/ Latin (ˈnaɪhɪl, ˈniːhɪl) /
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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby nihil
nigrify, nigritude, nigrosine, NIH, NIHE, nihil, nihilism, nihilistic, nihility, nihil obstat, Nihon
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How to use nihil in a sentence
Why in the world have I waited till the day your Libra gets its nihil obstat from Christopher Lemondrop* to send you a note.William Gaddis’s Letter of Praise to Don DeLillo|William Gaddis|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From the principle ex nihilo nihil fit he concluded that nothing could pass from non-existence to existence.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Over the door were words of good omen, Nihil intret mal, for example, or a charm against fire.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
But I have no ambition; at least, if any, it would be 'aut Cæsar aut nihil.'My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
Turner in 1538 says, "ligustrum arbor est non herba ut literatorū vulgus credit; nihil que minus est quam a Prymerose."The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
Nihil est enim ea pietate misericordiaque crudelius, qu in impios et ultima supplicia meritos confertur.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird