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en el acto

straight away

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adivinar

to guess

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adquirir (adquiero)

to acquire

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agrícola

agricultural

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el alcalde

mayor

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alimentar

to feed

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apreciar

to appreciate

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el asesinato

murder

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ateo

atheistic

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el ático

attic

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burgués

middle class

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la burguesía

middle classes

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el/la campesino/a

peasant

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la clase media

middle class

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cobrar importancia

to increase in importance

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coger (cojo)

to catch

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correr el peligro

to run the risk

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el cuartel

barracks

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curtido

experienced, tough

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darse (me doy) cuenta

to realise

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de hecho

in fact

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denunciar

to report, turn in

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desaparecer (desaparezco)

to disappear

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desertar

to desert

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detallado

detailed

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disfrutar

to enjoy

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el ejército

army

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encaminarse

to head towards

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el enfrentamiento

confrontation

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la época

period, era

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esconder

to hide

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la esperanza

hope

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estallar

to break out (war)

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la etapa

period of time

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forzar (fuerzo)

to force

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fusilar

to shoot

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el giro

turn, shift

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el gobierno

government

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el golpe de estado

military coup

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la interferencia

meddling, interference

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llevar a cabo

to carry out

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luchar

to fight

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marcharse

to go away

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el permiso

leave, permission

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la prometida

fiancée

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quitarse un gran peso de encima

to take a weight off one's shoulders

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refugiarse

to take refuge, to hide

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relatar

to relate, tell

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sangriento

bloody

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el servicio militar

military service

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el siglo actual

current century

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sobrevivir

to survive

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soñar (sueño) con

to dream of

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la sospecha

suspicion

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el sueldo

income, wages

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el sufragio universal

votes for all

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sumarse

to join

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tajante

clear

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el temor

fear

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el testimonio presencial

eye-witness account

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vacilar

to hesitate

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el/la vecino/a

neighbour

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acertar (acierto)

to be right

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el acontecimiento

event

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acudir

to turn up, to appear

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a duras penas

only just

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agotado

exhausted

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aislado

isolated

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apoyar

to support

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apremiar

to press

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atroz

awful

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la baja

casualty

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el blanco

target

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el bombardeo

bombing

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la carrera

career

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el caudillo

leader

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cobrar ritmo

to gain momentum

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confeccionar

to design

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conseguir (consigo)

to achieve

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creciente

increasing

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cuidarse de hacer algo

to take care to do something

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derrocar

to overthrow

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desapercibido

unnoticed

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desempeñar un papel

to play a part

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el desenlace

denouement

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despertar (despierto)

to awaken

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desterrar (destierro)

to exile

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el empeño

effort

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encender (enciendo) las alarmas

to set off an alarm

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escandalizar

to horrify

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fiel

loyal

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fracasar

to fail

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el frente

front (war)

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el golpista

plotter

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hacerse (me hago) con el poder

to take power

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el hecho

fact

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ignorar

to be unaware of

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imprescindible

vital

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el incendio

fire

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incomprensiblemente

inexplicably

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