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Adv Grammar Vocab8

Lesson 8 Vocabulary - From Sunny Spain

TermDefinition
aficionado (n) a fan; a devotee; one who is very knowledgable and enthusiastic about an activity, subject, or past time,
barrio (n) part of the city were Spanish-speaking people live; ghetto
bonanza (n) a rich pocket of ore; any source of wealth
bravado (n) pretended courage; an outward show of boldness intended to impress or intimidate
desperado (n) a bold outlaw; a dangerous criminal
flotilla (n) a small fleet of ships or boats
grandee (n) a nobleman of the highest rank
hacienda (n) a large estate; a country house
lariat (n) a lasso; a rope used for tethering or grazing horses
machismo (n) manly self-assurance; masculine drive; virility
maƱana (adv) tomorrow; at some indefinite time in the future (implies a sense of procrastination or laziness)
palmetto (n) a small palm tree
renegade (n) deserter; turncoat; traitor
siesta (n) a midday nap (v) to take a midday nap
torero (n) bullfighter on foot
Created by: MrReise
 

 



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