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Flashcards in Adjectives before/after Deck (53):
1

ancien(ne)

former...
...old

2

bas(se)

low (relative/abstract)...
...low/short (physical)

3

brave

decent/honest...
...courageous

4

bref/breve

curt...
...short

5

certain(e)

some...
...definite, particular

6

chaud(e)

erotic (colloq.)...
...hot

7

cher/chère

dear...
...expensive

8

court(e)
???

short

9

cruel(le)

harsh...
...cruel

10

curieux/curieuse

strange ...
... inquisitive

11

dernier/dernière

last...
...last in a series

12

différent(e)

several...
...varied/specific one

13

doux/douce

subtle...
...gentle
Can be used both before and after to describe a kind person

14

droit(e)

right/straightforward/righteous...
...right (vs. left)

15

drôle

odd/strange...
...funny

16

dur(e)

difficult...
...hard (substance)

17

entier/entière

entire (concept -- confidence, responsibility)...
...entire (object, time period)

18

faux/fausse

false/untrue/wrong...
...?

19

fin(e)

thin/sharp/delicate...
...quality

20

fort(e)

strong...
...intense

21

fou/folle

crazy/mad

22

futur(e)

future...
...prospective

23

gentil(le)

gentle/meek...
...kind/friendly

24

grand(e)

eminent/impressive (abstract)...
...tall (physical dimension)

25

haut(e)

high (value)/loud ...
...high/tall (location, size)

26

heureux/euse

fortunate/lucky...
...happy

27

humble

humble/obscure...

28

jeune

youth.... (les jeunes années, le jeune couple)
...young

29

juste

No clear pattern
Fair, accurate, real, appropriate

30

lourd(e)

dull...
...heavy

31

maigre

miserable/meager...
...thin

32

malin/maligne

malignant...
...clever/sharp

33

mauvais(e)

bad/poor...

34

meilleur(e)

better/best...

35

même

same/self...

36

mince

scant....
...thin

37

mou/mol/molle

soft/limp/slack...

38

parfait

extremely...
...perfect

39

pauvre

pitiable...
...impoverished

40

plein(e)

full/solid/replete

41

premier/première

first...
...first in a series

42

prochain(e)

next...
...next (time) -- samedi prochain

43

propre

own...
...clean

44

rare

uncommon...

45

sale

dirty...

46

simple

common/easy
...plain/austere/modest

47

tendre

>

48

triste

>

49

unique

only/sole...
...single

50

vain

vain/futile/trivial...

51

véritable

true/good/germane...

52

vrai(e)

true/authentic

53

petit(e)

modest...
...small in size