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Yacer

To lie, sit

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La embestida

Assault, enslaught

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Restregar

To scrub, rub

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Un obús

Rocket, bullet

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Estremecer

To shake, thrill

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Zafar

To clear, loosen, unbind, untie

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La presa

Catch, loot, dam, weir

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Mascullar

Mumble, speak in a low voice

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A rastras

By dragging

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Desgarrar

To tear, rip up, claw

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Taladrar

To bore, drill, pierce

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Un pilón

Pylon

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Títere

Puppet

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Hurgar

To poke about, rummage

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Lloriquear

To snivel, whimper

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Mordicar

To sting

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Cesante

Unemployed, made redundant

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Zurrar

To thrash

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Una muda

Change of clothing

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Pormenor

Detail

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Saña

Cruelty, fury

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Riachuelo

Creek

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Resguardar

To shelter, guard

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Acurrucar

To curl up, squat

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Matizar

To shade, tint, tinge

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Volandas

In the air, speedily

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Pamplinas

Nonsense, empty talk

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Redomado

Out and out, absolute