Advanced Spanish Vocabulary - Set 002

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obrero

(worker,) laborer

sonso

(silly,) foolish

albañilería

brick layer

burlar

to mock; outwit

burlarse

(to make fun of, to poke fun at), to ridicule, (to mock)

acaso

perhaps, (maybe)

chisme

gossip

fanfarron

braggart, (boastful person)

fanfarronear

to brag

corriente

current, (present); (normal,) ordinary; running

un tipo corriente

a normal guy

calabozo

dungeon (, jail cell)

conformar

(to conform, to adjust;) to agree to be of the same opinion

poder conformarse

settle for (something)

bramido

roar

entregar

to deliver, (to hand over, to give)

detener

to stop (someone or something), to detain

compromiso

commitment; (responsibility)

maldecir

to curse, (cuss)

renegar

to deny, (to renounce)

tesoro

treasure

tesorería

treasury

parejos

evenly, (equally spaced)

fijarse

to take notice, (to pay attention), to settle)

amansar

to tame, (to calm down)

regalar

to give a gift

varonil

manly

asomar

to poke out, (to stick out)

siquiera

at least, (even if)

todo resultó tal y como

everything went just as

tal y como

just as

tal

such (so)

hizo caso

paid attention, (heeded); (ignored)

derretir

to melt, (to thaw)

desbaratar

to destroy; thwart

atajar

to head off, (tackle)

acoger

to welcome, (take in, receive)

toparse

to encounter (run into)

estruendoso

thunderous

bajarse

to get down/off

estropeado

ruined (mechanically broken, spoiled)

agarrar

to grasp, to obtain (to seize, to catch, to clutch, to come upon)

condenar

to condemn; to convict

encoger

to shrink; to shrug (shoulders)

encogimiento de hombros

shrug the shoulders

quitar

to take away, to remove

puntillas

tiptoes

patadas

kicks

colocar

to place (to put)

esconder

to hide

al cabo

in the end

cabo

end, Cape

parar

to stop ( to block)

alcance

scope, (range)

aguardar

to expect, to wait for

luchar

to fight; to struggle

alforjas

saddlebags

gruñir

to grumble

lo que sea

whatever (that may be)

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