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Léxico relacionado con los ruidos I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/23/2001
Word: Crepitar
(cre-pi-TAR), verbo intransitivo
English: to crackle
Etymology: Del latín vulgar crepitare.
Meaning: Dar chasquidos, especialmente la leña al arder.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos I

"Por la partet del fondo, como apelmazándose con la chirriante melopea de los grillos, se oía una especie de crepitar de hojarasca."
José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Dos días de septiembre.. p. 13, Ed. Argos Vergara.