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Spanish Word of the Day: Hundirse

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Hundirse

Verbos reflexivos III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/25/2003
Word: Hundirse
(hun-DIR-se ) verbo
English: to sink, to go down
Etymology: Del latín fundere
Meaning: Sumir, meter en lo hondo.
Topic:Verbos reflexivos III
Example:

“Lo sostengo por debajo de los brazos, lo apoyo en el pretil del muelle. Se está hundiendo en el delirio de siempre, murmura pedazos de palabras, escupe.”

Las armas secretas, Julio Cortázar

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