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Spanish Word of the Day: Tortura

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Tortura

Vocabulario relacionado con los delitos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/17/2012
Word: Tortura
(tor-TU-ra), sustantivo masculino
English: Torture
Etymology: Del latín tortura
Meaning: Grave dolor físico o psicológico infligido a alguien, con métodos y utensilios diversos, con el fin de obtener de él una confesión, o como medio de castigo.
Topic:Vocabulario relacionado con los delitos II
Example:

Estarías preso, compañero, y ya sabes lo que era la tortura en la Gestapo.

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