, especially by a small faction of persons or families

omit: Read  leave undone or leave out ; bypass; neglect; fail to include or mention

omnipotent: Read  all-powerful; having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force

omnipresent: Read  universally present; being present everywhere

omniscient: Read  having total knowledge; knowing everything

omnivorous: Read  eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything; having interest in a variety of subjects

onerous: Read  burdensome or oppressive; not easily borne; wearing

onus: Read  burden or obligation; difficult or disagreeable responsibility or necessity

opalescent: Read  varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; lustrous

opaque: Read  impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster

opiate: Read  medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction

opine: Read  express an opinion; think; suppose

opportune: Read  timely; just in time; suited or right for a particular purpose

opportunity: Read  favorable or advantageous circumstance; chance for progress or advancement

opposed: Read  having an opponent; averse of

opprobrious: Read  bringing disgrace; shameful or infamous

optician: Read  maker and seller of eyeglasses

optimistic: Read  hopeful; positive; expecting the best in all possible ways

opulence: Read  extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance

opus: Read  creative work, as literary or musical composition

oracular: Read  prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous

orator: Read  skilled public speaker; person who pronounces discourse publicly on some special occasion, as pleader or lawyer

oratorio: Read  musical composition for voices and orchestra based on religious text

orchard: Read  garden; area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees

ordain: Read  decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine

ordination: Read  act of admitting to holy orders; disposition as in ranks or rows; formal arrangement

organically: Read  in an organic manner, in the use of fertilizers or pesticides that are of animal or vegetable origin

orient: Read  focus toward; determine position with reference to another point; locate to face the east

originate: Read  initiate; invent; bring into being; create

ornate: Read  excessively or elaborately decorated; flashy, showy, or florid in style or manner

ornery: Read  disagreeable and contrary in disposition; mean or coarse

ornithologist: Read  one who makes special study of birds

ornithology: Read  branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds

oscillate: Read  swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm; vibrate pendulum like; waver

osprey: Read  large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years

ossify: Read  change or form into bone; become set in a rigidly conventional pattern; change from soft tissue to hard bony tissue

ostensible: Read  put forth or held out as real, actual, or intended; proper or intended to be shown

ostentatious: Read  showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention

ostracize: Read  exclude from community or group; banish by popular vote

oust: Read  expel; eject from a position or place; force out

outermost: Read  far most; utmost; outmost; most distant from the center or inside

outgrow: Read  grow too large for; lose or discard in the course of maturation

outlandish: Read  unconventional; strikingly unfamiliar; located far from civilized areas

outmoded: Read  no longer usable or practical; obsolete; not in fashion

outrage: Read  act of extreme violence or viciousness; offense

outskirt: Read  part or region remote from a central district, as of a city or town; fringe; outer border

outspoken: Read  given to expressing yourself freely or insistently

outstanding: Read  distinguished from others in excellence

outstrip: Read  exceed or surpass; leave behind

outweigh: Read  go beyond; surpass; exceed

outwit: Read  outsmart; trick; beat through cleverness and wit

oval: Read  elliptic; rounded like an egg

ovation: Read  enthusiastic, prolonged applause; show of public homage or welcome

overall: Read  general; comprehensive; from one end to the other; including everything

overconfidence: Read  excessive confidence; total certainty

overlook: Read  ignore; disregard; fail to notice ; watch over

overt: Read  open to view; not secret or hidden

overtax: Read  heavily burden; tax in excess of what is considered appropriate or just; tax too heavily

overwrought: Read  extremely disturbed from emotion

oxen: Read  domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age