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Spanish Word of the Day: Palidez

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Palidez

Síntomas de enfermedades III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/24/2013
Word: Palidez
pa-li-DEZ (sustantivo femenino)
English: Paleness, pallor
Etymology: Del lat. pallĭdus
Meaning: 1. f. Decoloración de la piel humana y, por ext., de otros objetos, cuando su color natural o más característico es o parece desvaído.
Topic:Síntomas de enfermedades III
Example:

Una palidez excesiva que no puede provenir de causas naturales y una expresión en la mirada, si me permiten la ocurrencia, de tristeza infinita... Fernández Cubas, Cristina.Los altillos de Brumal.Tusquets (Barcelona), 1983

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