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above, upstairs arriba below, downstairs bajo
absent ausente present presente
absent ausente present presente
after después (de) before antes (de)
against contra with con
always siempre never nunca
ancient, old antiguo, antigua modern moderno, moderna
answer contestación question pregunta
bad malo (mal), mala well bien
beautiful hermoso, hermosa ugly feo, fea
before antes (de) after después (de)
beginning principio end fin
below, downstairs bajo above, upstairs arriba
better mejor worse peor
big, large grande small pequeño, pequeña
bitter amargo sweet dulce
blond rubio, rubia brunette moreno, morena
boring aburrido, aburrida interesting interesante
brunette moreno, morena blond rubio, rubia
carelessness descuido meticulousness esmero
cheap barato, barata expensive caro, cara
cheap, inexpensive barato, barata costly, expensive costoso, costosa
clean limpio, limpia dirty sucio, sucia
clever listo foolish tonto
cold frio hot caliente
comic, funny cómico, cómica tragic trágico, trágica
common común rare raro, rara
costly, expensive costoso, costosa cheap, inexpensive barato, barata
cowardly cobarde valient, brave valiente
cupable, guilty culpable innocent inocente
danger peligro safety seguridad
dark oscuro, oscura light (clear) claro, clara
day día night noche
death muerte life vida
defeat derrota victory victoria
departure ida return vuelta
departure partida to arrive llegada
different distinto, distinta similar semejante
different diferente same mismo, misma
difficult difícil easy fácil
diligent diligent lazy perezoso, perezosa
dirty sucio, sucia clean limpio, limpia
dirty sucio, sucia clean limpio, limpia
distant lejano nearby cercano
downstairs, below bajo above, upstairs arriba
dry seco wet mojado
dwarf enano giant gigante
early temprano late tarde
east este west oeste
eastern oriental western occidental
easy fácil difficult difícil
empty vacío, vacía full lleno, llena
end fin beginning principio
enemy enemigo, enemiga friend amigo, amiga
entrance entrada exit salida
exit salida entrance entrada
expensive caro, cara cheap barato, barata
expensive, costly costoso, costosa cheap, inexpensive barato, barata
failure fracaso success éxito
far lejos (de) near cerca (de)
fat gordo, gorda thin flaco, flaca
female hembra male macho
first primero, primera last último, última
foolish tonto, tonta wise sabio, sabia
fortunate afortundo, afortunada unfortunate desgraciado, degraciada
friend amigo, amiga enemy enemigo, enemiga
full lleno, llena empty vacío, vacía
funny, comic cómico, cómica tragic trágico, trágica
future provenir past pasado
gentleman caballero lady dama
giant gigante dwarf enano
guilty, cupable culpable innocent inocente
happy feliz sad triste
hard duro, dura soft blando, blanda
hate odio love amor
heavy pesado, pesada light ligero, ligera
here aquí there allí
hot caliente cold frio
humble humilde proud orguiloso
impossible imposible possible posible
in back of détras de in front of delante de
in front of delante de in back of détras de
industrious aplicado, aplicada lazy flojo, floja
inexpensive, cheap barato, barata costly, expensive costoso, costosa
innocent inocente guilty, cupable culpable
inside dentro outside fuera
intelligent inteligente stupid estúpido, estúpida
interesting interesante boring aburrido, aburrida
lady dama gentleman caballero
large, big grande small pequeño, pequeña
last último, última first primero, primera
last night anoche this evening esta noche
late tarde early temprano
lazy perezoso, perezosa diligent diligent
lazy flojo, floja industrious aplicado, aplicada
less menos more más
liberty libertad slavery esclavitud
lie mentira truth verdad
life vida death muerte
light claro, clara dark obscuro, obscura
light (clear) claro, clara dark oscuro, oscura
light (weight) ligero, ligera heavy pesado, pesada
little poco, poca much mucho, mucha
long largo, larga short corto, corta
love amor hate odio
male macho female hembra
maybe quizá(s) sure seguro
meticulousness esmero carelessness descuido
modern moderno, moderna ancient, old antiguo, antigua
more más less menos
much mucho, mucha little poco, poca
narrow estrecho, estrecha wide ancho, ancha
natural natural unnatural innatural
near cerca (de) far lejos (de)
nearby cercano distant lejano
necessary necesario unnecessary innecesario
never nunca always siempre
nice (people) simpático, simpática unpleasant (people) antipático, antipática
night noche day día
no no yes
no one nadie someone alguien
noise rudio silence silencio
none ninguno some alguno
north norte south sur
not to known ignorar to know saber
nothing nada something algo
obese obeso, obesa thin delgado, delgada
old viejo, vieja young joven
old age vejez youth juventud
old, ancient antiguo, antigua modern moderno, moderna
on top encima (de) under debajo (de)
outside fuera inside dentro
past pasado future provenir
poor pobre rich rico, rica
possible posible impossible imposible
poverty pobreza wealth riqueza
present presente absent ausente
present presente absent ausente
proud orguiloso humble humilde
question pregunta answer contestación
quickly aprisa slowly despacio
rare raro, rara common común
rested descansado, descansada tired fatigado, fatigada
return vuelta departure ida
rich rico, rica poor pobre
sad triste happy feliz
safety seguridad danger peligro
same mismo, misma different diferente
shadow sombra light luz
short corto, corta long largo, larga
silence silencio noise rudio
silent taciturno, taciturna talkative hablador, habladora
similar semejante different distinto, distinta
slavery esclavitud liberty libertad
slowly despacio quickly aprisa
slowness lentitud speed rapidez
small pequeño, pequeña large, big grande
soft blando, blanda hard duro, dura
some alguno none ninguno
someone alguien no one nadie
something algo nothing nada
south sur north norte
speed rapidez slowness lentitud
straight recto winding tortuoso
strong fuerte weak débil
stupid estúpido, estúpida intelligent inteligente
success éxito failure fracaso
sunrise salida del sol sunset puesta del sol
sunset puesta del sol sunrise salida del sol
sure seguro maybe quizá(s)
sweet dulce bitter amargo
talkative hablador, habladora silent taciturno, taciturna
thankful agracedico, agredecida thankless ingrato, ingrata
thankless ingrato, ingrata thankful agracedico, agredecida
there allí here aquí
thin flaco, flaca fat gordo, gorda
this evening esta noche last night anoche
tired fatigado, fatigada rested descansado, descansada
to accept aceptar to offer ofrecer
to admit admitir to deny negar
to answer contestar to ask preguntar
to appear aparecer to disappear desaparecer
to appear aparecer to disappear desvanecerse
to approach acercarse a to go away from alejarse de
to arrive llegada departure partida
to ask preguntar to answer contestar
to be bored aburrise to have a good time divertise
to be born nacer to die morir
to begin empezar to end terminar
to bless bendecir to curse maidecir
to borrow pedir prestado to lend prestar
to buy comprar to sell vender
to close cerrar to open abrir
to come venir to go ir
to cover cubrir to uncover descubrir
to create crear to destroy destruir
to criticize censurar to praise elogiar
to cry llorar to laugh reír
to curse maidecir to bless bendecir
to delay tardar en to hurry apresurarse a
to deny negar to grant otorgar
to deny negar to admit admitir
to destroy destruir to create crear
to die morir to be born nacer
to disappear desvanecerse to appear aparecer
to disunite desunir to unite unir
to drop dejar caer to pick up recoger
to empty vaciar to fill llenar
to end terminar to begin empezar
to enter (in, into) entrar (en) to leave (from) salir (de)
to extinguish apagar to light encender
to fall asleep dormirse to wake up despertarse
to fill llenar to empty vaciar
to find (something) hallar to lose (something) perder
to forget olvidar, olvidarse de to remember acordarse de
to get tired cansare to rest descansar
to get up levantarse to sit down sentarse
to give dar to take tomar
to go ir to come venir
to go away from alejarse de to approach acercarse a
to go down, bajar to go up subir
to go up subir to go down, bajar
to grant otorgar to deny negar
to hate odiar to love amar
to have a good time divertise to be bored aburrise
to hurry apresurarse a to delay tardar en
to join juntar to separate separar
to keep silent callarse to talk hablar
to know saber not to known ignorar
to laugh reír to cry llorar
to leave irse to remain quedarse
to leave (from) salir (de) to enter (in, into) entrar (en)
to lend prestar to borrow pedir prestado
to lie mentir to tell the truth decir la verdad
to light encender to extinguish apagar
to lose (something) perder to find (something) hallar
to love amar to hate odiar
to offer ofrecer to accept aceptar
to open abrir to close cerrar
to permit permitir to prohibit prohibir
to pick up recoger to drop dejar caer
to play jugar to work trabajar
to praise elogiar to criticize censurar
to prohibit prohibir to permit permitir
to put in meter to take out sacar
to put on (clothing) ponerse to take off (clothing) quitarse
to receive recibir to give dar
to remain quedarse to leave irse
to remember acordarse de to forget olvidar, olvidarse de
to rest descansar to get tired cansare
to save (money) ahorrar to spend (money) gastar
to sell vender to buy comprar
to separate separar to join juntar
to sit down sentarse to get up levantarse
to spend (money) gastar to save (money) ahorrar
to take tomar to give dar
to take off (clothing) quitarse to put on (clothing) ponerse
to take out sacar to put in meter
to talk hablar to keep silent callarse
to tell the truth decir la verdad to lie mentir
to uncover descubrir to cover cubrir
to unite unir to disunite desunir
to wake up despertarse to fall asleep dormirse
to work trabajar to play jugar
tomorrow mañana yesterday ayer
tragic trágico, trágica comic, funny cómico, cómica
tranquil tranquilo turbulent turbulento
truth verdad lie mentira
turbulent turbulento tranquil tranquilo
ugly feo, fea beautiful hermoso, hermosa
under debajo (de) on top encima (de)
unfortunate desgraciado, degraciada fortunate afortundo, afortunada
unnatural innatural natural natural
unnecessary innecesario necessary necesario
unpleasant (people) antipático, antipática nice (people) simpático, simpática
unusual extraño usual usual
upstairs, above arriba below, downstairs bajo
useful útil useless inútil
useless inútil useful útil
usual usual unusual extraño
valient, brave valiente cowardly cobarde
vice vicio virtue virtud
victory victoria defeat derrota
virtue virtud vice vicio
weak débil strong fuerte
wealth riqueza poverty pobreza
well bien bad malo (mal), mala
west oeste east este
western occidental eastern oriental
wet mojado dry seco
wide ancho, ancha narrow estrecho, estrecha
winding tortuoso straight recto
wise sabio, sabia foolish tonto, tonta
with con without sin
without sin with con
worse peor better mejor
yes no no
yesterday ayer tomorrow mañana
young joven old viejo, vieja
youth juventud old age vejez