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Lead
Simple Past: Led
Past Participle: Led

v. conduct or escort, to guide in direction, couse, action, opinion, etc.; to influence head, comand
n. chemistry: element plomo, pencil: graphite (mina, grafito)
adj. Principal, first, in front of others

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Likelihood
(noun)
adv. In all likelihood

n. probability (probabilidad)
adv. very probably (con toda probabilidad)

3

Sewn
(v)
Simple Past: Sewed
Past Participle: Sewn

Coser

4

Lacking
(n)
Lack
n

without, not having, deficient (poso/a, insuficiente, deficiente)
Lack (n)= shortage, scarcity
Lack (v) = Does not have (carecer)

5

negligible
adj

insignificant (insignificante, desdenable, nimi/a)

6

Dig
Presente Participle: Digging

Excavation

7

Negligence, malpractice

Lack of due care

8

Resemble (v)

To be like o similar to (parecerse)

9

ceiling (n)

The overhead inside surface of a room
An upper limit on an amount, as the amount of money that can be spent
(techo, tope)

10

give away ( phrasal verb)

make a gift (donar)

11

heal (v)

To (cause to) become healthy or well again.
To repair or take care of

12

striking (adj)

Obviously attractive or impressive, noticiable; conspicuous.
Synonyms: remarkable; noteworthy

13

Spot (n)

a mark made by something unwanted, such as dirt.
a small blemich or other mark on the skim.
something that harms one's character o reputation.
a place
Position

14

Stripe (n)

a narrow band differing in color, material, or texture from the background parts.

15

last (v)

Durar, persistir, sobrevivir (survive)

16

complain (v)

be critical, express unhappiness (quejarse), find fault (culpa, desperfecto)

17

Rough (adj)
Roughly (adv)

Áspero, rugoso, dificultoso, agreste, hostil, brusco.
Aproximadamente, bruscamente..

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advent (n)

llegada

19

advance (v) (adj)

avanzar
To move, to sento, to bring forward

20

logging

explotación forestal

21

run out

quedarse sin,

22

pledge

promesa, compromiso, garantía (n)
pledge {sth} to -> prometer algo a
pledge that -> prometer que
pledge to do {sth} -> prometer hacer algo, dar la palabra de hacer algo

23

Handouts

Donativos, limosna.

24

Nevertheless

However, even so (aun así)

25

Curtail

cut short