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Spanish Word of the Day: Contentarse

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Verbos reflexivos III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/27/2003
Word: Contentarse
(con-ten-TAR-se) verbo
English: to be cotented with, to be satisfied with
Etymology: Del latín contentare
Meaning: Darse por contento o quedar contento.
Contento.- alegre, satisfecho
Topic:Verbos reflexivos III

“El tío, en cambio, hombre de familia grande y métodos rutinarios, marcaba el paso, temeroso, contentándose con poco.”

Gabriela, clavo y canela Jorge Amado