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Spanish Word of the Day: Zafarrancho

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Zafarrancho

Sinónimos de lucha

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/9/2010
Word: Zafarrancho
(za-fa-RRAN-cho), sustantivo masculino.
English: Havoc, row
Etymology: De zafar, desembarazar, y rancho
Meaning: 1. Mar. Acción y efecto de desembarazar una parte de la embarcación, para dejarla dispuesta a determinada faena. Zafarrancho de combate, de limpieza.
2. coloq. Limpieza general.
3. coloq. destrozo.
4. coloq. riña.
Topic:Sinónimos de lucha
Example:

Hay un lento zafarrancho, una tensión sostenida, una vigilancia en armas, pero no empieza la brega.

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