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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Qualunquismo Political apathy; people who really don’t care very much about politics and related issues in society Italian society
Riposo Rest, repose; a nap; cf. siesta. Italian event society
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
Pomicione A man who seizes any chance of being in close contact with a woman Italian attribute
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
Saper vivere The ability to handle people and situations with charm, diplomacy and verve; cf. savior faire (French). Italian friends attribute
Abbiocco The feeling of falling asleep after lunch or dinner Italian food feeling
Gattara A woman catlover who feeds alley cats or spends time with domestic cats Italian life society
Magari maybe, hopeful wish, wistful regret, in my dreams, if only. Italian thinking

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