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Semester 2 Spanish Honors 4

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Cifrar
to calculate
Aquejado/a
afflicted (with a sickness)
El cuadro
symptoms
El síndrome de abstinencia
withdrawal syndrome
Difuminado/a
blurred
El enganche
hook (hooked onto a drug, an addiction)
Tintinear
clink (the sound that two classes make when they hit)
Descomponerse
to break down (in sickness)
Le senectud
old age
Surtir
to stock
Aprestarse
to prepare
El verdugo
tormentor
Derramar
to pour
El desprecio
contempt
Rumbo a...
course, direction
El peatón
pedestrian
La somnolencia
drowsiness, sleepiness
El fallecimiento
death
Los conductores kamikazes
reckless/aggressive driver
El semáforo
traffic light
El siniestro
accident
La gestión
management
Concienciar
raise awareness
El/la usuario/a
user
Arribar
to arrive, to reach (a destination)
Instaurar
to establish
Asesorarse
to seek advice
El docente
professor
Carecer
to lack (or fall short of)
Autoctono/a
native (indigenous population)
El laico
secular
Despedaza
to break apart
La peregrinacion
pilgrimage
La picaresca
mischievous
Acudir
to visit, to resort to something
El chivo expiatorio
scapegoat (person that gets blamed for something)
Cernir
to occur
El ungüento
salve
El filtro
potion
Milagroso
miracle
Crédulo
gullible
Retrasar
to postpone
El riesgo
risk (danger)
Plantear
to pose
Rematar
to finish
Impetuoso
impulsive
ADN
DNA
Artífice
craftsman
Avalar
to endorse
Campar a sus anchas
at ease
Replegarse
to withdraw
Salpicar
to splatter
Acoso
harassment
Resarcimiento
restitution
Machaconería
tiresome
Mantener
to maintain
Agotar
to exhaust
Disponible
available
El patrón
template
Perjudicar
to harm
A costa de
at the expense of
Quebrar
to break
Cobijar
to shelter
Imponer
to command
La búsqueda
search
La mortandad
death toll
El Pérmico
Permian Period, a geological period
El páramo
wasteland, tundra
El hongo
mushroom, fungus
La anoxia
anoxia, lack of oxygen
Cazar
to hunt, to chase
Recorrer
to cross, to tour, to travel
La planicie
plane, flatland
El callejón
alleyway, passage
La cordiller
mountain range
La vulnerabilidad
vulnerability, weakness
Ocasionar
to cause, provoke, bring about
Cuantificar
to quantify, measure
El aumento
increase, boost
La helada
freezing
El efecto Invernadero
greenhouse effect
Marginar
to marginalize
Ser muy movido/a
to be very busy
Danino/a
harmful
El poste
pillar
La pila
battery
El atajo
shortcut
El rezago
time lag
El entorno
environment