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Spanish Word of the Day: Lujuria

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Lujuria

Los siete pecados capitales

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/6/2004
Word: Lujuria
(lu-JU-ria) Sustantivo femenino
English: lust
Etymology: Del latín luxuria
Meaning: Vicio consistente en el uso ilícito o en el apetito desordenado de los deleites carnales.
Topic:Los siete pecados capitales
Example:

“Jesús, incomparable perdonador de injurias,
óyeme; Sembrador de trigo, dame el tierno
pan de tus hostias; dame, contra el sañudo infierno,
una gracia lustral de iras y lujurias.”

Rubén Darío, Azul / Cantos de vida y esperanza p.208 Ed. Espasa Calpe

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