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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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торжественный - gala, solemn (20th July 2011)

торжественный [tar-ZHES-tve-niy] (adjective) – gala, solemn

Президент дал торжественный ужин в честь молодых журналистов. = The president gave a gala dinner in honour of young journalists.

В зале царило торжественное молчание. = There reined a solemn silence in the hall.

Noun: торжество = celebration (formal).

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