SPAN 3290: cognates 14-24

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intoxicado
(pfc) intoxicated generally, but usually means a medical or physical reaction to a poison or a bad food
introducir
(fc) to present or insert an idea or object
invertir
(pfc) to turn upside down; or to invest money or capital
jornada
(fc) day's work; short seminar or workshop
labor
(pfc) has a broader meaning than English "labor," the Spanish "labor" can also mean mental or intellectual work
lectura
(fc) reading
local
(pfc) local in the sense of being close by
localizar
(pfc) to make local
lujuria
(fc) lust, lewdness, physical excess, voluptuousness
mandatario
(fc) governor or political head
maneras
(pfc) way of doing something
manifestación
(fc) demonstration, especially political
matrimonio
(pfc) married couple
mediterraneo
(pfc) the Mediterranean Sea; also landlocked
miseria
(pfc) poverty
modalidad
(pfc) modality (in a diplomatic sense)
molestar
to bother
moroso
default, as on a loan
motivo
motive (as in ground or cause for something)
nativo
native (adjective as in "native language")
negociar
negotiate (in a diplomatic sense, but in general usage means to discuss or talk over, without necessarily having a legal commitment)
nombramiento
naming a person (to fill an appointment)
noticia
news
notorio
well-known; famous (in a neutral or positive way)
ocasion
occasion (in the sense of "opportunity," not in the sense of "event"
ocurrencia
clever saying
oficial
official (as an adj); military officer (as a noun)
oficio
occupation
ordinario
vulgar (or ordinary)
organico
organic (in a chemistry sense)
papel
stationary paper
paralizar
paralyze (freeze, suspend)
parientes
relatives
participar
to be involved in something; to share something like news or an invitation
particular
private
perfeccionar
to make perfect (to improve or increase one's professional qualifications or training)
personero
spokesperson, mouthpiece
perspectiva
perspective (in drawing and architecture or viewpoint for the future)
petulancia
vanity (insolence)
plantear
to raise an issue, pose a problem, theorize, postulate
politica
politics or policy (in a political sense)
populación
the act of populating an empty region
posicion
generally refers to physical position
precioso
of great value (also beautiful)
preciso
precise; necessary
presumir
to show off
pretender
to attempt
privado
personal (narrower meaning than English)
procurar
to obtain; to attempt or try
promocion
promotion (of a sale in a store)
propaganda
political or ideological propaganda (also advertising)
quitar
remove
radicar
to live or settle somewhere
razonado
reasoned (when used with a list, plan, drawing or catalog, means "commented" or "annotated")
realizar
to accomplish (a goal)
recordar
remember
refrigerio
snack or light meal
refundido
consolidated or redrafted
regalar
to give a gift
regular
periodic and normal
relacion
relationship
relevente
outstanding
remarcar
to mark again
remover
stir
resistir
resist (as in temptation)
resorte
metallic spring of a vehicle or coil
reunion
meeting
rico
rich
salario
wages (hourly pay)
salvaje
savage
sancionar
to condemn
sanidad
sanitation
sano
healthy
seguridad
security (in the sense of safety)
sensible
sensitive
sentencia
jail sentence
serio
serious (grave)
simpático
nice
solicitud
application
suburbio
slum
suceso
event
sutil
subtle
sujeto
subject (negative when referring to a person)
terminos
terms (as in words)
tipo
type (of guy)
tutor
tutor (or guardian)
ultimo
final
urban
urban (city)
utilidades
profits (of a business)
vago
lazy
voto
to vote; to vow