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Spanish - Miscellaneous AP Vocabulary

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la cifra
the statistic/the figure
la tasa
the rate
el fracaso
the failure
atravesar
to cross
acogedor
warm/friendly
la mente
the mind
convertirse
to convert/to become
la embajadora
the embassy/the (female) ambassador
el embajador
the (male) ambassador
el rito
the rite/the ritual
la época
the era (period of time)
elogiar
to eulogize
regañar
to scorn/to scold
la encuesta
the survey
aprobar
to approve
probar
to taste/to try
rechazar
to reject
el barro
mud/clay
el ladrillo
brick
la madera
wood
el acero
steel
atrevido
daring
atrever
to dare
zurdo
left-handed
descarado
fresh/rude
el sastre
tailor
conmover
to move or touch emotionally
reírse a carcajadas
to laugh histerically; to laugh out loud; to burst out laughing
el gasto
the expense
la hipoteca
mortgage
el bienestar
the well-being
lejano
far away
rodear
to surround
ahogarse
to drown
por poco
almost
riqueza
the riches/the rich
aprovechar
to take advantage of
el retrato
portrait/picture
el forastero
foreigner
la aldea
town/village
espabilado
alert/lively
atender
to tend to
el colibrí
hummingbird
la mariposa
butterfly
hacer juego con
to match (clothes)
agotado
exhausted
el anfitrión
the host
la anfitriona
the hostess
el desafío
the challenge
el reto
the challenge
zambullirse
to dive
profundo
profound/deep (figuratively and literally)
simbolizar
to symbolize
el lagarto
aligator/lizzard
la culebra
snake
el discurso
speech
el viudo
widower
la viuda
widow
la paloma
dove
entregar
to hand in/to hand over
el hada
fairy
las hadas
fairies
cabezón
hard-headed/stubborn
otorgar
to grant
conceder
to grant
amargo
bitter
atestado
crowded
bostezar
to yawn
derrotar
to defeat
desagrado
displeasure/unpleasant
destacar
to stand out
el analfabetismo
illiteracy
el analfabeto
illiterate (person)
el respeto
respect
el rostro
the face
el sello
postage stamp
la estampa
stamp (with ink)
la estampilla
postage stamp
enfrentar
to confront
enterarse de
to find out
enterrar
to inter/bury
imprescindible
necessary
menester
necessary
preciso
necessary
necessario
necessary
estacionar
to park
la etapa
stage/step
heredar
to inherit
involucrarse en
to get involved in
la linterna
latern/flashlight
mediante de
by means of
mientras tanto
meanwhile
la novedad
the novelty (a new thing)
ocultar
to hide
esconder
to hide
la palmada
smack
pasar de modo
to go out of style/to be out of date
el peregrino
pilgrim
por casualidad
by chance
la prenda de vestir
article of clothing
el pozo
the well
el rasgo
the trait/characteristic
ariesgo
to risk
el riesgo
risk
sabio
wise
sazonar
to season
sin aliento
breathless
sollozar
to sob
sospechar
to suspect
un suspecho
suspicion/suspect
el taller
workshop
tapar
to cover
destapar
to uncover
el televidente
television viewer
el radioyente
radio listener
vacío
empty
acariciar
to stroke/to caress
bullicioso
ebulent (bubbly; lively; exuberant)
carecer de
to be lacking/to lack
el desdén
disdain
encima de
on top of
estar en boga
to be in style/en vogue
estar de moda
to be in style
pasar de boga
to go out of style
la envidia
envy
el escarabajo
beetle
la escasez
scarcity
escaso
scarce
la limosna
alms
maullar
to meow
mudo
mute
sordo
deaf
ciego
blind
el mito
the myth
la leyenda
the legend
el apoyo
the support
de buena gana
willingly
de mala gana
unwillingly
el folleto
pamphlet
alabar
to praise
alabanza
the praise
apenas
hardly
sangriento
bloody
el promedio
average
suspirar
to breath
el vínculo
the link
por desgracia
disgracefully/unfortunately
el lima
slogan
el código
code; area code
el vidrio
glass (not drinking glass)
la estadística
statistic
impresionante
impressive
con respecto a
with respect to/regarding
pagar a plazos
to pay in installments
a la larga
in the longrun
en cambio
on the other hand
por lo tanto
therefore
apretar
to squeeze
apretado
tight
engañar
to deceive
cotidiano
daily
diario
daily
ajeno
foreign/not related
humilde
humble
surgir
to come forth/to come forward/to burst out/to raise
la empresa
bug business/large company
la empresaria
industry
ensimismado
self-absorbed/absorbed in thought
llevar a cabo
to accomplish/to fulfill
aliviar
to lessen/to aliviate
el funcionario
the (government) official
la mascota
pet
fiel
faithful
indígena
native
el rencor
rancor (anger, disdain)
placentero
pleasing
el farol
streetlight
insolente
insolent (rude)
insulto
insult
celoso
jealous
sumamente
highly/greatly/extremely
la peluquería
hair salon
orar
to pray
rezar
to pray
alzar
to reach
alcanzar
to reach
el sacerdote
the priest
el cura
the priest
la bofetada
smack
dar una bofetada
to slap in the face
el alambre
wire
a tientas
blindly
la herramienta
tool
andar a tientas
to move gropingly
la peluquia
wig
animal de peluche
stuffed animal
peludo
hairy
calvo
bald
apostar
to bet
el patrimonio
heritage
patrimonio nacional
national heritage
agregar
to add
la amenaza
threat
amenazar
to threaten
judío
jewish
lograr
to achieve
el contratiempo
a setback/mishap
el rastro
trait/characteristic
El Rastro
flee market in Madrid on Sundays
el festejo
party/celebration
acertado
on target/appropriate
brindar
to give a toast
boricula
slang for people from Puerto Rico
invertir
to invest
las inversiones
the investments
ubicado
located/situated
situato
located/situated
pretender
to try to do something/to aspire
fingir
to pretend