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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Prozvonit To call a mobile phone and let it ring once so that the other person will call back, saving the first caller money. Czech life funny event
Livsnjutare Someone who loves life deeply Swedish love life beauty
Uitwaaien To take a refreshing break outdoors in windy weather Dutch nature life beauty
Trasnochar To stay up all night Spanish life time event
Occhiolism The awareness of the smallness of your perspective English awareness life society
Estrenar The experience of wearing something for the first time Spanish life
Utepils The act of sitting outside on a sunny day enjoying a beer Norwegian event life positive
Lebensmüde Weary of life German adverse life stress
Levensgenieter Someone who loves life deeply; is devoted Dutch life happiness positive
Jijivisha The strong, eternal desire to live and to continue living Hindi philosophy life awareness
Ramé Something that is both chaotic and joyful at the same time Indonesian life attribute
Anecdoche A conversation in which everyone is talking, but nobody is listening. English friends life
Trepverter A witty comeback you think of only when it’s too late to use Yiddish funny life
Seigneur-terrasse Someone who spends time, but not money, at a café French funny life
Serendipity The development of events by chance that result in a beneficial way Tamil event beauty life
Gattara A woman catlover who feeds alley cats or spends time with domestic cats Italian life society
Morriña Nostalgia that you feel when you are far from home Galician feeling awareness life
Jafjafa (جفجفة) The sound of new clothes. Arabic attribute life
Ohrwurm A melody or song that gets stuck in your head ("ear worm") German life music
Jugaad (जुगाड) the ability to 'make do' or 'get by'. Hindi life
Onsay Pretend to love Boro life
Innerer Schweinehund Literal: 'Inner pig dog'; the lazy voice in your head. It symbolizes the part of you that doesn’t want to go jogging, that prefers staying at home with chocolate and pizza and is just generally lazy. German feeling life health
desenrascanço the ability to find improvised solutions to problems Portuguese strength attribute life
Pole Sorry; can also express empathy and understanding. Swahili thinking life
Lachesism The desire to be struck by disaster - to survive a plane crash, or to lose everything in a fire English thinking life fate

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