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1

estrechar (v)

to tighten, make closer

2

traspasar (v)

to go beyond, cross over

3

cobre (nm)

copper

4

imaginario (adj)

imaginary

5

brutal (adj)

brutal, savage

6

disperso (adj)

spread out

7

ingenuo (adj)

naive, ingenuous

8

anual (adj)

annual, yearly

9

intuición (nf)

intuition

10

invención (nf)

invention, contrivance

11

asimismo (adv)

as well, also, moreover

12

vena (nf)

vein

13

freno (nm)

brake

14

costoso (adj)

costly, expensive

15

repleto (adj)

full, overcrowded

16

consumar (v)

to complete, carry out

17

asaltar (v)

to assault

18

interrupción (nf)

interruption

19

condena (nf)

sentence (in prison), penalty

20

inocencia (nf)

innocence

21

relieve (nm)

relief; poner de relieve: to emphasize

22

semejanza (nf)

similarity, likeness

23

cumbre (nf)

summit, top

24

diariamente (adv)

daily

25

colmo (nm)

climax; para colmo: to top it all

26

asombroso (adj)

amazing

27

administrador (nm/f)

administrator, manager

28

arrepentir (v)

to repent, regret

29

decreto (nm)

decree, order

30

exigente (adj)

demanding, urgent

31

ironía (nf)

irony

32

felicitar (v)

to congratulate

33

seña (nf)

sign, mark, seal

34

ritual (nm)

ritual, rite

35

apto (adj)

appropriate, fit, able

36

incierto (adj)

uncertain

37

espeso (adj)

thick, dense, stiff

38

presenciar (v)

to be present at, witness

39

escritorio (nm)

desk, bureau

40

solicitud (nf)

request, application

41

víspera (nf)

eve

42

insecto (nm)

insect

43

ridículo (nm)

ridicule

44

derrumbar (v)

to knock down, demolish

45

ira (nf)

rage, wrath

46

ceniza (nf)

ash

47

apasionado (adj)

passionate

48

monja (nf)

nun

49

abstracto (adj)

abstract

50

parto (nm)

birth

51

creativo (adj)

creative

52

autoritario (adj)

authoritarian

53

excesivamente (adv)

excessively

54

circuito (nm)

circuit, circumference, track

55

subterráneo (adj)

underground

56

oveja (nf)

sheep, ewe

57

dueña (nf)

landlady, owner (f)

58

dañar (v)

to damage

59

ubicación (nf)

position, location

60

feroz (adj)

ferocious, fierce

61

hacienda (nf)

ranch

62

antigüedad (nf)

antiquity, seniority

63

puño (nm)

fist, handle, cuff

64

excusa (nf)

excuse

65

asombrar (v)

to amaze, astound

66

trama (nf)

plot, theme

67

sistemático (adj)

systematic

68

inclusive (adv)

including, even

69

alteración (nf)

alteration, change

70

sumo (adj)

utmost, highest

71

eficiente (adj)

efficient

72

invisible (adj)

invisible

73

acusación (nf)

accusation, charge

74

sinceramente (adv)

sincerely

75

salvación (nf)

salvation, rescue

76

rebelde (adj)

rebel

77

fundador (nm)

founder

78

oscilar (v)

oscillate

79

privilegiado (adj)

privileged

80

recobrar (v)

to recover, regain

81

original (nm)

original

82

maquinaria (nf)

machinery

83

dominante (adj)

dominant, prevailing

84

vaciar (v)

to empty, pour out

85

tortura (nf)

torture

86

humano (nm)

human

87

insistencia (nf)

insistence, persistence

88

morder (v)

to bite

89

atrapar (v)

to trap, catch

90

tibio (adj)

lukewarm

91

amanecer (v)

to dawn, get light

92

sospechoso (adj)

suspicious

93

sobrino (nm)

nephew

94

recitar (v)

to recite

95

explorar (v)

to explore

96

fabuloso (adj)

fabulous, fantastic

97

embarcar (v)

to embark, load

98

aguardar (v)

to wait for, await

99

apunte (nm)

note, annotation

100

antepasado (nm)

ancestor

101

antemano (adv)

beforehand, in advance

102

parir (v)

to give birth

103

refugiar (v)

to take shelter, give refuge

104

sillón (nm)

armchair, seat

105

denso (adj)

heavy, dense, thick

106

colectivo (nm)

collective, group

107

dieta (nf)

diet

108

teniente (nm)

lieutenant, deputy mayor

109

polo (nm)

pole, polo, polo shirt

110

verificar (v)

to verify

111

agrícola (adj)

agricultural, farming

112

abismo (nm)

abyss, large gap

113

algodón (nm)

cotton

114

harina (nf)

flour

115

exactitud (nf)

accuracy

116

extinguir (v)

to extinguish, put out

117

provecho (nm)

benefit, use

118

mensual (adj)

monthly

119

agradar (v)

to please

120

sobrepasar (v)

excel, out perform

121

prudencia (nf)

prudence, moderation

122

insulto (nm)

insult

123

narrar (v)

to narrate, tell

124

flujo (nm)

flow, tide, discharge

125

aguja (nf)

needle, spire, stylus

126

planteamiento (nm)

proposal, exposition

127

simultáneamente (adv)

simultaneously

128

florecer (v)

to flower, bloom, flourish

129

torpe (adj)

clumsy, awkward, slow

130

cortina (nf)

curtain, screen

131

acarrear (v)

to bring up, entail

132

liso (adj)

smooth, flat, straight

133

asustado (adj)

scared, frightened

134

profundizar (v)

to deepen, analyze in depth

135

apostar (v)

to wager, bet

136

propicio (adj)

appropriate, suitable

137

reproducción (nf)

reproduction

138

expansión (nf)

expansion, spreading

139

umbral (nm)

threshold, outset

140

alusión (nf)

allusion, hint

141

descenso (nm)

decline, descent, lowering

142

clasificar (v)

to classify, sort, file

143

recortar (v)

to trim, cut off, clip

144

dicho (adj)

aforementioned, said

145

ambiguo (adj)

ambiguous

146

océano (nm)

ocean

147

proposición (nf)

proposition

148

absurdo (nm)

absurdity, nonsense

149

parada (nf)

(transportation) stop

150

encantador (adj)

charming

151

deslizar (v)

to slide, glide, slip

152

estirar (v)

to stretch, strain

153

respetuoso (adj)

respectful

154

africano (adj)

African

155

titular (nm)

headline, holder

156

calendario (nm)

calendar

157

interlocutor (nm)

participant in a dialog

158

abusar (v)

to abuse

159

complementar (v)

to complement, supplement

160

disgusto (nm)

disgust, annoyance

161

conservación (nf)

conservation

162

revivir (v)

to revive

163

elaboración (nf)

production

164

conmover (v)

to move, affect

165

correo (nm)

mail, post (office)

166

circo (nm)

circus

167

adversario (nm)

adversary

168

cubierta (nf)

covering, top, lid

169

aniversario (nm)

anniversary

170

franja (nf)

strip, stripe, fringe

171

charlar (v)

to chat, talk

172

pila (nf)

(baptismal) font, battery, heap

173

flaco (adj)

thin, frail

174

biológico (adj)

biological

175

equivaler (v)

to be equivalent, tantamount (to)

176

fomentar (v)

to foster, promote, encourage

177

goma (nf)

rubber

178

enormemente (adv)

enormously

179

ancho (nm)

width

180

emocional (adj)

emotional

181

diplomático (adj)

diplomatic

182

uva (nf)

grape

183

ética (nf)

ethics

184

inscripción (nf)

inscription, registration

185

progresivo (adj)

progressive

186

reanudar (v)

to renew, resume

187

adquisición (nf)

acquisition

188

mudar (v)

to move, change

189

glorioso (adj)

glorious

190

sentir (nm)

feeling

191

turco (adj)

Turkish

192

prescindir (v)

to do without

193

renuncia (nf)

resignation, renunciation

194

préstamo (nm)

loan, borrowing

195

poblado (adj)

populated

196

besar (v)

to kiss

197

impreso (adj)

printed

198

dedicación (nf)

dedication, devotion

199

instituto (nm)

institute

200

paloma (nf)

dove

201

resaltar (v)

to emphasize

202

devoción (nf)

devotion

203

inverso (adj)

inverse, opposite

204

intercambiar (v)

to exchange

205

consolar (v)

to console

206

descomponer (v)

to decompose, break down

207

enfocar (v)

to focus

208

espina (nf)

thorn, spine

209

aprobación (nf)

approval, consent

210

fachada (nf)

front of a building

211

funcional (adj)

functional

212

jugo (nm)

juice

213

traicionar (v)

to betray

214

discípulo (nm)

disciple

215

coronel (nm)

colonel

216

orgánico (adj)

organic

217

modificación (nf)

modification, alteration

218

acumulación (nf)

accumulation

219

comparable (adj)

comparable

220

mantenimiento (nm)

maintenance, sustenance

221

marginal (adj)

marginal, minor

222

pardo (adj)

brown, dark, dim

223

cabecera (nf)

head, header

224

revelación (nf)

revelation

225

peseta (nf)

peseta (money)

226

cuna (nf)

cradle, birth, lineage

227

tendido (adj)

spread, hung, laid (out)

228

horizontal (adj)

horizontal

229

ácido (nm)

acid

230

incapacidad (nf)

inability, incompetence

231

villa (nf)

village, town

232

lecho (nm)

(river) bed, couch

233

alquiler (nm)

rent, rental

234

contrastar (v)

to contrast

235

redacción (nf)

editing, wording, essay

236

ficha (nf)

index card, chip, token

237

penoso (adj)

painful, laborious

238

inseguridad (nf)

insecurity

239

coma (nmf)

comma (f), coma (m)

240

desenvolver (v)

to clear up, unwrap

241

agricultura (nf)

agriculture, farming

242

naturalidad (nf)

ease, spontaneity

243

serenidad (nf)

serenity, calm

244

preferido (adj)

preferred, favorite

245

pistola (nf)

gun, pistol

246

interrogar (v)

to question, interrogate

247

insignificante (adj)

insignificant

248

subsistir (v)

to subsist, survive

249

diputado (nm)

deputy, member

250

literalmente (adv)

literally

251

duelo (nm)

grief, affliction

252

revolver (v)

to stir, mix, scramble

253

frecuentemente (adv)

frequently, often

254

retornar (v)

to return, give back

255

comandante (nm)

commander, commanding officer

256

preso (adj)

imprisoned, confined

257

ópera (nf)

opera

258

réplica (nf)

answer, retort, copy

259

fuertemente (adv)

strongly

260

global (adj)

global, overall

261

alquilar (v)

to rent, hire

262

pulso (nm)

pulse, pulsation

263

radicar (v)

to lie, be situated

264

explotación (nf)

exploitation, cultivation

265

bestia (nf)

beast, brute

266

mojar (v)

to make wet, dampen

267

abrazo (nm)

hug, embrace

268

asalto (nm)

assault, robbery

269

reposo (nm)

rest, peace

270

lámina (nf)

sheet (of metal)

271

pasta (nf)

pasta, dough

272

derribar (v)

to knock down, overthrow

273

oral (adj)

oral

274

polémica (nf)

polemics, argument

275

parcial (adj)

partial, biased

276

chocolate (nm)

chocolate

277

generosidad (nf)

generosity

278

masivo (adj)

mass, massive

279

sobresalir (v)

to stand out, excel

280

realismo (nm)

realism

281

filtrar (v)

to seep, filter

282

desierto (adj)

deserted, desolate

283

acorde (nm)

agreement, accord

284

sugerencia (nf)

suggestion

285

cumpleaños (nm)

birthday

286

ronda (nf)

round

287

movilizar (v)

to mobilize

288

capilla (nf)

chapel

289

enteramente (adv)

completely, entirely

290

apelar (v)

to call upon, appeal to

291

expediente (nm)

dossier, proceedings

292

tolerancia (nf)

tolerance

293

entusiasmar (v)

to fill with enthusiasm, excite

294

educativo (adj)

educational

295

sopa (nf)

soup

296

rival (nc)

rival

297

ternura (nf)

tenderness

298

variante (nf)

variant, difference

299

coser (v)

to sew

300

molde (nm)

mold, cast, pattern

301

vigente (adj)

in force, valid

302

espectro (nm)

ghost, specter

303

saludable (adj)

healthy, wholesome

304

recorte (nm)

clipping, cutting, trimming

305

reglamento (nm)

regulations, rules

306

apretado (adj)

tight, jammed

307

vitalidad (nf)

vitality, health

308

cuidadosamente (av)

carefully

309

adaptación (nf)

adaptation

310

etiqueta (nf)

label, etiquette

311

obviamente (adv)

obviously

312

muralla (nf)

city wall

313

desaparecido (adj)

missing

314

represión (nf)

repression

315

reducción (nf)

reduction

316

difusión (nf)

spread, diffusion

317

pésimo (adj)

dreadful, awful

318

encargo (nm)

job, order, errand

319

madurar (v)

to mature, ripen

320

almorzar (v)

to have lunch

321

oeste (nm)

West

322

albergar (v)

to lodge, harbor

323

complacer (v)

to please, satisfy

324

pescador (nm/f)

fisherman

325

diagnóstico (nm)

diagnosis

326

cuadra (nf)

(city) block

327

remover (v)

to remove

328

pecar (v)

to sin

329

rienda (nf)

rein, restraint

330

crueldad (nf)

cruelty, harshness

331

acontecer (v)

to happen, come about

332

ansia (nf)

(el) anxiety, anguish

333

cúpula (nf)

cupola, dome

334

desbordar (v)

to overflow, spill over

335

llama (nf)

flame, llama

336

alegar (v)

to plead, argue

337

vegetación (nf)

vegetation

338

lema (nm)

motto, slogan

339

encarar (v)

to front, confront

340

bote (nm)

boat, container

341

solar (adj)

solar

342

inevitablemente (adv)

inevitably

343

perfume (nm)

perfume

344

central (nf)

headquarters

345

egoísta (adj)

selfish

346

pertenencia (nf)

membership, property

347

exótico (adj)

exotic

348

tranquilizar (v)

to calm down

349

casita (nf)

cottage

350

emigrar (v)

to emigrate

351

alianza (nf)

alliance

352

físicamente (adv)

physically

353

fascinante (adj)

fascinating

354

áspero (adj)

rough, coarse, harsh

355

desechar (v)

to discard

356

ratón (nm)

mouse, rat

357

hazaña (nf)

deed, heroic feat

358

dureza (nf)

hardness, toughness

359

sábana (nf)

(bed) sheet

360

revisión (nf)

checking revision

361

retirada (nf)

retreat, withdrawal

362

básicamente (adv)

basically

363

aroma (nm)

aroma

364

optimismo (nm)

optimism

365

mate (nm)

mate (beverage)

366

lujoso (adj)

luxurious

367

evento (nm)

event

368

físico (nm/f)

physicist

369

estrenar (v)

to use for the first time, debut

370

pasto (nm)

grass, pasture

371

hostil (adj)

hostile, unfriendly

372

gallo (nm)

rooster

373

tropical (adj)

tropical

374

rendimiento (nm)

yield, output, efficiency

375

lentitud (nf)

slowness

376

aula (nf)

(el) classroom

377

incitar (v)

to incite

378

franco (adj)

open, frank, outspoken

379

inédito (adj)

unpublished

380

uniforme (adj)

uniform

381

himno (nm)

hymn, anthem

382

sindicato (nm)

trade union

383

mariposa (nf)

butterfly, wing nut

384

propiciar (v)

to favor, foster, aid

385

fidelidad (nf)

faithfulness, accuracy

386

retraso (nm)

delay

387

desplazamiento (nm)

movement, removal

388

cuestionar (v)

to question

389

integrante (adj)

integral, part of a group

390

lingüístico (adj)

linguistic

391

compatriota (nc)

fellow countryman

392

mexicano (adj)

Mexican

393

fundir (v)

to melt, cast, smelt

394

localidad (nf)

town, locality

395

reprimir (v)

to repress

396

autorizado (adj)

authorized

397

leal (adj)

loyal, faithful

398

lobo (nm)

wolf

399

asamblea (nf)

assembly

400

pañuelo (nm)

handkerchief, shawl

401

meditar (v)

to meditate, ponder

402

temblor (nm)

tremor, shudder, shiver

403

gira (nf)

tour

404

manto (nm)

cloak

405

cubano (adj)

Cuban

406

asombro (nm)

amazement, astonishment

407

gobernador (nm)

governor

408

amplitud (nf)

breadth, extent, range

409

carbón (nm)

coal, charcoal

410

campamento (nm)

camp, camping

411

sangriento (adj)

bloody

412

matemático (adj)

mathematical

413

portugués (adj)

Portuguese

414

intensamente (adv)

intensely

415

suavemente (adv)

softly

416

excursión (nf)

excursion

417

predicar (v)

to preach

418

encarnar (v)

to embody

419

lamentablemente (adv)

regrettably

420

tomate (nm)

tomato

421

negociar (v)

to negotiate, deal (with/in)

422

cinturón (nm)

belt

423

estático (adj)

static, motionless

424

antaño (adv)

in days gone by, last year

425

bulto (nm)

bulk, shape

426

adónde (adv)

to where?

427

vocabulario (nm)

vocabulary

428

especulación (nf)

speculation, conjecture

429

manual (nm)

manual, handbook

430

representativo (adj)

representative

431

honrar (v)

to honor

432

disparo (nm)

shot, discharge

433

desencadenar (v)

to unleash, unchain

434

residuo (nm)

residue, waste

435

vanidad (nf)

vanity, conceit

436

ofender (v)

to offend

437

renovación (nf)

renewal, renovation

438

enfriar (v)

to cool

439

furioso (adj)

furious

440

estudioso (adj)

studious

441

ilustrar (v)

to illustrate

442

ratificar (v)

to ratify

443

peste (nf)

plague, pestilence, pest

444

expedición (nf)

expedition

445

destrozar (v)

to rip/break into pieces

446

vasco (adj)

Basque

447

simular (v)

to pretend, simulate

448

complementario (adj)

additional, complementary

449

mecánica (nf)

mechanics, mechanism

450

electricidad (nf)

electricity

451

insólito (adj)

unusual, uncommon

452

temeroso (adj)

fearful

453

extraordinariamente (adv)

extraordinarily

454

ascensor (nm)

elevator

455

bicicleta (nf)

bicycle

456

consagrado (adj)

dedicated, consecrated

457

aporte (nm)

contribution

458

despierto (adj)

awake

459

beca (nf)

scholarship, grant

460

consentir (v)

to consent to, pamper

461

trigo (nm)

wheat

462

paralizar (v)

to paralyze

463

disipar (v)

to dissipate, disperse

464

incrementar (v)

to increase

465

plataforma (nf)

platform, springboard

466

maestra (nf)

teacher (f)

467

clínica (nf)

clinic

468

heredero (nm)

heir, heiress

469

embarazada (adj)

pregnant

470

estadio (nm)

stadium

471

latinoamericano (adj)

Latin American

472

tecnológico (adj)

technological

473

desfile (nm)

parade, line, formation

474

buque (nm)

ship, vessel, hull

475

parentesco (nm)

kinship

476

fallo (nm)

mistake, blunder, fault

477

rebeldía (nf)

rebelliousness, defiance

478

desigual (adj)

unequal, uneven, irregular

479

corrección (nf)

correction, amendment

480

chispa (nf)

spark

481

virgen (nf)

virgin

482

reprochar (v)

to reproach

483

supervivencia (nf)

survival

484

caridad (nf)

charity

485

alumbrar (v)

to light, illuminate

486

comunión (nf)

communion

487

embajador (nm/f)

ambassador

488

tercio (nm)

third

489

iluminación (nf)

illumination, lighting

490

censura (nf)

censorship, criticism

491

disputa (nf)

dispute, argument, quarrel

492

esplendor (nm)

splendor

493

inscribir (v)

to register, record

494

perjuicio (nm)

damage, loss

495

medalla (nf)

medal, medallion

496

lealtad (nf)

loyalty, faithfulness

497

divorcio (nm)

divorce

498

dotar (v)

to endow, bestow

499

enfoque (nm)

focus, approach

500

civilizado (adj)

civilized