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Corpulento

Léxico relacionado con la descripción física

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/20/2002
Word: Corpulento
(cor-pu-LEN-to) Adjetivo.
English: burly, stout
Etymology: Del latín corpulentus
Meaning: Aplicado a personas, alto y gordo. Aplicado a animales o árboles, grande.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física
Example:

“ ”Muescas”, corpulento, de ojos crudos, sin pestañas, no se apartaba un momento de su lustrosa carabina...”

Fernando Arias, Pájaros de altura, p.131 Ed. Icaria

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