Vocabulary

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Abundant (adj): plenty, something that is abundant exists or is available in large quantities so that there is more than enough
Acute: severe, serious, and strong.
Assure (v): to tell someone that something will definitely happen or is definitely true so that they are less worried, ensure
Astonished: surprised, shocked, amazed, very surprised about something
Auction (n): a public meetingwhere land, buildings, paintings etc. are sold to the person who offers the most money for them (subasta)
Await (v): wait, expect for something
Beetle (n): an insect with a round hard back which is usually black, scarab (escarabajo)
Besides: in addition to someone or something else that you are mentioning
Bid (n/v): n an offer to pay a particular price for something, especially at an auction(oferta). v to offer to pay a particular price for goods, especially in an auction
Big break (n): a big opportunity, a chance to be successful
Big deal: an important or exciting event or situation
Big-headed (adj): someone who is big-headed thinks they are very important, clever etc - used to show disapproval
Blindfold (n/v): n a piece of cloth that covers someone's eyes to prevent them from seeinganything. v to cover someone's eyes with a piece of cloth
Blow away (v): to make someone feel very surprised, especially about something they like or admire / to kill someone by shooting them with a gun
Blow it: waste it
Bogus (adj): false, fake, untrue; not true or real, although someone is trying to make you think it is
Bond (n): a link, something that unites two or more people or groups,such as love, or a shared interest or idea
Borderline: limit, boundary, limitation, bound, line
Branch: a local business, shop etc that is part of a larger business etc.
Break-in (n): an act of entering a building illegally and by force, especially in order to steal things
Breathless (v): having difficulty breathing, especially because you are very tired, excited, or frightened. The long climbleft Jan feeling breathless.
Capture (v): to catch a person and keep them as a prisoner / to make someone feel very interested in something
Carry out: To follow or obey
Catapult (v): to push or throw something very hard so that it moves through the air very quickly
Chauffeur (n): driver
Cheat (v):  trick, to behave in a dishonest way in order to win or to get an advantage, especially in acompetition, game, or examination
Comeback: a quick reply that is often clever, funny, and insulting [= retort, homecoming, regress]
Compulsion: a strong and unreasonable desire to do something
Crowd puller (n): a person, object, event, etc., that attracts a large audience
Daring (adj): involving a lot of risk or danger, or brave enough to do risky things
Deadly (adj): mortal, fatal, lethal,killing
Debt: An obligation or liability to pay or render something to someone else.
Decline: say no, to decrease in quantity or importance.
Deep-rooted (adj): a deep-rooted habit, idea, belief etc is so strong in a person or society that it is very difficult to change or destroy it (arraigado)
Deny:  refuse, negate; to say that something is not true, or that you do not believe something
Diva:a very successful and famous female singer
Drag: to pull something along the ground, often because it is too heavy to carry
Drown (n): to die from being under water for too long, or to kill someone in this way
Dust: to clean the dust from a surface by moving something such as a soft cloth across it
Eel: a long thin fish that looks like a snake and can be eaten] (anguila)
Enforce (v): run,execute, implement, perform; to make people obey a rule or law
Exhaustion (n): extreme tiredness
Extrovert: someone who is active and confident, and who enjoys spending time with other people
Fictitious: fake, not true, or not real
Fond of (adj): liking someone or something (aficionado a la)
Footprint (n): a mark made by a foot or shoe
Full scale (adj): as complete or thorough as possible...
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