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Spanish Word of the Day: Relajar(se)

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Relajar(se)

Actividades playeras

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/26/2014
Word: Relajar(se)
(re-la-JAR-se), verbo transitivo o reflexivo.
English: To relax
Etymology: Del latí relaxare
Meaning: 1. Aflojar, laxar o ablandar.
2. Esparcir o distraer el ánimo con algún descanso.
3. prnl. Conseguir un estado de reposo físico y moral, dejando los músculos en completo abandono y la mente libre de toda preocupación.
Topic:Actividades playeras
Example:

(…)imaginándose en una balsa sobre el agua bajo un sol esplendoroso. Necesitaba relajarse, estaba tensa (…)

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