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Sestear

En la playa

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/28/2014
Word: Sestear
(ses-te-AR) Verbo intransitivo.
English: To take a siesta, have a nap
Etymology: (De siesta, y ésta del lat. sexta [hora])
Meaning: 1. intr. Pasar la siesta durmiendo o descansando.2. intr. Dicho del ganado: Recogerse durante el día en un lugar sombrío para descansar y librarse de los rigores del sol.
Topic:En la playa
Example:

Asomado a la escarpada peña, el espíritu de esta mansión, sólida y acogedora, se sigue meciendo al viento recio de Levante y sesteando al sol de mediodía.http://www.lacasagrande.net/02_historia_es.html

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