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Advanced Spanish Vocabulary - Set 005

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trasero
butt, rear, back, bottom
fincas
farms, plantations
haber puesto
to have put
leve
slight, light, minor, mild
empezando a fastidiar
starting to annoy
viejitos
old people
temblorosos
Trembling
ubicar
to be located
todavia no
not yet, still not
si ya
Yes, already...
¿ha estado allí?
have you been there yourself?
renegar de
renounce, disown
¿he le estado ahi?
have you been there?
huir
to escape, to flee, to run away, to slip away
huye
(she, he, it) runs away
heulo a carne
I smell meat
se puso a contar
he began to tell
se puso a contar el dinero
he began to count the money
tal cantidad
such a quantity
recoger
to pick (up), to gather, to harvest, to collect
centella
spark
sin embargo
nevertheless, however
por el tallo
in the stern (of the boat)
valerse
to make use of, to manage on one's own
gavillas
sheaves of corn
la haz
bundle; beam; face
bodega
grocery store; cellar
sobran
plenty, excess
fijar
to fix, to notice, to set up, to set
llamas
flames
ceniza
ashes/cinder
aldeas
villages
desarrollar
to develop; to grow
cuento
story; I count; I tell
hazanas
deeds, feats, exploits
en lo alto
at the top
al inclinarse
bending
caber
to fit
cima
top, summit, peak
acudieron a ver
they came to see
acudir
to go, attend, come
sucedido
event; happenings
éxito
success
pasó
(it) passed, step
gruesas ramas
thick branches
gruesa
thick, heavy, gross
ramas
branches
broto
gushed
broto
gushed
discutir
to discuss, to argue
halar
to haul, to pull
desprender
to detach', to release
burbujear
to fizz, bubble, seethe
rebasar
to pass, to succeed
repente
suddenly, unexpectedly
cangrejos
crabs
subir
to upload; to climb, to go up
atisbar
to notice, observe
riachuelos
streams, brooks
amplio
wide, spacious