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Spanish 5 Ch 2 Vocab

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cifrar
to calculate, estimate
aquejado/a
afflicted
el cuadro
symptom
el síndrome de abstinencia
withdrawal symptom
difuminado/a
blurred
el enganche
hook
tintinear
to jingle (bells)
descomponerse
to decompose, rot
la senectud
old age
surtir
to produce, generate
aprestarse
to prepare oneself
el verdugo
persecutor, tormentor, executioner
derramar
to spill
el desprecio
disdain, scorn, contempt
rumbo a
headed towards
carcomer
to eat away, consume
el renacuajo
small child
la cacería
hunt
el peatón
pedestrian
la somnolencia
drowsiness, sleepiness
el fallecimiento
death, passing
los conductores kamikazes
risky or dangerous drivers
el semáforo
traffic light
el siniestro
automobile accident
la gestión
management, administration
concienciar
to raise awareness
el/la usuario/a
user
arribar
to arrive
instaurar
to establish, found
asesorarse
to assess oneself
el/la docente
teacher
carecer
to lack
precisar
to need
acarrear
to lead to, result in
milagroso/a
miraculous
crédulo/a
gullible
retrasar
to postpone, delay
el riesgo
risk, danger
la mortandad
death (large scale/quantity)
el Pérmico
Permian (geological period 300 million years ago)
el páramo
tundra, wasteland, barren plain
el hongo
mushroom
la anoxia
anoxia (lack/absence of oxygen)
enlazado/a
connected
cazar
to hunt
recorrer
to go over, across, through
la planicie
plain, flatland
el callejón
alley
la cordillera
mountain range
suscitar
to provoke, cause
colgar
to hang
desentrañar
figure out, get to the bottom of
la sequía
draught
la agrometeorología
study of weather and its relationship to agriculture
repercutir
to have an effect on
mitigar
to reduce, alleviate
prever
to forsee, anticipate
afrontar
to confront, face
la amenaza
threat
el efecto invernadero
greenhouse effect
marginar
to marginalize
ser muy movido/a
to be active (in social movements)
dañino
harmful
el poste
post, pole
la pila
electric battery
el atajo
shortcut
el rezago
backwardness; falling behind
el entorno
surroundings, environment