verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1.1 (flaquear) [persona] to become weak; [fuerzas] to fade, fail sintió desfallecer su ánimo she felt her spirits flagging lucharon sin desfallecer they fought tirelessly 1.2 (desmayarse) to faint, pass out estaba que desfallecía de agotamiento/hambre he was almost fainting o/or passing out with exhaustion/hunger, he was faint with exhaustion/hunger
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