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English: pitter patter, rambunctious, cognizant, waffle (as a verb), perspicacious, dilly dally, frenetic, killjoy, bucolic

Japanese: 困る、やばい、ふざける、紅葉、もっぱら、溺愛、無謀、優柔不断

French: crépuscule, garçonne, carrément, arracher, sot, ludique, onirique, verlan

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In German I'm a big fan of the word Handshuhe. It just makes me think of shoes on hands lol. Tbh I'm a big fan of a lot of German's compound words and part of why I'm learning it.

 

As for english words I like the word floccinaucinihilipilification just because it's so long and almost completely useless (it means "the estimation of something as worthless" if you were wondering). But as for my favourite english word it would have to be sus. It's short for suspicious, but unlike pretty much every shortened word that we aussies use, sus is actually more useful than the original because it can be used as a verb as well as an adjective.

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Knowledge, blasphemy, hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, andante, prestissimo, and flautando all are fun to say. Music terminology has some pretty interesting words from multiple languages, mostly Italian, French, and German. Fortissimissimo is probably my favorite one. 

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