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Advanced spanish vocab pt 3

Advanced spanish vocab pt 3

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  • fastidioso/-a (adj.)

    wearisome

  • la venda

    the bandage/blindfold

  • terco/porfiado (adj.)

    stubborn

  • occidental (adj.)

    western

  • descarrilar

    to derail

  • de/en ultramar

    oversees

  • la ladera

    the hillside/mountainside

  • espantoso/-a (adj.)

    horrible

  • escarpado/-a (adj.)

    steep

  • conmover

    to be touched

  • aliviar

    to ease

  • resbalar

    to slip

  • ileso/-a (adj.)

    unhurt/unharmed

  • deslizar

    to slide

  • el atajo

    the shortcut

  • adherir

    to stick to/on

  • replegar

    to withdraw (troops)

  • el acantilado

    the cliff

  • oriental (adj.)

    eastern

  • la sigla (e.g. ONU)

    the initials

  • desplegar

    to unfold (flag, blanket)

  • el consultor/-a

    the consultant

  • ser manco/-a

    one-armed

  • el aguanieve

    the sleet

  • ubicuo/-a (adj.)

    ubiquitous

  • el ráfaga

    the gust (viento)

  • transcurrir

    pass/go by (time)

  • husmear/espiar

    sniff/snoop around

  • cabrear/enfadar

    to make furious/piss so. off

  • antojarse

    to think/have the feeling

  • el resorte

    the spring (tec.)

  • prescindir de

    to do/go without

  • la escoba

    the broom

  • teclear

    to type

  • el lastre

    the ballast/burden

  • la fosa

    the pit/cavity

  • desahogar

    to vent

  • recopilar

    to compile

  • ladear

    to tilt

  • el apagón

    the power outage

  • el partidario

    the supporter

  • percatarse

    to notice

  • balar

    to bleat (sheep)

  • la cerilla/el fósforo

    the match

  • cavilar/dar vueltas

    to ponder

  • abrigarse

    to wrap up warm

  • expulsar

    to eject

  • el porvenir

    the future

  • desatar

    to unleash/untie

  • derramar/verter

    to spill (sin y con intención)

  • indagar

    to inquire

  • canalizar

    to channel

  • el olvido

    the forgetfulness/oblivion

  • sobornar

    to bribe

  • austral (adj.)

    southern

  • idolatrar

    to idolize

  • resaltar/destacar

    to highlight

  • el lucro/la ganancia

    the earnings/profit

  • maullar

    to meow (cat)

  • pudiente/adinerado

    rich/wealthy

  • despojar/desposeer

    to strip so. of sth.

  • el candado

    the padlock

  • audaz (adj.)

    audacity/bold

  • descartar

    discard/rule out

  • tiritar

    to shiver

  • abordar

    to tackle/deal with

  • lisiar

    to cripple/lame

  • intuir/presentir

    to sense

  • el sinfín de/harto

    an endless amount of

  • pésimo/-a

    aweful

  • rimar

    to ryhme

  • engatusar

    to trick/cajole

  • ligar

    to bind

  • escaso/-a (adj.)

    scant, short of

  • carraspear

    to clear ones throat

  • el chantaje

    the blackmail

  • desencadenar

    to trigger

  • rugir

    to roar (lion)

  • como mucho

    at most

  • contrarrestar

    to counteract

  • sintonizar

    to tune in

  • croar

    to croak (frog)

  • importar un bledo

    to not giva a damn

  • lamer

    to lick

  • el trapo

    the cloth/dish towel

  • de par en par

    wide

  • estremecer

    to shake

  • boreal (adj.)

    northern

  • fomentar/promover

    to encourage/promote

  • pellizcar

    to pinch

  • el pezón

    the nipple

  • catalyzar

    to catalyse

  • el quid

    the crux

  • la consultoría

    the consultancy

  • apetecer

    to feel like (tener ganas)

  • sopesar

    to weigh up

  • la cresta

    the summit (mountain)

  • asentar

    to set up (camp)

  • la hazaña

    the feat/great deed

  • asemejarse

    to resemble