[ney-vuh-ree] /ˈneɪ və ri/
noun, plural knaveries.
action or practice characteristic of a .
unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest dealing; trickery.
a knavish act or practice.
noun (pl) -eries
a deceitful or dishonest act
dishonest conduct; trickery
1520s, from knave + -ery.
[neyv] /neɪv/ noun 1. an unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person. 2. Cards. 1 (def 2). 3. Archaic. /neɪv/ noun 1. (archaic) a dishonest man; rogue 2. another word for jack1 (sense 6) 3. (obsolete) a male servant n. Old English cnafa “boy, male servant,” common Germanic (cf. Old High German knabo “boy, youth, servant,” German […]
[ney-vish] /ˈneɪ vɪʃ/ adjective 1. like or befitting a knave; untrustworthy; dishonest. 2. Archaic. waggish; roguish; mischievous. adj. late 14c., from knave + -ish. Related: Knavishly; knavishness.
[nawl] /nɔl/ noun 1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Scleranthus, of the pink family, native to Eurasia, especially S. annuus, a common, low-growing weed that forms dense mats. /ˈnɔːəl/ noun 1. any of several Old World caryophyllaceous plants of the genus Scleranthus, having heads of minute petal-less flowers
[need] /nid/ verb (used with object) 1. to work (dough, clay, etc.) into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching. 2. to manipulate by similar movements, as the body in a massage. 3. to make by kneading: to knead bread. 4. to make kneading movements with: She kneaded her fist into her palm. /niːd/ […]