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Vocabulary Miguel Fernandez
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Throw in various random directions.
An individual or group chosen to lead an attack or movement.
A bundle of paper, hay, cotton, etc., tightly wrapped and bound with cords or hoops.
A sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.
(Especially in former times) a brave or experienced soldier or fighter.
Follow (someone or something) in order to catch or attack them.
An advisory, deliberative, or legislative body of people formally constituted and meeting regularly.
Avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
A part of a whole; an amount, section, or piece of something.
An official order issued by a legal authority.
Enough or more than enough; plentiful.
Playful misbehavior or trouble making, especially in children.
A load, especially a heavy one.
A long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Set (a boat) in motion by pushing it or allowing it to roll into the water.
A length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial.
(Of a person) somewhat fat or of heavy build
An edible mollusk of warm seas that has a shallow ear-shaped shell lined with mother-of-pearl and pierced with respiratory holes. Also called ear shell.
A plant of the agave family with stiff swordlike leaves and spikes of white bell-shaped flowers that are dependent upon the yucca moth for fertilization, found especially in warm regions of North America and Mexico.
Genus Yucca, family Agavaceae: many species, including Spanish bayonet and Adam's needle.
Walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction, the word is in past tense.
(Of a person or their manner) serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of discipline.
Make a gesture with the hand, arm, or head to encourage someone to come nearer or follow.
Having or showing an excessively high opinion of one's appearance, abilities, or worth.
The leader of a people or clan.
See or observe (a thing or person, especially a remarkable or impressive one).
A small pointed tool used for piercing holes, especially in leather.
Succeed in dealing with (a problem or difficulty).
Pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.
(Of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps.
Past and past participle of slink.
Having the neck encircled by a coronet or collar, especially of a specified tincture.
A wild animal's resting place, especially one that is well hidden.
Existing in or yielding great quantities; abundant.
A narrow piece of land that projects from a coastline into the sea.
(vows) A set of promises committing one to a prescribed role, calling, or course of action, typically to marriage or a monastic career.
Past of forbid.
small, under size(d), diminutive.
A popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior.
Shiny and smooth.
A tube or lip projecting from a container, through which liquid can be poured.
A person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended.
(Of something bad) happen to someone.
A person or animal with whom one spends a lot of time or with whom one travels.
A woman's outer garment fastened around the waist and hanging down around the legs.
(Of a sight, smell, or sound) barely perceptible.
(Of the sun or another source of light) give out a bright light.
With no particular purpose, reason, or foundation.
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