Spanish Word of the Day
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May 2017
May 29th actitud,  attitude; posture
May 28th jugo,  juice; substance
May 27th botana,  snack
May 26th averiguar,  to investigate
May 25th crecer,  to grow
May 24th ola,  wave
May 23rd ingreso,  entrance; admission
May 22nd caricia,  caress
May 21st proponer,  to propose
May 20th impresionante,  impressive
May 19th marisco,  shellfish
May 18th espejo,  mirror
May 17th mostrar,  to show
May 16th idioma,  language
May 15th translator,  traductor
May 14th chofer,  driver
May 13th buitre,  vulture
May 12th monopatí­n,  scooter; skateboard
May 11th destacar,  to stand out
May 10th imperio,  empire
May 09th enseñar,  to teach
May 08th ferrocarril,  railroad
May 07th feo,  ugly
May 06th bloqueo,  obstruction
May 05th ensenada,  cove
May 04th dibujante,  draftsman; cartoonist
May 03rd norma,  rule; standard
May 02nd terco,  stubborn
May 01st peludo,  hairy
April 2017
April 30th ,  easy
April 29th costumbre,  custom; habit
April 28th oración,  prayer
April 27th estí©tica,  aesthetics
April 26th pelirroja,  redheaded
April 25th depresión,  depression; hollow
April 24th perezoso,  lazy
April 23rd agujero,  hole
April 22nd permanecer,  to remain
April 21st mareado,  dizzy; queasy
April 20th dato,  fact
April 19th ensueño,  daydream
April 18th viento,  wind
April 17th teclado,  keyboard
April 16th ,  barbecue
April 15th ladrón,  robber, thief
April 14th menudo,  minute, small
April 13th asimismo,  likewise
April 12th tapar,  to cover
April 11th hipoteca,  mortgage
April 10th valioso,  valuable
April 09th osadí­a,  boldness; audacity
April 08th solicitante,  applicant
April 07th oposición,  opposition
April 06th dictadura,  dictatorship
April 05th colar,  to strain
April 04th acontecimiento,  event
April 03rd explorador,  explorer
April 02nd plazo,  term; installment
April 01st pepita,  seed
March 2017
March 31st arroba,  at sign
March 30th cacahuate,  peanut
March 29th emprender ,  to undertake
March 28th vecino,  neighbor
March 27th sudar,  to sweat
March 26th loma,  hill
March 25th ,  guest
March 24th fear,  miedo
March 23rd contestar,  to answer
March 22nd tras,  after; behind
March 21st denuncia,  denunciation; police report
March 20th sortilegio,  spell; sorcery
March 19th afecto,  affection
March 18th heredar,  to inherit
March 17th hornear,  to bake
March 16th pugna,  conflict
March 15th compartir,  to share
March 14th añadir,  to add
March 13th cotización,  market price
March 12th alquilar,  to rent
March 11th cí©dula,  document
March 10th tambor,  drum
March 09th estudioso,  studious
March 08th ventajoso,  advantageous
March 07th narrativa,  narrative, story
March 06th fijo,  firm; permament
March 05th negar,  to deny
March 04th rumbo,  direction
March 03rd gerencia,  management
March 02nd código,  code
March 01st boricua,  Puerto Rican
February 2017
February 28th pulmón,  lung
February 27th captar,  to catch
February 26th ganancia,  profit
February 25th rubio,  blond
February 24th traductor,  translator
February 23rd plegaria,  prayer
February 22nd escoger,  to choose
February 21st nombrado,  famous
February 20th delantal,  apron
February 19th sabor,  flavor
February 18th aldea,  village
February 17th remolacha,  beet
February 16th riesgo,  risk
February 15th contratiempo,  mishap
February 14th indagación,  investigation
February 13th cadera,  hip
February 12th otorgar,  to grant; to draw up
February 11th vaquero,  cowboy
February 10th chichón,  bump
February 09th poderoso,  powerful
February 08th tratado,  treatise
February 07th supletorio,  additional
February 06th temporada,  season, time
February 05th exitoso,  successful
February 04th cautivar,  to captivate
February 03rd alfiler,  pin; brooch
February 02nd zalamería,  flattery
February 01st encuesta,  inquiry; survey
January 2017
January 31st poso,  dregs; grounds
January 30th hijastro,  stepson
January 29th amanecer,  daybreak
January 28th derrota,  defeat
January 27th empujar,  to push, to shove
January 26th vencer,  to vanquish, overcome, win
January 25th desolado,  desolate; devastated
January 24th devolver,  to return; to pay back
January 23rd cavar,  to dig
January 22nd ojalá,  I hope so!
January 21st alejar,  to remove; to alienate
January 20th moneda,  coin; money
January 19th parecido,  similar
January 18th despertar,  to wake up
January 17th hierba,  herb, grass
January 16th ola,  wave
January 15th ,  enraged; rabid
January 14th neoyorquino,  of New York
January 13th granada,  pomegranate; grenade
January 12th aprendizaje,  apprenticeship
January 11th efectivo,  cash
January 10th mayoría,  majority
January 09th niñez,  childhood
January 08th flojo,  loose; weak; lazy
January 07th repentino,  sudden
January 06th deseo,  wish
January 05th toronja,  grapefruit
January 04th rodilla,  knee
January 03rd pronóstico,  forecast; prognosis
January 02nd enlace,  link; liaison
January 01st afán,  eagerness; effort
December 2016
December 31st inmobiliario,  real estate
December 30th cuadra,  city block; stable
December 29th escaso,  scarce
December 28th bolera,  bowling alley
December 27th maldito,  cursed; wicked
December 26th humilde,  humble
December 25th creencia,  belief
December 24th ambiente,  atmosphere
December 23rd sonrisa,  smile
December 22nd festejar,  to celebrate
December 21st selva,  woods; jungle
December 20th estrepitoso,  clamorous
December 19th acceder,  to agree to, to assume
December 18th orgullo,  pride
December 17th verí­dico,  true
December 16th pariente,  relative
December 15th entretenimiento,  entertainment
December 14th melocotón,  peach
December 13th divertido,  funny; entertaining
December 12th cotidiano,  daily
December 11th cuadrado,  square
December 10th lograr,  to get; to achieve
December 09th dotación,  funding; staff
December 08th estacionar,  to place; to park
December 07th seguidor,  follower
December 06th celoso,  jealous
December 05th deber,  to owe
December 04th entorno,  surroundings
December 03rd comití©,  committee
December 02nd vergí¼enza,  disgrass; embarassment
December 01st folleto,  pamphlet
November 2016
November 30th estancia,  stay; ranch
November 29th vuelo,  flight
November 28th equipo,  team
November 27th secuencia,  sequence
November 26th ortografí­a,  spelling
November 25th pasillo,  hallway
November 24th licenciado,  graduate; lawyer
November 23rd gozar,  to enjoy oneself
November 22nd quimera,  illusion
November 21st tonto,  dumb; silly
November 20th atrasado,  late
November 19th integración,  integration
November 18th vanidoso,  vain
November 17th flujo,  flow; discharge
November 16th aumento,  increase
November 15th alcanzar,  to reach, to catch up with, to achieve
November 14th criar,  to breed
November 13th aurora,  dawn
November 12th bochorno,  embarrassment; hot weather
November 11th proyectar,  to plan; to project
November 10th cansancio,  fatigue
November 09th trago,  swallow; drink
November 08th jerga,  jargon
November 07th kid,  chaval
November 06th narrar,  to tell
November 05th muchedumbre,  crowd
November 04th alboroto,  disturbance
November 03rd mellado,  chipped; gap-toothed
November 02nd cortada,  cut
November 01st olor,  smell
October 2016
October 31st reunión,  meeting; reunion
October 30th alejado,  remote
October 29th rosado,  pink
October 28th descuidado,  neglectful; neglected
October 27th fiebre,  fever
October 26th lentitud,  slowness
October 25th acero,  steel
October 24th propina,  tip
October 23rd cí©sped,  lawn
October 22nd uva,  grape
October 21st concordar,  to agree
October 20th fingir,  to feign
October 19th bondad,  goodness, kindness
October 18th horario,  schedule
October 17th sobretodo,  overcoat
October 16th ansiedad,  anxiety
October 15th balde,  bucket
October 14th compinche,  partner in crime
October 13th sino,  but; except
October 12th presa,  capture
October 11th avergonzado,  ashamed
October 10th resultado,  result
October 09th cumplimiento,  completion
October 08th cansancio,  fatigue
October 07th grueso,  thick
October 06th empellón,  shove
October 05th mirada,  look
October 04th bienestar,  welfare; comfort
October 03rd estudiantil,  student
October 02nd tarea,  task; homework
October 01st subyugar,  to subjugate
September 2016
September 30th aguacate,  avocado
September 29th beca,  grant
September 28th riqueza,  riches
September 27th ciruela,  plum
September 26th puente,  bridge
September 25th anteayer,  the day before yesterday
September 24th burguesí­a,  bourgeoisie
September 23rd gafas,  eyeglasses
September 22nd sendero,  path
September 21st sortilegio,  spell; sorcery
September 20th ,  skinny; weak
September 19th alcalde,  mayor
September 18th peinar,  to comb
September 17th aula,  classroom
September 16th disminuir,  to reduce
September 15th antipático,  obnoxious, unpleasant
September 14th agradecer,  to be grateful for
September 13th ambiental,  environmental
September 12th parto,  childbirth
September 11th aun,  even
September 10th prensa,  press
September 09th idóneo,  suitable
September 08th albergue,  shelter; hostel
September 07th cotización,  market price
September 06th ,  insole; pattern
September 05th entrega,  delivery; installment
September 04th suerte,  luck
September 03rd cautela,  caution
September 02nd cerradura,  lock
September 01st apenas,  scarcely
August 2016
August 31st escoba,  broom
August 30th agregar,  to add, to attach
August 29th dudoso,  doubtful
August 28th mesero,  waiter, waitress
August 27th resaltar,  to stand out
August 26th relato,  story; account
August 25th chocar,  to crash, to collide
August 24th aprovechado,  dilligent; pushy
August 23rd tierno,  affectionate, tender
August 22nd inhibición,  inhibition
August 21st torcer,  to bend
August 20th verdadero,  true; genuine
August 19th desarrollar,  to develop
August 18th mitad,  half; middle
August 17th perjuicio,  harm
August 16th devenir,  to come about
August 15th proteger,  to protect
August 14th empellón,  shove, push
August 13th sorprender,  to surprise
August 12th sonrisa,  smile
August 11th impedimento,  impediment
August 10th medalla,  medal
August 09th caber,  to fit; to be possible
August 08th operador,  operator
August 07th actualmente,  at present
August 06th chiflar,  to whistle
August 05th enamorado,  in love
August 04th admitir,  to admit
August 03rd tarjeta,  card
August 02nd piscina,  swimming pool
August 01st bandera,  flag
July 2016
July 31st amplio,  broad
July 30th mercancí­a,  merchandise
July 29th vestí­bulo,  vestibule
July 28th pedazo,  piece
July 27th citar,  to quote; to summon
July 26th rasurar ,  to shave
July 25th inverosí­mil,  unlikely, far-fetched
July 24th ,  snack, appetizer
July 23rd dimitir,  to resign
July 22nd enchufe,  connection; plug
July 21st choque,  crash; clash
July 20th suegro,  father-in-law
July 19th emocionar,  to move; to excite
July 18th enseñanza,  education, teaching
July 17th pato,  duck
July 16th suprimir,  to supress
July 15th exigir,  to demand
July 14th tinta,  ink
July 13th temible,  fearsome
July 12th corriente,  common; current
July 11th pedido,  order; request
July 10th apellido,  last name
July 09th verdugo,  executioner; tyrant
July 08th taller,  shop, workshop
July 07th bracero,  migrant worker
July 06th bigote,  mustache
July 05th tilde,  accent mark
July 04th verdadero,  true; genuine
July 03rd pino,  pine
July 02nd desempleo,  unemployment
July 01st flaca,  thin
June 2016
June 30th cariñoso,  affectionate
June 29th oveja,  sheep
June 28th dejado,  slovenly; lazy
June 27th ,  bored, boring
June 26th esperado,  anticipated
June 25th sombreado,  shady; shaded
June 24th angosto,  narrow
June 23rd soberbia,  pride; magnificence
June 22nd cerdo,  pig
June 21st nacer,  to be born
June 20th ,  pity; shame
June 19th susurrar,  to whisper
June 18th habilidad,  ability
June 17th desigualdad,  inequality
June 16th mejorar,  to improve
June 15th muelle,  soft, easy
June 14th ,  mirror
June 13th válido,  valid
June 12th robo,  robbery
June 11th panadería,  bakery
June 10th aprobar,  to approve of
June 09th libreta,  notebook
June 08th valeroso,  brave
June 07th panzón,  potbellied
June 06th chistoso,  funny
June 05th vigente,  valid
June 04th hundir,  to sink
June 03rd aguantar,  to withstand; to hold
June 02nd estricto,  strict, severe
June 01st cifra,  number; code
May 2016
May 31st inquietar,  to disturb
May 30th terco,  stubborn