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90 Cards in this Set

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cape
la capa
belt
el cinturón
servant
el/la criado/a
upbringing
la crianza
orphan child
el/la huérfano/a
person, individual
el individuo
intruder
el/la intruso/a
twins
los mellizos
coin
la moneda
reason, cause
el motivo
business
el negocio
means, money
los recursos
to caress, to fondle
acariciar
to undress
desnudar
to weigh
pesar
to decide, to intend to do something
proponerse
to reclaim
reclamar
to tremble, to be afraid
temblar (ie)
shameless, impudent
descarado (a)
person wearing a hood fastened to a cloak
encapuchado(a)
in mourning, wearing black clothes
enlutado(a)
to fall upon
caer encima
orphanage
casa de beneficencia
when he/she least expected it
cuando menos lo esperaba
to bring up (children)
dar crianza
go away!
Fuera de aquí!
every cloud has a silver lining
no hay mal que por bien no venga
to have no other choice
no tener más remedio
newborn
recién nacido(a)
to find strength out of weakness
sacar (qu) fuerza de flaqueza
to keep a close watch
vigilar de cerca
fertile
fecunda
esteemed sir
estimado señor
lodging
el alojamiento
rag, tatter
el andrajo
chain
la cadena
cave
la cueva
shack, shanty
la chabola
rip, tear
el desgarrón
fence, palisade
la empalizada
riffraff, mob, common people (derogatory)
la gentuza
blow
el golpe
vegetable garden
el huerto
day's wage
el jornal
swamp
el pantano
fear, terror
el pavor, miedo, temor
penalty, punishment
la pena, castigo (castigar)
dust
el polvo
meadow
el prado
prisoner
el/la preso/a
fist
el puño
embankment
el terraplén
to come close, to approach
acercarse (qu)
to throw stones
apedrear
to drag
arrastrar
to trap, to catch
atrapar
to limp
cojear
to drench, to soak
empapar
to get wet
mojarse
to hide
esconderse
to scrutinize
escudriñar
to run away
huir (y)
to beat, to throb
latir
to bit
morder (ue)
to catch
pillar, coger
to step on
pisar
to move back
retroceder
to toss and turn, to turn roughly
revolverse (ue)
to whistle
silbar
to climb, creep
trepar
placed back to back, embedded
adosado (a)
callous, hard
calloso (a)
creaky
crujiente
barefoot
descalzo (a)
naked
desnudo (a)
broken, faltering
entrecortado (a)
braggart
fanfarrón, fanfarrona
in rags
harapiento (a)
twisted, crooked
torcido (a)
to do an about face, to turn halfway
dar media vuelta
to throw oneself at
echarse encima
in a mad rush
en tropel, tener/darse prise
to establish relations, to begin a friendship
entablar relación
one's share
lo suyo
to be hard to believe
parecer (zc) mentira
to be a good shot
tener buena puntería
to consider, to take for
tener por
mudd
barro, lodo
advancing along the road
viniento carretera adelante
penitentiary, prison
destacamento penal