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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Cavoli riscaldati Literally "reheated cabbage"; When you attempt to start up a failed relationship or love affair Italian love event persistence
Attaccabottone Something that you long to get away from but struggle to Italian adverse
Saper vivere The ability to handle people and situations with charm, diplomacy and verve; cf. savior faire (French). Italian friends attribute
Magari maybe, hopeful wish, wistful regret, in my dreams, if only. Italian thinking
Riposo Rest, repose; a nap; cf. siesta. Italian event society
Commuovere "Heartwarming,” but specifically refers to a story that moved you to tears Italian beauty interaction emotion
Culaccino The mark left on the table by a cold glass Italian physical food
Gattara A woman catlover who feeds alley cats or spends time with domestic cats Italian life society
Qualunquismo Political apathy; people who really don’t care very much about politics and related issues in society Italian society
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Pomicione A man who seizes any chance of being in close contact with a woman Italian attribute



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