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trágico (adj)

tragic

2

imprimir (v)

to print

3

camión (nm)

truck, van, tanker

4

olvido (nm)

forgetfulness, omission

5

estrategia (nf)

strategy

6

muchacha (nf)

girl

7

conversar (v)

to converse, talk

8

propaganda (nf)

advertising, propaganda

9

lamentar (v)

to regret

10

misa (nf)

(religious) mass

11

alzar (v)

to lift, raise

12

inicio (nm)

beginning, start

13

fútbol (nm)

soccer

14

esfera (nf)

sphere, globe

15

iluminar (v)

to illuminate, light up

16

arquitectura (nf)

architecture

17

especialidad (nf)

specialty, specialized field

18

músico (nm/f)

musician

19

relativamente (adv)

relatively

20

eh (interj)

eh

21

eje (nm)

axis, shaft, crux

22

guiar (v)

to guide, lead, steer

23

efectuar (v)

to carry out, cause to happen

24

abandono (nm)

abandonment, desertion

25

museo (nm)

museum

26

propietario (nm)

owner

27

trozo (nm)

piece, chunk

28

riguroso (adj)

rigorous, severe

29

armonía (nf)

harmony

30

pacto (nm)

pact, agreement

31

calentar (v)

to warm, heat

32

atento (adj)

attentive, polite

33

selección (nf)

selection, choice

34

proseguir (v)

to continue, carry on

35

incómodo (adj)

uncomfortable

36

protagonista (nc)

protagonist, main character

37

ferrocarril (nm)

railway

38

inocente (adj)

innocent, naïve

39

fatal (adj)

fateful, deadly, awful

40

intimidad (nf)

private life, intimacy

41

enfrente (adv)

in front (of)

42

nave (nf)

spacecraft, ship

43

oración (nf)

prayer

44

cansancio (nm)

tiredness, weariness

45

noble (adj)

noble

46

escondido (adj)

hidden

47

tejido (nm)

fabric, tissue

48

trampa (nf)

trick, trap; hacer trampa: to cheat

49

hondo (adj)

deep

50

descripción (nf)

description

51

pecado (nm)

sin

52

cansar (v)

to tire, annoy

53

divertido (adj)

funny, amusing

54

injusticia (nf)

injustice

55

heredar (v)

to inherit

56

librar (v)

to liberate, set free

57

adiós (nm)

goodbye

58

brillar (v)

to shine, twinkle, be outstanding

59

rescatar (v)

to rescue, save

60

tabaco (nm)

tobacco, cigarette, cigar

61

juvenil (adj)

young, juvenile

62

ausente (adj)

absent

63

suceso (nm)

event, incident

64

extrañar (v)

to miss, long for

65

asustar (v)

to frighten, scare

66

mediado (adj)

mid, middle

67

antecedente (nm)

antecedent

68

barrera (nf)

barrier, obstacle

69

estético (adj)

esthetic

70

anotar (v)

to annotate, jot, note

71

tribunal (nm)

court

72

bravo (adj)

fierce, angry

73

invasión (nf)

invasion

74

septiembre (nm)

September

75

dependencia (nf)

dependence, dependency

76

democracia (nf)

democracy

77

sutil (adj)

subtle

78

maduro (adj)

mature, ripe

79

mezclado (adj)

mixed

80

remontar (v)

to go back to (time)

81

limitación (nf)

limitation

82

lindo (adj)

pretty, nice, lovely

83

invitado (nm)

guest

84

pescado (nm)

fish

85

continuamente (adv)

continuously

86

obvio (adj)

obvious

87

estrictamente (adv)

strictly

88

obstáculo (nm)

obstacle

89

aspiración (nf)

ambition, aspiration

90

simpático (adj)

nice, likeable, friendly

91

corredor (nm/f)

broker, corridor, runner

92

exquisito (adj)

exquisite, superb

93

resumen (nm)

summary

94

basura (nf)

garbage, rubbish

95

escalera (nf)

stairs, ladder

96

gravedad (nf)

seriousness, gravity

97

fundamento (nm)

foundation, ground

98

sustancia (nf)

substance, essence

99

convocar (v)

to convene, summon

100

harto (adj)

fed up with

101

derrota (nf)

defeat, loss

102

sospecha (nf)

suspicion

103

exagerado (adj)

exaggerated

104

huelga (nf)

strike, protest

105

abuso (nm)

abuse, misuse

106

jueves (nm)

Thursday

107

arreglo (nm)

arrangement

108

sal (nf)

salt

109

dosis (nf)

dose

110

acento (nm)

accent, stress

111

aviso (nm)

warning

112

lazo (nm)

bow, knot, tie, lasso

113

conservador (adj)

conservative

114

entorno (nm)

environment, surroundings

115

nieto (nm)

grandchild

116

príncipe (nm)

prince

117

imprescindible (adj)

essential, indispensable

118

mediodía (nm)

noon, midday

119

gota (nf)

drop

120

cajón (nm)

drawer

121

generalizar (v)

to generalize, popularize

122

señorita (nf)

young woman

123

preferencia (nf)

preference

124

habitar (v)

to inhabit

125

pozo (nm)

well, shaft

126

rumor (nm)

rumor, murmur

127

armar (v)

to arm, put together

128

concurso (nm)

competition, gathering

129

tesoro (nm)

treasure, thesaurus

130

presupuesto (nm)

budget

131

rural (adj)

rural, country

132

vigilancia (nf)

surveillance, vigilance

133

supremo (adj)

supreme

134

confuso (adj)

confused, mixed up

135

presa (nf)

dam, prisoner (f)

136

estómago (nm)

stomach

137

anular (v)

to annul, cancel

138

decisivo (adj)

decisive, conclusive

139

bola (nf)

ball, sphere

140

determinación (nf)

determination

141

reforma (nf)

reform, improvement

142

bruto (adj)

brutal, coarse, clumsy

143

verso (nm)

verse, poem

144

requisito (nm)

prerequisite, requirement

145

adolescente (nc)

adolescent

146

sentimental (adj)

sentimental

147

herido (adj)

wounded, injured

148

kilo (nm)

kilogram

149

alargar (v)

to enlarge, elongate

150

conquista (nf)

conquest

151

luminoso (adj)

bright, luminous

152

particularmente (adv)

particularly, personally

153

filósofo (nm)

philosopher

154

genio (nm)

genius, disposition

155

sucesión (nf)

succession, series

156

componente (nm)

component, ingredient

157

transparente (adj)

transparent, clear

158

sufrimiento (nm)

suffering

159

aparente (adj)

apparent

160

entidad (nf)

entity

161

saludo (nm)

greeting

162

estimular (v)

to stimulate, encourage

163

certeza (nf)

certainty

164

depósito (nm)

deposit, sediment

165

húmedo (adj)

humid, damp

166

pasillo (nm)

hall, corridor

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pisar (v)

to step on

168

solidaridad (nf)

solidarity, togetherness

169

papa (nmf)

Pope (m), potato (f)

170

geografía (nf)

geography

171

leve (adj)

slight, trifling, light

172

juguete (nm)

toy

173

violar (v)

to violate, trespass, rape

174

chiste (nm)

joke, funny story

175

aprendizaje (nm)

learning, apprenticeship

176

esposo (nm)

husband, spouse

177

boda (nf)

marriage, wedding

178

realista (adj)

realistic

179

fresco (nm)

freshness, coolness

180

lago (nm)

lake

181

enriquecer (v)

to enrich

182

prestado (adj)

borrowed, lent

183

orientación (nf)

orientation, direction

184

madurez (nf)

maturity, ripeness

185

adulto (adj)

adult, grown-up

186

municipal (adj)

municipal, town

187

demostración (nf)

demonstration

188

fundamentalmente (adv)

fundamentally, basically

189

alegrar (v)

to be/make happy

190

transportar (v)

to transport, carry

191

cumplimiento (nm)

fulfillment, compliment

192

respaldo (nm)

support, backing, back

193

superficial (adj)

superficial

194

dieciocho (num)

eighteen

195

incendio (nm)

fire, conflagration

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dorado (adj)

golden, gold-plated

197

triunfar (v)

to triumph

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joya (nf)

jewel, treasure

199

favorito (adj)

favorite

200

cementerio (nm)

cemetery, graveyard

201

escolar (adj)

school, scholastic

202

publicación (nf)

publication

203

variación (nf)

variation

204

cálido (adj)

warm

205

inconsciente (adj)

unconscious, thoughtless

206

promoción (nf)

promotion

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enseguida (adv)

immediately, at once

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mágico (adj)

magic, magical

209

sentencia (nf)

(legal) sentence, judgment

210

amargo (adj)

bitter, sour, painful

211

resolución (nf)

resolution

212

afortunadamente (adv)

luckily, fortunately

213

coincidencia (nf)

coincidence

214

estímulo (nm)

stimulus, encouragement

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acoger (v)

to welcome, accept

216

filosófico (adj)

philosophical

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sembrar (v)

to sow, plant

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acentuar (v)

to accent, stress

219

anteriormente (adv)

previously

220

marino (adj)

marine, naval

221

barra (nf)

bar, rod, rail

222

entretener (v)

to entertain, amuse

223

desviar (v)

to deviate, divert, change

224

retroceder (v)

to go back

225

culto (adj)

cultured, educated

226

novia (nf)

girlfriend, bride

227

piano (nm)

piano

228

pretensión (nf)

pretension, claim

229

habla (nf)

(el) speech, talking

230

novio (nm)

boyfriend, groom

231

sonreír (v)

to smile

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espectador (nm)

spectator, onlooker

233

relatar (v)

to tell, narrate

234

pensado (adj)

thought-out, designed

235

bota (nf)

boot, wineskin

236

oh (interj)

oh

237

pretexto (nm)

pretext, excuse

238

horrible (adj)

horrible

239

fiebre (nf)

fever, excitement

240

difundir (v)

to spread (out)

241

lucir (v)

to show (off), shine

242

síntesis (nf)

synthesis

243

este (n)

East

244

nervio (nm)

nerve

245

científico (nm/f)

scientist

246

peculiar (adj)

peculiar

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ejemplar (adj)

exemplary, model

248

grano (nm)

grain, kernel

249

recientemente (adv)

recently

250

reservar (v)

to reserve, book

251

asistencia (nf)

attendance, assistance

252

sacrificar (v)

to sacrifice

253

puramente (adv)

purely, simply

254

sonrisa (nf)

smile

255

exagerar (v)

to exaggerate

256

león (nm)

lion

257

bárbaro (adj)

savage, horrible

258

aceptación (nf)

acceptance, approval

259

labio (nm)

lip

260

visitante (nc)

visitor

261

autónomo (adj)

autonomous

262

sonoro (adj)

loud, resounding

263

traslado (nm)

transfer

264

residir (v)

to reside, live (in)

265

tentación (nf)

temptation

266

porvenir (nm)

future, time to come

267

promover (v)

to promote

268

atracción (nf)

attraction

269

jurídico (adj)

legal, juridical

270

reparar (v)

to repair, restore

271

ilustre (adj)

renowned, illustrious

272

corona (nf)

crown

273

administrar (v)

to administer, manage

274

docena (nf)

dozen

275

ahorrar (v)

to save (money, time)

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perfección (nf)

perfection

277

humedad (nf)

humidity

278

cosecha (nf)

harvest, crop

279

enterrar (v)

to bury

280

desesperación (nf)

desperation, exasperation

281

curva (nf)

curve

282

contraer (v)

to contract, shrink, abbreviate

283

blando (adj)

soft, limp, gentle

284

estable (adj)

stable, steady

285

ciertamente (adv)

certainly, indeed

286

dormido (adj)

asleep, sleeping

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amo (nm)

master, boss (m)

288

reflexionar (v)

to reflect, consider on

289

humo (nm)

smoke

290

realización (nf)

fulfillment, realization

291

cuartel (nm)

quarters, barracks

292

tránsito (nm)

traffic, transit

293

dieciséis (num)

sixteen

294

énfasis (nm)

emphasis

295

tímido (adj)

timid, shy, half-hearted

296

empresario (nm)

manager, entrepreneur

297

tuyo (pron)

yours (sg/+fam)

298

saco (nm)

sack, bag, plunder

299

vasto (adj)

vast, immense, huge

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cruz (nf)

cross, burden

301

frustrado (adj)

frustrated

302

pausa (nf)

pause

303

comprometido (adj)

committed, engaged

304

libremente (adv)

freely

305

vicio (nm)

vice, bad habit, defect

306

impuesto (nm)

tax

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consiguiente (adj)

consequent; por consiguiente: consequently

308

arquitecto (nm/f)

architect

309

cruce (nm)

crossing, intersection

310

centrar (v)

to center, focus, base (on)

311

convivencia (nf)

coexistence, living together

312

cable (nm)

cable, wiring

313

aburrido (adj)

boring, bored

314

bondad (nf)

goodness, kindness

315

experimento (nm)

experiment

316

recto (adj)

right, straight, honest

317

crónica (nf)

account, chronicle

318

seguida (adv)

en seguida: right away, at once

319

originar (v)

to give rise (to), cause

320

socialista (adj)

socialist

321

ahogar (v)

to drown, choke, flood

322

espléndido (adj)

splendid, generous

323

esforzar (v)

to make an effort, exert oneself

324

dictadura (nf)

dictatorship

325

eficacia (nf)

efficiency, effectiveness

326

detectar (v)

to detect

327

vapor (nm)

vapor, steam

328

bebida (nf)

drink, beverage

329

autorizar (v)

to authorize, legalize

330

charla (nf)

talk, chat

331

gestión (nf)

management, step, negotiation

332

afrontar (v)

to face, confront

333

existente (adj)

existing

334

cartera (nf)

wallet, satchel

335

inclinado (adj)

inclined, slanting

336

restar (v)

to subtract, minimize

337

circulación (nf)

circulation, traffic

338

denuncia (nf)

accusation

339

concretar (v)

to materialize, fulfill

340

picar (v)

to bite, sting, itch

341

tormenta (nf)

storm

342

metálico (adj)

metallic

343

foco (nm)

focus

344

residencia (nf)

residence

345

espectacular (adj)

spectacular

346

jurar (v)

to swear, take an oath

347

rezar (v)

to pray, recite

348

cuero (nm)

leather, skin

349

misterioso (adj)

mysterious

350

hierba (nf)

herb, grass, weed

351

obrero (adj)

working class

352

administrativo (adj)

administrative

353

manzana (nf)

apple, (city) block

354

singular (adj)

single, singular

355

pedazo (nm)

piece, bit

356

sabiduría (nf)

wisdom, knowledge

357

inducir (v)

to lead to

358

cigarrillo (nm)

cigarette

359

encantar (v)

to be very pleasing to

360

crudo (adj)

raw, crude, natural

361

agotado (adj)

tired, used up, sold out

362

deportivo (adj)

sports, sporty

363

magnitud (nf)

magnitude, extent

364

químico (adj)

chemical

365

botón (nm)

button

366

teórico (adj)

theoretical

367

igualdad (nf)

equality

368

privar (v)

to deprive (of)

369

deducir (v)

to deduce, infer

370

redactar (v)

to edit, write, compose

371

noción (nf)

notion, idea

372

planear (v)

to plan

373

abrazar (v)

to hug, embrace

374

tolerar (v)

to tolerate, put up with

375

semilla (nf)

seed

376

avenida (nf)

avenue

377

descartar (v)

to discard, reject, rule out

378

diablo (nm)

devil

379

sujetar (v)

to fasten, attach, hold

380

hueco (nm)

hole, cavity

381

colaborador (nm)

collaborator

382

capricho (nm)

caprice, whim

383

ciudadano (adj)

community, citizen

384

prudente (adj)

sensible, prudent

385

guitarra (nf)

guitar

386

agencia (nf)

agency, branch

387

rabia (nf)

rage

388

telefónico (adj)

telephone

389

monumento (nm)

monument

390

racional (adj)

rational

391

previamente (adv)

previously

392

trazar (v)

to draw, trace

393

correspondencia (nf)

correspondence, connection

394

barro (nm)

clay, mud

395

fuga (nf)

flight, escape

396

presionar (v)

to press, pressure

397

identificación (nf)

identification

398

contexto (nm)

context

399

sombrero (nm)

hat, sombrero

400

reiterar (v)

to reiterate, repeat

401

ayudante (nc)

helper, assistant

402

indiferente (adj)

indifferent

403

maniobra (nf)

maneuver, operation

404

inesperado (adj)

unexpected, unforeseen

405

distraer (v)

to distract

406

prejuicio (nm)

prejudice

407

tropezar (v)

to trip, stumble

408

recomendación (nf)

recommendation

409

francamente (adv)

frankly, openly

410

diseñar (v)

to design, develop

411

proveer (v)

to provide

412

seleccionar (v)

to select

413

convivir (v)

to coexist

414

instinto (nm)

instinct

415

sincero (adj)

sincere

416

progresar (v)

to progress

417

ideológico (adj)

ideological

418

precaución (nf)

caution, forethought

419

robo (nm)

theft, robbery

420

cabello (nm)

hair

421

utilidad (nf)

usefulness, utility

422

queja (nf)

complaint

423

abundar (v)

to be plentiful

424

celo (nm)

jealousy, zeal

425

publicidad (nf)

advertising, publicity

426

ligado (adj)

linked, joined

427

índole (nf)

nature, temperament

428

asimilar (v)

to assimilate

429

prolongado (adj)

prolonged, lengthy

430

choque (nm)

crash, collision

431

tecnología (nf)

technology

432

tubo (nm)

tube, pipe

433

sordo (adj)

deaf, dull

434

admirable (adj)

admirable

435

mercancía (nf)

goods, merchandise

436

tronco (nm)

trunk, torso

437

culto (nm)

worship, cult

438

palma (nf)

palm tree, palm

439

prenda (nf)

piece of clothing

440

coro (nm)

choir, chorus

441

tejer (v)

to sew, weave

442

túnel (nm)

tunnel

443

cercanía (nf)

nearness, proximity

444

proclamar (v)

to proclaim

445

cuchillo (nm)

knife

446

desprecio (nm)

contempt, disdain

447

plástico (nm)

plastic

448

complejo (nm)

complex

449

plantar (v)

to plant

450

naranja (nf)

orange (fruit)

451

derrotar (v)

to defeat, beat

452

frenar (v)

to brake, restrain

453

voluntario (adj)

voluntary, volunteer

454

adivinar (v)

to guess, solve

455

cuota (nf)

quota, share, dues

456

mosca (nf)

fly (insect)

457

judicial (adj)

judicial

458

pescar (v)

to fish

459

doctrina (nf)

doctrine, teachings

460

reservado (adj)

reserved, booked

461

laguna (nf)

lagoon

462

distinción (nf)

distinction

463

tribu (nf)

tribe

464

refugio (nm)

shelter, refuge

465

tragar (v)

to swallow

466

legítimo (adj)

legitimate

467

flotar (v)

to float, flutter

468

convencional (adj)

conventional

469

sacudir (v)

to shake, jolt

470

gigantesco (adj)

giant, gigantic

471

cena (nf)

dinner

472

incertidumbre (nf)

uncertainty

473

tierno (adj)

tender, soft

474

ligeramente (adv)

slightly, lightly

475

aéreo (adj)

aerial, air

476

suprimir (v)

to suppress, delete

477

ahorro (nm)

saving, thrift

478

sobrar (v)

to be too much, left over

479

brotar (v)

to sprout

480

prisión (nf)

prison, imprisonment

481

investigador (nm/f)

researcher, investigator

482

técnico (nm/f)

technician

483

paraíso (nm)

paradise

484

automático (adj)

automatic

485

postre (nmf)

dessert; a la postre: in the end

486

inquieto (adj)

restless, anxious

487

helado (adj)

iced, freezing, icy

488

plástico (adj)

plastic

489

alimentación (nf)

feeding, food

490

miel (nf)

honey

491

vulgar (adj)

vulgar, common, banal

492

desafío (nm)

challenge, provocation

493

aeropuerto (nm)

airport

494

valorar (v)

to value

495

diferenciar (v)

to differentiate, distinguish

496

abrigo (nm)

overcoat, shelter

497

hábil (adj)

skillful, clever

498

veinticuatro (num)

twenty-four

499

sello (nm)

stamp, seal

500

campana (nf)

bell