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Spanish Word of the Day: Orondo

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Orondo

Léxico relacionado con la descripción física II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/28/2002
Word: Orondo
(o-RON-do) Adjetivo.
English: fat, smug
Etymology: De origen incierto.
Meaning: 1. Hinchado, esponjado.
2. Grueso, gordo.
3. Lleno de presunción y muy contento de sí mismo.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física II
Example:

“...y recibir, entre avergonzado y orondo, la ovación humorística con que la peña me acogía.”

Francisco Ayala, La cabeza del cordero p. 260 Ed. Espasa-Calpe

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