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Advanced spanish vocab pt 1

Advanced spanish vocab pt 1

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  • aterrar

    to terrify

  • la aduana

    the customs office

  • atropellar

    to run down/over

  • salpicar

    to splash/sprinkle

  • el lío

    the mess

  • el ayuntamiento

    the town/city hall

  • acontecer

    to happen

  • el desaliento

    the discouragement

  • aplacar

    to soothe/appease

  • hoguera

    the bonfire

  • la chimenea

    the chimney

  • gotear

    to drip

  • el tiroteo

    the gunfire

  • la seña

    the characteristic

  • perpetuo/-a (adj.)

    for life (jud.)

  • bocinar

    to honk

  • el imán

    the magnet

  • esquivo/-a (adj.)

    elusive

  • sellar

    to seal/stamp

  • bendicir

    to bless

  • maldecir

    to curse

  • adelgazar

    to slim down/lose weight

  • el superávit

    the surplus

  • la panacea

    the cure-all/panacea

  • instar/urgir

    to urge

  • amoblar/amueblar

    to furnish

  • lloriquear

    to whimper/whine

  • arrugar

    to wrinkle/crease

  • desde luego

    of course

  • apedrear

    to stone

  • frotar

    to rub

  • aletear

    to flap

  • heder

    to stink

  • hondo/profundo (adj.)

    deep

  • encarecer

    to become expensive

  • la luciérnaga

    the firefly

  • el murciélago

    the bat

  • estar absorto/enfrascado (adj.)

    absorbed

  • recurrir a

    to retort/return to

  • estornudar

    to sneeze

  • la gama

    the range/spectrum

  • ahorcar

    to hang

  • hacer una venia/reverencia

    to bow

  • atar

    to tie

  • vincular/enlazar

    to couple

  • el enlace

    the (hyper)link

  • ejercitar

    to exercise

  • ejecutar

    to execute

  • ejercer

    to practice (job)/exert influence

  • la compasión

    the compassion

  • estar reacio/-a

    to be reluctant

  • la ampolla

    the blister

  • el verdugo

    the executioner

  • el reo

    the accused

  • el borrador

    the draft

  • indemnizar/compensar

    to compensate

  • el/la portavoz

    the spokesperson

  • desembolsar

    to pay out

  • promulgar

    to enact/ratify

  • el apogeo

    the apogee

  • pasar por alto

    to ignore

  • traspasar

    to go/run/pierce through

  • aniquilar

    to annihilate

  • ahuyentar

    to frighten off

  • derrotar/vencer

    to beat/defeat

  • destrozar/romper

    to break/destroy

  • derrumbar/derribar

    to knock down/demolish

  • enganchar

    to hitch/hook up

  • engendrar

    to procreate/give birth

  • el antepasado/antecesor

    the ancestor

  • la ira

    the rage

  • rebajar

    to lower/bring down

  • el par

    the peer

  • ostentar

    to hold (position, view)

  • trastornar

    to go mad

  • bordear

    to border

  • manícomio

    the asylum

  • arrepentirse/lamentar

    to regret

  • inverosímil

    unlikely

  • liderar

    to lead

  • encabezar

    to head

  • el desguace

    the yunkyard/scrapyard

  • repleto/-a (adj.)

    replete/full

  • estar harto/-a

    to be sick of/fed up

  • agobiar/abrumar

    to weigh down/overwhelm

  • suplicar/rogar

    to implore/beg

  • estar ocioso/-a (adj.)

    to be idle

  • el telaraña

    the spiderweb

  • desembocar

    to flow/lead into

  • abastecer(se)

    to stock up

  • asesorar/aconsejar

    to advise

  • copioso/-a (adj.)

    plentiful

  • pasmado/asombrado

    astonished/stunned

  • ingeniar/cranear

    to devise/think up

  • la pereza

    the laziness

  • socavar

    to undermine

  • rebasar

    to exceed/overtake

  • rebosar

    to overflow/spill over

  • esbozar

    to sketch

  • pulcro/-a (adj.)

    neat