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Italian words 6-10

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
rotunda
round building
mezzanine
the story between the main floor and the first balcony
mountebank
quack
maestro
conductor
gondola
boat used in the canals of venice
bravo
shout applauding and excellent performance
portfolio
briefcase
diva
prima donna
campanile
bell tower
gusto
liking or taste
incognito
disguised state
canto
one of the chief divisions of a long poem
pizza
pie of flattened dough topped with tomatoes, cheese, etc
alfresco
outdoor
politico
politician
mezzotint
picture engraved in copper or steel
fresco
painting with watercolors on damp plaster
sotto voce
privately
prima donna
diva
cognoscente
expert
intaglio
design engraved by making cuts in a surface
tempera
painting in which the colors are mixed with egg yolk
vendetta
feud for blood revenge
patina
any such coating on something old
fiasco
crash
terra-cotta
hard clay for vases
torso
trunk
salvo
simultaneous discharge of shots
dolce far niente
delightful idleness
portico
roof supported by columns forming a porch
virtuoso
one who exhibits great skill in an art
stucco
plaster made of cement, sand, and lime
cupola
dome
grotto
cave
inamorata
woman that one loves
piazza
town square
impresario
manager
buffo
clown
antipasto
appetizer consisting of fish, meats etc
majolica
enameled Italian pottery richly decorated in colors
pasta
paste or dough
dilettante
art lover
inamomrato
man that one loves
simpatico
likable
imbroglio
difficult situation
cameo
Brief role played by a prominent actor
chiaroscuro
distribution of light in painting
chianti
dry red italian wine
rialto
marketplace

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