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Advanced Spanish Vocabulary - Set 002

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obrero
(worker,) laborer
sonso
(silly,) foolish
albañilería
brick layer
burlar
to mock; outwit
burlarse
(to make fun of, to poke fun at), to ridicule, (to mock)
acaso
perhaps, (maybe)
chisme
gossip
fanfarron
braggart, (boastful person)
fanfarronear
to brag
corriente
current, (present); (normal,) ordinary; running
un tipo corriente
a normal guy
calabozo
dungeon (, jail cell)
conformar
(to conform, to adjust;) to agree to be of the same opinion
poder conformarse
settle for (something)
bramido
roar
entregar
to deliver, (to hand over, to give)
detener
to stop (someone or something), to detain
compromiso
commitment; (responsibility)
maldecir
to curse, (cuss)
renegar
to deny, (to renounce)
tesoro
treasure
tesorería
treasury
parejos
evenly, (equally spaced)
fijarse
to take notice, (to pay attention), to settle)
amansar
to tame, (to calm down)
regalar
to give a gift
varonil
manly
asomar
to poke out, (to stick out)
siquiera
at least, (even if)
todo resultó tal y como
everything went just as
tal y como
just as
tal
such (so)
hizo caso
paid attention, (heeded); (ignored)
derretir
to melt, (to thaw)
desbaratar
to destroy; thwart
atajar
to head off, (tackle)
acoger
to welcome, (take in, receive)
toparse
to encounter (run into)
estruendoso
thunderous
bajarse
to get down/off
estropeado
ruined (mechanically broken, spoiled)
agarrar
to grasp, to obtain (to seize, to catch, to clutch, to come upon)
condenar
to condemn; to convict
encoger
to shrink; to shrug (shoulders)
encogimiento de hombros
shrug the shoulders
quitar
to take away, to remove
puntillas
tiptoes
patadas
kicks
colocar
to place (to put)
esconder
to hide
al cabo
in the end
cabo
end, Cape
parar
to stop ( to block)
alcance
scope, (range)
aguardar
to expect, to wait for
luchar
to fight; to struggle
alforjas
saddlebags
gruñir
to grumble
lo que sea
whatever (that may be)