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Damasco

damask hanging

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damita

(dim. of dama) little lady, damsel

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danzón

m. (cuba) slow dance and its tune

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defunción

f. death

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dehesa

grassy

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delantal

m. apron

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delator

m. informer

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delgado

fine, slender, thin

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demediar

to share (even), help, to be half over

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demogréfico

demographic, civl

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denegar

to refuse

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dependencia

appurtenance

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deportivo

sports (adj.)

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derramar

to gush, pour

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derredor: en derredorde

around, about

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derretir

to melt, ebb

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derribar

to throw back, knock down, melt

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desabotonarse

to unbutton

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desabridamente

indifferently

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desabrochar

to unbutton

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desafío

defiance

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desafortunado

unfortunate

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desafuero

infraction

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desahucio

dispossession, eviction

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desalmado

soulless

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desalmado hombre

heartless wretch

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desamparar

to abandon, leave unsheltered, let go of

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desarrapado

ragged

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desastrado

ill-fated

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desatentamente

unconsideringly, injudiciously

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desatinar

to daze

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desbocado

mouthless, neckless, dashing headlong, runaway, wild

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desbordar

to overflow

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descalabrar

to break one's head, beat soundly, bruis

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descalbrarse

to crack or fracture one's skull, to be ruined (killed)

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descatado

showing little natural affection to whom it is due, mongrel (used in figurative sense)

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descifrar

to figure out, interpret

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descolgar

to unhook, take down

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desconfiar (de)

to distrust

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descorrer: descorrer el cerrojo

to unbolt, draw the bolt

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descortezar

to strip the bark of

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descoser

to rip open

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descuido

carelessness

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descoser

to rip open

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descuidarse

to be careless, be negligent, be off one's guard, to be at one's ease

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desdecir

to be unsuited, ill-suited, to give the lie to

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desdicha

misfortune, ill luck

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desdén

m. disdain

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desempeñar

to perform, fulfill

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desenvainado

unsheathed

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desenvoltura

impudence

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desesperado

frantic, desperate

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desfile

m. procession, parade

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desgarrado

torn (up)

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desherrar

to unshoe (horses, etc.)

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deshonesto

shameless, immodest, unchaste

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deshora: a deshora

in an unreasonable hour, suddenly, unexpectedly

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deslustrar

to dull

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desmandarse

to indulge oneself, commit an excess, be impertinent

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desmandarse

to indulge oneself, commit an excess, be impertinent

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desmayo

swoon, fainting spel

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desmontar

to dismount

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desnaturalizado

unnatural

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hijo desnaturalizado

you freak

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desnudo

bare, naked, undressed

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despacho

study

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despavorido

terrfied, in terror

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desplegarse

to deploy, spread out

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deslumbrar

to dazzle

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desenvoluntura

impudence

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desplomarse

to fall down, fall over

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desposados

m. pl. (married) pair, couple

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despreciar

to despise, hate

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desprecio

scorn, contempt

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desprender

to unfaster, loose

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despreocupación

f. indifference

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desprestigiar

to bring into disrepute, impair the reputation of

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desque

after when

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destacarse

to display boldly

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destrozar

to destroy

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desplomarse

to fall down, fall over

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disentir

to argue, dispute

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disensión

quarrel

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disculpar

to excuse, to have to excuse

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discantar

to descant, sing, comment

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discantar donaires

to crack joke

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dictaminar

to lay down the law

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diluir

to dillute, dissolve

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dicha

fortune, luck

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deuda

debt

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desventirse

to undress

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destino

job, appointment

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destacarse

to display boldy

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desterrar

to banish, exile

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disfrutar de

to enjoy

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disparar

to shoot, pelt, fire, throw

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dispuesto

arranged, ready

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disyuntiva

disjunctive proposition, either or

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doblar

to fold

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don

m. gift

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dormitar

to doze off

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dotado (de)

endowed (with)

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dote

m. dowry, talent

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dueño

master, owner, proprietor

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duro

dollar; hard, harsh

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dormitar

to doze off