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present, this, actual, today's
to settle / steady down, to become staid / respectable, to sober down
sad, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, mournful
(place) of carouse and debauchery, bawdy (place), tenderloin (district)
to have the reputation for, to be said / reputed / known
to blunder, to make a blunder / gaffe / howler
post factum, backdating
, masculine or feminine
to miss, to overlook, to let go / slip
to yawn (throughout); to miss an opportunity
to throng, to teem, to swarm, to crawl with
to renounce, to give up, to forgo, to waive
become russified / russianized
to lag behind, to be behind
to make a profit out of somebody's work or loss