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Spanish Word of the Day: Adivinar

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Adivinar

Verbos de pensamiento

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/19/2003
Word: Adivinar
(a-di-vi-NAR) Verbo
English: to prophesy, foretell, guess
Etymology: Del latín addivinare
Meaning: 1.- Predecir lo futuro o descubrir las cosas ocultas, por medio de agüeros o sortilegios.
2.- Descubrir por conjeturas alguna cosa oculta o ignorada.
Topic:Verbos de pensamiento
Example:

"enseguida adivinó que progresando en el absurdo acabaría encontrando en el las leyes lógicas."

Luis Landero, Juegos de la edad tardía p.9 Eds. RBA

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