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Il Tempo Che Vorrei: Nouns

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abat-jour (m.)
bedside lamp
abitacolo
passenger area of the car
affabulatore (-trice)
raconteur
ansimo
gasp for breath; pant
anta
shutter, small door on a piece of furniture
appartenenza
belonging; membership
appello
roll call
asse (f.)
board
asta
auction; bar/rod
astuccio
case
atteggiamento
attitude; demeanor
bancarella
stall
battibecco
squabble; run-in
borbottio
mumbling; rumbling
borsa a tracolla
shoulder bag
briciola
crumb
brodaglia
dishwater;slop
callo
callus
cambiale (m.)
bill
canarino
canary
cancellazione dai protesti
dishonored/refused bill
cancelleria
chancellery (office of chancellor/head of state)
canna da pesca
fishing rod
canotto
dinghy (made of rubber)
carnefice
executioner
carrozziere (m.)
body shop
cazziatone
chewing out; severe reprimand
cedimento
collapse, caving-in
cella
cell (of a prison)
ceretta
depilatory wax
(le) cianfrusaglie
knick-knacks
ciccione(a)
fatty; fatso
cigolio
squeak
cinghia
strap
colonia
summer camp
concime (m.)
fertilizer
contrattempo
hitch; setback
copripiumone
duvet cover
corsia
aisle
crepa
crack
culmine
climax; peak
diga
dam
disinvoltura
nonchalance; coolness
doppione (m.)
duplicate
dormiveglia
half-sleep
edera
ivy
esito
the result
esordiente
person making his/her debut
faccetta
cute little face; punim
fanalino
tail lights
(i) fermenti lattici
milk ferments; probiotics
filastrocca
rigmarole; nursery rhyme;
filo da pesca
fishing line
fiocco
flake
fionda
sling; catapult
fitta
pang; sharp pain
foga
enthusiasm
fornello
stove; burner
foulard (m.)
scarf; neckerchief
fregatura
dud; letdown
frustata
(whip)lash
furgoncino
delivery van
galleggiante
float (for fishing)
giuntura
joint
goccia cinese
Chinese water torture
grata
grating
groviglio
tangle; muddle
guscio
shell
incasso
takings (earnings)
incastro
interlocking; joint
inchiostro
ink
indugio
delay
(gli) insaccati
sausages; sausage products
lebbroso
leper
lenza
fishing line
lucchetto
padlock
mantello
cloak; cape
mensola
shelf
menzogna
lie; fabrication
mulinello
(fishing) reel; whirlpool
neo
mole; beauty mark
paglietta
steel wool
palinsesto
TV program schedule
palloncino
balloon
paninaro(a)
a preppy
papilla gustativa
taste bud
parentesi (quadre/graffe)
square brackets/curly brackets
peluria
down; patch of hair
perlustrazione
patrol
pignoramento
repossession/foreclosure
piumone
duvet
predica
lecture; sermon
pungiglione
sting
ramanzina
reprimand
rete (f.)
net
rincrescimento
regret
ripicca
act of spite
riscatto
redemption
rospo
toad
salvadanaio
money box, piggy-bank
saputello
know-it-all
saracinesca
roller shutter
sberla
slap
scamorza
soft cheese
scantinato
basement
scheggia
fragment; splinter
scollatura
neckline
scontro
clash; collision
screpolato
chapped; cracked
secchio
bucket
segatura
sawdust
sella
saddle; bike seat
sfogo
outlet
sfrigolio
sizzling; crackling
sfumatura
shade; nuance
sgridata
scolding; telling off