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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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вопиющий - flagrant (12th July 2012)

вопиющий [va-pi-YU-shchiy] (adjective) –flagrant, blatant

Его возмутила такая вопиющая несправедливость. = He was scandalized by such flagrant injustice.

Это самая вопиющая ложь, которую я слышала в жизни. = This is the most blatant lie I've heard in my life.


"Вопиющий" comes from the word "вопить" = to yell, to scream, and literally means "screaming".

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