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  1. le bourreau.
    executioner.
  2. faire suite a\.
    happen after, follow.
  3. s'attaquer.
    attack.
  4. entacher.
    sully, tarnish, mar.
  5. ternir.
    tarnish, damage, stain, fade.
  6. un corbillard.
    hearse.
  7. un bastion.
    bastion, stronghold, fortification, castle.
  8. un fief.
    fiefdom, kingdom, stronghold.
  9. un berceau.
    cradle, crib, birthplace.
  10. un repe\re.
    landmark, point of reference.
  11. le revers.
    • reverse, other side, back of hand;
    • setback, pitfall; lapel, backhand.
  12. le revers de la medaille.
    the other side of the coin.
  13. revers de fortune.
    reversal of fortune.
  14. un casse-te/\te.
    • brainteaser, puzzle;
    • conundrum;
    • mace, club, bat.
  15. grincer (dedans)
    gnash, grind one's teeth.
  16. bifurquer.
    fork, split, branch off.
  17. ramper.
    • crawl; grovel;
    • climb up, crawl along.
  18. grimper.
    climb, scale.
  19. le scelle/.
    seal.
  20. sceller.
    to seal, conclude, ratify.
  21. un verrou judiciaire.
    a legal lockdown.
  22. la cire.
    wax.
  23. la cirage.
    shoe polish.
  24. aus quatre vents.
    4 winds, corners of the earth.
  25. le repaire.
    den, lair, hideout.
  26. le hameau.
    hamlet.
  27. le bled.
    backwater, boonies, dump, hole.
  28. un trou-perdu.
    god-forsaken hole, middle of nowhere.
  29. la sourdine.
    mute (on instrument).
  30. en sourdine.
    muted, at slower pace/volume.
  31. brasser.
    move around, shuffle.
  32. a\ l'abri de.
    sheltered from
  33. la tre\ve.
    truce, rest, break, let up.
  34. nague\re.
    in the past, formerly, once, long ago.
  35. autrefois.
    formerly, in the past.
  36. jadis.
    formerly, long ago.
  37. anciennement.
    previously, before, formerly.
  38. les touches.
    keys (on keyboard)
  39. un arobase.
    @, at-sign.
  40. die\se.
    sharp; pound sign.
  41. le retour.
    backspace.
  42. le passe.
    enter key.
  43. un nourisson.
    infant.
  44. onirique.
    dreamy, dreamlike, fantasy.
  45. l'onirsme (m).
    fantasizing.
  46. un re\ve.
    dream.
  47. le me/pris.
    scorn, disdain.
  48. importun.
    unwelcome, tiresome, annoying.
  49. importuner.
    disturb, bother, annoy.
  50. ennuyer.
    bore, bother, annoy.
  51. agacer.
    annoy, irritate, tease, get on nerves.
  52. opportun.
    appropriate, suitable, timely, expedient.
  53. nuire.
    harm, damage.
  54. nuisible.
    harmful, damaging, injurous, detrimental.
  55. nocif.
    harmful, noxious.
  56. louper (examen, train)
    • miss, let slip, pass up;
    • mess up, screw up; flunk;
    • botch, bungle.
  57. rater
    miss, fail, go wrong, spoil, mess up.
  58. manquer.
    • be missing, lacking;
    • lack, be missing, be absent,
    • miss (bus,train, plane)
    • fail to keep.
  59. e/chouer.
    • end up, finish up;
    • fail;
    • beach, run aground, be washed up.
  60. cale/.
    clever, good, tough.
  61. tie\de.
    lukewarm, tepid.
  62. je suis tie\de.
    not really for it.
  63. je me ta/\te.
    hesitate.
  64. ta/\ter.
    • feel, palpate;
    • feel weight of (de), try.
  65. se ta/\ter.
    • hesitate, be of 2 minds.
    • touch yourself.
  66. BCBG
    • (bon chic, bon genre)
    • preppy, yuppie, guppie.
  67. BoBo.
    (Bourgeois-Behe/\me).
  68. de/visser.
    unscrew, undo, twist.
  69. CAC 40.
    • Cotation Assiste/e en continu.
    • Paris stock index.
  70. miner.
    undermine.
  71. affaiblir.
    undermine.
  72. saper.
    eat away, sap, wear down.
  73. e/coper.
    bail out (water).
  74. e/coper.
    get, receive (sentence).
  75. une amende.
    fine.
  76. une prune.
    ticket.
  77. faillir.
    • almost, all but;
    • fail to keep, not hold to, break.
  78. un tournant.
    turning point, watershed.
  79. un engrenage.
    gears, spiral.
  80. le sabot.
    clog.
  81. le sabotage.
    sabotage.
  82. s'indigner.
    to be outraged.
  83. de s'en sortir.
    survive.
  84. se de/brouiller.
    to manage, sort out, get by with, handle things.
  85. c'est un se/cret polichinelle.
    it's hardly a secret.
  86. un e/mule.
    competitor, emulator, equal.
  87. des yeux doux a\.
    making eyes, puppy eyes.
  88. le fouet.
    whip.
  89. de plein fouet.
    headlong, full force (collision).
  90. le de/fi.
    challenge.
  91. autant de.
    as much as.
  92. l'abattement (m).
    • discount, reduction, allowance.
    • demolition; dejection, despondency.
  93. gale/rer.
    have a hard time, struggle.
  94. percevoir.
    receive, collect.
  95. grapiller.
    glean.
  96. faire la que/\te.
    collection.
  97. faire la manche.
    beg.
  98. faire l'aumo/\ne.
    charity, alms, favor.
  99. mendier.
    beg.
  100. le mendiant.
    begger.
  101. un aumo/\nier.
    chaplain.
  102. ne pas de/semplir.
    to be always full.
  103. a\ co/\te/ de c,a.
    on the other hand.
  104. la patente.
    • patent; duty, tax, levy.
    • license.
  105. le brevet.
    patent; diploma, certificate.
  106. le licence.
    licence, permit, degree.
  107. licentieux.
    licentious.
  108. subalterne.
    • subordinate, junior;
    • menial, lowly; low-ranking.
  109. usant.
    wearing.
  110. une logique foncie\re.
    basic, fundamental.
  111. ale/atoire.
    random, uncertain, unpredictable.
  112. pre/alablement.
    perviously, formerly, earlier, before.
  113. une editrice.
    publisher.
  114. un redacteur.
    editor.
  115. une planche.
    • plate (illustration).
    • board (cutting)
    • bed (garden)
    • flat chested woman.
    • plank, board. (wood)
  116. plus que tout.
    more than anything.
  117. dans les coulisses.
    set,
  118. le sce\ne.
    stage.
  119. une porte coulissante.
    sliding door.

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