202 terms

El Camino (Miguel Delibes) Capítulo 2 espanolextra

STUDY
PLAY

Terms in this set (...)

tener el vientre seco
to be barren
el aborto
miscarriage
juntarse con
to go around with
criar
to bring up, raise
decir una perrería
to say a harsh thing
el golfo
rascal
el zascandil
scoundrel
salir en defensa de
to stand up for
el malvado
villain
la fragua
forge, workshop
la bota de vino
wine flask
borracho
drunk
el borracho
drunkard
empedernido
hardened
el golfante
delinquent
de tal palo tal astilla
like father, like son
la infamia
disgrace
dar a luz
to give birth
tener la culpa
to be to blame
brusco
abrupt
rectilíneo
straight
el peso
weight, burden
el pelo rojo
ginger hair
híspido
bristly
corpulento
stout, portly
macizo
solid
el amuleto protector
lucky charm
fallecer
to die
el asesino
murderer
sin enmienda
with no chance of changing their ways
regañón
nagging
puntilloso
particular
escalera abajo
downstairs
desmelenado
dishevelled
torvo
fierce
gritar
to shout
desaforadamente
wildly
el estribillo
chorus, refrain
sin cuidado
without a care
exacerbar
to aggravate
agriar
to make bitter
el refractario
baking pan
la solidez física
physical stature
el desprecio
scorn, contempt
los huesos
bones
los músculos
muscles
la sangre
blood
la piel
skin
amenazar
to threaten
sonreír
to smile
desafiar
to defy, challenge
apenas
scarcely, barely
constatar
to notice
burlón
mocking
crecer
to grow up
apelar
to call upon
encerrar
to lock in
el pajar
hay loft
la travesura
mischief
con voz sombría
in a sombre voice
cavernoso
cavernous
el alma
soul
recordar
to remember
entreabierto
ajar, half-open
deshabitado
uninhabited
alzarse
to rise up
el pasamano
banister
atreverse a
to dare to
el temor
fear
entretenerse
to amuse yourself
la lagartija
small lizard
escabullirse
to slip away
la losa
slab
el zaguán
entrance hall
la retahíla
list
el improperio
insult
el portazo
slamming of the door
cohibido
restrained
derramarse
to spill over
el diluvio
downpour
encogerse
to shrink, shrug
llevar nombre de santo
to have the name of a saint
clavado al suelo
pinned to the floor
tieso
stiff, hard
mudo
dumb, mute
prestar atención
to pay close attention
el hueco
empty space
desgranarse
to separate
engolado
haughty
la lluvia
rain
lúgubre
mournful
sonar
to sound
opaco
opaque
sordo
deaf, dull
lo hondo
the depths
el pozo
well
vidriado
glazed
desencajar
to knock out of place
adueñarse de
to take possession of
el pavor
terror, dread
helado
icy, frozen
tétrico
gloomy, sullen
la letanía
litany
hacer cosquillas
to tickle
moverse
to move
acuciar
to plague, to pester
los sentidos
the senses
la angustia
anguish
los afanes
wishes, desires
amodorrado
sleepy, drowsy
envolver
to wrap up
el despecho
resentment
reprimido
repressed
escarmentar
to learn a lesson
el castigo
punishment
a su pesar
against your will
perder los estribos
to lose your temper
poner la mano encima
to lay your hand on someone
el estampido
boom
el sopapo
slap
la pisada
footstep
el peldaño
step, stair
acuciar
to urge on
entornado
ajar, half-open
mentir
to lie
fijarse en
to notice
maldito
damned
aturdido
stunned, dazed
diñarla
to kick the bucket
enterarse de
to find out
vacilar
to hesitate
acordarse de
to remember
listo
clever
mantenérselas tiesas
to stand your ground
los mayores
adults
a ratos
from time to time, at times
sobreentender
to understand perfectly
ser un cero a la izquierda
to be useless
tener en cuenta
to take into account
transcurrir
to pass
pelearse
to fight
el rasguño
scratch
la romería
pilgrimage
apalear
to beat with a stick
hartarse
to get fed up with
golpear
to hit, beat
reírse
to laugh
arrimarse
to move close to
extremar
to take to extremes
la osadía
audacity, daring, boldness
el escudo
shield
el paragolpes
bumper
a pesar de
despite
entablar
to start
la consecución
attainment
el vago
slacker
el holgazán
lazy person
conseguir
to get, obtain
echarse un trago
to take a swig
el ahínco
effort, heart and soul
el tesón
determination
a fin de cuentas
when all is said and done
agradecer
to thank, appreciate
el sinvergüenza
shameless person
tener correa
to not have a short fuse
lastimar
to hurt, injure
arrasar
to destroy
piropear
to make a flirtatious remark
el viudo
widower
merecer
to deserve
la boina
beret
cruzarse con
to bump into
saludar
to greet
el marqués
marquis
casarse
to get married
la madrastra
stepmother
disponible
available
insinuar
to insinuate, imply
malévolamente
malevolently
emborracharse
to get drunk
desdeñable
despicable, contemptible
olvidarse de
to forget about
descansar
to rest
exigente
demanding
despiadado
merciless
la trifulca
din, row
asqueroso
disgusting
el matón
bully
el fifiriche
dandy, toff
camorrista
troublemaker
tumbar
to knock down, to knock over
poner verde
to badmouth
por la espalda
behind your back
censurar
to censor
tronar
to thunder
el portador
bearer, carrier
humilde
humble
avergonzado
ashamed, embarrassed
esbozar
to sketch, outline
sudar
to sweat
la gota
drop
pecaminoso
sinful