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Nave Espacial
space ship
cueva
cave
vago
vague
nubes
clouds
rogar
to ask, to beg
sobrevivir
to survive
alcanzar
to reach, to overtake
siglo
century
golondrina
swallow
tapice
line
paulatinamente
gradually
ademán
expression
desconocer
to be unaware of
acertar
to hit the mark, to guess right
apretar
to tighten, to squeeze, to be tight
conmover
to move emotionally
soler
to be in the habit of
dirigir
to convince, to manage
exigir
to demand, require
conseguir
to achieve, obtain
perseguir
to persue
proseguir
to continue, proceed
acercarse
to approach
apoderarse de
to take take possession of
publicar
to publish
replicar
to reply
suplicar
to beg, to implore
ahogarse
to drown
encargar
to put in charge
amenazar
to threaten
deslizarse
to slip, to glide
lanzar
to throw
rezar
to pray
agradar
to be pleased with
hacer falta
to be lacking
quedarle
to remain (someone), to have left
tocarle
to be one's turn
la amistad
friendhip
la vejez
old age
el asesinato
assasination
el discurso
speech
el ejército
military
comprometerse
to compromose
darse cuenta de
to realize
dimitir
to resign
partir
to depart
unirse a
to join
convertirse en
to become
el/la cartero/a
postal carrier
el/la licenciado/a
college graduate
el almacén
warehouse
el almirante
admiral
reposar
to rest
los restos
remains (of a body)
hacia
toward
sino
but rather
desastroso
disastrous
acuñar
to coin a phrase, use for the first time
a pesar de
in spite of
corriente
current
los demás
the rest, the others
preocuparse por
to worry about
quizás
maybe
datos
facts, data
con certeza
with certainty
hueco
whole
cuyo/a
whose (adj.)
ni siquiera
not even
actualmente
currently, now
signo
symbol, sign
al parecer
apparently
otra parte
somewhere else
según
according to
ampliar
to widen
a través de
through
llevar a cabo
to carry out
rescatar
to rescue
la cima
top, tip
codiciar
to desire passionately (negatively)
escaso
scarce
avaricia
greed
encomiendas
royal land grants
secuestrar
to kidnap
cumplir
to fulfill
recompensa
payment due
despojar
to rescind
engañar
to deceive
tripulación
crew
jurar
to swear
testigo
witness
pésimo
terrible
hundir
to sink
sangrar
to bleed
tardar en + inf.
to be late in, to delay in
la maldad
wickedness
soportar
to endure, to put up with
humilde
humble, lowly
soltero/a
single
convertirse en + inf.
to become
el/la huérfano/a
orphan
a lo lejos
in the distance
echarse a + inf.
to begin to
la lágrima
tear
la calabaza
pumpkin
la carroza
carriage
dorado/a
golden
deslumbrante
dazzling
transparente
transparent, clear
la maravilla
wonder
marcharse
to leave, go away
de vez en cuando
once in a while
sospechar
to suspect
la varita mágica
magic wand
la largatija
lizard
la piedra preciosa
precious stone
dispuesto/a
ready/willling
el hechizo
spell
susurrar
to whisper
volador/a
flying
el guiño
wink
el silbido
whistle
silbar
to whistle
vengarse
to get revenge on
la venganza
revenge
el reloj dar __
the clock turns
salir volando
to leave flying
atropellar
to knock down/to run over
el/la dueño/a
owner
¿Qué numero calza?
what shoe size?
érase una vez
once upon a time
el trigo
wheat
la semilla
seed
ciego
blind
tiritar
to shiver
asustar
to frighten
malvado
wicked, evil
despreciable
contemptible
cobrar vida
become alive
la obra
work
el molino
the windmill
la aldea
village
quemar
to burn
el amanecer
dawn
la llama
flame
las cenizas
the ashes
la comarca
region
vestir de luto
to dress in mourning
pardo/a
brown/dark grey
el camión
truck
pulsar
to press
herramientas
tools
atrapar
to catch
lograr
to achieve
heredar
to inherit
glorieta
roundabout
abanico
fan
mojarse
to get wet
raya
line
Gorrión
sparrow