- 1 [day/week] ajetreado, agitado; [journey/pace] agotador; [activity] frenético, febril; [trading] intenso I've been in a hectic rush all day he andado todo el día como loca de aquí para allá [familiar/colloquial] things have been pretty hectic at the office recently últimamente hemos estado agobiados de trabajo en la oficinaMore example sentences
- With a heavy inflow of pilgrims adding to the hectic business activity on the streets branching out from the temple, regulating traffic is not an easy task.
- For a couple of hours there is hectic activity and on every side there are vigorous walkers and indefatigable joggers getting their morning exercise.
- What with raucous classes and a year full of hectic lessons ahead, most teachers do not have time for the child with a problem, said many participants.
- 2 [Med] [fever/flush] héctico, héticoMore example sentences
- He likens the maladies of a state to the hectic fever.
- He uses hectic fever as an analogy - as hectic fever is to the body, political maladies are to a state.
- Within a year, however, he contracted and died of a hectic fever.
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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.