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Synonyms for nadir

Synonyms for nadir

an extreme state of adversity

the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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He said that though Nadir, owner of the flat, had claimed that his friend Sheraz had invited two men and two woman in the flat without his permission and he opened firing to punish them, yet it would be probed either Nadir was present during the night or came at 6 am in the flat.
After winning the first round of 220km, Nadir Magsi showed his vast experience on his powerful vehicle to beat arch-rival and pupil Sahibzada Sultan MuhamAmad by just over five minutes.
The military airport in Lefkoniko is not being operated anymore, Durust said, and Nadir aims to turn it into an imports-exports centre.
Stuck in Britain, the IS fatwa to inspire supporters to attack the military and police in Western countries gave Nadir the justification for an attack on home soil.
Nadir Syed was arrested on November 6 shortly after buying a blade, London's Woolwich Crown Court heard.
Also a lot of collateral agreements and treaties that were signed in the period or letters that were written by the Nadir to Ottoman state, stressed the rightfulness of three caliphs and verbal reprimanded the verbal abusive of them, but their names are associated with polite phrases, such that in the letter of King Nadir Shah to Sultan Mahmoud Khan the phrase of "va A'al-e-Athar al-Akhyar and great companions" is seen And also in the beginning of the letter of King Nadir to Ottoman state, it is seen "peace be upon Mohammad and his holy family and his companions", and also there are some instances that he has tried to stop the Shiite actions and behaviors and some of his behavior have seen on following the Sunni religion.
Nadir argued that the Serious Fraud Office had treated him unjustly.
Having over 15 years experience in the Edinburgh market, Nadir was a partner at Knight Frank.
Nadir was jailed for 10 years in August after being found guilty of stealing PS28.
But what is less well known are the hidden archaeological and cultural treasures that grace the area at the nearby site at Nadir Hill.
The sentencing of Nadir, who donated pounds 440,000 to the Tories during the 1980s, came a day after he was convicted of stealing pounds 28.
DISGRACED former tycoon Asil Nadir, who was jailed for ten years at the Old Bailey yesterday for plundering his Polly Peck empire of pounds 29 million, was an owner with Jenny Pitman during the height of his business success, writes Graham Green.
CROOKED tycoon and Conservative Party donor Asil Nadir was jailed for 10 years yesterday - as his young wife protested his innocence.
Lord McAlpine said the Prime Minister was under a "moral duty" to return the political gift after Nadir was jailed for 10 years.
FORMER fugitive tycoon Asil Nadir was jailed for 10 years after a judge said he stole out of "pure greed".