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Il gattopardo, Tomasi di Lampedusa,part.1✔


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placato
steady, quiet, calm, placid
frammisto
interwoven, interspersed
iridato
iridescent
intimidito
abashed; intimidated
scodinzolare
to wag one's tail
financo
even though, even if
bertuccia
barbery ape, monkey; ugly person (esp. f.)
sauro
sorrel
ghiera
ferrule, metal ring; bush, (coupling) ring, ring nut (mech.); arched lintel (architec.)
smerigliato
emery (attr.); ground, frosted
pelame (m.)
pelage, fur, hair, coat
casato
family name, line, lineage, stock
faciloneria
carelessness, irresponsibility; superficiality;
delimitare
to bound, border, delimit, demarcate; to contain, localize; to define, specify
smilzo
thin, lean, tall, lanky, gangly; thin, insubstantial (plot, story) (liter. fig.)
mortella
myrtle (bot.)
zolla
sod, clod (of earth)
appesantirsi
to grow heavier; to put on weight; to become strained, to droop
zagara
orange blossom
sbudellare
to disembowel, gut
disfacimento
decay (of a body); decay, decline (fig.)
ciambellano
chamberlain
feluca
felucca, cocked hat
stomachevole
revolting, disgusting
aggio
premium (finance)
fasto
pomp, splendour
palleggiare
to practise (Brit), practice (US) with the ball; to knock up; to dribble
bassorilievo
bas-relief
sguattero
scullery boy
slargare
to widen (out), to broaden (out)
ridente
smiling, delightful
se si eccettua
apart from, other than, except, with the exception of (phrasal)
nespola
medlar (fruit); blow, punch (fig.)
disdire
to cancel (2.)
conventuale
of a convent
plenilunio
full moon
villania
rudeness, boorishness, unkindness, incivility
diniego
refusal, denial, negation
pencolare
to sway; to dither, hesitate
esazione
collection, exaction
schioppettata
gunshot, rifleshot
soprastante (m.)
supervisor, superintendent
boiardo
boyar (hist.); mandarin, bureaucrat (pej.)
sperpero
squandering, wasting; waste
scapolare
scapular (adj.); short monastic cloak covering the shoulders (n.)
subbuglio
turmoil, ferment, commotion, upheaval