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Desmayo

Salud y enfermedad II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/18/2014
Word: Desmayo
(des-MA-yo) Sustantivo masculino.
English: Faint
Etymology: (De desmayar, dell fr. ant. esmaiier, perturbar, desfallecer).
Meaning: 2. m. Desfallecimiento de las fuerzas, privación de sentido.
Topic:Salud y enfermedad II
Example:

En las primeras horas de la siesta, el desmayo de la presidente Cristina Fernández de Kirchner mientras visitaba a su madre, Ofelia Wilhelm, derivó en corridas de los médicos del sanatorio Otamendi.http://www.nuevodiarioweb.com.ar/nota/pais/503196/

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