2. anonymous, anonymal, innominate, unnamed; undesignated, unspecified, unidentified, unlabeled, untagged; pseudonymous, allonymous, cryptony-mous, ananymous.
3. unspeakable, unutterable, inexpressible, ineffable, unnamable; indescribable, abominable, horrible, repulsive. namely, adv. that is to say, that is, Latin, idest, i.e., Latin, videlicit, viz.; specifically, explicitly, to wit, scilicet; for example, for instance, as a case in point, as an illustration. nap1, v. 1. doze, doze off, drift off, drop off, drowse, catnap, take a nap; sleep, slumber, Inf. snooze, Inf. catch forty winks, Inf. catch some shut-eye, Sl. log a few z's, Sl. zizz, Brit. Sl. doss; lie down, recline, repose, rest.
-n. 2. doze, Chiefly Brit, lie-down, siesta, Inf. snooze, Inf. forty winks, slumber, catnap; rest, repose. napJ, n. fuzz, down, fluff; texture, surface, weave, fabric, fiber. nape, n. scruff, poll; Anat. occiput, napkin, n. serviette, cloth, Archaic, doily, (collectively)I linen; towel, hand towel, nappy, adj. fuzzy, downy, shaggy, fluffy, velvety, velutinous; hairy, villous, woolly, fleecy, furry, peachy; soft, thick. narcissistic, adj. egocentric, self-centered, egomani-acal, egoistic, egotistic; conceited, Inf. puffed up, swelled-headed, vain, smug, blinded by one's own glory; selfish, self-serving, looking out for oneself or for number one; wrapped up in oneself, in love with oneself, Inf. stuck on oneself, self-absorbed, self-admiring, self-satisfied. narcotic, adj. 1. soporific, opiate, Lethean, sedative, sleep-inducing, hypnotic, anesthetic; Med. analgesic, pain-killing, lenitive, anodyne; palliative, assua-sive, calming, balsamic, soothing, pleasing.
-n. 2. opium, morphine, belladonna, alcohol; aspirin, barbiturate, Med. analgesic, Inf. painkiller; sleeping pill, sedative, antidepressant, tranquilizer, Inf. downer; amphetamine, stimulant, Inf. upper, Sl. junk; hallucinogen.
3. drug, opiate, soother, relaxant; anodyne, nepenthe; balm, solace, comfort, consolation. See drug (defs. 1, 2). narcotize, v. 1. stupefy, stun, anesthetize, drug, dope up; feed lotus flowers, put under, knock out, Sl. give knock-out drops.
2. dull, deaden, desensitize, blunt, numb, benumb; palliate, alleviate, mitigate, lessen, ease, narrate, v. 1. tell, relate, recount, rehearse, give a report or an account of, set forth, chronicle, report; romance, novelize.
2. repeat, review, run over, recapitulate, sum up.
3. describe, portray, sketch out; detail, circumstantiate, expatiate, dilate; mention, state, relay; disclose, reveal. narration, n. 1. account, story, tale, sketch; description, portrayal; record, report, summary.
2. fable, myth, legend, saga, epic; history, chronicle, annals, journal; diary, memoir, biography, autobiography, life; adventures, confessions, letters.
3. telling, recounting, relation, rehearsal, recitation, reading; script, background text, (in film) voice-over.
4. novel, romance, tall tale. See narrative (defs. 1, 2).
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