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Apoquinar

To come down with

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Yedra

Ivy

2

Portezuela

Door, doorway

3

Escombros

Rubble

4

Blandir

To brandish, to flourish, to wave

5

Escobón

Large broom

6

Martirizar

To martyr, torture, execute

7

Colindante

Adjacent, neighbouring

8

Recelo

Mistrust, suspicion

9

Propiciar

To appease, gain the good will of, atone for

10

Aplastar

To squash, crush

11

Siembra

Seedtime, sowing

12

Gomoso

Rubbery

13

Peladilla

Sugar almond

14

La encía

Gum (teeth), resin

15

Tararear

To hum

16

Copla

Couplet

17

Tonificar

To invigorate, energise

18

el estuche

Kit, set, box

19

Rocambolesco

Bizarre, unusual, strange

20

Un tiarrón

Very big man

21

Liar

To tie, bind, roll

22

Cal

Lime, calcium oxide

23

Trepar

To climb, clamber, scale

24

El delantal

Smock, apron, pinafore

25

Cachivache

Pot, container used for cooking

26

Boga

Vogue, fashion

27

Melindroso

Squeamish, choosy, prissy

28

Solícito

Thoughtful

29

Un pomelo

Grapefruit

30

Revuelo

Fluttering

31

Algarabía

Gibberish

32

Docencia

Teaching, instruction

33

Congoja

Anguish, grief

34

El hiel

Gall, bile, bitterness

35

Contumaz

Obstinate

36

Solaz

Relaxation, consolation

37

Gozar

Enjoy, take, earn

38

Fidedigno

Reliable, trustworthy

39

Cuplé

Pop song

40

Tugurio

Dump, hovel

41

Bailotear

To dance about

42

Sobrecoger

To startle, frighten

43

Escabroso

Vulgar

44

Latrocinio

Robbery, larceny

45

El oprobio

Disgrace, shame

46

La carnaza

Bait

47

Soplón

Telltale, snitch

48

Escarmentar

To punish severely

49

Acervo

Heap, pile

50

La cabra

Goat

51

Dilación

Delay

52

Botellazo

Bottling (blow to the head with a bottle)

53

Certero

Accurate, sure

54

Vejación

Vexation, molestation

55

Una redada

Haul, raid, sweep

56

Escarmiento

Punishment, example, lesson

57

El calabozo

Prison cell, dungeon

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Hampón

Thug

59

Jolgorio

Revelry

60

Lúdico

Playful

61

Gorrión

Sparrow

62

Ordeón

Choir, singing group

63

Ahíto

Satiated, saturated

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Magra

Lean meat, slice

65

Sepulcral

Hollow, stony