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Spanish Word of the Day: Escuálido

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Léxico relacionado con la descripción física II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/24/2002
Word: Escuálido
(es-CUA-li-do) Adjetivo
English: pale, weak
Etymology: Del latín squalidus
Meaning: 1.Flaco, macilento.
2. Sucio, asqueroso.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física II

“...aún me parece estar viendo, escuálido y verdoso el perfil del santo.”

Francisco Ayala, Los usurpadores p.39 Ed. Espasa-Calpe.