My Brilliant Friend Glossary

My Brilliant Friend Glossary

Adversaries

Enemies or opponents

Archipelago

A group of islands

Autonomous

Acting independently or having the freedom to self-govern

Banal

Trite or commonplace

Blotting Paper

Paper that absorbs liquid, especially ink

Bludgeoned

Beat with a heavy-ended club

Cassata

Italian ricotta cheesecake filled with fruit and nuts

Dialect

A form of speech peculiar to a particular region

Impudent

Insolently disrespectful or impertinent

Lambretta

Italian classic motor scooter

Mediocrity

State of being mediocre, unremarkably average

Obliquely

Diverging from a straight line or course

Organza

A thin, stiff, transparent silk or synthetic dress fabric

Pompous

Self-important, pretentious

Preamble

A preliminary statement or introduction

Prestigious

Having or showing prestige

Repulsed

Rebuffed

Sfogloatelle

Italian pastries that look like seashells

Trajectory

The path of a flying object

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