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Spanish Word of the Day: Dormirse

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Dormirse

Verbos reflexivos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/18/2003
Word: Dormirse
(dor-MIR-se), verbo
English: to sleep
Etymology: Del latín dormire
Meaning: Estar en aquel reposo que consiste en la inacción o suspensión de los sentidos y de todo movimiento voluntario.
Topic:Verbos reflexivos II
Example:

“Conciliar el sueño es más fácil que recobrarlo. Esto es lo que le sucedió a Jean Valgean. No pudo volver a dormirse y se puso a pensar”

Los Miserables,Victor Hugo

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