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descifrar

to decipher

2

to figure out (3 answers)

comprender, explicarse, entender

3

cobarde (m. and f.)

coward, cowardly

4

hojalata

tin

5

personaje

character (in drama or literature); personage, celebrity

6

poblado

village

7

asombrarse

to marvel, to be amazed

8

aplastar

to crush

9

travesía

voyage, crossing (of the sea)

10

imponer

to impose

11

a lo largo de

along

12

espantapájaro
(invariable singular or plural masculine noun)

scarecrow

13

conceder

to grant

14

derrotar

to defeat

15

globo aerostático

air balloon

16

a pesar de

despite

17

amenaza

threat

18

por parte de

on the part of

19

reemplazo

replacement, substitute

20

aguja

needle

21

Leñador de Hojolata

Tin Woodman

22

terciopelo

velvet

23

supuestamente

supposedly

24

desprenderse

to come off, to come undone

25

salvo
salvo (que)

Todos asistirán salvo Jaime.
Salvo que llueva.

except (for), save
unless

All will attend except for Jaime
Unless it rains.

26

sin darse cuenta

inadvertently

27

pradera

prairie

28

suelo (piso)

ground, floor

29

tejado (techo)

roof

30

algo oxidado

little rusty

31

alacena

cupboard

32

desván (m.)

attic

33

agujero

hole

34

derribar

to topple

35

trampilla

trap door

36

hasta (3 answers)

until; as far as; to, up/down to

37

hacia

ir hacia las montañas
hacia las cinco

toward; near, around, about

to go towards the mountains
about or around five

38

desde (2 answers)

desde la cabeza hasta los pies
desde arriba
desde el lunes

from; since, from

from head to toe
from above
since Monday

39

umbral (m.)

threshold

40

llanura

plain, prairie

41

recocer

to overcook

42

arar

to plow

43

surcar

to plow, to groove, to score, to furrow

44

grietecilla

small fissure, crack, crevice

45

ni siquiera

not even

46

ya que

Ni siquiera la hierba era verde, ya que el sol había quemado las puntas de las briznas . . .

being that, as, since

Not even the grass was green, since (as) the sun had burned the tips of the blades [of grass] . . .

47

brizma

strand, thread, blade (of grass)

48

verse

to find oneself; to look, to appear; to see each other, to meet

49

agrietar

to crack

50

demás (adj.)
lo (la, los, las) demás (pronoun)

acabó las demás tareas
Pepe, Rosa, y los demás

remaining
the rest, everyone else, everything else

she finished the rest of the chores
Pepe, Rosa, and everybody else

51

cuando (conjunction)
cuando (preposition)
cuándo (adverb and conjunction)

cuando llegó
cuando lo dices
cuando la guerra
¿ cuando llegaró?

cuando: when; since, if (conjunction)
cuando: during, at the time of (preposition)
cuándo: when (adverb and conjunction)

when he arrived
if you say so
during the war
when will she arrive?

52

por lo que

. . . por lo que la niña viaje con los zapatos de plata . . .

so that

. . . so that the girl travels with her silver shoes . . .

53

explicar
explicarse

to explain
to explain oneself

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espantar
asustar

to scare