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EtymologyEdit

пре- (pre-) +‎ лесть (lestʹ)

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  • IPA(key): [ˈprʲelʲɪsʲtʲ]
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NounEdit

пре́лесть (prélestʹf inan (genitive пре́лести, nominative plural пре́лести, genitive plural пре́лестей)

  1. charm, fascination
    пре́лесть новизны́prélestʹ noviznýcharm of novelty
  2. (plural) delights
    же́нские пре́лести (euphemism)žénskije prélestiwoman's breasts
  3. (Eastern Orthodoxy) spiritual delusion, deception, conceit

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