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The vocabulary words listed in here are to develop a broader Spanish vocabulary
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abajo down, below, underneath
abanico fan-shaped oblect
abatido low-spirited, downhearted, knocked down
abeja honey bee, bee
abertura gap,opening, opennes, vent
abierto open, unlocked, unsealed, unclosed, frank, sincere.
abismo abyss
abogacía attorneyship
abogado attorney, lawyer
abollado dented, battered
abono (noun) compost, fertilizer
abracadabra hocus-pocus
absorto lost in though
abuela grandma, grandmother
abuelita granny
abundante plentiful, abundant
aburrido to be bored, boring
acá here
academia academy
acantilado cliff
accidente accident
acción action
acciones actions, shareholdings,stocks
accionista shareholder, stockholder
acecinar to cure the meat with salt
acéfalo headless
aceite oil
aceituna olive
acelerador accelerator, gas pedal
acera (vereda) sidewalk
acerca de about
acero steel
acesor counsellor
acolchado padded, quilted.
acoplado trailer
acreedor creditor
actitud attitude,
acto ceremony, act
actual present, current
acuarela watercolor
acuario fish tank, acuarium
acuático aquatic
acuerdo agreement
acuoso watery
además besides
adorno decoration
aduana customs
adversario adversary, opponent
advertencia warning
aficionado amateur
afuera outside
agitado to be agitated
agradable pleasant
aguinaldo bonus
ahora now
aire air
aislado isolated
ajedrez chess
ajeno somebody  else´s          
ala win
alcalde mayor
alcoba bedroom
alcohol alcohol
aldea village
alegría happines
alemán German
aleta fin
alfiler pin
alfombra carpet
alga seaweed
algodón cotton
alguien somebody
alguno someone
alimento food
alma soul
almacén shop, grocery store
almendra almond
almohada pillow
almuerzo lunch
alojamiento lodgings
alquiler rent
alrededor de around
altiplanicie high plateau
altura height
ama mistress
 from verb ´amar´ indicative, present, él ama.¨
amanecer dawn
ambos both
amistad friendship
amo master
from verb ´amar´, indicative present yo amo
analfabetismo illiteracy
analfabeto illiterate, uneducated, ignoramus
ancho wide
anchura width
andé plataform
angosto narrow
anillo ring
animado lively, animate, animated, cheered up, encourage
animar to encourage
animar to promote, foment, encourage
ánimo spirit, energy, mood
anoche last night
anochecer nightfall, dusk
ante in presence of
anteojos eyeglasses
antepasados ancestors
anterior previous
antes before
antiguo ancient, old
antipático disagreeable
anuncio announcement, advertisement
apatía apathy
apenarse to grieve
apenas hardly, scarcely
aplicado studious 
 from verb ´aplicar´=  gerund
apoyo support
apunte note  
from the verb "apuntar" subjuntive present " yo apunte"
arco bow, arch
arena sand
arete earring
arma firearm, gun, weapon,
 from the verb "armar" indicative, present "él arma"
armario closet, wardrobe
arquero archer
arquitectura architecture
arroyo stream
arroz rice
arruga wrinkled
arruinado ruined
artesano craftsman
ascensor elevator
aseo cleanliness
asilo asylum
aspiradora vacum 
asunto matter, subject
asustado frightened
atención attention
atentamente attentively,or sincerely yours
aterrador frightening, terrifying
atrevido daredevil, daring, venturesome
auge period of prosperity
aún even
aunque although, even though
auricular receiver, earpiece
ausente absent
ave bird
aviso notice, warning
ayuda help, assistance
ayudante helper, assistant
ayuno fasting
azafrán saffron
azúcar sugar
azufre sulphur
azulejo tile