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Enhebrar

To thread

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Ostensiblemente

Apparently, seemingly

2

El umbral

Threshold, sill

3

Los goznes

Hinges

4

Inverosímil

Improbable, incredible, unearthly

5

La lámina

Sheet, plate

6

Encallarse

To harden, be covered with callouses

7

La lente

Lens

8

Cadavérico

Corpse-like

9

Interpelar

Formally question

10

Cernir

Sift

11

Volcado

Dumped

12

Consentido

Spoiled, indulged

13

Mimado

Spoiled, indulged

14

Extraviado

Lost, missing

15

La espesura

Thickness, density, dirtiness

16

Perrera

Kennel, doghouse

17

Derribada

Laid, fallen down

18

La tenaza

Pincers, forceps

19

El escozor

Smart, stinging, grief

20

Vaivén

Sway, see-saw

21

El oleaje

Surge, surf

22

Costra

Crust, scab

23

Ensordecedor

Deafening

24

La baranda

Rail, railing

25

La sentina

Cesspit, bilge

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Angosto

Narrow

27

La escotilla

Sheet

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El timón

Rudder, helm

29

Trepar

Climb, clamber, scale

30

Plagado

Punished, castigated

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Herrumbroso

Rusty

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El contorno

Contour, outline, skyline

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Escorar

Heel over, list, shake up

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Aflorar

To emerge

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La guirnalda

Wreath, garland

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Asolar

To devastate, ruin

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Desgranar

To flail, thresh

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La guirnalda

Tinsel, garland, wreath

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Cobre

Copper

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Amparar

To protect, shelter, take under wings

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Amparado

Sheltered

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Cabizbajo

Glum, dispirited, dejected, depressed, downcast

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Espejismo

Mirage, smoke and mirrors, illusion

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Acallar

To drown out, mute, quiet, silence, quash

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Andanzas

Wanderings, antics

46

Alba

Sunrise, dawn, break of dawn

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Azorado

Embarrassed, harried, in a fluster, in a flutter, in shame

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Desperezarse

To stretch oneself

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Acuarela

Watercolour

50

La cornisa

Ledge, cornice

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Sesgado

Askew, skewed, angled, slanted

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Rasgo

Feature, trait, character trait

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Rapaz

Predatory, wolfish

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La cúpula

Dome

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Acuchillar

To stab, knife

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La cúspide

Peak, pinnacle, cusp, crest

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Tramar

To be up to, weave, engineer, lot, scheme, cook up

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El gremio

The guild

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La cofradía

Fraternity, guild

60

Atisbar

To glimpse, peep

61

Pariente

Relative, kin, relation

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Destilar

Distil, exude

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Lecho de muerte

Deathbed

64

El lecho

Bed, bottom of sea, river or lake

65

Una odisea

Heroic story

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Escindir

To hive off, sever, splinter, rift, split

67

Repiquetear

To rattle, peal, ring of bell

68

El sortilegio

Spell

69

Rendirse

Capitulate, surrender

70

Partícipe

Participant, sharer

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Artilugio

Gadget, contraption

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El dardo

Dart

73

La peonza

Top

74

Pertrechado

Armed

75

Pertrechar

To equip, arm

76

Casta

Breed, race

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Adujar

To coil, bind, wrap, twist

78

Capitanear

To captain, lead

79

Efluvio

Outpour, spill out quickly

80

Persa

Persian

81

Parentesco

Relationship, kinship

82

Decimonómico

Nineteenth century, outdated

83

Fular

Scarf, cravat

84

Forrado

Lined

85

Forrar

To line, pad

86

Mariposón

Flirt, philanderer

87

Pedantería

Metriculousness, rigidity

88

Desmerecer

To be unworthy of, deteriorate, go off

89

Porte

Carriage, bearing, demeanour

90

Sonoridad

Sonority, richness or fullness of tone

91

La tertulia

Social, salon, social circle

92

Polilla

Clothes moth

93

Predilecto

Favourite

94

Pelagatos

Nobody special, regular person

95

Envalentonar

To embolden, encourage, strengthen

96

Contertulio

Fellow member

97

Mozalbete

Stripling

98

Sabandija

Bug, insect, louse

99

El retoño

Sprout, offshoot

100

Caucho

Rubber

101

Farandulera

Trickster, crook, swindler

102

La codicia

Greediness, lust

103

Aletargado

Heavy, torpid

104

Oratoria

Art of public speaking

105

Aniquilar

To annihilate, wipe out, destroy