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Spanish Word of the Day: Vetusto

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Vetusto

La España del siglo XX (2)

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 3/30/2010
Word: Vetusto
(ve-TUS-to), adjetivo.
English: Ancient
Etymology: Del latín vetustus
Meaning: Extremadamente viejo, anticuado.
Topic:La España del siglo XX (2)
Example:

En el plano político, las fuerzas de la oposición configuran un frente unido contra el mimetismo de los sucesivos gobiernos de Alfonso XIII, que intentaban perpetuar un sistea obsoleto y vetusto.

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