French Vocab

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French Vocab
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  1. s'élever
    to mount, to augment
  2. mener
    to lead
  3. s'étendre
    to stretch out, to spread
  4. se cacher
    to lurk, to hide
  5. s'abriter
    to shelter, to harbour
  6. bourg
    market town
  7. entourer
    to close in, surround
  8. serpenter
    to meander
  9. Il pleut à verse
    It rained a lot
  10. le porche
    the porch
  11. se percher
    to perch
  12. pentu
    steep
  13. plat
    flat
  14. étroit
    narrow
  15. large
    broad
  16. court
    short
  17. tortueux
    tortuous, devious
  18. paysage
    landscape, scenery
  19. paisible
    peaceable
  20. agité
    hectic
  21. morne
    dismal, gloomy
  22. accueillant
    homly
  23. opulent
    opulent, buxom
  24. prospère
    prosperous
  25. exigu
    cramped, uncomfortable
  26. spacieux
    spacious
  27. effrayer
    scare, frighten
  28. raffoler
    to dote, to go wild about
  29. crique
    creek
  30. mouillage
    mooring, anchorage
  31. abrupte
    very steep, abrupt
  32. concurrence
    competition, rivalry, opposition
  33. refauler
    to hold back, force back
  34. décidé
    determined, resolute, firm
  35. silgouette
    figure
  36. allure
    style
  37. budge
    bouge
  38. butter fingered
    empoté
  39. the least
    quelconque
  40. notebook
    cahier
  41. unnoticed
    inaperçu
  42. value, wort
    valeur
  43. to slim, lose weight
    maigrir
  44. vault, arch, hunckback
    voute
  45. frail
    frêle
  46. chunky, stocky
    corpulent
  47. graceful
    gracieux
  48. graceless
    gauche
  49. strong, muscular
    coustaud
  50. doré
    golden
  51. aural/hearing
    l'ouïe
  52. taste
    le goût
  53. to wander
    flâner
  54. to draw, pull, draw a weapon
    tirer
  55. bad things, wrongful action
    méfaits
  56. lightly, softly
    légèrement
  57. break-in
    cambriolage
  58. to invest
    placer
  59. despite
    malgré
  60. part, portion, element
    partie
  61. peasant, farming
    paysan
  62. sky-scraper
    gratte-ciel
  63. aisle, wing
    aile
  64. sanctuary, asylum
    asile
  65. to note, make a record
    noter
  66. to forewarn, warn
    prevenir
  67. to forsee, anticipate
    prévoir
  68. a lie
    le mensonge
  69. submit, put in
    soumettre
  70. to avoid
    eviter
  71. to act, do
    agir
  72. effrayer
    to scare, frighten
  73. pity
    l'empathie
  74. honesty
    l'honnête
  75. to spoil
    gater (tu me gates)
  76. I only have one at a time
    Je n'en ai qu'un à la fois
  77. lay, creat
    pondre
  78. dust
    poussière
  79. to budge, move
    bouger
  80. haven, cover, shelter
    abri
  81. to pick, pluck
    cueillir
  82. sap, lifeblood
    sève
  83. a tuft
    touffe
  84. glossy, shiney
    luisant
  85. I regret having said which I did
    Je regret d'avoir dit ce que j'ai fait
  86. fashionable
    à la mode
  87. shutter
    volet
  88. stone
    pierre
  89. at the bottom, back
    au fond
  90. scan, sweep, brush
    balayé
  91. car pile up
    carambolage
  92. to finish, complete
    achever
  93. very fine, keen, sharpe, shrewd
    fin
  94. indeed, in fact
    en effet
  95. accountant
    comptable
  96. to commit
    commettre
  97. a theft
    un vol
  98. community service
    travail communautaire
  99. to lie
    mentir
  100. deflated, burst
    créve (energy-wise)
  101. thumb
    le pouce
  102. among
    parmi
  103. show
    apparaître
  104. to amit
    avouer
  105. to approve
    approuver
  106. to be for...
    être pour...
  107. to tend to...
    avoir tendance à
  108. I doubt it will rain today
    Je doute qu'il^pleuve aujourd'hui
  109. rub salt in the wound
    'remuer la couteau dans la palie' (idiom - twist a knife in the cut)
  110. silk
    la soie
  111. linen
    lin
  112. leather
    le cuir
  113. cotton
    le coton
  114. fur
    la fournure
  115. bra
    le soutien-gorge
  116. a pair of sock
    une paire des chausettes
  117. tights
    de bas
  118. wrist
    un poignet
  119. un foulard
    bandana, scarf
  120. sword
    épée
  121. the film is based on a true story
    le film est tiré d'une histoire vraie
  122. famous
    célèbre
  123. the book has been adapted for the cinema
    le livre a été adapté au cinema
  124. to have a sense of humour
    avoir le sens de l'humour
  125. cleaniness
    la propreté
  126. a point in common
    un point commun
  127. obvious
    evidant
  128. to get dirty
    salir
  129. fill up/refill
    remplir

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