1. nut case a whimsically eccentric person
  2. notecase a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
  3. syntax the study of the rules for forming admissible sentences
  4. nutcase someone deranged and possibly dangerous
  5. Notechis tiger snakes
  6. hand axe a stone tool with a cutting edge
  7. index alphabetical listing of names and topics with page numbers
  8. Natrix water snakes; a cosmopolitan genus
  9. codex a written manuscript, typically from ancient times
  10. radix (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
  11. caudex persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
  12. hand ax a stone tool with a cutting edge
  13. Canada goose common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
  14. phonetics the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes
  15. boondocks a remote and undeveloped area
  16. two weeks a period of fourteen consecutive days
  17. contagious capable of being transmitted by infection
  18. contiguous having a common boundary or edge
  19. nix command against
  20. dixie a large metal pot for cooking; used in military camps

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