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El Heroe Discreto
Mario Vargas Llosa
26
Language - Spanish
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12/16/2021

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Term
vereda
Definition
path, lane

sidewalk
Term
rendija
Definition
crack, slit
Term
percance
Definition
mishap. setback, hitch
Term
encarecer
Definition
raise the price of

urge, exhort, contend

stress
Term
arrugar
Definition
crumple, wrinkle, crease
Term
Nunca te dejes pisotear por nadie.
Definition
Never get trampled on by anyone.
Term
percha
Definition
hanger, coat hanger
Term
pulpero
Definition
store keeper, grocer
Term
finado
Definition
deceased (adj.)
Term
dignar
Definition
deign, to lower yourself to
Term
regordeta
Definition
plump
Term
papada
Definition
double chin, jowls
Term
cupo
Definition
percentage, portion

quota

cut (as in a shakedown)
Term
cojudez
Definition
nonsense, a stupidity
Term
a lo mejor
Definition
perhaps, maybe

might, may
Term
dar un respingo
Definition
give a start
Term
camal
Definition
a horse halter

slaughterhouse (BO, EC, PE)
Term
Le harĂ­a bien charlar con ella.
Definition
It would do him good to chat with her.
Term
a la altura de
Definition
in

at
Term
amiguero
Definition
friendly, sociable, makes friends easily
Term
cachivache
Definition
junk, crap, trash
Term
anacoreta
Definition
hermit
Term
tolva
Definition
hopper

dump body (part of a truck)
Term
yeso
Definition
plaster
Term
embestir
Definition
to charge, or rush, at...

charge, ram

go after, chase, hound
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embargar
Definition
seize, confiscate, garnish

overwhelm (emotionally), to be overcome
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