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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Mágoa A heart-breaking feeling that leaves long-lasting traces, visible in gestures and facial expressions Portuguese adverse emotion
Desenrascar An informal word that means the act of figuring out things Portuguese thinking growth
Fucha To use company time and resources for one's own purposes Portuguese work adverse
Cafuné Tenderly running your fingers through your lover's hair Portuguese love
Gambiarra A very poor or ugly but effective solution for a problem; to use improvised methods / solutions to solve a problem, with any avaiable material Portuguese creative
Saudade melancholic longing, nostalgia, dreaming wistfulness. Portuguese life
Capricho Work done with care in a way that surpass quality expectations. Portuguese work creative
desenrascanço the ability to find improvised solutions to problems Portuguese strength attribute life

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