Grade 11: Spanish - La Casa en Mango Street Vocab: Part 2

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quieto

calm/ not moving

abrazar

to embrace

gruesos

thick/ large

puntiagudos

sharp pointed

pertenecer

to belong to

plantada

planted

lanzar

to launch

apoderarse

to seize/ take power

peludos

with a lot of hair/ furry

morder

to bite

marchitarse

withered

tulipan

tulips

alrededor de

around/ surrounding

ensensar

to show

ladrillos

bricks

crecer

to grow/ flourish

luchar

to fight

enorme

very large

ahorrar

to save/ save money

agitacion

a movement from one side to the other side as what one does when he dances

caderas

hips

jalar

to pull

florecer

to give flowers

de subito

suddenly

cobija

blanket

cargar

to load/ to bring (in the arms)

docena

a dozen

tacon alto

high heel

tramos

flights of stairs

propietario

land lord

cualesquiera

whichever

sintonizar

to tune in

gaviota

seagull

geranio

Geranium

chorro

a trickle or spurt

azorado

ashamed

departamento

apartment

suspirar

to sigh/ yearn for

chillar

to cry/ scream

hartarse

to be fed up/ sick/ tired of

hilito

a little thread

unico

singular

sonar a

to sound like

escoba

broom

broches

barrettes

diademas

hair bands

resbaloso

slippery

escurrirse

to slip

de peluche

stuffed animal/ hair similar to that of a stuffed animal

rueditas

small wheels

anchoas

Anchovies

calido

hot

hornear

to prepare/ cook in the oven

campito

a small field

tibio

lukewarm

roncar

to snore

oloroso

fragrant

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