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Revolotear

To flit to and fro, flutter

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Mendigar

To cadge

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Rediós

Good god!

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Pantano

Water reservoir, bog, swamp

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Beato

Pious

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Famélico

Gaunt

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Heder (a)

To reek

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Roña

Grime, grunge

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Tartamudear

To stutter, stammer

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Asir

To grip, take hold of

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Balbucear

To babble, stammer

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Despojarse de

Divest of, shed

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Andrajos

Rags

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Erudición

Knowledge, scholarship

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Un pincel

Paintbrush

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Estraperlo

Black market

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Desoír

To disregard, neglect

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Desgañitarse

Scream, yell, shout

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Inquilino

Resident, tennant

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Famélico

Gaunt

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La plebe

The great unwashed

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Embrutecer

To brutalise

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El porrazo

Knocking, wallop, whack

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Perfidia

Falseness, treachery

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Golosinas

Confectionary