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Spanish Word of the Day: Rechoncha

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Rechoncha

Léxico relacionado con la descripción física

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/16/2002
Word: Rechoncha
(Re-CHON-cha), Adjetivo femenino.
English: thickset, stocky
Etymology: Es una palabra de origen expresivo.
Meaning: Se dice de la persona o animal gruesos y de poca altura.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física
Example:

“Ángela vuelve lentamente la cabeza buscando entre sus párpados entrecerrados la figura ya un poco rechoncha de su marido.”

Max Aub, Campo abierto, p. 13, Ed. Alfaguara.

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