naive

(of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment

narrative

a representation of a particular situation or process in such a way as to reflect or conform to an overarching set of aims or values

necessity

the fact of being required or indispensable

negligent

failing to take proper care in doing something

nimble

quick and light in movement or action; agile

nomadic

wandering, traveling from place to place

noteworthy

interesting, significant, or unusual

notify

inform (someone) of something, typically in a formal or official manner

notorious

famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed

novel

new or unusual in an interesting way

novice

a person new to or inexperienced in a field or situation

nurture

care for and encourage the growth or development of

obliged

be indebted or grateful

obsolete

no longer produced or used; out of date

oppress

keep (someone) in subservience and hardship, especially by the unjust exercise of authority

oration

a formal speech, especially one given on a ceremonial occasion

orthodox

not independent-minded; conventional and unoriginal

overwhelm

give too much of a thing to (someone); inundate

pamper

indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil

patronize

treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority

peevish

easily irritated, especially by unimportant things

pelt

attack (someone) by repeatedly hurling things at them

pending

about to happen; imminent

perceive

interpret or look on (someone or something) in a particular way

perish

suffer complete ruin or destruction

perjury

the offense of willfully telling an untruth in a court after having taken an oath or affirmation

permanent

lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely

persist

continue firmly or obstinately in an opinion or a course of action in spite of difficulty, opposition, or failure

perspective

a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view

persuasive

good at convincing someone to do or believe something through reasoning or the use of temptation

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