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quebrar

to break

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quebrr un ojo

to put out an eye

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quehacer

m. occupation, business, work, task

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quejarse

to complain, grumble

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quejumbroso: de quejumbroso timbre

plaintive-toned, complaining

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querella

dispute

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quinta

class (i.e., group conscripted at same time), villa, farm

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rabia

anger, rage

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rabiar

to rage, rave

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rabillo

(dim of rabo) corner

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con el rabillo del ojo

out of the corner of one's eye

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rabito

stem, tail

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racimo

bunch (of grapes)

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radicar

to have one's roots originate

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radioso

radiant

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raíz

f. root

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rajar

to split, to rend

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rallador

m. grater

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rancho

grub, food, hut, ranch house

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rape: al rape

cropped

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tener el pelo cortado al rape

to have cropped hair

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rasar

to graze, skim, touch lightly

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rascarse

to scrath

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rascuñado

scratched, lacerated

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rasgar

to tear, tear up, pierce

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raso

satin

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rastro

trace, bestige, sign

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rata

rat

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ratón

rat, mouse

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raya

stripe

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a rayas

striped, border, line

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rayar

to draw lines on, stripe streak, appear

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reanudar

to resumer

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rebanada

slice of bread

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rebosar

to overflow

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rebozado

veiled

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rebullir

to swarm

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recado

message, errand

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recato

caution

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recaudador

m. tax-collector

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recelarse

to fear, be very much afraid

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recelo

dread, fear, suspicion, mistrust

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recio

strong, hard, vigorous, loud

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recluta

m. recruit

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recobrar (el sentido)

to regain (consciousness)

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recorrer

to travel through

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recortar

to cut away, trim, dip

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recortarse

to show up in outline

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recurso

recourse, resource; pl. resources,means of subsistence, choice

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redondel

m. circle, circular

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reemplazar

to replace, substitue for

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referir

to relate, narrate, tell

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referirse

to refer

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regañadientes: a regañadeintes

grudgingly

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regidor

alderman, town councilman

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regirse

to govern oneself, obey

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reguero

trickle, drip, streak

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rehacer

to remake, repair, replenish

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rehacer la chaza

to replay a point in pelota

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rehacerse

to regain one's strength

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reinar

to reign

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reja

grating, grille

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relación

f. account, information

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relámpago

(flash of) lightning

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relevo

relief (mil.)

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relinchar

to neigh

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rellenar

to fill out

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rellenar sus boletos

to place his bets again

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remar

to row, paddle

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rematar

to end, complete, finish, finish off, block up

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rememorar

to remember

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reminedo

patch, repair, mending piece

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remo

oar, leg

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remordimiento

remorse

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remusgar: remusgar la vista

to shield one's eyes from the sun

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rencorosco

angry-looking, ghastly

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reo

criminal

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repartir

to distribute, dish out

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repelar

to pull the hair

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reponer

to replace, reinstate, answer, reply

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reponerse

to recuperate

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reposado

calm, tranquil

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reprender

to scold, upbraid, reprehend

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represa: hacer represa

to halt

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reprimir

to repress

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repugnar

to hate

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aVd. le repuga eso

you hate that, you find that distasteful

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requirido

desired

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resbalar

to slip

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reseco

hardened, very dry

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resguardar

to protect, shelter

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resplandor

m. light, radiance, brilliancy, glare

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retirada

retreat

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retozo

prank

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retozo de risa

giggle, titter

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retratar

to portray, photograph

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rezar

to pray

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ribera

river, bank

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ribera de

on the bank of

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riego

watering

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riego de piedad

rain of pity

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riña

quarrel

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risueño

smiling, cheerful

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rizado

curly

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roano

sorrel, roan

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robador

m. abductor, the one who had deprived her (of her honor)

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robo

theft

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rocío

dew

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rodar

to roll

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rodear

to surround

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rodilla

knee

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de rodillas

on one's knees

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rodillazo

kick with the knee

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roer

to gnaw

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rollo

roll, pad

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rón

m. rum

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ronco

hoarse

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ronroneo

purring

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rozar

to gaze

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rubio

yellowish, tan, blond, light

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rubricar

to mark, write one's name

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rugido

roar

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ruin

degrading, desolate, vile, wretched, ruinous

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rumbo

destination

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sin rumbo fijo

aimlessly