intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- mascar*, masticar* she just sat there munching away estaba ahí sentada mastica que te mastica as I talked, she munched away at an apple mientras yo hablaba, ella mordisqueaba una manzanaExample sentences
- And so, as crunchy pizza was munched and enjoyed, and meal-time books read, the episode passed.
- Lily made herself a sandwich for dinner and munched the remaining slice of bread.
- I munched the crunchy bit of seed that was left, swallowed and reached out for more.
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.