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post after
perplexed confused
horribilis, e horrible
la sopa soup
Un costume man's suit
vita, -ae, f. life
repetition repeated utterance; reiteration.
femur, oris n. le fémur
penultimate next to the last:
cupio, is, ere, cupivi/ii, itum désirer
FAUNA animals collectively, especially those of a particular region or period
etymology the derivation of a word.
jacio, is, ere, jeci, jactum jeter, lancer
bovine resembling a cow or ox, sluggish
penumbra the partial or imperfect shadow outside the complete shadow of an opaque body, as a planet, where the light from the source of illumination is only partly cut off.
dyslexia Any of various reading disorders associated with impairment of the ability to interpret spatial relationships or to integrate auditory and visual information.
come va a finire? wie wird es enden?
jostle to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.
portend to indicate in advance; to foreshadow or presage, as an omen does:
sinuous having many curves, bends, or turns; winding:
estate a class or order in pre revolutionary rench society
esoteric understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite:
dotage a decline of mental faculties, esp. as associated with old age; senility.
northwest ordinance the act of Congress in 1787 providing for the government of the Northwest Territory and setting forth the steps by which its subdivisions might become states.
equilibrium a state of rest or balance due to the equal action of opposing forces.
pero but
loquacious talkative
difficilis, e difficile
la torta cake
Un tailleur woman's suit
pars, partis, f. part
foreknow To know beforehand.
Appoint to pick or select
immense vast; huge; very great:
vendo, is, ere, vendidi, venditum vendre
SPARCE scanty; thinly spread; not crowded
homely lacking in physical attractiveness; not beautiful; unattractive:
committo, is, ere, -misi, -missum commettre, entreprendre
dissipate to cause to dissapear, to scatter
parsimony extreme or excessive economy or frugality; stinginess; niggardliness.
perverse turned away from what is right
escludere qu da qc jdn von etw ausschliessen
macro very large in scale, scope, or capability.
chicanery trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry:
augment to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent
judicial branch the branch of government that decides if laws have been broken
exonerate to clear, as of an accusation; free from guilt or blame; exculpate:
buffeted a blow, as with the hand or fist.
northwest territory the region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present-day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota.
askew to one side; out of line; in a crooked position; awry:
con with
disheveled left-overs
l'impresa Unternehmen, Unterfangen
los cereales cereal
contemptible despicable; hateful; low
timor, timoris, m. fear
fractious refractory or unruly:
ingenious cleverly inventive or resourceful:
video, es, ere, vidi, visum voir
faltar to be missing or lacking
cretin a person suffering from cretinism.
allure to entice with something desirable; tempt
expurgate to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text, to cleanse
conspicuous easily seen or noticed; readily visible or observable:
inaugurate to induct into office with suitable
utility the concept of convey;;ing the value of products through appropriate and convenient placement adequte information and easy exchange
tri a combining form meaning "three," used in the formation of compound words:
peroration a long speech characterized by lofty and often pompous language.
aver to assert with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner
governor a person elected as thehead of state of united States
travesty a literary or artistic burlesque of a serious work or subject, characterized by grotesque or ludicrous incongruity of style, treatment, or subject matter.
melancholy a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged; depression.
laden to put (something) on or in, as a burden, load, or cargo; load.
oscillate to swing or move to and fro, as a pendulum does.
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