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Spanish Word of the Day: Mentir

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Mentir

Léxico relacionado con el Renacimiento II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/3/2010
Word: Mentir
(men-TIR), verbo intransitivo.
English: To lie
Etymology: Del latín mentire
Meaning: 1.- Decir o manifestar lo contrario de lo que se sabe, cree o piensa.
2.- Inducir a error.
3.- Fingir o aparentar.
4.- Falsificar algo.
5.- Faltar a lo prometido, quebrantar un pacto.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el Renacimiento II
Example:

Beatriz duda y tarda en responder a la pregunta de su señora. Comprende que no puede mentir a su princesa.

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