52 terms

Tema 2 Contexto 3,4,5,6 Vocabulario

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plantear
to suggest; to bring up
rematar
to bring to an end; to conclude
impetuoso
impulsive; hot-headed
ADN
DNA
artífice
author, creator
avalar
to support, to co-sign
campar a sus anchas
to live free without restrictions
replegarse
to fall back; to withdraw, to retreat
salpicar
to spread, scatter
acoso
harassment, bullying, pestering
resarcimiento
compensation for pain
machaconería
monotony, repetitiveness
mantener
maintain, conserve, preserve
agotar
to exhaust, tire out, wear out
disponible
available, free
el patrón
standard, pattern, model
perjudicar
to be harmful to; to damage
a costa de
at the expense of
quebrar
to break; to fragment
cobijar
to give shelter to, to take in
imponer
to impose; to command someone to do something
la búsqueda
search, hunt
la mortandad
large loss of life due to sickness or natural disaster; slaughter
el Pérmico
geological time period about 300 million years ago
el páramo
wasteland, barren plains
el hongo
mushroom, fungus
la anoxia
a total depletion in the level of oxygen
enlazado/a
connected, related
cazar
to hunt
recorrer
to go across or through
la planicie
plain, flatland
el callejón
narrow alley between buildings or mountains
la cordillera
mountain range
suscitar
to provoke, to cause
colgar
to hang or be suspended without touching the ground
desentrañar
to figure out; to get to the bottom of
la sequía
drought
la agrometeorología
the science that studies weather, climate, and hydrological conditions and their interaction in the process of agricultural production
repercutir
to cause an effect or result
mitigar
moderate or reduce a problem
prever
to foresee, to anticipate
afrontar
to confront, to face
amenaza
danger, threat
el efecto invernadero
greenhouse effect
marginar
to marginalize
ser muy movido/a
to participate in social movements
dañino
harmful, detrimental
el poste
post
la pila
battery
el atajo
shortcut
el rezago
backwardness, falling behind in development
el entorno
surroundings, environment