How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
[flor, planta] Que está falto de lozanía, frescura y verdor.
hojas mustias; laureles mustios; geranios mustios; los mustios pétalos de las dalias
[persona] Que está triste, abatido o melancólico.
Que denota abatimiento, tristeza o melancolía.
cuerpo mustio; ojos mustios
Mexico [persona] Que esconde su verdadero carácter tras una apariencia de seriedad y humildad.
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