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Carve Verb
1. esculpir, labrar, tallar; Synonyms: carve out, engrave, fashion, forge, sculpture, cut, grave, sculpt; Form by carving.; Engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface. The sculptor carves the wood, El escultor labra la madera. Carve a flower from the ice. Carve one's name into the bark. 2. trinchar, cortar en rodajas, tajar; Synonyms: slice, cut in slices, slice up, carve up, chip away at, chop, shave, skive; Cut to pieces. Father carved the ham.

Grimy Adjective
1. mugriento, puerco, sucio, cubierto de grasa, mugroso, seboso, chamagoso; Synonyms: filthy, grubby, dirty, messy, nasty, piggish, grungy, squalid; Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot. A miner's begrimed face. Dingy linen. Grimy hands. Grubby little fingers. A grungy kitchen.

Mainstream Noun
1. pensamiento prevaleciente, corriente principal, flujo principal, tendencia prevaleciente, tendencia principal; Synonyms: prevailing tendency, prevailing thought; The prevailing current of thought. His thinking was in the American mainstream.

Mainstream Adjective
1. representativo de la mayora, prevaleciente; Synonyms: general, prevailing, prevalent, representative of the majority; Prevailing among and common to the general public. ; Of worldwide scope or applicability. ; Applying to all or most members of a category or group. 2. tradicional, tradicionalista; Synonyms: orthodox, traditionalistic, traditional, conservative, old-fashioned, straight, traditionalist, establishmentarian; Adhering to what is commonly accepted.

Trim Verb
Plural: trims 1. recortar, podar, chapodar, cortar en redondo, cortar un poco, mondar, afrailar; Synonyms: prune, clip, peel, chop back, cut, cut round, lop off, mow, cut back; Cut closely. ; Remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size. ; Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of. Trim my beard. Pare one's fingernails. Trim the photograph. Trim lumber. Dress the plants in the garden. 2. recortar; Synonyms: cut down, lower, cut, cut back, cut back on, cut down on, cut off, cut on; Cut down on; make a reduction in. Reduce your daily fat intake. The employer wants to cut back health benefits. 3. adornar, ataviar, ornamentar; Synonyms: adorn, dress, array, decorate, embellish, festoon, furnish with decorations; Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods. ; Decorate, as with ornaments. Trim the christmas tree. Trim a shop window. 4. ribetear, desorillar, orillar, orlar; Synonyms: bind off, hem, hemstitch, trim the edge of, border, edge, purl, welt 5. rebajar; Synonyms: rebate, sink, trim down, trim off; Cut down on; make a reduction in. Reduce your daily fat intake. The employer wants to cut back health benefits. 6. despavesar; Synonyms: blow the ashes off, snuff 7. desbastar los bordes de, brujir, grujir; Synonyms: smooth the edges of, pare the ragged edges of 8. grujir, brujir; Synonyms: trim glass

Trim Noun
1. adorno; Synonyms: adornment, ornamentation; A decoration or adornment on a garment. The trimming on a hat. The trim on a shirt. 2. recorte; Synonyms: cutting, clip, clipping, snip, snippet, trimming; An excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine. ; A piece cut off from the main part of something. 3. perfecto orden; Synonyms: perfect order, trimness

Trim Adjective
1. bien cuidado, ajustado, acicalado, muy limpio en apariencia, pimpante; Synonyms: close-fitting, neat, slinky, tight, tight-fitting, well-kept, fitting, in good upkeep, snug, waisted; Neat and smart in appearance. ; Of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder. ; Neat and tidy. A clean-cut and well-bred young man.

The trig corporal in his jaunty cap. Even the barn was shipshape. A trim little sailboat. A nicely kempt beard. 2. esbelto; Synonyms: slender, slim, willowy, svelte; Being of delicate or slender build. ; Gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease. ; Having little width in proportion to the length or height. ; Very narrow. 3. delgado; Synonyms: not thick, thin 4. de corte elegante; Synonyms: chic, neat, stylish; Elegant and stylish.

Lurk Verb
1. acechar, espiar; Synonyms: pry, watch, be on the lookout for, spy, spy on, watch carefully for; Wait in hiding to attack. ; Lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner.

Mattress Noun
Plural: mattresses 1. colchn; A large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed.

Mattress Adjective
1. colchonero; Synonyms: of mattresses

Soil Verb

Plural: soils

1. ensuciar, emporcar, manchar, desasear, emporcarse, manchar de holln, enmugrecer; Synonyms: dirty, foul, mess up, grime, make a mess of, muck up, muddy; Make soiled, filthy, or dirty. She soils the clothes, Ella ensucia la ropa. Don't soil your clothes when you play outside! 2. manchar; Synonyms: stain, taint, blot, disparage, tarnish; Make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically. 3. desacreditar, denigrar; Synonyms: bring into disrepute, cry down, discredit, disrepute, stain, dishonor

Soil Noun
1. suelo, terreno; Synonyms: ground, sod; Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use). The land had never been plowed. Good agricultural soil. 2. tierra, tierral; Synonyms: dirt, lot of dirt, pile of dust; The part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock. 3. tierra, tierra agrcola; Synonyms: agricultural land, estate, plot of land, territory; The geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state.

American troops were stationed on Japanese soil.

Attire Verb
Plural: attires 1. ataviar, vestir, trajear, vestir formalmente; Synonyms: adorn, deck out, ornament, prank, rig out, accouter; Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. ; Be beautiful to look at. 2. engalanar; Synonyms: adorn, deck out, doll up, dress up, embellish, perk up; Put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive. She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera. The young girls were all fancied up for the party.

Attire Noun
1. vestuario, traje, apero, atavo, atuendo, indumentaria, ropaje, vestimenta, tacuche; Synonyms: clothes, clothing, garments, wear, wardrobe, apparel, locker-room, raiment; Clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion. Formal attire. Battle dress.

Stitch Verb
Plural: stitches 1. coser, suturar, hilvanar; Synonyms: sew, mend, seam, sew on, sew up, stitch together, suture; Fasten by sewing; do needlework.[ + ] Quips, Quotes & Proverbs

Stitch Noun
1. puntada, costura, punto; Synonyms: seam, stitching; Sewing consisting of a link or loop or knot made by drawing a threaded needle through a fabric. 2. punto de sutura, punto, sutura; Synonyms: seam, suture; Joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces.

Stapler Noun
Plural: staplers 1. engrapadora, cosepapeles, grapadora, mquina cosepapeles, corchetera, corchetero; Synonyms: stapling machine; A machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together.

Uptight Adjective
1. tenso; Synonyms: stressed, highly-charged, strained, taut, tense, tight, unrelaxed; Being in a tense state.

Trite Adjective
1. trillado, manido, trado y llevado, usado en exceso, andado, desgastado, perogrullesco, resobado, socorrido; Synonyms: hackneyed, clich, timeworn, twice-told, well-trodden, worn-out, threshed; Repeated too often;

overfamiliar through overuse. Bromidic sermons. His remarks were trite and commonplace. Hackneyed phrases. A stock answer.

kick in Verb
1. contribuir monetariamente, contribuir; Synonyms: contribute, cooperate, participate, co-operate, contribute with money, make a contribution, chip in, club together; Contribute to some cause. I gave at the office. 2. meter de una patada 3. morir, estirar la pata; Synonyms: die, get killed, pass away, perish, be carried off, bite the dust, breathe one's last, breathe one's last breath, close one's days, come to an end; Pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life. ; Be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame. 4. derribar a patadas, romper a patadas; Synonyms: kick down; Open violently. Kick in the doors.

Foil Verb
Plural: foils 1. frustrar, hacer fracasar; Synonyms: baffle, balk, frustrate, prevent from being successful, scotch, spike, bring to naught; Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of. What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge. Foil your opponent.

Foil Noun
1. hoja fina metlica, hoja fina de metal, laminilla, laminilla metlica, papel de plata; Synonyms: metal foil, silver paper, thin metallic film, foil paper; A piece of thin and flexible sheet metal. The photographic film was wrapped in foil. 2. hoja; Synonyms: sheet, sheet of paper; Used for writing or printing. 3. florete, espadn de esgrima; Synonyms: fencing sword, fencing foil; A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button. 4. contraste; Synonyms: contrast, opposition, contradistinction; Anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities. Pretty girls like plain friends as foils. 5. papel de aluminio; Synonyms: aluminum foil, cooking foil, kitchen foil, silver foil, tinfoil, foil paper; Foil made of aluminum.

Pour Verb

Plural: pours

1. verter, derramar, echar, abocar, embrocar, escanciar; Synonyms: spill, decant, empty, pour off, pour out, pour over, shed; Pour out. She pours the

wine, Ella vierte el vino. The sommelier decanted the wines. 2. derramar; Synonyms: pour out; Cause to run. Pour water over the floor. 3. diluviar, llover a cntaros; Synonyms: be beating down, be pouring cats and dogs, pelt, pour cats and dogs, pour down, pour with rain, rain cats and dogs, be bucketing down, bucket down; Rain heavily. Put on your rain coat-it's pouring outside!

Pour Noun
1. derrame; Synonyms: spill, leakage, overflow, overflowing, spillage, spilling, outflow, outpour; The act of allowing a fluid to escape. 2. diluvio; Synonyms: alluvion, deluge, flood; The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land.

Acknowledge Verb
1. confesar; Synonyms: confess, avow, confess to, express recognition of, make confession of, own up, recognize; Declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of. He admitted his errors. She acknowledged that she might have forgotten. 2. acusar recibo, acusar recepcin; Synonyms: acknowledge receipt; Report the receipt of. The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper. 3. reconocer, aceptar, darse por enterado de; Synonyms: accept, confess, admit, avow, confess to, honor, recognize; Accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority. ; Accept as legally binding and valid. ; Express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with. She acknowledges her failure, Ella reconoce su fracaso. The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne. We do not recognize your gods. Acknowledge the deed. He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway. She acknowledged his complement with a smile. 4. agradecer; Synonyms: thank, appreciate, be grateful for; Express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for. We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us. 5. darse por enterado; Synonyms: own up 6. certificar; Synonyms: attest, certify, notarize, vouch; Authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity. ; Provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes. ; Give testimony in a court of law. 7. reconocer que, aceptar que; Synonyms: accept, accept that, acknowledge that, admit that, avow, avow that, recognize that

Swindle Verb

Plural: swindles

1. estafar, timar, dar gato por liebre, embaucar, meter gato por liebre, trampear, cabulear, dar un timo a, descrestar, embelecar, enmaraar, esquilmar, tracalear, tranzar, trapazar, trincar; Synonyms: bilk, cheat, cheat on, con, deceive, defraud, fleece; Deprive of by deceit. The con man swindles his victims, El estafador enmaraa a sus vctimas. He swindled me out of my inheritance. She defrauded the customers who trusted her. The cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change. 2. estafar, trampear, trapacear, trincar, truhanear; Synonyms: deceive, cheat, welch, welsh; Deprive of by deceit. He swindled me out of my inheritance. She defrauded the customers who trusted her. The cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change. 3. malversar, adquirir por medio de truco; Synonyms: acquire by deception, acquire by trickery, embezzle, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, mulct; Deprive of by deceit. He swindled me out of my inheritance. She defrauded the customers who trusted her. The cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change.

Swindle Noun
1. estafa, fraude, embaucamiento, timo, chamarra, descreste, engaifa, mohatra, pufo, topillo, trcala, tranza, trapacera, trinquete, encubierta; Synonyms: fraud, theft, bilk, cheat, cheating, double-dealing, fake, rip-off; The act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme. That book is a fraud.