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  1. でっぷりした
    stout, fat, corpulent, portly
  2. 後日 [ごじつ, ごにち]
    in the future, another day, later
  3. 往復 [おうふく]
    round trip, coming and going, return ticket
  4. 片道 [かたみち]
    one-way (trip)
  5. 微笑 [びしょう]・笑顔 [えがお]
  6. 切れる [きれる]
    to break, to snap, to split, to crack, to be injured, to wear out, to be worn out, to break, to wear off, to stop working, to lose one's temper
  7. 膝 [ひざ]
    knee, lap
  8. 放っとく [ほっとく]
    to leave someone alone
  9. 覚悟を決める [かくごをきめる]
    to prepare oneself (for the worst), to resolve oneself, "decide one's preparedness/resolution/readiness"
  10. さえ, すら
    even, if only, if just, as long as, the only thing needed
  11. 謙譲(な) [けんじょう]
    modesty, humility, humble
  12. もし可能ならば [もしかのうならば]
    if possible
  13. 吸い込む, 吸込む, 吸いこむ [すいこむ]
    to inhale, to breathe in, to suck up, to imbibe, to absorb, to soak up
  14. 撤回 [てっかい]
    withdrawal, revocation, repeal
  15. 信頼 [しんらい]
    reliance, trust, faith, confidence
  16. 裏切る [うらぎる]
    to betray, to turn traitor to, to double-cross
  17. 裏 [うら]
    bottom/back (or another side that can't be seen), undersurface, other side, reverse side, back, behind the scenes, out of sight
  18. 信用 [しんよう]
    confidence, dependence, credit, faith, reliance, belief, credence
  19. びびる
    to feel nervous, to feel self-conscious, to feel surprise, to get cold feet, to get the jitters, to feel frightened
  20. 有料 [ゆうりょう]
    toll, fee, charge, admission-paid
  21. 気をそらす, 気を逸らす [きをそらす]
    to distract
  22. 義理の父 [ぎりのちち]
    father-in-law, foster father, stepfather, "sense-of-duty-father"
  23. 望む [のぞむ]
    to desire, to wish for, to expect, to see, to command (a view of)
  24. はっきり
    clearly, plainly, distinctly
  25. 幽霊 [ゆうれい]
    ghost, specter, spectre, apparition, phantom
  26. 無くす, 亡くす, 失くす [なくす]
    to lose something, to get rid of
  27. 尊敬語 [そんけいご]
    honorific language
  28. 引き取る, 引取る, 引きとる [ひきとる]
    to take over, to take back, to collect, to claim, to take charge of, to take custody of, to look after, to take care of, to adopt, to retire to a private place, to withdraw, to get out
  29. 取り残す, 取残す [とりのこす]
    to leave behind
  30. 置き忘れる, 置忘れる [おきわすれる]
    to leave behind, to misplace, to forget
  31. 乱暴(な) [らんぼう]
    rude, violent, rough, lawless, unreasonable, reckless
  32. 扱う [あつかう]
    to handle, to deal with, to treat
  33. 放置 [ほうち]
    leave as is, leave to chance, leave alone, neglect
  34. 放っておく, 放って置く [ほうっておく, ほっておく]
    to leave alone, to leave as is, to ignore, to neglect
  35. 言い習わし, 言習わし [いいならわし]
    idiom, set phrase, habit of speech, saying
  36. 歩み寄る [あゆみよる]
    to step up, to compromise, to meet halfway
  37. 続々, 続続 [ぞくぞく]
    successively, one after another
  38. 再生 [さいせい]
    playback, regeneration, resuscitation, return to life, rebirth, reincarnation, refresh, narrow escape, reclamation, regrowth
  39. ほかす
    to throw away, to dispose
  40. ごっこ
    something done together, game of make-believe
  41. 途中 [とちゅう]
    on the way, en route, in the middle of, midway
  42. 口ごもる, 口籠もる, 口篭る, 口籠る [くちごもる]
    to hesitate to say, to mumble, to hem and haw, to falter
  43. 気にする [きにする]
    to care about, to pay undue (amount of) attention to (something)
  44. 暗示 [あんじ]
    hint, suggestion
  45. 含む, 銜む [ふくむ, くくむ]
    to contain, to comprise, to have, to hold, to include, to embrace, to hold in the mouth, to bear in mind, to express (emotion, etc.), to imply
  46. 雨天決行 [うてんけっこう]
    rain or shine, no postponement for rain
  47. 一生 [いっしょう]
    whole life, a lifetime, all through life, one existence, a generation, an age, the whole world, the era, (the only, the greatest, etc.) of one's life
  48. 預かる [あずかる]
    to look after, to take care of, to keep, to hold on to, to keep in custody, to take charge of, to be entrusted with, to leave undecided
  49. ご迷惑をおかけしまして申し訳ありません [ごめいわくを]
    I am sorry to have troubled you.
  50. 私はそれについてはよく知らない。
    I am not certain about that.
  51. 単刀直入, 短刀直入 [たんとうちょくにゅう]
    going right to the point, point-blank, without beating about the bush, frankness
  52. 竦める [すくめる]
    to shrug (shoulders), to duck (head), to draw back (body)
  53. ざけんなよ, ざけんじゃねーよ
    fuck you!, don't fuck with me!, don't fuck around!, don't be a screw off!
  54. 巫山戯る [ふざける]
    to romp, to frolic, to joke, to make fun of, to flirt, to mess around, to screw around
  55. 避ける, 除ける [さける, よける]
    to avoid (physical contact with), to avoid (situation), to ward off, to avert
  56. 砕ける, 摧ける [くだける]
    to break (into pieces), to be broken, to be smashed, to crumble, to become less formal, to throw off reserve, to become easy to understand (e.g. a story)
  57. 当たる, 当る, 中る, 中たる [あたる]
    to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be applicable, to apply to, to win, to be successful, to face, to confront, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.)
  58. 噂 [うわさ]
    rumor, report, hearsay, gossip, common talk
  59. 当たり前, 当り前, あたり前, 当りまえ [あたりまえ]
    natural, reasonable, obvious, usual, common, ordinary
  60. 我慢 [がまん]
    patience, endurance, perseverance, tolerance, self-control, self-denial
  61. 遂に, 終に, 竟に [ついに]
    finally, at last, (with neg) in the end
  62. 引っ込む, 引っこむ [ひっこむ]
    to draw back, to sink, to cave in
  63. 怪しむ [あやしむ]
    to suspect
  64. 錆びる [さびる]
    to rust, to become rusty
  65. 通常 [つうじょう]
    common, general, normal, usual
  66. 恨む, 怨む, 憾む [うらむ]
    to resent, to curse, to feel bitter, to blame, to bear a grudge, to regret
  67. 責める [せめる]
    to condemn, to blame, to criticize, to criticise, to reproach, to accuse, to urge, to press, to pester, to torture, to torment, to persecute, to break in (a horse)
  68. 更に [さらに]
    furthermore, again, after all, more and more, moreover, even more
  69. 不思議 [ふしぎ]
    wonder, miracle, strange, mystery, marvel, curiosity
  70. 負けず嫌い, 負けずぎらい [まけずぎらい]
    hating to lose, unyielding, unbending, competitive, sore loser, determined
  71. 空っぽ [からっぽ]
    empty, vacant, hollow
  72. 上達 [じょうたつ]
    improvement, advance, progress, communication of opinions of the general populace to those of high rank
  73. かなにか
    or something
  74. 完了 [かんりょう]
    completion, conclusion, perfect (tense, form, aspect)
  75. お辞儀, 御辞儀 [おじぎ]
    bow, bowing
  76. 比べる, 較べる, 競べる [くらべる]
    to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie
  77. 投げる [なげる]
    to throw, to cast away, to face defeat, to give up
  78. お見舞い申し上げます [おみまいもうしあげます]
    you have my deepest sympathy
  79. 辛い [つらい]
    painful, bitter, heart-breaking
  80. 暗証 [あんしょう]
    code, cipher, password
  81. 流れる [ながれる]
    to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away
  82. 感付く, 感づく, 勘付く, 勘づく [かんづく]
    to suspect, to get an inkling (of something), to smell (danger), to apprehend
  83. 打撲傷 [だぼくしょう]
    bruise, contusion
  84. 痣, 黶 [あざ]
    birthmark, nevus, bruise
  85. 振る [ぶる]
    assuming the air of ..., behaving like ..., to put on airs, to be self-important
  86. 努力 [どりょく]
    great effort, exertion, endeavor, effort
  87. 発明 [はつめい]
    invention, intelligent, clever, being enlightened, having the meaning of everything become clear
  88. 理想(の) [りそう]
    ideal, match, perfect, dream
  89. 利口, 俐巧, 悧巧, 利巧 [りこう]
    clever, intelligent, wise, bright, sharp, sensible, smart, shrewd, well-behaved (of kids, animals, etc), obedient, good, good (with words)
  90. とんでも無い, 飛んでもない [とんでもない]
    unthinkable, unexpected, outrageous, offensive, absolutely not!, not at all!, far from it!, impossible!, preposterous!, what a thing to say!, no way!, bullshit, don't mention it, you're welcome
  91. 受身形 [うけみけい]
    passive voice, passive form
  92. 確り, 聢り [しっかり]
    firmly, tightly, reliable, level-headed, steady
  93. 正答 [せいとう]
    correct answer
  94. さまざまな理由から さまざまなりゆうから
    for various reasons
  95. 命令形 [めいれいけい]
    imperative form, command
  96. 見に出かける, 見に出掛ける [みにでかける]
    to go to see (something), to attend (e.g. game, performance)
  97. 混ぜる, 交ぜる, 雑ぜる [まぜる]
    to mix, to stir, to blend
  98. 手に入れる [てにいれる]
    to obtain, to procure
  99. 減る [へる]
    to decrease (in size or number), to diminish, to abate
  100. 両替 [りょうがえ]
    change, money exchange
  101. 勝ち気, 勝気 [かちき]
    determined spirit, unyielding spirit, will
  102. 満員 [まんいん]
    full house, no vacancy, sold out, standing room only, full (of people), crowded
  103. 助数詞 [じょすうし]
    counters for various categories, counter suffix
  104. ばれる, バレる
    to leak out (a secret), to be exposed (a lie, improper behavior, etc.)
  105. もぐもぐ, もごもご
    mumbling, chewing one's words, chewing (food), squirming, wriggling
  106. 草食 [そうしょく]
  107. 肉食 [にくしょく]
    meat eating, carnivorous
  108. 軽い [かるい, かろい]
    light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, simple, indiscriminate
  109. 薄い [うすい]
    thin, pale, light, watery, dilute, sparse, weak (taste, etc.), slim (probability, etc.), small
  110. 熟す [じゅくす]
    to ripen, to mature, to be ready for action, to be the right time (to act), to be in common use, to come to sound natural, to become skilled
  111. 特徴 [とくちょう]
    feature, trait, characteristic, peculiarity, "special indication/sign/symptom"
  112. 特性 [とくせい]
    special characteristic, trait, peculiarity, "special nature/custom/habit"
  113. 濁す [にごす]
    to make muddy (a liquid), to make cloudy, to make turbid, to roil, to prevaricate, to speak ambiguously
  114. 何事, 何ごと [なにごと]
    what, something, everything, nothing (with neg. verb), something or other, unspecified matter
  115. 仲良し, 仲好し, 仲よし, 仲好 [なかよし]
    intimate friend, close friend, bosom buddy, chum
  116. 方向感覚が悪い [ほうこうかんかくがわるい], 方向音痴 [ほうこうおんち]
    bad sense of orientation, bad sense of direction, (person with) no sense of direction
  117. 調節 [ちょうせつ]
    regulation, adjustment, control
  118. 偽, 贋 [にせ]
    imitation, fake, phony, counterfeit, forged, bogus, sham, pseudo-
  119. 我利我利 [がりがり, ガリガリ]
    skin and bones, appearing to be underweight, with a grinding, crunching, scratching (sound), desperately, recklessly, crunchy hardness, selfishness, selfish person
  120. 上映 [じょうえい]
    screening (a movie), showing, to screen a movie
  121. 往復切符 [おうふくきっぷ]
    round-trip ticket, return ticket
  122. ど田舎, 超田舎, 度田舎, 怒田舎 [どいなか]
    remote countryside, boondocks, the sticks
  123. どケチ
    cheapskate, very miserly
  124. どー (例:ど田舎、どケチ、どスケベ)
    very, precisely, plumb, aligning perfectly with the term ~ (colloquial)
  125. 振られる [ふられる, フラれる]
    to be given the cold shoulder, to be jilted, to be rejected, to be dumped
  126. 偶に, 適に [たまに]
    occasionally, once in a while
  127. どうにか
    in some way or other, one way or another
  128. 勇敢 [ゆうかん]
    brave, heroic, gallant
  129. 軟派 [なんぱ, ナンパ]
    seducer, smooth talker, ladies' man, playboy, playgirl, picking up women (on the street), moderate party, moderate, social story (in a newspaper, etc.), society columnist (of a newspaper), bearish trader, bear
  130. 誘う [さそう, いざなう]
    to invite, to ask, to call (for), to tempt, to lure, to induce
  131. 新年の抱負 [しんねんのほうふ]
    New Year's resolution
  132. 失望 [しつぼう]
    disappointment, despair
  133. 活用 [かつよう]
    practical use, application, conjugation, declension, inflection
  134. 転ける, 倒ける [こける]
    to fall over, to fall down, to fall, to collapse, to flop (e.g. of a play), to be a flop
  135. 転ぶ [ころぶ, まろぶ]
    to fall down, to fall over
  136. 氷柱 [つらら, ひょうちゅう]
    icicle, ice pillar, ice
  137. 種類 [しゅるい]
    variety, kind, type, category, counter for different sorts of things
  138. 倍増 [ばいぞう]
  139. 常識 [じょうしき]
    common sense, good sense, common knowledge, general knowledge, common practice, accepted practice, social etiquette
  140. 人情 [にんじょう]
    humanity, empathy, kindness, sympathy, human nature, common sense, customs and manners
  141. 部首 [ぶしゅ]
    radical (of a kanji character)
  142. 雪崩 [なだれ]
  143. 急斜面 [きゅうしゃめん]
    steep slope
  144. 潰れる [つぶれる]
    to be smashed, to become useless, to cease functioning, to go bankrupt
  145. ~だらけ
    implying (negatively) that something is full of (e.g. mistakes), covered all over (e.g. with blood)
  146. 飲酒運転 [いんしゅうんてん]
    drunken driving
  147. 逞しい [たくましい]
    burly, strong, sturdy, indomitable, indefatigable, strong-willed, resolute, bold, robust (vitality, appetite, economic growth, etc.), strong
  148. 二股, 二俣, 二叉 [ふたまた]
    bifurcation, parting of the ways, two-timing
  149. 下ネタ [しもネタ]
    dirty joke, blue joke, erotic topic, sex talk, indecent topic
  150. 北東 [ほくとう]
  151. 南西 [なんせい]
  152. 放送禁止用語 [ほうそうきんしようご]
    banned word, word which is not allowed to be used on the air (on the TV or radio)
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Kotoba Favorites List
A list of words marked for future review as of 8-22-2012