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Nave Espacial

space ship

cueva

cave

vago

vague

nubes

clouds

rogar

to ask, to beg

sobrevivir

to survive

alcanzar

to reach, to overtake

siglo

century

golondrina

swallow

tapice

line

paulatinamente

gradually

ademán

expression

desconocer

to be unaware of

acertar

to hit the mark, to guess right

apretar

to tighten, to squeeze, to be tight

conmover

to move emotionally

soler

to be in the habit of

dirigir

to convince, to manage

exigir

to demand, require

conseguir

to achieve, obtain

perseguir

to persue

proseguir

to continue, proceed

acercarse

to approach

apoderarse de

to take take possession of

publicar

to publish

replicar

to reply

suplicar

to beg, to implore

ahogarse

to drown

encargar

to put in charge

amenazar

to threaten

deslizarse

to slip, to glide

lanzar

to throw

rezar

to pray

agradar

to be pleased with

hacer falta

to be lacking

quedarle

to remain (someone), to have left

tocarle

to be one's turn

la amistad

friendhip

la vejez

old age

el asesinato

assasination

el discurso

speech

el ejército

military

comprometerse

to compromose

darse cuenta de

to realize

dimitir

to resign

partir

to depart

unirse a

to join

convertirse en

to become

el/la cartero/a

postal carrier

el/la licenciado/a

college graduate

el almacén

warehouse

el almirante

admiral

reposar

to rest

los restos

remains (of a body)

hacia

toward

sino

but rather

desastroso

disastrous

acuñar

to coin a phrase, use for the first time

a pesar de

in spite of

corriente

current

los demás

the rest, the others

preocuparse por

to worry about

quizás

maybe

datos

facts, data

con certeza

with certainty

hueco

whole

cuyo/a

whose (adj.)

ni siquiera

not even

actualmente

currently, now

signo

symbol, sign

al parecer

apparently

otra parte

somewhere else

según

according to

ampliar

to widen

a través de

through

llevar a cabo

to carry out

rescatar

to rescue

la cima

top, tip

codiciar

to desire passionately (negatively)

escaso

scarce

avaricia

greed

encomiendas

royal land grants

secuestrar

to kidnap

cumplir

to fulfill

recompensa

payment due

despojar

to rescind

engañar

to deceive

tripulación

crew

jurar

to swear

testigo

witness

pésimo

terrible

hundir

to sink

sangrar

to bleed

tardar en + inf.

to be late in, to delay in

la maldad

wickedness

soportar

to endure, to put up with

humilde

humble, lowly

soltero/a

single

convertirse en + inf.

to become

el/la huérfano/a

orphan

a lo lejos

in the distance

echarse a + inf.

to begin to

la lágrima

tear

la calabaza

pumpkin

la carroza

carriage

dorado/a

golden

deslumbrante

dazzling

transparente

transparent, clear

la maravilla

wonder

marcharse

to leave, go away

de vez en cuando

once in a while

sospechar

to suspect

la varita mágica

magic wand

la largatija

lizard

la piedra preciosa

precious stone

dispuesto/a

ready/willling

el hechizo

spell

susurrar

to whisper

volador/a

flying

el guiño

wink

el silbido

whistle

silbar

to whistle

vengarse

to get revenge on

la venganza

revenge

el reloj dar __

the clock turns

salir volando

to leave flying

atropellar

to knock down/to run over

el/la dueño/a

owner

¿Qué numero calza?

what shoe size?

érase una vez

once upon a time

el trigo

wheat

la semilla

seed

ciego

blind

tiritar

to shiver

asustar

to frighten

malvado

wicked, evil

despreciable

contemptible

cobrar vida

become alive

la obra

work

el molino

the windmill

la aldea

village

quemar

to burn

el amanecer

dawn

la llama

flame

las cenizas

the ashes

la comarca

region

vestir de luto

to dress in mourning

pardo/a

brown/dark grey

el camión

truck

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