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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Listopad The falling of the leaves Russian nature event
Koshatnik A dealer in stolen cats Russian adverse character work
Pochemuchka A person who asks a lot of questions Russian friends attribute habits
Sud’ba (судьба). Fate, destiny, fortune Russian fate change life
Nadryv (Надрыв) Literally means "to tear or break", but can also mean the inner tension of someone who is about to break Russian stress emotion
Halyava (Халява) Getting something without working for it Russian luck positive work
Angushti za'id Someone with six fingers Russian physical
Nutro (Нутро) Something that governs your inner being; your core Russian strength character
Dolgostroj (долгострой) A construction project that seems to go on forever Russian time adverse
Avos' Doing something without planning, without putting in much effort, yet counting on success Russian luck
Nedoperepitj (недоперепить) To drink more than one should have, but less than one would have wanted. To fail to drink too much. Russian funny action
Razbliuto The feeling for someone you used to love but no longer do Russian love change awareness
Volya (Воля) "Freedom" and "will", but also vast natural landscape Russian nature beauty
Toska (тоска) At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. Russian adverse philosophy
Vozdukh (Воздух) "Air" but also "the stack of spirit". To breathe in is to "take the spirit inside". Russian beauty physical
Zapoi 2+ days of drunkenness usually involving a journey or waking up in an unexpected place Russian funny adverse habits
Vprikusku Drinking tea through pieces of sugar Russian food action
Vypendrivatsja (выпендриваться) To behave in a way that makes one look more important or special than one is, to ride the high horse, to show off Russian character society
Stushevatsya To fade into the background Russian action
Odnoliub Someone who has only one love in his or her life; someone who is capable of loving only one at a time Russian love fate
Nadryv When a person releases intimate, deeply hidden feelings, sometimes that do not truly exist; imaginary, excessively exaggerated and distorted feelings Russian emotion extreme
Zažitjsja (зажиться) To keep living beyond the point where one feels they would be better off dead Russian dead adverse
poshlost (пошлость) Used to describe situations where things are being sold under the premise "that the greatest joy can be bought" Russian adverse extreme



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