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words
npl
(discourse)  (discurso)palavras sf pl
 The doctor's words failed to comfort her.
word,
words
npl
(empty talk, not action)  (fala vazia)palavras sf pl
 Words are not enough. You have to do something about it.
crossword n (word puzzle)palavras cruzadas loc sf pl
pun vi (make a play on words)fazer trocadilho loc v int
  jogar com as palavras loc v int
wordlist n (collection of words meeting certain criteria)lista de palavras loc sf
wordlessly adv (saying nothing)sem palavras loc adv
wordplay n (exchange of wit or punning)trocadilho sm
  jogo de palavras loc sm
bitter words npl (cruel or harsh remarks)palavras amargas loc sf pl
 The man and woman only exchanged bitter words with each other after their divorce.
bitter words npl (resentful remarks)palavras amargas loc sf pl
blow me down interj informal (expressing amazement)Me deixa sem palavras! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Well, blow me down! You won the lottery!
choice of words n (chosen wording, way of expressing [sth])  (modo de falar)escolha de palavras loc sf
 Mr. Peebles' choice of words while talking to the chairman's wife led to his banishment from the golf club.
choke on vtr figurative (words: to be unable to say [sth])  (figurativo)engasgar com palavras loc vt
 He didn't want to mess up the marriage proposal but was afraid that he'd choke on the words when the time came.
empty words npl (insincere or meaningless talk)  (discussão sem sentido)palavras vazias loc sf pl
foul language n (obscene words)linguagem obscena loc sf
  palavras obscenas loc sf pl
 The use of foul language may offend some people.
magic words npl literal (incantation, spell)  (literal)palavras mágicas loc sf pl
 The magician said the magic words and a rabbit appeared out of the hat.
magic words npl figurative (words which have an effect)  (fig, palavras efetivas)palavras mágicas loc sf pl
a few words n informal (short speech or commentary)  (discurso curto)poucas palavras loc sf pl
 I was asked to say a few words at my Grandpa's funeral.
be lost for words vi (not know what to say)  (não saber o que dizer)não ter palavras loc v int
mince vtr (words: moderate)  (palavras: moderar)medir as próprias palavras loc vt
dying words as últimas palavras
eat your words engula suas palavras
in other words em outras palavras
in so many words em tantas palavras
last words últimas palavras
man of few words homem de poucas palavras
of few words de poucas palavras
save your breath não vale o esforço
  não gaste saliva
  poupe suas palavras
turn of phrase jogo de palavras
  expressão idiomática
war of words guerra de palavras
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