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word: palaver (vorbe, vorbe!) (Si uite-asa s-a lasat seara si noi tot stam de palavre!)


palaver

Definition: (noun) Talk intended to charm or beguile.
Synonyms: blandishment, cajolery
Usage: Then she would pounce upon me with a lot of that drivelling poodle palaver and kiss me on the nose—but what could I do? Discuss.
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Thia pressed: Scents Of The Season Speak Directly To Our Emotions| NPR


December 13, 2014 8:11 AM ET

Peppermint, evergreen, latkes on the griddle — all are signature smells of Christmas. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with Mandy Aftel, author of Fragrant, about why we react so strongly to scents.

 

word: sumptuous


sumptuous 

Definition: (adjective) Of a size or splendor suggesting great expense; lavish.
Synonyms: deluxe, opulent, princely, luxurious
Usage: The sumptuous homes of the wealthy were full of gilding and ornament. Discuss.