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  1. porte-a\-faux.
    cantilever, unsupported overhang; awkward.
  2. e/\tre en porte-a\-faux.
    to be in an awkward position.
  3. cerne/.
    to be encircled.
  4. le florile\ge.
    anthology.
  5. biberonner.
    bottle-feed.
  6. autrui.
    others.
  7. la quintessence.
    • quintessence;
    • pure/concentrated essence of a substance.
  8. la prouesse.
    expoit, feat (prowess).
  9. limite/.
    challenged.
  10. prefabrique/.
    prefab.
  11. accoi/\tre.
    • heighten, increase, intensify;
    • increase, augment;
    • mount, grow, intensify.
  12. remporter.
    win, bring back.
  13. une provocaion de trop.
    one provocation/incitation too many.
  14. une goutte qui fait de/border le vase.
    the drop that made the bucket overflow.
  15. la gestion.
    management.
  16. le regain.
    resurgence, revival, renewal.
  17. e/prouve/e.
    tried, tested.
  18. e/prouver.
    feel, experience, try, test.
  19. bailleurs de fonds.
    donators.
  20. a\ demi mots.
    in covered terms.
  21. se solder par.
    result in, end by.
  22. se solder par un exce/dent--de/ficit--de.
    end in a profit--shortfall--of.
  23. acharne/.
    relentless
  24. s'acharner.
    • a\ =persist in, persevere in, strive for;
    • sur =attack, harass; hammer away at;
    • contre =take it out on somebody;
  25. l'acharnement(m);
    the relentlessness.
  26. se requinquer.
    recover, perk up, pep up, refresh.
  27. fre/\le.
    fragile, frail.
  28. la se/quelle.
    after-effect, consequence, legacy.
  29. ronger.
    gnaw at, eat into, wear away.
  30. rongeur.
    rodent.
  31. purulent.
    suppurating, infected/pussy.
  32. le fle/au.
    plague, scourge, bane, curse, flail.
  33. accro.
    addicted; hooked, fanatic.
  34. faire a\ malaise.
    black out, faint.
  35. perdre conscience.
    faint.
  36. evanouir.
    faint.
  37. un verrou.
    bolt, lock.
  38. verrouiller.
    to lock, bolt, cordon off, close off.
  39. le cadenas.
    padlock.
  40. le sevrage.
    weaning, withdrawal, quitting.
  41. e/\tre manque.
    withdrawal.
  42. le manque.
    lack, shortage, deficiency, insufficiency, absence, flaw, error, fault, gap, hole, empty space.
  43. de/busquer.
    track down, flush out, drive out.
  44. un essor.
    flight (litt); rise, development.
  45. pourrir.
    to rot.
  46. de/charne/.
    scrawny, scraggy, skin and bones.
  47. re/diger.
    write, compose, compile.
  48. une re/daction.
    essay.
  49. se taper desssus.
    get beat down by.
  50. le rendement.
    yield, productivity, output.
  51. bosser.
    work.
  52. le turbin.
    job, daily grind.
  53. aller au turbin.
    to go to the mines.
  54. le plus sachant.
    educated.
  55. ve/ne/neux.
    poisonous.
  56. la officine.
    pharmacy.
  57. le rebouteux.
    bone setter.
  58. en de/pit de.
    despite, in spite of.
  59. magre/.
    despite, in spite of.
  60. le marmot.
    kid, brat.
  61. la marmaille.
    brat.
  62. le gosse.
    kid, brat, chap.
  63. la cre\che.
    childcare center, day nursery.
  64. la halte-garderie.
    childcare center, (hourly care).
  65. effleurer.
    • shim, graze, touch;
    • touch upon, skim through;
    • scratch, scrape, graze;
    • cross one's mind, occur to one.
  66. faire une toile.
    go to cinema.
  67. un cre/ancier.
    creditor.
  68. un lotissement.
    development.
  69. bien loti.
    be well off, well provided for.
  70. mal loti.
    to be badly off, poorly provided for.
  71. HLM
    habitations loye/e modere/e.
  72. l'engouement.
    infatuation, passion.
  73. le de/fi.
    • challenge, defiance;
    • challenge (difficult to attain.)
  74. insolent.
    arrogant.
  75. tapageuse.
    • noisy, rowdy, showy,
    • flashy, obstrusive;
  76. insense/.
    • senseless, foolish, insane, crazy;
    • enormous, huge, ridiculousl
    • insane, mad, crazy.
  77. un insense/.
    madman, mad person, insane person.
  78. fourmiller
    swarm, teaming with, crawling with, tingle.
  79. une fourmi.
    ant.
  80. un fourmi.
    busy bee.
  81. les fourmis.
    pins and needles.
  82. raffoler.
    • to be crazy about, wild about,
    • love, adore, delight.
  83. me/tisse.
    mixed.
  84. le me/tis, la me/tisse.
    mixed race person, crossbreed, hybrid.
  85. s'emparer.
    seize, take possession of, grasp, take hold of.
  86. aller de pair.
    to go together.
  87. feutrer.
    • to felt (textile)
    • to pad/line with felt.
  88. le moral.
    mood.
  89. la morale
    ethics.
  90. les mœurs (moers).
    customs, habit, traditions, morals, mores, behavior.
  91. le bouchon.
    traffic jam, bottleneck, blockage.
  92. l'embouteillage.
    • log jam, traffic jam;
    • bottling.
  93. le blocage.
    log jam.
  94. les heures de pointe.
    rush hour.
  95. les heures de creuse.
    non-rush / off-peak hour

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