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Spanish Word of the Day: Alejarse

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Verbos reflexivos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/20/2003
Word: Alejarse
(a-la-JAR-se), verbo
English: to move away
Etymology: Del latín laxius
Meaning: Distanciar, llevar a alguien o algo lejos o más lejos.
Topic:Verbos reflexivos II

“También yo tuve mis presagios; como Marco Antonio antes de su última batalla, oí en plena noche alejarse la música del relevo de los dioses protectores que se marchan...”

Memorias de Adriano, Marguerie Yourcenar