Silas Marner 6

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Silas Marner 6
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Spanish Vocabulary to study from reading Chapter 5 of Silas Marner in Spanish. Silas Marner was a free downloaded from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24823
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  1. lánguido, -a
    adjective1. Languid, faint, weak, languishing, feeble.2. Dull, heartless.
  2. rayano
    • 1. Neighboring, contiguous.
    • also: rayano, -a en -> bordering on
  3. párpado
    eyelid
  4. funebre
    adjective1. Mournful, sad, lamentable.2. Funeral, funereal, mourning (sonido) 3. Funeral (pompa).
  5. desempeñar
    1. to carry out (función, misión); to hold (cargo, puesto)desempeña el cargo de tesorero -> he holds the post of treasurer 2. to play (papel)desempeñó en muchas ocasiones el papel de Drácula -> he played (the part of) Dracula many times
  6. afligente
    1. Distressing, upsetting.
  7. bocanada
    1. mouthful (de líquido); puff (de humo); gust (de viento)
  8. purgar
    To purge, to purify, to cleanse.
  9. circunstantes
    • noun, plural
    • 1. By standers, persons present. (m)
  10. testarudo, -a
    • adjective
    • 1. stubborn masculine or feminine
    • noun
    • 2. stubborn person
  11. sostener
    • 1. to support, to hold up (sujetar)
    • sostenme esto, por favor -> hold this for me, please
    • 2. to defend (defender) (idea, opinión, tesis); to stand by, to keep (promesa, palabra)
    • sostener que… -> to maintain that…
    • 3. to support (mantener, costear)
    • 4. to hold, to have (tener) (conversación) sostener correspondencia con alguien -> to correspond with somebody
    • 5. (aguantar) el corredor no podía sostener aquel ritmo de carrera -> the athlete couldn't keep up with the pace of the race era una situación imposible de sostener -> the situation was untenable
  12. paraje
    • noun
    • 1. Spot, place, residence. (m)
    • 2. Condition, disposition. (m)
  13. arrendar
    • 1. (law)
    • 2. to let, to lease (dar en arriendo)
    • 3. to rent, to lease (tomar en arriendo)se arrienda -> for o to rent (en letrero) (Am)
  14. chantre
    1. Precentor, a dignified canon of a cathedral church. (m)
  15. facción
    Facciones -> features; the lineaments, cast or form of the face
  16. suplente
    • adjective1. stand-in profesor suplente -> supply teacher (British), substitute teacher (United States) masculine or feminine
    • noun2. substitute, stand-in (sustituto); understudy (Teatro); substitute (sport)
  17. urbanidad
    1. Urbanity, civility, politeness, courteousness, gentleness, complaisance. (f)
  18. carretonero
    1. Driver of the carretón; drayman, truckman. (m)
  19. alondra
    2. Orn.) A lark (pájaro).
  20. zueco
    noun1. A wooden shoe. (m)2. A sort of shoe with a wooden or cork sole. (m)3. Clog, galosh or galoche. (m)4. Lady’s clipper. (Botany) (m)5. A plain, simple style. (Poetry) (m)
  21. epigrama
    • 1. Epigram. (m & f)
    • any witty, ingenious, or pointed saying tersely expressed.
  22. bofe
    1. Lung, lights. (m)Echar el bofe or los bofes -> to strain one's lungs; to puff and pant; to labor very closely; to be very anxious
  23. ternera
    1. Calf; veal; heifer.
  24. aprisco
    • 1. fold, pen
    • 1. Sheep-fold. (m)
  25. aplazar
    • 1. to postpone
    • 2. to fail (en examen)
  26. levita
    1. frock coat, Prince Albert coat. (f)
  27. faldón
    • 1. tail (de ropa); folds (de cortina, mesa camilla)
    • 2. gable (de tejado)
  28. pretender
    • 1. (intentar) pretender hacer algo -> to try to do something 2. (aspirar a) pretender hacer algo -> to aspire o want to do something pretender que alguien haga algo -> to want somebody to do something ¿qué pretendes decir? -> what do you mean? 3. to claim (afirmar)
    • 4. to apply for (solicitar) 5. to court
    • (cortejar)
  29. tenacilla
    1. Small tongs.
  30. trance
    • masculine noun1. difficult situation (situación crítica)pasar por un mal trance -> to go through a bad patch
    • a todo trance -> at all costs
    • 2. trance (estado hipnótico)estar en trance -> to be in a trance
  31. chasquear
    • transitive verb1. to crack (látigo)
    • 2. to click (lengua)
    • 3. to play a trick on (engañar)
    • intransitive verb
    • 4. to crack (madera)
  32. piafar
    1. To paw, to stump (caballos). (n)
  33. gozquejo
    1. A small cur-dog. (m)

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