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biología

biology

2

septiembre

September

3

calculadora

calculator

4

organización

organization

5

matemáticas

mathematics

6

geología

geology

7

noviembre

November

8

contradicción

contradiction

9

argumento

legal or intellectual argument
AND
plot of a story

10

collar

collar of a shirt
AND
necklace

11

gracia

grace
AND
joke or funny remark

12

humano

human
AND
humane

13

apertura

aperture
AND
inauguration of a formal event

14

concentración

concentration
AND
mass meeting or rally

15

humor

humor
AND
mood

16

cometa

comet
AND
kite

17

grosería

crude act
NOT
grocery

18

lectura

reading
NOT
lecture

19

pretender

to claim
NOT
to pretend

20

sensible

sensitive
NOT
sensible

21

fábrica

factory
NOT
fabric

22

carpeta

document file
NOT
carpet

23

ropa

clothes
NOT
rope

24

éxito

success
NOT
exit

25

tiempo

time
AND
weather

26

sueño

sleep
AND
dream

27

piel

skin
AND
hide
AND
fur

28

cuenta

calculation/sum
AND
a count (of something)
AND
a bill (like in a restaurant)
AND
an account (economically)

29

carne de gallina

idiom:
"goosebumps"

30

cuanto antes

idiom:
"as soon as possible"