Personal English Vocabulary

51 terms by Vaijnath 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Words in English Language

widget

artefacto

squash

Calabacita

beef up

reforzar

gritty

arenoso

rut

rutina

wipe out

limpiar

gust

ráfaga

ditch

zanja

grimace

mueca

sling

cabestrillo, honda

snort

aspirar

clogged

obstruido, tapado

Paltry

Ridiculously or insultingly small [Insignificante]

Tailbone

Cóccix [rabadilla]

Stump

The part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed [muñón]

Trip up

Cause to stumble - Trip someone up [hacer al otro equivocarse o tropezar]

Dodge

v. To move quickly and suddenly to one side in order to avoid something; n. a quick, evasive movement to avoid a blow or the like [esquivar]

Lam

A rapid escape (as by criminals) [fuga]

Disband

Dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded. [Desbandar]

Rubicund

Inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life [enrojecido]

Trounce

Beat severely with a whip or rod. [reprimir]

Hedgehog

Small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines. [erizo]

Scepter

A rod or staff held by rulers as a symbol of sovereignty. [cetro]

Tramcar

A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity. [tranvía]

Stag

Give away information about somebody. Male deer [Chismear] [Ciervo]

Goop

Sloppy or sticky semifluid matter, typically something unpleasant. [pegote membranoso]

Swarm

A group of many insects. [enjambre]

Din

Instill (into a person) by constant repetition. Disturbance. [ruido]

Hoarder

A person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use. [Acaparador]

Shimmer

A weak and tremulous light. [brillo tenue]

Purveyor

Someone who supplies provisions (especially food) [proveedor]

Fender

A barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud. [guardafango]

Cloak

A loose outer garment. [Capa, capote]

Derange

Throw into great confusion or disorder. [trastornar]

Hid

Past tense of HIDE. [se escondió]

Dom

State, rank, condition e.g. free-dom. [status, lord]

Disband

Dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded. [desbandar]

Demob

Discharge from military service. [Dar de baja (a un militar)]

Smarm

Excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm. [Lisonja]

Ersatz

An artificial or inferior substitute or imitation. [sucedaneo, copia barata]

Overcome

Win a victory over. [vencer]

Ana

A collection of anecdotes about a person or place [anecdotario]

Educe

Develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state Infer [deducir]

Caster

A pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable. [rueda giratoria]

on-call

Used for meds patient is to receive prior to surgery or procedure. [estar de guardia]

noose

a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot

steep

having a sharp inclination

sojourn

spend a certain length of time

nimble

moving quickly and lightly

whack

the act of hitting vigorously

eschew

avoid and stay away from deliberately

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set