Translation of sofoco in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (disgusto) estaba con un sofoco terrible I was very upset o/or [familiar/colloquial] worked up 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (vergüenza) embarrassment ¡qué sofoco me has hecho pasar! you really embarrassed me! 1.3 (por el calor) suffocation; (en la menopausia) hot flash (inglés norteamericano/American English) hot flush (inglés británico/British English)
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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.