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a medida que
as
abastecer(se)
to supply, provide, to stock up, lay in supplies
absorto/a
amazed, bewildered, absorbed, engorssed in
acera (la)
sidewalk
agarrar
to clutch, seize, grasp, cling
agobiar
to weigh/bend down, to overwhelm, get worked up
alejado/a
far away, remote, aloof, apart
almendro (el)
almond tree
amanecer (al)
at daybreak
amanecer (v)
to dawn, get light, to wake up
ancho/a
wide
angosto/a
narrow
apacible
gentle, calm, placid
aplastado/a
flattened, squashed, crushed, pressed
apretar el gatillo
to pull the trigger
aprobar
to approve of, to pass
arcaico/a
archaic, ancient, outmoded
ardiente
burning, hot, scalding, passionate, ardent
aridez
aridity, dryness
atravesar
to cross, go over, go through
aún
still, yet
axila (la)
armpit, underarm
baranda (la)
handrail, banister
bermejo/a
redish
billar (el)
billiards
bloquear
to block, to freeze, to jam
bocado (el)
mouthful, snack, bite to eat
bollo (de pan)
roll, also dent or bump
bostezar
to yawn
buey (el)
ox, bullock
cachivache (el)
knick-knack, thing, piece of junk,
carreta (la)
cart
cementerio
cemetary
cerradura (la)
lock, security lock
charol (el)
varnish, patent leather
clavo (el)
nail
colgado/a
hanging from, hanged, pending, stoned, high
comprobar
to check, verify, prove, confirm
contrafuerte
heel stiffener or reinforcement
cuartear
to quarter, crack or split
cura (el)
priest, cure, healing
curtir
to tan, to harden, toughen
cutis (el)
skin, complexion
cuyo/a
whose, of whom
derretir
to melt
desabotonar
to unbutton, undo
descalzar
to take off one´s shoes
desclazo
descolgar
to take down, to lower, let down, pick up(phone)
desconchado
flaking, peeling
despedazado/a
broken, torn to pieces, cut
detener
to stop, halt, to keep, delay, detain, arrest
disparar
to fire a shot, to go off
distorsionar
to distort
empapado
soaked
empapar
to soak
entreabrir
to half open, to leave ajar
envuelto/a
wrapped
escaño (el)
bench
escéptico (el)
skeptic
escrutar
to scrutinize, examine carefully, to count
escueto
bare, plain, unadorned, concise, brief, succinct
estancado/a
stagnant, at a standstill
estrépito (el)
din racket, clatter
estupor (el)
stupor, amazement, astonishment
férreo/a
ferrous, containing iron
fijamente
fixedly
fondo (el)
bottom, end, back, background, depth
forrado/a
lined, upholstered, well-heeled, well-off
franela (la)
flannel
garabatear
scribble, scrawl
hacer primeras curas
to give first aid
hierba (la) *yerba*
grass, herb, marihuana
hule (el)
oilcloth, oilskin
humareda (la)
cloud of smoke
hundir
to submerge, plunge, sink, demoralize, ruin
imagen (la)
image, picture
inclinar (la cabeza)
(to bow), to tilt, move, bend, lean, incline or to opt for
insolación (la)
sunstroke
intempestivo/a
untimely, inopportune
interminable
endless, interminable
ladrillo (el)
brick
ladrón (el)
thief
limosna (la)
alms, charity
llanura (llano)
plain, plainness
luto (el)
mourning, grief
matiz (la) matices
shade, tint, nuance, hint
medida (la)
measuring, measurement, moderation
óxido (el)
rust, oxide
pañuelo (el)
handkerchief, shawl
párpado (el)
eyelid
párroco
parish priest
persiana (la)
blind, window treatment
perturbar
disrupt, disturb, unsettle, to perturb
piadoso/a
pious, devout, compassionate
pieza (la)
piece, play, piece of music
pitar
to hoot, honk, boo and hiss, to whistle
plumero de palo?
polvoriento/a
dusty
porrazo (el)
blow, hit
postrar
prostrate, to lie face down, incapacitate
presión (la)
pressure
racimo (el)
bunch, cluster
ramo (el)
de flores- bunch, boquet, de árbol - branch
recostar
to lean, to lie down, take a short rest
regazo (en el)
on one´s lap
regordeta
plump, chubby, tubby
reposado/a
calm, quiet, peaceful
resplandecer
to shine, glow, stand out
riguroso/a
rigorous, severe,strict, harsh, meticulous
roca (la)
rock
ropero (el)
wardrobe, closet
rosal (el)
rosebush
ruborizarse
to blush, go red, redden
rumor (el)
murmur, rumor
sacerdote (el)
priest
sembrar
to sow, scatter or spread
semilla (la)
seed
ser de la acera de enfrente
to be gay, queer
sobrar
to be more than enough, too much, superfluous, left over
sofocante
suffocating,stiffling
soga (la)
rope, cord
sopor (el)
drowziness, sleepiness
sotana (la)
cassock, soutane
suelto/a
loose
talón (el)
heel
tapete (el)
rug, runner
tientas (buscar a tientas)
to grope for something
trabilla (la)
strap, belt loop
trepidamente
vibrating, shaking, hectic, frantic