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Ira

Los siete pecados capitales

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/1/2004
Word: Ira
(I-ra) Sustantivo femenino
English: anger; wrath
Etymology: Del latín ira
Meaning: 1.- Pasión del alma, que causa indignación y enojo. 2.- Apetito o deseo de venganza.
3.- Furia o violencia de los elementos.
Topic:Los siete pecados capitales
Example:

“…si riñese con algún su criado, dar unos puntillos agudos para le encender la ira, y que pareciesen en favor de el culpado…”

Anónimo, La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes, tratado tercero p. 151 Ed. Castalia

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