Since Ms. Robinson forbids the use of Google Translator, you may find this website of particular use for new words you don't know and certain grammar topics. Simply type in the word you would like to know the meaning of in the box at the top. Then choose whether you want to go from Spanish to English or English to Spanish. Lastly, click on the magnifying glass and wait patiently for your answer. Make sure that you read through all the options before deciding on the meaning just to make sure that you pick the right one for what you are trying to say.