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1

salvaje (adj)

wild, savage, uncultivated

2

marzo (nm)

March

3

atmósfera (nf)

atmosphere, environment

4

planeta (nm)

planet

5

industrial (adj)

industrial

6

orgullo (nm)

pride

7

jornada (nf)

(working) day, shift

8

desnudo (adj)

nude, naked

9

querido (adj)

dear, beloved

10

absurdo (adj)

absurd

11

dramático (adj)

dramatic

12

palo (nm)

stick, pole

13

diseño (nm)

design

14

liberal (adj)

liberal

15

lógica (nf)

logic

16

herencia (nf)

inheritance, legacy

17

legal (adj)

legal

18

artificial (adj)

artificial

19

deporte (nm)

sport

20

reina (nf)

queen

21

bandera (nf)

flag

22

influir (v)

to (have) influence

23

maravilla (nf)

wonder, marvel

24

modesto (adj)

modest, humble

25

banda (nf)

(musical) band, sash

26

cristal (nm)

glass, crystal, window

27

objetivo (adj)

objective, impartial

28

anécdota (nf)

anecdote

29

universitario (adj)

university

30

sensible (adj)

sensitive, sentient

31

leyenda (nf)

legend

32

muerto (nm)

dead person

33

azúcar (nm)

sugar

34

multiplicar (v)

to multiply

35

inclinación (nf)

slope, incline, tendency

36

formal (adj)

formal, polite

37

doler (v)

to hurt

38

primitivo (adj)

primitive

39

oculto (adj)

hidden, occult

40

rostro (nm)

face, countenance

41

separación (nf)

separation

42

eco (nm)

echo, response

43

definido (adj)

definite

44

favorecer (v)

to favor, help

45

cita (nf)

appointment, date, quotation

46

actualidad (nf)

present (time)

47

externo (adj)

external, outward

48

escoger (v)

to choose

49

colgar (v)

to hang (up)

50

fantasía (nf)

fantasy, fancy

51

promesa (nf)

promise

52

pata (nf)

leg, paw

53

llover (v)

to rain

54

foto (nf)

photo, picture

55

administración (nf)

administration

56

absorber (v)

to absorb, soak up

57

civilización (nf)

civilization

58

organizado (adj)

organized

59

ocupación (nf)

occupation, use

60

mero (adj)

mere

61

asiento (nm)

seat, chair

62

compuesto (adj)

composite, mixed

63

imitar (v)

to imitate, copy, mimic

64

solitario (adj)

solitary, lonely

65

pista (nf)

clue, track, trace

66

testimonio (nm)

testimony, evidence

67

regalo (nm)

gift, present

68

educar (v)

to educate

69

comprometer (v)

to compromise

70

aproximar (v)

to come near, closer

71

bailar (v)

to dance

72

inspirar (v)

to inspire, inhale

73

contradicción (nf)

contradiction

74

agarrar (v)

to grasp, catch

75

metal (nm)

metal

76

aceite (nm)

oil

77

prolongar (v)

to extend, prolong

78

código (nm)

code

79

estricto (adj)

strict, rigorous

80

doloroso (adj)

painful

81

unión (nf)

union

82

extensión (nf)

extension, area, expanse

83

duro (nm)

duro (money)

84

adentro (adv)

inside

85

idéntico (adj)

identical

86

previsto (adj)

foreseen, planned

87

adaptar (v)

to adapt

88

varón (nm)

male, man

89

situar (v)

to situate, place, locate

90

característico (adj)

characteristic

91

evidencia (nf)

evidence, certainty

92

dignidad (nf)

dignity

93

escándalo (nm)

scandal

94

colega (nc)

colleague

95

horario (nm)

schedule, timetable

96

orilla (nf)

shore, edge

97

curar (v)

to cure

98

copia (nf)

copy

99

huella (nf)

trace, track, footstep

100

desempeñar (v)

to carry out, fulfill

101

ejemplar (nm)

copy, issue

102

extraer (v)

to extract, take out

103

cura (nmf)

priest (m), cure (f)

104

apagar (v)

to turn off, extinguish

105

prever (v)

to foresee, anticipate, forecast

106

garantía (nf)

guarantee, warranty

107

vaso (nm)

(drinking) glass, vase

108

perfil (nm)

profile, outline

109

proporción (nf)

proportion

110

expulsar (v)

to expel, throw out

111

ceremonia (nf)

ceremony

112

vidrio (nm)

glass, pane

113

ruta (nf)

route

114

anuncio (nm)

advertisement, announcement

115

trece (num)

thirteen

116

soledad (nf)

loneliness, solitude

117

tesis (nf)

thesis, exposition

118

rincón (nm)

corner, nook

119

nariz (nf)

nose

120

ochenta (num)

eighty

121

bolsillo (nm)

pocket

122

exhibir (v)

to exhibit, show off

123

asociación (nf)

association

124

fresco (adj)

cool, healthy, fresh

125

mando (nm)

command, authority

126

sabor (nm)

taste, flavor, sensation

127

década (nf)

decade

128

preparación (nf)

preparation, training

129

tapar (v)

to cover, wrap

130

acceder (v)

to consent, agree, accede

131

atractivo (adj)

attractive

132

afecto (nm)

affection, fondness

133

encender (v)

to turn on

134

protesta (nf)

objection, protest

135

patria (nf)

native land, fatherland

136

consumo (nm)

consumption

137

católico (adj)

Catholic

138

selva (nf)

forest, jungle

139

deuda (nf)

debt

140

horizonte (nm)

horizon

141

disparar (v)

to shoot (at)

142

masculino (adj)

masculine, manly, male

143

talento (nm)

talent, skill

144

gas (nm)

gas

145

té (nm)

tea

146

gloria (nf)

glory, fame

147

cansado (adj)

tired, tiresome

148

noviembre (nm)

November

149

candidato (nm)

candidate

150

llave (nf)

key, faucet, wrench

151

inconveniente (nm)

inconvenience, drawback

152

afán (nm)

eagerness, zeal, effort

153

atar (v)

to tie (up)

154

etcétera (n)

etcetera

155

comisión (nf)

commission, committee

156

desesperado (adj)

desperate, hopeless

157

generar (v)

to generate

158

posesión (nf)

possession

159

dama (nf)

lady, dame

160

onda (nf)

wave, ripple

161

botella (nf)

bottle, flask

162

torre (nf)

tower

163

abarcar (v)

to encompass, comprise

164

combinación (nf)

combination

165

cadáver (nm)

corpse, body

166

paquete (nm)

package, packet

167

apellido (nm)

last name

168

caído (adj)

fallen

169

japonés (adj)

Japanese

170

brindar (v)

to offer

171

conferencia (nf)

conference, lecture

172

espontáneo (adj)

spontaneous

173

propuesta (nf)

proposal, proposition

174

intensidad (nf)

intensity, force

175

explosión (nf)

explosion

176

urbano (adj)

urban, city, urbane

177

odio (nm)

hatred

178

valioso (adj)

valuable, precious

179

universo (nm)

universe

180

agudo (adj)

sharp, acute

181

milagro (nm)

miracle

182

entrega (nf)

delivery

183

repente (adv)

de + repente: suddenly

184

solucionar (v)

to solve, settle

185

mapa (nm)

map

186

héroe (nm)

hero

187

lunes (nm)

Monday

188

tráfico (nm)

traffic, trade

189

terror (nm)

terror, horror

190

casualidad (nf)

chance, coincidence

191

tonto (adj)

stupid, dumb

192

risa (nf)

laugh, chuckle

193

cuerda (nf)

cord, rope

194

consulta (nf)

consultation, advice

195

edición (nf)

edition, publication

196

acomodar (v)

to be/make comfortable

197

rayo (nm)

ray, beam, lightning

198

cuadrado (adj)

square

199

tía (nf)

aunt

200

adulto (nm)

adult, grown-up

201

voto (nm)

vote

202

calma (nf)

calm, lull

203

sorprendente (adj)

surprising, astonishing

204

favorable (adj)

favorable, suitable

205

oferta (nf)

offer, bid, supply

206

vergüenza (nf)

embarrassment

207

ave (nm)

bird

208

rodilla (nf)

knee

209

paseo (nm)

walk, ride

210

variar (v)

to change, vary

211

culpable (adj)

guilty

212

normalmente (adv)

normally

213

secundario (adj)

secondary

214

registro (nm)

register, record

215

infinito (adj)

infinite

216

válido (adj)

valid

217

gordo (adj)

fat, thick

218

pintor (nm/f)

painter

219

delito (nm)

crime, offense

220

vestido (nm)

dress

221

relato (nm)

tale, story

222

baile (nm)

dance, ball

223

misterio (nm)

mystery

224

otorgar (v)

to give, grant, award

225

ciclo (nm)

cycle

226

principalmente (adv)

principally, mainly

227

cesar (v)

to cease, stop

228

síntoma (nm)

symptom

229

amenaza (nf)

threat

230

acá (adv)

here, around here

231

recorrido (nm)

journey, itinerary, route

232

concepción (nf)

conception

233

tristeza (nf)

sadness

234

vaca (nf)

cow

235

criatura (nf)

creature, child

236

creencia (nf)

belief

237

desagradable (adj)

unpleasant

238

núcleo (nm)

nucleus, core

239

amenazar (v)

to threaten

240

perdón (nm)

forgiveness, pardon

241

madrugada (nf)

dawn, daybreak

242

agresivo (adj)

aggressive

243

obrero (nm/f)

worker, laborer

244

parado (adj)

stopped, standing

245

callar (v)

to be/make quiet

246

cariño (nm)

love, affection

247

vigilar (v)

to watch over, guard

248

ángel (nm)

angel

249

rigor (nm)

harshness, rigor

250

orientar (v)

guide, show the way

251

contraste (nm)

contrast

252

turno (nm)

turn, shift; en turno a: around

253

exclusivo (adj)

exclusive

254

portar (v)

to behave [se], carry

255

reino (nm)

kingdom, reign

256

aproximadamente (adv)

approximately

257

prohibido (adj)

prohibited

258

funcionamiento (nm)

functioning, operation

259

auto (nm)

auto, car

260

ala (nf)

(el) wing, flank

261

debate (nm)

debate

262

grueso (adj)

thick

263

aplicación (nf)

application

264

laboratorio (nm)

laboratory

265

urgente (adj)

urgent

266

vendedor (nm/f)

salesperson

267

copa (nf)

cup, glass, top (tree)

268

avisar (v)

to inform, announce

269

renovar (v)

to renew, renovate

270

tratado (nm)

treaty, treatise

271

democrático (adj)

democratic

272

soltar (v)

to release, loosen, let out

273

abordar (v)

to board, get in/on

274

castigar (v)

to punish

275

rechazo (nm)

rejection, refusal

276

totalidad (nf)

whole, totality

277

fracasar (v)

to fail, to be unsuccessful

278

catorce (num)

fourteen

279

calificar (v)

to grade, rate, qualify

280

juntar (v)

to bring together

281

papá (nm)

dad

282

necesariamente (adv)

necessarily

283

considerable (adj)

considerable

284

cero (num)

zero, naught, nil

285

ejecutar (v)

to execute, carry out

286

mamá (nf)

mom

287

vela (nf)

candle, sail, vigil

288

protestar (v)

to protest, object

289

establecimiento (nm)

establishment

290

gris (adj)

gray, gloomy

291

matiz (nm)

shade, tint, nuance

292

impresionar (v)

to impress

293

meta (nf)

goal, aim, purpose

294

comportar (v)

to behave

295

básico (adj)

basic, essential

296

comodidad (nf)

comfort, convenience

297

pariente (nc)

relative

298

abandonado (adj)

abandoned

299

distribución (nf)

distribution

300

invitación (nf)

invitation

301

destrucción (nf)

destruction

302

indígena (adj)

indigenous, native

303

moreno (adj)

dark, brown

304

alegre (adj)

happy, lively, cheerful

305

opción (nf)

option, choice

306

extenso (adj)

extensive, large

307

ruso (adj)

Russian

308

máximo (nm)

maximum

309

tarjeta (nf)

card

310

fase (nf)

phase, stage

311

veinticinco (num)

twenty-five

312

tropa (nf)

troops, forces

313

remoto (adj)

remote, far-off

314

socio (nm)

member, partner

315

comunista (adj)

Communist

316

abundante (adj)

abundant, plentiful

317

dibujar (v)

to draw, sketch

318

guía (nc)

guide, leader

319

judío (adj)

Jewish

320

impresionante (adj)

impressive, astonishing

321

hielo (nm)

ice

322

gobernar (v)

to govern

323

occidental (adj)

occidental, western

324

deshacer (v)

to undo, destroy, take apart

325

primavera (nf)

spring, spring-like

326

mutuo (adj)

mutual

327

simpatía (nf)

sympathy, affinity

328

reconstruir (v)

to reconstruct

329

centímetro (nm)

centimeter

330

pantalla (nf)

screen, monitor

331

toro (nm)

bull

332

denunciar (v)

to denounce

333

cultivo (nm)

cultivation, crop

334

horror (nm)

horror, atrocity

335

bienestar (nm)

wellbeing, welfare

336

paciencia (nf)

patience

337

ay (interj)

oh no! oh my!

338

romántico (adj)

romantic

339

convicción (nf)

conviction

340

plenamente (adv)

fully

341

uniforme (nm)

uniform

342

media (nf)

average; a m.: halfways

343

mínimo (nm)

minimum

344

doscientos (num)

two hundred

345

garantizar (v)

to guarantee

346

compañera (nf)

female companion

347

pintado (adj)

painted

348

combinar (v)

to combine

349

junio (nm)

June

350

drama (nm)

drama

351

distante (adj)

distant, far, remote

352

sencillamente (adv)

simply

353

equivocado (adj)

mistaken, wrong

354

doble (nm)

double

355

episodio (nm)

episode, incident

356

divertir (v)

to amuse, entertain

357

afirmación (nf)

statement, assertion

358

conquistar (v)

to conquer, win (over)

359

bar (nm)

(snack) bar, café

360

fantástico (adj)

fantastic, unreal

361

liberación (nf)

liberation

362

actualmente (adv)

now, at present

363

envolver (v)

to wrap

364

estancia (nf)

stay, stance, ranch

365

emprender (v)

to undertake, embark on

366

anticipar (v)

to anticipate, advance

367

humilde (adj)

humble, modest

368

variedad (nf)

variety

369

desarrollado (adj)

developed, grown

370

capitán (nm)

captain, chief

371

droga (nf)

drug

372

específico (adj)

specific

373

taller (nm)

workshop, shop

374

desorden (nm)

disorder, mess

375

quebrar (v)

to break, bend, weaken

376

encerrado (adj)

locked (up)

377

esclavo (nm)

slave

378

injusto (adj)

unfair, unjust

379

sucesivo (adj)

successive, following

380

sumamente (adv)

extremely, highly

381

feo (adj)

ugly, nasty, rude

382

equilibrar (v)

to balance

383

asomar (v)

to appear, show, stick (out)

384

optar (v)

to choose, opt for

385

manejo (nm)

handling, management

386

lágrima (nf)

tear, teardrop

387

colaboración (nf)

collaboration

388

orgulloso (adj)

proud, arrogant

389

ángulo (nm)

angle

390

impacto (nm)

impact

391

urgencia (nf)

urgency

392

excepcional (adj)

exceptional, unusual

393

creador (nm)

creator

394

luna (nf)

moon

395

instalación (nf)

installation, facilities

396

homenaje (nm)

homage, tribute

397

ruina (nf)

ruin, collapse

398

generoso (adj)

generous

399

académico (adj)

academic

400

azar (nm)

random, chance, hazard

401

estallar (v)

to break out, explode, start

402

copiar (v)

to copy

403

inaugurar (v)

to inaugurate, start

404

apretar (v)

to squeeze, tighten, compress

405

razonable (adj)

reasonable

406

ola (nf)

wave, billow

407

oreja (nf)

ear

408

abuela (nf)

grandmother

409

amable (adj)

kind, nice, friendly

410

doña (nf)

courtesy title (f), Mrs.

411

rígido (adj)

rigid, stiff, firm

412

arco (nm)

arch, arc, bow

413

oriente (nm)

East

414

rumbo (nm)

direction, course, bearing

415

ejecución (nf)

performance, execution

416

mentir (v)

to (tell a) lie

417

ordenado (adj)

organized, clean

418

contratar (v)

to hire, contract

419

caos (nm)

chaos

420

colonia (nf)

colony, cologne

421

alcohol (nm)

alcohol

422

apropiado (adj)

appropriate

423

nieve (nf)

snow

424

multitud (nf)

multitude

425

ganado (nm)

livestock, cattle

426

pez (nm)

(alive) fish

427

líder (nc)

leader

428

resuelto (adj)

resolved, determined

429

club (nm)

club, society

430

posteriormente (adv)

afterwards

431

desierto (nm)

desert

432

escritura (nf)

writing, scripture

433

árabe (adj)

Arab

434

danza (nf)

dance

435

concierto (nm)

concert, concerto

436

partidario (nm)

supporter, partisan

437

templo (nm)

temple, church

438

líquido (nm)

liquid

439

debilidad (nf)

weakness

440

ambición (nf)

ambition

441

locura (nf)

madness, insanity

442

comerciante (nc)

merchant, businessman

443

camisa (nf)

shirt

444

pluma (nf)

pen, feather

445

pelota (nf)

ball

446

pasaje (nm)

fare, passage, lane

447

limpieza (nf)

cleanliness, purity

448

admiración (nf)

admiration

449

fantasma (nm)

ghost, phantom

450

transformación (nf)

transformation

451

caza (nf)

hunting (game)

452

retener (v)

to keep, retain

453

cruel (adj)

cruel, harsh

454

prender (v)

to turn on, apprehend

455

almacén (nm)

warehouse, store

456

expectativa (nf)

expectation, hope, prospect

457

ruptura (nf)

break-up, rupture

458

inversión (nf)

investment, outlay

459

visible (adj)

visible

460

herida (nf)

wound, injury

461

hipótesis (nf)

hypothesis

462

formular (v)

to formulate

463

poquito (adj)

little bit

464

variado (adj)

varied, mixed

465

giro (nm)

turn, draft, expression

466

esquema (nm)

outline, diagram, plan

467

mito (nm)

myth

468

oscuridad (nf)

darkness

469

pensión (nf)

boarding house

470

desaparición (nf)

disappearance

471

repetido (adj)

repeated

472

fumar (v)

to smoke

473

envuelto (adj)

wrapped

474

especializar (v)

to specialize, major in

475

últimamente (adv)

lately, recently

476

caracterizar (v)

to characterize, portray

477

paralelo (adj)

parallel

478

ordinario (adj)

vulgar, ordinary

479

designar (v)

to designate

480

bloque (nm)

block

481

cierre (nm)

zipper, closing

482

broma (nf)

joke

483

viernes (nm)

Friday

484

creciente (adj)

growing, increasing

485

tumba (nf)

tomb, grave

486

competir (v)

to compete

487

despacho (nm)

office, study

488

viuda (nf)

widow

489

pantalón (nm)

pants, trousers

490

intercambio (nm)

exchange, interchange

491

mancha (nf)

stain, spot

492

retrato (nm)

portrait, photograph

493

lata (nf)

(tin) can

494

combate (nm)

combat, battle, fight

495

instancia (nf)

instance

496

secar (v)

to dry

497

roca (nf)

rock

498

herramienta (nf)

tool

499

anónimo (adj)

anonymous

500

panorama (nm)

panorama, landscape