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reactionary

Pronunciation: /riˈækʃəneri; riˈækʃənri/

Translation of reactionary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [pejorative/peyorativo] reaccionario [pejorative/peyorativo]
    Example sentences
    • It is a highly political ruling with reactionary consequences for both asylum-seekers and democratic rights as a whole.
    • To make matters even worse, a Democratic president, Buchanan, gave his political support to these reactionary efforts.
    • In a professional army, the extent of deeply reactionary political sentiment is far greater.

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • [pejorative/peyorativo] reaccionario, (masculine, feminine) [pejorative/peyorativo]

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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.