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torrent

Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːrənt; ˈtɒrənt/

Translation of torrent in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • torrente (masculine) the water poured out in torrents el agua salía a torrentes a torrent of abuse/criticism un torrente de insultos/críticas

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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.