Silas Marner 4

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Silas Marner 4
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Spanish Vocabulary to study from reading Chapter 4 of Silas Marner in Spanish. Silas Marner was a free downloaded from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24823
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  1. fanfarrón
    • adjective1. boastful masculine or feminine
    • noun 2. braggart, show-off
  2. rocín
    • 1. nag
    • 1. Hack (caballo), jade working horse; a horse of little value. 2. A heavy, ignorant clown.
  3. bizquear
    to squint
  4. chalaneo
    • 1. horse-dealing (comercio); horse-trading (figurative)
    • Hard barganing, horse trading; trickery, deception.
  5. ileso, -a
    1. Unhurt, free from damage, harmless.Salió ileso del accidente -> he came out of the accident unharmedLos pasajeros resultaron ilesos -> the passengers were unhurt
  6. apear
    • pronomial verb
    • 1. (bajarse)apearse (de) -> to alight (from), to get off; (tren) to get out (of); (coche, autobús) to dismount (from) (caballo) 2. (informal)apearse de -> to give up (abandonar) (idea) apearse del burro (informal figurative) -> to back down
  7. imprecación
    1. Imprecation, curse. (f)
  8. enceguecer
    1. to blind
  9. temerariamente
    1. Rashly, hastily, inconsiderately.
  10. traílla
    • 1. Leash, lash (de perro), a cord or leather thong, by which a dog is led. (f)
    • 2. Pack-thread. (f)
    • 3. Instrument for levelling ground; a roadscraper. (f)
  11. contrariedad
    • feminine noun
    • 1. setback (dificultad)
    • 2. annoyance (disgusto)
    • 3. contrary o opposing nature (oposición)
  12. fusil
    • 1. Gun, rifle. (m)Fusil de juguete, toy gun.
    • Fusil ametrallador -> automatic rifle
    • Fusil de chispa -> flintlock
    • Fusil de repetición -> magazine rifle
  13. fogoso, -a
    • 1. passionate, intense (persona); spirited, lively (caballo)
    • 1. Fiery, vehement, ardent.
    • 2. Fervent, hot in temper, ardent in love, impetuous, lively, choleric.
  14. rezongar
    1. to grumble, to moan
  15. embarrado, -a
    muddy
  16. abatir
    • transitive verb1. to knock down (derribar) (muro); to shoot down (avión)2. to depress, to dishearten (desanimar)no te dejes abatir por tan poca cosa -> don't let something so trivial get you down
    • abatirse pronomial verb1. (caer)abatirse sobre algo/alguien -> to pounce on something/somebody 2. to become dejected o disheartened (desanimarse)
  17. proeza
    1. exploit, deed
  18. paliativo, -a
    • adjective1. palliative masculine
    • noun 2. excuse, mitigation (excusa)sin paliativos -> unmitigated 3. palliative (medicine)
  19. inusitada
    1. Unusual, not in use, not accustomed.
  20. bache
    • 1. pothole (en carretera)
    • 2. air pocket (en un vuelo)
    • 3. bad patch (dificultades)
  21. asediar
    • 1. to lay siege to (military); to pester, to badger (figurative)
    • 2. (fig.) To bother, to pester.
  22. cebo
    1. bait (también figurative)
  23. tienta
    • feminine noun
    • 1. trial (bullfighting) (of the bulls)a tientas
    • adverbial phrase1. blindly buscar algo a tientas (of the bulls) -> to grope about o around for something andar a tientas -> to grope along
  24. estrépito
    1. Noise, clamor, bustle, noisiness, racket, din (ruido fuerte); clatter, clash (ruido brusco). (m)
  25. pestillo
    1. bolt (cerrojo); latch (mecanismo, en verjas)correr o echar el pestillo -> to shoot the bolt
  26. apoderar
    • article & verb transitive1. To empower; to grant a power of attorney.
    • verb reflexive2. To possess oneself of a thing.3. To become powerful or strong. (Obsolete)
  27. aguijón
    • masculine noun
    • 1. sting (de insecto, escorpión)
    • 2. goad (vara afilada)
    • 3. spur, stimulus (estímulo)
  28. guarecer
    • transitive verb
    • 1. to protect, to shelter (de from) guarecerse
    • pronomial verb1. to shelter (de from)
    • 3. To take refuge, to escape from danger.

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