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Do You Know What a Diva is? Find Out!

Identify 25 Italian Words Used in the English Language


1] The last part of a piece of music, a performance, or a public event.

2] For or done by one person alone; unaccompanied.

3] The highest of the four standard singing voices.

4] A distinguished musician, especially a conductor of classical music.

5] An elaborate and spectacular entertainment or production.

6] A sandwich made with Italian bread, usually toasted.

7] A thing that is a complete failure, especially in a ludicrous or humiliating way.

8] A woman's shoe with a thin, high tapering heel or a short dagger with a tapering blade.

9] A light purplish red that is one of the primary subtractive colors.

10] Written outline of a movie, novel, or stage work giving details of the plot.

11] Used to express approval when a performer or other person has done something well.

12] A famous female opera singer.

13] Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.

14] An intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells.

15] A part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups. 16] Crisp rectangular twice-baked cookies typically containing nuts, made originally in Italy.

17] A pair of people or things, especially in music or entertainment.

18] Large shrimp or prawns, especially when prepared or cooked.

19] Type of flattish, open-textured Italian bread with a floury crust, made with olive oil.

20] A public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election.

21] A highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passages causing fever, severe aching and catarrh.

22] The edible pale green seed of an Asian tree.

23] A room where an artist, photographer, sculptor, etc. works.

24] A dramatic work in one or more acts, set to music for singers and instrumentalists.

25] A public room or building where gambling games are played.


1 finale, 2 solo, 3 soprano, 4 maestro, 5 extravaganza, 6 panini, 7 fiasco, 8 stiletto,

9 magenta, 10 scenario, 11 bravo, 12 diva, 13 propaganda, 14 malaria, 15 ghetto,

16 biscotti, 17 duo, 18 scampi, 19 ciabatta, 20 manifesto, 21 influenza, 22 pistachio,

23 studio, 24 opera, 25 casino


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