Spanish 4 Honors Series 3 Vocab Quiz 1

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El entorno
environment
El rezago
time lag
El atajo
shortcut
La pila
battery
El poste
a pole
dañino/a
harmful
Ser muy movido/a
to be very driven
Marginar
to marginalize
El efecto invernadero
greenhouse effect
La helada
freeze
El aumento
increase
Cuantificar
to quantify
Ocasionar
to cause
La vulnerabilidad
vulnerability
La cordillera
mountain range
El callejón
alley
La planicie
a plain
Recorrer
to travel
Cazar
to hunt
La anoxia
an absence of oxygen
El hongo
fungus
El páramo
wasteland
El pérmico
geological period of 300 million years
La mortandad
mortality
Plantear
to propose; to suggest
Rematar
to finish
Impetuoso
impetuous
ADN
DNA
Artífice
architect; author
Avalar
to support
Campar a sus anchas
live at ease
Replegarse
to withdraw
Salpicar
to scatter, to spread
Acaso
persecution
Resarcimiento
reparation
Machaconería
insistence
Mantener
to maintain
Agotar
to exhaust
Disponible
available; ready
El patrón
behavior, pattern
Perjudicar
to harm, to impair
A costa de
at the expense of
Quebrar
to break
Cobijar
to shelter
Imponder
to impose, to command
La búsqueda
a search
El riesgo
risk
Retrasar
to delay
Crédulo
gullible; naive
Milagroso/a
miraculous
El filtro
a potion
El ungüento
ointment
Cernir
to occur; to happen
El chivo expiatorio
scapegoat
Acudir
to attend, to go
La picaresca
literary movement
La perefrinación
pilgrimage
Despedazar
break apart
El/la laico/a
non-religious person
Autóctono/a
native
Carecer
to lack
El/la docente
teacher
Asesorarse
to get advice
Instaurar
to establish
Arribar
to arrive
El/la usuario/a
user
Concienciar
to educate
La gestión
management
El siniestro
accident
El semáforo
traffic light
Los conductores
drivers
El fallecimiento
death
La somnolencia
drowsiness
El peatón
pedestrian
Rumbo a
direction to
El desprecio
contempt
Derramar
to spill
El verdugo
tormentor
Aprestarse
to prepare
Surtir
to produce; to provide
La senectud
old age
Descomponerse
to get sick, to get worse (physically)
Tintinear
to cling
El enganche
addiction
Difuminado/a
blurred
El síndrome de abstinencia
withdrawal syndrome
El cuadro
symptoms
Aquejado/a
ill
Cifrar
to estimate