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Abatir
to knock down; to overthrow
In Colombia, the rebels vow to _________ the government.
Abrasar
to burn; to set fire to
Vandals ___________ the forest.
Abrazar
to hug; to embrace
Throw your arms around me and give me a big ______.
Abrir
to open
Absolver
to quit; to absolve; to pardon
When I go to confession, the priest ________ my sins.
Abstenerse
to abstain
I don't use contraceptives, I _________ from sex.
Aburrir
to bore; to annoy
I usually fall asleep in class because it ______ me.
Acabar


Acabar de + inf.
to finish; to end; to complete

to have just done something
I am finally going to _______ this book after reading it for three months.
Acelerar
to accelerate; to hurry
Step on the gas to _________ the car.
Aceptar
to accept
Acercar
to bring close to
Move the vase _______ to me so that I can touch it.
Acertar
to hit the mark; to be right-on; to be certain
You made all the right decisions and were able to _______ in accomplishing your goals.
Aclamar
to acclaim; to applaud
His movie was widely ________ by critics.
Aclarar
to clarify; to rinse clear
I am confused. Can you _______ the assignment for me.
Acompanar
to accompany
Aconsejar
to counsel; to advise
IA need to go to the psychologist to get some ________.
Acordar
to agree (upon)
Your politics are the same as mine; we _______.
Acostarse
to go to bed
It's late I am going _______ and go to sleep.
Acostumbrar
to be accustomed
I am __________ to ten hours of sleep each night.
Acuchillar
to cut (with a knife)
Here are the vegetables. Please _______ them with the knife.
Acudir
to come to the rescue, to respond
The fire department was called and they ________ the cat from the tree.
Acusar
to accuse
Adelantar
to go ahead; to advance; to keep on
We will ________ from beginning to intermediate Spanish soon.
Adivinar
to foretell; to quess
The psychic was able to _______ my future.
Admirar
to admire
Admitir
to admit
Adoptar
to adopt
Adorar
to adore
Adquirir
to acquire
Our company just _________ a competitor to expand our portfolio.
Advertir
to advise; to give warning; to give notice
I ______ you to purchase that stock. It's hot.
Afeitar
to shave
I have a 5 O'clock shadow. I need to ________.
Agarrar
to grasp; to seize; to catch
I ________ the ball tightly in my hand.
Agitar
to agitate; to shake-up; to stir-up
The new board of directors is ________-up the old guard in the company.
Agotar
to use up; to exhause
I spent all of my money on a new BMW. I ________ all of my funds.
Agradar
to please
Your attitude makes me feel good. It ________ me much.
Agradecer
to be grateful; to be thankful
You kindly assisted me and I am ___________ to you.
Agrandar
to grow; to enlarge
Your little boy _______ taller each time I see him.
Agrupar
to group
Aguardar
to expect; to wait for
Remember, for dinner I will _______ you to arrive at eight sharp.
Ahorrar
to save; to economize
Don't spend all of your money. ______ some for later.
Alcanzar
to reach; to overtake
The bottle is way over there. I'll________-over and grab it with my hand.
Alegrar
to be happy
Almorzar
to have lunch
Aquilar
to rent; to hire
I don't own my home. I ______ it.
Alumbrar
to illuminate; to enlighten
The light __________ the room so that I could find my things.
Alzar
to lift; to heave; to pick-up; to raise
I _______ my hands above my head to surrender.
I _____-up the mess in the house on Saturday.
Amar
to love
Anadir
to add
Andar
to walk
Anunciar
to announce, to proclaim
John Kerry _________ his candidacy for president.
Agagar
to extinguish, to put-out (fire)
I _________ the fire with the fire extinguisher.
Aperecer
to appear; to show up
He _________ out of thin air.
Apreciar
to appreciate; to esteem
Aprender
to learn
Apresurar
to hurry; to rush
_______-up; we've got to go or we'll be late.
Aprobar
to approve; to pass a test
Arrancar
to pull-up; to uproot; to pull-out
We need to ________-out the weeds in the garden.
Arreglar
to repair; to fix; to arrange
The car is broken and is in the shop to be ___________.
Arrojar
to throw; to hurl; to fling
He __________ the plate against the wall.
Articular
to articulate
Aseguar
to assure; to affirm; to assert
He _________ me that it would be alright.
Aperecer
to appear; to show up
He _________ out of thin air.
Apreciar
to appreciate; to esteem
Aprender
to learn
Apresurar
to hurry; to rush
_______-up; we've got to go or we'll be late.
Aprobar
to approve; to pass a test
Arrancar
to pull-up; to uproot; to pull-out
We need to ________-out the weeds in the garden.
Arreglar
to repair; to fix; to arrange
The car is broken and is in the shop to be ___________.
Arrojar
to throw; to hurl; to fling
He __________ the plate against the wall.
Articular
to articulate
Aseguar
to assure; to affirm; to assert
He _________ me that it would be alright.
Asir
to grasp; to seize
"_________ the moment."
Asistir
to attend
Asustar
to be scared; to be frightened
The ghost _______ me to death.
Atacar
to attack
Atener
to depend-on; to rely on
My young daughter _________ on me to take care of her.
Atraer
to attract
I am __________ to beautiful women.
Atravesar
to cross, to go through
Why did the chicken ________ the road?
Atrever
to dare; to adventure
He climbs mountains and parachutes from buildings; he is a _________ young man.
Avanzar
to advance
Averiguar
to find out; to verify
I ________-out that my wife was cheating on me.
Ayudar
to help
Bailar
to dance
bajar
to lower; to go down; to descend
Balbucear
to stutter; to stammer
Banar
to bathe
Bastar
to be enough
Enough!!!
Bautizar
to baptize
The baby was christened by the priest.
Beber
to drink
Bendecir
to bless
The priest gave me his _________.
Borrar
to erase
Bostezar
to yawn; to gape
He is boring; he makes me ________.
Botar
to throw away; to launch
We _______ the rowboat from the dock.
Broncear
to tan; to bronze
I want to go to a ________ booth to darken my skin.
Bullir
to boil; to bustle
Honey, can you _______some water for me, I want to make some tea.
Burlar
to make fun of; to ridicule
When I was a boy, the bullies __________ of me becasuse I wore thick glasses.
Buscar
to look for; to seek
Caber
to fit into; to contain
I've gained weight; I can't _______ into these close anymore.
Caer
to fall
Calentar
to heat
Callar
to be quiet
Callate!
Coger
g-to-y in yo form
cojo
to catch
Alfred Hitchcock's, "To _____ a Thief."
Colegir
g-to-y in yo form
colejo
to conclude, to infer
I _______ from your tone of voice that you are mad at me.
Elegir
g-to-y in yo form
elejo
to elect, to choose
In November 2008, we ______ the US president.
Escoger
g-to-y in yo form
escojo
to choose, to elect
I ________ my fall course from a selection of three.
Corregir
to correct
I have to _______ exams for my students and get their grades to them.
Dirigir
g-to-y in yo form
dirijo
to direct
I _______ you to nearest information center to find the correct answer.
Exigir
g-to-y in yo form
exijo
to demand
I ________ that you stop doing what you are doing.
Fingir
to pretend
When we were young we used to ______ to be cowboys and indians.
Proteger
to protect
The motto of the police is: To _______ and Serve.
Sumergir
g-to-y in yo form
sumerjo
to submerge or immerse
The submarine ________ to the bottom of the sea.
Surgir
to arise, to surge
Recoger
g-to-y in yo form
recojo
to gather
The hunters hunt animals the farmers _______ the crops; together they are hunters and gatherers.
Consequir (e:i)
gu-to-g in yo form
consigo
to obtain
I _______ my college degree this year.
Distinguir
gu-to-g in yo form
distingo
to distinguish
Extinguir
gu-to-g in yo form
extingo
to extinguish
Coercer
cons. + -cer,cir: c-to-z in yo form
coerzo
to coerce
Convencer
cons. + -cer,cir: c-to-z in yo form
convenzo
to convince
What will it take to _______ you?
Ejercer
cons. + -cer,cir: c-to-z in yo form
ejerzo
to exercise
Mecer
cons. + -cer,cir: c-to-z in yo form
mezo
to rock (a baby)
" _____-a-bye-baby."
Vencer
cons. + -cer,cir: c-to-z in yo form
venzo
to defeat
Zurcir
cons. + -cer,cir: c-to-z in yo form
zurzo
to darn, to patch
My socks have wholes in them,I must ______ them.
Conducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
conduzco
to conduct, to drive
Deducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
deduzco
to deduce
Deslucir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
desluzco
to tarnish, to make dull
That lamp has lost its shine; it's _______.
Inducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
induzco
to induce
Introducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
introduzco
to introduce
Lucir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
luzco
to illuminate
Producir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
produzco
to produce
Reducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
reduzco
to reduce
Reproducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
reproduzco
to reproduce
Traducir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
traduzco
to translate
Conocer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
Conozco
to be familiar with
Agradecir
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
agrecezco
to be thankful for
aparecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
aparezco
to appear
Carecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
carezco
to lack
Unfortunately, I ______ good common sense.
Compadecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
compadezco
to pity
" I _____ the fool."
Crecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
crezco
to grow
Desaparacer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
desaparezco
to disappear
Establecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
establezco
to establish
Merecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
marezco
to deserve, to merit
Nacer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
nazco
to be born
Obedecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
obedezco
to obey
Ofrecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
ofrezco
to offer
Paracer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
parezco
to seem as if
Pertenecer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
pertenezco
to belong
I _______ to the tennis club.
Placer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
plazco
to pleasure
Reconocer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
reconozco
to recognize
Yacer
vowel + -cer or -cir add z before the c in the yo form
yazco
to lie down
Indicar
to indicate, to point
Concluir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to conclude
Constituir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to constitute
Construir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to construct
Contribuir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to contribute
Distribuir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to distribute
Destruir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to destroy
Disminuir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to diminish
Fluir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to flow
Huir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to flee, to run away
Incluir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to include
Influir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to influence
Instruir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to instruct
Sustituir
-uir (not guir) add y before -o, -es, -e, and -en
to substitute
Acentuar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to accent
Continuar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to continue
Actuar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to act
Confiar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to trust
Criar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to bring up, to raise (kids)
Enviar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to send
Espiar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to spy
Graduar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to grade, to scale
Habituar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to habituate, to inure
Situar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to place, to situate
Valuar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to value
Variar
-iar or -uar a written accent is added to the i or the u in all but the nosotros and vosotros forms.
to vary