English glossary

  • Insofar: As far as or to the extent that

  • Preposterous: Absurd, ridicule, illogic

  • Laudable: Worthy of praise

  • Petty: Insignificant

  • Meagre: Scant, scarce

  • Sacrosanct: Santo, sacrosanto

  • Slog: esfuerzo

  • Spare: Escatimar, use frugally

  • Daunting: Intimidating

  • Corollary: Corolario, consequence

  • Pertain: Relevant, be related with

  • Pertain to: concernir, atañe a.

  • Tacit: Unspoken

  • Inspect: Check for, examine critically

  • Inasmuch as: en tanto que, as long as, en la medida que, si consideramos que

  • Forasmuch as: puesto que, visto que, ya que

  • Wherefore: Why?

  • Whence: puesto que, visto que, ya que

  • Shortcoming: Deffect, tara, flaw,

  • Tailored: customised, shaped to fit, personalizado.

  • Gaze at: mirar fijamente a, stare at.

  • Insidious:

  • Delude: engañar

  • Utterly: Completamente.

  • Abreast of: up to date with, side by side.

  • Daunting: Intimidating.

  • Disheartening: Intimidating.

  • Ought: deber, as it ought to be means como debería ser.

  • Sift: Filtrar, sift sth out.

  • Envisage: Imagine, conceive.

  • Denouement: Ending, conclussion.

  • Poised: Ready to, equilibrate.

  • Manifold: diverso, variado, múltiple.

  • Stark: Bare, extreme, harsh, complete.

  • Decluter: Tidy up, ordenar.

  • Fraught with sth: full of sth.

  • Silo: verb, isolate sth from others.

  • Overt: verb, isolate sth from others.

  • Neglect: Failure to do sth, disregard.

  • Surmise: deduce that, educate guess, suppose.

  • Pave the way: Sentar las bases.

  • Preach: Predicar.

  • Appraisal: Apreciación, valoración.

  • Collude: act in concert.

  • Lingua franca (latin): lenguage comun o predeterminado.

  • In lieu of: instead of.

  • Ameliorate: to make or become better or more satisfactory; improve.

  • Merely: only, simply, nothing more. Not merely can be used as synonym of not only.

  • Devise: Trazar, idear, concebir.

  • Subtly: Sutilmente

  • Intrude:

  • Verge on: Raya con…

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