Vocabulary   By Ron Slone

á la par - at the same time
las Antillas - the West Indies
atropellar por - to infringe, to trample upon, also to run down
blando - gentle, soft
chaconada - jacconet
ciencia - science, wisdom
corto - short, brief
crespolinas - crimps
desarme - disarmament
deseoso - wishful, eager
dique - dock
doctrina - doctrine, knowledge
equivocarse - to make a mistake
fletar - to freight, to charter
forros estampados - printed linings
hidalguía - chivalry, nobleness, gentlemanly principles
imponerse á - to command
inconveniencia - unsuitability, impropriety
el inconveniente - inconvenience
ladrillos refractarios - firebricks
lástima - pity, compassion
nivel - level
principal - principal, chief, leading
quejarse (de) - to complain
responsable - responsible
rizados - crimps
tío - uncle, also a coarse fellow[1]
tropezar - to stumble
ufano - proud, full of dignity
velero - sail boat, sailer
Footnote 1: Also used before names instead of "Señor" among country folks.



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