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Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/2/2001
Word: Resoplar
(re-so-PLAR), verbo
English: to snort, to pant
Etymology: Del latín sufflare, con el prefijo re
Meaning: Respirar muy fuerte y haciendo mucho ruido.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II

"El niño paróel fuelle e echó un cubo de agua sobre el fuego, que se apagó resoplando como un gato."
Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, Alfanhuí, p. 13, Ed. Destino.