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La nínfula

Nymph

1

El asueto

Vacation

2

El acervo

Heap, pile

3

Pantagruélica

Big, giant

4

Adobar

To marinate, dress, pickle

5

Destilar

To distill, exude

6

Ínfula

Pretentious, arrogant, haughty

7

Borrachín

Drunkard

8

Cincuentón

Fifty year old

9

El llanto

Weeping

10

Disimular

To hide, conceal, pretend

11

El bufete

Desk, practice, office

12

El cuartel

Quarter, barrack, district

13

La factoría

Trading post, agency

14

El parche

Eye patch, patch

15

El amparo

Help, favour, protection, shelter

16

Embelesado

Spellbound, enthralled

17

La clarividencia

Clairvoyance, 6th sense

18

La cuna

Cradle, crib

19

El pináculo

Top, pinnacle, summit

20

La barbarie

Barbarism, barbarity

21

El vello

Bloom, down, fuzz, hair

22

El apunte

Note

23

Alterne

Mixing, intermingling

24

La sobrecubierta

Jacket, cover of book

25

Apolillado

Moth-eaten

26

Proteico

Easily changing form

27

Insigne

Distinguished, notable

28

Parangón

Comparison

29

Folletinesco

Make believe, imaginary

30

Títer

Puppet

31

Invernadero

Conservatory, greenhouse

32

Diezmar

To decimate, destroy a large part of

33

Irrumpir

Interrupt, burst, leak

34

Escabrosa

Rough, rugged, uneven, vulgar

35

Desentrañar

To fathom

36

El corredor

Runner, corridor, death row

37

Las lides

Battles

38

Enorgullecer

To make proud

39

El tomo

Tome, volume

40

Tregua

Let up, truce

41

La reseña

Notice, review

42

Necrológica

Eulogy

43

Ablandar

To soften, soothe

44

Parapetarse

To barricade oneself

45

Despuntar

To blunt

46

Asmático

Asthmatic

47

Virulento

Viscious, virulent

48

Misal

Missal, prayer book

49

La monta

Amount, quantity

50

El tiraje

Printing

51

Irrisorio

Derisive, contemptible

52

Rendir

To overcome, subdue, conquer

53

Tozudez

Stubbornness

54

Empeñar

To pawn, hock, pledge

55

El aro

Ring, hoop, earring

56

El burdel

Brothel, whorehouse

57

El entierro

Burial, funeral

58

La fosa

Fossa, pit

59

Mendiga

Beggar

60

Analfabeto

Can't read/write

61

Moco

Mucus, snot

62

Embelesar

To enchant, ravish, enrapture