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colegio
primary or middle school
escuela
school, generic
instituto
public high school in spain
liceo
spanish-american countries, public high school
academia
private institution above primary level
caminar/andar
walk
ir a pie
emphasizes by foot
pasear
recreational walking
callejear/deambular
wandering or aimless walking in the streets
pildora
small round pill
pastilla
larger than a pildora, also bar of soap
tableta
small and flat tablet
comprimido
round-shaped pill
gragea
small candy pastille, small medicinal pill
capsula
capsule
temblar
shake from cold, emotion, or physical force
sacudir
the moving of something back and forth
estremecerse
shake or shudder from horror or strong emotion
tiritar
shake with cold or fever
responder/contestar
answer, respond, reply
replicar
answer-talk back
objetar, contradecir, rebatir
indicate opposition in response to what has been said
amar
to love when idealized or abstract, used with sexual relationship
querer
want, love, more common translation
enamorarse de
to fall in love with
estar enamorado de
to be in love with
adorar
adore, worship
encantar/fascinar, entusiasmar
strong liking or enthusiasm for something
la cascara
shell of shrimp, nuts, eggs and the rind of thick-skinned fruits
el caparazon
shell of crabs and lobsters
la corteza
thick outer covering, cheese, bread, trees
la piel
natural skin of a fruit or vegetable
la mondadura/peladura
peeling once removed
descascarillar
shell nuts
cascar
breaking eggshells or cracking nutshells
pelar
peeling of fruit with hands
mondar
peeling of a fruit, suggests paring
reptar
crawl like a retile
arrastrarse
drag oneself, crawl, creep
gatear
crawl on all fours, children
serpentear
literary in nature, winding or meandering nature
esperar
wait
aguardar
wait, when waiting isn't very long
hacer cola
wait in line
el cerro
isolated, rocky, rough-surfaced hill
la colina
hill, knoll
loma
long and low hill
cuesta
slope or grade of a hill/road
la ladera
side of a hill
acantilado
cliff
soportar
endure, suffer through, stand
mantener
support, maintain
apoyar
support in sense of propping up
aguantar
endure, stand, put up with
resistir
stand, bear, when opposition is stressed
sobrellevar
patient endurance of a burden, difficult situation, or circumstance
viejo
old, conveys disparaging attitude
anciano
people, indicates respect, elderly
mayor
older people
vetusto
extremely old, decaying, crumbling
rancio
aged, old, rancid
antiguo
things, ancient, old, also former
armar/montar
assemble, put together, montar for assembling of mechanisms
construir
building or construction of something
edificar
construction involving masonry
la ira
strong anger accompanied by some loss of self-control
enojo/enfado
anger, enfado-annoyance
rabia
intense explosive anger
scar de quicio
drives crazy, unhinge