Spanish - Miscellaneous AP Vocabulary

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la cifra

the statistic/the figure

la tasa

the rate

el fracaso

the failure

atravesar

to cross

acogedor

warm/friendly

la mente

the mind

convertirse

to convert/to become

la embajadora

the embassy/the (female) ambassador

el embajador

the (male) ambassador

el rito

the rite/the ritual

la época

the era (period of time)

elogiar

to eulogize

regañar

to scorn/to scold

la encuesta

the survey

aprobar

to approve

probar

to taste/to try

rechazar

to reject

el barro

mud/clay

el ladrillo

brick

la madera

wood

el acero

steel

atrevido

daring

atrever

to dare

zurdo

left-handed

descarado

fresh/rude

el sastre

tailor

conmover

to move or touch emotionally

reírse a carcajadas

to laugh histerically; to laugh out loud; to burst out laughing

el gasto

the expense

la hipoteca

mortgage

el bienestar

the well-being

lejano

far away

rodear

to surround

ahogarse

to drown

por poco

almost

riqueza

the riches/the rich

aprovechar

to take advantage of

el retrato

portrait/picture

el forastero

foreigner

la aldea

town/village

espabilado

alert/lively

atender

to tend to

el colibrí

hummingbird

la mariposa

butterfly

hacer juego con

to match (clothes)

agotado

exhausted

el anfitrión

the host

la anfitriona

the hostess

el desafío

the challenge

el reto

the challenge

zambullirse

to dive

profundo

profound/deep (figuratively and literally)

simbolizar

to symbolize

el lagarto

aligator/lizzard

la culebra

snake

el discurso

speech

el viudo

widower

la viuda

widow

la paloma

dove

entregar

to hand in/to hand over

el hada

fairy

las hadas

fairies

cabezón

hard-headed/stubborn

otorgar

to grant

conceder

to grant

amargo

bitter

atestado

crowded

bostezar

to yawn

derrotar

to defeat

desagrado

displeasure/unpleasant

destacar

to stand out

el analfabetismo

illiteracy

el analfabeto

illiterate (person)

el respeto

respect

el rostro

the face

el sello

postage stamp

la estampa

stamp (with ink)

la estampilla

postage stamp

enfrentar

to confront

enterarse de

to find out

enterrar

to inter/bury

imprescindible

necessary

menester

necessary

preciso

necessary

necessario

necessary

estacionar

to park

la etapa

stage/step

heredar

to inherit

involucrarse en

to get involved in

la linterna

latern/flashlight

mediante de

by means of

mientras tanto

meanwhile

la novedad

the novelty (a new thing)

ocultar

to hide

esconder

to hide

la palmada

smack

pasar de modo

to go out of style/to be out of date

el peregrino

pilgrim

por casualidad

by chance

la prenda de vestir

article of clothing

el pozo

the well

el rasgo

the trait/characteristic

ariesgo

to risk

el riesgo

risk

sabio

wise

sazonar

to season

sin aliento

breathless

sollozar

to sob

sospechar

to suspect

un suspecho

suspicion/suspect

el taller

workshop

tapar

to cover

destapar

to uncover

el televidente

television viewer

el radioyente

radio listener

vacío

empty

acariciar

to stroke/to caress

bullicioso

ebulent (bubbly; lively; exuberant)

carecer de

to be lacking/to lack

el desdén

disdain

encima de

on top of

estar en boga

to be in style/en vogue

estar de moda

to be in style

pasar de boga

to go out of style

la envidia

envy

el escarabajo

beetle

la escasez

scarcity

escaso

scarce

la limosna

alms

maullar

to meow

sordo

deaf

ciego

blind

el mito

the myth

la leyenda

the legend

el apoyo

the support

de buena gana

willingly

de mala gana

unwillingly

el folleto

pamphlet

alabar

to praise

alabanza

the praise

apenas

hardly

sangriento

bloody

el promedio

average

suspirar

to breath

el vínculo

the link

por desgracia

disgracefully/unfortunately

el lima

slogan

el código

code; area code

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