Intermediate Russian vocabulary

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удостовере́ние ли́чности [u-das-ta-vee-ryé-nee-ye léech-nas-tee] Phrase
identification card, certificate of identity
очарова́тельный [a-chee-ra-vá-teel'-nyî] Adjective
charming, fascinating, enchanting
просыпа́ться [pra-sy-pá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
шу́тка [shút-ka] Noun , feminine
по пути́ [pa pu-tée] Phrase
on the way, in passing; the same direction
гость [gost' ] Noun , masculine , feminine - го́стья
guest, visitor
високо́сный год [vee-sa-kós-nyî got] Phrase
объясни́ться [ab-yee-snée-tsa] Verb , perfective
to explain yourself, to have it out with somebody
потеря́ться [pa-tee-ryá-tsa] Verb , perfective
to get lost
ску́чный [skuch-nýî] Adjective
boring, dull
прогу́ливаться [pra-gú-lee-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to walk, to stroll, to go for a walk/a stroll
удава́ться [u-da-vá-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be successful, to turn out well, to manage to do something
грани́ца [gra-née-tsa] Noun , feminine
border, limit, boundary
оце́нка [a-tsén-ka] Noun , feminine
mark, grade; estimation, assessment, evaluation
потеря́ть [pa-tee-ryát'] Verb , perfective
to lose (something)
весели́ться [vee-see-lée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to enjoy oneself, to have fun (a good time)
за́дом наперёд [zá-dam na-pee-ryót] Phrase
back to front, backwards
душа́ [du-shá] Noun , feminine
soul, spirit

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