titilar

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titilar(
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lahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to flash unsteadily)
a. to twinkle
Era una noche oscura donde se veía una sola estrella titilando a la distancia.It was a dark night where just a single star could be seen twinkling in the distance.
Podíamos ver la luz del faro titilar a medida que nos acercábamos a la costa.We could see the light of the lighthouse twinkle as we got closer to the coast.
b. to flicker
Desde el avión se ven las luces de la ciudad que titilan en la noche.From the plane, you can see the city lights flickering in the night.
2. (to quiver)
a. to twitch
¿Por qué te titila el párpado?Why is your eyelid twitching?
b. to tremble
Se veía que Gloria estaba muy preocupada porque le titilaba la voz al hablar.You could tell Gloria was very worried because her voice was trembling when she spoke.
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titilar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (temblar)
a. to tremble
2. (estrella, luz)
a. to flicker
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titilar
intransitive verb
[+luz, estrella] to twinkle; [+párpado] to flutter; tremble;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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