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calumniado
atribuir a alguien falsamente y con malicia, palabras, actos, o intenciones deshonrosos
to slander, calumniate
mercader
persona que trata y comercia con generos vendibles

merchant
masoneria
sociedad secreta extendida por diversos paises

freemasonry
lisamente
llanamente
smoothly, evenly, plainly, in plain language,
diestramente
habilmente, astutamente

skillfully, dextorously, shrewdly, cunningly
suministrar
proveer a alguien de algo que necesita
furnish, supply
macula
mancha

stain
mendaz
mentiroso

liar
artificioso
disimulado, cauteloso
hecho con abilidad y artificio

skillful, ingenius, cunning
nimiedad
pequenez, insignificancia, prolijidad

triviality, ; fussyness; smallmindedness, in great detail
carcomer
consumir poco a poco

eat away
socavar
ir debilitando algo o alguien, escavar y dejar sin apoyo

undermine
engullir
tragar la comida atropelladamente y sin masticarla

to gobble up, wolf down
derribar
demoler (una construccion), tirar al suelo algo o alguin

to shoot (a plain),to knock down, to pull down, to bring down a government
resbaladizo
1 (deslizante) slippery: una superficie resbaladiza, a slippery surface
2 (peliagudo, comprometido) difficult, delicate
satiro
1 satyr, lampoon
2 hombre lujurioso
lujurioso
lustful
retaguardia
in the rear
a las orillas de
on the banks of
al margen
in the margin
abaceria, abacero
grocery store, grocer
abacorar
to harass, to plague, bother
abajadero
incline, slope
abajeno
lowlander, coastal dweller
abajero
lower, under
abajino
northern, Northerner
abalanzar
to weigh, to balance
impeler
to impel
abaldonar
to degrade, debase, to affront (insultar)
abalear, abaleo
to shoot, fire at; a shooting
execute
fusilar
It's worthless
no vale un abalorio
abalumbar, amontanar
to pile up, to stack up
abanarse
to give oneself airs, show off
abanderada
representative
abanderar
to register
abandonismo
defeatism
abarajar
to counter (a blow), parry
parry (english)
n. counter barpunch,
v. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep
esquivar
to dodge, to avoid
abarcar
to include, embrace, to contain, to comprise, to undertake, take on, to monopolize
auto embrague, abarque, embragar/desembragar
embragar, desembragar
dar un apreton
to clutch, to squeeze
arrollar, abarquillar/se
to curl up, roll up
abarrajado
dissolute, free-living (libertino);
peleonero; quarrelsome, argumentative
abarraganarse
to live together out of wedlock
abarrajar/se
1 to run away, to flee
2 to fall flat on one's face; to become corrupt or perverted, to prostitute o.s.
abarrajo
fall, stumble
abarracadero
tight spot, jam
abarrancar/se
1 to make cracks in, open up fissures in
2 to fall into a ditch/pit etc
fisura
fissure; long narrow opening
crack cleft
abarrotar
to bar; to fasten with bars
overstock;overfill, over crowd
abarrote
groceries
ferreteria
hardware store
abastar
to supply
abastardar
to debase, to degrade, to degenerate
abastecedor
supplier, purveyor
abasteceder
to supply, to provide
abastecimiento
supplying, provisioning, catering

ex el abastecimiento de agua
abasto n.
supply. dar abasto a- to supply
dar abasto a un pedido- to fill an order
abatanado
skilled, skillful
abatanar
to beat
abatanado, abatatarse
1shy, coy
2 (apenarse) to be shy, bashful
abatible
foldable (chair, table)
abatido
depressed, dejected, downcast
abatimiento, abatir
to demolition, knocking down, (avion) to shoot down, flag

depression, dejection.

contemptible character, despicable character
abatirse sobre
swoop, to drop fall, to pounce on
arrinconar
to put on the spot
abdicacion
abdication; stepping down
abdicar de algo
to renounce; to relinquish
ex abdicar la corona
rapto/r
abduction/abductor
silbar
1 (una canción, una melodía) to whistle
2 (en señal de rechazo) to whistle at, catcall
cuchichear
to whisper
zumbar
to buzz, to drone
fam. to trash
farfullar
to mumble,
hablar entre dientes
to mumble
mascullar
to mumble
abejonear
to whisper
sussurar
whisper, decir en voz bajo
retorcer
to twist (arm, rope) , to wring out, to twist words around
serpentear
vi (una carretera, un río) to wind, meander, zig zag
abejucarse
to twist up, climb (planta)
abellacado
villainous
abellacar
to lower, degrade
aberracion
aberration
retraso mental
mental retardation
aberrante
crazy, ridiculous
aberrar
to be mistaken, err
aberrear
to anger, to annoy, to irritate
abetunado
dark skinned
pullir: abetunar
to polish, clean
abigarrado
multi-colored
cresta
ridge
crujir
rustling paper, to crunch, creak, to grind teeth
abismal
abysmal
abjuracion
retraction
abjurar
forswear
destetar
to wean
ablandar
tenderize
abnegacion
self-denial, abnegation, unselfishness
ablucion
ablution; the ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels
ablusado
loose (garment)
taladro
drill (herramienta)
esbozo. bosquejo (hacer un bosquejo de)
sketch
abocetar
to sketch
abofado, abofarse
swollen, stuff
abofetear
to slap, hit in the face
abogaderas
false arguments
abolir
to abolish, cancel, annul revoke
abolsado
full of pockets, baggy
abolladura/ abollar/ abollarse
1 bump, dent, bruise

2to dent, to raise a bump on, to bruise, to emboss

3 to get dented to get bruised
bombacho
baggy
ensordecer
to deafen
moho
mold
abonado
reliable, trustworthy.

season ticket holder, subscriber
abonanzar
to grow calmer, become settled
abonar o responder por alguien
to vouch for
abono
payment, installment, down payment, deposit, pagar por o en abonos.

fertilizer

subscription to a magazine
abordable
approachable, manageable, accesible
abonare (pagare)
iou, promissory note
abonero
street vendor, door to door salesman
abordaje
boarding, collision (naut.)
abordar
to board
aborregarse
to follow slavishly, to tag along, to be or get silly
abortista ilegal
backstreet abortionist
aborto espontaneo, natural
miscarriage
abotagamiento, hinchazon, tumefaccion (med)

abotagarse
1 swelling

2 to swell up
aboyar
to float
bozal (le pusieron un bozal a su perro)
2 hocico

3 amordazar (a un critico)

muzzle?
amordazar (slienciar, coaccionar)
to gag, to silence,
escoriacion
abrasion
rango de edad
age bracket
abrazadera
bracket
abreviadamente (sucintamente)
succinctly, briefly
abrigadero de ladrones
den of thieves
abrigador/a
person who covers up or another
abrigo

al abrigo de
1 help, protection, support
2 sheltered from
(escapar al abrigo de la noche)
estar hecho un abril
to look handsome
grapadora
stapeler
abrogacion
abrogation, repeal
abrogar
to abrogate, to repeal
espina
thorn
abroquelarse
to shield o.s., to defend o.s.
abrumador
exhausting, crushing, burdensome, tiresome, overwhelming
aplastante
overwhelming (victory)
insoportable
overwhelming (pain)
deseo irresistible, irreprimible
overwhelming (desire, urge)
terreno abrupto

pendiente abrupto
1 rough terrain, rugged

2 steep
abrutado, (embrutecer)
brutalized
absceso
abscess
absolucion
absolution, acquittal, pardon
absoluta (declaracion)
dogmatic statement, authoritative assertion
absolutorio (fallo)
verdict of aquittal, not guilty verdict
accessoria
annex; outbuilding
accidentado
1 uneven surface
2 eventful (un viaje a.)
3 hilly (terreno)
4 rough, rugged
5.agitated, upset (mentalmente)
6 injured person
jorobado
hunchback
buena accion
good deed
Dia de accion de gracias
Thanksgiving
accionar
to wave one's hands about, to gesticulate
accionista
shareholder
emboscada, acechadera
ambush
ex. tenderle una embosacada, los colonos se sorpriendieron ante la emboscada de los indios,
acechador
spy, watcher, observer
acechar
to stalk
orden de restrinccion, prohibicion
restraining order
cebo
bait
soborno (aceitada, mordida)
bribe
acelerado
nervous, jumpy, impatient
acendrado
pure, unblemished.
ex de acendrado caracter
plantear
una pregunta, ask a question
acendrar
to purify
modalidades
category, modality
ex modalidad de pago
desempenar
carry out a function
inquisitoria
investigation
rejilla de bicicletas
bike rack
tijeras corta-pernos
alicate de cortar metal
bolt cutters
cabesilla
ring leader
alicates/tenazas
pliers/
needle nose pliers
acentuar
to accent; to stress
cuneta
gutter
edil
town counselour, city supervisor
acerbamente
harshly, scathingly
protesta
affirmation
afirmar
state, declare
radio difusoras
radio station
profugo de la justicia/fugitivo
fugitive of the law
transcender, transcendio
to bring up, surface

it surfaced
protestar
affirm
sentencia
verdict
soborno del jurado
jury fixing
insaculacion
impanaling
presidente del jurado
foreman
sorteo del jurado
jury seleccion
gran jurado, jurado indagatorio,
grand jury
jurado pesquisidor
coroner's jury
balas trasadoras
tracer bullets
trayectoria
trajectory
conviccion firme
abiding conviction
admonestar
admonish
conminar
to warn, threaten
padrones
list of registered voters
partidario
proponent
afisinado
fan
estipular
ponerse de acuerdo, convenir

agree, stipulate
consignar
bind over, record
reserva secreta
secret cache
enpastar, embarar
smeer
a la sazon
around
acervo
heap, pile
acetico
acetic
acezar, jadear, resollar
puff, pant
aciago
ill-omened, fateful
aguja
needle
acidia
indolence, apathy, sloth
sentarse encuclillas, agacharse, acocharse
squat, crouch
dar un codazo
to elbow
acodarse en
to lean on
capa
layer
estar hasta el cogote/coronilla
to be at your wits end
acogotar
kill (with a blow on the neck)
cogote
neck
acojinar
to cushion
embestir contra
to charge at
acomodadizo
accommodating, obliging; acquiescent, pliable, easy going
acomodado
suitable, well to-do, wealthy
acomodador
usher
ujier
usher in a court room
aconchado
sponge, mooch, scrounger
poner a salvo
bring to safety
aconsonatar
to rhyme
retroalimentacion
feedback
acosar
to pursue relentlessly, to hound, harass
acoso sexual
sexual harassment
sabatoge
sabotaje
acuchillar
to cut, to slash, hack, to stab
rechinar (hacer)
grind (teeth)
dedo pulgar, dedo gordo
big toe
medios de comunication (massivos)
media/ mass media
corresponsal/enviado
correspondent
celda
prison cell
solicitar
make a request
denunciar
to report
padecido de
suffered from
agente de inversiones
investment broker
corredor de seguros
insurance broker
blandir (un arma)
to brandish or to wield a gun
maton, bruto
thug, bully
turbarse
to be embarrassed, to disturb, to be altered
yeso
cast
poner en duda
to cast doubt
relato fiel
accurate account
pergamino
parchment
macizo
1, solid, compact full
2 with a solid foundation (as in and solid argument)
3 dark skinned
4 physically attractive
5 toned
fofo/a
spongy, soft (blando, de poca consistencia)
surtir
1 proveer, abastecer, proveer
2mix
surtido- a variety
actual
present
engreido
conceited
valia
worth
valor
calidadde una persona que vale
previsible
predictable
acontecimiento
event, occasion
elogiar
elogiadas
to praise
praise
apoyar
to lean on
to support
bed (of grass, roses etc)
lecho (de hierba)
bisagras
hinges (of a door)
atache/carpeta/ maletin/ portafolio
briefcase
reloj de pulsera
wrist watch
esquivar
to avoid, to dodge
ex (esquivo mi mirada, esquivo el choque con un volantazo)
solera
vintage
ex. un vina de solera
oda
ode
actuar
perform (a duty, a show)
establecer un paralelo
draw a prarallel
atraer (una multitud)
draw (a crowd)
sacar una pistola
draw a gun on
echarse para atras
draw back
demacrado
emaciated
verdugo
hangman
lazo
noose
manifestante
protestor
remontarse a
hark back (to a time period)

plain gaining altitude
roble
oak tree
reunion politica (mitin)
rally
apuro/ aprieto
predicament
hasta siempre
so long!
me temo que si
I'm afraid so
en la medida en que
in so far as
a las claras (en pocas palabras)
in so many words
asercion infundada/ sin fundamento
say-so
mientras que
so long as
ahi tienes
so there!
dado eso
that being so
delito consumado
a crime that is commited, carried out
tentativa

tentativa de robo
an attempt

attempted robbery
armed roberry
robo a mano armada
asi como
as well as
decenas
ex murieron decenas de personas
scores of people died
rehen
a prisoner
tomar parido, manifestarse a favor o en contra de algo
to take a stand
igualdad
equality
de por si
in and of themselves
disparidad
disparity
impulsar, impeler, motivar
to galvanize
gentio, multitud, tropel de personas
throng, mob, multitude, crowd
citacion para comparecer
summons to appear
abarcar/incluir
to cover, to take on, to monopoloze
resonar
resonates
redes de computadora
redes informaticas
computer networking
estar a la cabeza, ir adelante
to lead
palacio de justicia
courthouse
despacho
office, study
boicot/boicotear
boycott
punto central
focal point
asalto
attack
hacer acto de presencia
to make an appearance
acto de inauguracion
opening ceremony
(function)
vinieron en el acto
they came immediately
en acto de servicio (mil)
he died (in action)
la vista buena, approbacion, sello
seal of approval
ecuanime
impartial, even tempered, calm, unbiased
embotellamiento
traffic jam
hacerce de la vista gorda
to look the other way, turn a blind eye
atascar/ meter a la fuerza
jam in
patio
yard
pacifico (manifestaciones)
peaceful
presidente del consejo de administracion
chairman of the board
presidente del comite
chairman of the committe
hospedar, alojar
to house
fijar una fecha
set a date
en la vispera de
on the eve of
agresor
attacker
tendencias (pol)
political sympathy
supervisando/ siguiendo
monitoring
somatico
physical, somatic
partidiario
supporter
de manera abrumadora
overwhelmingly
(manifestar su) indignacion
outrage
outraged
enfurecerse
flagrante (descriminacion)
flagrant, blatant
ira, enojo
wrath, rage, anger
congregaron ante
gathered before, converged
animated conversation
platica viva
manejar mal un assunto
mismanage, mishandle
trudge (up a hill)
caminar con dificultad
linchamiento
a lynching
cuento chino
a tall story
story
(ninos) cuento
relato
it's always the same old story
se repite la historia
capture/take prisoner
to captivate
cautivar
facinar
frolic
retozar
caveat (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing; "a caveat filed against the probate of a will")
advertencia
staggering
asombroso