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nail down, nail, peg
succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand
require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"

neck, make out
kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"

neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste, knock off, do in
get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"

nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off
sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"

nominate, put up, put forward
propose as a candidate for some honor

note, take down
make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"

number, keep down
place a limit on the number of







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