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el noviazgo
the engagement
estar de novio-a con
to have a boyfriend/ girlfriend
denso-a/ pesado-a/ aburrido-a
difficult; hard going/ heavy going
denso-a/ compacto-a/ espeso-a
dense; thick
quemar(se)
to burn (oneself)
la mirra
the myrrh
La luna de miel
the honeymoon
ir de luna de miel
to go on a honeymoon
estar de luna de miel
to be on a honeymoon
las cenizas
the ashes
la ternura
the tenderness
ser tierno-a
to be tender
la convivencia/convivir
To live together
la matrona
the matron
una llama
a flame
una llamarada = una llama repentina
a flare up
abrazar (a alguien)
to hug (somebody)
caluroso-a
warm
triunfar
to triumph
el triunfo
the triumph
la novedad
the novelty
ser novedoso-a
to be novel, new, original
respirar
to breathe
la respiración
the breathing
doler (ue)
to hurt
ser doloroso-a
to be painful
los dolores
the pains
temblar
to tremble; to shudder
el temblor
1) the trembling; 2) the tremor (mild earthquake)
estar tembloroso-a
to be shaking, trembling
cargar(se)
to load
deformar(se)
to deform; to become deformed
engordar≠adelgazar
to put on weight≠ to lose weight
subir≠ bajar de peso
to put on weight≠ to lose weight
el milagro
the miracle
milagroso-a
miraculous
el género
the gender
dar a luz
To give birth
los placeres
the pleasures
las desgracias
the misfortunes
los hitos
the milestones
la ventura
the happiness; the fortune
la doncella (una mujer joven)
damsel;
esbelta
slender; slim. svelt
calentar(se)
to heat up
entibiar(se)
To warm up
enfriar(se)
to cool down
estar tibio-a
warm; lukewarm
estallar
to burst out
agradecer
to thank
el agradecimiento
the appreciation; the gratitude
la piedad
1) the pity; 2) the mercy
empapar(se)
to soak; to get soaked
estar empapado-a
to be soaking
el espejo
the mirror
la fe
the faith
tener fe (en)
to have faith (in)
allanar
to smooth; to ease
mustio-a
sad
la soledad
the solitude
fiar
to trust
fiarse de alguien o de algo
to trust somebody or something
sospechar (de alguien)
to suspect (somebody)
el sospechoso-a
the suspect
hallar= encontrar (ue)
To find
cauto-a
cautious
adrede = a propósito
on purpose
advertir
to warn
una advertencia
a warning
la vergüenza
the shame
tener vergüenza (de)
to be ashamed (of)
el retrato
the portrait
retratar
to paint
1) el rubor = rojez en el rostro
the blush, blushing
2) el rubor (por vergüenza)
the embarrassment, shame
fugaz
fast (it has this meaning in this story)
fugaz
brief; fleeting
descuidar (a alguien)
To be careless with
el revés
reversed, turned around; (tennis) backhand
la cartera
1) the wallet; 2) the handbag
los celos
jealousy
tener celos (de alguien o algo)
to be jealous (of somebody or something)
agarrar
To grasp; to grab; to get hold of
estar atónito-a
to be astonished
rodar (ue)
to roll
gruesa-o
big, thick (for people or objects)
enjugar (ue)
to wipe
las canas
the grey hairs
un pimpollo
a sapling
el seno
bosom
estar receloso (de algo o alguien)
to be suspicious of; to distrust
negar algo
to deny something
negarse a hacer algo
to refuse to do something
a escondidas
in secret
florecer
to flower; to bloom
el hogar
the hearth
1) echar; 2) echar a alguien
1) To throw; 2) to fire somebody
arder
to burn
sosegar
To calm; to soothe
el sosiego= la paz, tranquilidad
calm
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