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Spanish Word of the Day: Incendio

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Incendio

Léxico relacionado con el fuego

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/5/2007
Word: Incendio
(in-CEN-dio), sustantivo masculino.
English: Fire
Etymology: Del latín incendium.
Meaning: 1. Fuego grande que destruye lo que no debería quemarse.
2. Pasión vehemente, impetuosa, como el amor, la ira, etc.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el fuego
Example:

El resplandor del incendio les iluminaba por detrás y brillaba muy rojo en sus espaldas.
Alfahuí, Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio.

Pronunciation: