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el alfiler

the brooch, pin

el arameo

Aramaic

la araña

the spider

el azufre

the sulfur

la balsa

the raft

la berenjena

the eggplant

el cangrejo

the crab

el carnero (la oveja)

the ram, sheep

la cáscara

the skin, rind, shell

la estirpe

the stock, lineage

el estorbo

the hindrance, nuisance

el gallinazo (el gavilán, el buitre)

the vulture

el gallinero

the henhouse, coop

el garrote

the club, stick

el hierro

the wrought iron

el lodazal

the bog, quagmire

el náufrago

the shipwrecked person

el obispo

the bishop

el ombligo

the navel, belly button

el porvenir

the future

el primado

the primate

el relámpago

the lightning

las sobras

the leftovers

el Sumo Pontífice

the Pope

el temporal (la tempestad)

the storm

el trapo (el trapero)

the rags (ragman)

la varicela

the chicken pox

abrasar

to scald, burn

cobrar

to charge, earn, recover, gather

tapiar (encerrar)

to wall in, block off

ensopado (empapado)

soaked

pelado

bald

atreverse a

to dare

brindar

to give a toast

chillar (gritar)

to screech, yell

coger rabia (enojarse)

to get angry

contratar

to hire, take on

descuidar

to neglect

emborracharse

to get drunk

planchar

to iron, press

trasnochar

to be up all night

tener apuro

to be in a hurry

yacer

to lie

el alambre

the barbed wire

el alboroto

the racket, riot

la borrachera

the drunk girl

el cacharro

the pot

el candor

the innocence, naivety

la cúpula

the dome, cupola

el disparate

the nonsense, foolishness

el loro

the parrot

la piedad

the mercy

la pestaña

the eyelash

el ronquido

the shore

la tanda (la ronda)

the round (of drinks)

el trasto

the piece of junk

el tumulto

the crowd

la almohada

the pillow

la bombilla

the lightbulb

la caja fuerte

the safe

el callo

the corn, callus

el crucifijo

the crucifix

la emboscada

the ambush

el fusil

the rifle

la fusta

the whip, riding crop

el juicio

the judgement, sense, opinion

el naufragio

the shipwreck, failure

los piojos

the lice

el pretendiente

the pretender, suitor

la rabieta

the tantrum

la represalia

the reprisal, retaliation

el resentimiento

the resentment, bitterness

la sábana

the sheet

acribillar

to riddle, pepper

atornillar

to screw on

confiar en

to trust

despojar

to strip, dispossess

disparar

to shoot

emparedar

to wall up, confine

hacerse el muerto

the possum

embutido

the sausage, cold meat, inlaid

vengado

avengeful

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