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[nev-uh l] /ˈnɛv əl/
a male given name, form of Neville. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Aware that she had a kind of pitiful sentiment for Nevil, he smiled over Nevil—poor Nevil! '

  • She lavished care and attention on her brother, and often talked to him about Miss Nevil.

    Columba Prosper Merimee
  • She heard her brother's voice and Nevil's, and the pacing of their feet.

  • I had disobeyed you, Miss Nevil, and I should not have dared to look at you just then.

    Columba Prosper Merimee
  • It appeared he lived there sometimes, but Mr. Nevil,—Jim did not know who that was—lived there mostly.

  • Nevil Steyne was one of the earliest to emerge from the breakfast room.

    The Watchers of the Plains Ridgewell Cullum
  • But Nevil claimed her as little personally as he allowed her to be claimed by another.

  • “Yes,” nodded Nevil, with a reflective smile in his pale eyes.

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  • Of a letter that he also had received from Nevil, he did not speak.

  • It might have puzzled Nevil to apply names to those represented by “they.”

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