vocabulaire (chapitre 5)

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  1. Aborder
    to approach
  2. Amorcer
    to introduce (a topic of conversation)
  3. Au bout (de)
    at the end (of)
  4. Craindre
    to fear
  5. Déconcertant(e)
    disconcerting/troubling
  6. Dépister
    to track down
  7. écriture (f)
    writing
  8. franchement
    frankly
  9. lecture (f)
    reading
  10. parier
    to bet
  11. Réflexion (f)
    reflection
  12. rougir
    to redden; to blush
  13. sourire
    to smile
  14. averse (f)
    downpour
  15. brouillard (m)
    fog
  16. brume (f)
    fog
  17. canicule (f)
    heat wave
  18. ciel (m)
    sky
  19. feuille (f)
    leaf
  20. foudre (f)
    lightening
  21. grêle (f)
    hail
  22. maussade
    gloomy
  23. neige (f)
    snow
  24. orage (m)
    thunderstorm
  25. ouragan (m)
    hurricane
  26. rafale de vent
    gusty wind
  27. tempête (f)
    storm
  28. tonnerre (m)
  29. à la une
    on the front page
  30. s'accroître
    to increase
  31. attentat (m)
    attack
  32. blessé(e)
    wounded
  33. blesser
    to wound
  34. bourse (f)
    stock exchange
  35. chômage (m)
    unemployment
  36. enquête (f)
    investigation
  37. exposition (f)
    exhibit
  38. faits divers (m pl)
    human interest stories
  39. grève (f)
    strike
  40. krach boursier (m)
    stock-market crash
  41. manifestation (f)
    protest
  42. pièce (f)
    play
  43. prendre feu
    to catch fire
  44. procès (m)
    trial
  45. spectacle (m)
    show
  46. syndiat (m)
    workers' union
  47. témoin (m)
    witness
  48. tirer
    to fire (a weapon)
  49. chair de poule
    goose bumps
  50. de mal en pis
    from bad to worse
  51. décennie (f)
    decade
  52. en chair et en os
    in the flesh (and bones)
  53. entrepôt (m)
    warehouse, storage house
  54. être navré(e)
    to be sorry
  55. être ravi(e)
    to be delighted
  56. frissonner
    to shiver
  57. qui pis est
    what's even worse
  58. sous clé
    under lock and key
  59. bougainvillée (f)
    bougainvillea flowering plant
  60. chute de boue
    mudslide
  61. cocotier (m)
    coconut tree
  62. colon (m)
    colonist
  63. enfer (m)
    hell
  64. inondation (f)
    flood
  65. paradis (m)
    paradise, heaven
  66. sable noir (m)
    black sand

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