desvelar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin dis- + ēvigilāre (awaken).

Verb[edit]

desvelar (first-person singular present desvelo, first-person singular preterite desvelé, past participle desvelado)

  1. (transitive) to keep awake
  2. (reflexive) to be vigilant
  3. (reflexive, figuratively) to work tirelessly

Etymology 2[edit]

From des- (un) + velar (veil).

Verb[edit]

desvelar (first-person singular present desvelo, first-person singular preterite desvelé, past participle desvelado)

  1. (transitive) to reveal, unveil
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