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duende

[ dwen-de; English doo-en-dey ]
/ ˈdwɛn dɛ; English duˈɛn deɪ /
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noun, plural duen·des [dwen-des; English doo-en-deyz] /ˈdwɛn dɛs; English duˈɛn deɪz/ for 1. Spanish.

a goblin; demon; spirit.
charm; magnetism.

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British Dictionary definitions for duende

duende
/ (duːˈɛndeɪ) /

noun

inspiration or passion, esp associated with flamenco
C20: Spanish, spirit
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