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Spanish Word of the Day: Devaneo

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Devaneo

Vocabulario general

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/2/2010
Word: Devaneo
(de-va-NE-o), sustantivo masculino.
English: Affair, idle pursuit
Etymology: Del latín vanus
Meaning: Delirio, desatino, desconcierto.
Distracción o pasatiempo vano o reprensible.
Amorío pasajero.
Topic:Vocabulario general
Example:

Los devaneos demagogos de un candidato sólo provocan desazón y resentimiento. Nada bueno puede salir de esto. Si el contrato rajoyano triunfase, ¿cómo medir la integración del inmigrante?

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