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nitrogen

view main entry for nitrogen noun [uncountable] chemistry  /ˈnaɪtrədʒən/
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nitrogenous

  /naɪˈtrɑdʒənəs/ adjective
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normcore

a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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boutonnière

a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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