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Spanish Word of the Day: Pesadilla

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Pesadilla

Vocabulario general II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/14/2010
Word: Pesadilla
(pe-sa-DI-lla), sustantivo femenino.
English: Nightmare
Etymology: De pesado
Meaning: 1. Ensueño angustioso y tenaz.
2. Opresión del corazón y dificultad de respirar durante el sueño.
3. Preocupación grave y continua que siente alguien a causa de alguna adversidad.
4. Persona o cosa enojosa o molesta.
Topic:Vocabulario general II
Example:

Freddy Krueger vuelve con “Pesadilla en Elm Street (El origen)”, una imaginativa versión contemporánea de la clásica película de terror.

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