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Spanish Word of the Day: Estornudar

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Estornudar

La nariz I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 12/7/2012
Word: Estornudar
(es-tor- NU-dar) Verbo intransitivo
English: Sneeze
Etymology: (Del lat. sternutāre)
Meaning: 1. intr. Despedir o arrojar con violencia el aire de los pulmones, por la espiración involuntaria y repentina promovida por un estímulo que actúa sobre la membrana pituitaria.
Topic:La nariz I
Example:

Es peligroso contener o evitar un estornudo a la mitad, pues de pude crear una presión de aire tremenda en tu boca y en tu garganta.

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