Spanish IV Honors Spring Final

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conservador(a)

conservative

izquierdista

liberal, leftist

fue(ron) desaparecido/a(s)

s/he was disappeared
(they were disappeared)

fue(ron) detenido/a(s)

s/he was detained
(they were detained)

el golpe de estado

coup d'etat

la atrocidad

atrocity

la dictadura

the dictatorship

el dictador

the dictator

la junta militar

the military junta

las fuerzas armadas

the armed forces

la opresión

oppression

los derechos humanos

human rights

secuestrar

to kidnap

sin razón

senseless

torturar

to torture

tomar el poder

to take power

un(a) subversivo(a)

a subversive

un(a) desaparecido(a)

a disappeared person

agradecer

to thank

agradecido/a

thankful

convertirse en

to turn into / to become

demasiado

too much

las desapariciones

the disappearances

destapar

to uncover

dudar

to doubt

esconderse

to hide

esfuerzo

effort

el gobierno

the government

la guerra

the war

el informe

the report

merecer

to deserve

ocultar

to hide

peligroso/a

dangerous

el peligro

danger

el periódico

the newspaper

el/la periodista

the journalist

prometedor(a)

promising (adj)

reconocido(a)

renowned

suplicar

to beg

asegurar de que

to assure that

avisar

to warn

beneficiar

to benefit

la carrera

career

contra

against

de repente

suddenly

dejar

to let/allow ; to leave behind

opinar

to think; to be of the opinion

el país

the country

preocuparse de

to worry about

quedarse

to stay

sumamente

extremely

aprovechar de

to take advantage of

aprobar

to approve

arrestar

to arrest

los asesinatos

the murders

los ciudadanos

citizens

culpable

guilty

distraerse

to get distracted

el ejército

the army

enseguida

right away

estadounidense

American (from the US)

garantizar

to guarantee

la inestabilidad

instability

el líder

the leader

la masacre

massacre

las matanzas

the killings

el nivel

the level

polémico

controversial (adj)

realizar

to achieve, to carry out

los soldados

the soldiers

los militares

the military men

consistir en

to consist of

desaparecer

to disappear

el propósito

purpose

sana y salva

safe and sound

la verdad

the truth

acerca de

about

la ansiedad

anxiety

asustar

to scare

el desorden

disorder / mess

horrorizado/a

horrified

inconsolable

unconsolable

una manera de

a way to

los muebles

furniture

reunirse con

to meet with

el sufrimiento

suffering

el daño

harm

grave

serious

involucrado/a

involved

un (buen) rato

a (good) while

según

according to

la severidad

the severity

sospechoso/a

suspicious

verdadero/a

real

afectadísimo/a

very affected

bruscamente

suddenly, sharply, abruptly

confundido/a

confused

estresante

stressful

firmemente

firm

manifestar

to protest

la manifestación

the protest

los manifestantes

the protesters

la pancarta

banner

sobresaltado/a

startled

aliviado/a

relieved

la inquietud

worry

las pistas

clues

el único

the only

acusar

to accuse

amable

friendly

el crímen

crime

los datos

the facts

tener ganas de

to feel like

justo/a

fair

parece

it seems

profundamente

deeply

el tema

subject

las afueras

the suburbs / the outskirts

conspirar

to conspire

descontroladamente

uncontrollably

descuidado

messy / uncared for

las moradas

the bruises

el sitio

the place

el sótano

the basement

estar decepcionado con

to be disappointed with/in

la humanidad

humanity

incluso

even, including

la presión

pressure

el estrés

stress

revelar

to reveal

echarle la culpa a

to blame

(no) le fue difícil

it was(n't) difficult for him/her

últimamente

lately, recently

lo saben todo

they know everything

las lágrimas

tears

la alegría

happiness

la mirada

look (noun)

amenazar

to threaten

la amenaza

the threat

cortesmente

nicely, politely

la dignidad

dignity

la igualdad

equality

la tristeza

sadness

dañar

to harm

calmar

to calm

las pruebas concretas

concrete proof

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