Book Flashcards Preview

Book Spanish > Book > Flashcards

Flashcards in Book Deck (141):
0

El escudo

Shield

1

Alzar

To raise, lift, hoist, hold up

2

El halcón

Hawk

3

El contubernio

Conspiracy

4

El alcoba

Bedroom

5

Las trazas

Traces, plot, layout

6

El galán

Beau, gallant, squire

7

Los esbozos

Blanks

8

El esbozo

Outline

9

Mecanografiar

Type

10

Las garras

Claws

11

El cancerbero

Keeper

12

Lírico

Lyrical, lyric

13

Embelesado

Spellbound

14

El duende

Elf, goblin, leprechaun

15

El pedrusco

The boulder

16

Embalar

Pack, package, wrap, bale

17

La contraportada

Back cover

18

Lirismo

Lyricism, sentimentalism

19

La faja

Girdle

20

Los canelones

Cannelloni

21

Subsanar

To correct

22

Antojar

To crave

23

La quartilla

Page

24

El tambor

Drum

25

Tregua

Truce

26

Avispero

Wasps' nest

27

Parsimonia

Parsimony, tardiness

28

Contigua

Contiguous, adjacent

29

Prender

To catch, turn on, take, arrest, capture

30

Atronadora

Thunderous, deafening

31

Bobadas

Twaddle, tripe

32

Hincar

To sink, drive, thrust

33

Corretear

Scamper, pursue, run around

34

Mortecina

Dim

35

Marchita

Withered

36

Plomizo

Leaden, sullen

37

Presagiar

Foreshadow, portend, foretell, forebode, omen

38

La eclosión

Hatching

39

La atalaya

Watchtower

40

Otear

Scan, glimpse, look over, spy on

41

Varado

Stranded, aground

42

Losa

Slab, paving stone, flagstone

43

Obstinada

Stubborn

44

Letargo

Lethargy

45

La butaca

Armchair

46

Escalfado

Poached

47

Un cosquilleo

Tickling, titillation

48

Sendos

One each

49

Rebosante

Overflowing, brimming

50

Semblante

Face, countenance

51

Risueño

Smiling

52

Imperturbable

Imperturbable, unflappable, impassive

53

Hechizada

Spellbound

54

La bóveda

Dome

55

Reclutar

Recruit, enlist, raise, conscript

56

Sepultar

To bury

57

Bravata

Bravado

58

Encoger

Shrink, contract, constrict

59

Emprender

Undertake, start, launch, take up

60

El talante

Mood, will

61

Socarrón

Cunning

62

Un tramposo

Cheat, trickster, fiddler

63

Naipes

Cards

64

Habladurías

Gossip

65

La tiniebla

Darkness

66

Harapientos

Ragged

67

La mugre

Grime

68

El hollín

Soot

69

Apretujar

Squeeze, hug

70

Podrido

Rotten

71

Un atajo

Shortcut

72

Represalia

Reprisal

73

Fantasmal

Ghostly, spooky

74

Apestoso

Stinky

75

Rastrear

Track, trace, trail

76

Fundir

To melt

77

Noria

Treadmill

78

Las casetas

Booths

79

Vidente

Clairvoyant

80

Guarida

Lair, den, haunt

81

Lúgubre

Dismal, mournful, dark, forbidding

82

Rendija

Loophole, aperture

83

Un quinqué

Oil lamp

84

El laúdano

Laudanum

85

Fugazmente

Briefly

86

Despedazar

Tear, shred

87

Astilla

Splinter

88

Catedrático

Professor

89

La velada

Evening

90

Elogiar

To praise, command

91

La barraca

Shack

92

Tendido

Lying, lay, laid

93

Una gabardina

Raincoat

94

Ajado

Tousled

95

Una asta

Pole

96

Compinches

Buddies

97

Embaucador

Trickster

98

La rapiña

Robbery

99

Secuaces

Followers, henchmen, minions

100

Paradero

Whereabouts

101

El festejo

The celebration

102

Codicioso

Greedy

103

El ladrillo

A brick

104

Onanismo

Self abuse

105

Labrar

To work, carve, shape, fashion

106

El obispo

Bishop

107

Trapecero

Blunderer

108

El burro

Donkey

109

Santurrones

Sanctimonious

110

Sabandijas

Vermin

111

Matones

Bullies, thugs, goons

112

Escoria

Slag, scum, dross

113

Atavío

Attire, dress, apparel

114

Desempeñar

Play, perform, discharge, act

115

Fulgurante

Aglow

116

Morbosidad

Morbidity, incidence

117

Alumbrar

To light up

118

Mezquindad

Meanness, pettiness, shabbiness

119

Longanizas

Sausage

120

Ventanuco

Small window

121

Los estertores

Rattles

122

Pecado

Sin, sinfulness, offense

123

Las perras

Bitches

124

Vaivenes

Ups and downs

125

Afán

Eagerness, toil, hard work

126

El coro

Choir

127

El rellano

Landing

128

Displicencia

Indifference, peevishness

129

El obsequio

Gift, present

130

La solapa

Lapel

131

Paladear

To relish

132

El amasijo

Tangle

133

Escalinatas

Staircase

134

Acaudalado

Wealthy

135

Alcurnia

Lineage, ancestry

136

Macilento

Sickly

137

La mazmorra

Dungeon

138

Esparcir

Spread, scatter, sprinkle

139

Acaudalar

To amass

140

Mear

To piss, pee, piddle