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Flashcards in Telenovela vocab Deck (57):
1

apuntar con pistola

point a gun at

2

apapachos (Mexico)

hugs
cuddles

3

atreverse

to dare
to be insolent/cheeky/sassy

4

hundir

to beat
to defeat
to destroy
to ruin

5

ahogar

to choke
to strangle

6

pedazo

piece
chunk
bit

7

limosna

alms (charity)
handouts

8

durazo

peach

9

casilla

box

10

sed

thirst

11

fallar

to fail
to disappoint
to let down

12

bordadora

needlewoman
sewer (feminine)

13

pesadilla

nightmare

14

hueco

empty
gap
space
opening

15

techo

roof
(implied:) house

16

todavía

still
yet
even so

17

despedir

to release
to say goodbye
to fire

18

caber

to fit

19

encima

on
on top of

20

ausente

absent
daydreaming
distracted

21

colgar

to hang

22

ratonera

mouse trap

23

raton

mouse

24

estómago

stomach

25

humo

smoke

26

necio

stupid

27

neciamente

stupidly
foolishly

28

hilar

to spin

29

atreverse

to dare

30

borrar

to erase

31

un demonio

devil
demon

32

tragar

to swallow

33

¡Caramba!

Wow!

34

el difunto

the deceased (person)

35

el partido

(political) party

36

el terrento

plot of land

37

¡Caray!

darn it!

38

colmo

overflowing
brim

39

colmar

to fulfill
to satisfy

40

siquiera

at least
not even

41

canallada

nasty remark

42

hartar

to annoy
to irritate

43

caprichoso

capricious
whimsical

44

ternura

tenderness

45

despecho

spite(fulness)

46

vínculo

bond
tie
link

47

pretendiente

candidate

48

cabecitas

heads [familiar]

49

recaudar

take in money
collect taxes

50

quemar

to burn

51

platicar

to talk
to chat

52

payaso

clown

53

desahogar

to vent

54

burbuja

bubble

55

capricho

craving

56

ubicar

to put

57

agotado

exhausted
worn out