Spanish 4 All vocab list practice

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viento en popa

to go extremely well

lleno/a a rebosar

pack full to the brim/bursting

a medida que

as; as he was growing up

puesto que

since; since that's the way you want it

el remordimiento

remorse

el remolón/la remolona

slacker

la repisa

mantelpiece or shelf

hacer una mueca

to make/pull a face

sobresalir en

to stand out, excel in

propinarle

to give someone a tap, smack,

anhelar

to yearn for, to long for

decantarse por

to opt for

inabordable

unapproachable, inaccessible

amena

entertaining, enjoyable, pleasant

el desasosiego

restlessness, uneasiness

valer la pena

to be worth it

cuanto antes

as soon as possible

a pesar de

in spite of

sin embargo

nevertheless, however

el apuro

jam, fix

el comportamiento

behavior

el sondeo

poll

la jerga

slang

empeñarse en

to make an effort to, insist on

asegurar

to make certain, assure

durar

to last; to take time

regañar

to scold, rebuke, tell-off

prodigioso/a

marvelous

leal

loyal

revoltoso/a

rebellious

¡Qué barbaridad!

How terrible/awful!

estar muerto de cansancio

to be dead tired

con tal de que

provided that

de modo que

so that

el acontecimiento

event

la creencia

belief

la destreza

skill

la mejora

improvement

arrepentirse (e-ie) de

to be sorry; to regret

acoger

to welcome

plantearse

to take into consideration

justificar

to justify

grave

serious

azaroso/a

risky

propio/a

own (mi propio - my own)

¡Ni lo sueñes!

Don't even think about it!

No hay más remedio.

There is no other solution.

ni siquiera

not even; they didn't even bother me

ya que

since; since that's the way you want it

la vergüenza

embarrassment, disgrace

el engaño

deception

los pecados

sins

un desacuerdo

a disagreement

merecer

to deserve

destacar(se)

to emphasize, to stress; to stand out

acercarse a

to approach, to go near

alejarse de

to go/move away from

asombroso/a

amazing

agradable

pleasant

desagradable

unpleasant, disagreeable

la maña

the knack

salvaje

wild (animal)

manejar

to handle/manipulate

dirigido/a

directed

fatigarse

to become tired

la red

net

devorado/a

devoured

resultar

to turn out

el enjambre

the swarm

la colmena

beehive

el tablero

instrument panel

atónito/a

astonished, flabbergasted

atravesar

to cross/go through

sorber

to sip/soak up

destilar

to ooze

probar

to taste

chasquear la lengua

to click the tongue

el disparate

stupid things

la legua

league

los bichos

bugs

paladear

to savor

el goterón

large raindrop

suceder

to happen

desprovisto/a

lacking, devoid

el guiñapo

rag

jadear

to pant

la comarca

region

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