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1

despejado/a

clear

2

arrebato

fit, outburst

3

brincar

to jump around, to leap about

4

le pregunté que qué le pasaba

I asked him what was wrong/happening.

5

centellear

to twinkle

6

ademán (m)

ademanes (m)

gesture

manners

7

ansia (f)

apprehensiveness, excitement

8

criado/a

servant

9

sino (conj.)

No será hoy sino mañana.

rather

It won't be today rather tomorrow.

10

osado/a

bold, daring

11

centenar (m. noun)

hundred

12

soler

to be in the habit of, to be used to, to be in the custom of

13

recelo

suspicion, mistrust

14

al cabo

Al cabo de varios diás . . .

at the end, in the end, after

After several days passed . . .

15

sondear

to sound, to probe

16

hallarse

to be situated, to find oneself

17

tras (prep.)

. . . y tras haberla vaciado de agua . . .

after, behind (syn. detrás, después)

. . . and after having drained it of water . . .

18

hunido/a

sunken

19

meter

to put, to shut, to fit/squeeze, to place (in a job), to involve, to make to cause, to spread (a rumor), to strike (a blow) to score (a goal) to take up/to take in (clothing)

20

maniobrar

to maneuver

21

ligereza

lightness, quickness, agility

22

alelado/a

bewildered, stupefied

23

al parecer (o aparentemente)

apparently

24

resquebrajar

to split, to crack

25

a su vez (lit. "at its time")

in turn, at the same time

26

aclarar (o clarificar)

to clarify

27

caber

to fit, to go, to be possible

28

destrales (f)

hatchet

29

precipitar

to precipitate, to hasten, to speed up

30

precipitarse

to rush