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sleeping in his coffin

a box in which a dead body is buried or cremanted

exposure to the sun's rays would surely cause him to perish

to die, especially in a sudden violent way

through some miraculous instinct

vmilyen csodálatos ösztönből fakadóan

fiend

a very cruel or unpleasant person

assuming the form of a bat

to begin to have a particular quality or appearance

prowls the countryside

to move quietly and carefully around the countryside, especially when hunting

Now he starts to stir.

to move slightly

the fluttering of his eyelids

to move lightly and quickly; to make sth move this way

as the cycle begins anew

they do it again from the beginning or do it in a different way

inverness cape

ujjatlan nagygalléros köpeny

uncanny perception

strange and difficult to explain

succulent

containing a lot of juice and tasting good

whose trust he has carefully cultivated

to try to get sb's friendship and support

charmingly concealing

hidden

rapacious goal

wanting more money or goods than you need or have a right to
(kapzsi)

frantically

done quickly and with a lot of activity, but in a way that is not well organized

to fumble

to use your hands in an awkward way when you are doing sth or looking for sth

to buzz off

used to tell sb rudely to go away
(or telling this about themselves)

to chime in

to interrupt or join a conversation

says the wife affably

says the wife pleasantly and friendly

I am all choked up.

to find it dufficult to speak, because of the strong emotion that you are feeling

We're already helpless with laughter.

this is so funny we cannot stop laughing

muffled voice

voice that is not heard clearly because is sth in the way that stops the sound from travelling easily
(tompa hang)

decided to pay a call on sb

a short visit to sb's house

said apologetically

feeling or showing that you are sorry for doing sth wrong or for causing a problem

mock good humour

not sincere humour

to shrug

to raise your shoulders and then drop them to shrow that you do not know or care about sth

the daylight streams in

the daylight moves out in a continuous flow

causing the evil monster to shriek

to give a loud high shout, for instance when you're excited, frightened or in pain

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