Advanced Spanish Vocabulary - Set 001

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60 terms · Advanced Spanish vocabulary from books, news items, blogs and Spanish Wiki pages. Mostly Latin American Spanish.

meterse

to get

afligido

afflicted

insultar

to insult; to taunt

mandar

send

ha podido

has been

engreída

conceited

sostener

support

frasquito

bottle

alfombras

carpet

lograr

achieve

salpicar

splash

en cuanto

as soon as

acostarse

to go to bed, to lie down

quedarse

to stay; to remain

nacer

to be born

así que

so, therefore, so that's how

rociar

to sprinkle, to spray

averiguar

to find out, to inquire, to investigate

bostezar

to yawn, to gape

cometer

to commit, to make a mistake

descuido

carelessness, negligence, neglected

desalmada

heartless, cruel

astillas

splinters, pieces, slivers

el marco

picture frame

apoderarse

to take power, to take possession

traicion

treason, betrayal

traicionado

betrayed

metió

(he,she,it) put

meter

to put, measure

untaba

smeared; bribed (slang)

untar

to spread, daub

sanar

to heal, cure

bramar

to roar, bellow

rogar

to beg; to plead, to pray

bolsón

bag, backpack

cuero

leather, hide

vendaval

strong wind, storm, gale

barrer

to sweep, to whisk

mejillas

cheeks

empapar

to soak, drench

cumplir

to fulfill, to keep (a promise), to reach one's birthday (use with años)

lejana

far away, distant

comprometer

to compromise; to get engaged

a pesar de que

in spite of that, although

nomás

only, just, is all

estirar

to stretch

tapar

to cover

agujero

small hole

parranda

spree, party

escoba

broom, brush

soltar

to release, to let go, to loosen

carcajada

burst of laughter

suntuoso

sumptuous, lavish

acordar

to agree, to decide; to remember

silbar

to whistle

arrastrar

to pull, to drag along

las fauces

jaws

centellear

to gleam, twinkle, sparkle, glitter

hallar

to find

deber

duty; should, ought to

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