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(to) alloy
to debase by mixing with something inferior
unalloyed
pure
arrest
to suspend, holding one's attention
august
venerable
bent (noun)
inclination, proclivity
broach
(stappare, accennare) bring up, begin to talk about
brook
(tollerare) to tolerate, to endure
cardinal
major
chauvinist
a blindly devoted patriot
dye
(tinta), (tingere)
(to) color
to change, to distort, affect
(to) gloss
(to) gloss over
(chiosare), (commentare)
(lustrare)
(sorvolare)
consequential
pompous, self-important (presuntuoso oltre che consequenziale)
(to) damp
diminish in intensity
die (noun)
(dado), (ma anche stampo)
(to) essay
to test or try (mettere alla prova)
(to) exact
to demand, to call for
(to) fell
(abbattere) to cause to fall
(to) flag
to decline
flip
sarcastic, impertinent, (as a flippant remark)
(to) ford
(guadare)
(to) grouse
to complain, grumble
(to) guy (also noun)
(assicurare con un cavo, cavo) cord, cable attached
(to) intimate
to imply, suggest
(to) list
to lean to one side
(to) lumber
(muoversi pesantemente) to move heavily
meet (adj.)
(idoneo) fitting, proper
(to) milk
(mungere, sfruttare) to exploit
(to) mince
(parlare con affettazione, tritare, camminare a passettini) speak too carefully
nice (adj.)
extremely precise
fell (adj.)
(feroce) inhumanly cruel
obtain
(esistere) to be estabilished, accepted
pedestrian
(pedone, banale) commonplace
pied
(variegato) multicolored
pine
(languire, affliggersi) to lose vigor
grief
(affanno)
yearn
(languire)
plastic
not rigid
pluck (noun)
(coraggio) courage, bravery
(to) prize
(forzare con una leva), to pry
(to) rail
(fornire di cancelli, inveire), complain about
rent
(strappato, lacerato), past of rend
quail
(avvilirsi, sotomettersi) lose courage, turn frightened
qualify
(rettificare) to limit
sap
stupid
nitwit
stupid
scurvy
(spregevole, disprezzabile), contemptible
despicable
(disprezzabile)
singular
unusual
stand
a gropu of trees
(to) steep
(immergere), to saturate, completely soak
strut
(montante), supporting structural cross-part of a wing
(to) table
to remove from consideration
(to) tender
(trattare con tenerezza, offrire) to proffer, to offer
(to) waffle
(cianciare) to equivocate
wag
(buontempone) wit, joker