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SAT Spanish Vocab

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Abanico
Fan
Acá
here
Acabar de
To have just
Acaso
Perhaps
Acontecimiento
Event
Acera
Sidewalk
Acertado
Correct
Acontecer
To happen
actual
present, now
Acudir
To attend
Adivinanzas
Riddles
Adornos
Jewelry/adornments
aeronave
Airplane
afectuoso
Affectionate
afilado
sharpened
agarrar
to grasp
ante
before (preposition)
apaciguar
to pacify
aparcero
farmer renter
apenas
scarcely
aprendizaje
apprenticeship/training
aprobar
to pass (a course)
apuraciones
troubles
arcón
large box
arduas
difficult (arduous)
arma
pistol
artesanía
crafts
arremetida
attack
asado
roasted
asomar
to appear
asunto
astute
asombrar
to amaze
atar
to tie
atemorizar
to frighten
aterrizar
to land (a plane)
atraer
to attract
atropellar
to run over/into
avergonzar
to be ashamed
ayuntamiento
city govt
bahía
Bay
balneario
resort/spa
balón
ball
banco
bank or BENCH
bandera
flag
barca
little boat
barro
clay
batir
to beat
bienes
property
bienes raíces
real estate
bigote
beard
caber
to fit
cacahuates
peanuts
cala
cove
caluroso
warm
camarones
shrimp
billetara
wallet
bocacalle
intersect
bocinas
horns (car)
bolsillo
pocket
bordear
to border on
botella
bottle
botones
bellhop
brazo
arm
bribón
rascal
brincar
to hop
brindar
to toast/offer an opportunity
buey
ox
bufanda
scarf
buhardilla
attic
burlarse de
to make fun of
en cambio
on the other hand
caminata
hike
cancha
court (sports)
canasta/cesta
basket
caña
fishing rod/reed
capaz
capable
cardumen
school of fish
carpa
tent
cartera/cartero
purse/mailman
carreras
races/carreers
carretera
highway
catador
inspector
catedrático
uni professor
cauteloso
careful
cautivo
captive
cepillarse los dientes
to brush your teeth
celos
jealousY
cerro
hill
cicatriz
scar
ciclismo
cycling
cisne
swan
cuello de cisne
turtleneck
clavos
nails
cobrar
to charge a fee/collect money for
cocido
cooked
codicioso
jealous
coger
to catch
colchón
mattress
comedor
dining room
comensal
fellow diners
compartir
to share
complacer
to please
complejo
complex
comprensivo
compassionate/understanding
concursos
contests
confiar
to trust
confitería
candy shop
confuso
confused
conjunto
group
conseguir
to obtain
contagiar
to spread
contar
to count/tell
contraseña
password
el/la corte
law court/palace court
cesped
lawn
corriente
current
coser
to sew
cotidiano
daily
cuadra/o
city block/picture
cruce
crossing
cuarto
room
cubierta
covering
cuenta
bill
cuidarse de
to care for
cumbre
peak/mountain top
el/la cura
priest/cure
chiquillos
little kids
demostrar
to show
derretir
to melt
desahogo
relief
despegar
to take off (a plane)
despedir
to fire
despiadada
pitiless/merciless
desplegar
to spread out
curandero
healer
chuleta
meat chop
destacado
outstanding
desterrar
to exile
desván
attic/loft
desviar
to detour
deterioro
deterioration
devoradora
devouring
dictar una conferencia
to give a LECTURE
disfrazar
costume
dispuestos
inclined to
ello
it
embarcadero
dock
embarcar
to board
embarque
aboard
amboscada
ambush
empacar
to pack
emplear
to employ/use
en cuanto a
with respect to
en torno
around
encaminar
to put on the right road
encierro
enclosure
encontrarse con
to meet
ensayar
to rehearse
entregar
to hand over
enterarse de
to find out about
envolver
to wrap up
equivocarse
to be mistaken
erguido
erect
escaparate
store window
escasez
scarcity
escultura
sculpture
esforzarse a
to try hard
espantar
to scare
esquina
corner
estancia
stay/estate
estacionamiento
parking
estipendio
allowance
estrechar
to near
ferrocarril
railroad
fijarse en
to notice
firmar
to sign
fortaleza
fort
gabinete
study room
gallo
rooster
frenar
to break
frotar
to rub
fuera
outside
fusil
gun
granizo
hail
grueso
heavy/thick
guardar
to keep
guayabera
shirt
guisar
to stew
hábil
talented
hacer la maleta
to pack
hechicería
witchcraft
imprevisto
unforseen
insólito
unusual
jarro
jug
jaula
cage
lastimar
to hurt
hierro
iron
hijastro
stepchild
hombro
shoulder
huerto
orchard
iracundo
angry
junto
together WITH
levantar
to raise
libras
pounds (weight)
ligero
light
lisonjero
flattering
llama
flame
llano
flat
mal
badly
maligno
evil
marcharse
to go away
mas
but
mercedora/mecer
rocking chair/to rock
la mente
mind
negarse a
to refuse
ninguno
none/no
nogal
walnut tree
llovizna
drizzle
mercancías
merchandise
modalidad
manner/way
moneda
money/coin
mojar
to wet
mosca
fly
mostrador
counter
mozo
waiter
noticiero
newscast
obligar
to make/oblige
obrero
worker
oídos
ears
par
pair
de par en par
wide open
paraguas
umbrella
pasaje
passage
payaso
clown
pedazo/pieza
piece
penumbra
darkness
peón
farmer
percance
misfortune
perforacíon
well/piercing
oprimir
to depress
perplejo
perplexed
picotear
to peck at
piropo
compliment
pista
track
plata
silver/money
plenitud
plenty
por poco
scarcely
por
by/through
por casualidad
by chance
prestar
to lend
probar
to prove/test
procedimiento
procedure
quebrar
to break
reclamar
to claim
recorrer
to tour
regocijo
happiness
repentinamente
suddenly
reprobar
to condemn
propina
money tip
el puente
bridge
puerta/o
door/port
quitarse
to take off
retrato
portrait
reunión
meeting
revolver
to spin around
rodar
to film
ronca
hoarse
sacudir
to shake
salir bien
to do well
secar
to dry
semáforo
traffic light
sencillez
simplicity
sencillo
simple
sentarse
to sit down
señal
signal
sigilosamente
quietly
sin falta
without fail
el tacón
shoe heel
tal
such
tallados
carved
sino
but rather
el sobre
envelope
sobreponer
to suppose
socorro
help
soler
to be accustomed to
solicitar
to apply for something
solicitud
helpfulness/care
solo/sólo
alone/only
soltar
to lose
sordo
deaf
suceder
to happen
sudar
to sweat
sumamente
exceedingly/supremely
superar
to overcome
suspender
to fail (a course)
tapa
cap
tapia
covering
techo/tejas
roof/roof tiles
tela
cloth
tesoro
treasure
tintotería
dry cleaner
tobillo
ancle
veloz
fast
tomar
to take
torpemente
dully
traer
to bring
trago
swallow/gulp
travieso
daring
transeúnte
pedestrian
trasladar
to move
trenzas
tresses
vientre
belly
la frontera
border
el desarrollo
development
la amenza
threat
la sequía
drought
la píldora
pill
la despedida
farewell
el sótano
basement
el semáforo
traffic light
la taquilla
box office; ticket window
el ayuntamiento
town hall
la cebolla
onion
la cesta
basket
el éxito
success
el socorro
rescue, help, aid
el acero
steel
el algodón
cotton
la ventaja
advantage
el comportamiento
behavior
el recorrido
route, trip
el cuero
leather (animal hide)
la talla
(clothing) size
el atardecer
dusk, twilight
la censura
censorship
la herramienta
tool
la huella
track, footprint
la juala
cage
el aporte
contribution
los impuestos
taxes
la cicatriz
scar
el porvenir
future
el castigo
punishment
el delantal
apron
el rincón
corner (of a room)
los alrededores
suburbs (surrounding areas, outskirts)
el terremoto
earthquake
la pesadilla
nightmare
un sindicato
labor union
el aceite
oil
la factura
invoice (bill, statement)
el reto
challenge
el golpe
hit (punch or blow)
la queja
complaint
el aumento
increase
el escaparte
showcase, display window
el anciano
elderly person
la acera
sidewalk
la vela
candle
la carencia
shortage (lack)
la tela
cloth, fabric
el buzón
mailbox
la señal
signal, sign
el castillo
castle
el sacerdote
priest
la pantalla
screen
la carretera
highway
la soledad
lonleliness (solitude)
el sorteo
drawing (random selection)
el ejército
army
el fondo
bottom, depth (background)
el comedor
dining room
la orilla
shore (river bank)
el auxilio
aid, rescue, help
el hogar
home
el tamaño
size
la pereza
laziness
el nido
nest
el cansancio
fatigue (tiredness)
el sello
stamp, seal
la empresa
corporation (big business)
el tesoro
treasure
el amanecer
dawn
el acontecimiento
event (occurance)
el apoyo
support
la etapa
stage (phase)
la limosna
charity (alms)
el hilo
thread
el tapiz
tapestry
la belleza
beauty
la catarata
waterfall
el nivel
level
el fracaso
failure
la flecha
arrow
la esquina
street corner
la fortaleza
fortress (castle)
el embotellamiento
traffic jam
el presupuesto
budget
el gerente
manager
la sospecha
suspicion
el hueso
bone
el sueldo
salary
la gripe
flu
el cuadro
painting
la costumbre
custom
el cariño
affection (love)
la ley
law
la fiebre
fever
la cuerda
rope
el obrero
worker
el secuestro
kidnapping (highjacking)
el vidrio
glass
la antigüedad
antique
el desfile
parade
la multa
fine, ticket
la montaña rusa
roller coaster
la peluca
wig
el crepúsculo
dusk, twilight
el derecho
right (to do something)
ahorrar
to save (money or time)
sobrevivir
to survive
hacer daño
to damage (to harm)
envolver
to wrap up
alejarse de
to distance one's self (to draw away from)
atreverse a
to dare to
regañar
to scold
trasladarse
to move
fallar
to fail (at an attempt); to misfire; malfunction
rendirse
to surrender
lograr
to achieve, get, obtain
asegurarse de
to assure (to make sure
soler
to tend to (to be in the habit of)
escoger
to choose
evitar
to avoid
devolver
to return (an item)
apagar
to turn off
hallar
to find
encargarse de
to take charge of
criar
to raise (a child or animal)
espantar
to frighten
realizar
to accomplish; to carry out; to fulfill
plantear
to plan (to state, to pose an issue)
hospedarse
to house (to be lodged)
aguantar
to tolerate, endure
engañar
to decieve, to trick
entregar
to deliver (to hand in, to hand over)
abarcar
to encompass; to embrace
soltar
to turn loose (to let go of)
burlarse de
to make fun of
arrojar
to throw
suceder
to happen
matricularse
to enroll
asistir a
to attend
dirigirse
to address (to head out for)
soñar con
to dream of
fallecer
to pass away (to die)
prestar
to lend (loan)
renunciar
to resign
agarrar
to grab, to catch
rehusar
to refuse
apetecer
to crave (to hunger for, have an appetite for)
toser
to cough
repartir
to distribute
arrancar
to start (a car); to tear out (rip out)
coquetear
to flirt
sobornar
to bribe
regatear
to haggle (to bargain)
jactarse de
to brag
adivinar
to guess
fingir
to pretend (to fake); to conceal
lastimar
to hurt
prender
to turn on (to ignite)
vacilar
to hesitate (to vacillate)
actualizar
to update
ensayar
to rehearse
llenar
to fill up
alcanzar
to reach; to attain; to catch up with
encender
to turn on (to light)
acertar a
to guess correctly
acordarse de
to remember
carecer de
to lack
depender de
to depend on
despedirse de
to say goodbye
entretener
to entertain
extrañar
to miss (to long for)
gozar de
to enjoy
asombrarse
to frighten; to astonish
fomentar
to encourage
perezoso
lazy
célebre
famous
soltero
single (unmarried)
grabado
recorded (taped)
vencido
defeated; worn out
convencido
convinced
ubicado
situated; located
manchado
stained
adinerado
wealthy