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51 terms

Personal English Vocabulary

Words in English Language
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widget
artefacto
squash
Calabacita
beef up
reforzar
gritty
arenoso
rut
rutina
wipe out
limpiar
gust
ráfaga
ditch
zanja
grimace
mueca
sling
cabestrillo, honda
snort
aspirar
clogged
obstruido, tapado
Paltry
Ridiculously or insultingly small [Insignificante]
Tailbone
Cóccix [rabadilla]
Stump
The part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed [muñón]
Trip up
Cause to stumble - Trip someone up [hacer al otro equivocarse o tropezar]
Dodge
v. To move quickly and suddenly to one side in order to avoid something; n. a quick, evasive movement to avoid a blow or the like [esquivar]
Lam
A rapid escape (as by criminals) [fuga]
Disband
Dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded. [Desbandar]
Rubicund
Inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life [enrojecido]
Trounce
Beat severely with a whip or rod. [reprimir]
Hedgehog
Small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines. [erizo]
Scepter
A rod or staff held by rulers as a symbol of sovereignty. [cetro]
Tramcar
A wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity. [tranvía]
Stag
Give away information about somebody. Male deer [Chismear] [Ciervo]
Goop
Sloppy or sticky semifluid matter, typically something unpleasant. [pegote membranoso]
Swarm
A group of many insects. [enjambre]
Din
Instill (into a person) by constant repetition. Disturbance. [ruido]
Hoarder
A person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use. [Acaparador]
Shimmer
A weak and tremulous light. [brillo tenue]
Purveyor
Someone who supplies provisions (especially food) [proveedor]
Fender
A barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud. [guardafango]
Cloak
A loose outer garment. [Capa, capote]
Derange
Throw into great confusion or disorder. [trastornar]
Hid
Past tense of HIDE. [se escondió]
Dom
State, rank, condition e.g. free-dom. [status, lord]
Disband
Dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded. [desbandar]
Demob
Discharge from military service. [Dar de baja (a un militar)]
Smarm
Excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm. [Lisonja]
Ersatz
An artificial or inferior substitute or imitation. [sucedaneo, copia barata]
Overcome
Win a victory over. [vencer]
Ana
A collection of anecdotes about a person or place [anecdotario]
Educe
Develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state Infer [deducir]
Caster
A pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable. [rueda giratoria]
on-call
Used for meds patient is to receive prior to surgery or procedure. [estar de guardia]
noose
a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot
steep
having a sharp inclination
sojourn
spend a certain length of time
nimble
moving quickly and lightly
whack
the act of hitting vigorously
eschew
avoid and stay away from deliberately

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