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carromato
covered wagon; narrow two-wheeled cart
ademán
gesture, sign
soltar
to untie, release, set free, liberate, set at liberty
de repuesto
reserve, spare
me lo llevo de repuesto (I'll take it as a spare)
patalear
to stamp one's feet; to kick about violently
bribón
scoundrel, rogue
hereje
heretic
tropelia
vexation, oppression, injustice, outrage
chusma
mob, rabble
avivar
to stoke up, hasten, quicken, encourage
parroquiano
parishoner; regular patron (e.g. of a restaurant)
espumarajo
froth, foam, frothy substance thrown from mouth
espumajo
froth, spume, saliva
ciniciete
ash-colored
baraja
pack or deck of cards
forastero
stranger; outsider, out of place, exotic
hostigar
to harass, vex, trouble, molest, to whip (a horse)
doblarse
to fold, bend, give in
Me doblaba de la risa
retinto
dark, obscure, almost black
templanza
composure, moderation, mildness
anaquél
shelf (for books)
rescate
ransom
repartir
to share out, divide
despiadado
merciless
acaso
harassment
desgastar
to wear out
enternarse en
to go, penetrate deeply into
llevar algo a cabo
to carry something out
cavar
to dig
vivenda
housing
recoveco
nook (corner); bend (in a road)
adentrarse
to enter into the heart of (something)
apoderarse de
to seize; take hold of; grip; take control of
el pánico se apoderó de la ciudad
escalinata
staircase
capa
layer
escollo
reef, stumbling block, pitfall, handicap
vistoso/a
eye-catching
verter
to pour; spill; tip; dump
recorrer
to travel through
pretensión
aim; aspiration
ataviar
to deck out; dress up
rendirse
to surrender
redada
raid; round up (as by the police)
entablar amistad
strike up a friendship
aportar
to contribute
embriagar
to intoxicate; get someone drunk; to enrapture
La música nos embriagaba
disfraz
disguise
Pasó la frontera con un disfraz de mujer
aposento
room; habitation, chamber
Se retiró a su aposento
alcurnia
family; lineage; race
mazmorra
dungeon
batirse
to fight
martirizar
to martyr, make suffer
enfrentarse con
to confront, meet with
llevar la cuenta
keep count
minuciosidad
meticulousness
tibio/a
warm
alfeñique
person with a delicate constitution; a wimp
tronco
trunk; log
peñasco
crag; large rock
reseco
very dry, emaciated
roedor
rodent
vasallo
vassal
apolillado
eaten with holes
puerro
leek
aserveración
assertion
retozar
to frolic; romp about
jactarse
joke about; boast
escudriñar
scrutinize; examine
abrazo
embrace; hug
defraudar
to disappoint
enturbiar
to cloud; muddle
de soslayo
sideways
prendar
to enchant
encanto
charm
nudillos
knuckles
morderse la lengua
bite one's tongue
aborrecer
to loathe; abhor
palacete
mansion; small palace
abastecer
to supply
patatús
swoon; fainting fit
cuchilla
razor blade
desvelo
effort
corriente
ordinary; normal
rodar
to roll; to film; to shoot (with a camera)
paladín
knight
polvorín
munitions dump
cobija
shelter
ensartar
to string (as pearls); thread (as a needle)
suministro
supply, provision
mequetrefe
jackanapes
regatear
to haggle (over a price etc.)
chantajear
to blackmail
rebaja
reduction, abatement, diminution
clavo
nail (as in carpentry)
novicio/a
novice; probationer
acre
sour; bitter; hot; acrimonious
el paladar
palate
lucirse
to shine; emit light
tropiezo
stumble
flaquear
to flag, grow feeble
preciarse
to be proud of
turrón
nougat; almond paste
ramo
bunch, bouquet (flowers)
desafinar
to be out of tune
pómulo
cheekbone
mancha
stain; spot; blot
estallar
to explode; burst
cabritilla
kidskin
atuendo
attire; garb
rictus
grin, grimace, facial expression
habia un rictus de desprecio en su rostro