There are 2 translations of wallow in Spanish:

wallow1

Pronunciation: /ˈwɑːləʊ; ˈwɒləʊ/

vi

  • 1 1.1 (bathe) [animal] revolcarse* hippos wallowing in mud hipopótamos revolcándose en el lodo I love to wallow in a hot bath me encanta estarme horas disfrutando de un baño caliente
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    • There was the engine, sparkling clean and just waiting to purr like a kitten, but the rest of the boat looked like a greased pig had wallowed up and down the route to the engine compartment many times.
    • When the giant waves struck the coast of Kenya, Owen was wallowing with his herd in the ocean near the mouth of the Sabaki River.
    • Cape buffalo prefer areas of open pasture, close to jungle and swampy ground where they can wallow.
    1.2 (delight) she wallowed in her new-found fame se regodeaba con su fama recién adquirida to wallow in self-pity regodearse or deleitarse en la autocompasión
  • 2 [ship/boat] bambolearse
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    • However, don't think Queen Mary 2 is another clone for the lumbering, simpering, overblown jolly boats wallowing and waddling around the world's sunshine destinations.
    • Video showed the aircraft wallowing through the air at a very low speed - it must be remembered that the landing gear was down.
    • The ship wallowed through waves up to 30 feet high in the treacherous Drake's Passage.

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There are 2 translations of wallow in Spanish:

wallow2

n

  • 1.1 (action) (no plural/sin plural) I'm off for a wallow in the bath me voy a dar un baño largo y relajante hippos go there for a wallow los hipopótamos van a ese lugar para revolcarse
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    • But the music is often painfully beautiful, especially the love song Marie and the emotional wallow of Guilty, and Newman's craftsmanship is consistently staggering.
    • The animal-impulse of Miniature Golf rivalry can end in the victorious wallow of gratification or the blaze-of-glory, club-throwing tanty.
    • My nightly wallow has become such a ritual that I rarely miss it, regardless of where I am or at what time I get in - and if the water is anything less than piping hot, I'd rather go without.
    1.2 countable/numerable (place) revolcadero (masculine)
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    • They are great diggers of wallows and water-holes and they help other animals to access water.
    • We often observed confused babirusas searching for lost wallows and pangi trees, and each day saw babirusa skulls lying in the clear streams - remains of the logging team's meal the previous evening.
    • Subdominant males form separate bachelor groups often in isolated ponds or wallows.

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.