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*neophyte \NEE-uh-fyt\ (noun) –
1 : A beginner; novice.
2 : A new convert to a belief.
‘After writing critically acclaimed novels with little financial success for over twenty years, Lois became furious when a neophyte, whom had stolen all of his best ideas from her earliest books, had his first book rocket to the top of the sales charts.’
From Middle English, from Late Latin neophytus, from Greek neophytos (newly planted), from phyein (to plant).

\NIM-buhs\ (noun) –
1 : (Fine Arts) A circle, or disk, or any indication of radiant light around the heads of divinities, saints, and sovereigns, upon medals, pictures, etc.; a halo.
2 : A cloud or atmosphere (as of romance or glamour) that surrounds a person or thing.
3 : (Meteorology) A rain cloud.
"In Sarah’s eyes, Jason was surrounded by a sort of nimbus created by all of his good deeds, and even his casual ignorant abuse of her couldn’t change her opinion."
Nimbus is from the Latin nimbus, "a rain cloud, a rain storm."

nosegay \NOZ-gay\ (noun) –
A bunch of flowers; bouquet.
"My nosegays are for captives;
Dim, long-expectant eyes,
Fingers denied the plucking,
Patient till paradise.
"To such, if they should whisper
Of morning and the moor,
They bear no other errand,
And I, no other prayer."
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
–>From Middle English, from nose + gay, from gai (ornament).

nympholepsy \NIM-feh-lep-see\ (noun) –
Frenzied emotions resulting from being captured by nymphs or, for weaker souls, simply seeing them. Hence, emotional anxiety brought on by attempts to attain the unattainable.
"Years of work on his electric fork left Jennings in a state of nympholeptic angst that no psychiatrist could dissipate."
Greek nympholeptos "captured by nymphs, frenzied" from nymphe "young bride, low-level goddess" + leptos "seized," past participle of …

nugatory \NOO-guh-tor-ee; NYOO-\ (adjective) –
1 : Trifling; insignificant; inconsequential.
2 : Having no force; inoperative; ineffectual.
"Mohinder’s offense was no offense, or an error so nugatory as to demand no more than the lightest of sentences."
Nugatory comes from Latin nugatorius, from nugari, "to trifle," from nugae, "jests, trifles."

numinous \NOO-min-us; NYOO-\ (adjective) –
1 : Of or pertaining to a numen; supernatural.
2 : Indicating or suggesting the presence of a god; divine; holy.
3 : Inspiring awe and reverence; spiritual.
"Frank was fond of pointing out that, while our culture was not much concerned with the numinous, in our language we preserve many of the marks of a culture that is."
Numinous is from Latin numen: literally a "nod of the head," as in giving a command, hence "divine power."