capear

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Etymology[edit]

capa +‎ -ear

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capear (first-person singular present indicative capeio, past participle capeado)

  1. to cloak; to conceal; to dissimulate; to hide
    • 1789, Agostinho Rebelo da Costa, Descripçaõ topografica, e historica da Cidade do Porto, Officina de Antonio Alvarez Ribeiro, page 9:
      [] elles se esforçaõ em amontoar reíteradas, e impertinentes satisfaçoens, que em lugar de lhes adquirirem o glorioso nome de Desenteressados, os mostraõ ávidos de gloria, capeáda com o disfarce do proprio louvor.
      [] they strive to stack repeated and impertinent explanations, that instead of granting them the glorious name of Uninterested, shows them eager of glory, cloaked with the disguise of the own praise.
    Synonyms: dissimular, esconder

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Further reading[edit]

  • capear” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From capa (cape) +‎ -ear.

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capear (first-person singular present capeo, first-person singular preterite capeé, past participle capeado)

  1. (bullfighting) To take part in a capea
  2. (by extension) to dodge

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