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 Nep’omuk.Nep’tune (2 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nep’otism.
 
An unjust elevation of our own kinsmen to places of wealth and trust at our disposal. (Latin, nepos, a nephew or kinsman.)   1
 


 Nep’omuk.Nep’tune (2 syl.). 

 
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