Spanish Word of the Day
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December 2019
December 14th cazador,  hunter
December 13th gemir,  to moan
December 12th contratiempo,  mishap
December 11th costumbre,  custom; habit
December 10th tentativa,  attempt
December 09th otorgar,  to grant; to draw up
December 08th onion,  cebolla
December 07th regular,  to regulate
December 06th verdugo,  executioner; tyrant
December 05th sonrisa,  smile
December 04th ,  memory; memento
December 03rd consejo,  advice
December 02nd avance,  advance
December 01st descuidado,  neglectful; neglected
November 2019
November 30th ensueño,  daydream
November 29th cautela,  caution
November 28th alejado,  remote
November 27th flaca,  thin
November 26th manteca,  lard; butter
November 25th preocupar,  to worry
November 24th temer,  to fear
November 23rd reunión,  meeting; reunion
November 22nd entretener,  to entertain; to distract
November 21st bandera,  flag
November 20th inverosí­mil,  unlikely, far-fetched
November 19th impedimento,  impediment
November 18th miedo,  fear
November 17th ola,  wave
November 16th jabón,  soap
November 15th intercambio,  exchange
November 14th repartir,  to allocate
November 13th postre,  dessert
November 12th novela,  novel; soap opera
November 11th aprovechar,  to take advantage of
November 10th procedencia,  origin, source
November 09th impresionante,  impressive
November 08th bracero,  migrant worker
November 07th renombre,  renown
November 06th ,  true; genuine
November 05th señal,  signal, sign
November 04th semáforo,  traffic light
November 03rd verí­dico,  true
November 02nd tejido,  fabric
November 01st integración,  integration
October 2019
October 31st sepulcral,  sepulchral; gloomy
October 30th antipático,  obnoxious, unpleasant
October 29th idioma,  language
October 28th niñez,  childhood
October 27th festejar,  to celebrate
October 26th solicitante,  applicant
October 25th desarrollo,  development
October 24th ,  appointment; quotation
October 23rd enchufe,  connection; plug
October 22nd milésimo,  thousandth
October 21st lechuga,  lettuce
October 20th césped,  lawn
October 19th riesgo,  risk
October 18th espejo,  mirror
October 17th lanzar,  to throw
October 16th burla,  mockery
October 15th cédula,  document
October 14th portavoz,  spokesperson
October 13th ,  challenge; defiance
October 12th cuadra,  city block; stable
October 11th lejano,  remote, distant
October 10th suceder,  to happen
October 09th repentino,  sudden
October 08th heredar,  to inherit
October 07th abrazo,  hug
October 06th debilidad,  weakness
October 05th vanidoso,  vain
October 04th exitoso,  successful
October 03rd remitir,  to send; to subside
October 02nd vaciar,  to empty
October 01st éxito,  success, hit
September 2019
September 30th alejar,  to remove; to alienate
September 29th enviar,  to send
September 28th fijo,  firm; permament
September 27th conjunto,  group; whole
September 26th caricia,  caress
September 25th esfumar,  to soften
September 24th tonto,  dumb; silly
September 23rd papa,  potato
September 22nd herencia,  inheritance
September 21st encanto,  charm; spell
September 20th pedazo,  piece
September 19th requisito,  requirement
September 18th código,  code
September 17th ubicar,  to place
September 16th oposición,  opposition
September 15th apoyo,  support
September 14th figurar,  to be included
September 13th subyugar,  to subjugate
September 12th egoí­sta,  selfish
September 11th rostro,  face
September 10th brotar,  to bud, to sprout
September 09th quimera,  illusion
September 08th galleta,  cookie
September 07th suponer,  to suppose
September 06th orgullo,  pride
September 05th menudo,  minute, small
September 04th apuesto,  elegant
September 03rd reanudar,  to resume
September 02nd alfiler,  pin; brooch
September 01st depresión,  depression; hollow
August 2019
August 31st zapato,  shoe
August 30th feliz,  happy
August 29th descanso,  rest, relaxation
August 28th nivel,  level
August 27th estreno,  debut, premiere
August 26th quejarse,  to complain; to groan
August 25th mitad,  half
August 24th ambiente,  atmosphere
August 23rd almorzar,  to have lunch
August 22nd escaso,  scarce
August 21st mercado,  market
August 20th inaugurar,  to inaugurate; to open
August 19th porvenir,  future
August 18th pepita,  seed
August 17th emocionar,  to move; to excite
August 16th sótano,  basement
August 15th osadí­a,  boldness; audacity
August 14th delgado,  thin; delicate
August 13th cesar,  to cease
August 12th estancia,  stay; ranch
August 11th acabar de,  to have just
August 10th loma,  hill
August 09th cárcel,  jail
August 08th sino,  but; except
August 07th afecto,  affection
August 06th acero,  steel
August 05th pulgada,  inch
August 04th inquietar,  to disturb
August 03rd probar,  to prove; to test
August 02nd mejorar,  to improve
August 01st efectivo,  cash
July 2019
July 31st disquera,  record label
July 30th hornear,  to bake
July 29th enfrente,  in front; opposite
July 28th celoso,  jealous
July 27th prometer,  to promise
July 26th reflexionar,  to reflect
July 25th ojalá,  I hope so!
July 24th ganado,  livestock
July 23rd obrero,  working
July 22nd improvisar,  to improvise
July 21st inquilino,  tenant
July 20th ventajoso,  advantageous
July 19th antifaz,  mask
July 18th fallar,  to fail; to rule
July 17th ajado,  shabby; wrinkled
July 16th lenteja,  lentil
July 15th plazo,  term; installment
July 14th idóneo,  suitable
July 13th pudor,  modesty
July 12th vacuna,  vaccine
July 11th docena,  dozen
July 10th agradecer,  to be grateful for
July 09th arroba,  at sign
July 08th demorar,  to delay
July 07th coraje,  valor
July 06th norma,  rule; standard
July 05th buzón,  mailbox
July 04th estadounidense,  American
July 03rd exigir,  to demand
July 02nd sendero,  path
July 01st chofer,  driver
June 2019
June 30th inesperado,  unexpected
June 29th paludismo,  malaria
June 28th subrayar,  to underline
June 27th actualmente,  at present
June 26th dibujar,  to draw; to depict
June 25th remitir,  to send
June 24th devolver,  to return; to pay back
June 23rd rutina,  routine
June 22nd fingir,  to feign
June 21st alborada,  dawn
June 20th enlace,  link; liaison
June 19th tarima,  dais, stage
June 18th trámite,  procedure, step
June 17th impedir,  to prevent; to hinder
June 16th voluntad,  will; wish
June 15th proponer,  to propose
June 14th mercancí­a,  merchandise
June 13th angosto,  narrow
June 12th trocar,  to exchange
June 11th flujo,  flow; discharge
June 10th diputado,  delegate
June 09th mentiroso,  lying
June 08th peinar,  to comb
June 07th cansancio,  fatigue
June 06th propina,  tip
June 05th encuesta,  inquiry; survey
June 04th sede,  headquarters; venue
June 03rd supletorio,  additional
June 02nd narrativa,  narrative, story
June 01st derrota,  defeat
May 2019
May 31st cortada,  cut
May 30th caí­da,  fall; collapse
May 29th remolacha,  beet
May 28th semblante,  face; look
May 27th viajero,  traveler
May 26th mareado,  dizzy; queasy
May 25th rifa,  raffle
May 24th mesero,  waiter, waitress
May 23rd despedida,  farewell
May 22nd seguidor,  follower
May 21st estafa,  swindle
May 20th desamparo,  abandonment
May 19th imprescindible,  essential
May 18th mentir,  to lie
May 17th ausencia,  absence
May 16th fiebre,  fever
May 15th castaño,  brown
May 14th dejado,  slovenly; lazy
May 13th apagar,  to turn off; to extinguish
May 12th camioneta,  light truck
May 11th estofado,  stew
May 10th entorno,  surroundings
May 09th mito,  myth, legend
May 08th palmada,  pat
May 07th decepcionar,  to disappoint
May 06th enojado,  annoyed; angry
May 05th oración,  prayer; sentence
May 04th bolera,  bowling alley
May 03rd aprobar,  to approve of
May 02nd cariñosa,  affectionate
May 01st semilla,  seed
April 2019
April 30th abandono,  abandonment; neglect
April 29th ganancia,  profit
April 28th gestión,  procedure; management
April 27th bienestar,  welfare; comfort
April 26th pasear,  to take a walk
April 25th tarea,  task; homework
April 24th sofrito,  sautéed
April 23rd pasillo,  hallway
April 22nd hí­gado,  liver
April 21st broma,  joke
April 20th nacer,  to be born
April 19th conforme,  in agreement
April 18th ausente,  absent
April 17th mayoría,  majority
April 16th bigote,  mustache
April 15th contagiar,  to infect
April 14th ojalá,  I hope so!
April 13th valioso,  valuable
April 12th permanecer,  to remain
April 11th fortalecer,  to strengthen
April 10th portafolio,  briefcase
April 09th orilla,  border; shore
April 08th celador,  guard
April 07th piscina,  swimming pool
April 06th mitad,  half; middle
April 05th venenoso,  poisonous
April 04th huelga,  strike
April 03rd humilde,  humble
April 02nd garganta,  throat; neck
April 01st pronóstico,  forecast; prognosis
March 2019
March 31st derrota,  defeat
March 30th cumplir,  to accomplish
March 29th ambiental,  environmental
March 28th barraca,  hut; booth
March 27th aguantar,  to withstand; to hold
March 26th actitud,  attitude; posture
March 25th marisco,  shellfish
March 24th rodilla,  knee
March 23rd zanahoria,  carrot
March 22nd aviso,  notice
March 21st suerte,  luck
March 20th estación,  station; season
March 19th protestar,  to protest
March 18th varón ,  man, male
March 17th conseguir,  to get; to achieve
March 16th gritar,  to shout
March 15th placer,  pleasure
March 14th morado,  purple
March 13th acontecimiento,  event
March 12th apartado,  section
March 11th terco,  stubborn
March 10th pensamiento,  thought
March 09th concordar,  to agree
March 08th traducir,  to translate
March 07th mensaje,  message
March 06th alma,  soul
March 05th amplio,  broad
March 04th locura,  insanity; folly
March 03rd esperado,  anticipated
March 02nd susurrar,  to whisper
March 01st mundial,  worldwide
February 2019
February 28th bondad,  goodness, kindness
February 27th melocotón,  peach
February 26th mirlo,  blackbird
February 25th usuario,  user
February 24th chiflar,  to whistle
February 23rd corriente,  common; current
February 22nd cicatriz,  scar
February 21st cima,  peak
February 20th sospechar,  to suspect
February 19th vergüenza,  disgrass; embarassment
February 18th quebrar,  to break
February 17th sepulcral,  sepulchral; gloomy
February 16th incitar,  to incite
February 15th emprendedor,  enterprising
February 14th tierno,  affectionate, tender
February 13th bota,  boot
February 12th hipo,  hiccups
February 11th entrega,  delivery; installment
February 10th perjuicio,  harm
February 09th pugna,  conflict
February 08th quí­mica,  chemistry
February 07th posición,  position; standing
February 06th búsqueda,  search
February 05th dotado,  gifted
February 04th botana,  snack, appetizer
February 03rd logrado,  successful
February 02nd esquivar,  to evade
February 01st red,  net
January 2019
January 31st almohada,  pillow
January 30th contagiar,  to infect
January 29th oveja,  sheep
January 28th obedecer,  to obey
January 27th préstamo,  loan
January 26th inaugurar,  to inaugurate; to open
January 25th código,  code
January 24th bolera,  bowling alley
January 23rd bicho,  small animal, bug
January 22nd explorador,  explorer
January 21st mirada,  look
January 20th escoba,  broom
January 19th pachanga,  party
January 18th señal,  signal, sign
January 17th disponible,  available
January 16th boda,  wedding
January 15th acontecimiento,  event
January 14th celoso,  jealous
January 13th sonrisa,  smile
January 12th encanto,  charm; spell
January 11th translator,  traductor
January 10th confianza,  trust; confidence
January 09th indagación,  investigation
January 08th burgués,  bourgeois
January 07th encima,  on top; as well
January 06th reflexionar,  to reflect
January 05th ganancia,  profit
January 04th solucionar,  to solve
January 03rd válido,  valid
January 02nd traducir,  to translate
January 01st vaciar,  to empty
December 2018
December 31st lavaplatos,  dishwasher
December 30th pretencioso,  pretentious
December 29th ropa,  clothing
December 28th vestí­bulo,  vestibule
December 27th pobreza,  poverty
December 26th sumiso,  submissive
December 25th cuadra,  city block; stable
December 24th amago,  threat
December 23rd conseguir,  to get; to achieve
December 22nd prestar,  to lend
December 21st posición,  position; standing
December 20th estatal,  state, national
December 19th mareado,  dizzy; queasy
December 18th aparato,  machine; system
December 17th descarado,  brazen
December 16th rebaja,  reduction; discount
December 15th destello,  flash