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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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красноречивый - silver-tongued (4th July 2011)

красноречивый (adjective) – silver-tongued, eloquent

Его красноречивое выступление было встречено аплодисментами. = His eloquent speech was met with applause.

Чтобы быть политиком, необходимо быть красноречивым оратором. = To be a politician, you need to be a silver-tongued speaker.


"Красноречивый" comes from "красный" (="good" in ancient Russian), and "речь" = speech.


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