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Victualsupplies of food
Slapstickdue pezzi di legno legati insieme che servono a fare il suono SLAP / farsa
Delectationdiletto
Underwhelmfail to impress or stimulate
Ebullientboiling, agitated / exuberant
Ruddyhaving a healthy, reddish colour / red, reddish
Confidantconfidente
Trepid contrario di intrepido (fearful)
Absolveassolvere (set free from obligation) / assolvere (religioso)
Gadflytipo di insetto / persona rompicazzi che critica di continuo
Umamia taste sensation that is meaty and savory, produced by aminoacids
Kangaroo court mock court in which the principles of justice are disregarded / court marked by irregular procedures / judgement given outside legal procedures
Dewymoist with, affected by dew (rugiada) / innocent, unsophisticated
Sinecureremunerated position that requires little o no work and responsibilities
Bipartisan involving two parties
Equanimitycalma, compostezza: evenness of mind especially under stress
Purloinappropriate wrongfully by breach of trust (rubare)
Talismantalismano
Inviolableinviolabile (secure from trespass or violation)
Vicinityvicinanza (nelle vicinanze) / vicinato / an approximate amount
Fulsomecharacterised by abundance / generally offensive / exceeding the bounds of good taste / excessively flattering
Foreshortenshorten by proportionally contracting in the direction of depth so that an illusion of projection in space is obtained / make more compact
Dyed-in-the-whoolirremovibile, thoroughgoing, uncompromising
Xanaduidyllic, exotic, luxurious place
Minatoryche ha una qualità minacciosa
Emeritusholding after retirement an honorary title corresponding to that held last during active service / emerito
Paragonmodel of excellence
Consequentialof the nature of a secondary result / consequent / having significant consequences / self-important
Etymologyetimologia
Durableduraturo
Imprimaturlicence to print or publish especially by Roman catholic episcopal authority / approval
Repairrecarsi
Menorahmenorah
Lividlivido (ferita) / livido (di rabbia) / reddish / pallid
Tawdrycheap in appearance or quality
Syzygythe nearly straight line configuration of three celestial bodies
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