Translation of encender in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [cigarrillo/hoguera/vela] to light; [cerilla] to strike, light nos esperaba con la chimenea encendida she had the fire lit when we arrived 1.2 [luz/radio/calefacción] to switch on, turn on, put on; [motor] to start no dejes el televisor encendido don't leave the television on 1.3 [deseos/pasiones] to awaken, arouse, inflame [literario/literary] el dictador había encendido el fanatismo the dictator had stirred up fanaticism
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (encenderse)
- 1 [aparato] to come on; [llama/piloto] to light esperar a que se encienda la luz roja wait until the red light comes on se encendió la llama de su pasión [literario/literary] his passions were aroused o/or [literario/literary] inflamed
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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.