Ćutati

ћyтати |ćutati|verb • Serbo-Croatian to not speak, to be silent. Sometimes it seems like the world can't stop talking. In English, we have so many words to describe the ways people speak that we're often taught in school to avoid the word "said" at all costs, in favor of the dozens of more colorful speech …

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Toska

тоска |toska| noun • Russian sadness, melancholia, lugubriousness. No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to …

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