- 1.1 (world of prostitutes) [euphemism/eufemismo] mujeres (fpl) de vida alegre or airada [eufemismo/euphemism]More example sentences1.2 (world of shady dealings) bajos fondos (mpl)
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- Whereas upper-class prostitutes of the demi-monde were involved in sexual liaisons outside marriage in order to gain influence and social advantage, most whores were regarded as social lepers.
- In this opening section he does a good job of introducing the reader to the demimonde of pulp writers and how the industry that published them worked.
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.